True Wilderness Camping

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” Camping to us now was a way of life for so many, for so long”.

 

A camping site like this one has its own uniqueness about it in the way that, you need a boat to get to it with all your camping equipment aboard. Once you get out there and set up, this site will help you appreciate what was once a life style for so many, for so long.

Within this Society today we totally have forgotten just what true wilderness camping is, it is a form of camping known as, Primitive camping. Which there is nothing out there except what you bring and how you take the time to enjoy everything that is around you. Primitive camping isn’t for everybody, as most are so used to their flushing toilets, that they don’t want to go without them.   Then there is the building of the campfire for cooking your meals and to keep the chill of the night air away from you. Tents…… is a big part of the equipment as without it, now you are sleeping outside under the stars, which ain’t a bad thing, but it will also have you sleeping with all the night time species that crawl the Earth floor, or maybe a Bear or two that may invade your site?

When camping in spots such as this that is off the beaten path and difficult for most to get to, it will bring you all the peace and serenity you want, it will also if you let it? Help you clear the fog from your judgments, so you can get back to being truly of who you are. When camping deep within the Wilderness, it will help you become confident in yourself, as everything you do you have to work for it, like gathering wood for the fire, so you can cook and keep the night time chill in the air away, but once camp is set and the wood gathered for the cozy campfire, now is the time to totally unwind, lift the weights off the shoulders that you carry around in the everyday life, so you can totally relax and get back to the true person that you have always been, except that the daily grind of normal life, has taken from you and hidden it deep within your sole.

Within this Society we have wandered away from truly being who we are, we have hidden deep within our soles our true selves and replaced it with a fake self, just to compete and live among one another. We try to be someone we are not, simply because we want to put ourselves above all those around us, when someone has become successful we then try to be as successful as them, but really what truly is success? Success isn’t defined by the big house, the fancy car, or even the amount of money you have, success is different for each one of us, as for each of us to be truly successful, only means moving forward on our paths of this journey through life, within happiness, while being confident in all we do, so we can all find the peace and serenity within this journey we all deserve.

We also within this Society have lost within ourselves our true love and empathy, of not just ourselves but of each other as well. This true love and empathy is within us all, just that we have buried it deep within, to protect ourselves from all the crap and hurt, that brings us great pain, then while we bury the love and empathy and try to move forward with no pain, we then get so accustomed to it, that we forget and bury it even further within us. this is what true Primitive camping can do for us all, it can get us back in touch with our inner selves, feel the love and empathy deep within us, so we can get back to who we truly are. Yes you have to work for your survival out there, but this kind of work brings you great rewards, that will make you better and stronger as you walk your path through this journey of life.

 

” Primitive camping is a type of camping that you work during your stay within Nature, but it will always give you big rewards as well”

” Being true to who you are is surrounded by our true love and empathy, which leaves no room for the pain and the hurt of any hatred that we may find”

” a camp site in the middle of no where has its own uniqueness to it, which will have us all change to be better and stronger moving forward”

” Some may not try the Primitive type of camping, simply because they lack the confidence and are afraid to find their true selves”

 

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The Wood Pecker’s Chronicle

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I remember the cartoon called Woody the Wood Pecker, this guy on this Birch tree isn’t quite as colorful or loud as Woody was. Watching him peck into this tree, I can say one thing that, for a small bird he has one heck of a strong beak. While camping deep in the Wilderness, there were many different birds that I have seen, with the Eagle being the one most viewed daily. All these birds fly around so open and free, with no worries of anything as they fly around. Then there were the Loons and the Canada Geese swimming in the lake and moving about as free as the birds flying in the sky. Maybe if there is reincarnation? I would love to come back as a bird, more specific, the American Bald Eagle, because they soar among the thermal in the sky as free and with a worry free mind, plus as they fly they do it with the greatest of ease. The Eagle is a big bird with a big wing span and when he fishes in the lake, it is awesome to watch as he swoops down on it’s prey, then grabs it within its claws and fly’s away to the nest they call home. When the Eagle swoops down to grab the fish, they make it look so easy like maybe I to could just reach in and grab a fish? But as I try, I then find out it ain’t so easy.

