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Shoe Trees

Shoe Tree If you’ve pitched your shoes in a similar manner, why? Hi Laurie We have similar things here in New Zealand, shoes in some, bras in others – or on fences. As to who started them or why, I … Continue reading

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More of?

Squirrel Handles What would you like to see more of? Hi Laurie, What we need more of: Awareness, understanding, acceptance, compassion, action, commitment, abundance, security, diversity, creativity, responsibility, fun, exploration, cooperation, ….. Awareness is perhaps hardest, as it means giving … Continue reading

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Focus Word

Ontology Do you have a focus word this year? Hi Laurie I kinda like “Being” – which immediately splits into both ontology and epistemology – the nature of being and the nature of our understanding of it – the two … Continue reading

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Peace Begins with Me

Peace Begins with Me Will you please join me? With pleasure Laurie. Like much of Buddhist thought, this symbol seems to me to hint at infinite depth, infinite recursion, the need for boundaries, yet the need for gaps, then senses … Continue reading

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Unabashed Optimist

Unabashedly Optimistic Optimist or pessimist – which side of the coin do you fall on? Hi Laurie, I’d say I’m on the optimistic end of the spectrum most of the time, and that doesn’t mean that I ignore any of … Continue reading

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In The Crapper

In the Crapper Have you ever had your mouth washed out? I spent a lot of my time in fishing communities, and some of the language was “colorful”. I recall one engineer after crushing his finger in a machine let … Continue reading

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Anticipation

Anticipation What are you looking forward to with great anticipation? Hi Laurie, Fully automated machines capable of copying and maintaining themselves, and capable of delivering a large and ever expanding set of goods and services. Indefinite life extension for everyone … Continue reading

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