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A Buddhist Podcast

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This Podcast is a free show about the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin. Jason and Karen are members of the Soka Gakkai. Every two weeks they take a Buddhist study point and do their best to make it easy to understand and of use to anyone who listens.Practical Buddhism for living in the 21st Century, not beside a remote lake or mountainside but in the midst of daily life, with a job to do, a house to run and children to raise.

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This Podcast is a free show about the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin. Jason and Karen are members of the Soka Gakkai. Every two weeks they take a Buddhist study point and do their best to make it easy to understand and of use to anyone who listens.Practical Buddhism for living in the 21st Century, not beside a remote lake or mountainside but in the midst of daily life, with a job to do, a house to run and children to raise.

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By California Swampthing - Mar 31 2019
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I appreciate the sincerity of this show. I also appreciate the podcasts focus on Buddhism. Reading about Buddhism can be stultifying at times, and there is a humanness to this delivery that makes me take it in more. Thank you.

Amazing podcasts !

By adas2 - Jan 23 2018
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When will you be back Jason?

iTunes Ratings

211 Ratings
Average Ratings
188
9
4
6
4

Lots to learn

By California Swampthing - Mar 31 2019
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I appreciate the sincerity of this show. I also appreciate the podcasts focus on Buddhism. Reading about Buddhism can be stultifying at times, and there is a humanness to this delivery that makes me take it in more. Thank you.

Amazing podcasts !

By adas2 - Jan 23 2018
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When will you be back Jason?
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A Buddhist Podcast

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Rank #7 in Buddhism category

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This Podcast is a free show about the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin. Jason and Karen are members of the Soka Gakkai. Every two weeks they take a Buddhist study point and do their best to make it easy to understand and of use to anyone who listens.Practical Buddhism for living in the 21st Century, not beside a remote lake or mountainside but in the midst of daily life, with a job to do, a house to run and children to raise.

Rank #1: A Buddhist Podcast

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Here is my notes on the Gosho, The Essentials for Attaining Buddhahood
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Nov 27 2005
26 mins
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Rank #2: A Buddhist Podcast - The Essentials for Attaining Buddhahood - Revisite

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Welcome to another episode of A Buddhist Podcast! On tonights show we have a lecture on the letter that Nichiren Daishonin wrote to Soya Kyoshin, its called The Essentials for Attaining Buddhahood. Subjects include:

Who was Soya Kyoshin?
Essentials are not Optional
Bodhisattva Superior Practices and the Latter day of the Law
Reality and wisdom
Don't bend the teachings to suit your karma
Misguided priests versus correct teacher
Challenging wrong doing
Standing firm with a teenage daughter
Bridging the gap between people and Buddhism
My mentor
And of course we have the shoutouts and also . . . we also have three brand new songs.

I think, we may be the first podcast to debut two new tracks by Howard Jones. "Soon you'll go" and "Love never wasted" are from Howard's new album, Ordinary Heroes, which is being released on November 3rd. For more information take a look at his website here. Thank you Howard for letting us play these tracks

We also debut a wonderful new song from Vittoria Conn, it's called "Where would you be" which will be appearing very soon! As soon as we have a location on ITunes or elsewhere we will post the link here.

If you are looking for the tshirts you can get them from our tshirt shop which is generously powered by the wonderfulPressoffers.co.uk. Thank you so much for listening tonight, have a fantastic week!
Sep 07 2009
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #3: A Buddhist Podcast - Nine Consciousnesses

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Tonights we talk about the Nine Consciousnesses in the midst of a bout
of colds, sneezes and coughs that have enveloped the house this week!
We talk about;
1. 5 senses

