PROBAWAY TOPPER gives links and condensed thoughts for each day of 2018.
01 January 2018 – Probaway Person of the Year – Astronomers who discovered gold. – The discovery of the creation of the heavy elements is a major event to every sentient being in the Universe.
02 January 2018 – If you want to be happy choose to be happy. – I sometimes think what I say is profound but usually the conversations just flow and that’s what happened today.
03 January 2018 – Sage tip #136, Live modestly and shun excesses. – Living modestly and shunning excesses makes it easy to treat other people better than you treat yourself.
04 January 2018 – Motorcycles are dangerous! – Motorcycles are dangerous, but if you succeed in not getting killed there are plenty of fun things to do with the rest of your life.
05 January 2018 – Bicycles are dangerous too! – A knowledgeable friend’s interest in one’s projects is the big payoff for creative endeavors.
06 January 2018 – Sage tip #140, Work with what is and what will be. – Meditation is not for converting one’s self into a stone but into a fully functioning being who is fully conscious of the past, present, and future.
07 January 2018 – Spiritual Development Vision Statement – Today’s meeting included some examples of physical behaviors that I will be promoting for effective physical practice.
08 January 2018 – How may I help you? – By being more aware of helping other beings with their needs you become more aware of your own needs and what you need to do.
09 January 2018 – “How may I help you?” Feedback – The whole procedure was divine; we headed home with smiles on our faces and laughter in our voices.
10 January 2018 – Get done! And move on. – Getting things done in physical reality is the only thing that is useful.
11 January 2018 – STOP dithering! – A group needs a unique name, a logo, and a leader who personifies a great idea that the group can be enthusiastic about.
12 January 2018 – My cancer returns. – Well, that tiny object isn’t a wart, so you can’t accuse me of being a worry wart.
13 January 2018 – iPhone closeup photos are astonishing. – If you have trouble finding Honest Abe look carefully in the shadows of the Lincoln Memorial building.
14 January 2018 – A prayer acceptable to atheists, scientists, and the spiritually minded – An Acknowledgment of Our Dependence on Reality
15 January 2018 – An intermittent diet that worked for me. – Our bodies easily adjusted to six hours of eating.
16 January 2018 – Wake up grumpy! What’s next? – Mentally practice how you want to behave in problem situations when you are certain to be in control and certain to succeed. Now! …
17 January 2018 – Sage tip #61, Be content with what you can do. – Be content with what you can do, but do it and get it into a completed format.
18 January 2018 – Alpha and Omega symbols for our group’s brochure – It is a feeling thing more than an intellectual one that is important in some situations.
19 January 2018 – My Alpha symbol for SACC – Anyway, the fun of this Alpha is in the tiny details.
20 January 2018 – An opportunity. – Every moment you live is an opportunity to do kind actions.
21 January 2018 – Sage tip #18, Expect and prepare for the inevitable. – A more practical use of the concept of preparing for the inevitable is to prepare for your own death.
22 January 2018 – Sage tip #29, Expose people to things they can do. – Most of the time life just happens and death too.
23 January 2018 – Helping people isn’t easy. – I see it as a good thing to strive to make the world a better place for our living companions.
24 January 2018 – Sage tip #145, Follow the kindest paths to your goals. – Think ahead and be as kind to others as it is possible to be.
25 January 2018 – The Tao Teh Ching – #44 – Revealed by Lao Tzu – Rendered by Charles Scamahorn – Follow this Tao and you may live a long and contented life.
26 January 2018 – Who will thrive in the future? – Get a future-proof job and stay out of debt to anyone.
27 January 2018 – What is Spiritual Awareness for an Atheist? – Everyone is perfectly sane and logical if you can get into their world view.
28 January 2018 – I asked the labyrinth stones, “What do you need?” – Later I was looking into the faces of humans asking, “What do you need?”
29 January 2018 – Some things I’ve done – As a speaker, I was asked to write a bio for the Spiritual Awareness Community
30 January 2018 – Controlling and creating habits – The instant I do an intentional good deed I smile for two seconds and after a while in the right conditions, the behavior is automatic.
31 January 2018 – How is human worth to be measured? – Might the super-being ask, “How is human worth to be measured?” and choose that as its guiding principle?

Condensed thoughts Probaway February 2018
01 February 2018 – What a wonderful world. – There is an infinity of places, perhaps every place, where one could stand and say with deep feeling, “What a wonderful world.”
