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The box mentality~

For the largest part of our recent history, we humans find ourselves living in a box of our own making. We have lived in caves, tents, huts, houses, and the majority of the human race lives currently in complex buildings inside large cities that resemble beehives and are just as noisy.

Then one day, we, the city dwellers find ourselves in a forest and we begin the process of expansion. It happens slowly and gradually that for a while we carry our virtual box with us wherever we go, even to remote places and we are simply unable to let go.

I just marvel at the idea of being able to shed all the confining webs we weave around ourselves and to simply be…

Day 4 of 365

Day 17~ July 17th~ Vietnam

glued to the box of wonder

No matter how small the Asian home happens to be, the television takes a prime position serving as a means of escape for the family member who happens to be at home. A bridging to the rest of the world and a means of escaping into a virtual place of wonder?

Apologies for the great delay in posting this month due to travel and lack of internet connection. The next posts will come all at once.

Day Two Hundred Sixty Eight, October 17, 2011

luck and chinese fortune sticks

In almost every culture in the history of the human race, you find appearances of links to the esoteric worlds. From the Tarot of Ancient Egypt, to high priests, fortune tellers, oracles, the research of astrology, numerology and the list goes on and on down to religious beliefs and different faiths around the globe.

At different times, humans ask questions and look for answers in the unseen worlds rather than the seen. This aspect of life continues to tickle the interest of Lea as she asks her daily “beyond the beyond” questions.

photo taken: Lea reading the luck for the day from a stick she picked out of a Chinese Fortune Sticks box we bought in a Shanghai antique market.

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