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MAR 10 is MARIO day

I saw on National Day Calendar that today is National Mario Day. Now I know why it’s on March 10. Funny how National Day Calendar’s page doesn’t mention anything about how MAR 10 looks like MARIO. I love little word plays like this. It’s like May 4th being Star Wars day (aka “May the 4th …

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The Spudart Notepad

A new section on Spudart.org for ideas I’m building a place on spudart.org for my quick thoughts and beginning ideas. This will be public place on the site for anyone to see. I have so many unpublished ideas that never get out there. I feel like there should be some place for these things to …

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Two simple minutes

When you see something interesting, you might stop, pull out your phone and snap a pic. Then you move on. Good for you to stop and capture the picture! But what if you spent a little more time with that interesting subject? Maybe slow down and take a one-minute video. That’s what David Friedman of …

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Growing in mud

The Hindu name Pankaj has a wonderful meaning. The word is a compound of paṅka ‘mud‘ and the suffix -ja ‘born from, growing in‘. The associated symbolism is of the lotus that is born in mud and blossoms after arising from mud. from wikipedia What a wonderful notion: growing in the mud. We think of …

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