02 February 2018 – Judging people by their life choices – We judge people by their expressions of their life choices.
03 February 2018 – Several of my friends want me to teach spirituality. – I can say with deep feeling about our reality, “What a wonderful world. What a wonderful world!”
04 February 2018 – I can say with deep feeling about our reality, “What a wonderful world. What a wonderful world!” – I can say with deep feeling about our reality, “What a wonderful world. What a wonderful world!”
05 February 2018 – I Am That Great and Fiery Force – What we need are personal tasks that energize our lives with purpose.
06 February 2018 – Spiritual Awareness Community of the Cascades – We invite you to become a voting member of SACC and help us to thrive.
07 February 2018 – Spiritual Awareness Community of the Cascades update – The world society needs each person because only they can do what they do at the time that they do it.
08 February 2018 – We kick truth around again. – Our trust must always come back to the filters of our personal experience.
09 February 2018 – SACC – inside cover of the weekly folder. – Being in a group requires some accommodations.
10 February 2018 – How good is good enough? – I think this will be acceptable to everyone and won’t alienate potential members with impossible demands.
11 February 2018 – The new Spiritual Awareness Community is beginning to roll. – Sometimes a short conversation with stones can be humbling.
12 February 2018 – Time is long, life is short – so what to do? – My bath water has stabilized by now so I’m going to bathe for a while.
13 February 2018 – We are eternal! – They are eternal if they choose to believe they are and will never be proven to be wrong by discussion or by a fact only available to my consciousness after their death.
14 February 2018 – Improv therapy for empowering our spirits – We can learn to live our lives better by playing the right games.
15 February 2018 – Let’s look at the beautiful spiritually uplifting places that our Earth offers us to see. – We can do simple things to document special places all over the world.
16 February 2018 – Should we give our time and money to the poor or to everyone? – Look at the world around you and smile and you will feel better. It is easier to do when the place is spiritually charged with beauty.
17 February 2018 – Do what you are going to do and do it promptly. – What could be a better life than journeying from one inspiring place to another inspiring place? “What a wonderful world!”
18 February 2018 – What I thought of as a good idea wasn’t liked. – Only the fear of being voted out of office has any effect on a politician.
19 February 2018 – I violated a law today. – Even if you try really hard to be compliant with laws and you will still get nailed occasionally.
20 February 2018 – We must practice forgiveness to get good at it. – Think now of a person who violated you and close your eyes and forgive them.
21 February 2018 – A wonderful world logo – Everyone can be spiritually elevated when in special places.
22 February 2018 – A new version of the TimeSquared symbol – How the TimeSquared logo came into existence.
23 February 2018 – Moving on – I will soon get over this problem but it is unlikely they will ever recover from theirs. I feel a bit sad about that, but it is their choice and I fully support individual choice.
24 February 2018 – A Dictionary of New Epigrams – Enthusiasm – Without enthusiasm, you will fail; it’s that simple.
25 February 2018 – The Tao Teh Ching – #45 – Revealed by Lao Tzu – Rendered by Charles Scamahorn – The greatest perfection appears imperfect, and
Perfection does not go too far;
26 February 2018 – Intriguing points – The exact points within our world can be intriguing, powerful, energizing, beautiful, fascinating and obsessing. Let’s experience life while we have the opportunity!
27 February 2018 – A fantastic diet needs a name, a logo, a person, and idea. – All that is needed is for me to say, “I’ll do it.”
28 February 2018 – Fasting and Eating for Health – Joel Fuhrman – I’m feeling good, but after cleaning out some junk I’ll probably feel even better.

Condensed thoughts Probaway March 2018

01 March 2018 – What goal can humanity strive toward? – These new beings would consider us as their creators, and WE would become their Gods. Think of that, we would be as Gods for the rest of time itself.
02 March 2018 – A variation on my TimeSquared figure – I continue fussing with my TimeSquared symbol.
03 March 2018 – What shall I ask of these people? – How might humanity self-actualize itself and become all that it is capable of becoming?
04 March 2018 – Enjoying a day of life. – Those conversations were typical of today and there were many more.
05 March 2018 – The Obesity Code – Jason Fung, MD – review – The goal is to make the lessons so vivid and the routines so easy that everyone will remember them forever and practice them automatically until their last supper.
06 March 2018 – I am in the middle of an additional day of fasting. – Weatherwise, it was a mild day and Debbie and I had a couple of pleasant walks with no hunger.
07 March 2018 – I lost weight with my big fast. – Setting a precise goal makes it easy to know what to do next.
08 March 2018 – What is the purpose of humanity? – The grandest human self-actualization has been Buzz Aldrin’s first words spoken on the Moon, “Contact light.”
