Part 02

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Sharieland 01

We now come to what appears to be a fall hiking focus: Sharieland, an area of Herman Park tagged with that label mid-May of this year. Basically speaking, this area consists of the immediate environs of Herman’s Mansion and then the whole valley extending below it to the southwest all the way to Head Lake, a distance of a bit less than 1 mile as the fly crows. All the peaks and ridges immediately rising up from this valley on its sides are also considered part of Sharieland. An initial map of the area where each part is identified with a particular planet, per a palmistry association implied by its central Heart Line or Heart Path, is found at the end of this follow-up May post. This map will most likely be updated and re-created in considerably more detail before October is over.

The meadow pictured below is the site of a newly discovered and very important path, which, after studying palmistry related images online, I’ve decided to call the *true* Heart Line, at the same time transforming the old Heart Line into Head Line. I think.

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There’s no doubt in my mind that Sharieland is directly connected to palmistry and its various lines and mounds, but I think the association can be flexed to make, for example, different lines attach to different Herman Park paths. After studying the matter for about 1/2 an hour presently, I’m going to call the new path the *Head* Path and keep the Heart Path as is (as I designated it this past May). The actual *shape* and *relationship* between Head Path and Heart Path more resembles that between *Heart* and *Life* lines of palmistry, as I’m examining the various pictures of hands and lines found in a Google image search on the subject. But keep in mind… well, let’s just leave it at that for now to continue moving the text forward. I’ll have more to say about all that soon enough in future posts here. NOTE: Head, Heart and Life are generally regarded as the 3 major hand lines of palmistry.

So the eastern edge of the meadow below represents the beginning of *Head* Path, which extends itself about a third to a fourth of a mile directly downhill from Herman’s Mansion, and runs in a general northeast direction from this meadow. Despite being situated on a steep slope, the path itself is basically level throughout its course, apparently following the line of an old road. The mansion would lie directly uphill from about its center.

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This is a view down from a point on Head Path to Heart Path below, at about this central point of the former. In the middle of the picture one can make out the very interesting arching branch that seems to act as a gateway to the meadow beyond. I believe this particular effect to be fairy induced.

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Clash of red berry spotted bramble bush and fern. I think this particular thorn is a barberry variety, perhaps Japanese Barberry. If so, it seems to also be considered an invasive plant, avoided by deer and prone to ticks. Pretty, though. There are a considerable number of these bushes around Head Path, but not so much as to impede progress along it in any way.

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Briar choked end of a trail splitting off from Head Path nearer its western terminus. I had a desire today to get to that rock pictured here but it was hard going, not only because of the briars but I also ran into a bit of poison ivy along the way. I made it, however (probably shouldn’t have tried?).

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A rockier section of Head Path, in moving toward the center now. Again, this is not any officially recognized Herman Park path, but a traceable trail nonetheless, probably used by both deer and cows on occasion.

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There are obvious signs of human activity from the past near the trail, like the remains of a rock wall here. But no humans besides me hang around here any more in all likelihood. It’s just Baker, cows, deer and other wildlife. 🙂 I will say that you can frequently hear the voices and sounds of walkers from a nearby, fairly heavily used path, however — just uphill.

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A more impressive tree/bush that sprouts near the center of Head Path. I’m not sure what type it is yet, but the plant appears to be identical to the one found in Yellow Down (last photo from this September post). In my opinion the plant actually defines the center as much as any other object.

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I thought I’d include this photo in the blog because of a somewhat interesting illusion caused by a yellow and green plant directly in front of one of the central trees, giving the appearance of a skeleton outfit almost.

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Another shot of the fairy arch…

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… and nearby fairy rock stacking. There is obviously considerable psychic energy in the area.

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Larger, squarish rock of what I’m now perhaps calling Vale of Null or some approximation thereof.

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Amazing moss and lichen microcosm found in another valley leading to Heart Lake further down the hill. But the picture didn’t turn out too well. I’ll try again soon.

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Nearby pile of rocks with a piece of plastic underneath the topmost one. Trying to take yet another cue from The Woods, I then wrapped this rock up in the plastic underneath it (perfectly covering it) and took it home for further examination. The wife said it gave the appearance of a piece of bread, or a scone-like pastry. Scone Rock is the name, then, since scones are often wrapped in plastic when bought.

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On the same day of hiking, I visited Methril in Frank Park and found this end of a projecting log, which looks like a barking or snarling dog, just before hearing a group of wolves or coyotes eerily howling in unison nearby. I high tailed it out of there before dusk proceeded any further!

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Sharieland 02

Herman’s mansion approach-eth.
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This day I also ended up visiting Billfork about a mile from the mansion as the fly crows once more. Below is Billfork’s “Beehive”, now split in 2.

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Billfork. Compare with here.

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Rock art on a Herman Park sign containing a warning about lead and other poisons in the soil. Keep lead poisoning in mind when reading posts just above.

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A white quartz topped rock that got my attention while hiking a small stream to the east of Heart Lake. I believe this to be a placed sign as well, although of a psychic or non-terrestrial or at least non-human kind.

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The rock (bottom of below photo) rests gently upon a curved limb several yards long. The rock is not rooted firmly in the ground here, meaning that the limb might have come first and then the rock slid against it, illogically enough. On the limb near the rock are interesting “symbols”. The one that struck me first is a “4” atop a part of the limb closest to the rock. I also thought this “4” might stand for the astrological symbol of the planet Jupiter. You can see this clearly in the below overhead photo, just above the rock.

Is the rock suppose to represent the planet Jupiter itself? Note that the white rock could be said to have a high albedo, just like this planet as it appears in our skies. Jupiter has the second highest albedo among the Sun’s planets, with only Venus reflecting more sunlight.

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Near this is what could be an artistic rendering of some kind of face. Is it a Jupiton??

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Facing the opposite way from the bigger 4 on the limb is a smaller 4 and then what appears to be a dash and the number “20”, seeming to create the glyph “4-20”. Is this the date April 20th? Does it have something to do with the number 20 and the planet Jupiter instead?

Check out this exact conjunction of events in the April 20th wikipedia article (most surface aspect of oddity highlighted):

1939 – Adolf Hitler’s 50th birthday is celebrated as a national holiday in Nazi Germany.
1939 – Billie Holiday records the first Civil Rights song “Strange Fruit”.

Those events, attached to opposite poles of human and civil rights as it were, occurred on the same day.

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Rock and limb. The rock is so white that it’s difficult to not take a washed out picture of it beyond a certain distance.

