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Lakota

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Hi! My name is Lakota

I am Domestic Mediumhair from Lebanon, PA

Nicknames: Moo Moo
Boo Boo
Mernt
Minnis
Meana
Stinky

Age: 12 years old

Gender: M

Coat: short haired

Education: sleep

My favorite tricks and treats are: sleep and M&M Blizzard

Where I hang out: everywhere in his kingdom

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My pet peeves: thunder, car trips, the vacuum, frogs, and the vet

What I love about my owners: She feeds me and plays baseball with me.

My cat hobbies: sleep and eat

Pet motto: Feed me and everything will be alright.

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Rescued him from a local shelter

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Walking one foot in front of the other--Foot facts
“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.” -Henry David Thoreau
.......²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²²². ......
1. The human foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments and 19 muscles.
2. Your feet mirror your general health. Conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, nerve and circulatory disorders can show their initial symptoms in the feet --so foot ailments can be our first sign of more serious medical problems. Biomechanical fault and strain affect the knees, joints and L5.
3. There are 250,000 sweat glands in a pair of feet. Sweat glands in the foot excrete as musch as a half pint of moisture a day.
4. The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day, which adds up to about 115,000 miles ove a lifetime. That's enough to go around the circumference of the earth four times.
Source: www.foot.com
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04/29/2012 04:58.30 PM Report This Comment
April showers bring ......
"A gush of bird song, a patter of dew
A cloud and a rainbow's warning;
Suddenly sunshine and perfect blue
An APRIL day in the morning!"

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Two poems by -Harriet Prescott Spofford
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"Ah, happy world, where all things live
...Creatures of one great law, indeed;
Bound by strong roots, the splendid flower,—
...Swept by great seas, the drifting seed!"

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(,,) - (,,)-Chloe's Wonderous April Morning VOTE

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04/11/2012 07:30.07 PM Report This Comment
Here's to you having a terrific week & February
•::•--•::••::Advice from an EAGLE•::•--•::••::
Let your spirit soar.........See the big picture
Cherish freedom .........Honor the earth and sky
Keep your goals in sight ........Bald is beautiful
Fly high!
•::•--•::••::Advice from a HAWK•::•--•::••::
Soar to new heights ..........Be a keen observer
Swoop down on opportunities....Rise above it all
Spread your wings ......Find a field that suits you
The sky's the limit!

•::•--•::••::Advice from a HERON•::•--•::••::
Wade into life ............Keep a keen lookout
Don't be afraid to get your feet wet
Be patient ...............Look below the surface
Enjoy a good reed ....................Go Fish!
•::•--•::••::Advice from a LOON•::•--•::••::
Spend time at the lake ......Enjoy a good swim
Call your friends.............Enjoy time alone
A little color goes a long way
Surround yourself with beauty ......Dive into life!

(> ” ” <)SUNDAY's Free flight VOTE
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(,,) - (,,) - Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

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02/12/2012 04:39.48 PM Report This Comment
Hungry as a ....Busy as a ....Clever as a .....??
¦.•°*”˜˜”*°•. Advice from a BEAR.•°*”˜˜”*°•*¦
Live large ...................Climb beyond your limitations
When life gets hairy, grin and bear it
Eat well ......................Live with the seasons
Take a good, long nap ...........Look after your honey!
"When a pine needle falls in the forest, the eagle sees it; the deer hears it, and the bear smells it."-First Nations
Idioms: Bear hug, a bear market, grin & bear it, to have a bear by the tail.

¦.•°*”˜˜”*°•. Advice from a BEAVER.•°*”˜˜”*°•*¦
Keep busy .....................Be constructive
Chew your food well ................Work together
Be eager ......................Build on your dreams
Don't be a stick in the mud!
"Beavers, clever engineers, do more to shape their landscape than any other mammal except for human beings, and their ancestors were building dams ten million years ago." -Alice Outwater

¦.•°*”˜˜”*°•. Advice from a FOX.•°*”˜˜”*°•*¦
Rely on your instincts ...........Have a playful spirit
Be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
Find a cozy den ...........Stop, look and listen
Be light on your feet ..........Have good scents!
The symbol of strength, power, and speed.
Idiom: "Don't let the fox guard the hen house."

