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Hello Again :D

Postby clw_uk » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:14 am

Hello friends


After a long absence I'm back :woohoo: :) hope you are all well


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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby Ben » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:57 am

Hi Craig,

Welcome back!
kind regards,

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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby clw_uk » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:59 am

Hi ben :)

Been a long time, hope your ok :) x
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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:01 am

Welcome back Craig.

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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby clw_uk » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:06 am

hey retro :hello:
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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby Ben » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:22 am

clw_uk wrote:Hi ben :)

Been a long time, hope your ok :) x


I am very fit and healthy, thank you.
I hope you are too! It has indeed been a very long time.
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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby clw_uk » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:36 am

I've been pretty good thanks, few ups and downs with some boyfriends ... but thats samsara for you :jumping:
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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby BlackBird » Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:44 am

Hey man

Glad to have you back :)

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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby clw_uk » Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:14 am

Thanks mate :)
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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby Aloka » Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:38 am

Welcome back, Craig ! :hello:
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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:09 pm

Welcome back! You've been gone over 2 years!

I missed you!
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Re: Hello Again :D

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:12 pm

Welcome back!
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