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Lynne Leichtfuss

Sport climber
moving thru
Dec 10, 2012 - 09:05pm PT
Wow, Locker, thanks for the post. Ekat sang and played this song on her splendicious guitar in Yellow Pine at the Facelift several years ago. At least I think this was the song. Jingy was there. Actually I think she sang it at Jingy's request.

Good soul thoughts, GDavis. Worthy of reflection.

Today was today. Tomorrow may be one that gives unexpected joys....or not. Sometimes life is such a gradual uphill to joy, peace and love that as you walk the path you don't even notice you've arrived until you run smack dab into it. Then sometimes a short burst places you in Joy's lap. But Life is and we are blessed to breathe. Smiles, Lynne
John M

climber
Dec 10, 2012 - 09:06pm PT
If you have netflix I think you need to watch a really crappy movie. 2012: Ice Age.

There isn't one single commie in it.








nor is there any good acting, script writing, directing, etc..

Its perfect for a night like this. Nothing will look bad after watching this movie.


or maybe everything will when you realize someone paid good money to make this thing.

as long as there are no commies in it, what could be bad about it. eh..
toadgas

Trad climber
los angeles
Dec 10, 2012 - 09:21pm PT
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maybe one of those hilarious gifs would flesh out the OP more?





Gdavis always has some great ones...


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Fletcher

Trad climber
The rock doesn't care what I think
Dec 10, 2012 - 09:27pm PT
Fletch is fine... reminds me of Chevy Chase and all those funny movies he made.

In order to be courageous, it appears that you need to also be vulnerable in order to get there. Climbing is a good example of this (especially hard leads, soloing), but there are many other examples. People who have shared very traumatic experiences (epics, hostage, and other survival situations) are known to really bond if they get through it. In a way, in those situations, you are at your most vulnerable right in front of others.

Eric

Edit: Joni Mitchell is a long time favorite of mine. I don't always like everything she does, but a lot of it. She's a good example of a musician who grew and took risks, rather than sticking to the same old thing that worked at the start.
Lynne Leichtfuss

Sport climber
moving thru
Dec 10, 2012 - 09:29pm PT
What is it about the night? Being alone in bed, in the dark, can sometimes be a catalyst for angst and loneliness.

But when the morning star shines near the moon and dawn begins to draw the world into a brand new day it seems that one can hope again.

Jess wonderin'.....lynnie

Edit: hi Eric, hope all is well. Cheers,





Captain...or Skully

climber
Dec 10, 2012 - 09:50pm PT
The Night is not to be trusted.
T H

Boulder climber
bouldering
Dec 10, 2012 - 10:01pm PT
mountainlion

Trad climber
California
Dec 10, 2012 - 10:25pm PT
Gdavis-- Happiness is a choice so choose to be happy with whatever hand your dealt--being unhappy won't change it.

sounds like you lost someone...Forgive them for not being the way YOU wanted them to be...

forgive yourself while your at it...

Find something that you can do for someone else and feel good about it. Being a giver is COOL maybe not as lucrative as being a capitalist but way cooler than being a capitalist.

Have you ever checked out the synonyms of "to capitalize" I doubt most would want to call themselves an "exploitationist"
toadgas

Trad climber
los angeles
Dec 10, 2012 - 11:47pm PT
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& get a pet monkey it will cheer you up




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Fletcher

Trad climber
The rock doesn't care what I think
Dec 10, 2012 - 11:50pm PT
Hi back at ya Lynne! All is well and I'm enjoying it all (even when the kids are pushing all the buttons!). Good to see you here again!

Speaking of the night, there seems to be a night shift on the Taco Stand. You know who you are! I'm definitely part of that. Sometimes that extends into the Dawn Patrol!

Eric
toadgas

Trad climber
los angeles
Dec 10, 2012 - 11:58pm PT
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lost monkey in Ikea parking lot, Toronto, Canada


vvv


http://www.wcyb.com/image/view/-/17717326/highRes/2/-/hsqhrd/-/IKEA-monkey-jpg.jpg


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Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Vancouver Canada
Dec 11, 2012 - 12:41am PT
Nothing sucks anything quite so hard as a break up.


I find breakups to have changed subtly from life stopping quagmires to mild heartburn. This attitude has more to do with age than passion for the one and only, only.

As stated above, life is full of sh#t. How you take the resonance and pain going forward is a REALLY good exam !
graniteclimber

Trad climber
The Illuminati -- S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Division
Dec 11, 2012 - 12:52am PT
stich

Trad climber
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Dec 11, 2012 - 02:39am PT
Really great words there, GDavis. Thanks for putting that up. OK, I'll look for an appropriate musical choice now.



Keep expanding on that original post. I'm right there with you as well wondering what is going on. Did someone see a manual in the box? Sh#t, got thrown out!
drljefe

climber
El Presidio San Augustin del Tucson
Dec 11, 2012 - 05:12am PT
No regrets Coyote...
dirtbag

climber
Dec 11, 2012 - 05:29am PT
Wow Gdavis, quite a post.

You are definitely not alone on this one.

Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Dec 11, 2012 - 05:46am PT
Good soul thoughts, GDavis. Worthy of reflection.

Today was today. Tomorrow may be one that gives unexpected joys....or not. Sometimes life is such a gradual uphill to joy, peace and love that as you walk the path you don't even notice you've arrived until you run smack dab into it. Then sometimes a short burst places you in Joy's lap. But Life is and we are blessed to breathe. Smiles, Lynne

Beautifully said, LL LL.

GDavis, what I'm going to say has been said many times before:
"When one door closes, another opens." Let the other open door be one you walk thru, one foot in front of the other, with hope. You never know what the future holds.

Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.
~Rumi

As for turning to the Taco during a tough time... I did the same thing in August. What came out of it has been two fantastic relationships with two beautiful, thoughtful human beans who I feel I've known my whole life.
You hang in there, G. (May I call you "G"?) :)

~peace, Leggs

Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Dec 11, 2012 - 06:46am PT
Beware the pet monkey! My neighbor's monkey escaped, attacked and bit me. Scary. Scarier than the night.

I suggest a parakeet instead. :)
locker

Social climber
state of Kumbaya...
Dec 11, 2012 - 06:51am PT

I can relate...

I too recently lost a date...


















































...

locker

Social climber
state of Kumbaya...
Dec 11, 2012 - 07:13am PT


Three weeks later (after reading all that^^^)...

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