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August 17, 2010

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Joseph

Reading Barry's latest post, about 30 seconds.
^^

Barry Briggs

Longer than I would have thought, Joseph!

Asuradharma.blogspot.com

The remote for the a-b car had been buggy for a few months, but I did not worry about it too much as I could still get into the car and all. And heck its really a luxury I'm fairly accustomed too not having. Well, I had a chance to stop by the Chair Force PX (The Marine Corps PX's doesn't seem to cary this type of luxuries on Camp Hansen...) and picked up a new battery. I spent $2.79, less than most people spend on a cup of coffee nowadays, and I get jazzed every time I click the darned thing... Ha! I get a buzz out of just talking about it.

Asuradharma.blogspot.com

boo, I signed in with blogger through type pad and now it shows my blog url instead of my name... So much for my happiness! Guess I'll go play with he remote some more!

Barry Briggs

Jordan, I'm so glad to hear that the remote now works. I wonder what the "opposite" of a remote would be - what could we bring to our own life that would be immediate and fully present?

Genju

Opposite of "re-mote": de-mote?

:-D

Barry Briggs

In my household, remote inevitably ends with demote.

In my household, emote sometimes ends with promote.

Chong Go Sunim

remote inevitably ends with demote,
emote sometimes ends with promote

That's great Barry! Isn't that just the case.

Jordan

Hmmm. The opposite of remote for me is just turning the key in the lock.

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