Just as we walk our paths through this journey of life, they to being the Birds also have a path to follow along their journey through life. We share this planet of Earth with many other species, but some may think we own this planet? on the contrary, God created this planet for all to coincide with each other, to enjoy and travel their journey in peace and happiness, but we the Human species through Greed and Stupidity, have made all our journeys become painful and full of chaos. We have totally forgotten how to share anything with anybody anymore, all we want is me…..me……me…… all the time, with no respect or regard for anything around us. This was not God’s vision when he created all within this planet, but it is how we Humans have evolved through our own stupidity and the need for Greed. We have ruined all the Habitats of all the other species, with the building up of all the land around, then we wonder why we are now being visited by some of the wild creatures around us? It is not uncommon for a Bear or a Moose to run through our yards today, simply because we have torn down their homes, to build up our homes to sell and become more greedy. Now we look for cleaner energy like the wind mill farms, where the Government wants to put them up by the 100’s, but unless you take the land from the people, where then will you turn? cause if you turn to cutting down more tree’s to open up an area for these windmills, now your forcing the animal world out of their homes, to try to blend in somewhere else and where do you think that somewhere else is? Correct, right in our own back yards. The bottom line for all the corruption and greed we see today is, everybody has their hands out for the green paper, with no regard or respect for what is around them anymore.

With all this corruption, greed and stupidity around us today, I would love to be an Eagle right now, simply because they are a protected bird, being the symbol of our Country and with that said, they can fly freely to where ever they want to go, with no worries of where they are going, not too mention only the Bear is as good as a Fisherman as they. Ahh!!! the beauty of soaring the great blue yonder, seeing everything from up above and then shitting on all the corruption below and I would know where just to drop the little turd bombs, then laugh as I fly by…….then as I return to the nest that i would call home.

We all walk a path through this journey of life, just as all the other species around us. to stop all this corruption and have no regrets, we first have to start respecting all that is around us, then we have to eliminate the greediness that has engulfed us, so we then can walk our paths in peace and all our journey’s will be happy for all.

 

” The American Bald Eagle is a beautiful bird, that simply soars through the sky with the greatest of ease”

” Corruption, Greed and stupidity has engulfed us all, time to respect all that is around us, to end the ugliness that has engulfed us”

 

” We wouldn’t want anybody to force us out of our homes, why then do we do it to the other species”

” Woody the Wood Pecker in the cartoon was fiction, as the real Wood Pecker blends in to the environment and isn’t as flamboyant”

 

Why do they call it the Loon???

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This bird known as the Loon, is also known as the Maine state bird. Not sure how it received the name of Loon ( have to research this), but the sound it makes is so soothing, as you sit lake side and relax watching the sunset  to the sound of the Loon.  The Loon is a quiet bird that goes about it’s business very quietly, it doesn’t bother anyone as it swims around the lake with no worries in the World. As good as the Loon swims above the water, it swims very well below also, you see him in this picture here and as you take the shot, he will duck under water and swim to the other side of the lake, like a fish beneath the water. The Loon and the Eagle as well as a few Herring, are what I saw most of as I camped for a week in northern Maine, mixed in with a Moose one morning at 4:00 am. I was woken one morning by some splashing outside my tent, but as I slowly opened the door, as to not alarm what was out there, I saw a Moose splashing water on himself/herself, wish I could of taken a picture, but didn’t want to startle the Moose with the flash, as it wasn’t light enough to take the shot without it. We all need to take a break every once in a while in a place where peace and serenity are everywhere, We all want to go to the exotic places where there are way to many others with the same idea, to me this is no way to totally relax, this could also be a big reason why there is way too much ugliness in our Society today? When most go south for the beaches and heat, I go north for cool and the mountains and around these mountains is where you find the peace and serenity, front and center all around you.

Like I said the Loon is a quiet bird that goes about his/her business and doesn’t bother anything around it, so why then the name of the Loon? I can think of a few of the species of the Humans that should have the name the Loon, simply because some are just a Lunatic, that will harm and hurt you, without thinking twice about it. We should all be like the Loon and enjoy everything that is around us, without trying to hurt others, in order to try to control everything around you.We all at one time or another have been a Victim, or we have Victimized someone else? It could be something simple like giving the finger as someone cut in front of you on the road, or maybe you got angry and punched someone in the face breaking their nose, or maybe even mentally like, not acknowledging someone, that just wants to be a friend? Either way you have been a creator of a Victim, or maybe you have been the Victim of this similar behavior?   Until we all treat each other with respect and dignity, this ugliness will never go away, we are the real Loons or lunatics here as we walk our paths of this journey through life, because the Maine state bird known as the Loon, is a peaceful bird that soothes you with it’s sounds as the sunsets on the lake.

