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October 2009 Blog Posts (83)

Knees

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with a very old friend in Seattle. She and I are both growing older. This seems to happen to all of us unless we die young. :( Naturally the subject of knees came up (being that we are old farts). Laura said, "I think knees were designed on a friday late in the afternoon. They make no sense. They are little sticks held together by rubber bands. Of course they don't last. They aren't meant to." Laura is a very funny lady.

Added by Jennifer Cecere on October 2, 2009 at 10:25am — 1 Comment

Persistence Is Key

"Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."
-Calvin Coolidge

Added by Lynn Fishman R.N. on October 1, 2009 at 9:38am — No Comments

2 Oct; Day of Nonviolence

Nonviolent Action: Can There Be A Second Act ?

Rene Wadlow



We are constantly being astonished these days at the amazing discoveries in the field of violence. But I maintain that far more undreamt of and seemingly impossible discoveries will be made in the field of non-violence. M.K. Gandhi





Two October is the UN-designated International Day for Non-violence, the date chosen being the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the best-known figure of non-violent… Continue

Added by Rene Wadlow on October 1, 2009 at 8:06am — 1 Comment

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