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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6650 on: February 05, 2019, 12:36:28 AM »
Interesting videos, but probably just a moment that unknown.  Anything more than that, and they'd lose that interest.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6651 on: February 07, 2019, 11:40:38 PM »
I'm going to  turn into a pumpkin soon for the day... I can feel it.

And my space bar is sticking.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6652 on: February 08, 2019, 10:57:08 AM »
"More broady one could say that through the human being, the universe is making a mirror to observe itself." 

Bohm and Hiley, The Unidivided Universe

That sounds like something evolution may have a hard time keeping up with...
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6653 on: February 10, 2019, 11:52:57 PM »
Cheese.  And the balance of life... in terms of cheese.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6654 on: February 14, 2019, 11:59:08 PM »
No cheese please.

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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6655 on: February 23, 2019, 08:33:09 PM »
If it's more effective/efficient/wiser to back off or keep pushing, in terms of pushing things and recovery.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6656 on: February 27, 2019, 12:11:05 AM »
The edge of pushing.  Whether to back off or keep pushing, potentially having things crash.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6657 on: March 01, 2019, 11:44:22 PM »
That I'm getting off track.  And the price of being on track or where I was before.  And where I want to be.  There's never enough time.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6658 on: March 10, 2019, 04:19:45 PM »
Longer-term.

And what anger or motivation would look like longer-term....  In the present, anger can get things done but burns more energy/causes more damage....  It can't work quite the same in the long-term though, for pros and cons....
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6659 on: March 16, 2019, 09:52:53 PM »
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6660 on: March 26, 2019, 09:04:17 AM »
How to capture health.  Backing off.

Directions to push.  How to balance all of those.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6662 on: April 04, 2019, 07:31:47 AM »
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6663 on: April 06, 2019, 10:46:14 PM »
High stress.  Long term problems.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6664 on: April 13, 2019, 04:52:00 PM »
Is posting all this therapy for you,  Bob?
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6665 on: April 19, 2019, 07:18:45 AM »
Possibly, actually, or a way to think things through.  I noticed (related to the last post) that just writing out some ideas helped a bit to figure things out or at least figure a little more out.  Probably the same thing going on with figuring out larger ideas, if I ever get to the end of those.  That would be how to push thing, multiple areas, know you're doing your best/pushing as much as possible, and knowing/being smart enough to rest/recover along the way (which opens up time).
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6666 on: May 04, 2019, 02:19:11 PM »
Me at 3 am earlier
I should go to sleep

Also me at 3 am
*listens to this 10 times

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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6667 on: May 09, 2019, 10:37:17 PM »
What if... I had myself as a student?  Or, what if you had yourself as a student?  How would you see yourself?  For actual students, I thought there was a crazy/nutty 2% that did whatever the teacher said, and they were kind of off that way.  Not quite along those lines, but I'd stick myself in a 1% beyond that.  A "what the heck?" student, although I suppose it makes more sense knowing what I know, my history, etc.



And then of course, of course....


And of course.... I'm not finding more gifs or fixing these much.

https://memegenerator.net/instance/68511897/simon-pegg-cheers

https://external-preview.redd.it/nNqMbR315Rai1xf6WXJbsPTMU24PJ6wAf2bTeeI8-v0.gif?format=mp4&s=4b5f984a28f519de5d30f271db9ec5ab1f0d7234
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6668 on: May 19, 2019, 06:25:42 PM »
The routine, as a means of capturing progress.

How to capture progress.

The necessity of breaking the routine with rest/recovery, although I'm still not sure how much exactly.  That seems to be part of it though, as opposed to just wearing down over time, esp. when you don't realize it.

The overall point of doing that.... which would be literature I suppose.  And beyond that, being more alive.

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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6669 on: May 20, 2019, 06:42:37 AM »
I wonder about Bob sometimes. 
Do pianists get up in the middle of the night if they can't sleep and play the piano? 
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6670 on: May 20, 2019, 10:58:44 PM »
I wonder about Bob sometimes. 
Do pianists get up in the middle of the night if they can't sleep and play the piano? 


I have once in a while.  But if I do, there's a massive energy dip maybe an hour or so later if I didn't get enough sleep.  I *think* I'm awake and won't fall back asleep, but that seems to be a trick.  Although I'm not sure if it's better to push through fatigue like that, dose up more on caffeine or something else, or continue to try to sleep and end up sleeping more and getting more, better rest.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6671 on: May 25, 2019, 10:54:46 PM »
I hope I'm not leaving the forum.  I haven't thought of anything to post for a while and then I've stopped visiting as often.  It's turned out to just be the last post thread.  My piano work has turned into a routine, not lit, still.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6672 on: June 03, 2019, 10:42:21 AM »
Wonder how volume one ended


"And thus, there were potatoes here, and potatoes there; indeed, there were
potatoes everywhere.  Spain fell in love with Italy and Italy with Spain,
and everlasting peace filled all of Europe."

End of Volume One

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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6673 on: June 12, 2019, 11:08:45 PM »
Hm.  Dang.  Serious things.  Beyond words.

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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6674 on: June 14, 2019, 10:07:07 PM »
Hm.  Dang.  Serious things.  Beyond words.



Hopefully not too serious.  I feel like this sometimes with our current political issues.  Here is what cured me for at least a while:  Watch World War II films non-stop for a few days.  All of a sudden, everything looks great.  Hitler and Stalin - our president is not so bad after all.  Seems like a nice guy.

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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6675 on: June 15, 2019, 12:53:09 AM »
Not for me really, not directly.  Uber serious and beyond serious and anything else for one.  And "mildly" in the direction of those two.
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Re: What's on your mind now?
«Reply #6676 on: July 09, 2019, 10:33:09 PM »
Fingertips.  How things translate to piano.  And true progress after a long time.
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