This picture is so peaceful on so many levels, the calm water of the lake making the travel of the Loon easy across it’s journey, then the Loon just swimming along as peaceful as can be and unless you were looking out into the lake, you would never of saw him. This is what peace and serenity is all about, this is how to totally relax and wipe your mind clear of all the negative thoughts. As you sit in your chair lakeside and watch the sunset, listening to the soothing sound of the Loon, Then clearing your mind of all the ugliness, this is how to totally relax and as you relax, with all the pressures of everyday escaping your body, you will fall quickly asleep, leaving you with real sleep and not just closing your eyes, so you can function at work the next day. This could be the answer to all of us in this Society and for the why of, how this ugliness has engulfed us all. We simply don’t take the time to truly relax and to truly get the rest we need, in order to function properly, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

 

” why call this beautiful bird the Loon, when it is nothing but peaceful and bothers nothing along its journey”

” To totally relax is something we all need to learn and take the time to truly do”

” Negativity breeds this ugliness around us, time we all do our part and let the negative thoughts go once and for all”

” Instead of the name of the Maine state bird being the Loon, maybe something more peaceful would of been more appropriate”

 

The Thin Ice of Political Correction

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We within this Society with the Political Correction of today have become so weak, that we are not only afraid to say what we truly mean to each other, but we all have become someone for which we truly are not. we pussy foot around all the real issues, just to stab each other in the back and we have been doing this so long, that we really don’t think there is anything wrong with it. Just look at the ones in Public office that we vote for, they say what we want to hear, then do the complete opposite when they get into office, now we have someone like Donald Trump running for President and he speaks his mind, as he don’t believe in Political Correction, so we then think he is wrong and a nut case, simply because we have become so weak, that we don’t want to hear the actual truth and find out just how screwed we are within this Society.

Political Correction goes against everything that built this Country into the power house it was, now because of it, this Country has weakened greatly and if we stay this course, America will change greatly, to which we true Americans will not like the change and the road that we are currently on. This Political Correct road we are on now, has us all afraid to hear the real truth and pull back from walking our path through this journey of life, with strength and confidence, to be better as we move forward.

Right no within this Country, our Fore Fathers that made this Country great with their hard work, are turning over in their Graves, with the way we have latched onto this Political Correction. The movement that Donald Trump started with bringing out the real truth, has become even stronger, as he is not only speaking the truth, but he is saying what a lot of us want to say, only we are afraid to say it, because of this Political Correction. The only problem with Donald Trump and the way he speaks the truth is, he is a bit rough around the edges and we really don’t know just how to handle it, simply because we are weakened by this Political Correct Society for which we live.

Change comes to all of us as we walk our paths through this journey of life, the problem lies with each of us as we, don’t really handle change to well, sometimes we tend to take the easy way, only because we have become too lazy to put the work in and let true change take it’s course, so we can be better and stronger moving forward. The biggest problem with this Political Correction is each one of us within this Society, as we all have become so lazy to put the work in, that we have become weak and are afraid of any truth, whether good or bad. instead of Political Correction, let’s get back to the days of constructive Criticism, which will make us stronger moving forward, Constructive Criticism is a way for us to handle the truth and help us accept change better whether good or bad.

constructive Criticism is the best way for us in handling any truth of anything, plus it keeps our true feelings and emotions alive and in the for front of who we truly are. With Political Correction we become fake and hide our true feelings and emotions, leaving us with zero empathy of not only ourselves, but zero empathy for each other, as we can see with the groups like ISIS we see today. With this Political correction we have lost totally of just how our self esteem truly works, because with no self esteem, we then have no Hope and Faith of who we truly are. Hope and Faith go together, with no hope there will never be Faith, just like with no Faith there will never be any Hope for any of us, Jesus taught us all this when he came and walked his journey with us, just that we within this Society are so far removed from those days, we forget and have no Faith in Jesus himself. When we have complete Faith in Jesus, not only will we have complete in ourselves, we will have complete Faith in each other, leaving us with plenty of hope, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

