Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Slow but catching on

As with many things in this fast-paced whirled, I am oftentimes slow to catch on. For instance, Daft Punk. If you like electronic music or dancing or both, then you'd like Daft Punk. They've been ripping my ears open to new horizons. They are awesome. I suggest you check them out if you are any of those three types I just listed. Thanks go out to cousin Matt who is a bit of a music aficionado and who hooked me up with loads of music that has changed my life. I just had to listen to it.

Here's a link to them live, with a crazy amount of lights, camera angles, and their space suits...

I'm hooked.
And an added local(ish) art video from one of my favorite WV artists, Eddie Spaghetti. If you frequent the White Room or White Grass, or many places in Morgantown, then you've surely seen his work. Steeped in nature, beauty, and myth, his work feels gooooood. Hope you like it, too.

Friday, July 20, 2012

I know that I don't know

Our theories of the eternal are as valuable as are those that a chick which has not broken its way through its shell might form of the outside world.     The Buddha

Monday, July 16, 2012

Agua Es Vida

Darned if there wusn't a drought 'round here recently. The past few days have been rainy and partly cloudy, just what a plant or tree needs right now to make strong seeds for the ongoing earth adventure. Every day I feel and know that I am very lucky to live in the mostly moist mountains of Dub V. Even when we are having a drought, it's very relative as its often so wet that even then the creek still has a heavy trickle and the garden is still putting out healthy fare at tremendous rates. I really don't know if I would like to be anywhere else, and that's OK.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Full Swing

Summer ain't slowin' down but I am going to have to. After a great game of the best game on earth, (you guessed it, soccer, or football to the rest of the world) I had  a bit of a soreness in my left ankle. Sure enough, as I began to become less and less active, it began to hurt more and more. Eventually, it was apparent that I had probably sprained it or at least whacked it out enough to be a gimpy hobbler for a while. Great timing with work and booming gardens and loads of evening extracurricular activity. Of Course!
'Tis surely an omen that I need to clean up the clutter mountain in my house, since I can no longer "run away." I know, I know, I can still walk or hobble or crawl away, but its just not as effective as running. Face the flames, hoarder.

Mental Floss:

 "If you think you're free, there's no escape possible."  -- Baba Ram Dass

" A little unlearning goes a long way."  -- Richard Kehl

"I really admire bees' sense of common responsibility...Although sometimes individual bees fight, basically there is a strong sense of unity and cooperation. We human beings are supposed to be much more advanced, but sometimes we lag behind even small insects."  -- The Dalai Lama

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Indy Pen Dance

Celebrate your independence from the 1%. Buy local when you can, the local connection is the best back up plan. While it pleases to have ease, the struggle is a blessing.