Thursday, May 24, 2018

OTI: notes:5/24/18

Open To Interpretation

Notes: game on...on the radio...nineteenth in a series...see previous...top of first, Trout on...on a walk?...stole second...Pujols came up with two out, and made out...Tropeano pitching...to bottom of 2nd...almost missed game!...thought it was at noon...and it is, in Toronto!...hereabout near 10am...comebacker...one out...and it's on facebook...tablet charging, but in a bit I can watch the game...two out...there are things better to talk about than swastikas...but, sheesh, the web is full of discussions!...double for Solarte...it was latched onto in the 19th century by European diffusionists, desperate to explain the natives of the Americas and Polynesia and beyond...K...top of 2nd...and the swastika is such a simple thing, and I thought and thought what from nature it might be from...is it a butterfly, stylized?...on those Troy pottery pots it looks to be associated with flowers and birds and animals...one site thought, a print of a birds foot...it shows up a lot in decorative borders...it's like it was from a decorative clip art design book...but then I remembered I had looked it up before in regard to maybe representing the Big Dipper whirling around the pole star...that, had been thought of, and too, Draco, the constellation whirling about the north star way back when, when the great pyramid was built...Simmons with a ground rule double...Ohtani got on base, and I missed how!...announcers going on about how he wont pitch Sunday in New York...a...disappointment for New Yorkers...good thing...that play at first in Yankee game gave me miss-givings..."Maldanado delivers a two run single"...Calhoun up...hitting just 154....but made that game saver in right field last night...he took a pitch!!!..a ball...fouled off hit and run...1-1...grounder...muffed double play...Maldanado makes it to third..fond of constellation Draco--Dragon...everyone around the world seems to agree on that...but while the rotation of the pole by the constellations is a fit to look like the 'fire drill'...it's not really that distinctive...pop up by Kinsler...and in reading, I happened on Chinese comet drawings...the Chinese kept a record of comets, and what they're tails looked like...and there's one in particular...brb...

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The Tunguska event of 1908, probably caused by the impact of a cometary body, has also been postulated by Czechoslovakian astronomer Ľubor Kresák as a fragment of Comet Encke.[16]
A Han Dynasty silk comet atlas, featuring drawings of comets believed by Victor Clube and Bill Napier to be related to the breakup of Encke's Comet in the past
A theory holds that the ancient symbol of the swastika appeared in a variety of cultures across the world at a similar time, and could have been inspired by the appearance of a comet from head on, as the curved jets would be reminiscent of the swastika shape (see Comets and the swastika motif). Comet Encke has sometimes been identified as the comet in question.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_Encke

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that...that makes very good sense...a periodic comet coming around with a pinwheel look would be noted everywhere around the world...stylized representations made, and then mythologized...curious what dates that comet has come around...brb...

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Comet Encke is believed to have entered the inner solar system millennia ago and was prevented from returning to the Kuiper Belt by the gravity of Jupiter. Comet Encke orbits our Sun once every 3.3 years, which is the quickest shortest orbital period of any comet. It never orbits beyond Jupiter. Like other comets it once spent the majority of its life in the Kuiper Belt or Oort Cloud. However, on one particular orbit centuries or millennia ago, it was prevented from returning to the Kuiper Belt by the gravity of Jupiter, which kept it in the inner solar system.

http://www.fallofathousandsuns.com/comet-encke.html#comet-encke-orbital-period

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it came around near Earth not long ago...but not with a big tail...thought is that it has lost a lot of mass over time...in older times maybe the pinwheel...a curio is it orbits just out to Jupiter...Upton gets a ground rule double...down the line...Pujols up...takes...ball 1...Ohtani up...first pitch swung...0-2...eesh...he hits one off the wall...a double!...Simmons up...0-1...swung....another swing...0-2...Pujols thrown out going home on fc grounder...Pujols couldn't get home on Ohtani's double...runners at corners...Valbuena up...thought I had once, and it's like in science fiction lore...is that asteroids could be put into controlled orbits between Earth and other planets, and so be like shuttles to get around on...Langtson caught a foul ball in the booth...K...maybe Enke is such!...fennel stalk...Prometheus stole fire from heaven, and brought it to Earth in a fennel stalk...as big as the invention of fire making, was the keeping of fire...fire pots...double play...two out...Jays batting...

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A fire pot is a container, usually earthenware, for carrying fire. Fire pots have been used since prehistoric times to transport fire from one place to another, for warmth while on the move, for cooking , in religious ceremonies and even as weapons of war.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_pot

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hmmph...more on fire pots for sometime...Polynesia has a fire stealer, a Prometheus...many named, one being Maui...brb...K!...to top of 4th...

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Prometheus, the classical fire finder, is most widely known in literature. But of all the helpful gods of mythology, Maui, the mischievous Polynesian, is beyond question the hero of the largest numbers of nations scattered over the widest extent of territory. Prometheus belonged to Rome, but Maui belonged to the length and breadth of the Pacific Ocean.

http://www.sacred-texts.com/pac/maui/maui08.htm

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Maldanado 2-2...fly out...Calhoun up...Angels made out...Jays up...bottom of 4th...fly out to Upton...K...tapper...inning over...Angels 3-0...Trout Upton Pujols coming up...while the doomsayers are going on about the volcano in Hawaii, another bunch are going back and forth about that North Korean Volcano...apparently the atom bomb tests were near about...and the thought, near enough to disturb the volcano's sleep...a home run for Trout...it bounced off the Jay's outfielders glove, and over the fence...oh, off the top of the wall!...I just saw a play like that in a youtube of unusual baseball plays...in that it did go off the glove...Upton whaps a hit...Pujols up...there's an argument that the N. Korean test wont disturb the volcano, as for example are numerous tests haven't disturbed the Mammoth Caldera...apparently our tests have been on the edge of that!...Mammoth is like Yellowstone...Ohtani strike three looking...

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Seismologists have warned that North Korea's repeated nuclear tests could cause its highest mountain Mount Paekdu to erupt - and they add that one of the volcano's previous eruptions was "one of the largest explosive events in human history".

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/12162388/North-Koreas-nuclear-test-could-jolt-volcano-back-to-life.html

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to bottom of 5th...

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 While it might, at first, seem reasonable to derive cause and effect between nuclear testing and natural earth movements, closer inspection of the comparative scales of these events, along with a review of past US nuclear test experience in similar geologic environments, suggests that the likelihood of any such a connection is extremely remote.

