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POWER TO THE PORRIDGE

If you haven't had QUINOA PORRIDGE, get up, get out, and get some! NOW.  Me, Goldilocks, and ALL THREE BEARS would probably agree that it tastes much BETTER THAN OATMEAL, and is arguably HEALTHIER. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I know you're tired of hearing me say it, but the healthy food scene in Bali is truly like a FAIRY TALE.⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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EVERYBODY WEARS THE MASK

EVERYBODY WEARS THE MASK, meaning everyone has a public and private persona, whether they recognize it, or not. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Since arriving here, I've had several people say to me that everyone who comes to Bali is running from something - or some version of that.  I don't think that's true, but I can say that I'm developing a keen awareness of how Bali can be an attractive place for people MASKING MENTAL ILLNESS or deep psychological issues with spirituality and enlightenment.  The reverberating spiritual ritual and energy of the core culture here, makes wearing this mask of mindfulness to cover mental malaise very easy to do. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And by mental malaise, I mean an almost delusional unawareness or unwillingness to...

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IN ONE BASKET

I was WEAVING MY WAY through a huge handmade-basket shop.  The tiny doorways leading to another woven expanse of willow, blushing colors, and earthy smells seemed endless and ever-ascending.  I just kept wandering up and up and up until I LITERALLY STUMBLED onto the rooftop where the baskets are actually made. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The basket-makers were as curious about me as I was about them and their craft.  THEY ALL BURST INTO LAUGHTER as soon as they saw me (more on this phenomenon in another post), but I wasn't phased.  I gestured to ask if it was ok to walk around, and the guy I'm posing with gestured that he wanted a picture. FAIR ENOUGH. As much as I've traveled and...

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