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Ben
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Re: Thanks for everything Ben!

Postby Ben » Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:03 am

Thanks everyone.
I got home a little while ago which ends the first of my ten day stints in an incredibly beautiful and remote parts of Tasmania working and living with a small group of people. I have been able to spend a little more time on my practice but I am also splitting my free time by studying the local human history, geology, fauna and flora as well as getting to know the locale by foot and kayak.
fortunately, or unfortunately, when I away I am without internet, cell phone and television reception. Hence my decision to step down from my role as administrator and moderator.
The new job is intense and usually a lot of fun. As one of our guests said today, I wear "a lot of different hats", but then, all of us do.
I hope you and your loved ones are well and happy.
With metta,

Ben

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Re: Thanks for everything Ben!

Postby PeterB » Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:17 am

You are a good man Ben..every good wish for the future.

:anjali:

Peter.

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Re: Thanks for everything Ben!

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Re: Thanks for everything Ben!

Postby Buckwheat » Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:20 pm

Thanks, Ben! Looks like a pretty awesome gig.
Sotthī hontu nirantaraṃ - May you forever be well.

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Re: Thanks for everything Ben!

Postby Ron-The-Elder » Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:10 pm

Thanks for your very professional and kind assistance over the years, Ben. Hope some day to visit Tasmania as well, perhaps in another life-time. :candle: :candle:

_/\_Ron
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