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Jupiter (and *4* major moons) in telescope.*

This is the glade the white rock and limb are found in. I do not yet have a name for the stream that flows through this area. We’re about maybe a football field’s length away from Heart Lake here — quite close.

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As I’m writing and pondering the text for this post, I believe I may have come up with a kind of surface interpretation of all this. The rock *is* Jupiter, as it appears in *Galileo’s* telescope, where he first learned of its *4* moons. So the symbol “4” on the limb next to the rock can stand for both Jupiter (astrological symbol in the shape of a “4”) as a white circle/planet, as well as its 4 moons. It follows that the limb itself, although curved, is suppose to represent the telescope Galileo first saw Jupiter’s moons (as well as Saturn’s rings, sunspots, and the crescent of Venus). The “4” is on the limb, meaning Galileo saw these things *in* his telescope. Straighten out the easy curvature of this pine tree limb and it could take on the appearance of the scientist’s telescope from afar.

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1 of Galileo’s telescopes (notice the bend).

What of the “4-20”? Galileo’s telescope he used to first spy Jupiter’s moons was said to have a power of 30, so that doesn’t quite fit. Could refer to the famous “4 score and 7 years ago…” speech by Lincoln, since 20 is a score of years. This might go along with the holiday/Holiday double reference of April 20th concerning civil rights. I’ll thus leave that second, smaller “4” and accompanying 20 alone for now, and deal with something else that was pointed out to me through the quote at the bottom of this particular post. In the time Galileo saw all these things in his telescope, Earth was considered the *heart* of the Universe, which all else revolved around. Galileo’s finds helped (according to that article I quote) the furthering of a sun-centered Universe instead, an idea Galileo was famous for championing, and a public belief that eventually led to an arrest that restricted him to his house for the last portion of his life.

Does Heart Lake, then, represent The Sun that Galileo rightly believed usurps The Earth as the center or heart of our local system? Stuff of further thinking for sure.

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Yet another really cool, white-ish Sharieland rock, this one to the north of Heart Lake and just below Heart Line at about its center. Does it possibly represent Jupiter *again*??

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Circle on a nearby rock also reminding me of a planet.

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Another nearby rock with the shape of a 5 sided prism.

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The surface of yet another nifty rock in the area. More on all this soon.

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* More from the same page as this picture:

http://astronomyonline.org/solarsystem/galileanmoons.asp

From any telescope on Earth, a view of Jupiter and its four main moons are possible. Galileo Galilei, an Italian Astronomer, discovered the four moons of Jupiter in 1609 (along with the phases of Venus) using a new invention called a telescope.

More information can be found on the Galilean Moon Fact Sheet.

The discovery of the phases of Venus and the orbits of the four moons of Jupiter helped to add evidence of the Sun-centered Universe (heliocentric). For the longest time, scientists believed the Earth was at the heart of the Universe. We now know that we reside on the edge of an “average” spiral galaxy among a population of several galaxies that are members of the Universe – there is no center.

As seen from a small telescope on Earth, you may see Jupiter and its four main moons like this:

The four main moons of Jupiter are:

Io
Europa
Ganymede
Callisto

The image above shows, from left to right: Callisto, Ganymede, Europa, and Io. These sizes are accurate to each other. The orbits of the moons are seen below, and all four moons keep one face towards Jupiter – called Tidal Locking (like our Moon is tidal locked to the Earth).

Each of these satellites are different from each other. An example is the interiors:

The interior of Io (upper left) indicates a larger rock core, a mantle and crust. Europa(upper right) demonstrates an icy curst, a liquid ocean, a mantle and a smaller rocky core – possible metallic. Ganymede (lower left) is actually similar to Europa and may also possess a metallic core. Callisto (lower right) may have a core, but very small – the interior is thought to be water mixed with rock.

More details on each moon have been left to their own sections, but much of our knowledge is limited and will require further data analysis and collection.

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Sharieland Again 01

Cool view up toward the open space containing Herman’s Mansion from Head Line below.

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There’s definitely a considerable amount of poison ivy and poison oak (below) in the area, but moreso in the meadow between the path and the mansion, as I found out last Tuesday. More on that in a moment.

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Interesting rocks litter the area around Head Line and Heart Line below the mansion. I’ll make a more comprehensive study soon, perhaps even tomorrow and the day after that, which I’ve taken off from work for additional hiking fun. Can’t wait.

Below we have part of what I may call The Walls, in the vale directly below the center of Head Line, or what might be called the Zero or Null or Unnameable Vale.

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The following 3 stones or groups of stones are from the same vale, which runs from near the top of Head Line down to Heart Line and then beyond. Currently there is no flowing water in this particular valley until it reaches Heart Line.

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The rock seen below will soon be named, but I’m not sure what. It is prominently situated to the north of the vale’s middle, just above The Walls region. It rises up from the forest floor like an omphalos.

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Manmade grouping of stones near Head Line.

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Now we come to what appears to be a very important rock of Sharieland: what I originally thought might be *Eye* Rock but what I’m tempted now, in light of additional information gleaned in the meantime, to re-name Poke Rock.

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The hole in the rock that goes all the way through has literally been connected with a recent poke in my right hand by a pencil at work, coupled with several jabs by thorny bushes just above Herman Park’s Eye/Poke Rock the day before. But it can also be associated with the eye in the hand, and perhaps even Second Life itself and its eye-in-hand logo.

Some additional reasons for this association:

All the pokes mentioned above — 2 in Herman Park last Tuesday and 1 at work the following day — occurred in my right hand. The palmistry lines of the right hand happens to be the one that Herman Park/Sharieland “lines” or paths seem to conform with, not the lines of the left hand.

Below we have a picture of a rock immediately behind Eye/Poke Rock from this angle, which I’m tempted to call Poke Rock and leave Eye Rock as is. Poke Rock also seems to represent a face, perhaps one in pain or agony. I believe it could represent the brief agony of the hand poke I experienced, as Eye Rock represents the poke itself. The jab is more a mirror of Eye/Poke rocks than visa versa (stronger resonance creates weaker or secondary resonance); it is merely drawing my attention to them by a small but memorable, resonant experience (the poke, itself augmented by additional, smaller ones the day before). The eye of Eye Rock, where a hole projects all the way through to the other side, is itself on a line in the rock, which also appears like a mouth. This broader perspective, where the rock becomes a face, makes the eye a dimple in the rock directly above the tangential hole instead. The face itself appears shark-like or perhaps mole-like, with a long, extended nose; small, “beady” eye; and expressionless (straight) mouth. BUT, it also could be interpreted as *pencil* shaped… hmm, maybe I should rename this Pencil Rock.

