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August 16, 2010


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Sometimes, when I think I'm pointing out the way things are, my wife tells me to stop whining! It's not easy being a sensitive man~ haha
Once again, I'm looking to this week's posts!


Strong back, marshmallow front. A true Zen practitioner! :-)

Barry Briggs

Thanks, Joseph & Genju!

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