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11/20/12 06:05 - ID#56913

Learn some peacemaking skills!

Alternatives to Violence Project is an international organization that helps folks explore peaceful means of resolving conflicts to create safer families, workplaces, and communities. It's hands on and experiential (don't bring a notebook). This workshop introduces concepts and builds skills in listening, cooperation, self-awareness, and confidence.

I will be one of the facilitators. Everyone welcome.

Schedule & Registration:
Friday 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 pm includes dinner
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm includes lunch & snacks

$30 suggested donation, scholarships available.

To register, contact Vivan at the Sister Karen Center
716-362-9688 vivian@sisterkarencenter.org

More info:

A review from the last workshop:

Such a wonderful, rich experience. If you had told me that such a diverse bunch of people could have bonded like we did, I would have laughed in your face. The learning was deep AND broad. Plus, the emotional connections were amazing! Yet it was fun too! L & L will always bring a smile to my face. ( To know what L & L is you have to come to a workshop ;-) )


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Category: music

11/18/12 05:17 - ID#56907 pmobl

Dark star, again

Ken from charlottesville, bob from rochester enjoying dso with me. :-)

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Category: friends

11/18/12 05:13 - ID#56906 pmobl

Cooperative qwirkle

369 - 296 !!!! Crazy.

and a stray dso shot from friday.

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Category: music

11/16/12 10:25 - ID#56898 pmobl

Dark star orchestra



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Category: friends

11/09/12 11:26 - ID#56881 pmobl

The vault library



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Category: friends

11/04/12 03:08 - ID#56878

A bit of Halloween followup

(e:Mike) & (e:Libertad)'s friend Eileen reminded me of this burlesque skit:



And a photo Dianne took at the party (for (e:metalpeter) in particular)

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I had a blast, as always. Thank you!!
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Category: friends

11/03/12 03:21 - ID#56871 pmobl

Happy halloween!

Only pic I took


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Category: work

10/24/12 08:10 - ID#56852 pmobl

Today's client



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Category: home

10/23/12 12:19 - ID#56850

Fall Festival


By far my favorite shot of the day - Myra Kreger is the chief of the (all volunteer) ambulance company and she was tickled to show off the new ambulance they just bought. Her mom taught me to sew as a kid - I have very special memories of Peg's house.

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I took this shot at 8:16am and am posting it just as proof of awakeness. I am rarely awake at that uncivilized time of day and I had forgotten how beautiful the light can be as it's peeking over the mountain.

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The mayor has a new little scooter thingy that I got to ride around the parking lot for a minute.
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My brother also took it for a spin.
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Mayor and one of the county commissioners.
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The fire & ambulance department just bought a new "Jaws of Life" set. They cost $40,000. The department donated their old set to an even smaller fire department in the west side of the county.
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The department gave a demonstration and demolished this car in under 30 minutes.
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The Masonic lodge gave the department a check for $1,500 and had an open house in their secret space above the auto parts store. It's the first time I've been in there since I was a very young child. My grandmother and uncle lived across the hall from the lodge room (the baby is my uncle's grandchild). I really liked the lighting and casual pile of top hats.

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My littlest cousin.
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and his grandmother
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Sue participated in the hot dog eating contest with one of her sons, sold out of all the yummy egg rolls, noodles and fried rice that she made, and then won the pie-baking contest!
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My friend Jennie's daughter Skye grumpily showing me her new tattoo. Sometimes Jennie makes me wish I was a good girl...
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Patrick (one of the folks who lost his house in the fire I wrote about in June) ate 15 hot dogs to be the new champion.

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Part of the crowd watching the hot dog eating contest.
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More pix here

My reporter pal Jason took this video of the jaws of life demo:

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Category: food

10/22/12 08:11 - ID#56849 pmobl

Mmmm... Beer

@ Yorkholo Brewing Co., Mansfield, PA

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