Note as well that the two rocks can be juxtaposed in photos to make the pointed end of Eye Rock superimpose on either of the two “eyes” of Poke Rock. Curiouser and curiouser once again — Herman and Frank parks always have surprises in store just around the next corner.

In contrast, Poke Rock (below photo, again) has two distinct and much wider eyes, and an open mouth. It also contains a semblance of a nose with nostrils between the eyes.

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There is also the convincing appearance of nostrils in rocks on the other side of Eye Rock from Poke Rock, as if to reinforce or bolster my interpretation.

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Directly above this is a rock stacking of obviously man-made origin. Have others also been draw to these rocks in the past, perhaps even connecting them with contrasting faces as I have?

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Another interesting rock nearby; more pictures forthcoming tomorrow I hope. I’m going to be very tempted, I believe, to call the small, sunken area around Pencil Rock/Poke Rock the Sunk Lands or just Sunk Lands, per the St. Francis Sunklands.. We’ll see how it plays out soon enough.

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What I’m calling Smiley Rock for obvious reasons, a bit downhill from Pencil Rock/Poke Rock.

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But to my short story about poison ivy/oak: So I had taken the pictures seen above, including Pencil Rock, and was attempting to hike uphill from Heart Line back to Head Line so that I could follow it to the western meadow and back to my car parked beyond it. What I believe happened in the ensuing effort is that I overshot the eastern end of Head Path, going too far north and east, and ended up in a meadow with increasing amounts of poison ivy and oak as I hiked up into it, to my exasperation. It was as I attempted to dodge some of the yellowing but perhaps still potent leaves of the stuff that I accidentally poked my thumb with the aforementioned thorns from a bush or several bushes. Well, I did managed to make it up the meadow to a road running in front of Herman Mansion without further harm, only to find this sign beside it. Seems like I’m not the only one to notice the profusion of poison ivy/oak in the area. Didn’t manage to contract the rash either, but I washed my pants and socks and scrubbed my legs when returning home.

Note that lead (as in the pencil lead that poked my palm the day after this) is also a poison.

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Possible Palmistry Connections…

Cheiro

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheiro

Cheiro: Palmistry for All at Project Gutenberg

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20480/20480-h/20480-h.htm

INSERT: Picture of my hand I accidentally poked at work with a pencil on the Life Line, a day after being poked several times in the same hand by thorns while above the Head Line itself in Herman Park. I noted the connection between the multiple pokings at the time, but didn’t realize until just now, in looking down at my hand, that the last poke occurred precisely on the Life Line. The other pokes from the day before came on the thumb of the other hand (right).

I’m wondering if this poked point on the Life Line represents The Present, or a specific point in Herman Park, perhaps the position of Shark Rock or what I now may call *Poke Rock*, which has an actual hole going all the way through it.

Also confusing to me now is that, traditionally, palmistry’s *Head Line* lies below the Heart Line apparently, contrary to what some Internet sites say. So, top to bottom: Heart Line, Head Line, and then Life Line as the 3 major lines of the hand.

I also wanted to re-examine the Hand map of Baxter County Arkansas talked about before in relation to Sharieland (May post).

Here’s the original source:

http://ozarkshistory.blogspot.com/2010_12_01_archive.html

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Eye in Hand.

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Hucka D.:

Closest to Herman[‘s Mansion]. Dewey defeats Truman. Dewey is Herman. Head Line includes. Um. 2 Hermans on either end. Trumann near Herman Arkansas.

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Interesting: “H E A D” and “lines” (grid overlay).

http://www.datasync.com/~rsf1/sfran.htm

Position of Trumann, Arkansas related to this grid. It lies basically in the exact center on the western edge.

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Translation: these grid lines are all *head lines*, like the famous Chicago Tribune’s “Dewey Wins”. This is also the location of the St. Francis *Sunk Lands*.

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New Madrid Earthquakes as Seen Through Dark Glasses

In the known history of the world, no other earthquakes have lasted so long or produced so much evidence of damage as the New Madrid earthquakes. Three of the earthquakes are on the list of America’s top earthquakes: the first one on December 16, 1811, a magnitude of 8.1 on the Richter scale; the second on January 23, 1812, at 7.8; and the third on February 7, 1812, at as much as 8.8 magnitude.

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Detail from above map, zooming in. Notice that two names within the St. Francis Sunk Lands involve the two objects that poked my hand several days ago: Thorn [School] and Lead [Fork], situated within 1 mile of each other. These resonate with the thorny bushes that stung my thumb twice, and the lead in the pencil that poked my palm. Notice also there are *2 separate* Lead Forks on this map, not far apart, as if to reinforce this resonance. Am I stretching it? I don’t think so — just being a completist.

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Robert Fritzius, the author of the attached article, noticed the repeated Lead Forks as well, along with some other name oddities within his pinpointing grid. I’ll quote them here, which includes queer info on Panther Island:

The clear cut area near the north end of Hatchie Coon Island was apparently a Homestead Settlement back in 1908. It is accessible from the east via Craighead County Road 82, which is also known as Hatchie Coon Road. [Added 06 Jan 2006.]

About a mile east of the homestead settlement just mentioned, is an area known as Panther Island. This area is enclosed inside an oval on the topo map. Shawnee Chief Tecumseh is credited with prophesying that a continent shaking catastrophe would occur on December 16th 1811. The name Tecumseh means Panther in the sky. Anybody having knowledge of how Panther Island came to have that name please contact the author. (Does Indian history in any way connect Chief Tecumseh with Lake St. Francis?) [Added 28 Feb 2006.]

He continues…

At the bottom of the section of the USGS topo map, shown just above, there is a ditch located along the inside edge of the eastern levee which borders the St. Francis sunk lands. The ditch is labled “Iron Mines Creek.” (This name is enclosed in a elongated vertical ellipse.) Anybody having knowledge as to whether there ever were iron mines in the St. Francis Lake area, and if so, where they were, please contact the page author. Also, on the St. Francis river, itself, near the former southern boundary of St. Francis Lake, are two annotations, “Lead Fork.” (These are enclosed in the shorter horizonatal ellipses.) If anybody knows what the meaning of these notations are, especially if the words “Lead” pertain to the metallic element bearing the same name, please contact page author. [See correspondent’s comments below.]
[Added 26 Feb 2006.]

