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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by Dan74 » Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:08 pm

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Post by desert_woodworker » Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:14 pm

Cats seem to love to fit into "too-small" places, to sleep.

Here are examples, taken in the past few weeks at home.

First, my very large, medium-haired Orange Tabby tomcat, Sanderson, in a box.

And, my 12 year old swimming cat of Turkey, the Turkish Van cat girl, "Helva" (Turk.: "Honey"), at the base of a Fiddle-Leaf fig tree, in the foyer, here.

--Joe

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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by fuki » Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:20 pm

:lol:

Never seen any of the cats here lie on a plant, funny!

Here's Fuki (fukasetsu) "picking" the small box over the big one.
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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by desert_woodworker » Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:45 pm

Ah; so, Fuki has a name-sake kitty-cat! Nice kitty... . ;)

And, somebody wears New Balance shoes (the Human, I suspect).

Fuki! (the Human... ): please send me your snail-mail mailing-address again, in Private Mail, here. I lost it when ZFI went down.

I want to send you some fronds of Creosote Bush, our deliciously-scented desert plant. Just moisten the leaves and stems when they arrive, and drink in the scent of the Sonoran Desert of U.S.A. and Mexico. It's legal! In-flower, now, too. No one else would do this for you! :556:

Be well, Jimbo. I mean, Fuki-bo.

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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by fuki » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:38 am

She's the original Fuki, I just have the name on loan for a while until I join the dead diatoms. It was time for some new shoes since the old ones didn't provide much support or balance. Been walking for two years on them after the wooden railroad tie landed on the right foot (see the holes)
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Post by Nothing » Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:14 pm

It is not mine, my sister took it and send it to me :)
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Post by fuki » Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:03 pm

Nothing wrote:
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:14 pm
It is not mine, my sister took it and send it to me :)
Pretty boy!
I can see he's smelling another cat (probably)
I always call it reading the newspaper :mrgreen:
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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by Nothing » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:25 pm

fuki wrote:
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:03 pm
Pretty boy!
I can see he's smelling another cat (probably)
I always call it reading the newspaper :mrgreen:
Thanks Fuki.
Yeah, old news already :D

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Post by desert_woodworker » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:24 am

Got a new shirt. --Joe

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Post by fuki » Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:48 pm

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Post by fuki » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:24 pm

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Seeking and finding (food)
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Post by desert_woodworker » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:51 pm

Not a "UFO", but a cloud quite often mistaken as one: a Lenticular Cumulus Cloud, often spawned by proximity to large mountains, as here: --Joe

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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by Nothing » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:26 pm

fuki wrote:
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Seeking and finding (food)
Fuki, like the Buddha statue.
Where can I buy it? :)

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Post by Meido » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:05 pm

Still waiting for spring at Korinji. Thought folks might enjoy this shot, taken from the second floor of our residence the other day. View looking down toward the zendo.

The scene is actually white now, with 6" of snow on the ground and more coming tonight.

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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by fuki » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:36 pm

Nothing wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:26 pm
Fuki, like the Buddha statue.
Where can I buy it? :)
I don't know Viktor, got it from "the ex" about 15 years ago approx from the 2nd hand store she worked. Once got a big green stone Mansjuri from mom but that one got decapitated (literally) had a few small ones too beheaded, seems like the head's the first to go when falling/failing, such grace eh. This one seems to be a sticky, the first one.
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Thanks Meido, I love the fog and "season's dreaming"
instantly reminded of a poem of a Brother.
[SPOILER]
Mountain in the Mist

If you want to know the One
then turn the light of mind around
to see who’s looking through your eyes.

This evening’s frosty scene:
a wintry hush has settled over the mountain,
blanketing the whole white world in silence.

Old memories lie abandoned at the threshold of night,
while my heart gently yields to the darkening unknown
hovering like an impersonal angel around my meager camp.

Shivering, huddled against the oncoming freeze,
youth’s questions and answers long forsaken,

no fire to make tea, I’m an echo of a rumor
sounding faintly in the swirling mists.
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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by boda » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:58 pm

Meido wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:05 pm
Still waiting for spring at Korinji. Thought folks might enjoy this shot, taken from the second floor of our residence the other day. View looking down toward the zendo.

The scene is actually white now, with 6" of snow on the ground and more coming tonight.


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Beautiful.

Is that someone bowing at the step of the building? Do you bow when entering/leaving the building? Just curious. I know it's customary to bow when entering/leaving the zendo.

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Post by Meido » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:07 pm

Thanks for sharing. It brings to mind a poem recited at Korinji's dedication:


A crow flies over this valley,
white with frost.

Dawn comes with flashing blade
and a bowstring’s hum,
thrusting through with her spear
the poles of the spinning world.

What is the goal of the Patriarchs?

Gathering twigs for a fire,
pulling in our chins
against the cold.
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Post by Meido » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:08 pm

bodhi wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:58 pm
Beautiful.

Is that someone bowing at the step of the building? Do you bow when entering/leaving the building? Just curious. I know it's customary to bow when entering/leaving the zendo.
Thanks Bodhi.

We bow when entering and leaving the actual meditation hall inside that building. The person in the photo on the steps is probably putting boots on...it's been muddy since our landscaping can't be done until the ground thaws.

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Re: photographs you have made.

Post by fuki » Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:51 pm

Meido wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:07 pm
What is the goal of the Patriarchs?

Gathering twigs for a fire,
pulling in our chins
against the cold.
How precious! Amazing how everything meets here, bows.
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Post by desert_woodworker » Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:53 am

I acquired one of Kawashima's serigraph prints a couple of months ago.

(he's an artist who mostly emulates natural forms in his works, and usually biological forms)

--Joe

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