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Beyond the significantly greater number of tests than the five conducted to date by North Korea, the yields of those tests in a few cases exceeded one megaton (1,000 kilotons), which exceed by more than 50 times that of the maximum yield of North Korea’s five underground tests (15-20 kilotons was the largest event to date).
The NTS is located 289 kilometers southeast of Mammoth Mountain on the rim of the massive Long Valley Caldera, one of the largest volcanic calderas on earth.[5] Portions of the test site are also covered by a sequence of airborne volcanic deposits (tertiary volcanic tuffs) and basalts. The site is closer to a number of other areas of volcanism, being just 79 kilometers southeast of the Timber Mountain volcanic area. Timber Mountain’s eruptive history consisted of three episodes: 12 to 8.5 million years ago, 9.0 to 6.5 million years ago, and 3.7 million to less than 10,000 years ago.
Despite decades of very high yield underground nuclear testing at NTS, at no time was there any hint of an induced volcanic eruption.

https://www.38north.org/2017/05/fpabian050917/

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it's ironic how the naysaying goes on how improbable a volcano going off is from weapons tests, when the  probability of the weapons made from the testing going off is off the charts!...hmmph...top of 6th...one out...something political happened after that last North Korean test...bit of a muddle...Calhoun up...9 for 95...line out...bottom of 6th Angels 4-0...fog horn...one out solo homer for the Jays...Smith's first...Trout up...someone is on...Hermesio?...Kinsler?...K...Upton up...squiber...sac...Kinsler doubled stole third, scores...Pujols up...well, I've run out of stepping stones for my prehistoric musings!...K...to bottom of 7th...ground out to Simmons..."best shortstop in baseball"...oh...that volcano is sacred to the North Koreans, and to the Chinese...so, so, maybe they have taken it to heart that the tests are disturbing it...Ohtani up...Jays made out...top of 8th...not that there aren't plenty of stepping stones...W...second of the day...Simmons up...and leading AL in hitting?...Simmons is 8th in batting average...Boston's Mookie first...W...Trout is leading in on base percentage...Ohtani would be on the list I think, but hasn't enough plate appearances...Ohtani thought ball would be caught, caught halfway...thrown out going to third...9-5...hmmph...a gaff...Valbuena lost his hit...a fc...Maldanado whaps one...Simmons scores...Angels 6-1...Calhoun up...takes...ball one...grounder fc...Valbuena in rundown going home...Kinsler flies out...bottom 8th...pre history is a strange tale...it never seems to resolve...always mysteries...K...one away...Tropeano still on the mound...and...is being relieved...first pitch one out double...K...Alverez coming in for Rameriz...

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Greek and Minoan.
  • Aristotle gave the butterfly the name psyche , the Greek word for soul.
  • Many cultures relate butterflies to the human soul. In ancient Greek the word for butterfly is "psyche" which means "soul", and was also the name of Eros' human lover.
https://www.baylor.edu/lakewaco_wetlands/index.php?id=34628

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pop up to Upton...to top of 9th..

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Insects have appeared in mythology around the world from ancient times. Among the insect groups featuring in myths are the bee, fly, butterfly, cicada, dragonfly, praying mantis and scarab beetle.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insects_in_mythology

:)...oh, there I am back at the scarab, and my insect musings...where this series began...Trout up...ground out...Upton up...Pujols home run!!!...Ohtani tries for two...thrown out...challenge...review...'a little hustle double'...

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For some Native American tribes, dragonflies represent swiftness and activity; for the Navajo, they symbolize pure water. They are a common motif in Zuni pottery; stylized as a double-barred cross,

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safe!...cool...a dragonfly for Ohtani!...Simmons rbi single...

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Native American Indians were a deeply spiritual people and they communicated their history, thoughts, ideas and dreams from generation to generation through Symbols and Signs such as the Dragonfly symbol. Native American symbols are geometric portrayals of celestial bodies, natural phenomena and animal designs. For additional information please refer to the Meanings of Animal Symbols.

https://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-symbols/dragonfly-symbol.htm

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Image result for hopi dragonfly symbol

bottom of 9th...K...ground out to Simmons...free Angels ticket if one spends twenty dollars at Oggis...grounder to Kinsler...'and the ball game is over...a halo over this one'...on to the dreaded Yankees...Jays have a good fan base...good luck to them...

:)

DavidDavid









Wednesday, May 23, 2018

OTI:notes:5/23/18

Open To Interpretation

Notes: game on...on the radio...scoreless in Toronto...to the bottom of the 2nd...grandiose...rolled out to the Gypsy Den after game on the radio yesterday...read out Eyes...listened to the others, and tried to get a handle on what I was hearing...grandiosity!...brb...

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GDs are characterized by fantastical beliefs that one is famous, omnipotent, wealthy, or otherwise very powerful. The delusions are generally fantastic and typically have a religious, science fictional, or supernatural theme.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grandiose_delusions

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Young's error last night first in fifteen years...trouble with lights in stadium's roof...to top of 3rd...

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In researching over 1000 individuals of vast range of backgrounds, Stompe and colleagues (2006) found that grandiosity remains as the second most common delusion after persecutory delusions.

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hmmph...maybe saw some of that too!...

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According to the DSM-IV-TR, persecutory delusions are the most common form of delusions in paranoid schizophrenia, where the person believes "he or she is being tormented, followed, tricked, spied on, or ridiculed",
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When the focus is to remedy some injustice by legal action, they are sometimes called "querulous paranoia".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persecutory_delusion


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Trout walks...querulous paranoia!...well, I never...lol...brb...

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In the legal profession and courts, a querulant (from the Latin querulus - "complaining") is a person who obsessively feels wronged, particularly about minor causes of action. In particular the term is used for those who repeatedly petition authorities or pursue legal actions based on manifestly unfounded grounds. These applications include in particular complaints about petty offenses.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Querulant

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well, I could give an example from current news of a grandiose delustional persecuited querulant!...but will skirt around...as for me, I'm beyond beyond the bend!...bottom of 3rd scoreless...Kevin Travis a home run...just called up from minors...Jays 1-0...at the end of the open mic readings the master of ceremonies surprised me with a gift of one of his new chap books...very nice...a collection of devotions consistent and humble in tone...only just opened it...he's made the effort to help self publish books for readers through amazon's offering...I've like twenty of them...but have fallen behind trying to collect all of them...Creative Space, name of site, if I remember right...seeing them, I've made a couple my own self on my own...related in earlier posts...brb...Ohtani walks...I'd do reviews of them, the readers' I mean, but OCPC seems web shy...wait on that for sometime...fly ball caught at the wall...Ohtani, almost to third, had to scurry back to first...Angels can't catch a break...if Ohtani gets stranded, it'll be like three or four games in a row...Maldanado up...two runners on...oh, here's link to Tom's book...Miss Mermaid by T. Monroe...error, bases loaded...and Calhoun up...hmmph...first pitch fly out to edge of track...first pitch Calhoun...to bottom of 4th...put Ohtani lead off!...where was I...binary prehistoric writing/numbering...wonder if that actually drags anything up from google's benthic...brb...another home run...Toronto sounds off a fog horn when there's a home run...Jays 2-0...

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Mangareva is home to just 2,000 inhabitants. The island is a tiny 18 square kilometres and is located halfway between Easter Island and Tahiti. Yet on this small, remote island, the ancient inhabitants were more mathematically advanced than the rest of Europe when they invented a numerical system for trading. 
Research conducted last year and published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, revealed that the indigenous people of the Polynesian Island invented a binary number system , similar to the one used by computers to calculate,

http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-evolution-human-origins/remote-islanders-invented-binary-number-system-famous-mathematician

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snagged that before the pay wall came down...a lot of good sites I can't read because of pay walls...cnn...Washington post...NY Times...hmmph...

