2010.09.30 19:00 - Intimidated by time

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    Aphrodite Macbain: Nice entrance steve
    stevenaia Michinaga: :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: thx
    --BELL--
    Aphrodite Macbain: How's the cold?
    stevenaia Michinaga: not better, making more tea now
    stevenaia Michinaga: brb
    Aphrodite Macbain: Better?
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hi Arch
    stevenaia Michinaga: water not boiling yet
    Aphrodite Macbain: where's your purry friend?
    stevenaia Michinaga: brb, there it goes
    Archmage Atlantis: Greetings Aph
    Aphrodite Macbain: is it whistling?
    Aphrodite Macbain: your kettle?
    Archmage Atlantis: Greetings Stevenia
    Aphrodite Macbain: Who and where are Frederica and freddie?
    stevenaia Michinaga: sorry was making tea, Arch
    stevenaia Michinaga: back now
    Aphrodite Macbain: wb
    stevenaia Michinaga: I am building this pile of tissues on the table, a very sad construct
    stevenaia Michinaga: cough cough..sniffle
    Archmage Atlantis: You have a cold or flu, Steve?
    Aphrodite Macbain: are you the guardian tonght steve?
    stevenaia Michinaga: cold
    stevenaia Michinaga: mainly a distraction and disconfort, but not debilitating
    Aphrodite Macbain: Ah - it's all in your head
    Aphrodite Macbain: :-)
    stevenaia Michinaga: hehe, most of it, and chest
    Archmage Atlantis: RL doesn't go away, only held off a while
    Aphrodite Macbain: Arch - who are frederica and freddie?
    Archmage Atlantis: Dragonettes
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes, colds do offer another view of internal conciousness
    Archmage Atlantis: Baby dragons
    Aphrodite Macbain: Oh can't see them very well. Do they bite your ankles?
    Archmage Atlantis: I usually don't bring them
    Archmage Atlantis: I foorgot his time
    Archmage Atlantis: No, the don't bite
    Aphrodite Macbain: Did you work today Steve or did you take some time off?
    stevenaia Michinaga: work...lite
    stevenaia Michinaga: and napped
    Aphrodite Macbain: I slept in till 9AM That was ncie
    Aphrodite Macbain: nice
    stevenaia Michinaga: had great soup for lunch, home made pasta fajoule
    Archmage Atlantis: Wow
    stevenaia Michinaga: (I'm sure it's misspelled)
    Aphrodite Macbain: yum. what's fajule
    Archmage Atlantis: That sounds good
    Aphrodite Macbain: beans?
    Archmage Atlantis: Tell me all abotu how it was made
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes....local Pizza place owner is CIA grad, everything is fresh, was dad;s pizza joint
    Aphrodite Macbain: no that's fragole
    stevenaia Michinaga: thanks
    Aphrodite Macbain: what's fajule?
    Archmage Atlantis: hagole?
    --BELL--
    stevenaia Michinaga: I didn;t even know what it was, jsut knew it was would hit the spot
    Aphrodite Macbain: hehe
    Archmage Atlantis: pasta Fagiole is bean and noodle soup in a rich broth
    stevenaia Michinaga: nods
    Archmage Atlantis: Very heallty
    stevenaia Michinaga: couldn;t think of anything better for my head
    Aphrodite Macbain: thought it might have something to do with beans
    Aphrodite Macbain: comfort food
    Archmage Atlantis: Yes, quite comforting
    stevenaia Michinaga: Peasent food, everything that's left goes into it
    Aphrodite Macbain: Yes.
    Aphrodite Macbain: Like soups and stews
    Aphrodite Macbain: Arch, are you in Japan?
    Paradise Tennant: smiles hello aphrodite, arch , steve :)
    Archmage Atlantis: Dang, I keep getting to be a peasant
    stevenaia Michinaga: hello PAradise
    Aphrodite Macbain: Paradise. How lovely to see you!
    Paradise Tennant: smiles hiya lawrence
    Paradise Tennant: and you aph nice to be here
    Lawrence Vyceratops: Hi, everybody :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: Lawrence - hello to you!
    Aphrodite Macbain: Is anyone among us the Guardian for this session?
    Archmage Atlantis: No, Aph, SW FL.....thank you for the complement
    Paradise Tennant: that would be me
    Aphrodite Macbain: Just wondered- what with Koya's name and the ideogram on your shirt
    Archmage Atlantis: Oh
    Aphrodite Macbain: Paradise - we are neighbours you know
    Paradise Tennant: smiles nice to be your neighbour :)
    Archmage Atlantis: The kanji was a gift
    Archmage Atlantis: Koya chose me
    Aphrodite Macbain: I love your place - beautiful carpets and flowers
    Paradise Tennant: thank you
    Paradise Tennant: I have lots in inventory if you would like them :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: That would be great. I've almost filled my spot up but maybe it's time for a change!
    Aphrodite Macbain: Clear the clutter - too many darn flowers!
    Paradise Tennant: nods
    Aphrodite Macbain: What is this object beside me?
    Archmage Atlantis: Very ikibana
    Aphrodite Macbain: Anyone know?
    Archmage Atlantis: yes
    Archmage Atlantis: it is a power pole
    stevenaia Michinaga: hmmmm
    Lawrence Vyceratops: haha
    stevenaia Michinaga: I feel the power
    Aphrodite Macbain: very nice Seve. It must be a bit uncomfortable
    stevenaia Michinaga: it;s a fireworks launcher , it;s Yak's
    stevenaia Michinaga: must be disabled
    Aphrodite Macbain: I ahve a rocket launcer at home...
    Archmage Atlantis: Do you wish to know the other thngs it can be?
