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Saturday Sushi

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Saturday..groan.. another morning

Dogs want to eat, I just want to sleep

ok already, I’m up

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what, no coffee

some days, the world can seem weary

the trick,

treat yourself

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you might still be a tad out of focus

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but you CAN do it

head for the woods, hills, whatever beckons

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yesterday, was yesterday

today is today

seize the day

make it yours

have a great day

I’m rooting for you..

you bet!! I LOVE you

Oyashikiri

PL Precept # 18  Each Moment is a Turning Point

virtual photos from SL. Second Life (Pacifique) build by Eclair

 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Pacifique/87/106/3524

Deer photos, Potsdam,NY

last photo,Rumford,Maine

times get tough – be creative

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There are times, when no matter which direction we turn,life throws us a curve.  We can see these times as tough times, or as opportunities to challenge our creativity.  Countless books, and lectures have been given on “how to deal with adversity”.

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PL Precept #1 – Life is Art

It really truly is.  Each time we’ve driven by this little display in Potsdam, NY, I wonder out loud, what, why, and where, the whole idea came from.  This time, we stopped so I could take some pictures.  The display has been there for some time, flowers are weather faded, and weeds well established.  There is also a similar display in another part of the town.  It is a University/College town, so I’m guessing, that it was some kind of project.  Whatever, it is most fun and interesting.

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Toilets, flush away waste, bath tubs, wash away daily grim.  At one time, the display would have been fresh and innovative.  Today it is obviously still a source of interest or it wouldn’t be there, taking up such prime real estate.  Some day, perhaps I’ll hear what prompted such a display of tongue in cheek creativity.  Does anyone out there know?

No matter how tough times get, we all have the potential and possibility to achieve something positive.  The whole project here, was about waste being recycled, and what “fun” it is.

Namaste      –       Oyashikiri

PL Precept #  Everything exists in Relativity

“chop suey” blog 5.22.16

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PL Principle # 3  I will live with a mind of appreciation towards others and things

Namaste       –       Oyashikiri

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broken pieces of a whole

once full and promising

now all that’s left

are shards of empty memories

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Native Renaissance ll

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Deseronto, Ontario

Spent a wonderful time exploring the inside of this shop.  Original sculptures, collectibles, jewelry along with music from award winning Thomas B. Maracle.  We were passing through and I didn’t get the time I needed to see everything I wanted to see.  I Understand there is also a recording studio there that I would have liked to explore, and obviously to hear music that has been produced there.  http://www.nativerenaissance.com/

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What I did find there, was this wonderful painting that had been done, used for advertising (guessing)  and then left to linger in the elements, I so wanted to rescue it.. but left it for someone else to enjoy and discover.  Instead I took a picture.

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Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.  I looked and saw “beauty”… someone else may see nothing at all, but the little otter, swimming along with his friends, the giant turtle and the pesky beaver (?) , left me wanting to know more about their journey, and the man who painted them.

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A journey without an ending?   We will never know.  If you travel that way, say hello.


2 new places you might like to check out if you are out and about…

Asian Buffet and Mongolian Grill

175 Market St. Potsdam, NY 13676  USA

Panda Garden (Chinese,Japanese,Canadian)

All you can eat buffet,  1036 Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario  Canada

chop suey = a bit of this and a bit of that

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