Stepping in the river twice

There is an old saying that you can’t step in the same river twice. The water and environment change and so its never the same experience. I realized this last week when I was listening to a new album from a band I liked called Above & Beyond.

Above & Beyond (band) – Tristate album cover

Above & Beyond (band) – Tristate album cover (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The first album I listened to is called “Group Therapy” and I loved it. The new album is called Tri-State and I’m warming up to it. At first I didn’t like it because it wasn’t like the other album I listened to. Then I realized that at whatever point someone is at their life, that is unique and can’t be repeated. That the most interesting people were dynamic, and didn’t just rehash the same things on every work they did. It is strange that I often pursue new experiences, yet sometimes resist accepting them at the same time. Does this happen to anyone else?

So here is to accepting the present, and being open to the helpful and good things that life brings us!

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Millions of Americans at risk of flooding as sea levels rise

 

English: Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles a...

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Millions of Americans at risk of flooding as sea levels rise. Los Angeles the first to be affected? Maybe its time to invest in desalinization plants to lower the rising water levels. Put that water into the deserts that we have created instead of flooding and wasting resources. I wonder how much worldwide climate control would cost? How much would it save?

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AT&T To Text Location Ads To San Francisco Subscribers (via CBS San Francisco)

@EvilPRGuy Wearing the Dunce Cap

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I guess actually fixing the AT&T network so it works was too much work. I suspect this will only provoke anger that advertising gets through but not necessary calls. Great choice AT&T.

NEW YORK (AP) — In a first for a wireless carrier, AT&T Inc. said Monday that it will use its phones’ location-sensing ability to target text ads with coupons and other offers to participating subscribers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. Kmart, part of Sears Holdings Corp., is one of the chains that have signed up for “ShopAlerts by AT&T.” That means AT&T could send discount offers to subscribers who are close to … Read More

via CBS San Francisco

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