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… helicopter passes overhead
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… FULL MOON…
… distant train
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… humility was a virtue that the lakota of old expected their leaders to possess. a quiet, humble person, we believed, was aware of other people and other things. an arrogant, boastful man was only aware of himself. interestingly, our methods of selecting leaders today seem to favor the arrogant and boastful… if humility was a virtue important for everyone to practice, it was absolutely necessary for a leader. humility can provide clarity where arrogance makes a cloud. the last thing the people wanted was someone whose judgment and actions were clouded by arrogance…

“the lakota way”
stories and lessons for living
native american wisdom on ethics and character
Joseph M. Marshall III

 

… ale brewed with black pepper, hickory bark, dandelion root, spices, molasses, and maple syrup with cayenne peppers, star anise, raisins and dates added

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we tried all the seats
we walked the grass
we leaned on the rail
and watched time pass
the boats
the ducks
the mud that dried
the big blue bridge rose to the sky…

… it came down and we watched in awe
could not believe the sights we saw

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got the dreamcatcher last year when we went to Brevort in the UP…

the bluebird feather found in our back yard last year also…

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the bluebird feather has climbed about 2.5″ through the leather strap of the dreamcatcher since last fall…

what has caused this?…

vehicle vibration, music vibration, some intrinsic properties of feather construction prone to ascension?

 

 

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March 14-22, 1965

continue reading the entire 28 page memoir here:

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and here is another blog entry about Sister Charlene.

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