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Binary arithmetic, the basis of all virtually digital computation today, is usually said to have been invented at the start of the eighteenth century by the German mathematician Gottfried Leibniz. But a study now shows that a kind of binary system was already in use 300 years earlier among the people of the tiny Pacific island of Mangareva in French Polynesia.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/polynesian-people-used-binary-numbers-600-years-ago/

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and...and that's kind of the search/reach I'm about...I have this grandiose suspicion that the 'ur' of languages was an iconographic computer language...I think that might be in the 'science fiction' category of the syndrome!...Trout takes off...Upton out on grounder...Trout now on second, Pujols up...but, but...look at Egyptian/Mayan iconography...and then look at the 'emojis', the icons we use to get about with the computers...I was up most of the early hours...Ohtani up...reading online a remarkable old book about the swastika...the Germans promoted it, the Jews denigrate it...but for thousands of years it was a decorative icon...and somewhat mystical and mysterious...and one of those thing that gets the 'diffusionists' juices flowing!...in prehistory it shows up all over the world...Ohtani 2-2...high fly out ball..."Angels just cant get the big hit"...Runes are a kind of binary script...arrangements of bars...looking at them, I happened on swastikas, which too are an arrangement of bars...no one is sure what they meant...or why they are found all over the world...my favorite is that they allude to making a fire with sticks...and somehow from there to an emblem of good luck...a natural step...starting campfires is not my forte, and it's a smile when I get one going!...Jays Donaldson gets another double...hopped over Cozart's glove...Jays hit balls have eyes...Angels' like magnets Jays gloves...

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Cognitive scientist Rafael Nuñez at the University of California, San Diego, points out that the idea of binary systems is actually older than Mangarevan culture. “It can be traced back to at least ancient China, around the 9th century BC”, he says, and it can be found in the I Ching, a millennia-old Chinese text that inspired Leibniz. Nuñez adds that “other ancient groups, such as the Maya, used sophisticated combinations of binary and decimal systems to keep track of time and astronomical phenomena. Thus, the cognitive advantages underlying the Mangarevan counting system may not be unique.”

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/polynesian-people-used-binary-numbers-600-years-ago/

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another hit threads its way up the middle...two out rbi...Jays 3-0...Simmons with a hit...Maldanado gets a long fly hit...Simmons scores...back to back to back singles...top of 6th...Jays 3-1...Calhoun up with two runners on...0-2...no outs...bloop out, and Cozart thrown out going to third...wait...a review...ball may not have been caught...trapped, dropped...messed up...umpire called the ball caught...so Cozart responded to that...forced out at third, but he abandoned going to third to get back to second on the caught fly ball...which wasn't caught...Calhoun on first on fielders choice...game under protest..."should be bases loaded no one out"...a site notes that one of the Polynesian stick maps resembles a swastika...more a maltese cross..but the variety of crosses are part of the diffusionist's discusson...Trout up...3-2 two out...everyone running...base hit!...Maldando scores...Calhoun thrown out at third...wait...Calhoun out before the run scores...Calhoun finds a way...to screw up...another review...'what a bizarre inning'...out...bottom of 6th...Maldanado didn't hustle home...compounding things...the stick charts are a curio!...the 'mattang' comes in different square shapes...I guess...Upton up walks...Pujols up...was trying to see if swastikas show up in Polynesia...the three armed one that looks like a pinwheel, common in Japan, apparently does on tattoos and such...in prehistory, tattoos were serious things...nowadays decorative...their allusions lost...Pujols made out...Ohtani up...K...'buzzard luck game'...Maldanado was running hard...so, check that...announcers reviewing tape during gap in innings...top of 8th...Cozart pops out...one pitch one out...down two and swinging at first pitch...Maldanado 1-2...

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http://mathisencorollary.blogspot.com/2014/08/prometheus-bringer-of-fire.html

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missing from that might be the reclining figure's erect penus... Calhoun K...on to bottom of 8th...that site is really detailed...and shows the extent discussion of the 'fire sticks' can go!...it's all mixed up with "Hamlet's Mill"...the twirling stick, the milk churn, the axle of a mill--the axis of the earth...and in reading, I saw this pic, and took note that the two figures on each end have their hands in that mudra/Pakal gesture...one up, one down...a curio!...gonna go luck at making fire with fire sticks on youtube...there's a bunch...here's one...a demonstration by a Polynesian, a handsome fellow with a face like the Olmec stone heads!...top of 9th...Trout up...2-0...there's a bunch on you tube...use different searches...ancient fire starter, etc...3-1...takes...3-2...third walk for Trout...such a good patient batter!...Upton up...1-0...Trout steals second...hurt wrist...ok...3-1 one out...3-2...W...Pujols up...8 walks for the Angels...1 run...takes a strike...3-2...inventing fire...ball four!...bases loaded, one out...Ohtani up!...inventing fire, well, it was the first diffusion, or convergent, and was everywhere, and just that is like the first 'natural step' to everything...broken bat hit...two runs score...'and Ohtani has tied up the game'...he likes his bats, custom from Japan...and routinely shatters them...Simmons up with two on...Ohtani steals second...first stolen base...'bout time...0-2...up the middle...two more score...Angels 5-3...so, world wide the invention of fire...Prometheus...and borrowed at first from lightning strikes...I'll save for tomorrow morrow how fire was saved, and carried about!...Cozart up...

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Claims for the earliest definitive evidence of control of fire by a member of Homo range from 1.7 to 0.2 million years ago

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Control_of_fire_by_early_humans

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bloop single, cracked bat...had hit a single up the line, but ump miscalled it foul...unreviewable...Calhoun up...0-1...fouled first pitch...1-1...high hopper to first...on to bottom of 9th...

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Fire was used for heat treatment of silcrete stones to increase their workability before they were knapped into tools by Stillbay culture.[18][19][20] These Stillbay sites date back anywhere ranging from 164,000 BP to 72,000 BP

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there were like 'fall out' inventions, technologies, from inventing how to start a fire...

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"The discovery of fire came to provide a wide variety of uses for early hominids."

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...like I said!...:)...Parker pitching...lead off single for Toronto...by Calhoun after diving effort...gambled...ball bounced on the astro turf to the wall...runners on second and third...heck...

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Furthermore, activity was no longer restricted to daylight hours due to the use of fire. Exposure to artificial light during later hours of the day changed humans’ circadian rhythms, contributing to a longer waking day.[44] The modern human’s waking day is 16 hours, while most mammals are only awake for half as many hours.

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hmmph...just had the wondering thought if once we went to sleep with sunset, and awoke with sunrise...bounces off the wall...almost a homerun...Angels 5 Jays 4...runners at corners no one out...something amiss in communication between Calhoun and Trout...Calhoun throws him out at the Plate...a fly out double play!...oh...if we get through this, Calhoun, all is forgiven!...intentional walk...that is seventh throw'm out, leading majors...K..."and the ballgame is over"...sheesh...