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(,,) - (,,) - Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

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02/04/2012 10:02.19 PM Report This Comment
Nature wisdom
Metamorphosis - transformation - rebirth
Advice From a BUTTERFLY•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`
Let your true colors show - Get out of your cocoon
Take yourself lightly - Look for the sweetness in life
Take time to smell the flowers -Catch a breeze
We can’t all be monarchs!•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´

Symbolizes change in the perspective of self realization
Advice from a DRAGONFLY•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•
Spend time near the water - Be colorful
Enjoy a good reed - Zoom in on your dreams
Appreciate long summer days - Keep your eyes open
Just wing it!•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´

Spark of insight and inspiration
Advice from a FIREFLY•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•
Be full of bright ideas - Pulse with excitement
Have a healthy glow - Delight in summer evenings
Keep a childlike sense of wonder
Set a shining example - Lighten up!•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸

(> ” ” <)...SUNDAY's Flying Insect VOTE
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(,,) - (,,) - Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

www.dragonfly-site.com/meaning-symbolize.html
www.sylvandellpublishing.com/ForCreativeMinds/
MultiplyFly_FCM.pdf

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01/22/2012 12:39.13 PM Report This Comment
Frosty winter, snow, ice...glitters nice
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Rhyme Time>>> angry father = mad, dad
1. happy boy = **a*, **d
2. muscular tune = ***o**, **n*
3. close fright = *e**, **a*
4. sneaky insect = **y, *l*
5. humorous rabbit = *u***, ****y

*****Falling Snow*****
"See the pretty snowflakes
Falling from the sky;
On the wall and housetops
Soft and thick they lie.
On the window ledges,
On the branches bare;
Now how fast they gather,
Filling all the air.
Look into the garden,
Where the grass was green;
Covered by the snowflakes,
Not a blade is seen." -Author Unknown
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(> ” ” <)...Salt of the Earth SUNDAY VOTE
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(,,) - (,,) - Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

1. glad lad 2. strong song 3. near fear
4. sly fly 5. funny bunny

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01/15/2012 08:51.54 PM Report This Comment
First week of January - have a purrfect weekend!
Q: There is something unusual about these words. Can you figure out what these words have in common?
1. Assess 2.Banana 3.Dresser 4.Grammar
5. Potato 6. Revive 7. Uneven 8. Voodoo
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"January opens
The box of the year
And brings out days
That are bright and clear
And brings out days
That are cold and grey
And shouts, "Come see
What I brought today!" -Leland B. Jacobs
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(> ” ” <)...SATURDAY's smiles, song & sunshine VOTE
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(,,) - (,,) - Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

A: If you take the first letter and place it at the end of the word, then spell the word backwards, it will be the same word.
Palindrome-a word, phrase, verse or sentence that reads the same backward or forward.

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01/07/2012 07:43.06 PM Report This Comment
Two poems for my FurFriend LAKOTA
Catch a Little Rhyme by Eve Merriam
Once upon a time
I caught a little rhyme
...I set it on the floor
...but it ran right out the door
......I chased it on my bicycle
......but it melted to an icicle
..........I scooped it up in my hat
..........but it turned into a cat
I caught it by the tail
but it stretched into a whale
...I followed it in a boat
...but it changed into a goat
......When I fed it tin and paper
......it became a tall skyscraper
..........Then it grew into a kite
..........and flew far out of sight...
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Still I Rise by Maya Angelou (variation in CAPS)
...Just like moons and like suns,
......With the certainty of tides,
.........Just like hopes springing high,
............Still I'll rise.
...Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear
......I rise
............Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave,
I am the dream and the hope of the FELINE.
...I rise
......I rise
.........I rise.

(> ” ” <)...FRIDAY's ----{,_,"> <",_,}--- VOTE
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(,,) - (,,) - Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

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12/23/2011 10:52.39 PM Report This Comment
Riddled with mystery
“The questions are always more important than the answers. Never lose the child-like wonder.” - Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture (Amazing book)
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I am within as white as snow,
....without as green as herbs that grow;
I am higher than a house,
....and yet am lesser than a mouse.
What am I?................... ...Walnut on a tree

Though of great age,
.......I'm kept in a cage,
Having a long tail and one ear,
............My mouth it is round,
And when joys do abound,
.......O, then I sing wonderful clear.
What am I?.........................Bell in a steeple

Still, I am like a mirror
......Fast, I am stronger than stone.
Wet, I can burn you.
......Dry, I can keep you warm
Life, I can be a desert
......Death, I can be on the riverbank
What am I?...............................Water

Three eyes have I, all in a row;
........when the red one opens, all freeze.
What am I?............................A traffic light.