 

” Hope and Faith go together like peanut butter and jelly, without either we will never be true to our selves or one another”

” Political Correction has not only made us all weak, it has totally turned us against each other”

” Constructive Criticism is a way for us to accept the truth better, making us all stronger moving forward”

” The thin ice of Political Correction has us all walking on egg shells around one another”

 

The Bartering way is a way to help each other

           Back in the day before America was even named “America”, You had the Natives that lived here and the ones that came here to start a new. This was a time before they even knew what the word Corporation was or meant. Back within this time they didn’t know what a Society was and had no idea of what luxury was, these people back then truly worked for everything they had, with no clue of what the green paper we have today was. When people back then needed help to cultivate their crops, or maybe build a shack in which to have a roof over their heads, they sought out the ones around them and instead of transferring money from one hand to another, they used this Barter method, which quite simply is you help me now and I will help you at a later time, whenever you need.

This way of the Barter method truly worked, but what it did even more was, we communicated with each other, helped each other and knew each other like a family knows each other. Just look across the street and asked yourself, do I truly know who is that living across from me? This is the World and Society we live today, this has become our reality today and have no clue what this word Barter means, You wonder why we have all this ugliness around us today, all the hatred and the Terrorist groups trying to end all that don’t side with their ways and views, then you add in the Corporate way of life which has nothing but greed in the for front of everything they do, now you have a Society that knows nothing of each other, a Society that steps on each other instead of helping each other, plus a Society that can’t communicate properly with each other anymore.

When God created Mankind this was not the vision he had from his creation, these problems within our Society are not his fault and lie solely on us, the people within this Society. We are our own worst enemies, simply because when we try to change what is around us, we do so without understanding what true change is, then change for all the wrong reasons, which starts the process of all the ugliness we see around us today. When we do not help and communicate properly with each other, this is where the distrust of each other begins and without trust, we lose sight of who we really are.

The system of the Barter is what truly made America into the strong Country that it became. Not just of building up this once uncharted land, but it is what made all of us within Mankind stronger and better as we walked our paths through this journey of life. We can go back to this way of living with the Barter way of life, just that we all have to come together as one, stop the stepping of all over each other just for personal gain and simply trust each other once again, yes I said trust and we can trust each other, when we communicate properly and help each other to move forward stronger and better than those that walked their journey’s before us.

” The Barter way of life might of been a lot of work, but the rewards from the work out weighed anything from our Society of today”

” You need no money to Barter with another person, as this will help us all help each other and communicate better with each other as well”

” the Barter method was the strong foundation that built America, getting away from it for greed, has cracked the foundation which now needs some repair”

The Society that once was…………….

Desert Landscape          It was a warm Summer day and the streets within the City were filled with people and much noise, as everybody smiled for what they were doing. The City was so vibrant this day, that the hustle was shaking the sidewalks.   There was once a time before the City was established, that the City was desolate and quiet, not a sole to be found as all the People were migrating some where else, until they got bored and wanted a change from the comfy zone they were in.

The City had shops, restaurants and a movie theater, which at one time it showed four films a day and now sits idle in the darkness with no bright lights, from the screen, to light your path to the snack-bar, heck!!! you can’t even get inside as the doors have closed forever. Just as everything on our journey through life changes, the Cities where we all  live change as well and sometimes all we can do is move from point A to point B.

Each City that dies and loses their Population, are known today as a Ghost Town and there are quite a few around us today, we just have to look around us in order to see where they are, but do the Ghosts really live there? and Are they the new Society to come  within our future here on Earth?

Before the City was established it might of looked a bit dry and flat, with maybe a few hills and stone structures around, then as Mankind came and built on this land, now the once desolate land  has become busy with skyscrapers, homes and other buildings around. Everything got busy in a big way and just maybe these Ghost Town’s are popping up around us, cause all the resources have all dried up for the people to survive within it? When Mankind came around and bought up all the land around, just to build their homes or businesses on, you think they really thought of the ramifications of their build in the future to come? Okay maybe their future, but not the future of what was to come after their journey has ended. You think they thought of the resources around them and that maybe one day there would be no more resources, for all the Societies to come in the long term future? Or maybe they just expected Mother Earth to keep up with all their demands? We throughout mankind are very demanding and want it all, without thinking of anybody/anything around them, which maybe some day down the road, we just might see many more Ghost Towns popping up all around us.

