Re: How to tell if a star has planets?
- Deborah Harrell wrote:
>> David Hobby <hobbyd@...> wrote:...
>> O.K., how about stem cells, made from the stems of real plants?Note that I was going to use the stems, going for
>> (Yarrow could be good, for the I Ching connection. But papaver
>> somniferum was my first choice.)
> I actually had to look up the latter - all the times I've seen "The
> Wizard of Oz" nothwithstanding. As for the species, I might favor
word play over biological activity.
> "... in these moments of sorrow and pain, the soul must have theThat is well written. I'm impressed.
> courage to rebuild itself and the faith to trust in a higher power.
> Penstemon flower essence has enormous strengthening powers, enabling
> the soul to tap into reservoirs of courage and resilience which are
> normally inaccessible to human consciousness. At its deepest level of
> transformation. Penstemon essence shows the soul that it has freely
> chosen even the harshest circumstances for its growth and
And I thought that souls "freely chose" bodies in harsh
circumstances just by being at the back of the line for
reincarnation. : )
- At 06:27 PM Friday 11/13/2009, Ronn! Blankenship wrote:
>At 03:32 PM Friday 11/13/2009, Julia wrote:And here's another one:
>> > Julia
>> >who declined to take part in what she perceived was the torturing of the
>> >rattlesnakes from Taylor during the premiere weekend of "Snakes on a Plane"
>> >at the Alamo Drafthouse (this was at the Village location), and did *not*
>> >reach out to touch the one being brought up the aisle on her side (and I
>> >think that one was only about 5' long)
>>The Alamo Drafthouse is a church?
>>. . . ronn! :)
>>Opening weekends of some things, they go all-out.
>>Oh, and Harry Knowles' Butt-Numb-A-Thon is held at one.
>>And, well, that's where I found out that cheese & grapes is *not* as good
>>for my digestion as cheese & apples. (I'm inclined *not* to order the
>>cheese & fruit plate after that one.)
>>One of the featured menu items for about a month was "Snakes on a Plate".
>>And I hear tell that rattler (which was the snake they were using) tastes
>>like chicken. I declined to explore that.
>When you said that they brought a rattlesnake "up the aisle" for
>folks to touch I of course immediately thought of those
>snake-handling churches, hence my wisecrack . . .
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. . . ronn! :)