Fire From The Sky

Inspiration strikes like a bolt of lightning.
- but then what?

Inspiration is often symbolized by fire descending from the sky -- lightning, tongues of flame, a burning bush.
Fire can be useful, or it can be a destructive force.

It is what you do with inspiration that matters.

Art can be whatever it pleases... but-"Is it art?"

Esthetic engineering is the purposeful use of material that appeals to the senses.

Writing, music, and the graphic arts influence our minds, giving rise to thoughts and emotions. The more controlled and directed that effect, the closer "art" approaches to esthetic engineering.

What does all that have to do with? Well, you could call me an artist, or a writer, or a musician--but those are limited labels. Life can't be chopped up and stuck into little pigeonholes. Everything is connected. Whether I am writing a song or designing a website, all of me is involved. I am an esthetic engineer. I see the patterns, make the connections, communicate as clearly as possible.

E-mail me if you have any questions.

...or if you have The Answer...

No animals were harmed in the construction of this website. However, the webmistress may have eaten a few.

This page - and pretty much the whole site - is designed to fit any size browser window comfortably, and adjust to your font size preferences. If you are using an antique browser that does not support CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), it should still be readable and its content will be displayed in a reasonably logical order.

Some things, such as font styles and sizes, may vary acording to your browser settings. I hope you're not using a phone, because I haven't gotten around to adapting it for that yet...don't have one to test it on - LOL

If you want to see what the site should look like, use anything but Internet Explorer, which is not guaranteed to give perfect results here. Oh, it woun't break up; you'll be able to see and read everything, it's just not as cool. Sites that are designed specifically for IE often don't work well for anything else. Try FireFox - it's cool. Opera has some good features for taming hard-to-view sites.

Oh - and hang on to your towel!

Welcome to FFTS.
(Ask a cat how to pronounce that)
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My prehistoric fantasy A Drum Is Empty is now available on Smashwords in several ebook formats. Also available are some related short stories. The novel is $4.95; the shorts are free.

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Arual's lil house on the peninsula -- archive of one incarnation of my first site. Good for a laff.

Unlimited Opportunity!

Pyramid Scheme Alert
Think about it. Then think again. "Legal" MLM rackets have probably claimed more victims than those that are labeled scams. Multi-level marketing is the only "business" with a 99% failure rate.
Download/view my MLM PowerPoint Presentation - entertaining "infomercial" (right-click and "Save as" to download) ca. 2MB

Friends don't sell false promises to friends.

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George Washington grew hemp. Let freedom ring!


Where Lightning Strikes - NASA sensors map it out worldwide

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All artwork on this site (except for the occasional link-banner) is my own original work. Hot-linkers will be LARTed severely.

©2006 - 2010 L. Haglund AKA Matera the Mad__

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