09 March 2018 – What a Wonderful World is one day closer to reality. – Our wonderful world is about to become even more wonderful.
10 March 2018 – What’s next? – It is impossible for anything to have permanent meanings so I, and we, must choose to be satisfied with the temporary ones.
11 March 2018 – I ask the labyrinth stones about failure. – Can’t I just be as a stone and just be? Unfortunately, NO. I think and therefore I have things I want to do, and therefore I must always be falling short.
12 March 2018 – On the Verge by Rebecca D. Costa – Book review – I recommend On the Verge . It has many good ideas discovered by an experienced and deep-thinking author.
13 March 2018 – What is false was once true. – A speaker must always speak in a way that can be understood by all of the audience or he will soon lose their attention and he will be interrupted.
14 March 2018 – My Life Strategy – Food – My Life Strategy is to see things from a point of view that will make doing healthy things the obvious thing to do.
15 March 2018 – My Life Strategy – My Life Strategy is to find key points and reveal them in a meaningful way.
16 March 2018 – It is about time to go public. – Saving the species of the world, saving humanity, saving people’s health and lives.
17 March 2018 – Samumpsycle smiles gamely at his fate. – Perhaps if I found a hole in Western Australia’s four-billion-year-old rocks and put Samumpsycle in it, he might last quite a while. Not me.
18 March 2018 – Being honest and liberal has its failings. – Am I a fool for being scrupulously honest and fair with other people?
19 March 2018 – Being honest and liberal has its failings.
20 March 2018 – Our ponderosa friend Moe is now a stump. – I like living in a forest, but sometimes good sense must prevail over a good view.
21 March 2018 – Chocolate just got better! – Sigh! That was then and this is now, and I missed sixty years of great eating … etc.
22 March 2018 – How can we avoid being foolish? – What’s the sense of having laws, social conventions, and polite behavior if everyone violates them?
23 March 2018 – Tips for easy living! – Food – I want to get the handout written up just right and have the key links to the science on the back.
24 March 2018 – What should I do now? – I will give “Tips for Easy Living – Eating” a good effort at a public success, not just a personal one.
25 March 2018 – The Tao Teh Ching – #46 – Revealed by Lao Tzu – Rendered by Charles Scamahorn – Let your contentment be seen; for When your contentment is seen, It brings contentment to others.
26 March 2018 – I can do that! – If you see something as a desirable quest then stating that goal clearly and bringing your attention to that goal makes it a desirable thing to be doing.
27 March 2018 – What can I do now? – I know that it is something that helps, so I do it.
28 March 2018 – Tips for Easy Living – Tips for Easy Living will succeed because it is fun and it works.
29 March 2018 – Some Stoics meet in Oregon – We need a Stoic society here in Bend. It is different from the UU and the Socrates Cafe.
30 March 2018 – Tilling the fields – Even in this modern world sometimes a man must till the fields.
31 March 2018 – My second day as a laborer – Oh yes, every muscle in my body hurts, except for those in my nose; I don’t know why they were spared.
Condensed thoughts Probaway April 2018
01 April 2018 – My third day as a laborer and a talker to stones. – I as a human have these wonderful opportunities that I can choose to do and they as rocks do not.
02 April 2018 – Okay, I’m done with physical labor for a while. – Two other projects are in the offing – The Potent Places of the World, and a show of some of my photos.
03 April 2018 – Today was productive, sort of. – Jesus’ message was infinitely more profound and I suspect that even Theodore Parker, the Unitarian Heretic may have missed its essence.
04 April 2018 – Biopsy time for prostate cancer – I should get the biopsy exam and see how aggressive my particular cancer is going to be.
05 April 2018 – A disappointing evening – A pathetic farce.
06 April 2018 – 1st Friday Art Walk in Bend, Oregon – I know that this needs to be done, I want it to be done, and I am doing it.
07 April 2018 – One year anniversary of a tree falling on my house. – Strangely though all of this struggle our Zillow house price estimate has more than doubled in seven years, which is typical for Bend at the moment.
08 April 2018 – Tips for Easy Living – I can do that !
09 April 2018 – Thinking about a lecture series on weight control – Stay tuned; I will reveal this method online like I dribbled out clues to the identity of Jack the Ripper. Just saying it is boring.
10 April 2018 – A delivery plan for Jeff Bezos – It’s all so easy to do when you have the right technology.
11 April 2018 – My experience on obesity and a new body weight setpoint. – A year-long daily intermittent fast stabilizes at a lower body weight setpoint.
