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3M library book check model number

In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, FujiX100V, Monochromia, Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2020/12/27 at 04:00

According to Buddha

As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.

the dog days are over
the dog days are done
can’t you hear the horses
’cause here they come

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be outside ~ a day or so ago ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2020

Whitland Abbey code of laws year

In Architecture, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Monochromia, Photography, Street photography, Urban life, Words of music on 2020/12/20 at 04:00

According to Buddha

To stay with that shakiness—to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feelings of hopelessness and wanting to get revenge—that is the path of true awakening.  Sticking with that uncertainty, getting the knack of relaxing in the midst of chaos, learning not to panic—this is the spiritual path.  Getting the knack of catching ourselves, of gently and compassionately catching ourselves is the path of the warrior.  We catch ourselves one zillion times as once again, whether we like it or not, we harden into resentment, into a sense of relief, a sense of inspiration.

so let’s take the streets, 
see what people need, 
make some kids and keep ‘em safe, 
hold on tight through every night, 
these walls will see us both go.

***

street a day ago ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2020

Skeleton closet blue book number

In Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Emotion, FujiX100V, minimalism, Monochromia, Photography, Words of music on 2020/11/25 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Along with the peach and the citrus, pomegranates are one of the “Three Blessed Fruits” of Buddhist tradition. The story goes that there was a powerful female demon (known as Hariti in India and Kishimo-jin or Karitei-mo in Japan) who kidnapped young children and feasted on them. The Buddha, however, managed to placate her ferocious desire by offering her pomegranates. Soothed by the Buddha’s compassion, she acquired a gentler nature and became the patron goddess of children. She is sometimes depicted holding a pomegranate in one hand a suckling a baby with the other.

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Pomegranate (Punica granatum) ~ in my kitchen a day or so ago ~ Etown ~ November 2020

71 Vityaz number

In abstract, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, FujiX100V, iPhoneography, Photography, Words of music on 2020/11/18 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Information is just bits of data. Knowledge is putting them together. Wisdom is transcending them.

over bridge of sighs
to rest my eyes in shades of green
under dreaming spires
to itchycoo park, that’s where i’ve been
what did you do there?

it’s all too beautiful
it’s all too beautiful
it’s all too beautiful

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jellies + lichen ~ one year apart ~ Etown ~ November 2020

Years number by Kyle Coma-Thompson & Tristan Foster

In Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Foto, iPhoneography, Macro, Monochromia, Photography, still life, Words of music on 2020/11/01 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Everything changes once we identify with being the witness to the story, instead of the actor in it.

that’s the way it goes
that’s the way it goes
it’s so satisfying

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death of the sunflowers ~ a day or so ago ~ Etown Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ 2020

Alex Olson’s Call Me number

In Alberta landscapes, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, FujiX100V, Macro, Monochromia, Photography, Words of music on 2020/09/30 at 04:00

According to Buddha

To be fully alive, fully human and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. To live fully is to be always in no-man’s land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh. To live is to be willing to die over and over again.

and instead of saying all of your goodbyes, let them know
you realize that life goes fast
it’s hard to make the good things last
you realize the sun doesn’t go down
it’s just an illusion caused by the world spinning round 

***

broken wasp nest – walk in the woods ~ September 2020

Corsa Sportboat number

In Alberta landscapes, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, minimalism, Photography, Words of music on 2020/09/23 at 04:00

According to Buddha

How do we know who we are? We might be one breath away from enlightenment or death or who knows? The uncertainty is great. It keeps it wide open.

in the hearts of the wild and free
she knows that time takes all of us
through every long hot heavy summer

***

last afternoon of summer in the woods ~ September 2020

Emergency operater’s phone number

In Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Monochromia, Photography, Reflection, Words of music on 2020/09/09 at 04:00

According to Buddha

If you think you are enlightened; go home for Thanksgiving.

laugh, oh laugh a little apple
autumn is waitin’, you’d better be careful,
for it will bring you down
if it ever sees you wearing a frown
 
so laugh, laugh a little apple

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apples at The Multicultural Heritage Centre ~ Stony Plain AB ~ September 2020

The Datsun Bluebird number

In Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Lifestyle, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/09/06 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Ask yourself: Where am I? Answer: Here. 
Ask yourself: What time is it? Answer: Now. 
Say it until you can hear it.

where did the ravens come from? 
a nest, deep in the earth made of sticks and bones, 
and as the ravens cracked out of their shells and clawed their way to the surface their feathers were singed and burned to a shiny black.

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ESO at the AGA: a programme of women composeers ~ September 2020


Sophie Eckhardt-Gramatté – Caprice No. 1 for solo violin
Sophia Dussek – Sonata for Harp Opus 3 No. 3
Augusta Read Thomas – “Rumi Settings”
Carmen Braden – “The Raven Conspiracy”

Vicki Barr’s Mystery of Flight number

In Alberta landscapes, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, Monochromia, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/08/30 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The next message you need is always right where you are.

i want to draw you a floor plan 
of my head and heart
i want to give directions, helpful hints
what you’ll be looking for
what you’ll be looking for

***

 abandoned farm ~ Athabasca County, August 2020

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