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Old 02-28-2013, 08:40 PM   #23851
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Yea, I at best skim (currently in grad school). With a full time job, and a family, and etc just not the time there was when I was single living with parents....

Time to empty cup and find my bed....
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It was a lot of work... My eyes were constantly crossing.... but it was worth it. And after the first year or so, it almost seemed normal to be reading 14-15 hours a day...

Time for an early afternoon mug of Lapsang Souchong from McNultey's. Then it's off for a 8k walk in the rain... I wonder if I'll shrink?


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Old 03-01-2013, 03:37 AM   #23855
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Get well everyone! At least you have an excuse to retire to bed and read .

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You read carefully the intro and conclusion and skim the rest.

Nothing in my cup, Lucas wanted a bottle.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:47 AM   #23857
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You read carefully the intro and conclusion and skim the rest.

Nothing in my cup, Lucas wanted a bottle.
Yep, watch for italics/bold or font/style changes. If you need go deeper read first and last sentence of each paragraph. That is usually all you need to know.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:47 AM   #23858
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Saw this on facebook, and its about stuff in cups, so needed to share...

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Grandmother says... Carrots, Eggs, or Coffee; "Which are you?"

A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved a new one arose.

Her grandmother took her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water. In the first, she placed carrots, in the second she placed eggs and the last she placed ground coffee beans. She let them sit and boil without saying a word.

In about twenty minutes she turned off the burners. She fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl. She pulled the eggs out and placed them in a bowl. Then she ladled the coffee out and placed it in a bowl. Turning to her granddaughter, she asked, "Tell me what do you see?"

"Carrots, eggs, and coffee," she replied.

She brought her closer and asked her to feel the carrots. She did and noted that they got soft.She then asked her to take an egg and break it.

After pulling off the shell, she observed the hard-boiled egg.

Finally, she asked her to sip the coffee. The granddaughter smiled, as she tasted its rich aroma. The granddaughter then asked. "What's the point,grandmother?"

Her grandmother explained that each of these objects had faced the same adversity--boiling water--but each reacted differently.

The carrot went in strong, hard and unrelenting. However after being subjected to the boiling water, it softened and became weak. The egg had been fragile. Its thin outer shell had protected its liquid interior. But, after sitting through the boiling water, its inside became hardened.

The ground coffee beans were unique, however. After they were in the boiling water they had changed the water.

"Which are you?" she asked her granddaughter.

"When adversity knocks on your door, how do you respond? Are you a carrot, an egg, or a coffee bean?"

Think of this: Which am I?

Am I the carrot that seems strong, but with pain and adversity, do I wilt and become soft and lose my strength?

Am I the egg that starts with a malleable heart, but changes with the heat? Did I have a fluid spirit, but after a death, a breakup, a financial hardship or some other trial, have I become hardened and stiff?

Does my shell look the same, but on the inside am I bitter and tough with a stiff spirit and a hardened heart?

Or am I like the coffee bean? The bean actually changes the hot water, the very circumstance that brings the pain. When the water gets hot, it releases the fragrance and flavor. If you are like the bean, when things are at their worst, you get better and change the situation around you.

When the hours are the darkest and trials are their greatest do you elevate to another level?

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So go therefor and be COFFEE!
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:13 AM   #23859
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I had an assistant that told me I was a toasted marshmallow... tough and crusty on the outside, but soft and gooey on the inside.

And with that in mind, I think I'll make myself a cup of hot coccoa! With mini-marshmallows, of course!


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Oh no! You've got it! Some days my sinuses are so clogged my face aches! And it hurts to swallow!

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So go therefor and be COFFEE!
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Blue moon of Kentucky keep on shinin'
Shine on the one whose gone and proved untrue
Blue moon of Kentucky keep on shinin'
Shine on the one whose gone and left me blue

It was on a moonlit night
The stars were shining bright
They whispered from on high
Your love has said goodbye

Blue moon of Kentucky keep on shinin'
Shine on the one gone and said goodbye!

( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffhqOy_A8KM )

He started the Bluegrass movement, and was king....

Good morning, everyone! It's March already... Wow! The plum trees are starting to bud, and the temperature this morning is double digit... just barely, but still. Beats the single numbers for sure.

There is a big mug of Ahmad's "English Breakfast" tea beside me this morning, but it's too early to eat breakfast...Besides, I don't know what I want to eat!

Early morning appointment at the bike shop today. I've decided to treat myself to a new battery. This winter's weather took its toll on the old one, and it's been harder and harder to start every morning. I even had to jump-start it one morning when I hadn't ridden in two days. I'm getting too old to run and push a big motorcycle then jump on and pray! The running and jumping part is easy. It's the praying part that has me worried. What if I'm praying to the wrong God? Will the real one get angrier and angrier each time? It's something to think about...


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Morning Stitchawl. And good night. Just finished my G&T and I'm heading to bed with a good book and an even better woman.
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