2. Trapped in the cage of our 7th Consciousness

3. Karmic River

4. Palace of the Ninth Consciousness

5. Starlit Hawaii
Shoutouts to everyone from Gibbo in LA to Mike Hellier touring Europe!
Selsted Primary School get  reprieve and Vittoria offers an experience
about chanting for her mothers situation.
As usual music from tonights show comes from the Podsafe Music Network at music.podshow.com. We play Dave Pottz song, $12.99 and we close with the wonderful children of Selsted Church of England Primary School singing, Save Our School, because they did save it!
If you would like to send us an experience, feedback, question or comment, drop us a line at karen@thejarretts.com or jason@thejarretts.com
Oh...and if your in London and its Friday night and your thinking, where should we go? Go down to Earls Court and check out Jazzfly at My Place Great people, great music, kosen rufu in action.
Have a great week!
Sep 16 2006
51 mins
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Rank #4: A Buddhist Podcast - The Talking Revolution - Understanding

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Oh my gosh! It seems like forever since I was able to get a podcast out! But here we are with another episode of A Buddhist Podcast. You will remember we are serializing a book called The Talking Revolution, written by Eddy Canfor-Dumas and Peter Osborne. Tonights chapter starts to look at the subject of understanding.

Tonights track is again written and performed by James Golding. Its from his album Supernatural Glam and we are grateful to James for giving us permission to play it on the podcast. The track is called Won’t Forget the Feeling! The music is available on all services and can evenly be bought as a CD!

This weeks show concludes with another fireside chat by Skype with the two authors, Peter and Eddy and myself.

Wherever you are take great care of yourselves and treasure everyone around you.

Jul 18 2019
1 hour 27 mins
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Rank #5: A Buddhist Podcast - The Reluctant Buddhist - Chapter 8

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Welcome to another show! Tonight we have William Woollard reading Chapter 8 from his fantastic book, The Reluctant Buddhist.Whilst Jason was in Trets recently he was able to record an experience by the lovely Mary Mulligan from Brighton in the UK, who talks about how she began to practice. We have a beautiful poem from the great Bob Kemp and shoutouts that as usual criss cross the globe!Tonight we have music from the very talented Tracy Lyons who has a new track, Don't You Know on the Podsafe Music Network. We also play the one and only Cat Malojian, we can't help it, we love them and they play Peddigoe.We have some great new material lined up in the next few weeks and can't wait to share it with you!If you have a question, an experience or a shoutout that you would like to share with us, get in touch, we love hearing from you.We know people are still after our t-shirts and you can find them at http://www.pressoffers.co.uk/abuddhistpodcast2 our thanks to Polly and Helen of Pressoffers for their help with this.Thank you so much for your support and encouragement, it means so much to us. Have a fantastic week!
Welcome to another show! Tonight we have William Woollard reading Chapter 8 from his fantastic book, The Reluctant Buddhist.

Whilst Jason was in Trets recently he was able to record an experience by the lovely Mary Mulligan from Brighton in the UK, who talks about how she began to practice. We have a beautiful poem from the great Bob Kemp and shoutouts that as usual criss cross the globe!

Tonight we have music from the very talented Tracy Lyons who has a new track, Don't You Know on the Podsafe Music Network. We also play the one and only Cat Malojian, we can't help it, we love them and they play Peddigoe.

We have some great new material lined up in the next few weeks and can't wait to share it with you!

If you have a question, an experience or a shoutout that you would like to share with us, get in touch, we love hearing from you.

We know people are still after our t-shirts and you can find them at http://www.pressoffers.co.uk/abuddhistpodcast2 our thanks to Polly and Helen of Pressoffers for their help with this.

Thank you so much for your support and encouragement, it means so much to us. Have a fantastic week!
Oct 31 2009
56 mins
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Rank #6: A Buddhist Podcast - Happiness in this World

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Tonights lecture is based on the gosho, Happiness in this World. Some of the headings include:
  1. Why we practice Faith
  2. Opening the door to our Buddha wisdom
  3. Snakes in the cupboard
  4. Tatsunokuchi - walking the talk
  5. Mutual possession of the ten worlds
  6. My friend Jack
  7. If you want a drink, stay at home with your wife
  8. Strenthen your faith more than ever
Oh, new one, book review! The book we reviewed tonight was A Quest for Global Peace by Joseph Rotblat & Daisaku Ikeda. The book was published by I.B. Tauris in 2007 and the ISBN numbers we have are ISBN 978-1-84511-279-0 and ISBN 1-84511-279-2.Music from tonights show comes from the Podsafe Music Network. Stavia sings Lucky Day and the wonderful Vittoria Conn sings a great christmas number, Merry Christmas Angel. And three anonymous young women sing, on behalf of all the young women who sang at the recent UK District Leaders Training Course at Trets, a poem by President Ikeda.Peace and Goodwill to everyone!
Dec 17 2006
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #7: A Buddhist Podcast - Pete Morris and the Gohonzon

