Is it Retro's birthday?

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Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby Mawkish1983 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:19 pm

If it is, happy birthday to you!
:toast:

If not, happy unbirthday to you!
:toast:

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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:14 pm

Happy Birthday ! ! !

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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:28 pm

Greetings,

Heheh... I got through that one undercover quite nicely. 8-)

It was actually yesterday and it was a really nice day.

:thanks:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby Kim OHara » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:48 pm

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Best wishes for the coming year, Retro!

:namaste:
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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby Ben » Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:42 am

happy birthday to you, Retro!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby Yana » Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:05 am

Happy Birthday Retro :candle:
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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:26 am

Happy Birthday Retro!!! :smile:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby James the Giant » Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:40 am

Happy Birthday! One year closer to parinibbana?

For your birthday I purchased you an imaginary trip on a glorious 1930's retro-futuristic flying boat.
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Then,
saturated with joy,
you will put an end to suffering and stress.
SN 9.11

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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby Reductor » Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:57 am

Retro, why keep it secret? Don't you like when people shout Happy Jati-day!! ? :tongue:

Happy birthday, Retro! Here's to many more. :anjali:
Michael

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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby cooran » Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:07 am

Happy Birthday Paul! :clap:


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Re: Is it Retro's birthday?

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:37 am

Thanks for the well-wishes everyone.

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...


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