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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:35 am

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...beware the old memes...
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"He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God." - Aeschylus


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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Sun Jul 12, 2015 1:40 pm

One day I will find the right words and they will be simple.
— Jack Kerouac
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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Wed Jul 15, 2015 1:37 am

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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Wed Jul 15, 2015 1:56 am

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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:06 pm

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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:26 pm

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I think this is a joke...I think it is...
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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Sun Aug 16, 2015 7:59 pm

Everybody remembers spending hours as a kid trying to win a plush teddy from a futile claw machine (I did that just last week!)
But after the dubious arcade staples were exposed as being rigged earlier this year, a shopping mall in southwest China has put an adorable spin on the game: replacing the robot claw with children.

Staff at Chongqing mall in Sichuan province buckled the excitable tots up, wrapped boxing gloves around their hands and dangled them above a pit of alluring toys on Friday 7 August. - daily mail, uk (w/comment)


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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Tue Aug 25, 2015 12:27 pm

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Board Game
Yes, it took a lot of work to make the cards and pieces, but it's worth it--the players are way more thorough than the tax prep people ever were.


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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Tue Aug 25, 2015 12:38 pm

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It may not seem like it to most people. But, there have been maybe a dozen or so times in my life, when something's happened - like say, an accident, a death, or sudden illness in the family (OR just some long and furious shopping) - and we've been out all day. We're stressed, tired, hungry and just want to get home and go to bed.

We get home, make the call to the pizza place, get in our jammies and, wah-lah, there is this nice person - coming out in all weathers and traffic - to bring a pie to our door. There is nothing as good or comforting as a hot pizza.

Hug a pizza person today, and always...tip generously.
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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:48 am

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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:51 am

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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:53 am

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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Mon Aug 31, 2015 12:59 am

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...you mean it's not 1995?...
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"He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God." - Aeschylus


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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Wed Sep 02, 2015 7:58 pm

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The First Woman In The Boston Marathon...praises in the ears and kisses on the heads of those other runners.
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"He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God." - Aeschylus


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Re: Awards

Postby shireling » Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:08 am

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A classic...
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