The Moon is my father,
........the Sea is my mother;
...............I have a million brothers,
.......................I die when I reach land.
What am I?.................A wave on the ocean.

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12/06/2011 08:16.33 PM Report This Comment
Feline riddles
What do you say to your cat when you go out?
¸.••.¸¸.••••.¸¸.••.¸¸.••.¸¸.••••Have a mice day!

How do you know when a cat has used a computer?
¸.••.¸¸.••When your mouse has teeth marks on it!

What do baby cats wear?
¸.••.¸¸.••••.¸¸.••.¸¸.••.¸¸.••••.¸¸.Dia-purrs!

What has more lives than a cat?
¸.••.¸¸.••••.¸¸.••.¸A frog- it croaks all the time!

What kind of math do cats do well?
¸.••.¸¸.••••.¸¸.••.¸¸.••.¸¸.•Figuring purr-cents

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12/04/2011 04:23.46 AM Report This Comment
Power of her words
<<..•.¸¸•´¯`•.¸¸Emmeline Pankhurst¸¸.•´¯`•¸¸.•..>>
Speech on women's suffrage on November 13, 1913.

"I do not come here as an advocate. I am here as a soldier who has temporarily left the field of battle in order to explain what civil war is like when civil war is waged by women. I am here as a person who, according to the law courts of my country, it has been decided, is of no value to the community at all.
Women, many of whom you respect, women whom you know have lived useful lives, women whom you know, even if you do not know them personally are animated with the highest movtives, women who are in pursuit of liberty and the power to do useful public service...unless you are prepared to put back civilization two or three generations, you must give those women the vote. Now that is the outcome of our civil war."

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Moving conscious awareness into the field of future possibilities (or probabilities) gives us a degree of conscious choice or control over the future our subconscious mind creates. The Sanskrit word for "to know" literally translates into English as "to go through". Until our conscious mind actually experiences an event or manifestation of physical reality it cannot "know" that event or manifestation.
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Emmeline Goulden was born in 1858. She married Richard, an attorney, in 1879 to Richard. He shared her convictions about women's rights. He drafted the bill giving married women absolute control over their property and earnings, a bill, which became law in 1882.

She was a striking, charismatic woman and an inspiring speaker. "Perhaps it is difficult to rouse women, they are long-suffering and patient, but now that we are roused, we will never be quiet again." In June 1918 British women over age 30 won the right to vote. On July 2, 1928, just three weeks after her death, a law was passed allowing all women over the age of 21 to vote. Her 3 daughters benefited from her steadfast campaign for social justice.

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11/13/2011 06:39.25 PM Report This Comment
War amputees - artificial limbs
`•.¸¸.•´´¯`••._.•Veteran's Day•.¸¸.•´´¯`••._.•
Wounded warriors make their way back through extraordinary courage and determination. More than 1,200 members of the US military have lost arms and legs in Middle East fighting in the decade since 9/11.
www.military.com/news/article/wars-put-new-
emphasis-on-improved-prosthetics.html
www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/
0,28804,2099227_2099248_2099286-1,00.html

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Military research, creative engineering and technological advances in prosthetics help those who have lost limbs, all or part of an arm or leg through various reasons including:
•Traumatic injuries from military combat including traffic accidents
•Circulation problems from atherosclerosis or diabetes, resulting in amputation
•Birth defects
•Cancer
www.npr.org/2011/08/10/137552538/the-double-
amputee-who-designs-better-limbs

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An artificial limb lets the amputee function nearly as well as before. The device, a prosthesis, helps perform daily activities such as walking, eating, or dressing.
www.npr.org/2011/02/25/134059271/creating-the-
illusion-of-a-different-body

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www.bordeninstitute.army.mil/published_volumes/
amputee/CCAchapter27.pdf
www.bordeninstitute.army.mil/published_volumes/
amputee/CCAchapter21.pdf
www.bordeninstitute.army.mil/published_volumes/
amputee/CCAchapter20.pdf

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The Future
Engineers are developing prosthetics for animals who suffer from disease and damaged body parts

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11/11/2011 09:20.09 PM Report This Comment
Federal & state holiday Friday
~11:11:11~(Veteran's-Armistice-Remembrance Day~
On November 11th, we remember the brave fallen. We owe so much to the sacrifices of a very few.

**End of WWI in 1918: A day for Reflection**
In 1918, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, hostilities between the Western Allies and Germany ceased, effectively ending what was until then the bloodiest conflict in human history.