According to Scott May, a member of the Hatchie Coon Hunting and Fishing Club, Inc., the 1849 meander line (shown on the 1956 topo map above) is a misnomer, because when the surveyors came in the winter of 1849, the water was too deep in the area near Hatchie Coon. This fact is reflected on the surveyor’s notes available in the State Land Office in Little Rock, AR. [Added 08 Aug 2006.]

According to May, the southern “lead fork” is locally known as “Stud Horse Run,” and the fact that the same name appears in two different locations may be a mapping error. He says (with respect to the word lead, as in lead forks) “It is definitely lead as in the metal. I have never heard it pronounced as in to “lead” the horse to water.” [Added 08 Aug 2006.]

The hunting and fishing club, mentioned above, is located on the west side of the St. Francis river, southwest of the lower “lead fork.” On the 1956 topo map, it is located inside the red rectangle. [Added 09 Aug 2006.]

If there were any lead or iron mines, however temporary, in the Hatchie Coon/Saint Francis Lake area, then there may be old photographs, news clippings, or other narrative materials relating to them. These could be tucked away in albums or stored in other keepsake stashes. Any readers who can find any materials of this nature, which provide dates, names, locations, etc., of the mines, is heartily encouraged to contact the author. They can be incorporated on this webpage. [Added 08 Aug 2006.]

More info about an attached theory concerning a comet that passed by Earth at the same time the New Madrid earthquakes occurred by Fritzius:

http://www.datasync.com/~rsf1/1811.htm

He and others speculate the two events could be connected, and that the St. Francis Sunk Lands is the result of a meteor impact that caused the earthquakes (!). And of course, coming from my direction again, there’s the whole tie-in with Second Life’s Sunklands, but that’s too much info to cram into this post.

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Updates…

Busy time of the year for me, relatively speaking. I’ve just completed not 1 but 2 of what I call carrcasses on this here blog, and have debuted both to tiny audiences in the last week. One more is on the way even, a smaller affair of about 1/2 an hour or so. Carrcasses are a very large subject in and of themselves, a lot of which I can’t speak about in this forum. But they’ve certainly kept me occupied since early September, along with fall hiking season and attached F&HE! blog post generation. I need to also edit photos tonight.

Carrcass energy hasn’t been at this level since 2007, I feel. Then along with all this I’ve kept my Second Life VWX Town around through October at least, and probably beyond now.

But the hiking part might slow down considerably, since I threw out my back a bit yesterday. I don’t think I can chance walking around my usual rougher terrain this weekend, despite it being *perfect* weather (darnit!). But I’m rolling with the punches, and still may set up a toy happening around what’s called Heart Lake in flatter territory. If so, the place I set up — on a small, rocky beachy area — seems to be named Myst or Mysten or Mystel, relatable to Secret Garden’s Mistlethwaite. I had Elton John’s “Blue Eyes” playing in my head while exploring Heart Lake day before yesterday, and when I re-stumbled upon this small beachy area (found a number of years ago but then not revisited until now).

What toys to take? I’m thinking small autos and trucks — just let the characters interact with the land. If it comes to be, this will be quite different from Billfork or Lion’s Roar or Falmouth, my most recent such happenings (although perhaps closest in spirit to the latter?). We better bring in Hucka D.

bb:

What is the name of the town on the beach, Hucka D.?

Hucka D.:

Myst. Somtimes[ spelled]: Mist. (Hucka D. spells out both) Your GNIRPS should be back in action soon.

bb: (after checking)

But not tonight. Maybe tomorrow.

Hucka D.:

Take all the toys you need. What do you think occurred there? Is this Sharieland Central?

bb:

It’s important. Heart Lake is important.

Hucka D.:

Sharies descended from Herman’s Mansion [in the Sky — to them] and found their way to Heart Lake and also Head Lake. Some stayed in [Bedrock] close to the mansion, on Head Line. They stayed at the top of *Negative One* Vale. The others moved to the top of *Null* Vale, which naturally acted as a siphon to lower elevations.

bb:

Hmm — meaning that they passed down the Null Vale toward Heart and Head Lakes.

Hucka D.:

Correct. Setting up settlements all along the way, but not as concentrated as [Bedrock].

bb:

Hucka D., we’ve already attached the name [Bedrock] to a Yellow Down location in Green Oz at Wealthy Mtn.

Hucka D.:

Related. But not as old. Head Line’s [Bedrock] is older. The Way came, and the old power gave way — *way* — to the new power. Lisa The Vegetarian took control from the owner still in Herman’s Mansion at the time. An agreement was forged. Handshakes… There was a meeting, several in fact. Herman’s wife Lilly knew of St. Lisa. Lilly…

bb:

Lilly was greatly disturbed by the coming of The Way, which effectively split Herman Park in two.

Hucka D.:

Herman Park was *made* at that point, per Lisa’s plan overseen by Marty.

bb:

And we’ve established that Marty is a variant of McCartney — Paul.

Hucka D.:

The same.

bb:

And their connection comes through a Simpsons episode.

Hucka D.:

Correct[ once more].

bb:

Go ahead…

Hucka D.:

You don’t not yet fully understand that these events actually happened and are as real as you and me talking *here*.

bb:

In Nowhereville (smiles).

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[The origin of] Frank Park is still a mystery to me, Hucka.

Hucka D.:

Frank Park is more a mirror of Herman, as Frankenstein parodies Herman Munster.

bb:

I think that’s actually the opposite[ thing going on here].

Hucka D.:

No (pause).

bb:

What of Herman himself? He had passed away long before the coming of The Way.

Hucka D.:

Doesn’t [really] matter. He was in on the agreement. He had to be. The original purpose of the mansion and the grounds was as a functional estate. This yielded to recreational purposes, and finally a deep, mythological story of considerable…

bb:

Depth?

Hucka D.:

You. And Lisa. And Marty. And Herman and Lilly. And… someone else.

bb:

2E2E.

Hucka D.:

Wallace, yes.

bb:

So getting back to the formation of Herman Park, Lisa set up Head, Heart, Hand, Health. With Health spinning the opposite way because it was on the opposite side of The Way from all the others.

Hucka D.:

All this was set up *at once*, as it were. As it is. As it will be and is and was. WIS.

bb:

I’m having trouble quite grasping that.

Hucka D.:

Because you are limited to time-space. Even in death you do not escape this cloistering gravity.

bb:

So I guess Herman and Lilly had trouble with[ the concept] as well.

Hucka D.:

They understood [the concept of] Munster MASHup. (Hucka D. clarifies that spelling, once more)

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bb:

Of course. *Flat top*!

