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Old 06-09-18, 03:32 PM
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Slomo video - also featured by NY Times - anybody watch???

Have you watched the approx 16min video entitled Slomo ???

(…..let me search the most direct link and edit it in....)

Substitute his roller blades for a bicycle and I wonder how many in the 50+ and 65+ category sorta resemble Slomo.

The storyline goes - successful neurologist, finds no meaning in his current life and opts out to being a loner, S.Cal beach bum, obsessively (therapeutically?) on wheels. Whether you like it or not, condemn the man's actions, or not - you would agree it's well presented.

A bit layed back, so best for a calm 16min, if you watch.

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Old 06-09-18, 04:07 PM
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Young man...that’s his trip.
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Old 06-09-18, 07:41 PM
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I'd be perfectly happy to spend the rest of my days like that.
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Old 06-10-18, 05:25 PM
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Giving up ones work is for those who have no dependants but, I got some roller blades a couple of years ago and enjoy ice skating and other sliding sports. This gentleman's angular acceleration theory is good, but I think that there is more to it. We become aware of the living vehicle in which we ride by sliding. Marc Bolan knew car-girl, and "When I am sad, I slide"
I will try my roller blades again as soon as the weather clears.
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Old 06-11-18, 08:50 AM
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Ya'll need to come down to So Cal... land of the fruits, nuts and flakes.
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That was Awesome!!!
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Reminds me of Antony Lisi:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antony_Garrett_Lisi
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There is a lot to be said for slowing down life. That is how to find time to enjoy the moments.
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I knew a guy once who skied like that. He would go down the mountain backwards carving big S turns, on one ski. It looked like a ballet. Former Olympic cross-country skier who decided that skiing should be fun.
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Thanks for sharing. It's a nice reminder that there's more to life than chasing the expectations of others.
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That was nice. I ride my local MUP pretty much everyday. Sometimes to go somewhere other times just to go. I wonder if people have a name for me? I’ll think about it.
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Originally Posted by timtak View Post
Marc Bolan knew car-girl, and "When I am sad, I slide"
Kudos for citing one of my favorite T Rex tunes!
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Originally Posted by Bob Ross View Post
Kudos for citing one of my favorite T Rex tunes!
Do know what he is talking about?

I guess, that it is the apocalypse, that is to say the "unveiling" of the secrets of the human mind. He, Marc Bolan, is perhaps the best, or worst -- most dangerous, philosopher I know.

David Bowie and Steve Hardy got it from him.
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