Monthly Archives: April 2010

daily horoscope for pisces


although i know this is a ineffective way to go about things, whenever i am feeling unbalance in my world i start doing silly things like reading my horoscope to find out why.   i do realize it’s not a solution and just another distraction but i still do it on occasion.  today is one of those occasions.

astrology.com says:

This is a bad day for distractions — you need to keep your mind on the game! If you can focus yourself, you should do quite well, so get rid of anything that might get in the way of your plans.

ok, well  that’s just the story of my life - this astrologer must have been in a rush today.  i’ll check in with kazulah.com and see what they have to say:

Friday, Apr 30, 2010
Right now you feel a need for sweetness – perhaps in the form of emotional and physical affection, or even of food. You are apt to be pleasantly self-indulgent.

you may think this astrologer knows me personally but that is not the case. in any event, this is not news and i will continue my search for something i can use today.

astrology on the web says:

The Moon in sunny Sagittarius shows that you may feel increased heat in your tenth house of career and reputation. With sensual Venus under pressure, you are likely to experience strong feelings. If you encounter an authority figure, be prepared to endure a less-than-pleasant experience. Many of you will be involved in a power struggle with a parent now. Fortunate colours are blue and white. Lucky numbers are 10 and 26.

i will put on my blue underware and move on to a better website.

 i’m going with this one:

Pisces: Affirmation for this week of PERCEPTION – Establishing a new set of spiritual disciplines helps me see the higher purpose of events. New awareness reveals how Spirit is working in my life.FRIDAY: Today’s Sagittarius Moon will reveal a surprising opportunity and hint at a new journey ahead. If you follow the intuitive leads that come your way today, you’ll get even more support and encouragement from the heavens. Wear a gold ring, chain or earrings to alleviate any financial worries hanging over you. You’ll receive some good news from a loved one that changes your entire perspective on the future.

feel much better now that i’ve taken care of that and will now accessorize with a gold necklace and go for a manicure.

have a joyful day.

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“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
 Buddha

park avenue is no place to raise a family


A mother mallard, who built her nest on a traffic island in the middle of the busy thoroughfare, panicked and abandoned her 11 ducklings when well-meaning New Yorkers tried to help her web-footed little legion reach safety yesterday.

She flew frantically between East 68th and 69th streets, loudly squawking as her babies, unable to follow her, quacked in near unison below.

Then she disappeared.

full story

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“If you’re not in New York, you’re camping out.”
  –  Thomas E. Dewey

soo jin


“treasure;  excellence and truth.”

i will do my best to live up to this korean dharma name.

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“Unless your heart, your soul, and your whole being are behind every decision you make, the words from your mouth will be empty, and each action will be meaningless. Truth and confidence are the roots of happiness.”
 - unknown

a few good questions


with all the billions of people who live and have lived on this earth, how can they all look so different?  i think about the variety of noses, eyes, teeth bodies and the millions of combinations available, but it still mystifies me that there aren’t any repeats.  except for identical twins and triplets, of course.

will summer ever get here?

where do thoughts come from?  how do they start?

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“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”
 - Socrates

hero dog


When Ben Heinrichs was working on his truck in his Anchorage, Alaska workshop, a spark landed in a puddle of gasoline and ignited. His clothes caught on fire, and he ran outside to roll in the snow and extinguish them. As soon as he had, he realized that his German shepherd, Buddy, was still inside the burning shed.

Heinrichs ran inside to rescue Buddy, who was fortunately unharmed. Then he told his dog, “Buddy, we need to get help.”

Buddy took his best friend seriously. Immediately, the dog bolted for the woods, and started running towards a local road. Before long, he came across an Alaska State Trooper, Terrence Shanigan, who was unsuccessfully attempting to navigate the back roads to locate the flaming building, after receiving a call from one of Heinrichs’ neighbors.

When Shanigan saw Buddy run in front of his car and look at him, then take off down a side road, he had a hunch that the dog knew what he was doing. He decided to follow Buddy. A few times during the drive, Buddy turned back to watch the car, as if to make sure that the Trooper was still on his tail. Check out the raw video footage here.

Within a few minutes, Buddy had guided Shanigan to the Heinrichs’ residence. The workshop had burned to the ground, but because Shanigan was then able to act quickly to gather volunteer firefighters, the Heinrichs’ home was barely damaged.

“He’s my hero,” Heinrichs told Anchorage Daily News. “If it wasn’t for him, we would have lost our house.”

For his courageous actions, Buddy was rewarded by the troopers with an engraved dog bowl. We’re sure Heinrichs filled it up with plenty of his favorite treats.
Gimundo – Good News Served Daily!

if i only knew


when i was young i didn’t even know this was a career option - and it seems like it’s probably a little late to make a career change like this now.  i wish i had known . . .

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“What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.”
Benjamin F. Fairless

cleavege quake?


  Maybe the world really is hanging on by a bra strap.

The same day that women showed off their cleavage to disprove an Islamic cleric’s claim that such displays cause seismic activity, there was, in fact, a 6.5-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan.

“Maybe I shouldn’t wear a low-cut shirt ever again,” said Annie Marter, 33, in Manhattan. “I feel really bad.”

Though the Taiwan quake resulted in no injuries and minimal damage, Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi may feel vindicated by the result.

“Many women who do not dress modestly . . . lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which increases earthquakes,” he said last week.
Jennifer McCreight, a graduate student in Indiana, then came up with the idea of a national day, dubbed Boobquake, to protest the remark.

She said yesterday she’s not convinced that all of the extra partially exposed breasts were to blame for the shakeup on the other side of the globe.

Read more:

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“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.”
— Dr. Seuss

sugarholics


 

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“If you’re going to America, bring your own food.”
 Fran Lebowitz 

happy birthday lisa love!


 

a great, kind & compassionate friend, teacher, healer, and all around wonderful human being.  may your day be as beautiful as you are!  happy birthday to you my friend.

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“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…to leave the world a better place…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

does this dog look happy?


 

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“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
 Epicurus