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Year of the Domesday Book

In Architecture, British Columbia, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, dog, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, New Topographics, Personal Photography ethics, Photography, self portrait, Street photography on 2022/05/18 at 04:00

According to Buddha

People cleave to their worldly possessions and selfish passions so blindly as to sacrifice their own lives for them. They are like a child who tries to eat a little honey smeared on the edge of a knife. The amount is by no means sufficient to appease their appetite, but they run the risk of wounding the tongue.

honey honey, how you thrill me, a-ha, honey honey
honey honey, nearly kill me, a-ha, honey honey
i’d heard about you before
i wanted to know some more

***

a day or so ago ~ Granville Island Public Market ~ Vancouver, BC is located on the unceded, ancestral and traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlil̓wətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples ~ May 2022

Donnelly’s Prisoner number book

In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, minimalism, New Topographics, Personal Photography ethics, Street, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/04 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The light of the sun is the manifestation of the clarity of the sky; and the sky is the basic condition necessary for the manifestation of the sun’s light. So, too, in the sky two, three, four, or any number of suns could arise; but the sky always remains indivisibly one sky. Similarly, every individual’s state of presence is unique and distinct, but the void nature of the individual is universal, and common to all beings.

just take it slow
the sun will show you where to go
trust your heart can help you see
i have seen the light, it settled me
just take it slow

***

a walk on Whyte Ave a day or so ago + human who did not agree to be photographed ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

Neve Classic Console number

In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Documentary, dog, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Minimal photography, New Topographics, Personal Photography ethics, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/01 at 04:00

According to Buddha

In essence, keep your mind relaxed at all times and accept the manifold experiences of life. Look at all situations with a sense of cheer and humor and, just as we may watch a comedy on the television to relieve tension, we should laugh at ourselves and have no tension.

whoah, it’s just a simple song
nothing right or wrong
you can sing along if you want to

***

a day ago walking + permission from humans as I learn more about street photography along the way ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

Battle of Manzikert year

In Alberta, Architecture, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Canada, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100V, History, Landmarks, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/03/27 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The successive existences in a series of rebirths are not like the pearls in a pearl necklace, held together by a string, the ‘soul,’ which passes through all the pearls; rather they are like dice piled one on top of the other. Each die is separate, but it supports the one above it, with which it is functionally connected. Between the dice there is no identity, but conditionality.

people of today remember painted stories
with a kinscape that reflected all living time
and i often wondered what had happened
to those other ones who found themselves denied
 
 how did you deal with no appeal?
 just an open window

***

a day ago Kâhasinîskâk Pedestrian Bridge ~  Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ March 2022

Revolt against Prince Iziaslav Yaroslavich year

In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/03/16 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Sometimes we feel that one individual’s action is very insignificant. Then we think, of course, that effects should come from channeling or from a unifying movement. But the movement of the society, community or group of people means joining individuals. Society means a collection of individuals, so that initiative must come from individuals. Unless each individual develops a sense of responsibility, the whole community cannot move. So therefore, it is very essential that we should not feel that individual effort is meaningless – you should not feel that way. We should make an effort.

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a day or so ago Keephills ~ Alberta’s Coal Phase-Out ~ Wabamun Lake area ~ home of the Paul First Nation, AB ~ March 2022

The Taking of Hill by Dibble number

In Alberta, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landmarks, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/01/19 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Know all things to be like this: As an echo that derives from music, sounds, and weeping, Yet in that echo is no melody.

i was born here and i’ll die here against my will
i know it looks like i’m movin’ but i’m standin’ still
every nerve in my body is so naked and numb
i can’t even remember what it was i came here to get away from
don’t even hear the murmur of a prayer
it’s not dark yet but it’s gettin’ there

***

a week ago Calgary Tower ~  Calgaryotôskwanihk (ᐅᑑᐢᑿᓂᕽ) ~ January 2022

21st Centered pentagonal number

In Alberta, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/01/16 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Do not accept any of my words on faith,
Believing them just because I said them.
Be like an analyst buying gold, who cuts, burns, 
And critically examines her product for authenticity.
Only accept what passes the test 
By proving useful and beneficial in your life
.

you say your heart is like a library book
to love is to trust he’ll bring it back
if i go and take it home for good
would you be okay with that?
would you be okay with that?

***

a week ago Calgary Public Library, ~ Calgary, otôskwanihk (ᐅᑑᐢᑿᓂᕽ) ~ January 2022

Gregorian 498 Buddhist year

In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, FujiX100s, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Memories, Photography, Reflection, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/12 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place

all inside our amsterdam she hides
watery-eyed
that howling wind, she’s waving hi
her other hand’s in mine

***

reflections of yesterday at Manchester Square Edmonton Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ + streets of Amsterdam 2018 ~ December 2021

Christianity window number

In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, iPhoneography, Mobile photography, New Topographics, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/05 at 04:00

According to Buddha

…Each one of us lacks one thing or another. I am not exactly sure what we lack, but I can feel we lack something. In the West, even if at the moment you are going through a crisis, you actually have everything, or at least you think you do; all kinds of material goods are there, and are no doubt distributed better than they were in the past. But it seems to me that you are living in a constant state of tension, in an atmosphere of never-ending competitiveness and fear. And those who are brought up in such an atmosphere will find themselves lacking all their lives: they will not know that wonderful quality of depth and intimacy that is the richness of life. They will stay on the surface of the troubled sea, without ever knowing the calm that lies beneath. 

may the long time sun
shine upon you
all love surround you
and the pure light
within you
guide your way on
guide your way on

***

a week or so ago walking my iPhone in the backlanes ~ Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2021

Maximum failed login code number

In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, FujiX100V, New Topographics, Street photography on 2021/11/14 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Look at appearance-emptiness forms,
Listen to sound and emptiness sounds,
Rest in mind's nature, clarity-emptiness,
And when your thoughts free themselves,
Laugh, oh laugh "Ha ha! Hee hee!
never saw the sun shining so bright
never saw things going so right
noticing the days hurrying by
when you’re in love, my how they fly
blue days
all of them gone
nothing but blue skies
from now on

***

water tower a couple of weeks ago in Town Of Viking ~ Beaver County.  ~ November 2021

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