:)

DavidDavid










Tuesday, May 22, 2018

OTI: notes:5/22/18

Open To Interpretation

Notes:...game on...on the radio...Richards on the mound, and in trouble...runners 1st and 3rd one out...base hit...run in...one nothing Toronto...line drive second out to Cozart...Blue Jays have half a line up of Calhouns...batters batting like 150!...ball skips off Young's glove....in right...where Calhoun usually is...Young in lineup for Calhoun...go figure...hmmph...Blue Jay 3-0..."and that one is blasted"....home run..."five nothing Toronto lead"....gloom...first inning of a long game of a long road trip...foul out to Young...oh...to bottom of second...missed first...Angels have had a bunch of games like this...back there against Boston and Yankees...Pujols ground out...Ohtani up...full count...walk...Simmons up...double play...hmmph...trying to find how the Olmec counted...the Mayans used dots and dashes, with a kind of stretched oval for zero...a binary system...Chinese had one of these too...all they have for Olmec writing is the Cascajal Block which was found in bulldozed pile of rubble at a building site...which is odd...a guess is the Olmec didn't have writing...then...the Inca don't seem to have had writing either...and they left extensive monuments and such too...I'm on a search/reach for binary writing counting systems...a binary writing system might be ogham...Trout with a lead off hit...Pujols up...Pujols hits an rbi single...missed how Trout got to third...Ohtani up...fc...grounded to third...Simmons up...there's a bunch of theories about what Ogham is...Simmons got an rbi...I think...Jays 5 Angels 2...

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A theory popular among modern scholars is that the forms of the letters derive from the various numerical tally-mark systems in existence at the time.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogham

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runners at the corners for Jays..."Richards is in some trouble"...again...Young has been given an error for that missed fly ball in second inning...some consternation over Angels' errors of late!...

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Roman numerals, the Chinese numerals for one through three (一 二 三), and rod numerals were derived from tally marks, as possibly was the ogham script.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tally_marks

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ground to Cozart, and he gets runner going home out...one out...tally marks...K...score keeping!...Ishango Bone...

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The bone was found among the remains of a small community that fished and gathered in this area of Africa. The settlement had been buried in a volcanic eruption.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishango_bone

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hmmph...it has what may be tally marks on it...but that mention of the village being buried in a volcanic eruption reminded me of a diversion awhile back...more on binary things for sometime!...Angels up...got out of the mess...brb...

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An archaeological site on Jeju Island is being called Korea's version of Pompeii after the ancient Roman city which was preserved by volcanic debris. Discovered in 2006, a human settlement at the Hamori 105 formation in Daejung-eup, Seogwipo-city was confirmed to have been smothered by a volcanic eruption more than 5,000 years ago.

The Jeju Culture & Art Foundation collected volcanic materials that covered Hamori and sent it to an American research institute. The Foundation said Sunday that the U.S. researchers determined the debris to have come from an eruption at nearby Songak Mountain over 5,200 years ago.


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1779217/posts

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another wild pitch by Richards...and self same Jay is on third--Donaldson--as back in second after wild pitch...he has two doubles...in hopping about islands to see what kind of boats they might have, I visited Korea...and found that curio of a volcano covered village there...two outs...Jay still on third...got the Jays out...Trout and Pujols coming up...

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Archaeologists working at Japan's Kanai Higashiura site have unearthed the remains of a Kofun-period warrior and infant — both of whom were killed in a volcanic eruption. The bodies were covered in a layer of volcanic ash that dates to the early 6th century.

https://io9.gizmodo.com/5968201/5968201/archaeologists-at-pompeii-of-japan-site-find-a-1400-year-old-warrior-still-wearing-his-armour

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a curio!...Trout K...Upton and Pujols made out...on to bottom of 6th...Richards relieved...gave up five runs...one earned...wild pitched into trouble too...

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The 946 eruption of Paektu Mountain, also known as the Millennium eruption or Tianchi eruption, was one of the most powerful in recorded history and is classified as a VEI 7 event.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/946_eruption_of_Paektu_Mountain

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that volcano I found looking about for giant volcanos...if I remember right...there are like 3,000 volcanos around Korea...Ohtani up...Angels got through the bottom of 6th...K...Simmons up...

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Here, we identify the cosmogenic radiocarbon signal of 775 CE in a subfossil larch engulfed and killed by pyroclastic currents emplaced during the initial rhyolitic phase of the explosive eruption. Combined with glaciochemical evidence from Greenland, this enables us to date the eruption to late 946 CE.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379116305017

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Simmons W...oh!...now I remember...found this volcano in the post about the missing eruption, the one that put weather into a dizzy in like the 1500s...another double play...heck...I don't think Ohtani will get another at bat!...to bottom of 7th...there are some serious contemporary concerns about this volcano...that for sometime...but, oh, I just find it is  volcano in the Iceland story today that I was reaching for!...

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To date the volcanic event, researchers analyzed ice core records from Greenland. As Sarah Laskow of Atlas Obscura explains, the ice cores showed clear evidence of both Eldgjá and the eruption of the Changbaishan volcano (also known as Mount Paektu and Tianchi volcano) in Asia, which is known to have occurred around 946 A.D. The team also looked at tree ring data from across the Northern Hemisphere, which showed that one of the coolest summers of the past 1500 years occurred in 940 A.D.—possibly because large quantities of sulfur were choking the atmosphere.
Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/violent-volcanic-eruption-may-have-spurred-icelands-adoption-christianity-180968566/#zmyZRs14ehUtyCYB.99
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good D and Rameriz sets them down...to top of 8th...

the story about the volcano today, which showed up in my google algo recommended news stories...I'm being helped in this by bots!...has an Icelandic poem that may allude to this eruption!...

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same site

The team then consulted medieval texts from 939 and 940 that appear to chronicle the effects of the volcanic eruption. Accounts written in Ireland, Germany, Italy, China and Egypt describe bizarre and devastating atmospheric phenomena: a blood-red and weakened Sun, exceptionally harsh winters, severe droughts in the spring and summer, a suppression of the Nile’s flow. Climactic anomalies brought locust infestations, livestock deaths, dire subsistence crises, and vast human mortality.
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Maldanado whaps a double...Calhoun pinch hitting...weak grounder to first base first pitch...we are down three!...take a pitch!...Maldanado to third...sigh...Kinsler up...sac fly out...first pitch hitting again!...Trout up...made out...on to bottom of 8th...oh, the Iceland volcano Eldgjá  is what the Iceland saga goes on about...but it erupted near the same time as Paektu in Korea...the Greenland ice cores have the record...I think I found Japanese accounts alluding to Paektu, but I've lost them...the Iceland chroniclers were still writing in the old way, mythologizing a catastrophe into a fantastic tale...double play...
 
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same site
 
“The poem describes how the revered pagan god Odin raises a prophetess from the dead,” the researchers write in the study. “She foretells the end of the pagan pantheon and the coming of a new (and singular) god in a series of portents, one being the rearing of a monstrous wolf that will swallow the Sun.”

“[The wolf] is filled with the life-blood of doomed men, reddens the powers’ dwellings with ruddy gore,” a translation of the poem reads. “[T]he sun-beams turn black the following summers, weather all woeful: do you know yet, or what? The sun starts to turn black, land sinks into sea; the bright stars scatter from the sky. Steam spurts up with what nourishes life, flame flies high against heaven itself.”

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fly out to the warning track...Calhoun corrals it...Upton up...took a strike...one ball one strike...

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same as above

As the study notes, the widespread adoption of Christianity in Iceland was a gradual process that took place throughout the latter half of the 10th century. But based on the Voluspá’s account of a volcano-like event that brought paganism to its knees, the researchers posit that the terrifying Eldgjá eruption may have pushed Iceland’s population toward a new, monotheistic religion.
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hmmph...that might be some modern mythologizing!...K...Pujols up...hard hit out...off the end of the bat...Ohtani up!...took a strike...high pop...'and that is how the ballgame ends'...gloom...
 