The phrase “at the 11th hour” is biblical (Matthew 20:6 — “And about the eleventh hour) and it is understood to mean “at the very last possible minute.”

After the war, a park was created at the site called the Clairiere de L’Armistice (the Clearing of the Armistice). A concrete pavilion was built to house the rail car, and a statue of Foch was erected along with a plaque that read: “Here on the eleventh of November 1918 succumbed the criminal pride of the German empire ... vanquished by the free peoples which it tried to enslave.”

°l11|11|11l°(A Palindromic Moment)°l11|11|11l°
**Symmetry makes us feel safe and balanced.
Nov. 11, 2011, the date when three 11s will align for the first time in a century. There's nothing unusual about the time 11:11 or the date 11/11/11 except the unofficial start of the 2012 metaphysical year.

**Mathematics
The number eleven, as the sixth prime number, has a special characteristic in mathematics. It contains some interesting peculiarities where the number eleven multiplied by itself equals a palindrome (remains the same when its digits are reversed):
(2 digits) 11 x 11 = 121
(6 digits) 111111 x 111111 = 12345654321
(9 digits) 111111111 x 111111111 = 12345678987654321


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11/10/2011 09:23.08 PM Report This Comment
Dance - Vote #47
Life-affirming, inspiring & captivating, heartwarming song.
Live fully, joyously, completely and purposefully
.......Have confidence to try something new........
Take chances on opportunities......Gain strength
Embrace challenges.................Hold nothing back
Fulfill dreams.................... ............................Believe

»-(¯`v´¯)-» "I Hope You Dance" »-(¯`v´¯)-»
......by Tia sillers and Mark Sanders

I hope you never lose your sense of wonder,
You get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger,
May you never take one single breath for granted,
God forbid love ever leave you empty handed

I hope you still feel small when you stand beside the ocean
Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens,
Promise me that you'll give faith a fighting chance,
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance.

I hope you dance....I hope you dance.

I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance,
Never settle for the path of least resistance
Livin' might mean takin' chances but they're worth takin',
Lovin' might be a mistake but it's worth makin',

Don't let some hell bent heart leave you bitter,
When you come close to sellin' out reconsider,
Give the heavens above more than just a passing glance,
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance.

I hope you dance....I hope you dance.

...Time is a wheel in constant motion
always rolling us along,
Tell me who wants to look back
on their youth and wonder
where those years have gone.

Dance....I hope you dance.

(> ” ” <)....Beautiful, powerful, meaningful song
( =’o'= )..................Enjoy the gift of life
(,,) - (,,)...Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

You may call it "a
Lot of yowling." I call it
Singing to my friends
...Haiku by Deborah Coates

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11/09/2011 10:31.12 PM Report This Comment
Looking up to the sky - your 46th vote
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.`•.¸¸.•´´¯`••._.•••••Celestial sky wonder••••••.¸¸.•´´¯`••._.•
1572: Tycho's supernova, explosion of a white dwarf star, is observed in the Milky Way constellation known as Cassiopeia

Jupiter rules the night in November 2011 as it shines and beams, like a lighthouse, in the east moving westward and upward from evening dusk until morning dawn.
Meteors in annual showers originate as grains of dust or ice in space, left behind by comets. After midnight, the part of Earth you’re standing on has turned so that you face head on into the incoming stream of space debris. So you typically see more meteors after midnight – unless the moon happens to rise in the middle of the night. Although the moon may wash out some Leonid meteors, it acts as your guide to the meteor shower radiant and the red planet Mars.
The annual Leonid meteor shower ramps up a few additional streaks of light and gets underway in November 6. With the Moon currently waxing toward Full, the best views will come before dawn tomorrow and Tuesday in the hour or two after the Moon sets. Astronomers expect the shower to peak the night of November 17/18.
http://earthsky.org/tonight/moon-near-uranus-
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11/06/2011 10:50.15 PM Report This Comment
Fall back tonight
*"The times they are a-changing." -Bob Dylan ¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨
¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨"Time meanwhile flies, never to return" -Virgil
***"Lost time is never found again" -Benjamin Franklin

¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨Back to Standard Time on 11/5/11¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨¨
We gain an hour of sleep this weekend!! Dayllight savings comes to an end at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning. With the clocks turned back, it will be less dark in the morning but darkness will fall earlier in the evening. Arizona, Hawaii and Puerto Rico stay on standard time all year round.
The concept of daylight-saving time may have first been proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1784 to the Parisians. The thought was that Americans would appreciate an extra hour of sunlight and conserve energy (candles and oil back then).
Transitions may disrupt chronobiologic rhythms and influence the duration and quality of sleep as the effect lasts for several days after the shift. People who suffer with sleep disorders seem to find the bi-annual transitions more difficult. The extra hour of sleep means a lost hour of afternoon sun, which increases reliance on electricity and decreases the potential for, vitamin D-giving outdoor activities. Nearly half of the world’s population has lower than optimal levels of vitamin D, often called the sunshine vitamin.
¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨Until March 11, 2012¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨

¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨"Time is valuable, and when it is gone, it is gone. Time is wealth, and unlike money, when it is gone, you cannot replace it." -Napoleon Hill
¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨"Poor people spend time to save money; Rich people spend money to save time.
¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨¨‘°ºOOº°‘¨"An extra yawn one morning in the springtime, an extra snooze one night in the autumn is all that we ask in return for dazzling gifts. We borrow an hour one night in April; we pay it back with golden interest five months later." -Winston Churchill

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11/05/2011 09:15.50 PM Report This Comment
Pow wow gathering
"What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset." - Chief Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior and orator

+*¨^¨*+-+*¨^¨*+November observances+*¨^¨*+-+*¨^¨*+
.....................Native American Heritage Month
For millennia before Europeans settled in North America, the indigenous peoples flourished with vibrant cultures and were the original stewards of the land. From generation to generation, they handed down invaluable cultural knowledge and rich traditions.
Against the odds, America's first peoples have endured, and they remain a vital cultural, political, social, and moral presence. The bridge to the 21st century rests upon the foundation that is built today.

"Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect." - Chief Seattle
+*¨^¨*+-+*¨^¨*+.......History - 1883.......+*¨^¨*+-+*¨^¨*+
U.S. Supreme Court decides Native Americans can't be Americans on November 3, 1883.
America's journey has been marked by dark moments of injustice for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Tribal communities face stark realities and unacceptable disparities including disproportionately high rates of poverty, unemployment, crime, and disease. While we cannot erase the scourges or broken promises of the past, we move ahead to face new challenges.
http://wisdomoftheelders.org/

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11/03/2011 09:46.22 PM Report This Comment
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׺°”˜`”°º×November Night by Adelaide Crapsey׺°”˜`”°º×
...................Listen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
..............................With faint dry sound,
..............................Like steps of passing ghosts,
......................The leaves, frost-crisp'd, break from the trees
.......................... .......................... ....................................And fall.

׺°”˜`”°º×Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening׺°”˜`”°º×
.......................................by Robert Frost

.......................Whose woods these are I think I know.
.......................His house is in the village though;
.......................He will not see me stopping here
.......................To watch his woods fill up with snow.

.......................My little horse must think it queer
.......................To stop without a farmhouse near
.......................Between the woods and frozen lake
.......................The darkest evening of the year.

.......................He gives his harness bells a shake
.......................To ask if there is some mistake.
.......................The only other sound's the sweep
.......................Of easy wind and downy flake.

.......................The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
.......................But I have promises to keep,
.......................And miles to go before I sleep,
.......................And miles to go before I sleep.

www.pbs.org/wgbh/poetryeverywhere/frost.html

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11/02/2011 10:24.02 PM Report This Comment
November skies
^•.•´¯`•.•^ ^•.•´¯`•.•^ Happy November
Unexpected turn of events... It was a warm, simply beautiful day; it's a great time of year:
*the rustling of leaves & snapping twigs, sounds signaling the coming of a barren winter
*drinking hot chocolate & apple cider w/cinnamon stick
*football games, family reunions, children's laughter
*the cozy feel of fleece while curled up on the sofa
*a simmering pot of homemade soups cooking
*gourds, corn stalks, mums, planting fall bulbs
*singing time-worn songs around the bonfire
*the smell of wood burning in the fireplace
*the aroma of jams, pies & breads baking
*hiking after the Thanksgiving meal
*pumpkin patches, apple picking
*tall trees cast long shadows
*roasting marshmallows
*town fairs, hayrides
*the cool crisp air

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Why did the scarecrow win the Nobel Prize?
................Because he was out standing in his field!
What did one autumn leaf say to another?
.......................... ........................I'm falling for you.

