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April 11, 2015

There are no words to describe this video podcast, so I suppose it's best not to over think it. I’m not quite sure why, but Chinese writer and inventor Lin Yutang comes to mind when describing today’s daily video documentation on the road again as, noted author of Alibiography and Sex, Drugs, and Schizophrenia, filmmaker, and moreover life documentarian, since age 11 in 1987, Jonathan Harnisch (hey, that’s me!) ventures out and about around the town of Corrales, New Mexico where he continues to seek meaning and purpose in life, living with schizophrenia and Tourette’s syndrome, in particular, referring to the Ancient Greek aphorism "know thyself.” Simply spend the afternoon with Jonathan Harnisch on a typical positive day. Kurt Vonnegut wrote, “To whom it may concern: It is springtime. It is late afternoon.” To quote Yutang, “If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.” Jonathan accomplishes this and more in this partly educational and partly just staying in the now sort of film. Thank you all for tuning in and your continued support and love living with mental illness, rather comorbid mental health conditions as I recover. Life can be tough, and so can recovery. Sometimes we just have to let go and stay in the moment, presenting a half hour of hanging out, hoping you hang out with me. As always, there are more movies to come. Again, thank you. I have a lot to be grateful for, including you, which is why I publish these film dailies as I have been for over 5 years now, namely on Vimeo and my podcast currently called Schizophrenia Raw on iTunes.