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posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 07:33 PM
Saw 2012.
The effects were amazing.
Not much of a story though, sad to say, although there were definitely some moving moments.
Too much campieness.
Did I mention that the effects were amazing?

It's like they threw in some clips of some other movie into a documentary about the Earth turning all upside down.
It was worth going to see, but I wouldn't pay more than a matinee price.
And please, smuggle your own popcorn.

[edit on 11/14/2009 by reticledc]

posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 08:44 PM
Oh, what makes the world go round?
Some might say it's gravity.
Some might say it's relativity.
Some might say they know, but what do we know?
Nothing, oh nothing at all.
Poor ol' humans that we are.

Is it money, or oil, or war, or power, or control?
Is it religion, or sex, or curiosity, or rock and roll?

It's all of the above, my friends.
Yes, you are my friends.
I even call those that hate me my friends, because in the end, all we have is one another.
When the oceans rise, and the fires burn, it is to each other that we will turn.

For who are we if not each other?

God damn those that kill in the name of.
Spend the money of those that kill for it.
Fu# ourselves just as we fu# each other.
Make us high so we can see how low we are.

How can we save the planet if we can't save ourselves so there will be someone to enjoy it.
If it ain't fu#ing broke, don't fix it.

How hopelessly dependent we have become to our own self sufficiency.
You could be the toughest guy on Earth, but you ain't sh# if you can't go shopping for those sunglasses to look cool in.

Time and time again, I keep saying, that we are all human.
But people still ain't listening.
I guess, the Earth will have to speak up now.
Come on Earth, wouldn't you like to say something?
We're all ears.

posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 08:59 PM
reply to post by reticledc

I blew my mind today, when I talked to an old friend.
I haven't talked to him in some time, more because with ever passing day I was afraid to talk. We always had our issues, but we've been through a lot.
That's what made it so hard to pick up that damn phone. I guess you could say it was guilt.
Anyways, we talked like we never missed a beat.
I have a lot of making up to do. I wasn't there for my friend when he needed me most, which breaks my heart now that I know.
I had my reasons though. I needed to find my own way in life, under my own steam, which is something i felt that I could never do under his roof.
The time which has passed, has made me realize, that even though you may find your own way, all paths eventually cross again, given enough time.

I have a lot of making up to do.

posted on Nov, 24 2009 @ 08:59 PM
One of my four cats is sick.
He's seventeen years old, and had an infected tooth. I took him to the vet to get it yanked. The gums were supposed heal over in a few days, but it's been six now and the poor guy is bleeding pretty bad.

So when a different vet looked at him today, he discovered a tumor in his mouth, which is what probably caused the tooth to get infected.

On the off chance that it's a really bad infection and nothing more, poor kitty got a shot of some new super antibiotic, and a liquid to take 2 times a day. If He doesn't begin to do better in a few days, we are going to bring him back to the vet and get the mass tested. If it turns out that it's cancer, there's not much we can do.
My wife is going to be a mess if we have to put him to sleep.
I can't say that I won't be messed up myself, but I understand that sometimes, there's just nothing you can do.
I can only hope for the best and say a prayer.

posted on Nov, 26 2009 @ 11:24 AM
Everyone have a nice Giving Thanks day.

It's not all about the pilgrims and Indians, for my family, which is a bit of dark history, but about appreciating all that you have to be thankful for.
It just happens to fall on the same day as ThanksGiving.

We don't need a holiday to be a family, but it helps us spend time together, since we're all off.

Shrimp Scampi
Coconut Shrimp, cooked in a coconut
Chestnut dressing
Cheese and Veggie Lasagna
Glazed Fruits
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Broccoli Rice Casserole
Blackened Mahi Mahi
Broccoli Rabe
Dandelion Friters
Cheese Toast
Rice and Gondules with Garlic dressing
Roasted veggies
Italian bread
Cafe' Espresso
Coffee and Tea

Although we are casual vegetarians, (flexitarians) small bits of Fish, and cheese are OK, the occasional bit of turkey comes to the table.

