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A few black and white double exposures.

Hospital hallways
The gift shop and information kiosk

I took these using Hipstamatic.

QOTD : “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ~ Buckminster Fuller

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A Long Day

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This is the first time I’ve worn regular clothes in almost a month. I’m going out for a long day filled with doctor visits.

What started out as routine doctors’ appointments ended with 7 hours in the ER. One blood transfusion later we returned home and collapsed into bed.

QOTD: ““Don’t finish any thought or sentence in your head that doesn’t affirm the life you want to create.” ~ Andrea Balt

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Enjoy the view

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Credit:: Catacosmosis
Midnight in Greystone
Incognito

QOTD: “WHAT LIFE STORY WILL YOU CREATE FOR YOURSELF IN THE COMING MONTHS?.” ~ Rob Brezsny

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Memories stuck between the pages of my mind

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When I went places with my grandfather, he always stopped on the way back and got us both a strawberry malt. He seemed to know where all the best malt places were. I have a difficult time finding a malt shop these days.

His wife always fed me bananas. Anytime I eat a banana she comes to mind. She would make banana sandwiches. They were banana and Mayo or banana and creamy peanut butter. I recently made one for myself. It was good.

While grocery shopping I saw a bag of mini GooGoo Clusters. My grandfather on my dad’s side liked GooGoo Clusters. He liked Red Skeleton and Laurence Welk. He drove Studebaker cars until he could not buy them any longer. He was a very hard working man with big gnarly, arthritic hands. He always smelled like Ben Gay.

QOTD: “I see that the life of this place is always emerging beyond expectation or prediction or typicality, that it is unique, given to the world minute by minute, only once, never to be repeated. And this is when I see that this life is a miracle, absolutely worth having, absolutely worth saving.
We are alive within mystery, by miracle.”

~ Wendell Berry, “Life is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition”

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Personal Notes

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To mask or not to mask? As for me, myself, and I, we will wear a mask when around people. I live in a extremely high risk area.

I went to Hayneville today for supplies. When I was there a couple of weeks ago only a few people wore mask. Today almost everyone I saw was a wearing and mask and social distancing. The three people not wearing masks really stood out. I felt safer there than anywhere else I have gone other than the west coast where everyone was wearing masks.

The courthouse in Haneyville.

QOTD: “My intention for this year is to surrender the “knowledge” of my linear, human, survival-oriented mind to the “knowing” of the nonlinear, immortal, divine heart-mind.” ~ Carolyn Elliott

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Personal Notes

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1. “In mythology, blackness is the primal source of all life and possibility. In psychology, blackness symbolizes the rich unconscious core from which all vitality emerges” ~ Rob Brezsny.
The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. ~ Genesis 1:2-3.

Form and void. Form cannot exist without the void. Form exists within the void.
Empty space cries out to creation.

2. The not knowing.

humming freeway

green lawn chair

One my way

stare at the bear

It’s heartwarming 

knowing

There is a place

not knowing 

This wanderer 

Can call home

safe in the not kmowing

From Rob Brezsny’s news letter

3. My experience is, nothing goes back to how it used to be. The journey only goes forward through changes. Nothing is the same as it was mere nows ago.

QOTD: “Healing the sick. Turning water into wine. Parting the clouds. This is the work of those who have truly committed themselves….” ~ Matthew Merlin

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Thoughts pass
Feelings pass

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1. Om Mani Padme Hum

2. A magick spell. 😉 I don’t know but I’ve been told that uttering Greta Thunberg’s name three times over a vegan burger under a full moon at midnight causes an angry old white guy’s willy to fall off. Works best in Texas.

3. Things that make me feel inept.
I hate when I create my own disaster. I was defrosting the freezer and managed to get a hand towel wrapped up in the ice maker mechanism. I got out what I could. Only time will tell if I killed the ice maker.

Ice maker update: I appear to have saved the ice maker. It is busily make ice again. 🏆

QOTD: “In this moment, everything is outstanding. In this here, all is well.” ~ Me

Tag, you’re it.

I appreciate each of you. Your visits, likes, and comments mean so much. Stay safe and well out there in the CCE. Seems Covid is coming back with a vengeance.

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Card for This Day

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Today it rains. Tomorrow the sun shines. Today I am well. Tomorrow I’m sick. Today I am happy. Tomorrow I’m sad. Round and round.

“… the giant wheel…representing time, destiny, and karma. The Milky Way revolves around a perpetual motion circle with 12 signs of the zodiac on the outer edge. Inside the circle are the eight trigrams of I Ching and near the center of the circle are the four directions, illuminated by the energy of lightning. The rotating triangle is now facing upwards, towards the gods. At the center of the wheel is the symbol of yin and yang, male and female, creative and receptive.”

“It is often said that the only constant thing in the world is change. Life is constantly changing, evolving, dying and rebirth. All opposites play a role in this vast circle. If you cling to the edge of the wheel, you may be dizzy! Then move to the center of the storm and relax because you know the storm will pass.” ~ Tarotx The wheel continues to turn.

QOTD: “…remove yourself from situations where you have trouble being and feeling your true self.” ~ Rob Brezsny

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Personal Notes

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1. Here is a challenge for you. Every morning for 7 or more days, “say this out loud to see how it feels: “I know exactly what I want. I know exactly what I don’t want. I know exactly what I kind of want but I won’t waste my time on it because it sidetracks me from working on what I really want.” ~ Rob Brezsny

2. Another man I know died from Covid.

3. Starting with dried chickpeas changes my entire hummus plan. Starting with dry beans is so much better and makes a smoother hummus. I won’t need to purchase a food processor.

QOTD: Anthony Bourdain said: “I want to keep the assholes in my life to an absolute minimum, if not zero. That’s worth real, real money — to not have assholes in your life.”

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Card for This Day

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The Knight of Water

“Now it is the time to be a bungee jumper without the cord! And this is an expression of absolute trust, not being reserved or hiding in the safety corner, which is what Knight of Water wants from us. It is a great inspiration if we jump and plunge into the unknown, even though it scares us to death. And when we believe in the level of quantum leaps, we won’t devise any elaborate plans. We are not saying: “Okay, I believe I know what to do now, and I will arrange everything, pack suitcases, and carry them.” No, we just jump, not even think about what happens next.

That jump is worthwhile, and it makes us tremble when we fall freely in the vast sky. The Knight of water Osho Zen refers to what will be waiting for us on the other side – a soft, welcoming, yummy pink, rose petals, juicy… Come on!” ~ TarotX.net

“Don’t waste your life for that which is going to be taken away. Trust life. If you trust, only then can you drop your knowledge, only then can you put your mind aside. And with trust, something immense opens up. Then this life is no longer ordinary life, it becomes full of God, overflowing.

When the heart is innocent and the walls have disappeared, you are bridged with infinity. And you are not deceived; there is nothing that can be taken away from you. That which can be taken away from you is not worth keeping, and that which cannot be taken away from you, why should one be afraid of its being taken away? – it cannot be taken away, there is no possibility. You cannot lose your real treasure. “

Source: Osho The Sun Rises in the Evening Chapter 9

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