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http://www.lyricstime.com/roger-waters-the-tide-is-turning-lyrics.html

I used to think the world was flat
Rarely threw my hat into the crowd
I felt I had used up my quota of yearning
Used to look in on the children at night
In the glow of their Donald Duck light
And frighten myself with the thought of my little ones burning
But, oh, oh, oh, the tide is turning
The tide is turning

Satellite buzzing through the endless night
Exclusive to moonshots and world title fights
Jesus Christ, imagine what it must be earning
Who is the strongest
Who is the best
Who holds the aces
The East
Or the West
This is the crap our children are learning

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Munster/Monster

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monster_group

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monstrous_moonshine#Why_.22monstrous_moonshine.22.3F

The term “monstrous moonshine” was coined by Conway, who, when told by John McKay in the late 1970s that the coefficient of {q} (namely 196884) was precisely the dimension of the Griess algebra (and thus exactly one more than the degree of the smallest faithful complex representation of the Monster group), replied that this was “moonshine” (in the sense of being a crazy or foolish idea).[1] Thus, the term not only refers to the Monster group M; it also refers to the perceived craziness of the intricate relationship between M and the theory of modular functions.

However, “moonshine” is also a slang word for illegally distilled whiskey, and in fact the name may be explained in this light as well.[citation needed] The Monster group was investigated in the 1970s by mathematicians Jean-Pierre Serre, Andrew Ogg and John G. Thompson; they studied the quotient of the hyperbolic plane by subgroups of SL2(R), particularly, the normalizer Γ0(p)+ of Γ0(p) in SL(2,R). They found that the Riemann surface resulting from taking the quotient of the hyperbolic plane by Γ0(p)+ has genus zero if and only if p is 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 41, 47, 59 or 71. When Ogg heard about the Monster group later on, and noticed that these were precisely the prime factors of the size of M, he published a paper offering a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey to anyone who could explain this fact.[2]

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Sharieland Once More 01

With several days of clear weather ahead, I enter the meat of my Fall Hiking Season. I begin at Heart Lake… at the very start we have confusion, for there are actually *2* nearby but different pools of water named Heart in Sharieland. The below picture depicts the one nearest Head Lake, which is more the actual shape of a heart. I cannot give the full story of this pool for privacy reasons, but I wanted to include a picture of it in this blog anyway. The 2nd, larger and less heart-shaped Heart pool lies about 150 yards behind the tree with the red leaves in the center. That’s what I call Heart Lake; we’ll just call this Heart Pool to differentiate the two.

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Sign next to Heart Pool warning about past pesticide use in Herman Park, specifically mentioning the poisons arsenic and lead.

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This picture is of the sole feeder stream of Heart Lake, reached by walking through a cow pasture behind Head Lake and attached Heart Pool. The quite green stream is mere feet from emptying its waters into the still pool, situated just offshot to the right.

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And then just upstream from the above location we find a very important place for Fall Hiking Season: what I originally called Myst or Mysten but have probably changed to Philo, partially in honor of my Second Life home sim of Philudoria. It’s a unique site on the as yet unnamed stream (I suppose I could call this Heart Stream?), being a larger, beachy spot dotted with small and large rocks in an otherwise marshier, non-beach and nony-rocky area. Distance from Heart Lake here: about 20 yards. We’ll return to this spot soon for some toy avatar adventures. Stay tuned!

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Below we have a larger rock perched on the opposite end of the same marshy area above south of Heart Lake. We look directly toward Philo here, but cannot make out the beach because of the tallness of intervening plants.

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This is the cow pasture separating Heart Pool/Head Lake and Heart Lake, taken from the earthen Heart Lake dam. Mist is beginning to roll in.

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Shot from the same spot, looking the opposite direction across Heart Lake toward Philo.

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Path beside Heart Lake eventually leading to the white “Jupiter” rock and accompanying pine branch discussed in this earlier Sharieland post.

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A not-so-successfully hidden deer spotted on the way to the Jupiter area. He stands in the stream that enters “Heart Stream” between Heart Lake and Heart Pool, near where an interesting waterfall forms that I haven’t even taken pictures of yet for this blog. So many picture to take, so little relative time!

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The Jupiter rock again, with the branch’s “4” still beside it.

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Heart Lake as the mist comes even closer.

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Interesting triangle of pine trees seen from Philo. Pyramid shaped, even.

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Bigger rock pictured in several places above, looking across the marsh from Philo. Must get a name for it — Heart Rock seems too obvious and unimaginative. Maybe *Earth* Rock (Earth being an anagram of Heart). But, then, is Heart Lake itself actually Earth Lake? See here for a comparison of Heart Lake both with Earth and The Sun, but perhaps more the former now. Translation (if so): Earth = Heart. Earth and Heart are direct anagrams of each other, and the only other word that fits this category is “Hater”.

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Misty Heart Lake.

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Rock crossing at the north end of Philo. It’s a good guess that this is human made, but I’m not sure the reason why except for fun and games — know all about those reasons, for certain!

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Another cluster of rocks on Heart Stream (sole feeder stream of Heart Lake). Or is that Earth Stream? Anyhoot, this is at conjunction of two streams actually, Heart and its own main tributary running down the hill from the northwest. The below pictured rocky patch is not nearly as large and interesting as Philo, which lies about 30 yards downstream.

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A delapidated Sharieland cow enclosure, no longer used.

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There are all kinds of interesting looking rocks littering the fields and woods of Sharieland. I’ll have to make a detailed map soon.

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This particular rock is found right on the Heart Line, and has been depicted in the F and H E! Blog several times previous to this. It seems to convey a message, perhaps as part of a map itself. It lies between +1 and +2 valleys on this line/path. More on -2, -1, Null, +1, +2, +3, +4 valleys running from Head Line down to Heart Line very soon.

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The remainder of the pictures from this blog post come from Vale +2, and specifically an area I seem to want to call Sunklands or Sunk Lands, originally in these earlier posts on the subject here and here.

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Unnamed rock looking like a small grave marker.

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Heart o’ Sunklands.

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Unusual rock at this heart.

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Briars weaving around the tree trunk seen 2 pictures above.

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Poke Rock — notice the 2 “eyes” and the gaping mouth.

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http://www.collativelearning.com/the%20shining%20-%20chap%2012.html

Not as gaping as the Danny’s mouth in the above still from The Shining movie, but I thought I would include since it seemed weird that the picture came up at the top of an image search for “gaping mouth” just accomplished. I’ve mentioned The Shining in several more recent blog posts, and actually gave a link for the home page for the article that photo is from here. I’ve also read all of these articles by Ager recently.

