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I’m updating the Signs section at my websitenow. It will probably take another couple of months to go through all the pages and StreetView maps. I’m methodically proceeding alphabetically by state. Here are some of the tragedies and changes, from Alabama, Arkansas, and Arizona.
The Moon Winx Lodge sign in Tuscaloosa, AL was put up for sale in 2016. Either the owner changed his mind or he didn’t get a big enough offer. The sign was repainted this past September. The neon appears to still be intact. The wording at the bottom of the sign was unfortunately changed and that neon is now lost. The new paint (evergreen & turquoise) is not as nice as what was on the sign previously. But glass 3/4 full, right? Here’s my photo from 2007:
This weblink has a slider bar so that you can compare the old paint/new paint:
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This is an excerpt of exquisite letter that Kerouac sent to his first wife, Edie Kerouac Parker, in late January of 1957, a decade after their marriage had been annulled.
The world you see is just a movie in your mind.
Rocks don’t see it.
Bless and sit down.
Forgive and forget.
Practice kindness all day to everybody
and you will realize you’re already
in heaven now.
That’s the story.
That’s the message.
Nobody understands it,
nobody listens, they’re
all running around like chickens with heads cut
off. I will try to teach it but it will
be in vain, s’why I’ll
end up in a shack
praying and being
cool and singing
by my woodstove