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“Mongongo Drupe” this week!

“Mongongo Drupe” this week!.

Pale Blue Bot – Carl Sagan

My inspiration for today and any day, really, as I do further work on my emerging “Fairy Tale” is Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot”

I go to this video for perspective and meaning; essence of limited forking! –no; this world isn’t ours, and a time will come when none of us will be able to claim anything… I know that for now there’s quality f life, but the time will come, perhaps to for millions, or billions and billions of years; but the time will come when one of the will matter –could be for cosmic reasons, or we may just finish off the planet ourselves, allowing human conflicts and corruptions to dominate better and compassionate judgments… ]

We may run out of the very things, substances that keep us straggling and struggling to be alive.

So many factors, most if which are already out f human control; things we’ve already set in motion must play out! –there’s no turning back! –and we exist in space like everything else; we’re all susceptible to cosmic d=forces, cosmic threats, cosmic demises –such possibilities are also real!

Keep in mind that the Sun is just an ordinary star, and like any other star, the sun will also burn out, if other forces don’t eliminate, devote the death until then –but when the sun burn out, when it loses its ability to sustain this planet, then lights out!  Final! 

Guess I shouldn’t be this dismal as a new year begins, but why not now? –guess I do have some “fairy tale” hope in ” once upon a time” and “they live happily ever after

 

REMEMBERING TO FORGIVE!

A day to share with others, no matter what, and a day, like all days to be sure that all are forgiven!  That’s what today is for me! — as 2014 draws to a close, I want all who have ever crossed my path to know that they are forgiven!  –Anything that has ever been done to me, for whatever reason: all is forgiven! because language matters” –language of what we say, don’t say! –language of how we hurt, heal, soothe; language of how we touch, how we interact, how we believe, how we praise, how we denounce, how we live, blame,

–I don’t want this day, this moment this season to end without my spreading forgiveness to all! –including (and especially Charles Jones: a reason for my spiraling): I  forgive him for being the first man to get me pregnant; I forgive him for all of that; I forgive his brother Gregory, for introducing me to Charles, his older brother; I forgive them all.  I forgive Blondell; I forgive Everest Tucker, I forgive Michelle [who I hope will also forgive me]; I forgive Dennis, a son who I hope will also forgve me, no matter how or why he became my son], I forgive LT Randle, I forgive Dothlyn Smith, (for intruding into my  marriage), I forgive my ex-spouse [who remains special for many reasons, and permitted the intrusion of Ms. Smith into the marriage] –sorry if I didn’t mention you by name –but you are in fact forgiven!

–Without becoming a doormat, I still forgive so many, all –and I hold no grudge; All are absolved
–I carry into 2015 none of what has happened to me  during my 60 years…

Odds For Life on Mars Drink Up—a Little

Not yet completely ready to be consumed; half-full glass is on the table; I admit to being thirsty.

TIME

September of 2013 was a bad time for those who hope there’s life on Mars. We’ve had evidence for decades that water flowed freely across the surface of the Red Planet billions of years ago, and that evidence has only gotten stronger and stronger the closer we look. Not only was there potentially life-giving water back then: Mars also had the right kind of geology to support mineral-eating microbes. And while all of that was in the distant past, the detection of methane in the Martian atmosphere by Earth-based telescopes and Mars orbiters raised hopes that bacteria might still be thriving below the surface—not unreasonable, both because all manner of Earthly critters do perfectly well below-ground and because the vast majority of methane in our own atmosphere results from biological activity. Mars’s methane might come from a similar source.

But when the Curiosity rover sniffed the Martian air directly…

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What Can You Eat Without Guilt?

So much consuming going on, especially at this time of year.

 

We are indeed consumers, and staying alive means that we must consume –everything must eat something, just to exist…

 

How thankful I am to whatever allows itself to be consumed… I care that we understand the privilege to allow yourself to be a form for sacrifice to survival of something else… Humans are also animals; I rank us no higher…   Even viruses and bacteria are doing what they must to extend their populations…  This extends to just about every scale, eating, eating, easting –no permanent satiation seems possible… If we eat till we’re “full ” –soon  enough we find ourselves “empty” again, and this cycle of consuming –and making waste, since forms that take in  potential nutrients, don’t always find them to be nutritious, life-sustaining.

 

This won’t end; even galaxy will consume galaxy… But on a more personal level, many humans will be hungry –even on Thanksgiving, a celebration about food…

 

Please take time to remember all,

Cuba Says Doctor Catches Ebola in Sierra Leone

Pity we have to connect this way

Apple Offers Fix for iPhones Affected by iOS 8 Problems

ISO 8 fix – like a tablet for indigestion

TIME

Apple posted an official fix for iPhone owners affected by problems with Wednesday’s iOS 8.0.1 update, which many users reported caused a total loss of cellular service as well as issues with Touch ID on iPhone models that support the feature. The tech giant pulled the update after complaints about those issues quickly spread over social media, but for many users it was too late.

Apple’s fix is essentially a way to revert affected iPhones back to iOS 8.0.0, a process the company typically doesn’t officially endorse.

From Apple’s support website:

Follow these steps to reinstall iOS 8.0.

  1. Make sure that you’re using the latest version of iTunes.
  2. Connect your iPhone to iTunes.
  3. Back up your iPhone in iTunes on your Mac or PC. iCloud backups won’t restore to earlier versions, including iOS 8.0.
  4. Download the file below that corresponds to your device:

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Cheeteau

Tasty treat! ! –on April Fool’s Day (or any day)

Why BIFURCATE?

Interacting is risky because of exchange of information, some of which might change views held when entering the interaction.  if you want to safeguard your thinking, try not to expose that thinking to other ideas; if you have answers, and doubt that anything else might have answers necessary to your thinking or what you try to do, avoid interacting where you will leave behind bits and pieces of your ways of doing, while picking up from what become a partner in interaction, bits and pieces of information that you can –will– spread as you continue to bifurcate, each time temporarily connecting with something, giving and receiving information, perhaps changing what you think you know.

welcome to a moxie supper

100 %  fat-free ideas served to you for free! on the moxie supper plan

If you’re tired of tasteless ideas that fill you with empty mental calories unable to satisfy your cravings for more complex thinking that won’t turn to brain flab; if you secretly crave more dimensions to meanings that may or may not prove impossible well beyond current limits on lifespan, meanings that can be part alternative and part antidote  to catchy pop refrains and marketing jingles that are like sonic roaches Then take the moxie supper path to  the moxie supper diet that allows you to gain mental weight while sloughing some flab of superficiality.

A video Appetizer from a gray matter kitchen: