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Sack The Next Farm Please

“Also it is commonly believed that happiness depends upon leisure; for we occupy ourselves so that we may have leisure, just as we make war so that we may live in peace. ”  (Aristotle. Ethics. book X,vii) I don’t think humans have changed much in the time since we’ve been writing stuff down.   We have the […]

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Terence McKenna Hairdo

The bigger you build the bonfire, the more darkness is revealed. – Terence McKenna Today the female goats in a neighboring pasture met up at the fence with our billy goat Conky.   The fence kept him from his lady loves but now he’s ramped up all his billy goat behavior:   peeing on his face, making […]

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Friedrich Nietzche

Friedrich Nietzsche offered these bits: 1. People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights. 2. He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted. 3. The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in […]

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Social Hermit

“My passionate sense of social justice and social responsibilty has always contrasted oddly with my pronounced freedom from the need for direct contact with other human beings and human communities”  – Einstein I hear you E. I’m critical of humanity/people.  Passionately interested in this human experiment.  But tending to get really wiped out energetically by […]

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Discipline Quote

“It’s easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.” Leonardo da Vinci 

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Minimalism Quote

“There are two ways to be rich:  One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little.”   -Jackie French Koller    

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Minimizing

Exercised this morning.   Drove into town after lunch to run errands and acquire supplies.  The fridge was looking pretty bare. Dropped off stuff I don’t need at the local charity/thrift store.  The store is inside an old house and it’s referred to as The Green House.  Donated items are sold and I am told […]

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Quote: Life Sai Baba

Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it. ”  -Sai Baba 

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Happy End of the World Day….again.

An ode to January 1, 2000 In case you missed it, today is predicted to be the end of the world. I’ve made it through several ends of the world. Maybe you have too. What I like best about the end of the world is the day after. The new beginning.   Here’s some words […]

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