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Started by ella_mental, May 20, 2008, 10:43:54 pm

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QuoteHere is a video I made to a Buckethead song.

I shot the footage in my basement.  It\'s very Silence of the Lambs down there.

this is actually the only one i\'ve watched more than a few seconds of.  the imagery is pretty cool.  i don\'t care for the use of his officially recorded/released music though, which is why i don\'t watch the others that people have made... unless they are covering his music or they\'re using a live recording.

Truth:  it's OK if they don't understand.  if you follow it, stay true to it, and respect it, you could be in store for the greatest journey you could ever imagine.


April 30, 2009, 03:13:53 pm #31 Last Edit: April 30, 2009, 04:28:45 pm by ella_mental
Thanks.  I feel special.  I take the approach of non-attachment to art.  Much of my art didn\'t come from me and therefore doesn\'t belong to me.  I was just the vehicle for an idea that came from somewhere else.  That is my belief.

I\'m not famous or anything, but I think if credit was given where credit was due things would look a lot different.

*Note* - The stuff that did come from me is usually way crappier than the stuff that didn\'t.

*Another Note* - I think Buckethead has a God given gift that he uses well, and that\'s why I\'m a fan.


I just want to wish myself a happy one year at the TDRS forum.  I\'m really glad to be here.  I\'ve been a part of other forums in the past, forums that might seem like they would hold more interest for me.  I usually end up not liking most of the people.  I don\'t not like anyone here.  Maybe a few people question whether or not they like me, but one of my favorite hobbies is confusing people.

Thanks everyone!



That is AWESOME!

The haiku is nice too.  Thanks for bringing up the colon thing again.  jk.


happy 1 yr Ella! BIG HUGE HUGZ!


Joy follows a pure thought like a shadow that never leaves.


Quotehappy 1 yr Ella! BIG HUGE HUGZ!


Thanks so much!

Here is a video I enjoyed the other day...
Actually, my daughter got totally filthy playing in the yard today and needed a bath and I was singing this to her when I lotioned her up afterward.  Poor kid.


May 08, 2009, 10:32:16 pm #37 Last Edit: July 29, 2009, 09:46:33 pm by ella_mental
There was a video here...but I deleted it, it sucked that bad.


^that vid does not help out my "LEFTIES ROCK!" campaign.....haha just kidding ::)...or am I?
Erect Intestines


May 18, 2009, 11:49:23 pm #39 Last Edit: May 18, 2009, 11:52:59 pm by ella_mental
Quote^that vid does not help out my "LEFTIES ROCK!" campaign.....haha just kidding ::)...or am I?

Well, if it\'s any consolation, I\'m not left handed.  There are just some things I\'m more comfortable doing left handed.  When I was a kid I was a left handed gymnast, I shuffel cards left handed, I played guitar left handed and wear my watch on my right hand.  I don\'t even realize I\'m doing things the opposite way until someone else points it out.

Here is a set of mala beads I made for myself.  Those prayer beads required a lot of surrender to make.  I must have restrung those (insert emphatic swearing here) beads at least 10 times.  There are 111 of them plus the guru bead.


Tomorrow I leave for my trip to the Himalayan Institute.  I\'m really looking forward to the experience.  Part of my time will be spent meditating in front of an eternal flame.  It symbolizes the flame in every heart, or the soul.  I\'m already planning to have the song Eternal Flame by the Bangles enter my mind several times throughout the weekend.  There will be no avoiding it.  I\'ll just have to incorporate it into my practice which may cause me to giggle in front of the eternal flame.  But I am pretty excited about the eternal flame.


Well, I\'m back from my trip to the HI.  It was a great trip.  Pandit Rajmani is full of all kinds of knowledge and I learned quite a bit of good info.

I can sum up my experience in 3 words:  peacocks, sacrum, flame.


The Link

Who on this Earth I've encountered so far
Some from my hometown
Some from distant stars

Those with whom I have walked for a while
Some for a few steps
Some for many miles

If together we conversed in spirit
Some eager to know
Some unwilling to hear it

Words that were shared I've been influenced by
Some searching for truth
Some lost in a lie

Of the times we entered each others mind
Some will stay forever
Some are left behind

And among those I've kept company with
Some live in the flesh
Some ghosts in a myth


June 08, 2009, 02:57:38 am #43 Last Edit: July 29, 2009, 06:28:57 pm by ella_mental
I felt like getting a little crazy with the cheez whiz tonight.  Here is a pic I made with pics of roses from my garden.  I\'m no ZQ, but...


I\'ve decided to take up tie dying.  Must be the hippie in me.  My friend and I were talking the other day about being hippies.  She said she was the Earth type hippie with hairy armpits.  I was more the psychedelic type hippie.  Anyway, here is my first shirt.

I followed the directions, but I\'m not sure how the dye will hold up after several washes because I\'ve only washed it once so far.  If anyone wants to help me practice, send me a PM and tell me what size shirt.