12 April 2018 – I invent a small new diet device – Did I mention that this was a silly idea? And yet it is obvious that it would work.
13 April 2018 – An upgrade to the error-prone BMI body mass measuring system – Just because something is useful doesn’t mean that it will be used.
14 April 2018 – Adult Obesity in the United States – Gentle overnight fasting is the way for most normal people to bring their BMI to a healthy condition.
15 April 2018 – World-sorrow … Weltschmerz – Life goes on. … At least for a little while longer.
16 April 2018 – The marshmallow test and me. – I don’t much like marshmallows so it hasn’t been any suffering for me not to get one.
17 April 2018 – Utopia combined with Dystopia generates Eudystopia – The SF Bay Area and Berkeley was and is a wonderful place to spend one’s life.
18 April 2018 – A day most people would have enjoyed. – Lots more happened but it doesn’t feel like a productive day.
19 April 2018 – When is it time to tidy up one’s affairs? – So, at the moment my time will be devoted to helping ease the obesity epidemic.
20 April 2018 – My Tips for Easy Living get more spunk – I can spend the time and effort need to write a diet plan that people can understand and use successfully.
21 April 2018 – A silly idea that might make money – Enough of this nonsense post about towing-ball decorations. You grab it and run with it.
22 April 2018 – My problem with a lecture – An encounter with a skillful speaker awakens me to a frequently encountered problem.
23 April 2018 – Yes! I can choose to do that! – Do the impossible and make it look easy. Yes! I can do that!
24 April 2018 – Did TIME acknowledge my existence? – It is unlikely that TIME ever will ever come to my view. Why should they?
25 April 2018 – Happiness Is a Choice You Make by John Leland – Book review – You are not alone! This is a life story and it has a beginning a middle and an end.
26 April 2018 – How to protect your 1st Amendment freedom of speech. – If you can’t speak your truth you aren’t alive as a human being.
27 April 2018 – A morning at the Crow’s Feet coffee commons – Is this living? Well, it will do for the time being.
28 April 2018 – Five cubic yards of dirt get dumped on me. – We lived and lived and still nothing much is happening.
29 April 2018 – Super big plans for today and tomorrow. – Now it’s time for my hot bath.
30 April 2018 – I’m now radioactive but I don’t feel like superman. – Even though I am energized with radioactive substances I don’t feel like Spiderman or Superman either, more like the Tick just after his falling encounters with Gravity – a cruel mistress.
Condensed thoughts Probaway May 2018
01 May 2018 – My life has meaning if you value it. – One’s life has value if it is reciprocated by another being. Perhaps a dog will do. Perhaps dog is God.
02 May 2018 – My perfect health goes imperfect at 82 – When in a doubtful situation, avoid being stupid.
03 May 2018 – A strange life-and-death battle on my bathroom floor. – The ant lost this battle but I don’t want a spider living in my bathroom. Humm, what to do?
04 May 2018 – Bend’s First Friday Art Walk – May 5th 2018 – And this is only a tiny part of our evening at the First Friday Art Walk.
05 May 2018 – Experimenting with heart arrhythmias. – I haven’t tried any of the yogic meditations for controlling heart rhythm but this method worked without years of esoteric spiritual training.
06 May 2018 – Is my spider bite a dangerous Brown Recluse? – I don’t have any particular gripe with spiders but I do wish they wouldn’t bite me.
07 May 2018 – My garden is finally in … mostly. – Life is fun when there are interesting things to do.
08 May 2018 – I take some pictures while Debbie talks to Leigh Anne – They are done talking so we all head home.
09 May 2018 – How to reset the important components of your life. – Emotional fasting is the self-directed depriving of one’s self of a desired feeling.
10 May 2018 – Greed – The point of living is to have meaningful human interactions and that requires dealing with near equals but having something of value to offer.
11 May 2018 – My new life begins – That was how my day went and felt.
12 May 2018 – Out of contact with reality. – Of course, I’m the stupid one because if I made money I could have done those things too.
13 May 2018 – Yes! I can choose to do that! – To use these simple tips to become healthier, happier, wiser and wealthier. . . : . : . .
14 May 2018 – Yet another Portland experience. – It was a beautiful day but tiring and now it’s time for a hot bath.
15 May 2018 – A walk to the park. – It was a calm day and we survived intact.
16 May 2018 – Intermittent Feasting – Intermittent Feasting – Yes! I can do that.
17 May 2018 – I am not a poster boy. – I am happy to be alive.
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