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Basically, this thing is awesome, and this is the terms in which i usually like to go into a discussion with.

Now its on paper for me to hang out to people…..

I came across a post i found super interesting, and i wanted to share with whoever actually cares to click on my blog every now and then. Suprisingly i have an average readership of like 2 at morning posts….. 4 when i post mid day, up to 8  on posts in the evening, and it can get up to the 20’s on a really good boring night where a lot of my friends are staying in not to read my blog, but because they got sick, or didnt feel like putting on pants.

 

Anyways, the past week hasnt been the best, but I have given myself a pep talk already, and Im hoping to get out of my rut soon enough. Besides, when it boils down to it, i have nothing to complain about, many many many others have it a lot worse, and i should always be grateful.

I’ve always believed in picking yourself up from whatever you got going on. I dont like asking for comforting comments, or receiving them actually, the best motivational comments anyone could make to me is tell me that nothing has been lost.

Anyways back to the states…
the site is http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/responsible-living/stories/infographic-united-states-of-the-environment

I found it awesome how so many states have a lot to offer, and i hadn’t been to so many!! makes me want to take a random trip to like nebraska or something like Jim Carrey did in the movie “Yes Man”

 

 

http://www.inspirefirst.com/2011/03/21/created-equal-photographer-mark-laita/

 

Thats up there is a great post.

 

And here are 100 words you should learn that I am printing out so that I may used them myself.

Ailurophile A cat-lover.
Assemblage A gathering.
Becoming Attractive.
Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks.
Brood To think alone.
Bucolic In a lovely rural setting.
Bungalow A small, cozy cottage.
Chatoyant Like a cat’s eye.
Comely Attractive.
Conflate To blend together.
Cynosure A focal point of admiration.
Dalliance A brief love affair.
Demesne Dominion, territory.
Demure Shy and reserved.
Denouement The resolution of a mystery.
Desuetude Disuse.
Desultory Slow, sluggish.
Diaphanous Filmy.
Dissemble Deceive.
Dulcet Sweet, sugary.
Ebullience Bubbling enthusiasm.
Effervescent Bubbly.
Efflorescence Flowering, blooming.
Elision Dropping a sound or syllable in a word.
Elixir A good potion.
Eloquence Beauty and persuasion in speech.
Embrocation Rubbing on a lotion.
Emollient A softener.
Ephemeral Short-lived.
Epiphany A sudden revelation.
Erstwhile At one time, for a time.
Ethereal Gaseous, invisible but detectable.
Evanescent Vanishing quickly, lasting a very short time.
Evocative Suggestive.
Fetching Pretty.
Felicity Pleasantness.
Forbearance Withholding response to provocation.
Fugacious Fleeting.
Furtive Shifty, sneaky.
Gambol To skip or leap about joyfully.
Glamour Beauty.
Gossamer The finest piece of thread, a spider’s silk.
Halcyon Happy, sunny, care-free.
Harbinger Messenger with news of the future.
Imbrication Overlapping and forming a regular pattern.
Imbroglio An altercation or complicated situation.
Imbue To infuse, instill.
Incipient Beginning, in an early stage.
Ineffable Unutterable, inexpressible.
Ingénue A naïve young woman.
Inglenook A cozy nook by the hearth.
Insouciance Blithe nonchalance.
Inure To become jaded.
Labyrinthine Twisting and turning.
Lagniappe A special kind of gift.
Lagoon A small gulf or inlet.
Languor Listlessness, inactivity.
Lassitude Weariness, listlessness.
Leisure Free time.
Lilt To move musically or lively.
Lissome Slender and graceful.
Lithe Slender and flexible.
Love Deep affection.
Mellifluous Sweet sounding.
Moiety One of two equal parts.
Mondegreen A slip of the ear.
Murmurous Murmuring.
Nemesis An unconquerable archenemy.
Offing The sea between the horizon and the offshore.
Onomatopoeia A word that sounds like its meaning.
Opulent Lush, luxuriant.
Palimpsest A manuscript written over earlier ones.
Panacea A solution for all problems
Panoply A complete set.
Pastiche An art work combining materials from various sources.
Penumbra A half-shadow.
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain.
Plethora A large quantity.
Propinquity An inclination.
Pyrrhic Successful with heavy losses.
Quintessential Most essential.
Ratatouille A spicy French stew.
Ravel To knit or unknit.
Redolent Fragrant.
Riparian By the bank of a stream.
Ripple A very small wave.
Scintilla A spark or very small thing.
Sempiternal Eternal.
Seraglio Rich, luxurious oriental palace or harem.
Serendipity Finding something nice while looking for something else.
Summery Light, delicate or warm and sunny.
Sumptuous Lush, luxurious.
Surreptitious Secretive, sneaky.
Susquehanna A river in Pennsylvania.
Susurrous Whispering, hissing.
Talisman A good luck charm.
Tintinnabulation Tinkling.
Umbrella Protection from sun or rain.
Untoward Unseemly, inappropriate.
Vestigial In trace amounts.
Wafture Waving.
Wherewithal The means.
Woebegone Sorrowful, downcast.