11 of us.

[edit on 11/26/2009 by reticledc]

posted on Dec, 12 2009 @ 09:37 PM
Haven't posted in what seems like forever.
I just haven't felt like it.

posted on Dec, 14 2009 @ 09:40 PM

Originally posted by reticledc
One of my four cats is sick.
He's seventeen years old.

Well today was the day. I had to put poor "Simby" to sleep.
He never did get better and the mass just kept growing. He stopped eating a few days ago, and lost a bunch of weight. Yesterday, he didn't even want to drink any ice water, which is his favorite.

He kinda just layed there like a puddle of kitty.
I couldn't let him suffer anymore, so he got the shot.
It was over just like that.
I held his limp head in my hands, and told him what a good boy he was.
His eyes wide, but devoid of life.

I am crying pretty bad still.
He's no longer suffering, now we are.

He was just as important to us as any person could be.
He was family.

Rest now...............good boy.....................

[edit on 12/14/2009 by reticledc]

posted on Dec, 16 2009 @ 12:21 PM
I am sorry for your loss. I can relate.

I once had to put down a great dog . . and friend. ( Cancer )

When the Vet said he was ready for the dog I told him that I'd like
to be in there with him, during his last moments, just so he wasn't
The receptionist said that I'd have to pay an extra $25.00 to go in
and be with my dog. I was bowled over . . and pissed. I threw the
money over the counter, and when I came back out, after it was
over, . . I let them know what I thought about their policy ! I have
never been back to that particular Vet's office.

My dog is doing fine in heaven . .playing with your cat now, I think.
Take care.

posted on Jan, 4 2010 @ 10:10 PM
Have not posted here since 12-14-09

Just have not had it in me.
I am resigned to being a lurker and occasional quipster.
My holidays were good. I got a lot of free time to spend with my loved ones.
reconnected with some old friends, and made some new ones.

Till next time.

posted on Jan, 28 2010 @ 10:48 PM
Here we are, at the end of January.
It's a good thing to know what it means to be a true friend.

posted on Feb, 4 2010 @ 10:17 PM
Every time I discover something new about myself and the world I live in, it raises more questions.
To know yourself is to understand that there are things which you do not understand, but you do not let that limit you.

All of us get caught up in our own little micro realities, and sometimes miss the larger picture.
We are all in this together, and we have to start thinking like it, or we will fade away into the weathered sands of time.
I don't mean just some random people on a website, I mean humanity as a whole.
Who are we if not each other.
We are all human, and sometimes we forget that.
Those in charge forget that all too much.
When a transition occurs, it is then and only then that we will all become aware of what makes us all the same.
Religion, color, preference, sex, etc.. have no place and no use, when we are trying to save our very lives.
Unfortunately, I think that a comet will have to crash into Earth, before "everyone" realizes that.
So much crap in the world, so much nonsense, and suffering.
Of all the things that's wrong with our species, one things stand above all else.
There's always room for hope.
Can ONE person can have enough hope for everyone?

posted on Mar, 26 2010 @ 11:13 PM
Some times it feels like the world is getting smaller by the minute.
It's not.
We are just getting to big for it.
Not by numbers but by hunger.
The insatiable hunger, that is greed, threatens to consume us all.
We have full plates but yet we starve.

Just my humble musings.

posted on Apr, 18 2010 @ 07:51 PM
Been a while....

Wake up Neo....

Sometimes, it's that which we don't understand that leads us to a greater understanding.

posted on Apr, 29 2010 @ 07:39 AM
While it's fun to live within your dreams, sometime you have to wake up, and live in the now.
Never forget the past however.

This Immigration thing really irks me.
Our country is being systematically raked over for everything it's worth, and as Americans, we are so apathetic.
Apathy is the killer.
Granted there are those that do speak up, but it's not enough.

I'm not saying that I have all the answers, but there has to be more we can do.

I'm all for a borderless planet earth, but unfortunately, that is just a dream.

