I have realized depending on where you are, city, urban, rural, state, country, institution or what have you, people say good morning or afternoon or don’t even acknowledge others exist in their busy lives.
On normal times I suppose we go on our merry way with no care in the world. If something great or not so much happens, then we look around or act accordingly for others to notice. Thanks to technology we don’t have to be at the spot to witness something.
I always wonder why in some places people are friendly and hospitable while others are distant and standoffish?
What makes us comfortable or uncomfortable? I know being in familiar places we feel more open to others while if in strange places we are more closed in which is a natural instinct. What could I do to be more open and mindful of others? Could my smile and “good morning” wish to someone having a bad day or a rough start better?
It is about afternoon here in the Midwest in Crystal Lawns Illinois USA. Have a great time wherever you are and take the time to aknowledge life in all its glory!
A request to see a beheaded chicken running with no head as they heard from African tales of farm life when we did it the first time. My brother did the honors here.
Obviously this is not how it happens. This is trying to capture what it was like when we were younger learning to harvest chicken. A wing would slip or a foot or however it happened & the chicken would escape the grip. Some choose to just snap the neck of, some chop it off & other means.
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“This was my brother by the way not me. This were his chickens. He was doing a demonstration of how it was like growing in a farm to my son who wanted to experience what it was like. I grew up in a farm & to get food we grew or raised it ourselves. We have had pet birds as ducks & have pet birds. Obviously we would not butcher them because they are pets.
Even in Africa which is where this was filmed years ago, we have pet chicken & broilers like this one & layers for eggs.
If we needed meat there was no store. We either went hunting or slaughtered one.
In the process, some escaped. This is how it was like when one escaped the grip.”
Growing up in a farm was everything & more. Going back to raising poultry & some will end up as dinner. Sacrifices have to be made.
Few moments later…
There’s a couple of types of phosphorus, and not all of them glow in the dark. Red phosphorus is decidedly un-glowy, but it’s very useful as a flame retardant. White phosphorus is the glowing variety — but it’s not light or dark that causes the effect. Actually, it’s a chemical reaction. When white phosphorus comes in contact with oxygen, it starts to glow a greenish hue. But that’s not why your glowsticks or glow-in-the-dark yo-yos are easy to find at night — and it’s a good thing too, since white phosphorus is also very explosive.
Okay, so it might get confusing for a minute. Because your glowsticks don’t use phosphorus, but they do use phosphors. These are substances that absorb energy from light, then slowly releases that energy in the form of more light over the course of several hours. The glowing property that phosphors have is called “phosphorescence”, and just to make things extra confusing, phosphorus itself isn’t phosphorescent. It’s chemiluminescent. Got it?