Tony's stash of textual information

I hope you find something beneficial here

What have I accomplished since the first mention of Covid appeared on the web-pages of news corporations worldwide? I write the below words to help me keep track of the goings-on in my life so far.

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I make this list to help me make sense of the information that is swimming in my mind.

  1. Boon Lay – Service-crewwoman Cai Yan
  2. Chinese Gardens – Barista Samantha
  3. Commonwealth – Barista Grace
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I list both the positive and negative attributes that other people have noticed in me.

(I have heard these with my own ears, over the past few years, especially after COVID occurred.)

  1. Resourceful
  2. Kind
  3. Generous
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You gave me a kiss But, later, a hiss

Did you know It can't be hidden

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I recount the people who have left my life.

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Let me recount recent deaths:

  • Yuki Onishi, dead at 43 years old. (Acute heart failure). Famous for starting a chain of eateries, known as Tsuta Ramen.
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You call my art Degenerate And say you don't exagerrate

Hey now, mister You sure seem sinister

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The word “Carna” means “meat” in Italian language. Hence, “Bottega de Carna”, or “shop of meat”.

I find it interesting to compare “carna”, in Italian, with “carnal” in English.

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Under the shade of a tree A bee buzzed by my ear It was a boiling-hot day But the bee was still working

And I wondered to myself, How long until the bee drops dead, And does its queen Miss this hardworking bee When its hardworking segmented body finally crumbles?

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The Central Public Library has been undergoing renovations for a year, and counting.

It can be tempting to spiral into pessimism, but I make effort to look for encouraging signs of new growth, and for the caresses of the breezes of Spring.

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