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Smaller tree twisting around larger tree off the Head Line or Head Path.

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Another interesting tree off this same path.

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Yet another, whose trunk grows around a rock. I didn’t take a detailed photo, though.

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Interesting fall maple leaf, with rocks near the top of Negative 2 vale behind it, I believe. We’re still on Head Line for this picture.

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Head Line’s central tree, once more. Must figure out what type it is.

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A photo of a Boulder (town) ruin, shot while taking the long route back to my car this beautiful day.

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Back on Head Line — this may have been the next day — we have the eastern edge of what I’m calling, for now, Original Bedrock (name subject to quick change). I see it as an ancient Sharie population place where they first carved a *true*, independent niche away from Herman Mansion and immediate environs. Herman Mansion, to us humans, would only be about a football field’s length away up the hill and to the right here.

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The center of Original Bedrock, right on Head Line. Was this community called Trumann, after the famous *headline*, “Dewey Wins”?

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Details of center.

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Details. It could be that I set up a toy happening sometime in the future in an attempt to psychically trace out more of this “Trumann.” And actually this was the second or backup choice this fall for such an art event, eventually losing out to Philo at Heart Lake.

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Rock situated on western edge of “Trumann.”

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Probably from the same spot, looking back toward central “Trumann”.

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That oh so central Head Line bush again of undetermined species.

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Looking up the hill just beyond toward Herman’s Mansion, clearly in view in person but not showing up in the photo. I’ll have to try again later with a different camera setting.

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Head Line’s central tree of unknown species, once more.

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Shot from a little further down the hill. We’ve properly entered the Null Vale here, considered the most sacred valley directly descending the hill below Herman’s Mansion for most Sharies.

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What appears to be man-made rock stackings in the Null Vale (NV).

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Null Vale rock wall, this time natural and also more impressive. At some point (not this fall, most likely), I will make a very detailed map of NV and perhaps Sharieland as a whole. The latter could come sooner than the former.

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A shockingly stark “fairy house” in a NV tree.

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Nearby is a twinned tree trunk with a queerly projecting limb. Reminds me of a unicorn’s horn.

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Same tree with accompanying rocks.

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Nearby rock wall.

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Another bit of man-made rock wall nearby, closer to what we’ve seemingly designated as Trumann in this here blog, or perhaps actually part of Trumann.

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Trumann rocks. And it does!

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Longer shot of that Null Valley fairy residence.

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This nearby, bright red rock caught my eye…

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… I soon learned that it perhaps indicated an even more interesting rock, lodged in-between two larger rocks, perhaps by accident, perhaps by man, perhaps by something not an accident but also not by man. Aliens I’m speaking of here (once more). Let’s take a closer look.

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A rock just below, and just beside the red “pointer” rock discussed in the last post of this series, seemed to provide a natural, flat platform area on which to scrutinize the stone in question more closely.

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I noticed a small but quite clear white “face”, which seems to be a spider web… maybe. Nothing else like that atall on the rest of the rock front…

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… or back. Hucka D. has since indicated that this face has something to do with a lake named Mysten on an island off the southern coast of Sweden, a pool of water with 3 strategically placed islands which also act as a face, and of a similar proportion. The white face on this rock seems to be smiling, almost as if welcoming me (to its rock). The term Mysten has also been connected to the beach-y area near Heart Lake where a culminating toy happening took place last month.

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Aforementioned red “pointing” rock with an oppositely colored, cyan rock nearby. This blue-ish rock lies almost directly underneath “Mysten” Rock. No… Hucka D. says the rock is not Mysten, but sort of Mysten backwards. Is it Earth? I ask him. No, he replies. He says we should get back to generating text for this blog post, and talk to each other later. He’s usually right about things more often than not, so we’ll press forward and leave the mystery of Mysten Stone behind for now.

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I placed the rock back where I found it as exactly as possible. Several days later I reexamined the rock, and I’ll talk about that in a blog post coming up.

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Just uphill from this Mysten mystery rock we have another interesting stone, which takes the appearance of a fish or perhaps dolphin. It even seems to have a little, beady eye in the right spot for the illusion.

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Platform Rock, once more, where I sat Mysten Rock down for examination and found its little smiley face formation. The orange rock directly to the left of Platform Rock here also helped lead my eye toward Mysten Rock initially. Just after seeing the orange rock, I spied the redder rock, or Pointer Rock. And then Mysten Rock itself. It all unfolded very quickly, as many mystical events do.

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There are other interesting rocks in the area for sure, but the focus was on Mysten Rock. I’m tempted to call the area Kermit, seemingly linked to Kermit, Kentucky surrounded by Lovely, Beauty, and Warfield. Paul Warfield is a famous Miami Dophin, and a Warfield, Virginia just happens to be near one of the few US Dolphin population places. The smiling face reminds me of Kermit the Frog, but the (puppet-like) *mouth* of Dolphin Rock seems to be the other half of the association — the smiley face, by itself, just doesn’t seem to complete the analogy and make it Kermit. So my reasoning is that the whole cluster of rocks here must be Kermit. More on that soon as I have a chance to ponder more upon it, hand on chin.*

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Omphalos Rock again.

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Looking up the Null Valley of Sharieland toward The Walls, a series of low rock walls situated between Heart and Head Lines. Hard to get a good picture of them — perhaps I’ll try again in the winter when all the plants are dead. The Walls/ Null Vale is a very important region of Sharieland and also Herman Park as a whole. This is where the Sharies declared true independence from Herman, Lilly and their mansion, alongside the Truemann town at the top of the next vale to the south (One or Won Vale).

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A Null Vale beetle enjoying a nice stroll through the rocks.

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Looking up toward The Walls from just below Heart Line.

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The Walls from further down the hill; the Sharie rock temple can just be made out in the mid-foreground, first discussed here in the F&HE! blog before its more recent, partial collapse.

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Prominent holly tree in the meadow to the south of Null Valley, below Heart Line again.

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Looking down the same meadow toward Heart Lake in the distance. We’ll be spending a lot of time there for the duration of this little Sharieland series of posts.

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Wider grassy path — not far from Heart Lake now, still heading downhill. I’ll have to make a map of this area asap. I promise, dear reader or readers.

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And now we’ve arrived back at the edge of Philo, where the culminating toy event will appear within a matter of days. Can you sense the electricity already?

