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Quinn
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Camp

Postby Quinn » Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:52 am

Hi evryone! :hello:

Tomorrow I'm going on camp!
I am really exited about It! :jumping:
My brother told me that this :alien: will happen to me!
But if I do get abducted by aliens, they've got to be nicer than him! :cookoo:
I got told by my friend (Josh) that you get a lot of hot chocolate with dinner! :jawdrop:
My teacher said "you do not have to do what you do not want to do" :focus:
We will be doing rafting in rafts and we will be doing other outdoor and indoor activities and games!
We have two days and one night at our school's outdoor education campus in the Fingal Valley down here in Tasmania.
Did I tell you I'm really excited? :woohoo:
bye! :hello:

Quinn
May the power of the Buddha be with you!!!

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Re: Camp

Postby Paul Davy » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:02 am

Greetings Quinn,

I hope you have a good time and that the weather is good.

Metta,
Paul. :)
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Re: Camp

Postby Moggalana » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:14 am

Have a nice time :) Rafting is great fun :thumbsup:
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Re: Camp

Postby Ben » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:23 am

Hi everyone

Thanks for your nice replies.
I've just sent young Quinn off to bed.
I'm hoping he'll get some sleep.
kind regards

Ben
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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Camp

Postby cooran » Wed Apr 28, 2010 7:42 pm

Hello Quinn,

Have a lovely time ~ and we want photos!

with metta
Chris
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Re: Camp

Postby bodom » Wed Apr 28, 2010 7:46 pm

Have a great time Quinn!

:anjali:
“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Camp

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:49 pm

Have a good time! Sorry I'm late in wishing a good trip (time difference between U.S. & Down Under is nearly a day!)

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Re: Camp

Postby Reductor » Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:13 am

Quinn wrote:...My brother told me that this :alien: will happen to me!...


Never mind the aliens Quinn. Watch that you're not abducted by mosquitoes - they're not nearly as nice as aliens. :tongue:

Have fun.

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Quinn
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Re: Camp

Postby Quinn » Mon May 10, 2010 7:43 am

Hi everyone :hello:
I'm sorry that I didn't get the photos posted yet, but I will get them on soon!
I just want to let you know that I had a good time!

Hi thereductor :goodpost:

Your mosquito post was very funny! :jumping:
my class thought that it was going to rain on camp.
My cabin mate was Bronson who is one of my friends, well he thought that I was crazy! :rolleye:
Thanks for all of the posting that you all sent me! :thanks:


Quinn
May the power of the Buddha be with you!!!

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Re: Camp

Postby Potato » Mon May 24, 2010 1:29 am

Glad you had such a good time!

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Re: Camp

Postby sukhamanveti » Mon May 24, 2010 1:52 am

Hi, Quinn.

I'm glad that camping was fun. Any place that has hot chocolate and rafting sounds great.

I look forward to your photos.
Sīlaṃ balaṃ appaṭimaṃ.
Sīlaṃ āvudhamuttamaṃ.
Sīlamābharaṇaṃ seṭṭhaṃ.
Sīlaṃ kavacamabbhutaṃ.


Virtue is a matchless power.
Virtue is the greatest weapon.
Virtue is the best adornment.
Virtue is a wonderful armor.

Theragatha 614


Sabbapāpassa akaraṇaṃ,
kusalassa upasampadā,
Sacittapariyodapanaṃ,
etaṃ buddhāna sāsanaṃ.


Refraining from all wrong-doing,
Undertaking the good,
Purifying the mind,
This is the teaching of the buddhas.

Dhammapada v. 183/14.5


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