No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
Somewhere in the Wassamassaw Swamp,SC
after three years of endless nights, hundreds of hours hunched over his keyboard,
could it be that mike came to realize that he needed to strike out, to own something.
while the owner was a friend and a compatriot, the sword always dangled that he was a guest,
a most welcomed guest, but a guest nonetheless, that could end without warning.
I do get the angst on both sides. both are really good people, who formed something together that rocked the world.
now, with the salve of time, everyone will benefit by this experience and in the end,
two centers of sasquatch research will emerge.
and with more time, these two can be friends and compatriots, again.
with the shock of the new comes the equal opportunity of benefit or harm.
let's all pull for benefit.
all the best Mike in your new life now and for what is ahead , thanks for sharing so much and also the land owner, most of all i want to thank you jimmer as This journey also had a lot to do with your effort to put it all in one place,not to mention all the other people here that have contributed. Cheers everyone its been quite a ride so far , and with so much more ahead to discover.
I feel the saddest for Nephatia. He reached out and exposed himself in hopes of making contact. He not only became friends with Mike, their relationship grew into a brotherhood with them accepting him into their clan as a member of their family ("WE love you" - Nephatia would say). Lets keep in mind that Nephatia made contact due to the fact that from the outset he could read Mike was an open-minded, caring, selfless person with a good heart. Now, that up close and personal contact has been taken away from him. I hope this does not hurt his feelings. I hope he does not feel betrayed.
Humans are a confusing bunch and make things so complicated.
Hugs to Nephatia.
Last edited by lift the veil, 5th May 2015 at 19:06.
Mike & Sonya - if Neph has taught us anything, it's that Love Rules. It's all there is. Continue to follow your hearts, and everything will unfold exactly as it should.
Some of us filter our words/behavior primarily through fear because we're human, and well - being human can be overwhelming and frightening and maddening at times. I believe you and the cottage owner will forgive and forget this falling out - but you'll never forget the love that you've both felt from the magical hairy (and non hairy) beings you've connected with over the past few years. You've been through too much together to let it end in a bitter, negative way. Give it space and time, and spend your energy loving yourself. Loving all who allowed this experience to be. Loving what the future holds...
I send you and Sonya my heartfelt wishes for a joyous life together full of laughter and love. I think Neph played a hand in bringing you together, your love will always be protected and smiled upon. xo