 

Also..

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Gradation seems to be a reaccuring theme in my classes….

 

my dad is yelling at the phone right, its been about 3 minutes of him yelling “hello” trying to gain understanding on weather or not there is someone on the other side of the line.

 

I took defensive driving today. I went to the comedy school clubish thing here in san antonio, I spent my time reading over my school book since i have two exams tomorrow, but oh well. I met some pretty people in defensive driving, and a lot of weird people too. I found the distribution on the types of people there to be more on the coarser side than anything else. Its not a bad thing though. It was fun getting to go and study for my classes, while listening to people tell about their driving stories. It was just interesting to see this group of people together. For the most part I was not picked on. I believe I made the impression that I wouldn’t make a good target for a joke to the comedian; which is a real shame, it would of been cool to be ridiculed and maybe get the opportunity for some retort. Unfortunately, I wasn’t really given the opportunity. Its okay though, I got to speak to the lady next to, she was my age, she was pretty too, very open minded, and willing to put up with my random rants having to do with absolutely nothing relevant to the material being taught in class.

Anywho… particle size distribution is used in materials engineering, mainly aggregate classification. This is helpful in mixing cements, and or figuring out soil properties. I know way to much about it, and I wanted to relate this, well not this exactly, but “gradation” which is the testing done to determine the particle size distribution. I wanted to relate that to society.

You see in determining particle size distribution you do this by measuring the amount of particles retained in certain sieves. think of it as a gold sifter, you run water through, shake it, and anything that doesnt belong goes through…

In the US I feel there are not enough sieves. people are getting caught on the upper sieves and retained, and therefore forced out of of experiencing whats going on elsewhere. It sucks. just cause your coarse doesnt mean you cant be fine.

But thats getting to technical.

In general I would just like to promote avoiding being part of this analogy. It is OK to belong somewhere, but it is not OK to not be allowed somewhere else. Thats what I mean; And no one should ever feel like they are stuck in a certain place. because your not nearly everything is a choice. Just remember, you do not get to walk away from mistakes, one must always account for those, learn, fix, and become better because of them.

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Ive been through 6 weeks of school.

I really want to scream.

I care, and I like what I study, but its becoming a joke to me. Im getting frustrated at the people telling me i should be worried.

frustrated at the amount of time that goes into explaining that 2+2 is 4, and that cantilever beams have tension on top. That concrete and dirt is different, that structures with to much loading dont stand. Gah! No really!?

I had a talk with a professor one day, got involved in a discussion I actually enjoyed, he told me it was graduate level material. That one day I’ll be able to think more about it, but not now.

Are you kidding me? I have to go to grad school for this information?

There is a book on everything, and I am ready to read them all, but I cant, I have dumb homework to finish first.

I know what your thinking, why not finish it quickly, then get on to something else?

I cant…. its tedious, and im not perfect, I am far from it.

I dont like being compared to others

I am 22!!!

Gosh, I want to experience so much

I know I am super blessed.

Art has become one of the few ways to feel much of anything lately

People make a joke of it too, its a shame

 

Cant wait to finish these exams so i can take more pictures.

I want to make a short film.

I want to speak to people about religion, their favorite type of animal, the love of their life, I want to know how people feel about everything. I find many people want to share, but don’t know how.

I try I try I try, thats something dumb to say too. There is no try, there is just do, frikin yoda said that! poeple wont listen to anyone tell them that! But they will listen to yoda!

Thats sad too…

 

I feel like I have no credibility.

Its true I dont.

So I attach names and sources to things I say.

It helps people recognize my words at times, mainly because they are not mine.

 

People don’t ask questions anymore, they are so afraid.

Men, women, there is nothing to fear… So what, be curious.

