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1. Day two of the cold symptoms. Blah Day 3. Blah Blah Blah. Days pass. Eight days later there is some improvement.

2. I ordered a Ninja Foodi in the hopes of replacing my slow cooker and my Instant Pot with one appliance. Also it adds an air fryer to my cooking options.

Multipurpose is the way to go when living this way.

3. Sits in a chair
Gray skies
A chill in the air
Staring eyes

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Once Upon a Time in Pint Lala 3

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1. On this beautiful fall day, my body is telling me to kick back, rest and try to get over this runny nose, itchy throat and stuffed up sinuses. The flow is definitely about rest and I’m going with the flow.

2. Recently I went for a drive to gather supplies. I passed a Koch Foods processing plant. I thought it looked cool with the bright blue sky.

“Heroes work here!”

3. Next door to the RV park the local water company is drilling a deep well to cover future expansions.

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Pint Lala 2

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Not much happening the last few days. I went to Dollar General to score some supplies. It was new one and the first DG I’ve been in that sold minimal produce. I got some bananas. I like bananas.

I wandered back to Alabama Safari Park. It was fun. Oddly, I forgot my big camera.

A pesky lama blocking the way.
It was a beautiful day

I drove to the state liquor store in Hayneville AL. It’s the county seat of Lowndes County. It was closed.

Civil rights protesters were killed by the white minority.

QOTD: “Whether we are on the threshold of a Golden Age or on the brink of a global cataclysm that will extinguish our civilization is not only unknowable, but undecided.”
~ Edward Cornish, founder of the World Future Society

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Once Upon a Time in Pint Lala

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I arrived in Pintlala November 1. I got here in the early afternoon and began the process of switching from travel mode to stationary mode.

This involves lowering the stabilizing jacks, picking up things I put on the floor for traveling safely, setting up the plants and ‘not an altar’, and getting out the other miscellaneous stowed items. It’s a several day process. There is no hurry.

Pint Lala day 2. In the a.m. i journeyed to the local grocer in the capital of a backward region of this country. I hope I obtained enough supplies for two weeks or more. Once back at WHQ, I stored most all the supplies.

3. I journeyed to the local safari park and after negotiating the price of admittance, spent some time with the creatures. Alabama Safari Park

4. I’ve been back to the safari park to take a few pictures. Good times.

Peck peck peck
Hop Hop

QOTD: “When you deliberately and intentionally change your concept of yourself from a Victim of Circumstances, Family, Partners or Culture, to a Creator of Life, you start authoring your true story, without waiting for anyone’s permission.”
~ Andrea Bait

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Personal Notes

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1. This time of year is difficult. Both my parents died around this time 12 years ago. Their deaths cast a pale over the holiday season that I have yet to shake off.

2. I am happy to announce my update to Xyborg Nomad 3.0. I got the Moderna booster recently.

This has been a priority for me. I wanted to receive the booster before I moved to a more rural setting where there is less access to vaccine sources and other purveyors of potions in general.

3. One nice thing about this time of year is that it’s eggnog in season. I love eggnog.

QOTD: “To be a hero means being the author of your own myth. “
~ Alberto Villoldo

In the moment we each chose our path. Yes, somethings are beyond our control. Even then we can choose our response. Each now contains a myriad of possibilities. We can make our routine, comfortable and often unexamined choice or we can select our equivalent to “the one less traveled”.

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference. ~ Robert Frost

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October Finds

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1. Sleep Over is a fun podcast by Carolyn Elliot and Laila Bernhardt.

2. A White Russian made with eggnog. Yummy.

QOTD: “Cultivate a willingness, eagerness, and receptivity to being surprised.” ~ Rob Brezsny

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Personal Notes

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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.

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Fermented Cucumbers

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Second Try

My first attempt was too salty. The salt was over powering. I couldn’t even rinse enough salt off to make them eatable.

Day 0: This is the fresh 1/2 jar of potential pickles. Wish me luck 🍀.

I’m using English Cucumbers.
Day 1, Lots and lots of bubbles
Day 2: The tannin is adding a brownish tint. I did a taste test this day: not too salty, nice garlicky flavor, with a hint of dill.
Day 3: I took one out to taste.

The day 3 taste test results are in. I give the pickles 4.5 out of 5. It was yummy except for a hint of bitter. The taste medley is: cucumber, light salt, dill, and garlic with a hint of bitter peel. These are soft crisp. I’ll increase the tannin when I make another batch. Keepers! I put them in the fridge to slow the fermentation process and so I can try one chilled.

The only “off” thing was some white mold I found on a clove of garlic that had floated up and was protruding from the brine. I fished it out and tossed it into the trash.

QOTD: “Only people who fear death can be enthralled and controlled.
The whole U.S. culture fears death, hence our rapid slide into a totalitarian surveillance state.” ~ Carolyn Elliott

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Bizarro Month Part 2

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A little Bizarro Month fun.

Creepy Dolls
Rosie
I’m so cute.
Pumpkin Head & fur baby

QOTD: “…currently at a bodily level I’d really much rather continue to masquerade as a “separate” being, it’s fun!” ~ Carolyn Elliott
She says it well. It’s not always easy to stay in the “we are one” lane.

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Occasional Project

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Spiders in Paradise Part 2

Lots of fog and moisture this morning.

QOTD: You’re a weird living sculpture in God’s on-going f*cked up avant-garde installation theater project.

As such, you’re guaranteed to experience some form of exile and death, as that’s part of the f*cked up theater.
~ Carolyn Elliott

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