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Living - Something to think about!

This was a speech made by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Anna Quindlen at the graduation ceremony of an American university where she was awarded an Honorary PhD.





Most brilliant, to the point speech to get all of us thinking....





"I'm a novelist. My work is human nature. Real life is all I know. Don't ever confuse the two, your life and your work. You will walk out of here this afternoon with only one thing that no one else has. There will be… Continue

Added by Annie on May 3, 2010 at 10:39am — 2 Comments

15 Facts About China that Will Blow Your Mind -

1. By 2025, China will build…

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Added by Annie on March 25, 2010 at 7:26am — 1 Comment

So What Do you See????

Cranky Old Man







When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in country New South Wales, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value.

Later, when the nurses were going through his meagre possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital.



One nurse took her copy to Melbourne. The old man's sole bequest to posterity has… Continue

Added by Annie on October 22, 2009 at 8:49pm — 2 Comments

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Gary commented on Gary H's group The Coffee Shop
"Hi Alex. Yeah I know what you mean. I hardly got out at all this past winter and I'm just getting over that now. Once my OAS starts I plan on joining a seniors center nearby for the exercise programs."
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alexander Mollison commented on Gary H's group The Coffee Shop
"Hi Gary yep weather has been anti going out this year, hopefully this week we will get out more, but busy so do not mind but the old body does"
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Gary commented on Gary H's group The Coffee Shop
"Lynne yes when I can. With all the rain lately it's been hard to get out but hopefully now we're into the real summer I'll get out more. There is a local cycling group here in London that goes out rain or shine. I'm not quite so…"
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"'Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I have been with a loose girl'.The priest asks, 'Is that you, little Joey Pagano ?'Yes, Father, it is.''And who was the girl you were with?''I can't tell you, Father.…"
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