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December 24, 2008


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Hi Barry,
Wow, this post really hits home for me. I was just thinking this morning about cultivating generosity.

Thanks for visiting my blog too and the nice comment.

Happy holidays to you and Susanne and your daughter.

Jill I.


We're all here together. Great post!

With palms together,

Barry Briggs

Hi Jill,
And best wishes to you for the new year!

Hi Uku,
Yes, we all do it together - how can I help you? - over and over!

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