    Aphrodite Macbain: ummm I think so
    stevenaia Michinaga: sure Arch
    Archmage Atlantis: K
    Archmage Atlantis: It is a communication device
    Aphrodite Macbain: I'm waiting for it to perform
    Archmage Atlantis: It relays our progress as a planet to the civilized portion of the galaxy
    Aphrodite Macbain: civilized?
    Aphrodite Macbain: as in populated by sentient beings?
    Lawrence Vyceratops: It'll be a long wait for them!
    Archmage Atlantis: It is a shamanic totem., brought forward by magic
    stevenaia Michinaga: direct from SL?
    Aphrodite Macbain: hee hee
    Archmage Atlantis: It is simply a pole
    Aphrodite Macbain: And whater we chose to make it
    Aphrodite Macbain: Paradise- you are a star in the galaxy
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    --BELL--
    Paradise Tennant: I know I like shiny things :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: looks great at night
    Paradise Tennant: smiles does anyone have a topic they would like to explore
    Archmage Atlantis: I should go outr and look at the night sky
    Archmage Atlantis: when I was a kid
    Archmage Atlantis: There were stars
    Aphrodite Macbain: are there no stars to see now?
    Archmage Atlantis: Then as light came here
    Paradise Tennant: they seem so close some times
    Archmage Atlantis: they disappeared
    stevenaia Michinaga: (raining hard here)
    Aphrodite Macbain: yes. being in a city has big drawbacks
    Aphrodite Macbain: Every year Canada turns of all its lights at the same time (doesn't work as well as it could) but the difference is amazing
    Aphrodite Macbain: From 8-9pm
    stevenaia Michinaga: what a good idea
    Paradise Tennant: yes it is a great idea
    Aphrodite Macbain: makes you aware of how much power we use
    Aphrodite Macbain: It's nice to see the lights go out in the high rises
    Aphrodite Macbain: amazing from a plane's perspective
    Archmage Atlantis: Hello,Lawrence
    Archmage Atlantis: You came to tell us what?
    Aphrodite Macbain: When I s?
    Aphrodite Macbain: oops
    Aphrodite Macbain: Paradise, is there something you would like to discuss?
    Paradise Tennant: hmmm
    stevenaia Michinaga: I began by talking about my headcold and the altered reality if brings to me
    Paradise Tennant: yes .. maybe the concept of being puzzled by time ..I have been really enjoying the exihibit
    Paradise Tennant: lol
    Paradise Tennant: that too !
    stevenaia Michinaga: I like that better :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: I don't think I am puzzled by time. Just intimidated by it
    stevenaia Michinaga: dificult to rap your hands or much else around time, better to just let it be
    stevenaia Michinaga: like the fountain here
    Aphrodite Macbain: Time for me is speeding up. Never enough of it
    Aphrodite Macbain: Maybe I'm speeding up
    Paradise Tennant: yes
    Paradise Tennant: often think there is no time that our ordering of appearances is sort of like a handy filing system for appearances that change alot :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: could you say more?
    stevenaia Michinaga: was going to ask to break that down a bit too
    --BELL--
    Paradise Tennant: well .. time is like a filing system for a constant variety of shifting matter .. but it does not exist in its own right
    Paradise Tennant: would be my guess
    Aphrodite Macbain: Intersting metaphor - what is it filing? Episodes in your life?
    Paradise Tennant: no
    Paradise Tennant: just .. patterns
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Aphrodite Macbain: how does it relate to us?
    Paradise Tennant: well we are part of the pattern
    Paradise Tennant: connected
    Aphrodite Macbain: So it operates separately from us?
    Paradise Tennant: perceivng it
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    stevenaia Michinaga: pattern of conciosness?
    Paradise Tennant: not sure guessing here :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: Time only became importrant to us in the industrial revolution and the concept of progress - things getting better with time
    Paradise Tennant: yes
    Aphrodite Macbain: before then it was more of a cyclical notion of time based on the seasons and agricultural patterns
    Aphrodite Macbain: The notion that things improve with time is a relatively new onw
    Lawrence Vyceratops: There is also time in the sense of memory. I was cold, now I am warm.
    Aphrodite Macbain: one
    Aphrodite Macbain: comparative
    Aphrodite Macbain: but is that change cyclical or progressive?
    stevenaia Michinaga: progress?, from where to where?
    Aphrodite Macbain: you'll eventuially get cold again
    Aphrodite Macbain: from worse to better - was the concpt
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Aphrodite Macbain: The concept of progress has been running the way we have been doing things for the last 100 years
    Paradise Tennant: yes shifting patterns
    Aphrodite Macbain: funny that things don't really get better, they just change
    stevenaia Michinaga: nods, staying the "same" never seems to be acceptable
    Aphrodite Macbain: right steve
    Aphrodite Macbain: there seems to be a constant hunger for the new and different
    Aphrodite Macbain: especailly with technology
    stevenaia Michinaga: as if having (more) makes things better
    Aphrodite Macbain: and then you die....:-)
    stevenaia Michinaga: looking to make progress by sleeping...night all
    Aphrodite Macbain: speaking of time, I have to go now
    Lawrence Vyceratops: Science and technology is making some things better, but it is also destroying us much better, unfortunately.
    Aphrodite Macbain: exactly, we gain and we loose.
    Lawrence Vyceratops: g'night, Aph.
    Paradise Tennant: g nite aph :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: Nite all - Lawrence, Paradise, Arch, Steve
    Paradise Tennant: nite steve
    Paradise Tennant: smiles I am going to scoot
    Paradise Tennant: too
    --BELL--
    Paradise Tennant: smiles namaste lawrence ..arch :)
    Lawrence Vyceratops: me too. 'Night, all!
     
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    Thank you Wol! You are very kind:)
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