The Watering Hole; Thursday March 31 2016; Different Worlds

“To see a world in a grain of sand
And a Heaven in a wild flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand,
And Eternity in an hour.”
(William Blake, from Auguries of Innocence)

I’m tired of politics, tired of the world in which it lives, tired of its occupants. Thankfully, that’s not the only choice available to those of us who flame out when surrounded by nuts, screwballs, and all the crazy ideas those wackos regularly come up with and spread around as if they have meaning. There’s that other world, the one ‘out there’ where humans don’t typically hang out. It’s the world of color, of peace, harmony, tolerance, and survival, the world inhabited by millions of critters but NO POLITICIANS! There is no stupidity out there, no vitriol, no irrational hatred, and best of all, NO RELIGION! It’s pretty close to the ideal world, truth be known.

Below is a demo of contrast, the ‘sound’ of critters from the political world intermingled with close-up views of critters in that other world, the better one. The contrast is, in a word, STUNNING!

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Larry Pratt: Liberals Have ‘Plans To Enslave An Entire Nation’

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May 16 2015 Beckwith turtle 1227

▲Turtle + Log ➤ Naptime▲

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Rafael Cruz: ‘One More Liberal Justice’ Could Allow A Dictator To Turn Guns On Americans

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Aug 5 2014 Happy Bug 301

▲Bug + Wildflower ➤ Life!▲

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Oklahoma GOPer Wants To Classify Abortion As First-Degree Murder

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Sep 7 2015 Bug on wildflower 1830

▲Bug + Sunflower ➤ Happiness!▲

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Robert Spencer: We Must Consider ‘Very Seriously’ That Obama Is Betraying America On Behalf Of Islamists

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Dec 1 2015 Snow bunny 2114

▲Bunny + Snow ➤ Peaceful Silence▲

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Trump Promises To Punish Women After He Outlaws Abortions

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Feb 9 2015 Goose water ice 852

▲Goose + Icy Water ➤ Geese?▲

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Right-Wing Author: ‘Insane’ Gay Rights And Liberalism Driving People To Suicide And Addiction

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May 3 2015 - Goose family 1126

▲Mom + Dad ➤ Triplets▲

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▼Sunset Over The Front Range — View From MY Window!▼

Nov 9 2015 Sunset 698

▲Critters + Land + Sky + Clouds + Sun + Peace –➤ MY World!▲

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Gohmert: Supreme Court Tried To Play God In Gay Marriage Ruling

Gouie Lohmert

▲Ick!! + Ewwwwwww!! –➤ THEIR World▲

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Lord, to account who dares thee call,
Or e’er dispute thy pleasure?
Else why, within so thick a wall,
Enclose so poor a treasure?
(Robert Burns)

Amen, Amen.

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13 thoughts on “The Watering Hole; Thursday March 31 2016; Different Worlds

  1. I’ll take the critters over the nutjobs every single day of the week.
    Doomsday predictions of liburl perdition!. What a plethora of paranoid putrification.

    • I find it fascinating that turtles, bugs, rabbits, and Honkers each and all have more personality and more brains than (a) any Republican running for Pres., and (b) any Republican I’ve ever met. Wonder why that is? Did god screw up, maybe? 😯

  2. I like the flower pics. Today the air started smelling like spring for the first time, with the warming air enhancing the light scent. I wish it would continue like this (despite the pollen) but it’s going to turn cooler for a spell, with a couple of possibilities of snow showers–waaah!

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