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same as above
 
The poem starts with the völva requesting silence from "the sons of Heimdallr" (human beings) and asking Odin whether he wants her to recite ancient lore. She says she remembers giants born in antiquity who reared her.
 
 
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:(
 
DavidDavid






Monday, May 21, 2018

OTI: notes:5/21/18

Open To Interpretation

Notes:  games on...on the radio...Cavaliers Boston...41 fouls up to end of third...messed up...89-74 Cavs...will check back...Dodgers on...eighteenth in a series...see previous...

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This is what the inland portion of the central coast of California once looked like. A dense assortment of small shrubs, especially sagebrush, formed a perfect environment for oak seedlings and a rich habitat for an abundant number of animal species.
... ... ...
This is what the inland central coast of California looks like today. Nearly all the oaks are over 100 years old (seedlings fail because of cattle grazing) and the landscape is covered in non-native weeds.

http://www.californiachaparral.com/enativeamericans.html

captions of photos...rolling about I took note of the Oaks...wasn't seeing young oaks...too, took note of a lack of insects hitting the windshield...and became alarmist!...I am an alarmist...sounds better than 'fear monger', which is bandied in the comments to the youtubes suggesting the Hawaii volcano is going to cause a super sized landslide with a supersized tsunami which will...well, reach right up to my door!...it's Chicken Little's time...literally...asteroid impacts, 'the sky is falling', our worse fear, and oft argued to promote space programs and get our eggs out of Little's singular basket!...and if that isn't enough, it's the Bible thumpers refrain of armageddon, or Hollywood's dystopian fares...'there's nothing to fear but fear itself', said President Roosevelt, in the midst of fearful WW2...Muncie hits a Home Run...Dodgers 1...and I haven't picked up who they're playing!...they're in the fourth...bottom...Dodgers have been sailing after a long stay in the doldrums...announcers sometimes forget listeners are coming into a game midgame...then again, they can be annoyingly repetitive with 'today is today' info!...anyway, not to be fear mongering, but in the Hawaii landslide list one commentator notes they have tsunami dreams...which I do too!...on occasion...not very often...but...they're scary...the waves are huge, skyscraper tall like in the movies...remarkably, there have been such...geological records indicate as much...Rockies?...think I heard that...and too that the 1812 Capistrano....Parra ties it up for...lol...they will not mention the opposing team!...yes...Rockies...that 1812 quake was centered in the Channel Islands...apparently, that's where all the major quakes are...Californians are familiar with the Big One, earthquake...and that to be on the San Andreas Fault...which is easy to see from Space, and from the roadways......Dodger's defense saves them...announcers all agog...two outs...anyway, for all my alarming, I'm woefully unprepared for disasters...just lazy I guess...or spectating...pointing out perils...a grim regard...if the Angels bullpen can't get it together...doom and gloom...anyway, Catalina can have a landslide that would send a wave over Newport, and right to my door!...hmmph...where was I?...Taylor at third, Utley second...San Francisco shook during the World Series!...Indians and their fires...that quoted site above has a good take...brb...

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Before those changes, the Dinkey landscape – in fact, the whole, forested western slope of the Sierra Nevada – was maintained by strategic cultural burns. Mono and other Native firelighters used local topography, winds, and fuel characteristics to steer and time their fires near their settlements and along an intricate, interlacing trails network, creating a complex, patchy pattern of vegetation along creeks, in meadows, and in the uplands.
... ... ...
Prior to the arrival of Europeans and Anglo Americans, the overall effect of year upon year of cultural burning was a bountiful landscape on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, one that John Charles Frémont described in 1845 as “copiously watered with numerous and bold streams,” with oak orchards that Frémont described as “cultivated parks,” cedars and pines five to twelve feet in diameter, and abundant grass that was “fresh and green all the year round.”


https://www.kcet.org/shows/tending-the-wild/cultural-fire-on-the-mountain-an-introduction-to-native-cultural-burning

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Fremont may have been overstating the Indians' influence...top of 7th...1-1...

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Father Antonio records an interesting interaction between the Spanish and the Kizh, which demonstrates a certain degree of religious intolerance, which would come to characterize Spanish-Native relations. Near a cove on Catalina, the Spanish found a Kizh place of worship. He describes the following scene:
 
“They had what we would call an altar, there was a great circle all surrounded with feathers of various colors and shapes, which must come from the birds they sacrifice. Inside the circle there was a figure like a devil painted in various colors, in the way the Indians of New Spain are accustomed to paint them. At the sides of this were the sun and the moon. When the [Spanish] soldiers reached this place, inside the circle there were two large crows larger than ordinary ones, which flew away when they saw strangers, and alighted on some nearby rocks. One of the soldiers, seeing their size, aimed at them with his harquebus [matchlock rifle], and discharging it, killed them both. When the Indians saw this, they began to weep and display great emotion. In my opinion, the Devil talked to them through these crows, because all the men and women held them in great respect and fear.” (printed in Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast of America in the Sixteenth Century by Henry R. Wagner, 1929).
 
https://www.fullertonobserver.com/single-post/2018/02/25/Fullertons-First-Inhabitants-First-Contacts?fb_comment_id=1541953009209558_1543047032433489

...a curio...:)...bottom of 7th...I think...what happened in Cleveland?...Cavs 111 Celts 102...thought as much...

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When a Spanish expedition first visited the Quiroste’s village in 1769, the valley was full of meadows, hazel groves, and stretches of burned earth. The expedition chaplain, Juan Crespi, noted in his diary that the Quiroste hunter-gatherers were careful managers of the landscape. He wrote that they regularly burned the meadowlands “for a better yield of the grass seeds that they eat.”
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The famous watchword of “Take nothing but photos, and leave nothing but footprints” that governs much of American conservation philosophy has resulted in landscapes dominated by mature vegetation that is prone to catastrophic wildfires. “It sounds nice, but in reality it just doesn’t work,” admits Hylkema.

https://www.archaeology.org/issues/272-1709/letter-from/5826-letter-from-california-fires

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hmmph...Rockies have a runner on third...'Rockies take a two to one lead'...tough grounder got by Utley...

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A reverence for nature was central to their way of life. Regional natives, as Malcolm Margolin, author of “The Ohlone Way,” has noted, “like hunting peoples everywhere, worshipped animal spirits as gods, imitated animal motions in their dances, sought animal powers in their dreams, and even saw themselves as belonging to clans with animals as their ancestors.” A fragment of one regional native song declared:
I dream of you.
I dream of you jumping.
Rabbit,
Jackrabbit,
Quail.
... ... .,.
Dance was a passion for these peoples. Not only was it a means of ritual and celebration, it was a way of communicating—with each other, with strangers, and with the universe. Another remnant from an Ohlone song contains the poignant and haunting line:  Dancing on the brink of the world.

http://goodtimes.sc/cover-stories/spirit-weavers/

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Long before Don Gaspar came,


Ohlones made their place here;

The river their companion

For at least five thousand years.

They made up their own language,

We know only seven words
 

Of a song: They sang of “. . . dancing

On the brink of the world. . .

