Luray Cavern’s cave pool has become a wishing well where visitors toss in coins, Virginia, June 1974.
Photograph by David Boyer, National Geographic
Kai’s bento today.
Teriyaki salmon with tomatoes, gobo kinpira salad, spinach gomae, kumquats, and rice with nori.
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Recycle your empty plastic jugs and gallon sized vinegar bottles to craft DIY Upcycled Washi Tape Planters. It’s a great way to put plastic containers to good use without having to toss them into the recycling bin. (I use a LOT of these since I use vinegar as a natural laundry softener.)
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RIP Ray Harryhausen
I’m looking at you, L
No event justifies a negative feeling. There is no situation in the world that justifies a negative feeling. That’s what all our mystics have been crying themselves hoarse to tell us. But nobody listens. The negative feeling is in YOU! [The negative feeling] is not in reality. In the Bhagavad-Gita, the sacred book of the Hindus, Lord Krishna says to Arjuna, “Plunge into the heat of battle and keep your heart at the lotus feet of the Lord”. A marvelous sentence.
You don’t have to do anything to acquire happiness. The great Meister Eckhart said very beautifully, “God is not attained by a process of addition to anything in the soul, but by a process of subtraction”. You don’t do anything to be free, you drop something. Then you’re free. It reminds me of the Irish prisoner who dug a tunnel under the prison wall and managed to escape. He comes out right in the middle of a school playground where little children are playing. Of course, when he emerges from the tunnel he can’t restrain himself anymore and begins to jump up and down, crying, “I’m free, I’m free, I’m free! A little girl there looks at him scornfully and says, “That’s nothing. I’m four
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