The beach area that defines the meat of Philo can be brightly seen through the twisting rhododendron branches; an interesting angle into it. A person (like me) might be playing with his (or her — but it’s really me) toys in the sun at Philo, and not even be aware of someone sitting on this perch here, cloaked behind the dark fence of rhodo plants.

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Peaking through the same tangle of rhododendron into Philo proper. The dark hump of dirt in the foreground reminded me of the Mysten Rock earlier found in Null Vale up the hill from here, just to note an association I made at the time.

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Earth (or Erath or maybe Hater) Creek, the feeder stream of Heart Lake. This is just on the edge of Philo proper, beach to left and rhododendrons to right. There’s also a spring that merges with this creek immediately to the right of the below photo’s field of vision.

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Philo proper. And the appearance of the first toy there: a light green or sea green truck. And the first problem: the beachy area was just rocky enough to impede the truck’s progress across it. A road making crew would soon come to the rescue, thanks to a stop at the local General Dollar Store. Hang on truckie!

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Yes, cows have definitely frequented this place, witnessed by these two large patties (foreground center and background center). And a particular cow Hucka D. has come to call Hater would make a decisive visit soon as well.

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Philo Ford, just beyond the patties. Again, not sure who could have placed these aligned rocks in Earth (or Erath or Hater) Creek. I think we can rule out cows. I think.

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Earth (or Erath or Hater) Rock as seen through the tops of plants lining the Philo beach, and across a marshy area seeming to define a kind of pseudo-delta for Earth (or Erath or Hater) Creek as it empties into Heart Lake. This is one of the larger rocks of the area, and is first discussed in this post.

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Pink flowering knotweed plant at Philo.

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More knotweed plants. They kind of lined the whole eastern edge of the beach area.

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Looking toward the ford at Philo from closer to the ground. This area contains the largest cluster of rocks on the beach — a “downtown” of sorts.

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Pyramid shaped grove of pine trees seen from Philo, once more. An almost identical picture, as it turns out, can be found toward the bottom of the Sharieland Once More 01 post.

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Down the middle of Philo runs a low ridge of dirt covered with various plants. I see it as Philo’s “Central Park”.

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Ground level views into this park, looking more from the perspective of a toy avatar, say.

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Bit of porcelain on the edge of this ridge…

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… and also part of a brick.

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The conjunction of “Earth” Creek and feeder spring at Philo. Notice the nail in the central wooden stick — I had to use a flash to get a focused picture of it. Downside: it’s a bit of a washed out photo.

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That clump of dirt again which reminds me of the Mysten Rock from Null Vale.

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Philo’s stream with overhanging rhododendron branches.

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Sunlit Philo seen through the screen of rhododendrons once more. This would be a kind of Philo West, then.

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Another spring feeding into Earth Stream just a bit north of Philo.

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Bush with blue-black berries near the conjunction of Earth Stream and a primary feeder stream. Okay, *must* nail down names for these streams and pools. 1st, Heart Lake *is* nailed down, and then the main feeder stream of this lake is *Earth* Stream (as I’ve been calling it in the description of the last several photos anyhoot). Then the prominent rock lying near the mouth of Earth Stream, where it empties into Heart Lake, is called *Erath* Rock. *Now*, Philo itself may have been called Mysten at one point in its mythical, mystical past. Maybe Erath as well (after the rock?). It is said that Hater the Cow rearranged or reversed the “r” and “a” of Earth to make the word instead Erath, in his hate and spite of Earth and life in general. Hater may even represent *all* cows, or at least those possessed with this consuming hate. Hater (single cow now) seems to despise lazy animals or lazy humans, which is really only a projection of his own laziness that he loathes. A toy avatar sitting and watching others do the hard labor around him would represent a target to this mad cow, then. More on that soon (!)

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Beautiful spot inside the pine grove on the edge of the Earth Stream delta, a grove which appears pyramid-shaped from Philo itself as discussed previously. Does the shape of the grove somehow purposely mirror the general shape of deltas in general? Had to be asked, it seems.

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Interesting rock decorated with bright moss and lichen just outside the grove, on the “path” to Erath (Rock).

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Looking across the Earth Stream Delta from Erath Rock toward Philo, lying just before the front of rhododendron plants and hidden by intervening weeds from this angle, once more.

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Back in the Delta Grove — obvious appellation to be given.

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Earth Delta: Erath Rock to left, and Philo just off shot to right.

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Back in Philo, and the little, light green truck that couldn’t…

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… until the big boys moved in with their earth moving and shaping talents. We’re talking Cat power here, toy style. Specifically we’re looking at a dump truck, a bulldozer, and a roller or soil compactor.

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Mossman, leader of my collection of toy avatars, decided to send his right hand man Red Skeleton in to supervise the construction labor and ensuing toy happening.

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Also present were several dinosaurs…

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… a muscular toy-man with heavy sideburns who merely sat in his folding chair while others around him did the work…

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… a foam cow who was assigned to look out for real cows and give a loud warning moo if any were spotted…

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What an honor! Super famous toy avatars Woody and Buzz Lightyear from the Toy Story franchise flew in on their Pink Piggy mid-morning to see what all the fuss was about over here at Herman Park. Woody, at least, would stay for the duration of the toy happening, and even accompanied me to Null Vale, although he decided not to remove himself from my coat pocket. Later on, he stated he had an irrational fear of wild animals hiding within all those rocks he could see while peeking out from the pocket. Shame.

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Back in Philo: dump truck, bulldozer and roller hard at work in the morning sun.

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In contrast, Lazy Sideburn Man just sits in his folding chair taking all the action around him in, and with an occasional arm stretching being his only type of exercise.

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Ellie the Elephant, a refuge from the Psychic Zoo Stew, helps with moving some of the larger rocks.

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Woody and Buzz’s transport of choice these days, The Pink Piggie, made a dramatic entrance from the east about 9:40am to deftly land on one of the highest and sandiest (read: safest) spots at Philo Beach. Is this see-through pig sentient like Buzz and Woody themselves? Turns out, according to both, that this is so; it is another toy avatar on equal footing with anyone or anything else appearing on the beach today. I wonder if he’s kin to Hamm from Toy Story?

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Philo Beach, looking toward the stepping stone ford across Earth Stream.

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The below pictures are from the visit to upper Sharieland this day that Woody accompanied me on, albeit only “in pocket”. The first picture is of an interestingly patterned Null Vale rock with fronting knotweed. Null Vale and other valleys connecting Heart and Head Lines are full of such interesting rocks. And ultra paranoid Woody, constantly shouting from my coat, seemed to think there was a lion, tiger or bear hiding behind each and every one of ’em.

