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Looking At Forever

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"Only love gives us the taste of eternity." ~Unknown It is only spring and temperatures have been in the high 80s (Fahrenheit).  I hate to think about what summer will bring.  I am thankful for air conditioning and ceiling fans.  I must always be mindful of those who do not have that luxury.  Today, it's at a nice 72 degrees.  I have not looked at the forecast to see how long that will last, though.

Thoughts About Friday the 13th on the Day After

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"On the Sixth Day, God created man, the sort of result you often get when you go in to work on a Saturday."  ~Robert Brault If you read my blog post from yesterday, May 13, 2022, you'll have noticed that I wrote about a bird flying into our window and how I found out that according to ancient belief, it means that death looms near.  I didn't stop to think that it happened on Friday the 13th until today, the day after.  That makes it an even more grim experience.  I guess it's a good thing that I'm not superstitious!

Free as a Bird

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"If you become a bird and fly away from me, I will be a tree for you to come home to." ~Unknown Right before posting this, a bird flew into the window and hit the glass.  It startled me.  I thought I'd look for a quote online about birds flying into windows, and I came across a belief from ancient times about how when a bird flies into a window, it means that death is looming near.  I really hope that doesn't happen.  I am not really superstitious, although I do love folklore.  I hope the bird isn't hurt.

The Fractal Nature of History

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 "History is fractal. The closer you look, the more complicated, yet always repeating patterns." ~Ted Nelson

Finding the Way

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 "The soul has a hidden abyss untouched by time and space." ~Johannes Tauler (Sermons) I know I said I'd post more regularly to this blog, so forgive me for having gone a while again without posting anything.  I was taking a break from making fractals.  But, it seems that the fractal season has returned, and I am back to making them. I've gone from being an agnostic to joining the Episcopal Church.  For a very long time, I was turned off from the Christian faith because I saw how a lot of fake Christians treated others.  There was so much hypocrisy.  What I like about the Episcopalians is that they follow Jesus and try to act like Him.  They seem to be respectful of other beliefs and preach about the Way of Love, teaching everyone to be kind to others.  I find this to be very important.  I believe that no matter a person's beliefs, ethnicity, gender, age, etc., we should treat them with love.  My husband John is an Episcopalian, so finally, after almost seven year

Honey

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“We have art in order not to die of the truth.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche

The Flower of Love

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 “Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” ~John Lennon This fractal is available for purchase as a digital download!  Click here .

Green and Yellow

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 “That proves you are unusual," returned the Scarecrow; "and I am convinced that the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones. For the common folks are like the leaves of a tree, and live and die unnoticed." ~L. Frank Baum, The Land of Oz I made this fractal on January 17, 2022.

Pretty in Pink

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 “Pink isn’t just a color. It’s an attitude, too.” ~Miley Cyrus

A Whisper on the Moon

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“Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.”  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

Breathing a Vision

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 "A breath of love can take you all the way to infinity." ~Rumi

Breaking Free

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 “We all want to break our orbits, float like a satellite gone wild in space, run the risk of disintegration. We all want to take our lives in our own hands and hurl them out among the stars.” ~David Bottoms

Looking Ahead

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 "Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans." ~John Lennon I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year!  John and I will be staying home with the cats.  Hopefully, we will be able to stay awake until midnight! In the past couple of days, I have made a lot of fractals.  I have been in an artistic mood.  I made this fractal yesterday, December 30, 2021. Two days ago, our new refrigerator was delivered.  The ice maker quit working in the old one.  The previous fridge was here when we moved here.  John said the manufacturer's label said it was made in 2004.  So, it was 17 years old.  It lasted longer than the average life span of refrigerators, so I can't complain.  I hope this new one lasts 20 years! On Monday, we took Sheba to the vet.  She has been coughing for a while.  The vet checked her heart and said it seems to be healthy.  He said it could be allergies.  However, she did have an ear infection.  He prescribed some ointment to put in her ears o

What the Heart Sees

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 "Love has come to rule and transform; Stay awake, my heart, stay awake." ~Rumi