Monday, 29 December 2008

What I found out today. o21

Every single time I go "awww...". Life has so many ways, so many unexpected turns and U-turns. And, I must admit, it is indeed amazing. Not because you feel like you are in a carnival every day (not the worst thing.. though might get confusing with time) but also because it is absolutely making you blink and smile and just remember that every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go..

awww... ;]

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

What I found out today. o2o


1. Always be LOOKIG. (Notice the ground beneath your feet)

2. Consider everything alive and treat everyone equally.

3. EVERYTHING is interesting. Look closer.

4. Observe (for long durations and short ones!)

5. Notice the stories going on around you.

6. Notice patterns, make connections.

7. Document your findings (in different and varied ways...)

8. Incoroporate indeterminancy.

9. Observe movement.

1o. Create a personal dialogue with your environment.

11. Trace things back to their origins.

12. Use all your sences. (Don't forget that the most important things sometimes can be only seen with ones heart!)

Sunday, 21 December 2008

What I found out today. o19

Well, my darlings... its been very full few days passing as quickly as the snow from the warm streets in Vilnius. I am officially in love.
It's absolutely amazing to be living surrounded by good people and never ending surprises!

Everytime I come to Lithuania I discover new buildings with new malls and new places to see.

I also discovered that it looks like the financial crisis is a complete myth since it's more than tough to find a spot in a bar or cafe in VIlnius :)))

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

What I found out today. o18

These Words I Write Keep Me From Total Madness. Charles Bukowski

I discovered (or once again confirmed to myself really), that all the emotions have to be gone through. Especially bitter sweet melancholy kind of feeling. Especially during days like today... When everything is grey and foggy and yet the sky is blue and light. Best things in life come in contrasts! And the feeling is such that I would just like to live in this pictures of thirties... black and white with a light jazzy blues in the background...

Bitter sweet melancholy indeed.

The best thing is to feel free!

Tuesday, 16 December 2008

What I found out today. o17

Today I am discovering beauty of miracles and memories.. People say that one shouldn't linger for too long within the past and even Oogway in Kungfu Panda said, "You are too concerned about what was and what will be. There is a saying: yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present." And I love it although I still like sometimes to let my mind go wonder touching all the beautiful things that warm my heart up until now.

Perhaps the rule is there are no rules?!

Everything stops being miraculous as soon as you are trying to find all the reasons. ...people come in and out of your life sometimes for a day, sometimes for longer and all of them make you what you are. You can't separate these people out of you. That's why maybe you don't have to look at them so harshly because they have affected you...

Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt.*
[Julius Caesar, Gallis Wars, 3.18.2]

If our friendship depends on things like space and time, then when we finally overcome space and time, we've destroyed our own brotherhood! But overcome space, and all we have left is Here. Overcome time, and all we have left is Now. And in the middle of Here and Now, don't you think that we might see each other once or twice?
R.Bach "Jonathan Livingston Seagull"

* Generally human beings freely believe what they want (to believe).

Monday, 15 December 2008

What I found out today. o16

It's absolutely brilliant how life goes. I found out today, once again, that happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances. Same thing saying that 10% of everything is what actually happens to you and the rest - 90% is how you react to it. And it's absolutely brilliant. This is how we learn to stop being sorry for ourselves and simply start acting and going towards the change we need. As per a quote I posted earlier - we are the change we seek.

I got some 3 knives. Funny funny.

Newest joke: isisavinsim Europos Sajungos pinigus ir pasieksim Islandijos lygi. (information by Martynas)

Thursday, 11 December 2008

What I found out today. o15

And so we meet again, dear diary,
I remember today something that I keep forgetting: getting bored is just a form of growing old.

Pink diamonds are so much more expensive than all the rest! The biggest mine in the world is in Australia.

Few thoughts for the day:

I accept chaos. I am not sure whether it accepts me. I know some people are terrified of the bomb. But then some people are terrified to be seen carrying a modern screen magazine. Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most. Bob Dylan

It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. Alan Cohen

Tuesday, 9 December 2008

What I found out today. o14

It's almost full moon.....

Sometimes I used to think that there are so many things that happen without us knowing about it and since there are so many prejudice around the full moon, its tricky. Prejudice is an interesting thing really. There used to be a believe... (maybe still is) that some turn to warevolfs during the full moon and the vampires become more active. I try to just stick to the idea that if the moon is able to influence oceans, there should be something there since a human being is composed of so much water...

Another thing I found out today - some questions can not be answered by google... Sadly as it sounds :)))

Oh, and last but not least, I am going to an introduction to a Dutch Health Care System :) Sounds funny weird and disturbing at the same time, huh...

Friday, 5 December 2008

What I found out today. o12

I am getting younger!
This is a sort-of scientific way to check that out but don't really trust me on that. The thing is that since few years personnel in different stores, somehow especially in France, approach me by saying "madam" and yet yesterday I was for once approached like "miss" in one store and then "mademoiselle". Since I don't use such, I can't praise any anti-wrincle cream or anything though.

I am sort of done with Facebook. Yes, my friends... as sad as it is :)

Oh, I still get a bit disturbed by all those people with black coloured faces and big golden earings (talk about style!..or lack of it for that matter). Nice way to release your inhabitions but still a bit disturbing being my first Sinterklaas! Foreigners must be warned for stuff like that upon entering the Netherlands!

Quote of the day:

That's the key to having it all: stop expecting it to look like what you thought it was going to look like.
Cindy Chupakc, Sex and the City, Plus One Is The Loneliest Number, 2002

Monday, 1 December 2008

What I found out today. o11

Indeed, it's amazing how life goes. I got a message from my mom saying that distance is just an illusion.

How absolutely true is that?!
A fascinating thing I have discovered - I have WLAN on my mobile phone. Call me naive, call me old-fashioned, call me absolutely ignorant to all
the IT miracles but this stuff truly fascinates me! :)

A quote of the day comes from a man who recently landed in my dream the other night... (What on earth... still can't figure out how the sub-consciousness works!!!):
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.