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Well, it seems Life won’t be back next year. I have not seen it on official channels yet but then I might have missed it. News travel slow around this part of the world. If they ever do that is.

Life goes on. Hopefully the series too

Life goes on. Hopefully the series too...

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I’ve had an immensely long and mind-numbing day today so I’ll have to put off everything till next day. If you have not seen Ellen’s (Degeneres) awesome stand-up about procrastination watch it, it is hilarious! As usual. And I just kept on thinking ‘she is talking about me :P’ . Yes, some might say I am lazy…Let’s get Zen instead shall we? (more…)

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Zen-ish

source: wikiP

“People with opinions just go around bothering each other.” – Buddha

Hence blogging is Zen-ish 😀

I’m gonna make at least this post Zen though. Here is a story to think about today.

During the civil wars in feudal Japan, an invading army would quickly sweep into a town and take control. In one particular village, everyone fled just before the army arrived – everyone except the Zen master. The general went to the temple to see this master. When he wasn’t treated with the deference and submissiveness to which he was accustomed, the general burst into anger.

“You fool,” he shouted as he reached for his sword, “don’t you realize you are standing before a man who could run you through without blinking an eye!”

But despite the threat, the master seemed unmoved. “And do you realize,” the master replied calmly, “that you are standing before a man who can be run through without blinking an eye?”

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This post is dedicated to Life … The NBC cop series Life that I fell in love with about a year ago. And now I hear it might get cancelled! That would be a shame and a rather strange professional decision on NBC’s part. But I am not going to go into the whole viewer rating/time slot thing right now. Okay I will but only briefly. Just a tiny little question to NBC’s scheduling: do you honestly expect Life to pick up more viewers when you put it up against Idol and Lost and give a damn about properly promoting it?…anger vented, moving on…

I will play now the role of the devoted believer and will attempt to convert you to be a fan too 😉 .

The cast (from L to R): Adam Arkin as Ted Early, Damian Lewis as Det. Charlie Crews, Sarah Shahi as Det. Dani Reese,

Season 2 cast (from L to R): Adam Arkin as Ted Early, Damian Lewis as Det. Charlie Crews, Sarah Shahi as Det. Dani Reese,Donal Logue as Capt. Kevin Tidwell and Brent Sexton as Off. Bobby Stark

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source: wikiP

One day Chuang Tzu and a friend were walking by a river. “Look at the fish swimming about,” said Chuang Tzu, “They are really enjoying themselves.”

“You are not a fish,” replied the friend, “So you can’t truly know that they are enjoying themselves.”

“You are not me,” said Chuang Tzu. “So how do you know that I do not know that the fish are enjoying themselves?”

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