Judith Brown Meyers auspicious Bird

Most gulls don’t bother to learn more than the simplest facts of flight—how to get from shore to food and back again. For most gulls, it is not flying that matters, but eating. For this gull, though, it was not eating that mattered, but flight. More than anything else, Jonathan Livingston Seagull loved to fly.

This kind of thinking, he found, is not the way to make one’s self popular with other birds. Even his parents were dismayed as Jonathan spent whole days alone, making hundreds of low-level glides, experimenting.

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Event of a Thread — Day 2

working a shift at night is a totally different feeling.

you would think that i would be used to it, having worked in bars and clubs for so many years that i can’t even count the number on both hands. but even after all this time, it is still easier for me to get it together and get to places on time (early, even) in the morning. at the end of the day, i struggle. perhaps it’s due to the accumulation of energy. maybe depending on how you use it during the day, you’re either slower and more tired, wanting to crash on the couch or you’re amp’d up, full of life and want to expend some of that energy being with your friends and letting loose. while i’ve mostly lived a life of the latter, it feels that these days my body craves the kind of life where i am up with the sun and resting when the creatures of the night make their debut.

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:: A Family Collaboration ::

i have been thinking a lot lately about co-existence. this summer has brought a lot of odd changes to my life and apartment. once a solitary yoga haven where i could write, eat, and create in a void, it is now going to be occupied by a series of other bodies and voices. Toshi will come and live for a time, as will my European artist friends, Zdenka (with her creative partner) and Lorenzo. after three years of living alone (and loving it), this is a big change to my now-quiet lifestyle.

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:: Spreading our Wings and Learning to Fly ::

  • Most Peaceful, Restful Sleep of this trip – i Slept almost Ten Hours!
  • Finish Computer Programming Final(ly)!
  • Virtual Connection with the World Briefly Reestablished
  • Azoo Waits for me at Breakfast – Good Morning, Friend!
  • Meet Selk and Ajay from Australia
    • Environmental Protection
    • Reconnecting with Nature
    • “I came here to connect with Nature, and with my Self.”
    • Connections between People sharing Energy
    Bali Coffee gets better and better Coffee stays Hot when it Sits in the Sunshine Solar Power Little Bali Girl peeks at me through the Café Window, then through the Entrance to my Room I think about Javanese Puppets and Playing And so we Play! Puppet Photoshoot Digital Harinezumi Dies a Sudden Death Luna and i go on a Jungle Mountain Walk No Idea where i am Being Led Luna says, “it’s Ok! You with Me. it’s Beautiful!!!” She uses the words “it’s Beautiful” so many times. it is Beautiful.  We Slide through the Mud and she Teaches me how to Fly And Find our Way Home…

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