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Welcome to another episode of A Buddhist Podcast. On tonights show we have a special guest, the wonderful Peter Morris! Peter talks about a fundamental aspect of Nichiren Daishonin's Buddhism, the Gohonzon.
Karen reads an amazing experience from the lovely Erica Holding who lives in California!
We have great music as well! Tonight we have Howard Jones playing Love Never Wasted from his new album Ordinary Heroes. From the Podsafe Music Network we have Bobby Gentry singing Goldie Hawn. We also have, by special permission from the Lovespirals, their brand new track called Shine from their new album which drops this week, Future Past. You can get copies of the album signed by Ryan and Anji from their website and a free digital download.
Thank you so much for listening to the show and for your support, we never take it for granted and really do appreciate it.
Have a truly wonderful week!
Nov 15 2009
1 hour 20 mins
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Rank #8: A Buddhist Podcast - On Attaining Buddhahood

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Welcome to tonights show! The lecture tonight is based on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s lectures in 2006 on the letter writing by Nichiren Daishonin, 'On Attaining Buddhahood in this Lifetime'. The highlights include 1. 20 Years with Gohonzon 2. Two approaches for overcoming suffering 3. Religion is a privilege and not an obligation 4. Grasping the mystic truth 5. Daimoku of faith and Daimoku of action 6. Revealing Buddhahood just as you are 7. Three meanings of Myo 8. Is your life a complete pain in the backside? 9. I am Nam-myoho-renge-kyo 10. I’ve been doing all these activities and not getting benefit!

Great experience from Larry Congdon of Buffalo! Music for tonights show comes from the Podsafe Music Network. We play Kind of Grey by Delaware and Goodnight Kiss from Phil Ayoub. We forgot to say but will remember next time… the wonderful Quinn Hunter and Casey McGonigle are going to get married and they are the artwork for this weeks show! Congratulations! Roxanne Rae has some great articles on anger And Celine Dufay is appearing in Leocadia at Kings College London, Dates are Wed 30th Thurs 31st and Friday 1st June 7pm performances. Booking is available by the french dept- see more info from facebook. Email: kclfrenchplay@yahoo.co.uk Thank you for listening! If you have a question or an experience you would like to send us, write to karen@thejarretts.com or jason@thejarretts.com If you get a moment, and you would like to, we would really appreciate it if you could write us a review on ITunes. Have a great week!

May 20 2007
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #9: A Buddhist Podcast - Part 2 - On Attaining Buddhahood

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Welcome to another show! In this show we look at the second half of On Attaining Buddhahood, which includes:

  • For what reason do we live out our lives?
  • There are not two lands, pure and impure in themselves
  • Isn't the weather miserable?
  • The schisms of ism's
  • Polishing our mirror
  • Revealing the gleaming motorcycle within
  • Chanting in the morning
  • Myoho-renge-kyo
  • Apple Tree Sutra
  • Mastering our minds
  • Teachers

Tonights show also includes an obituary of Shin Yatomi ), written by Donna Parten and read by Karen and Vittoria Conn. We would like to express our deepest condolences to his wife Carolyn and his family and to all who knew and loved him. Tonight we have music from The SGI-UK Glorious Life Choir who sing 'For the sake of Peace'. This is a great song written by Cory Josias, Veronica Turner, Malcolm Connell, Alex Golding and Howard Jones. We also play music from the Podsafe Music Network. We play 'Turnaround' by Vitttoria Conn! Our thanks to Jessica Miller for the wonderful artwork, our lives touching the fabric of life. Thank you for listening! If you have a question or an experience you would like to send us, write to karen(at)thejarretts.com or jason(at)thejarretts.com If you get a moment, and you would like to, we would really appreciate it if you could write us a review on ITunes. Have a great week!