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Picture taken from the same spot, looking back toward the meadow from whence we came.

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Rock with interesting patch of sunlight shining within. Details of this interior actually show up better on the photo than in person, which is the reverse of norm. Woody thought it was a cave demon.

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The Walls of Null Vale.

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Revisiting Mysten Rock, which Woody was curious to see as well from the safe confines of my coat pocket. When I took the rock and placed it on Platform Rock again, as I’d done several days before, some kind of insect (6 legged creature) appeared on one side, and a spider (8 legged) on the opposite side. Woody was terrified of each, not suprisingly. More surprising is that he couldn’t tell the difference between the two, nor that I’d flipped the rock around, even after demonstrating this to him. For Woody, the rock seeemed to be without dimension, as it were, like a Flatland.

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Woody actually fainted for a spell when spying this trapped face in a rock. I was glad to have the small space of peace, actually. Again, this “face” showed up better on the photo than in person.

Add this, for sure, to the oddity rocks I’ve encountered this fall hiking season, and I need to create a post dealing exclusively with that batch. Very soon I promise!

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A neighboring rock to the one above with the trapped man. Egads.

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One valley over to the north exists this deeper swatch of erosion. This would be Won Valley (not One Valley). I’ll have to wait until another time to go into detail about its rocks. That might be another whole series in and of itself. Moving on, then…

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Two more shot from Won Valley, the first of an interesting sheet of water pouring below a rock that caught my eye…

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… and then a quick shot inside a bramble of bushes surrounding the stream just below Heart Line…

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… before Woody and I moved back to Philo beach to get an update on the progress there.

Toy avatars don’t seem to do much when I’m not around to oversee them, so I wasn’t surprised that not a lot of work was accomplished back in Philo on the road. So I gently admonished the bunch of ’em, and told foreman Red Skeleton to crack the whip and get the highway done so that I could test out some trucks and cars on it. Soon the Cat equipment was revving up their engines and back to the task of shoveling, hauling, and rolling. By the time I took the below picture, a main road through Philo had been basically created all the way up to Pink Piggie, about half the job.

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The foam cow who was supposed to be on the lookout for the much larger, meat versions of itself had fallen asleep, and needed rousing as well. The beginning of the road can be seen just behind him, or the part of Philo closest to Heart Lake (background).

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Just in front of this, we have Foreman Red Skeleton (left) with some kind of blue herbivorous dinosaur, perhaps a brontosaurus, Lazy Sideburn Man (center) and Foam Cow and several cars (right).

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Move it, move it!

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Red, Bronto, and Lazy (as we’ll call them) with a piece of porcelain dug up by the workers in their midst.

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Avatar view of the work being accomplished, with Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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Moving away from Philo again, I ran across this very interesting double wall — a channel, really — a bit up Earth Stream, before it enters basically impenetrable rhrododendron fields.

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Earth Stream just upstream from Philo, at the upper edge of its soggy delta area.

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Ellie, once more, and the rocks she’s moved, seemingly.

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An annoucement by Red Skeleton: The Road is Done! A car is nominated for a usability test. I believe Red selected this car because it was the same color as himself. A privilege!

The car’s made it to the T-Rex, and so far so good. But there’s at least 2/3rds of the road to go.

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A tricky spot between two larger stones. They mark the entrance to a mini-gorge of sorts as well. Careful!

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Red car’s about halfway to the end. Notice the blue speck of glass glinting in the foreground. Not placed there by me.

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Woody looks on. He’s also keeping one eye on the thick and dark rhododendron behind him for possible wild things approaching. Turns out he had good reasons for fear!

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Red car passing a knotweed plant.

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Bigger Philo rocks off the high side of its highway. Ellie the Elephant may have handled some of these.

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Still chugg’n along.

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The 2 present Philo cow patties again.

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Reddie’s reached the end! The fantastic news is passed down the line from the Cat equipment on. Pink Piggie gives out a series of loud victory snorts.

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Two more cars of similar size follow the red one all the way down the highway to the end. Then the larger gray vehicle below tests it out. No problem for him (or her) atall, with its much bigger and higher wheels.

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Satisfied that the highway can serve its function, Woody explores a bit of the central park-like region of Philo, finding a giant hole (to him) just beyond. What is it?

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Epilogue:

On this same day, I returned to Philo for one last visit after taking the above photos and exploring more in the surrounding hills. I found a cow peacefully grazing about 20 yards from the beachy area. Hucka D. later indicated that this is the one and only Hater the Cow, who hates laziness, even though it itself a particularly lazy variety of its species. Psychological projection we’re talking about here. In Philo I began to gather up my toys for departure. All were exactly in the same condition I left them except for one: Lazy Sideburn Man, who was completely demolished, limbs and pieces of torso found in a tight circle beside his still intact folding chair. I was so shocked by the spectacle that I forgot to get my camera out for a picture to record for this blog. It was obvious to me that the cow must have singled this one toy out from all the rest to wreck havoc on. But it didn’t make sense (and still doesn’t): Wouldn’t a hulking cow knock over at least one or two of the many other toys standing on this beach? I must reinforce that Lazy Sideburn Man was *destroyed*, while none of the other toys were even touched. This event must be included, in my opinion, with the other woods mysteries I’ve encountered down through the years now. I’ll try to remember to take at least a photo of the pieces I found of the toy on the beach.

So ends our “Sharieland Once More” series of posts. I hope you enjoyed them. I certainly had fun taking all the pictures and playing with the toys.

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A brief…

… chat with Hucka D. concerning Frank and Herman Parks, VWX Town, carrcasses, and other stuff.

Hucka D.:

Ooops. Time’s up.

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Funny.

Hucka D.:

No: real.

bb:

Then no comments today about any of those important blog subjects?

Hucka D.:

You have come from several directions to the rim of Frank/Herman responsibilities.

bb:

Responsibilities?

Hucka D.:

Just go with it[ for now].

bb:

What are these?

Hucka D.:

The latest is Philo, formerly Myst or Mysten[ Myst plural as I understand].

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bb:

Is that it?

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http://www.panoramio.com/photo/48431605

Hucka D.:

Yes!

bb:

How?

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https://bakerbloch.wordpress.com/2013/10/20/sharieland-once-more-05/

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Herman…

… gives way to Trumann.

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Lilly 01

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Lilly, PA on Little Conemaugh River.

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Lilly, PA; Munster, PA

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