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Notes: This song was written in 1994, during Celia’s campaign when she was running for election to the


Santa Cruz City Council. In thinking about appropriate campaign issues, we realized that the San

Lorenzo River was the central geological feature that has guided the evolution of the City. Consulting
 
Don Clark’s Santa Cruz County Place Names, we discovered that Portol´a first camped on the river




on October 17, 1769, the very same day of the year that we experienced our most recent major


earthquake—October 17, 1989. It was a magical coincidence. Cresp´ı, in his diary recording the discovery
 
in 1769, notes that in the bed of the river, “. . . there is a thick growth of cottonwoods and alders . . .

and that “Besides the growth along the river there are many redwoods . . . ” and that “Not far from the

stream, we found . . . [a] variety of herbs and roses of Castile.”

Then, looking in Malcolm Margolin’s The Ohlone Way: “There is an Ohlone song . . . from which

only one evocative line survives: Dancing on the brink of the World. We know nothing more about this




song, just that one haunting line.” Could this refer to earthquakes experienced by the Ohlones?


These lyrics, the score, and a MIDI file may be downloaded from
 http://maxwell.ucsc.edu/~drip/songs/riversong.

http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/Home/ShowDocument?id=53328



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bottom of 9th...Randolph K...Bellinger up...Dodgers/LA are like a neighboring tribe...not so anxious if they win or lose...fly out two out...Kemp stepped off base thinking to go to second...Rockies had missplayed the ball, but catcher backed up, and tossed ball over...and "Kemp is out...putting foot forward advancing...one false step"...Rockies 2 Dodgers 1...I have sympathies for the Giants...

:)

DavidDavid


Sunday, May 20, 2018

OTI:one poem, notes:5/20/18

Open To Interpretation

Shades

History is a graveyard;
Historians ghosts.

DolphinWords

Notes:  game on...on the radio...Warriors 46  Rockets 39...couple minutes left in half...back from the Angels/Rays game...Angels 5 Rays 2...Ohtani stopped the skid, went 7 2/3rds innings...Maldanado with HR, Cozart with two sac rbis, and run across...and Trout turned a walk into a triple and run across, and another walk pushed along with Simmon's single and run across on Cozart's second sac...Anderson and Parker got four outs in relief and saved it...just!...a fine day at the ballpark!...a real hard scrabble effort by the offense...Ohtani looked in a zone, though gave up a couple runs...got out of trouble...got the Angels out of the gloom!...gloom is kind of my normal state...I was looking about for more on lakes drying...the Dead Sea...and the bronze age towns thereabout archaeologist are digging up there...for sometime...and noted a landslide in Germany some think from a comet and related to these 'five' Dead Sea towns...for sometime...and read about the landslide, and how it moved so fast, that it made like pumice like stones from the heat of friction...a characteristic of giant landslides...which I got to looking at...one in Norway a whopper, and a concern to happen again, and maybe caused by drilling for gas thereabout...for sometime...and I recalled on reading about SoCal's coasts, and marine terraces, a hundred mile an hour landslide that swept in from a moutanin off the coast...for sometime...and these landslides make huge Tsunamis...for sometime...the highest wave ever surfed in 1959 Alaska...for sometime...and paddling through all that, found this, which is really a good paragraph!...

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Even in comparatively recent times, the islands have not always looked as they do today. During the last Ice Age, which lasted until about ten thousand years ago, sea level was about 400 feet lower than it is today. The four northern islands that are now separated by water were once connected into one large island, which geologists have named 'Santa Rosae', the nearest point at that time being about five miles from the mainland. Large Columbian mammoths swam to Santa Rosae island and soon, because of isolation and dwindling food supplies, became much smaller. Evidence of these animals has been found as fossils of pygmy mammoths on the islands of Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and San Miguel.

https://www.nps.gov/chis/learn/nature/geologicformations.htm

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Warriors 61-43...Rockets only 43 points in first half...corner 3 by Durant...a 10-0 run for the Warriors to start the half...Warriors are just mean!...bitumen...

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Natural deposits of bitumen include lakes such as the Pitch Lake in Trinidad and Tobago and Lake Bermudez in Venezuela. Natural seeps occur in the La Brea Tar Pits and in the Dead Sea.
... ... ...
The 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) long Euphrates Tunnel beneath the river Euphrates at Babylon in the time of Queen Semiramis (ca. 800 BC) was reportedly constructed of burnt bricks covered with bitumen as a waterproofing agent.[26]
Bitumen was used by ancient Egyptians to embalm mummies.[2][27] The Persian word for asphalt is moom, which is related to the English word mummy. The Egyptians' primary source of bitumen was the Dead Sea, which the Romans knew as Palus Asphaltites (Asphalt Lake).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asphalt


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bitumen another word for asphalt...the tar pits of Carpentaria, Bakersfield, the Dead Sea, have been mined...the asphalt sometimes used for roads...all our roads are bitumen...the tar sands of fracking oil fame are bitumen...

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Bitumen was used in early photographic technology. In 1826 or 1827, it was used by French scientist Joseph Nicéphore Niépce to make the oldest surviving photograph from nature. The bitumen was thinly coated onto a pewter plate which was then exposed in a camera.

same as above
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a curio!...and this one too!!!

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The use of bitumen as a glaze to set in shadow or mixed with other colors to render a darker tone resulted in the eventual deterioration of many paintings, for instance those of Delacroix. Perhaps the most famous example of the destructiveness of bitumen is Théodore Géricault's Raft of the Medusa (1818–1819), where his use of bitumen caused the brilliant colors to degenerate into dark greens and blacks and the paint and canvas to buckle.

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Warriors 88-67...hmmph...I'm gonna take a nap!

:)

DavidDavid



Saturday, May 19, 2018

OTI: notes:5/19/18

Open To Interpretation

Notes: seventeenth in a series--see previous...game on...Trout on third, Pujols first...and a lazy fly ball by Simmons...hmmph...Ohtani is on his rest day...will pitch tomorrow...have ticket for game!...on radio now...a confluent thought: the Dead Sea is drying up like a lake in Andes...that one has dried up...and it's thought by the Mysterions to be the home of lost Atlantis...there are ruins under Lake Titicaca...and I think of the pygmy Mammoths here on the Channel Islands...the confluence: civilizations submerging/lakes drying up...DP and Angels out of the inning...to bottom of 5th...Rays 4-0...missed beginning of game grocery shopping...hmmph...more gloom...brb...Marti tries to stretch a single...out at second...'bad base running'...I'd say...down four you need base runners...fundamentals in the wind...two out...top of 6th...a hit...third for Rays...two hits and they made four runs!...what happened?...don't wanna know!...oh...Rays had bases loaded...two walks...an error...and a grand slam!...oh...here I found it...took a bit...Jim Allen's take of Atlantis in the Andes...it may be far fetched...but a well thought out far fetched!...and it introduced me to Lake Poopo...brb...