^•.•´¯`•.•^ ^•.•´¯`•.•^ .....Fun trivia:
1. U.S. farmers grow more than 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins each year.
2. The largest pumpkin pie ever baked was in 2005 and weighed 2020 pounds.

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11/01/2011 08:30.49 PM Report This Comment
Happy MEOW-o-ween furfriend LAKOTA
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*´¨)........Fun snacks, candy, sweets & more
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(¸.•´ (¸.•` .................Trick or treat?

-•=»‡«=•-(Oct 31, 2011 = 7,000,000,000)-•=»‡«=•-
The human population reached a billion in 1804. By 1927, that figure doubled. In just over 30 years, it hit 3 billion. Population figures have doubled in the last 50 years. Every 24 hours on our planet some 237,000 people are born and 140,000 die. Nearly half the world’s population is under the age of 25 and entering their childbearing years. The United Nation's figures come with a 1-2% margin of error.

On October 31, the world's 7 billionth person will be born. A world of 7 billion poses many challenges, implications for sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment and countless opportunities to make a positive difference.

The UN's reason for naming a symbolic date as 7 Billion Day is to draw attention to the speed of population growth, with less than 13 years having passed between the six-billion and seven-billion milestones. The UN estimates that baby 8 billion will be born by 2025, 9 billion by 2050, 10 billion by end of century.
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10/31/2011 08:43.58 PM Report This Comment
Breathtaking transformation
The snowflake is a simple example of self-assembly. There is no blueprint or genetic code that guides the growth of a snowflake, yet marvelously complex structures appear, quite literally out of thin air.

.........._¦……….¦_ ........begins up in a cloud
.…......._¦……¦_ ...........droplet first freezes
.……....._¦...¦_ ... ice particle quickly develops facets
.._¦.._¦...….¦……¦_.¦_,,...becomes hexagonal prism
.……....._¦...¦_ ................branches sprout
.…......._¦……¦_ .same conditions/times=same way
.........._¦……….¦_ .........symmetrical structure

"How full of the creative genius is the air in which these are generated! I should hardly admire more if real stars fell and lodged on my coat." -Henry David Thoreau, 1856
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\ __\ /__ /......If two identical snowflakes fell,
/__ / \__\.......who would know?
......\../....www.its.caltech. edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/

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10/30/2011 06:59.09 PM Report This Comment
Weekend's here
Here's your Saturday vote. Have a PAWstatic weekend!!

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Synergy = When the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
From the Greek word syn-ergos:
syn= together
ergos = working
Means "working together", cooperative action, teamwork collaboration
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10/29/2011 01:52.37 PM Report This Comment
Fall finale
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Our area just got the first snow of the season.
Will be slipping and sliding away on icy roads tomorrow.
Not at all ready for winter.


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10/27/2011 09:53.31 PM Report This Comment
Hello FurFriend - your 37th vote
Tuesday's blossom and blooms with today's vote.

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10/25/2011 10:04.51 PM Report This Comment
Have a PURRfect week FURfriend
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10/24/2011 09:36.39 PM Report This Comment
Seize the weekend
((¯`v´¯))Oct 22: Make a Difference Day((¯`v´¯))

Make A Difference Day is a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. This is the nation’s largest volunteering day. Millions of Americans rally into action to help change and make the world a better place through undertakings that include revitalizing community centers, rehabilitating parks, improving low-income homes, creating community art projects, mentoring, serving meals, developing community
gardens and much more.
Seize the day, seize the moment, inspire, equip and mobilize corporations, nonprofit organizations, families and individuals to improve communities throughout the year.

“Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience and just plain love for another.” - Erma Bombeck

1861 1st telegraph line linking West & East coasts completed
1914 U.S.A. First Income Tax, Congress pass the Revenue Act mandating the first tax on incomes over $3,000.
1981 - US national debt tops $1 trillion

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10/22/2011 11:55.06 PM Report This Comment
On the shoulder of giants
Here's your VOTE with achieved milestones. All women today come into the world on the shoulders of the ones who came before them.

((¯`v´¯)) Women's first events ((¯`v´¯))
October 19, 1849 Elizabeth Blackwell becomes 1st woman in U.S. to receive medical degree.
1864 Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree from the New England Female Medical College.
1866 Lucy Hobbs becomes the first woman to graduate from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery.
1869 Arabella Mansfield is granted admission to practice law in Iowa, making her the first woman lawyer.
1870 Ada H. Kepley is the first woman lawyer to graduate from a law school, the Union College of Law in Chicago.
1873 Ellen Swallow Richards, the first woman to be admitted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, earned a B.S. and became the first female professional chemist in the U.S.