Jul 12 2007
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #10: A Buddhist Podcast

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A Buddhist Podcast - Introduction to the Lotus Sutra. This is an introductory lecture to the essence of the Buddha's teaching, the Lotus Sutra.
Feb 19 2006
48 mins
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Rank #11: A Buddhist Podcast : The Action Man Lecture

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Finally here the lecture I gave in Hospital which was recorded and played to the members the next night with an action man taking the microphone
Dec 04 2005
50 mins
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Rank #12: A Buddhist Podcast - The Buddha Geoff and Me - Chapter 1

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Well . . . we promised it would come and here is the first chapter
of The Buddha Geoff and Me, a novel by Eddie Canfor-Dumas. Kevin Eldon
does the narration, Peter Osborne provides the introductions and
credits. Music was exclusively written and recorded for The Buddha
Geoff and Me by Howard Jones. Artwork was by Jessica Miller. The producer was Jason Jarrett!

A new chapter will appear every two weeks, if you like the book it is available on Amazon and all over! The books website is The Buddha Geoff and Me 

We will be back very soon with a podcast about Buddhism and Relationships!

Jul 23 2007
33 mins
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Rank #13: A Buddhist Podcast - The Reluctant Buddhist - Chapter 5

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We are back on schedule tonight with the wonderful William Woollard reading Chapter 5, "What do we mean by happiness?", from his book The Reluctant Buddhist which is now being reprinted and translated into more languages!

We have shoutouts and some great music. Tonight we play Rocket to the Moon by the wonderful Jimmy Golding and Day by Now is Now. Both artists are on the Podsafe Music Network.

We have some great new material to bring to you and we welcome your feedback, reviews, experiences and contributions. For those people who have been asking about a tshirt, you can get them now at http://www.pressoffers.co.uk/abuddhistpodcast2 our thanks to Polly and Helen of Pressoffers for their help with this.

Thank you for your support and encouragement, we do appreciate it so much. Have a fantastic week!
Jun 07 2009
44 mins
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Rank #14: A Buddhist Podcast - On Repaying Debts of Gratitude

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Welcome to another show, tonights show is a lecture on the writing
of Nichiren Daishonin called On Repaying Debts of Gratitude. Some of
the points include:

  • What is debt of gratitude anyway?
  • 28th April 1253, remember that speech?
  • A lifetime of struggle
  • Ssshhh! the Three Great Secret Laws
  • Without sparing our voice
  • Depth of teaching and depth of struggle
  • Drove this teaching to hell and back
  • How China get called China?
  • Putting people first
  • Three Virtues
  • Use each struggle as a means to become happier

Songs for this show come from Musicalley.com, part of Mevio the new name for Podshow! We play Rocket to the Moon by Jimmy Golding and Mine Again by Black Lab.
Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts for listening, for
encouraging and for supporting us in this adventure. Have a wonderful
week.

Jul 19 2009
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #15: A Buddhist Podcast - Action for Happiness

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Tonights show is so full!

Tonights lectures is based on guidance that President Ikeda gave earlier this year about the four points for victory. The four points are Prayer, Action, Unity and the Oneness of Mentor and Disciple. This lecture is about the second theme, Action! The main points of the lecture include:

Developing our own individual attitude to faith
Taking responsibility for the happiness of where we live
The roar of the tiger of death
Take the initiative and make new friends
We reveal buddhahood in our behaviour
The old man in the park
What is the Buddha's great teaching?
Living with my mentor
Three powerful enemies
If not you then who?
We have a poem from Rabindranath Tagore called The Stream of Life. The music to accompany this poem is the Indian National Anthem, the words of which were also written by Rabindranath Tagore.
We have a question, and a lot of shoutouts from around the world.
We have music, courtesy of Promonet tonight! We have Be the Change from the album Elephant Power by MC Yogi. We also have Atlas from the album Arabesque by Belly Dance which you can buy here at ITunes!
We are proud members of the Ioda Alliance!
We would also like to express our thanks to Anji Bee for her help in finding music for this show. Anji has a great podcast and we are both big fans of her band the Love Spirals.
Nov 30 2008
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #16: A Buddhist Podcast - The Reluctant Buddhist - Chapter 1 part 1