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So the canal which Plato said took ships from the sea to the city was not a canal from the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific Ocean, but a canal from the nearby lake which is so huge that it is in fact an inland sea called Lake Poopo, which in turn is connected to another vast inland sea called Lake Titicaca to the north.  In fact the entire plain has been periodically submerged beneath the sea ie it became a giant inland sea at various dates going back thousands of years succeeded by dry periods. And the Earthquakes and Floods which Plato described are absolutely typical of the region.    
http://www.atlantisbolivia.org/atlantisboliviapart1.htm

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DP saves Angels from another Rays bases loaded...maybe...a review...runner at first safe...run scores...Rays 5-0...while natural disasters may or may not have disappeared past civilizations, they certainly have disappeared, and altered, fauna and flora...this of course over millions of years...but still...well, over millions of years we were altered too by such, I guess...brb...

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"There's been a very big debate circling for decades now about how pristine or man-made the Amazonian forests are," Watling said. The new study suggests that humans have been altering these forests for about 4,000 years.

https://www.livescience.com/57775-humans-altered-amazon-rainforests-geoglyphs.html

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Angels out in the bottom of 7th on nine pitches...there are still tribes of Indians in the Amazon that haven't had contact...and thought is, way back when, Amazonians planted trees, did agriculture, throughout the Basin...whole area cultivated...they left behind 'geoglyphs'...brb...

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Archaeological evidence shows that the Pacific Northwest was one of the first populated areas in North America.
... ... ...
Anthropologists estimate there were 125 distinct Northwest tribes and 50 languages and dialects in existence before the arrival of Euro-Americans in this region.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Washington_(state)#Prehistory_and_cultures

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The cumulative ecological impacts of Native American fire use over time has resulted in a mosaic of grasslands and forests across North America that was once widely perceived as untouched, pristine wilderness.[3][4][5] It is now recognized that the original American landscape was already humanized at the time that the first European explorers, trappers, and settlers arrived; but the extent to which Native Americans manipulated entire ecosystems using fire remains a contentious topic.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_American_use_of_fire

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Kinsler with a lead off double...bottom 8th, I think...hmmph...more on Indian agriculture for sometime!...Lake Poopo is a curio...and when I happened on it, I went web touring on youtube, and watched some youtubes...this area in the Andes is very strange...and very stressed for the locals as Lake Poopo, once nearly as large as Lake Titicaca, has dried up...there's a huge salt plane thereabout...sac ground out, Kinsler scores from third, after stealing third...Young pinch hits for Calhoun...a low point for Calhoun!...still hitless...Young gets to first on a dribbler...

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Lake Poopó—once Bolivia’s second-largest lake and an important fishing resource for local communities—has essentially dried up. News reports blame recurrent drought and the diversion of the lake’s water sources for mining and agriculture.

https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=87363

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site has really good before and after pics...

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The top image, acquired by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8, shows the lake in April 2013 when it still held water. OLI acquired the second image in January 2016, by which time the lake had dried up. Turn on the image comparison tool to see the change.

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well, I find it is only like nine feet deep...with water...so...anyway, it is where there is an old volcanic cone, ruins--Atlantis!...

quote Allen's site above

It was not the continent of Atlantis which sank into the sea, but the island capital of the same name, built around a volcanic island which sank into the inland sea of Lake Poopo which exists on the edge of the rectangular plain presently called the Bolivian Altiplano. 

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DP, and on to top of 9th...bottom of 9th...Cozart a lead off single...Trout up...outahere!...Homer...Rays 5-3...Pujols K...two out...Simmons up...4-3...sigh...

:(

DavidDavid

Friday, May 18, 2018

OTI:notes:5/18/18

Open To Interpretation

Notes:...the gloom continues...Trout 0-19 (still with .441 on base percentage, but now 290 BA)...and Ohtani victimized for Verlander's 2500th strike out...but, had the solo homer in last night's 9th inning...Angels lost that one 1-7 Rays, and the night before to Verlander and the Astros 2-0...Verlander is a beast...completed the game, and protected the 2 run lead, come by an error, and an immediate homerun, in like the second inning...went to both games...now a 3 game losing streak...1 for five on this homestand!...Trout in the third spot tonight...Cozart, Simmons, Trout...Tropeano pitching tonight...Skaggs last night, Richards night before...both did great...the bullpen, and no offense, and crucial errors, the gloom!...game on!...on the radio...K...Arlington Man and La Brea Woman...:)...brb...Hermasio in LF...replacing Upton who got hit on the wrist last night...Hermasio makes a good catch...rookie up from the minors!...

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Arlington Springs: The Earliest Evidence for Paleoindians in Coastal CaliforniaArlington Springs Man broke into the news following the Fifth California Islands Symposium held at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History in 1999. Newspapers, magazines, television news, and radio programs around the world reported on what is arguably the earliest dated human remains in either North or South America.

https://www.nps.gov/chis/learn/historyculture/arlington.htm

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ground out to Simmons...to bottom 1st...there were Pygmy Mammoths on Santa Rosa...some of the Islands, like Cedros, had to have had land bridges...though for the mammoths that could have been long long ago...

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Remains of M. exilis have been discovered on three of the northern Channel Islands of California since 1856: Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and San Miguel, which together with Anacapa were the highest portions of the now mostly submerged superisland of Santa Rosae. The late Pleistocene elephant appears to have survived on the islands until the arrival of the humans[11] associated with Arlington Springs Man around 13,000 years ago[

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pygmy_mammoth

hmmph...two out, Trout up...'1 for 22 on this homestand with no rbi's'...their playing too 'tight'...too many close games in a row...walks...they just don't pitch to him...Pujols up...fly out...somehow that is immeasurably sad that the Mammoths became isolated on a large island as the ocean rose, then on small islands, shrunk, then humans came along and finished them off...rapacious we are...Robertson with HR...Rays 1-0...

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La Brea Woman is the name for the only human whose remains have ever been found in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. The remains, first discovered in the pits in 1914, were the partial skeleton of a woman[1] At around 18-25 years of age at death, she has been dated at 10,220–10,250 cal yr BP.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Brea_Woman

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There are five 'tar pits' in the world...one in Trinidad, and four in California..think I have that right...

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Major tar pits include Binagadi asphalt lake, the La Brea Tar Pits, the Carpinteria Tar Pits, the McKittrick Tar Pits, Pitch Lake, and Lake Bermudez.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_pit

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and there's an extinct one it looks like by the Dead Sea...brb...

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“Now the Valley of Siddim was full of tar pits. When the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, some of the men fell into them.” (Gen 14:10).

http://dannythedigger.com/newsletter/tar-pits-and-the-bible

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Ohtani up...well, I never...how odd!...one wonders if the warriors are still in them!...a leadoff double for Ohtani!!!...was behind the count 0-2...Marti up...

heck...Johnny Field nabs a soft liner...inning over...Ohtani stranded...lots of runners stranded in these last games...Rays another HR...3-0...Israel is filling up the tar pits...safety reasons...wonder is just where the ancient ones were...high up from the Dead Sea shore, or now under the Dead Sea...tar still wells up in the Sea...but, its drying up!...dams now on the Jordan...and pans made to dry out the Sea for minerals...global warming will dry it out more...hooey...now two runners on, 1st and 2nd...think those scouring for archaeological evidence of Bible stories would have been all over these tar pits...another run in...four hits in a row...

