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Monday, August 17, 2015

jungel birds and bugs

At the Vipassana retreat last June-July in Singaraja, I'd sometimes gaze down at the dense foliage - some really giant leaves - a neat jungle scene. One animal down there was dominant - the chicken. Chickens and roosters. They weren't wild. People lived around the temple They served a little meat and fish at the retreat and the only meat was chicken.

Now for bugs. In our apartment here in exotic, tropical Sanur, there's one little critter that is most common - the cockroach - big ones - in the US they're classified as American and the little ones as German. I catch them and put them out. Got three yesterday.