Lisa Vanderburg

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Observing 360 with one eye-ball.

Observing 360 with one eye-ball.

WTF with the social media and their wonts!! I'm still trying to get used to the differing rules of engagement: quotations being the most irritating! Not quoting, but coming out of quoting!! I had produced and (half...nearly) finished a buzz; now it's gone...along with my thoughts. No save draft crap - every platform is different and woe betide those who ain't know (me). My hat is tipped at those who can keep tabs on these things and continue seamlessly.

debasish majumder in Debashish joy wrote a beautiful and uplifting piece. He's wondrous - capable of reaching all ends of the emotive spectrum. He also write some daunting dark, torrid, taunting pieces than wash away my guilt in survival at least! Now I have to confess, I do have trouble with poetry v hope...always seems more suited to tragedy - could be me. But Brian McKenzie hit my nail by saying; 

'Not so much harmony - a big war looms, because these little regional ones have become boring.' 
Source: Brian MCKenzie...duh! Just said so....

[Here you can tell I've been trying to work with quotation and coming out of it - hence the increase in font size - ah, sheeet.] worked - did this after.....

Anyway - what Brian said: So true. We are but one bite away from savagery and I think we sometimes forget that to our peril. Kudos to you Brian for raising the point the I would possible been labelled for. I also saw a Quora question with 'what the world's most immoral living thing'? Actually - I didn't have my glasses on - the word was 'immortal', but one of the answers made me laugh because it was all to do with these:

'When Lobsters Ruled the World' was one of the many tales I told my kids. Beware of 'clack-attack'....stuff like that.

Okay, back on point: there is something both enlightening and unnerving that we all chat chat so freely (retribution ain't no big thing here, GH) and I'm having a BLAST with the wimmin' Brian McKenzie Cyndi wilkins Deb 🐝 Helfrich  and others who are making me laugh absurdly and rightly at MY self! And then there's the most beautiful of souls; Ali Anani is just ONE of many, who stretch my mind.

But my mind turns back to Cyndi wilkins and Brian McKenzie - both are right; both are - in my mind's eye - living at polar opposites. That's almost archaic in its presumption, but Debasish hails from Calcutta, hugely bright and intelligent, works in Marketing.  Deb🐝 Lange is working in Kyrgyzstan, American born & educated, military background. Yet, despite the similarities and the differences, they can come together and state their thoughts right here; free from analysis or condemnation; their acumen recognised rightly!

So why am I 'ill-at-ease' with this? Am I the naysayer? Am I the bringer of doom? Am I just a skeptic? My gut is telling me something and these guys have just brought it to the forefront. I think what they're both saying is the same thing: beware of  complacency. That well of advise can never run dry as far as I'm concerned.

We must be mindful of getting too comfortable - it is our enemy, along with assumption and carelessness, and the bane of most all SM sites; biz or otherwise. Even though Bebee looks like 'ice-cold and Alex' (cold beer) to a thirsty man, we - those who dare to exchange, must tread carefully - not for ourselves, but for others. If we want to remain true AND open, we must guard others hearts too - two-way street. I'm thankful for the reminder of our humanity and interpretations; for how FAR we've come  - thanks to Brian and Debesish. Love only triumphs over all with a huge dollop of thoughtful respect!

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Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago #15

been there...ate them Cyndi wilkins; that makes you a Lion! #17 and Ali Anani got his multi-layered perception that's uncanny - makes him Merlin. I however, am a peanut :)

Cyndi wilkins

5 years ago #14

Okay then...lobster it is! Nobody likes 'crabs'...LOL;-0

Ali Anani

5 years ago #13

I agree with you- debasish majumder is a great talent.

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago #12

you so deserve more than this debasish majumder - you have such a talent and wealth of observation!

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago #11

Brian McKenzie it is more than alarming what's happening now, no doubt. Particularly from your vantage point! If the 'Seven Headed Beast that wants to fight' turns out to be that STrumpet fella, the Christians will be thrilled, as every other President has been called the Antichrist and turned out to be a dud in that arena. Be safe!

Devesh 🐝 Bhatt

5 years ago #10

We are half hearted savages rather than half willed beings but we already are savages. We can be complacent, careless and presumptive because it may spontaenously bare us to inputs for improvement. Can i be a mess and crawl my back here or do i have to regiment myself for your presumed limits? Dont we socialise to find and discover mutual levels of comfort? I do not see intentioned hypocrisy with Brian McKenzie with you or the majority here. Thoughtful respect, yes. I hope i didnt disrespect you :)

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago #9

See CityVP \ud83d\udc1d Manjit - you're another I meant to highlight!! I might have got the quotation thing (for the moment), but finding names?...forget it!! I do wonder how long it takes for 'the natives to go rogue'...must be what Hollywood's for! Thanks dude!

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago #8

Ali Anani I am honored to even be in the same library, my friend! Thanks

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago #7

hey Paul Walters....when we run out of steak...... :)

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago #6

Thanks Deb \ud83d\udc1d Helfrich - may need hazing again...memory of a carrot. This is indeed a special haven, Bebee! You HAVE to have lobster, before they have YOU :) We have one huge lobster living under a WW2 bomb here on the Jurassic Coast that won't be relocated or his cover blown. Everyone sails around him. The should put up a sign: 'BEWARE THE LOBSTER! oh...and the bomb.'

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago #5

haha....yup; remember them too Cyndi wilkins...I think...?

CityVP Manjit

5 years ago #4

There are people in this world who absolutely believe in Armageddon, so the quicker we get that out of the way the better, so that we can all look forward to the next release of the beBee platform.

Ali Anani

5 years ago #3

"We must be mindful of getting too comfortable - it is our enemy, along with assumption and carelessness, and the bane of most all SM sites; biz or otherwise". What a remarkable line in beauty and truthness this is Lisa Vanderburg! To your lobster- is my new toss for this wonderful buzz! I am proud to have connections with all the names mentioned in your buzz and including myself. I am honored. You paid great tribute to two wonderful bees and II mean Brian McKenzie.

Paul Walters

5 years ago #2

Lisa Vanderburg one bite away from savagery !!! Wow

Cyndi wilkins

5 years ago #1

Lobsters rule the world here in Boston! Can't wait to crack a few claws with Deb \ud83d\udc1d Helfrich...It reminds me of driving home from frat parties with my hand over one eye...Was that a tree that passed me on the left?? Amazing we can be so stupid and live...BTW...I love being referred to as one of your 'wimmin' LOL

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