Sometimes, we forget that other people are human.
I could love anyone, but not everyone can love everyone else.

posted on May, 31 2010 @ 04:12 PM
reply to post by reticledc

It feels weird to go back and read something you wrote a while ago.
It's like a snapshot of who you were at the moment.
It's literally like opening a door to the past.
Sometimes, I say to myself, "WHAT WAS I THINKING?!"
Weird huh?

posted on Jun, 19 2010 @ 12:08 PM
What was I thinking?
Truth = Change

posted on Jul, 1 2010 @ 11:50 AM
I'm not going to give an example for the following, because it applies to all levels of thought.

Why do people think that they know what they're talking about just because it's the norm?

So many times I hear people debunk something, or say that (This) is how something should be.
More often than not, it's because they are convinced that society has it right and anything outside of society's train of thought is totally and unabashedly wrong.

Sometimes the most brilliant ideas have come "Right out of left field." so to speak.

It always seems like those that have the inspiration to think about things differently are the outcasts, or "heretics" or whatever.

I guess sometimes it's easier to believe the misconceptions, lies, and old wives tales of a society than it is to believe a simple truth.

In fact, I've personally seen people defend rigorously something that others have been able to prove as incorrect.

I try to keep an open mind, but at some point, I guess that even I can be stubborn. Hey, no one's perfect.


posted on Jul, 5 2010 @ 09:53 PM
Disclosure in 3, 2, 1....
As if.
Sometimes the sun shines brighter and the sky is bluer.
Sometimes people can be nice and we can all have a great day.
Sometimes, we can understand one another.

Some time is all we need.

Luv Ya!!

[edit on 7/5/2010 by reticledc]

posted on Jul, 8 2010 @ 07:21 PM
I am here in my study, right now, sitting in front of my computer, typing some random thoughts.
That room is in an apartment, which is the 2nd floor of a 2 family house
A house located in a nice little town, that's more often than not, pretty quiet.
Well that town is in a county, that's seen it's share of good and bad, I'm sure.
If it wasn't for the state, the county might not have seen those bad times.
Then again, being a state in a rather large country like the USA has got to be some pretty hard work.
USA lives on the North American continent which is just one of several that float around this great big ocean we like to call Earth.
Round and round she goes, round and round SOL, our sun.
Pinwheel pin wheel spinning around, look at my pinwheel and see what I've found. Pinwheel, pinwheel, breezy and bright, sing me good morning and sing me good night.
If you hadn't guessed, I was referring to one of the spiral arms of our Milky-Way Galaxy. Pretty big, Ain't it?
But wait!! There's more!!
That galaxy is part of what's called the Local Group of galaxies, which has got about 30 more galaxies in it, including some smaller and larger than our own.
Well that Local group can find it's home in the super-cluster, Virgo.
Virgo can see pretty far out there, but then we reach the end of our observable universe.
That doesn't mean it ends there.
The minds eye can surely see further.
Will the universe keep expanding as long as there is someone who keeps looking?
Are there other universes to be found if we keep looking, or are they right here, but we just can't get to them right now?
As far as far can be, and little old me, sits here at the computer and ponders such things.
Not just here, but everywhere.
What is my puny little struggle worth, if it's not worth something to me?
Our problems are ours, and with the vastness on consciousness we could be capable of, do we really need to keep killing ourselves.
Every lost life is a lost opportunity to discover and share something new.
Every lost opportunity brings us one step closer to nothingness and one step further from finding our true selves.

We are nothing if not each other.

Could it be that it was all so simple then?

Perhaps we do not need a ship to reach the stars, just the willingness of conciseness to bring our minds to those places.

posted on Jul, 10 2010 @ 11:54 PM
The skies seem weird lately.
Especially in the early morning.
It's been storming a lot lately, but the Clouds have been spectacular.

The clouds are different than I'm used to seeing, and the early morning sun is hitting the tops and hole in the clouds and it looks like gold trim.
It's amazing.
I mean who hasn't seen sun lit clouds before?
These are special though.
I wish I had pics.

[edit on 7/10/2010 by reticledc]

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