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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Welcome back!

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Thank you, Craig!

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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Missed your work and glad you are back.

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Thank you, Terry — I'm glad, too.

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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

I think you have found your place. Congrats.

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Thank you, Gary! The project we worked on together was one of the very first websites I ever designed. So wonderful to hear from you again!

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Jan 20, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

I am known to visit your part of the world and may just stop to check out your spot in passing. Till then, all the best. I have been retired for four years and enjoy it more with each passing day.

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Jan 21, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

BTW, Jonathan, checked out your genealogy link and was interested in the Vanderbilt thread. I suspect a relative of mine -- from Greenfield by way of South Deerfield and Whately -- hooks at least peripherally into your gene pool. Sarah "Sally" Sanderson Vanderbilt (1878-1954) married William Dunham Vanderbilt (1872-1945) of NYC, where they lived until retiring ca. 1931 to a country estate in Heath MA. She graduated from Smith College, met her husband in NYC and was married in Greenfield MA. A cursory search was unsuccessful in linking Vanderbilts, but I enjoy such chases and may yet revisit the search if the spirit moves me. ... Also, judging from your world travels and indigenous/ethnological/anthropological interests, let me to suggest the addition of Jeremy Narby to your library if you haven't already discovered he of "The Cosmic Serpent" fame. ... Off I go.

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Hi Gary — thanks so much for this genealogical sleuthing, and for the pointer to James Narby. Appreciate your care and attention.

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Jan 31, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Grateful for your work, Jonathan

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Thanks so much, Sarah

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Jan 22, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

wow. welcome back jonathan. your merger is glorious. x

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Thank you, Amanda! I'm glad you're here.

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Jan 20, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Jonathan. I lied. I kept watching…. I stopped after Space Suit. Sorry for your loss. But it was riveting…..a sobering ritual.

Methodical and precise. Yet there was something gentle in his process. The gloves he wore. The soft brush he used. The vacuum under the desk….a bit of a reality smack at the end.

This is brilliant and beautiful. In a culture of the exultation of mediocrity and mindless ritual this is inspiring. I feel like a bit of a voyeur( not sure why)but I’m grateful for you sharing. You and your crew have created something wonderful and original.

And oh my what a magical place. Even with the scarecrow…..

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Jan 19, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Jonathan!! there you are! been missing your photos and outlook xoxo welcome back xoxo OZ

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Thanks, Olga — feels good to be sharing again.

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Jan 19, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Hi Jonathan. My name is David Garver from Taos NM. I worked with Ashleigh and she is a dear friend. She shared your link. The Joyous Lake is a beautiful beginning!

I plan to view one a day for 21 days! Thank you. David

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Hi David — so glad you're here, and grateful to Ashleigh for making the connection. Hope you enjoy the journey to come.

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Jan 19, 2022·edited Jan 19, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

I have awoken early this morning, the moon’s light glowing blue on the snow, and have begun absorbing, feeling, experiencing your film. For reasons I cannot articulate, or at least not yet, your film brought me to tears. I confess I did not do as you suggested—I am pausing after ‘Make Me a Vessel—but I want to savor it as I go through my own morning awakening ritual; the day’s light now competing with the moon’s. Thank you for sharing this. I so appreciate the beauty and intentionality and power of what you have done, are doing, will do. I wish you the best. As always.

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Hi Geoff — thanks so much for your sweet note. Sounds like the films have been striking a chord. Hope they can be a source of light during the cold Vermont winter.

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They are. Thank you. Am in the midst of my second draft, so am parsing out my time with your project. What I realized, yesterday, was how much of your early videos were about process, intentionality, quiet. Yes, a flash of anger, too. And deeply felt sadness. But you embrace that. Thanks again. I hope the warm dry air of New Mexico (I think that's where you are) and the community you are in are giving you the affirmation and the deep breath you need to dive into the next part of this project. Be well, friend.

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Jan 19, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Uncanny is an awesome word, and it now comes with a depth of meaning I would not have expected! My heart goes out to you Jonathan, it takes much bravery ‘to slay the dragon’. Thank you for ‘this gift’!

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Hi Cath — thanks for following along, hope you enjoy.

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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Welcome back, Jonathan - You have been sorely missed. I've started following your work in my 20s and I cannot express how big of a source of inspiration you have been for me. Thank you for your work and sharing it with us.

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Hi Bebe — thanks so much for saying so. Wishing you much abundance!

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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

What an incredible project, thank you for the work and sharing it with us Jonathan. It is an spark of joy and inspiration to have you sharing your work and perspectives with the digital world again.

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Thank you, Tanner — so glad you're here to follow along.

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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Quite the journey, Jonathan. Look forward to exploring the work.

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Thanks, Joe. Nice to see your name again. Hope you enjoy your explorations.

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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

I can't wait.

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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

So many tools!

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Reminds me of a quote I love: "A craftsman who needs new tools is already paying for them."

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Jan 18, 2022Liked by Jonathan Jennings Harris

Thoughtful stuff Jonathan. I am reviving the General Thinking network and will include you in core invitee group. Another group with whom to share this great work.

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Thanks, Remo! Hope all is well in beautiful Bondi — I have such fond memories of our dinner together overlooking the ocean.

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