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Cat Enters Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

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Cat Enters Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest! But I think the cat looks cute, don't you?

Cow Salt Licks Turned into Art

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This story is from npr

Whit Deschner stands in the middle of a pasture outside of Baker, Ore., probably 30 or 40 feet away from a black cow licking a white salt block.
To most of us, this may look like a bucolic scene from ranch country, a smattering of black cattle on a vast field that spreads toward distant mountains. But, for Deshner, it's art in the making.
Deschner is probably the world's foremost connoisseur of salt block art. These sculptures start out as 50-pound cubes of salt, about a foot long on each side. Ranchers give them to their livestock as nutritional supplements. Six years ago, Deschner was visiting a buddy who had put a block out in front of his cabin. It caught their eye.
"We'd had a couple of beers, and it just started looking more and more like art to us," Deschner says. "Could be outside a federal building."
What the deer left behind looked like a swirling sculpture of grooves, pinnacles and even a small porthole. T…

Cutest Endangered Baby. Ever

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Baby Orangutan
These pandas are having so much fun.   Enjoy!   Happy Holidays to all our 2 legged and four legged friends
www.sandiegozoo.org/pandacam/index.htmlc.

The Holiday A.R.T. Salon Exhibit

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Dr Rock & Latin Rock, Inc. Presents Holiday Party Featuring Santana Members Past & Present- Alex Lightwood

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Holiday Party
Sat Dec 8
Doors 7pm $18 Show 8pm $22 Door
Over 21 please

Dr Rock & Latin Rock, Inc. Presents Holiday Party Featuring Santana Members Past & Present-
Alex Lightwood
Tony Lindsay
Raul Rekow
Walfredo de los Reyes Jr
Ermonn Flynn
Ken Harrill
Myron Dove

Club Fox
Tickets   650-FOX-7770
2223 Broadway
Redwood City
CA  94063

Dharma Talk by the Nuns of Aloka Vihara

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Dharma Talk by the Nuns of Aloka Vihara
On Sunday, December 2nd, Alameda Sangha will be hosting and welcoming
two Theravada Buddhist nuns from San Francisco. 7-9pm

Ayya Santacitta and Ayya Anandabodhi will speak to us on the Dharma.
These nuns practice in the traditions of the Thai Forest Monastery and offer regular opportunities
 to hear the dharma and practice at their monastaryin the Sunset District. 

They are very important in the local Bay area Theravada Buddhist world. 

For more information about their order please visit their website http://www.saranaloka.org

Buena Vista United Methodist
2311 Buena Vista Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
alamedasangha@gmail.com
https://sites.google.com/site/alamedasangha/home




Don't Miss Lisa B's Holiday Concert

Blue Planet Network Benefit and Photography Exhibit