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Garp and Roger’s legendary battle number

In Alberta, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/02/21 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Letting there be room for not knowing is the most important thing of all. When there’s a big disappointment, we don’t know if that’s the end of the story. It may just be the beginning of a great adventure. Life is like that. We don’t know anything. We call something bad; we call it good. But really we just don’t know.

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yesterday ~ skaters at Hawrelak Park ~  Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ February 2021

Orochi’s hunting party number

In Alberta, Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, FujiX100V, New Topographics, Outsider view, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/01/27 at 04:00

According to Buddha

I believe the purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside, but to create temples of goodness and compassion inside, in our hearts.

your own personal jesus
someone to hear your prayers,
someone who cares
 your own personal jesus
someone to hear your prayers,
someone who’s there

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Villages of Warburg and Thorsby – a day or so ago ~ Leduc County ~ January 2021

Ottawa’s New Hot radio

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Flora, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2020/07/29 at 04:00

According to Buddha

You walk down the street and you’re somebody; you dress like somebody; your face looks like somebody. Everybody is reinforcing their structure of the universe over and over again and you meet [each other] like two huge things meeting. We enter into these conspiracies. You say, I’ll make believe you are who you think you are if you make believe I am who I think I am.

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this blue eye perceives all things conjoined…the past, the future, and the present. everything flows and all is connected. this eye is not merely seen reality—it is touching the truth
there is nothing to fear
yeah
listen to me

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protest = humans trying to explain the inexplicable ~ Calgary AB ~ July 2020

 

Manto asteroid number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, FujiX100s, New Topographics, Words of music on 2020/04/19 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Be here now.

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images of broken light which dance before me like a million eyes,
they call me on and on across the universe.
thoughts meander like a restless wind inside a letter box,
they tumble blindly as they make their way across the universe.

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Strathcona Science Provincial Park ~ a day or two ago ~ April 2020

Action number for green care in agriculture

In Alberta, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, FujiX100s, Imagemaker, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/04/05 at 04:00

According to Buddha

So go with the flow, doing your best to accept and appreciate everything just the way it is (including your own imperfect efforts to resist nothing.) In doing so, you’ll find that the world becomes more chill, people become more beautiful, and your heart becomes increasingly filled with sweet, sweet gratitude.

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you’ve got to get up every morning
with a smile in your face
and show the world all the love in your heart
then people gonna treat you better
you’re gonna find, yes you will
that you’re beautiful, as you feel

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day trip central Alberta ~ Treaty 6 ~ a day or so ago ~ April 2020

Debbie Cenziper’s Citizen number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, Photography, Street photography, Urban life, Visual Narrative, Words of music on 2020/04/01 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your transformation.
Use it.

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well we know where we’re going
but we don’t know where we’ve been
and we know what we’re knowing
but we can’t say what we’ve seen
and we’re not little children
and we know what we want
and the future is certain
give us time to work it out

we’re on a road to nowhere

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parked cars yesterday ~ Etown, AB ~ March 31, 2020

Franzia asteroid number

In Alberta, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100s, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/03/22 at 04:00

According to Buddha

We are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not. Our actions and states of mind matter, because we are so deeply interconnected with one another.

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every moral has a story
every story has an end
every battle has its glory
and its consequence

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walking around Strathcona, Etown ~ March 2020

Lipperta Themistian asteroid number

In Alberta, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Fotografia, History, Memories, Photography, Reflection, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2020/01/26 at 04:00

According to Buddha

A human being is an animal, a part of nature. But we single ourselves out from the rest of nature. We classify other animals and living beings as nature, as if we ourselves are not part of it. Then we pose the question, “How should I deal with Nature?” We should deal with nature the way we deal with ourselves. Harming nature is harming ourselves, and vice versa.

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here on this mountaintop oh oh oh
i got some wild, wild life
i got some news to tell ya oh oh
about some wild, wild life

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‘don’t feed the bears’ Banff National Park~ fotos by f.fynebuik ~ circa 1958 ~ January 2020

Benjamin Moore Old Blue Jean number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Foto, Humour, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/01/01 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.

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i am a workin’ (wo)man
but i ain’t worked for a while
like some old tin can
from the bottom of the pile
from the bottom of the pile

i have lost my way
but i hear tell
about a heaven in alberta
where they’ve got all hell for a basement

my words are like a rope
that’s wrapped around my throat
wash my mouth with soap
for words unfit to quote

and now i’m free to go
but time cannot remove
the only life i know
now only time will prove
yes only time will prove

yeah i lost my way
but i hear tell
about a heaven in alberta
where they’ve got all hell for a basement

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it’s done! happy new year 💚welcome 2020💚 ~ Calgary (Mohkínstsis) ~ December 2019

One area code – Five stories – One party – film number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100s, Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2019/10/20 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Climate change is not the concern of just one or two nations. It is an issue that affects the whole of humanity and every living being on this earth.

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if only we could all just find serenity
it would be nice if we could live as one
when will all this anger, hate and bigotry be gone?

i’m just a dreamer, i dream my life away (today)
i’m just a dreamer, who dreams of better days (okay)
i’m just a dreamer, who’s searching for the way (today)
i’m just a dreamer, dreaming my life away (oh yeah yeah yeah)

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humans ~ Climate Strike (Greta Thunberg) visted Amiskwaciwâskahikan (etown) ~ October 2019

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