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Tonight we are very pleased to have William Woollard back on the show. William reads the first half of Chapter 1 from his book, The Reluctant Buddhist.
We have shoutouts that span the globe and a great poem from Bob Kemp from Bournemouth in the UK.
Thank you so much to William Wey who provided the artwork for this weeks show!
Tonights music comes from the Podsafe Music Network. We play White Feather by Phil Ayoub and Inside of Me by The Ivy League.
Thank you for listening and for the wonderful comments and kind emails. Your support is really welcomed, have a great week.
Sep 09 2008
51 mins
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Rank #17: Buddhism and the science of happiness - Chapter 16 and Appendix A

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And we are back with A Buddhist Podcast! Thank you for downloading the show! Tonight we have William Woollard reading Chapter 16 and Appendix A from Buddhism and the science of happiness. We also have an experience from Uri Rosenrauch in New York City, which was so much fun to read and record.

As usual we have shoutouts from all over the world and music from the Podsafe Music Network. We play Reach Out by Beatrice Ericsson, Not on the radio by Geoff Smith and 143 by the Australian band, Stingray!

Take great care and have a fabulous week! 

Mar 13 2012
51 mins
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Rank #18: A Buddhist Podcast - The Buddha, Geoff and Me - Chapter 2

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And . . . here is chapter 2 of The Buddha, Geoff and Me,
a novel by Eddy Canfor-Dumas. Read by Kevin Eldon. Music by Howard
Jones. Artwork by Jessica Miller. Sincere thanks to Coralyn Sheldon,
Jasper Bentinck, Peter Osborn and Dialogics. The producer was Jason
Jarrett. A new chapter will appear every two weeks. If you like the
book it is available on Amazon and all over! The book’s website is The Buddha, Geoff and Me.

We are working on a couple of shows, one of which will be appearing next week! Thank you so much for downloading the show, have a wonderful week!

We are still collecting gosho quotes and favourite guidance passages for the Summer Spesh show, please send them to us at jason(at)thejarretts.com or karen(at)thejarretts.com. Please remember to reference the pages or source!

Aug 05 2007
30 mins
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Rank #19: A Buddhist Podcast - The Reluctant Buddhist - Chapter 1 part 2 and Much More

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Well we have a bit of an extravaganza for you this week! Kicking of the show is William Woollard who completes the second half of Chapter 1 from The Reluctant Buddhist. Karen reads a truly inspiring contribution from Cindy Woodland from Canada! We have more shoutouts that cross the globe and we attempt to answer a question about how we as parents interest our children in Buddhist Practice.

Tonight we play three tracks from the Podsafe Music Network, Anduze with Just Feel Good, Lee Coulter with I Would Love and Black Lab with Broken Heart!.

Keep a look out for a special show coming out next week. William Woollard has put together some great study material surrounding the Level 2 Study Exam that is taking place in Europe in November.

Thank you so much for taking the time to listen to the show, for writing to let us know how you feel about about it, for your encouragement on Facebook and for the great comments on the website. From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you! Have a wonderful week.
Oct 19 2008
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #20: A Buddhist Podcast - The Reluctant Buddhist - Chapter 4

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On tonights show, William Woollard reads Chapter 4 from his wonderful book, The Reluctant Buddhist. The chapter is called A Question of Faith and its a great listen.

Also on tonight we have an experience from Estelle Jackson, a member of the Students Division in SGI-UK.

As usual we have shoutouts that criss cross the world and music from the Podsafe Music Network. We play Vittoria Conn's track called Mirror and a podcasting anthem, Not On The Radio by Geoff Smith.

The show tonight is absolutely packed! We know we have been sometime in getting you a show and so tonights episode lasts for 78 minutes or so, so it will fit on a CD if you want to burn it for a friend!

We have some more shows ready for you and are looking forward to putting them out in the next few weeks! Thank you for your support and encouragement, we do appreciate it so much. Have a wonderful week!
May 07 2009
1 hour 18 mins
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