Stupid questions we can both laugh at, and learn from, so go ahead.

 

I don’t feel shame.

I fell asleep earlier to some very very loud dance/dub music, it was making my room shake I had the voluume up so much!

It felt awesome.

 

oooohhhhhhmmmmm, kinda like what people say in meditation.

I meditate.. it helps clear my head from a lot of things.

It has improved my physical health, and my understanding of self, no, not my mind like ‘chi’, but actual physical functions like contracting muscles, and pains

Keeping my grades above average is quite effortless too lately.

 

I KNOW the majority of the people in my school have a lot to teach me.

And i want to listen to them, and hear them speak, tell me what they know.

 

No one approaches though

What the heck??

Its like I have to do all the work all the time. When i approach you love to talk, but you never want to instigate, why in the world!?

 

We don’t change, stop thinking your so different than before… none of us are… with time we only become more refined versions of ourselves. What qualities you wish to sharpen of yourself are your choice.

 

oohhhmm, is what im doing now so i dont scream.
Theres so much i want to go out and experience
But I am here right now because some one once decided I can’t just jump in to do something.
Thats understandable for the sake of others.
But I am good at what I do.
I am not asking to be put where I am bad.
I just want to do what I am good at.

It is a huge mistake to do things to easily! Why!? My goodness!

Apparently if you don’t struggle, you aren’t trying hard.
There is no such thing as just being able to do.

And if you aren’t strugling, then your not trying hard, and if thats the case, then you cant possibly be good. Good scores? Good ideas? Nah… its a glitch in the system…

Gash!

I want some tea, or juice… juice sounds real good… so do many many other things.

 

I am not even complaining. I am only saying what i wish to say to so many people that would just look at me and say ‘so?’ or ‘you think you got it bad?’

Don’t you see the biggest torture is to not be allowed to do the things that you love to do!

 

I want to create art, but my art needs, a degree, experience, a licence.
I am going to get all these things.

Until then i will keep creating.

People around me are starting to think I could not care less for the progress of anyone else.

How is not doing my best for you not best for you too?

I want you to be awesome too.

 

Yeah, you should go do that…

 

I think im done writing

 

 

I am doubfounded by this world every day.

Everyone striving for approval of some sort, if not by society by a special someone.

For the most part we do what we believe to be “work” to obtain that approval.

 

There is much to be learned though.

Society is becoming a cage.

The acceptance that is sought after has laid out parameters.

Limitations have been placed.

Even by ideas such as “think outside the box.”

 

It is not a bad thing to act for others.

But when it is not done for yourself, it becomes an act done only for approval, and thus, fake.

 

It has become a common cycle though.

Everyone around the world.

No one, is perfect.

 

Why is this though?

Mankind is becoming more and more tamed.

 

In the past centuries one can account for leaps in progress.

And even though technology continues to improve.

Feeling and mastery has become harder to come by.

And thus, these leaps are slowing.

 

Why is this so?

Feels as if greatness is being tamed.

People are being shaped.

Is this OK?

 

Should people want to live in  place where we are all alike?

To the point where we have nothing to criticize.

Nothing to judge.

Nothing to feel.

 

Why must the greatness in everyone be tamed?

Is it that dangerous?

The answer is yes.

Dangerous to those who wish to not feel inferior.

 

The first thing comes with acceptance.

Acceptance of greatness.

It is a beast that needs to run wild.

Only then can it continue to grow.

Become more powerful.

Become more useful.

 

It is not about conforming.

Neither is it about being a non-conformist.

 

Its about running free.

Away from the restraints created by ones need for acceptance.

Acceptance in which is never actually viewed to any outsider as necessary.

But essential in our own worlds.

 

If one keeps looking to others for approval.

Greatness will be tamed.

One may reach a comfortable spot in this society at some point.

But they will never actually contribute to the actual progress of humanity.

 

For greatness requires certainty in oneself.

And no need of approval of another.

 

Everyone has something to offer.

So let the beast out.

 

 

 

This is a repost that i came across on a design site, the post is french, but oh wells

Here is the direct linke

http://www.fubiz.net/2010/06/04/land-art/

Land Art

Mélange de photographie, de nature et de style, le land-art de Sylvain Meyer s’illustre avec brio au travers de ces images. Grâce à son sens de l’observation, il passe des heures à collecter des éléments de la nature afin de créer une ambiance envoutante. Plus d’images dans la suite.

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