Jack Kerouac

I came to a point where
I needed solitude and
just stop the machine
of thinking and enjoying
what they call living,
I just wanted to lie in
the grass and look at
the clouds.

Jack Kerouac

Sunday Zen Quote

“Mind is simply a combination of all the thoughts, of all the clouds. Mind has no independent nature of its own. When all the thoughts are gone and the sky is clean and clear, you will see that everything that you have paid so much attention to is nothing but emptiness. Your thoughts were all empty. They contained nothing, they were void. ” – Osho

Zen Proverb

The blue mountains are of themselves blue mountains;
The white clouds are of themselves white clouds.

Zenrin Kushu

The Way It Is

October 6 2014

When I see blue sky with a smattering of clouds, it makes me happy. This my fellow readers, is all I need. Don’t need religion, nor read the bible. Don’t need to be told how to enjoy life. I am just basically one happy man, that likes solitude, peace of mind, and quietness.

The coffee tastes so much better, when I’m in a Zen moment. It makes the day much easier to enjoy, and live life to the fullest.

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Today The Heat Really Sucked

July 2 2014 1The heat and humidity really sucked today. At 4:00 PM, the air was so damn stifling, it like sucked the air right of you. The photo above and below were taken at 6:14 PM. The rain, or what rain fell was a short welcome relief.July 2 2014 2

 

Friday Afternoon Sunset

It was 60 degrees at 4:28 pm. When I saw the colorful sky, I knew I had to take the photo of it.

Setting sun at 4:28 pm.
Setting sun at 4:28 pm.

In about 4 weeks, the sun will be setting at or around 4:10 pm.

Thinking

I came to a point where I needed solitude and just stop the machine of ‘thinking’ and ‘enjoying’ what they call ‘living’, I just wanted to lie in the grass and look at the clouds.
— Jack Kerouac

Saturday Sunset(s)

Another warm day here in Massachusetts, which will be the last one. Colder air moving in for Sunday and Monday.

Here’s a couple of photos of the end of day’s sunset.

Sunset 2

Sunset 3

Partly Cloudy Sky

Took these two photos earlier this afternoon. Lots of clouds, and no haze at all.

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© 2013 doninmass.com

This one is black and white. You can decide which you like.

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© 2013 doninmass.com