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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

Huriez’s french-made denim number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Personal Photography ethics, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/05/08 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Remind yourself that all sentient beings have at one time been your mother—birthing you, nursing you, caring for you through a helpless stage of life. Imagine this and generate appreciation and goodwill for all sentient beings, whether they cut you off in traffic, compliment your smile, or walk past you without a glance.

i see the… 
line of all the broken hearts 
lining up to tell their side
to the already one sided told story

***

a day ago ~ “say their names” at the National Red Dress Day which honours missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, but men and boys are not left out. ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ May 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

Dyatlov’s Overwhelming Force number

In Art, Body, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Learning, Personal Photography ethics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/04/24 at 04:00

According to Buddha

How wonderful it would be, I thought, if only we could practice the teachings of the Buddha as he really taught them from his own experience – free from the clouds of religiosity that often surround them. Yet it’s difficult to distinguish the tools themselves from their cultural packaging.

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humans who agreed to be photographed yesterday ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

Neve Sweetwater number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Photography, Story, Street, Street photography, Street Portrait on 2022/04/03 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Cultivate doing good. It can be done. If it brought deprivation and sorrow, I would not ask you to do it. But since it brings blessing and happiness, I do ask of you: cultivate doing good.

do you come from a land down under
where women glow and men plunder
can’t you hear, can’t you hear the thunder
you better run, you better take cover
buying bread from a man in brussels
he was six foot four and full of muscle
i said, “do you speak-a my language?”
he just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich
and he said:

***

a day ago these humans agreed to be photographed ~ around the town ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ April 2022

Hansa planet number

In Age, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Foto, Fotografia, Fotos, FujiX100s, Lifestyle, Outsider view, Paramahansa Yogananda, Autobiography of a Yogi, Photography, Photowalking, Reflection, Street photography, Urban life, Urbanscape on 2016/07/13 at 05:00

According to Buddha

The only reliable disciplinarian and guide for the ego-self is the true Self, or omniscient soul. “Wisdom never lies.”

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and you’ll find out every trick in the book
and that’s there’s only one way to get things done
you’ll find out the only way to the top
is looking out for number one
i mean you keep looking out for number one

***

random streets in Lisbon, Portugal ~ April 2016.

 

quatrocentos e setenta e seis

In Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Foto, Fotografia, Fotos, FujiX100s, Imagemaker, Learning, Outsider view, Photography, Photowalking, Street photography, Urban life, Urbanscape on 2016/06/29 at 05:00

According to Buddha

During the effort of being one-pointed, the yogi will be unsuccessful unless he can by concentration withdraw his attention from the activities of the life force in the various senses. Otherwise, he will be constantly distracted by restless thoughts—the mental concepts formed from sensory stimuli by the “fanciful faculty” of feeling.

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don’t forget, don’t forget
mmhmm
that i believe in you
should you forget, should you forget
let me remind you
that i am behind you

***

random streets of Lisbon, Portugal ~ April 2016.

 

 

USPS Postal Exam number

In Age, Alberta, Black and White Photography, Body, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Canada, Emotion, Foto, FujiX100s, Hedy Bach Photography, Imagemaker, Lifestyle, Paramahansa Yogananda, Autobiography of a Yogi, Photography, Reflection, Truth, Women and Fiction, Writing on 2016/06/19 at 05:00

According to Buddha

Suffering is a good teacher to those who are quick and willing to learn from it. But it becomes a tyrant to those who resist and resent.

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june 19, 2016
dearest dad

it’s father’s day. you’re in the foothills hospital. you’ve been in care with alberta health services since march 17th 2016…

and the…

professor of neurosurgery said
“your father is as strong as a bull…”
i said
wrong

nurse practitioner said
“your father doesn’t need to return to our clinic…”
i said
wrong

md looking at x-ray said
“it’s on the wrong side…your father was prematurely released by a resident doctor without looking at the tests…i’m sorry…”
i said
wrong

clinical and surgical assistant said
“your father will need a ‘relocation’ surgery…”
i said
wrong

md said
“your father will have another 5 years…”
i said
wrong

clinical and surgical assistant said
“here’s my personal number i’ll check on your father every day…”
i said
wrong

nurse said
“if you want to see a doctor from the adult hydrocephalus clinic i suggest you come before their rounds…anytime after 6am…”
i said
wrong

nurse said
“why are you here?…so sorry…”
i said
wrong

food server points at the breakfast tray and said
“here’s your father’s breakfast
i said
wrong

resident doctor said
“oh really?…i’ll make sure the team’s nurse practitioner is here at 10am…”
i said
wrong

nurse said
“well no one from the team can meet you now…sorry…”
i said
wrong

patient care manager said
“write or phone in your concerns about what has happened to your father to our patient relations department…again, i’m so sorry…”
i said
wrong

nurse practitioner said
“does your father walk?…”
i said
wrong

nurse said
“oh your father will be in long term care…”
i said
wrong

nurse practitioner said
“your father will use the elevator when he leaves here…”
i said
wrong

nurse practitioner said
“your father had another stroke last week…the team came in…so let’s do another stunt study…then we’ll get a geriatrician…ok?”
i said
wrong

caretaker said
how’s your papa?

i cry*

i said
wrong (too long)

by the wrong means
it was the wrong plan
in the wrong hands
the wrong theory
the wrong questions
with the wrong replies
wrong
wrong

***

day #90 (2 months and 29 days),  Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta June 2016.

(* for my Father, Mother, and sister)

olympic dinghy sailing class number

In Age, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Foto, Fotografia, FujiX100s, Imagemaker, Lifestyle, Outsider view, Photography, Photowalking, Reflection, Street, Street photography, Urban life, Urbanscape, Words of music on 2016/06/12 at 05:00

According to Buddha

If you don’t know where you are going,
 you’ll end up some place else.

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Hedy Bach Photography

once i was seven years old, my mama told me,
“go make yourself some friends or you’ll be lonely.”
once i was seven years old
it was a big big world, but we thought we were bigger
pushing each other to the limits, we were learning quicker

***

Lisbon, Portugal ~ April 2016.

 

 

5th 33-gonal number

In Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Foto, Fotografia, Fotos, FujiX100s, Outsider view, Photography, Photowalking, Street photography, Urban life, Urbanscape on 2016/06/08 at 05:00

According to Buddha

However deep your
Knowledge of the scriptures,
It is no more than a strand of hair
In the vastness of space;
However important appears
Your worldly experience,
It is but a drop of water in a deep ravine.

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Hedy Bach Photography

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all i can say is that my life is pretty plain
i like watchin’ the puddles gather rain
and all i can do is just pour some tea for two
and speak my point of view but it’s not sane, it’s not sane

***

random streets in Lisbon, Portugal ~ April 2016.

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