Back in a time when People wandered this Earth in search of finding riches, there were tumbleweeds flying around the Earth and through the small little Towns that were built, just to mine for Gold. Now these Towns are desolate with no action within them anymore, but are there actually Ghosts living within them? Or are the towns just sitting empty waiting for the next Gold rush times, to come across their paths here on Earth? We throughout this Society of today, are very much the same as those Societies of yesteryear, only the product of getting rich has vastly changed from the Gold of that time. We all want to be rich and we all want it now, the difference between us now and them of yesteryear is, we of today have no empathy and care nothing of anybody/everything that is around them. We all walk our paths within this journey through life, just like those before us, if we keep operating in the way we are, there may be no Society to come, after our journey here is done? The time for true change is now, so we all can walk our journey’s in peace, to be better and stronger moving forward, then the Societies to come can do the same for what comes after them.

” A Society scorned can change so their future can be better, as all within it move forward with peace and harmony throughout”

” A Ghost Town is an old desolate town within our past, maybe there are no actual Ghosts within it”

” Cities and Towns get built up from land that has no action within it, while the city is built maybe we should think of its resources for the many Societies to come, without leaving it a wasteland once again”

To look deep within……….. without just looking on the surface.

” We all portray one look on the outside, but the real true portrayal of what is deep within and what truly matters is within the core of each of us”

We look at this picture and at first glance we only look at what is at the surface, we see water, we see tree’s, we see a shore line, but what is deep within the water? what is deep within the woods of the tree’s? As the shore line is where the tree’s and the water meet. We all get caught up in just looking at the surface of what we see, cause we all go through different issues that brings much pain to ourselves, which stops us from getting close to anything and really looking deeply into what we see.

We all go through these life events and with these events, they bring different issues to each of us, because we don’t take the time to fully understand them and fix the issues, we then bury them deep inside ourselves, to try to hide the pain they bring? This may work for a short time, but the pain and the issues are always there and will come back to us at any time. When we are busy suppressing things deep within ourselves, we then portray on the surface, someone who which we really are not and with us living on the surface, we then look at all around us on the surface, cause we think it will keep the pain away from us.

There is much more to life and everything around us, than just looking on the surface of what we see, there are many more attributes to everything deep within the surface, even deep within ourselves. We truly only look at the surface cause we are afraid of the harm that may come to us, when we look deeply into what we see. A lot of times this harm is brought by another source and we don’t do anything to stop this source from harming us, which then leads us to not being able to forgive ourselves for allowing this harm to bring great pain. Without being able to forgive ourselves then everything we do will only be for the pain to stop hurting us. Sometimes this pain is so great, we then become someone we are truly not and then get lost within the clouds of judgement.

There are many attributes deep within each of us, there are good ones as well as bad ones, when we are harmed by outside sources and become clouded within our judgements, then the bad attributes within us rise to the top, so we bury deep within our core, who we truly are. We then operate in ways for which we would never operate, because we are letting the bad attributes, control ourselves and the good that is within us. You think the Individuals like the Terrorists around the World, were born the way they are? Exactly not, they were born like each one of us throughout Mankind, only they have buried deeply within their core who they truly are, because some outside source has harmed them and brought great pain to their lives, which they then buried deeply their true empathy and remorse, become very clouded within the clouds of their judgements, so they can try to move forward without any pain of any kind. We are all afraid to deal with real pain and I mean deep Psychological pain, not the simple scrape on the knee pain, cause we don’t take the time to better understand, nor take the time to truly fix our issues, instead we just scrape the surface of what we see and not look deeply into what we see. There are many attributes deep within any surface, we can not see these attributes if we are only looking at the surface of what is around us and when we scrape the surface of everything, we are truly missing out on all the true beauty of what is deep within the surface, not too mention the true beauty of all the paths within this journey of life.

” When we only look at the surface, we truly miss out on the true beauty that is deep within everything that we may look”

” The surface is just that, it’s what’s beneath the surface that matters even more”

” You may paint a wall, but what is underneath the paint of that wall”

” Humans have skin on the surface, but what is deep within the skin under the surface”