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Medical Adventures

4.21.22 I was told I need a biopsy to check for prostate cancer. The biopsy is May 19.

QOTD: “You can tell if people are following Jesus, because they are feeding the poor, sharing their wealth, and trying to get everyone medical insurance. —Anne Lamott

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Personal Notes

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1. Recently it was 2.22.2022. 2+2+2+2+2+2 = 12 1+2 = 3
“Wherever the number 3 shows up in your life, it’s generally an omen of creativity, communication, optimism, and curiosity!” – Cosmopolitan

2. It isn’t always easy to find a location where I can wash WHQ in the traditional sense: lots of water and soap. I’ve been using this waterless car wash for several years with excellent results.

3. How much time do you spend talking to yourself everyday? I mean in your head, not out loud. Do you mostly talk to yourself about the same things you talked about yesterday?

QOTD: “We cannot live securely in a world which is not our own, in a world which is interpreted for us by others.

“Part of the terror is to take back our own listening, to put our ears to our own inner voices, to see our own light, which is our birthright, and comes to us in silence.” ~ Elaine Bellezza

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Alabama Safari Park 3.7.22

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Alabama Safari Park is a fun destination. It’s right off I65 exit 158.

Red Kangaroos
Resting Giraffe
“Where is my snack?”
Kunekune

QOTD: “…the Universe is literally (AND metaphorically!) made out of paradox.

Getting cozy with social contradictions helps you get cozier with the ultimate nondual truth.” ~ Carolyn Elliot

It’s helpful to embrace the paradoxes.

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My 100 Day Project 2022 P.5

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I visited Devil’s Backbone again. It’s one of my favorite spots at Magnolia Branch.
There are some cool rock formations.
It’s not an easy place to walk.

QOTD: “The great lessons from the true mystics, from the Zen monks, is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one’s daily life, in one’s neighbors, friends, and family, in one’s back yard, and that travel may be a flight from confronting the sacred. To be looking everywhere for miracles is a sure sign of ignorance that everything is miraculous. ~ Abraham H. Maslow, Religions, Values, and Peak Experiences

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Heard and Seen

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“That’s why I got Smart water. It contains a lot of water.”

Note found on the floor
A lichen world on a fence post

My neighbor brought over breakfast: turkey bacon, orange slices and an omelet. It was a cheese, onion, mushroom and canned peas omelet. The peas were a real surprise to me

QOTD: “At every moment, your mind is free—free to reject any thoughts, impulses, and feelings that are barreling into it from who-knows-where. Free to leap to some fresh perspective, inspiring thought, or deep feeling.” ~ Rob Brezsny

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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Southern Tire Mart

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Southern Tire came out and repaired the slow leak in the inside driver’s side rear tire. The tire had leaked down from 100 psi to 50 psi in 3 weeks. Turns out it was the valve stem. $180 and worth it.

I really appreciate road side services.

The repaired tire back on WHQ.

I’ll check the tire pressure again before I roll on down the road to assure myself that the problem is resolved.

QOTD: “What we name as anger is actually only the incoherent physical incapacity to sustain this deep form of care in our outer daily life; the unwillingness to be large enough and generous enough to hold what we love helplessly in our bodies or our mind with the clarity and breadth of our whole being.” – From David Whyte’s book, Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words

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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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My 100 Day Project 2022

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I’m not sure about my project this year. I have a lot of questions I’m working out. I think it’s a photo book project. The first phase is collecting photos from my stay at Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve.

Here are a few from the flooding February 4th.

The road was flooded for a quarter mile or so. It was more than a foot deep around the curve. I didn’t take a picture there because I did not want to stop. I think I was off the road several times. Water leaked into the jeep.
You can just see the yellow rails of the platform above the water at the bottom of the staircase. Normally that platform is 10 feet above the water.
The day before I walked past that green sign 50’ or more down to the Big Escambia Creek. Not this day.
The big, wide beach eroded and was still partially under water. I didn’t go there while it was mostly under water.

QOTD: “To achieve what the Zen Buddhists call “beginner’s mind,” you dispense with all preconceptions and enter each situation as if seeing it for the first time. “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities,” wrote Zen teacher Shunryu Suzuki. “but in the expert’s there are few.”

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Travel Day

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February 1 I left South Montgomery and headed towards Atmore to hang out in the woods.

While getting prepped to leave, the inverter Freedom 458 had an attacked of humming. I panicked, makes several calls, messed with the inverter and then it stopped humming. My current plan is to roll to Atmore, order a replacement, have it shipped here and install it when I return to Montgomery. Keep your fingers crossed.

Starryai

The night before and I’m in bed at 6 pm.

I bought fuel on the way. I have a 60 gallon tank.

I was running on empty.
I have a nice, peaceful new yard. I’m looking forward to the campfires and bicycle riding as soon as the rain slacks up.
My first visitor. I believe it is an assassin beetle.

QOTD: Many raindrops, trickles, streams, creeks, and rivers contribute to the pool of cosmic consciousness. Each tributary has its own eddies, whirlpools, stagnant backwaters, calm pools and rushing rapids. Where they converge the merging is not always easy. At times there is resistance, turbulence as each tries to have its separate way.

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Once Upon a Time in Pint Lala 6

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It’s full blown Alabama winter for days. I may be having trouble with my electrical. And maybe not. I am considering professional assistance.

Electrical update: It wasn’t a problem that required professional help. I realized it was my own fault. I was overloading the circuit.

Wearing the amazing wool toboggan my loving sister created for me.

This is the last month here. There are only a couple of weeks left.

Absence/desire
Blood/fear
Life/death
Light/dark
Yin/yang
Good/evil
Binary/Nonbinary
Dualism/Monism
Less is more

QOTD: We “…dwell as highly fluid and permeable creatures, perpetually constituted & formed by the whole on-going dance of creation.” ~ Carolyn Elliott

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