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Saving Whales

Please say a prayer for all the beautiful whales who died on the beach yesterday and the ones being saved http://tinyurl.com/cz8pu9   http://tinyurl.com/d55c3g

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No Tall Poppies on Kiva.org – join me in changing the world

I have just made four loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world using a revolutionary new website called Kiva.  The first loan, I made in my own name.  The other three are under the new Kiva group called – yes, you guessed it, … Continue reading

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Resolutions and Revolutions for 2009

Leave the lights on – while you are making love. Global warming won’t  care about that. Be frugal – with other people’s time and energy. There are all kinds of conservation we need to practice. Be generous – with your own … Continue reading

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Word of the Week #5 Resilient

1. springing back; rebounding. 2. returning to the original form or position after being bent, compressed, or stretched. 3. recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant.  Source (Dictionary.com).  The end of 2008 will test the resilience of … Continue reading

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Word of the Week #4 Taiji

Why Taiji, Japan Fishermen Kill Dolphins        By Hardy Jones   Taiji, Japan, Nov 8, 2007 We all search for reasons why the fishermen at Taiji continue to hunt dolphins despite massive international protest and revulsion, and despite the fact that the name … Continue reading

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Word of the Week #3 Ungulate

An ungulate is a mammal with hooves, e.g. the horse, rhinoceros, pig, giraffe, deer, or camel I thought of this, after being at my Aunt Marion’s 96th birthday and we talked about Digger, the old horse that my Grandfather Jim … Continue reading

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Word of the Week #1 Polymath

I used this word to describe a good financial planner in my presentation Risk Writer: Why Every Financial Planner Needs One, at the AFA National Conference in Melbourne – Oct 19-20, 2008;
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