Michael Thurber from cdza teaches Tara and Anthony to become instant musicians with the aid of gaseous chemicals!
- After completing the experiment, be sure to take a couple of deep breaths to ensure you get all of the sulfur hexafluoride out of your lungs.
- Do not inhale too much of either gas, sulfur hexafluoride and helium are not a substitute for real oxygen and can suffocate if over-used.
"Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman believed to be the world’s oldest person, turned 116 on Wednesday. She credits a healthy appetite and getting plenty of rest for her longevity. Japan is one of the world’s most long-lived nations, with nearly 54,400 centenarians as of September 2013, according to the health ministry."
I want love to be simple. I want to trust without thinking. I want to be generous with my affection and patience and love unconditionally. It is easier to love a person with their flaws than to weed through them. I want to love the whole person, not parts; and this is how I want to be loved.
If I had any doubt, I am reminded tonight that, yes, I am lactose intolerant and no I don’t get the shits. I ate chocolate pudding and didn’t remember to take my pill until afterwards. It was already too late. You have to take it within the first bite. Or second or third, you usually get lucky. But no, I was 10 bites in and had an empty cup in front of me. Hour and a half later…here comes the pain. It’s a specific type of nausea. I only get it when I’m running low on lactase. It’s a nausea that is more in my face and throat, although I don’t feel like I’m going to throw up or anything like that. It just kind of pins me down and I don’t feel like I can do anything else. I wish I could sleep it away, that’s what I usually do with worse pains like cramps, but this type keeps me wide-awake. I have to get up in seven hours…tick tock.
"Most prayers in this room begin with a request to bow your heads… I would like to ask that you take a moment to look around the room at all of the men and women here, in this moment, sharing together this extraordinary experience of being alive and of dedicating ourselves to working toward improving the lives of the people in our state. Carl Sagan once wrote, ‘For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love…"
Rep. Juan Mendez (D) of Arizona, and an “out” atheist, changes the direction of what is usually the pre-session prayer