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  1. Why I Refuse to Let a Banana Win: A Meditation

    Sometimes I can be a little competitive. And other times I can be a lot competitive. The competitive drive peaks when I pit myself versus myself. If I set a goal for myself, I need to finish it. Especially if this goal is frivolous, inconsequential, or otherwise meaningless. (Yes, I know that last sentence is a fragment).

    So I have this silly pet peeve: picky eaters. Unless you're 5 or are deadly allergic to mushrooms, you should not pick them off your pizza. Just eat the damn thing ...

    Updated 04-28-2010 at 01:55 PM by The Comedian

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  2. School... what is that again...

    by , 04-28-2010 at 10:28 AM (day in a life)
    well exams will be starting next week and I have a lot to do studying like crazy and trying to juggle everything, lucky me I get two weeks of from work starting next monday so I'll be able to focus on school. then it's summer school, but I won't take many classes, just 2 or 3. I'm also scheduling next winter and hoping I can finish in one year I need to go over it again and talk to some people at school and see what is left.

    I'm very tired and for some 'wonderful' reason my son wakes ...
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  3. Chimps mourn for the Dead?



    We have seen chimps use tools, show compasion and empathy.

    Now chimps seems to mourn for the dead...

    http://www.newscientist.com/article/...heir-dead.html

    Is there anything left that is uniquely Human?
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  4. The Year 2554

    Sunday was Buddha Day, year 2554 in the Buddhist calendar.

    We usually go over to the Dhamma Talaka Peace Pagoda in Birmingham, but were unable to do so this year.

    Here is the Pagoda:



    Tha Pagoda has a really nice feel to it, and it is used for teachings, meditation and hosting events such as this year's Buddha day. It has relics in a small alcove ...
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  5. ahhhh

    by , 04-26-2010 at 06:03 PM (Living Breathing Contradiction...)
    computer crashed again, so will have to use library. might be a while before im back.
    steph
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