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Fairy Tale

One day, long, long ago, there lived a woman who did not whine, nag or bitch.

But this was a long time ago and it was just that one day.

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Rules for Name Calling

Then it’s time I introduce you to the fine art of name calling.

Lesson #1: If you aren’t a fast runner, it helps to call someone names in a foreign language.

Lesson #2: Make sure they don’t speak said language. This really should be Lesson #1.

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Beer and Ice-cream Diet

As we all know, it takes 1 calorie to heat 1 gram of water 1 degree centigrade. Translated into meaningful terms, this means that if you eat a very cold dessert (generally consisting of water in large part), the natural processes which raise the consumed dessert to body temperature during the digestive cycle literally sucks the calories out of the only available source, your body fat. Continue reading

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One Million

A man was walking through a forest pondering life. He walked, pondered, walked, and pondered. He felt very close to nature and even close to God.

He felt so close to God that he felt if he spoke God would listen. So he asked, “God, are you listening?” Continue reading

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Zen Sarcasm

  1. Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me either. Just pretty much leave me the hell alone.
  2. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a broken fan belt and leaky tire. Continue reading
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Keep the Faith

Like all religions, the Faith of the Invisible Pink Unicorns is based upon both logic and faith. We have faith that they are pink; We logically know that they are invisible because we can’t see them.

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Ancient Japanese Wisdom

The pupils of the Tendai school used to study meditation before Zen entered Japan. Four of them who were intimate friends promised one another to observe seven days of silence.

On the first day all were silent. Their meditation had begun auspiciously, but when night came and the oil lamps were growing dim, one of the pupils could not help exclaiming to a servant: “Fix those lamps.” Continue reading

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Nine Rules of Work-Life Balance

Rule 1: Live to relax!

Rule 2: Love your bed, it is your temple! Continue reading

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