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The earliest known use of bitumen was by Middle Paleolithic Neanderthals some 40,000 years ago. At Neanderthal sites such as Gura Cheii Cave (Romania) and Hummal and Umm El Tlel in Syria, bitumen was found adhering to stone tools, probably to fasten a wooden or ivory haft to the sharp-edged tools.
... ... ...
Asphaltum was also used for waterproofing basketry and caulking sea-going canoes. The earliest identified bitumen in the Channel Islands so far is in deposits dated between 10,000-7,000 cal BP at Cave of the Chimneys on San Miguel island. The presence of bitumen increases during the Middle Holocene (7000-3500 cal BP, and basketry impressions and clusters of tarred pebbles show up as early as 5,000 years ago. The fluorescence of bitumen may be associated with the invention of the plank canoe (tomol) in the late Holocene (3500-200 cal BP).

https://www.thoughtco.com/bitumen-history-of-black-goo-170085

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I'd like to go see the tar pits in Carpentaria, near Santa Barbara, and the ones near Bakersfield, where I visit relatives...public park in Carpentaria has a 'tomol' and Indian village...Simmons K...two out...Trout up...K...on to 4th...

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One scientist of the group, Albert Gaudry, wrote a report on this hill. Joseph Prestwich (1812–1896), a prominent geologist in England (Figure 7), read this report and saw confirmation for a theory he was developing. From his own investigations of raised beaches, rubble drift, and bones in caves, Prestwich believed a gigantic flood of short duration submerged Western Europe near the end of the glacial, or Pleistocene, period.
... ... ...
After the continents upheaved, the surface landscape comprising Southern California was littered with bones. Strong currents of water retreating off the land in the late Flood period and during the fluvial activity of the post-Flood period transported and redistributed the bones to lower elevations. Some bones and soggy wood debris entered a small number of funnel-shaped pits, newly formed by natural gas blowouts caused by earthquake tremors. Oil from ruptured underground reservoirs seeped into these pits and flowed over the surrounding bone-strewn plain. This lake of oil thickened into tar, and its surface developed a hard crust, which sealed the pits and kept the matrix in a semiliquefied state. The slab of boniferous asphalt found in 1975 was part of this lake. Bones beyond the reach of the lake dissolved from decay and weathering. 
 


https://creationresearch.org/la-brea-tar-pits-evidence-catastrophic-flood/

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that's from a 'creationist' site...has it that the La Brea fossils arrived via Noah's flood...or some such...Ohtani on third...don't know how he got there! (W)...some wild pitches...line out...Rays 4-0...top of 5th....well...there's something called 'gaslighting'...brb...

"manipulate (someone) by psychological means into questioning their own sanity."

another HR...Rays 5...there's a lot of that going on...'face on mars'...'we didn't land on the moon'...news today has it a republican claims the ocean is rising because more dirt is washing off the continents by rivers into the ocean filling up the ocean basins...this to continue the drum beat poo pooing scientific evidence of global warming...but, but, I find, sea level rise is caused by the ocean basins changing in depth...there's this notion, let me see if I can relate it right...that when there's an ice age, upper North America has more ice than Antarctica does...two miles thick...and this weighs down on the continent, all around the world this too...all the continents...and this effects the volcanos in the ocean basins...I forget if they erupt more or less...and, well, the basins themselves rise up, making the oceans shallower--everything is floating on the lava mantel...maybe I can find better words!...brb...oh, another run, runner at the corners...

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Because Earth's rotation and its orbit around the sun periodically change slightly, the insolation also varies. If you examine this variation in detail, different overlapping cycles of around 20,000, 40,000 and 100,000 years are recognizable.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130807134127.htm

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famously, one can see in sonar pictures of the Ocean Basins, the seams of the tectonic plates spreading...and too, out from the middle seams, one sees a kind of banding...this banding has been correlated to the precession of the equinox, the earth's tilt...as the earth tilts over more, it warms up in the Northern Hemisphere...brb...

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The sea-bottom results have now been compared to hydrogen isotope ratios in deep boreholes in the ice sheets of Antarctica, which took nearly a million years to accumulate (Science, 11 June 2004, p. 1609). Deep-sea sediments show that in the last million years, but not before, the variation is dominated by a periodicity around 100,000 years. Its origin, the article states, "is one of the unanswered, yet fundamental questions." Ice cores could help explain it.

https://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/stargaze/Sprecess.htm

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the earth warms up, the ice melts, the continents rebound, volcanos go off, cool thing, snow falls again as the earth's tilt goes into the cool end of the cycle, another ice age, the continents heavy with ice...and all this is in the seafloor banding record...I have this terrible!...brb...

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In December 1976 they published a landmark climate paper in Science, showing that climate records contained the same cycles as the three parameters that vary the Earth's orbit: eccentricity, obliquity and precession (shown in Figure 1).

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2016-12-ice-ages-linked-earth-orbitbut.html#jCp


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...having trouble finding again the volcano part...brb...Young and Cozart on at the corners...one out...Simmons got a hit!...two runs score...Trout up...fly out...two out...Pujols K...

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Glacial melt may also be re-awakening dormant earthquakes and volcanoes.
Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/melting-glaciers-are-wreaking-havoc-earths-crust-180960226/#uJl9VhVDDEgQWcR3.99
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hooey...Rays execute a squeeze play!...Rays 7-2...insult to injury...E2...they keep just dropping the ball once having corralled it!...too tight...always behind...well, I have it that the volcanoes play a part in a 40,000 year cycle, which isn't exact...Ohtani grounds out to first...bottom of 6th...and reading about the Volcanoes I came across a thought that 'hot spots', like Hawaii and Yellowstone, are left over plumes from enormous eruptions...site gave example of lava lamp...site was actually a youtube!...a big glob of magma works its way up, erupts, and the 'stem' it rose on, continues as the hot spot...Young and Hermisio Ks...top of 8th...

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In addition to plate tectonics (Chapter 5), the Earth also has plume tectonics.
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As it approaches the surface, the plume melts the crust to develop a flat head of basalt magma that can be 1000 km across and 100 km thick. Penetrating the crust, the plume generates enormous volcanic eruptions that pour hundreds of thousands of cubic kilometers of basalt ("flood basalts") out over the surface. If a plume erupts through a continent, it blasts material into the atmosphere as well. After the head of the plume has erupted, the much narrower tail will continue to erupt for 100 m.y. or more, but now its effects are more local, affecting only 100 km or so of terrain as it forms a long-lasting hot spot of volcanic activity.

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/education/events/cowen2a.html

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hmmph...lava lamps...anyway, sea level can rise or fall as the glaciers recede or grow...Trout up...he is hitting the ball good...but right at defenders...there he goes...Home Run!...:)...right now, sea level is the highest it has been in a very long time...and this after being 300 feet or so lower just 12,000 years ago...I've thought to look for ancient beaches along the so cal coast, but there aren't any...in the mountains behind Salt Lake City one can see such 'benches'...brb...

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This well-developed marine terrace near Shell Beach in Sonoma County has two large rock pinnacles that were once "sea stacks" like those seen offshore today.

https://www.kqed.org/science/216656/californias-coast-gives-clues-to-changing-sea-level

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well, I was wrong...I thought there were no terraces, old beaches, but now I see that wide plane from San Clemente to Oceanside is a marine terrace...hadn't thought...brb...bottom of 9th...take a pitch Cozart...called strike...3-1...Cozart walks...two on two out...Simmons pops out...more gloom...

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DavidDavid