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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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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

Once Upon a Time in Pint Lala 5

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1. The storm came. The power went off. 52 degrees. It got a bit chilly inside. 4 hours later the power was restored. Warming up again.

2. I’ve been away from Pint Lala for a couple of weeks. I road tripped to The Great Smokey Mountains.

3. When I returned to Pint Lala there were some awesome warm days. I was loving them. Then in came the cold of winter. It was 27 F when I got up. Brrrrr

A little drip drip created a little ice stalagmite.
It’s been a long time since I’ve seen ice on this windshield.

QOTD: “In early January every year, many people make New Year’s resolutions, promising to embark on programs of self-improvement. But your assignment now, should you choose to accept it, is to create a list of ANTI-resolutions.

Here are some questions to guide you:

1. What outlandish urges and controversial tendencies do you promise to cultivate in the coming months?

2. What nagging irritations will you ignore and avoid with even greater ingenuity?

3. What problems do you promise to exploit in order to have even more fun as you make the status quo accountable for its corruption?

4. What boring rules and traditions will you thumb your nose at, paving the way for exciting encounters with strange attractors?” – Rob Brezsny

I love his anti-resolution idea and the four guidelines.

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Here
Now

December Finds

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My kind of Advent Calendar

I am grateful for new experiences.

This lichen world on a fence post in Gatlinburg TN.
This special Christmas was a different kind of Christmas time in old familiar places, with shared pleasant memories from a former life and amazing new memories. It was the best Christmas in many years.

QOTD: “I want enough time to be in love with everything.” ~ Marina Keega

Higher vibes
More energy

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Road Trip Day 16

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The last day of 2021. It’s rainy. Maybe I’ll make it back to WHQ today.

I thought this was an intriguing marketing idea.
Tasty fruit
This one me was looking at me.
What a surprise at WHQ. One of the air plants bloomed. Isn’t it lovely. I’m looking forward to the pups.

I’m back at WHQ. Things look and function as they should. It’s good to be back. It was good to be away. Sitting outside in shorts enjoying a cup of French Market Chicory coffee.

QOTD: “What worn-out shticks are blinding us to the blessings that life is conspiring to give us?

Which of our theories may have been useful and even brilliant in the past but are now keeping us from becoming aware of the ever-fresh creation that unfolds before us?

It’s not enough to terminate our stale mental habits just once.  We have to ask ourselves rude questions and kick our own asses again and again.

We have to immerse ourselves regularly in the waters of chaos.

Our relationship with life has to be a never-ending improvisation.” – Rob Brezsny

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Road Trip Day 15

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The weather outside is frightful: Rain and wind; Flashing lights from the heavens; Enormous booming. Not my idea of good driving weather. For today I’ll stay in the safe haven of the Belle home and enjoy the warmth, dryness, love, happiness and yummy foods.

QOTD: Listen up all you bad-ass tantric saints “You can stop taking your pain personally…
… you can relate to it instead as “THE pain” rather than “MY pain” and make a heroic bodhisattva decision to gladly feel & transmute THE pain on behalf of everyone else.” ~ Carolyn Elliott

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More love
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Road Trip Day 14

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Waiting on the Uber
My location independent home is where I am. It’s even better when my tribe is there.
Beautiful Christmas flowers adorn the entrance.
A book on the table.

There is one last drive and I’ll be back at WHQ. I look forward to seeing my stuff through different eyes. When I started mejeep after 13 days of sitting idle, it ran a bit rough. Tomorrow will be an adventure of one sort or another.

QOTD: “I invite you to have:

an improbable quest playing at the edge of your imagination: a heroic task that provokes deep thoughts and noble passions even if it incites smoldering torment;

an extravagant dream that’s only slightly farfetched;

a goal that stretches your possibilities and opens your mind;

a wild hope whose pursuit makes you smarter and stronger even if you never fully accomplish it.” ~ Rob Brezsny

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Road Trip Day 13

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My mighty chariot for the next to last leg of the road trip. It’s my first hybrid ride. Enjoyable.
A rare occurrence, my second visit to an Applebees.

I ordered parmesan garlic boneless wings with blue cheese dipping sauce and a diet soda to go. I attempted to add a Bloody Mary. The waitress said, “I can’t do that. This is Alabama.” Sweet Home Alabama 😂😂😂😂😂

The front sidewalk at the Best Western.

QOTD: “…captivating yet relaxing adventures that enable you to weave together diverse threads of your experience, inspiring you to feel at home in the world.” ~ New Year wish from Rob Brezsny

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Vlogmas 2021

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I’m participating in Vlogmas this year. I find it challenging. Vlogging isn’t something I do a lot.

Vlogmas is a holiday event where YouTube creators post videos every day in December leading up to Christmas.

1. Vlogmas 12.2.21

2. Vlogmas 12.3.21

3. Vlogmas 12.5.21

4. Vlogmas 12.6.21

5. Vlogmas 12.7.21

QOTD: “Try this: Don’t wait for inspiration. Go after it with a butterfly net, lasso, sweet treats, fishing rod, court orders, beguiling smells, and sincere flattery.” – Rob Brezsny

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Once Upon a Time in Pint Lala 4

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1. I dropped the November 1SE video. It’s mostly shot in Pint Lala. Enjoy.

2. Every week I go to the Alabama Safari Park. Taking pics there is one reason I’m parked here.

3. Here I sit, dictating. In the distance I hear the blaring of a train horn and the rumble of its wheels. The coffee is lukewarm French Market Coffee in the white NOLA cup. I’m warming my feet in front of a space heater.

QOTD: “Every act is an act of magick.” – Rob Brezsny

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