Welcome!

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This is the iReco8o Tastemaking blog!  Said: “i-ree-co-8-oh”. iReco8o.com is the art and eclectic experience (luxury tastemaking) blog of EBENLO, Painter of Song; named “iReco” for featuring helpful suggestions, paired with the nouveau “8o”, our tell-all emoticon!     Be sure to subscribe to the iRECO8o E-Newsletter for Painter of Song updates.  For a limited time, I’m hosting a subscriber sweepstakes! …

iReco8oWelcome!

Why Water Distillation?

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“I know of absolutely no, and I mean absolutely no means of prevention that would save so many lives as simply to stop fluoridation, or don’t start it where it is otherwise going to be started. There you might save 30,000 or 40,000 or 50,000 lives a year, cancer lives. That is an awful lot of lives a year.” —-Dr. …

iReco8oWhy Water Distillation?

Artichoke-Spinach Dip Recipe Prep – It’s Deeelich!

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So, I’ve been meaning to make some tasty artichoke dip for quite some time now.  First, a friend mentions an old family recipe and how delicious it is.  Being a fellow enjoyer of Artichokes, I could only imagine how delicious a cheesy artichoke dip might be, having never tried it. Then, on Facebook, I ask my aunt Ann for her …

iReco8oArtichoke-Spinach Dip Recipe Prep – It’s Deeelich!

True Believer or High Minded Disdainer?

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Is there a such thing as a Christian Gnostic?  What is one?  What does that mean? The naïve, scripturally uninformed, or who are seeking some personal revelation to make them feel special, unique, and superior to others should beware. You might also consider asking yourself if this was how your denomination was started. The LORD came to forgive sin, teach …

iReco8oTrue Believer or High Minded Disdainer?

Situation Normal All Facebooked Up! by Ebenlo #Facebook #Fascism in #USA

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So I found out today, that if you’re a business on facebook (or even a regular user), you don’t have unregulated acess to posting so your friends can see, it’s all based on a controlled algorithm, and held out for the highest bidders who’ll pay to boost a post. How uncool does a person have to be, that they’ll pay for …

iReco8oSituation Normal All Facebooked Up! by Ebenlo #Facebook #Fascism in #USA

A Word of Mercy to Paul Ryan and The Randians

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  Film Reco: “Park Avenue: Money, Power, and the American Dream” (Netflix)   Paul Ryan is flat out of his mind if he thinks we can cut all social programs and not find ourselves in an all out civil war. The instituting of Fed Incorporated created a people’s-value munching machine that makes it ever more difficult for the destitute to …

iReco8oA Word of Mercy to Paul Ryan and The Randians

How To Paint Your Shoes – A Primer On Acrylic Pens #Art #FineArt

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How To Paint Your Own Shoes by Ebenlo I recently decided that hosting a contest would be a fun idea that might teach others something about art, and earn more page views and readership to this blog.  I thought, “What on earth should I give away?”  Instantly, I thought of painting a pair of Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars.  They are so …

iReco8oHow To Paint Your Shoes – A Primer On Acrylic Pens #Art #FineArt

Every Man Should Own One of These – Bottle Opener Light Carabiner

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I haven’t made many posts here in the past few months, despite being on a recent Art Trip (check out http://bit.ly/ELoVlog for details), however, constant use of a recent purchase has inspired me to get the word out and iRECO8o something new! I bought this thing on a recent trip while exploring a bit of Oregon. I was headed for …

iReco8oEvery Man Should Own One of These – Bottle Opener Light Carabiner

iReco8o Site Update

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Well, I managed to migrate the majority of the old content from my old site to this new one. Be sure to subscribe to the blog updates so you can get your entry in for the new subscriber contest! Your chances are quite good at this stage! Do it. Do it now. Scroll down to the bottom of the page …

iReco8oiReco8o Site Update

B.B. King Egg Tempera Painting by Ebenlo

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Here’s my B.B. King egg tempera painting!  (Seen here as a limited edition print.) I was just posting it on my facebook http://Facebook.com/EbenloArtist, and thought I’d post it here as well: If you’re a blues fan, you’ll love sharing this image at home with your friends!  The original http://bit.ly/EbenlOriginals , limited edition http://bit.ly/EbenloLtdEd , & standard edition prints http://bit.ly/EbenloBBKing of this image are still available! …

iReco8oB.B. King Egg Tempera Painting by Ebenlo