August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution became law. Women voted in the fall elections, including in the Presidential election.

1932 Hattie Wyatt Caraway, of Arkansas, becomes the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate
1967 Muriel "Mickey" Siebert becomes the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and the first woman to head one of its member firms.
1981 Sandra Day O'Connor is appointed by President Reagan to the Supreme Court, making her its first woman justice.
1990 Dr. Antonia Novello is sworn in as U.S. Surgeon General, becoming the first woman (and first Hispanic) to hold that job.
1997 Madeleine Albright is sworn in as U.S. secretary of state. She is the first woman in this position as well as the highest-ranking woman in the US government.

Heroes and pioneers have shaped our world and changed the course of history. They fought for our rights, struggled to be free of discrimination, refused to be locked into a role set forth by men/society and broken free of the conventions of the culture.

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10/19/2011 09:25.50 PM Report This Comment
3am call for the wonderful northern lights
Here's your VOTE with today's chock-full history tidbit.

((¯`v´¯))Oct 18: Alaska Day((¯`v´¯))
In 1867, the United States took possession of Alaska's 586,412 square miles after purchasing it from Russia for $7.2 million ($113 million in today's dollars) at about two cents per acre ($4.74/km²). It was officially proclaimed the 49th state on January 3, 1959.
State Motto: North to the Future
Nicknames: The Last Frontier or Land of the Midnight Sun
Alaska cruise season last five months, from May through September and trip to Denali National Park, home of Mt. McKinley.

Alaskan cat names: Amaguq, Chu, Chulyin, Cupun, Desna, Mequssuk, Miki, Neqiliq, Panik, Pukulria, Qimuqkauyar, Shtiya, Taqukaq, Yuralria.

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10/18/2011 08:09.11 PM Report This Comment
Hope spring eternal
31 votes and counting. Have a supurr and meowrvelous week.

((¯`v´¯))Int'l Day for the Eradication of Poverty((¯`v´¯))
October 17th acknowledges the effort and struggle of people living in poverty.
The number of people in poverty in 2010-(46.2 million in the U.S.)-is the largest number in the 52 years for which poverty estimates have been published.
http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/data/incpov- hlth/2010/highlights.html

HOPE by Emily Dickinson
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune--without the words,
And never stops at all,

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10/17/2011 10:37.58 PM Report This Comment
Let the sun shine everywhere
The sun is shining despite the dark clouds looming overhead ... sort of describes the world's battle against hunger.

((¯`v´¯))Sensational Sunday VOTE((¯`v´¯))

World Food Day, October 16th, is designed to increase awareness, understanding and informed year-around action to alleviate amd reduce hunger. The world comes together in the struggle to build food security as we unify our energies to address problems affecting the health and welfare. Interconnected gears include local, national, global partnership, people networks, ideas in action, coalition building, organizational collaboration, cross-sectoral planning, creatively and cooperatively motivating and mobilizing effective action.

"The destiny of human rights is in the hands of all our citizens in all our communities"~Eleanor Roosevelt

"I have the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for the minds and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits."~Martin Luther King, Jr. (remarks from Nobel Prize acceptance)

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10/16/2011 09:53.20 PM Report This Comment
Lost in a craze maze
((¯`v´¯))Octo*ber news VOTE!((¯`v´¯))

You can grow it, shuck it, pop it, cook it and even play in it. It seems to be less about eating it and more about getting lost in it as the newest form of "agritainment". Some stumble onto the correct pathways and exit the maze in minutes; the more directionally-challenged wander the puzzles for up to several hours. Still a fun, clean, educational and unique recreation for all ages.

A couple got lost at Connors Farm's corn maze in Danvers, MA. It has a scale difficulty of 9 out of 10. They were rescued by a K-9 police 25 feet from the exit as darkness fell. All's well that ends well.

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10/12/2011 10:07.35 PM Report This Comment
Another warm beautiful day in NH, hope it lasts !!
((¯`v´¯))Nature’s autumn palette ((¯`v´¯))
Your VOTE comes with a rainbow leaf bouquet tied with bows of iridescent ribbon.

