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All Creatures

The last couple of months, my roommates and I have developed a problem with mice. There are mice in our building, and in the 3.5 years I’ve lived in my apartment, I’ve seen them two or three times running into my room and upon finding nothing, leave. 655 more words

Veterinary Medicine

The Maples of Autumn

My legacy –
What will it be?
Flowers in spring,
The cuckoo in summer,
And the crimson maples
Of autumn…



Mindful Meditation; an adaption of Vipassana Meditation

Mindful Meditation, often defined as “the intentional, accepting and non-judgmental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment” 260 more words


Zen and the art of exhaust maintenance

My wife's wedding ring is hanging on a cord around my neck...  

…She’d been told to take it off or it would be taped to her finger, so before she was taken away we tied it tightly to the cord that runs through the hood of my sweat shirt. 987 more words


The Three Universal Characteristics

The Three Universal Characteristics are important parts of Buddhist teachings.
Characteristics may be defined as a feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify them. 132 more words


Recovery and Relapse continued...'meeting the Antichrist'

At the psychosis group reunion yesterday we talked about values. It started slowly with someone talking about their Christian beliefs and someone else about how they value animals but still eat meat. 341 more words