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Quote: Questions of Life

“When I consider the short duration of my life, swallowed up in the eternity before and after,  the little space which I fill, and even can see, engulfed in the infinite immensity of spaces of which I am ignorant, and which know me not, I am astonished at being here rather than there; for there […]

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November Day

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.” – Henry David Thoreau Mornings and evenings are brisk.  I enjoy this weather.  The straw bale house is cozy and there’s a lot of contrast to when I outside where it’s cold enough to see my breath.  The […]

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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 My YouTube Videos About Minimalism

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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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Collection of Albert Einstein Quotes

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” “I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.” “The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.” “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” “Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.” “Common sense is the collection of prejudices […]

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Essentialism

“I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life, to cut a broad swath and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms, and, if it proved to […]

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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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