Fall’s changing colors are linked to cooling temperatures, decreasing sunlight and soil moisture. Chlorophyll gives plants their green color. Glucose is trapped in the leaves after photosynthesis stops. Sunlight and the cool nights in autumn cause the leaves to turn glucose into colors which become visible after the chlorophyll disappears.
The bright red and purple fall foliage colors come from anthocyanin pigments, orange colors from carotene and yellows from xanthophyll. Different combinations of these pigments give us a wide range of colors each fall. Brown fall foliage colors come from tannin, a bitter waste product.

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10/10/2011 08:58.41 PM Report This Comment
Sunny Sweet Sunday
((¯`v´¯))Octo*ber_ries with your VOTE!((¯`v´¯))
Delight in peace and life ... Happiness as light and breezy as air. Love as deep as the blue ocean. Furfriends as solid as diamonds. Success as bright as gold like the grace of autumn. I wish these wishes for you today and everyday, a lifetime of beautiful tomorrows.

"Crispy air and azure skies,
High above, a white cloud flies,
Bright as newly fallen snow.
Oh the joy to those who know October!

Colors bright on bush and tree.
Over the weedy swamp, we see
A veil of purple and brown and gold.
Thy beauty words have never told. October!

Scolding sparrows on the lawn,
Rabbits frisking home at dawn,
Pheasants midst the sheaves of grain,
All in harmony acclaim, October!

Brown earth freshly turned by plow,
Apples shine on bended bough,
Bins o'erflowed with oats and wheat,
And satisfaction reigns complete. October!

Radiant joy is everywhere.
Spirits in tune to the spicy air,
Thrill in the glory of each day.
Life's worth living when we say, October!"

October By Joseph Pullman Porter

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(,,) - (,,) Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

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10/09/2011 04:07.43 PM Report This Comment
Smile and the world smiles with you
((¯`v´¯))October 7: World Smile Day(¯`v´¯))
The first Friday of October each year marks World Smile Day, a day to do one act of kindness. Spread a little happiness to make the world a better place. Harvey Ball, creator of the now famous yellow smiley face, thought the logo was becoming too commercial and losing its real meaning. Here's your furrfriend's smiling VOTE!

Leaves are falling all around
Red, yellow, orange, and brown.
Twirling, swirling to the ground
Look how many leaves I've found!

Come little leaves, said the wind one day,
Come o'er the meadows with me and play;
Put on your dresses of red and gold -
For summer is gone and the days grow cold.

Leaves in the autumn came tumbling down,
Scarlet and yellow, russet and brown.
Leaves in the garden were swept in a heap,
Trees were undressing ready for sleep.

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(,,) - (,,) Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

Come visit me, Team RAGDOLL PAWesome PURRsonality #235194, :¦:Chloe:•:(¯`v´¯):•- :208036:¦: & Team CHLOE, a PAWSitively PURRfect NAME #234964.

10/06/2011 10:11.57 PM Report This Comment
Autumn's like a multi-colored Calico
((¯`v´¯))October 16 is Nat'l Feral Cat Day (¯`v´¯))
The Humane Society of the US estimates that there are 50 million strays, aka community cats, in this country.

A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer's wave goodbye. Here's your VOTE!

"October's the month
When the smallest breeze
Gives us a shower
Of autumn leaves.
Bonfires and pumpkins,
Leaves sailing down -
October is red
And golden and brown."

Folklore sayings:
When leaves fall early, fall and winter will be mild;
When leaves fall late, winter will be severe.
Squirrels gathering nuts in a flurry, will cause snow to gather in a hurry.

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." ~Camus

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(,,) - (,,) Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

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10/05/2011 10:37.42 AM Report This Comment
Fall in the fun
((¯`v´¯))October's kitty flower is Calendula((¯`v´¯))

October events: Oktoberfest, Autumnfest, Halloween, Columbus Day,National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's your VOTE!

"The leaves fall patiently
Nothing remembers or grieves
The river takes to the sea
The yellow drift of leaves." -Sara Teasdale

Folklore sayings:
Rain in October means wind in December
A warm October means a cold February.
If the October moon comes without frost, expect no frost till the moon of November.
When birds and badgers are fat in October, expect a cold winter.
When berries are many in October, beware a hard winter.

"Listen! The wind is rising,
And the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings,
Now for October eves!" - Humbert Wolfe

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(,,) - (,,) Chloe, 9/26/11 COTD

Come visit me, Team RAGDOLL PAWesome PURRsonality #235194, :¦:Chloe:•:(¯`v´¯):•- :208036:¦: & Team CHLOE, a PAWSitively PURRfect NAME #234964.

10/04/2011 11:30.15 AM Report This Comment
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