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I Am A Student Of Wabi Sabi

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    I Am Wabi Sabi

    The words wabi and sabi do not translate easily. Wabi originally referred to the loneliness of living in nature, remote from society; sabi meant "chill", "lean" or "withered....Wikipedia I amnot conventional beauty, though I do appreciate "pure"...
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    Project 5am

      "On occasion we have an idea that is so clear and simple and elegant that we are astonished, as if a rare and precious meteor fragment just landed at our feet.  We pick it up and examine it closely. And we ask ourselves, where could this have come from. Looking...
    project5am project5am 31-35, M Nov 12, 2009

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    Imperfect Beauty

    My flowers...even though the consumer finds they "not fresh"...i have always found beauty in the decaying petal of a red rose...the deep hues of colors changing with time...     Pared down to its barest essence, wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding...
    girlflower girlflower 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    So I have a student, let's call her Ashley (not her real name). I had her as a student for the first time four years ago when she was a freshmen and I was 24. Being a young, male...
    jlr1987 jlr1987 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    It's really annoying when people post something and I tell them their wrong, then they try to act like they know more than me because I'm a student.... yeah im a student, but you...
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    I'm pretty sure I'm having the worst year of my life. First off, this august I went to a small four year school in Connecticut (I'm originally from New Jersey) and had a horrible...
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    Any advise for a med-student wanna-be? Please ^.^? I would really appreciate it. KMy final exams are in june, I'm so stressed, i know I'm studying till late most days, but i feel...
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    I'm a 12th Grade high school student at west boca high school,class of 2015
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    I have been a straight a student since 9th Grade 2011 - present until I graduate in may,2015
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    I am a second year law student at Panthéon-Assas in Paris. Law is the one quintessential human pursuit where reason is designed to prevail. Law is a universal pursuit. The...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I am a first year at a university in England. I love it. However lately I feel as if i am losing my values that i held when i was back home. For example i'm having one night stands...
    sopro94 sopro94 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    No matter how much I learn about life. One thing remains clear & that is that there is always more that life has to teach. Sometimes it is Painful lessons, sometimes they are the...
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    Venting: I feel like im breaking. The first year wasnt so bad. But the begining of the second was the start of hell. Now I feel stupid like im not good enough. I open this...
    Cinderella1day Cinderella1day 22-25, F Feb 10

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    I'm sooo close to paying this shyt off I can almost taste victory...*flexing muscles* arrrgh
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    i wanna get out of this country and go to a different school. this school sucks
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    so far in debt. I'm a working single mom and can't afford to pay will they put me in jail? I joined go fund me I need help bad. gofundme.com/m9ep30 feel free to help if u can.
    juslola juslola 36-40, F Feb 11

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    Everyday is the same, day after day, week after week, weekend after weekend. Study session after the other, labs after the other, assignments and presentations and long hours, you...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 13

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    I am a second semester Junior, getting my B.A. in English, with a concentration in Cultural Studies and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. So pretty much as far into the...
    LittleLadyChels LittleLadyChels 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I am studying international law in Paris. I'm into the second term of my second year. I live in halls of residence, because my home is in Saint Tropez.
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    As I continued school onward and onward and even further onward into the vast deep horizon which I thought was infinitely far away, I realized that aspirations can be met, and I...
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    I like film studies, even though I want to be a director instead of a film theorist I still enjoy studying the more theoretical side of film. The only issue I really have with the...
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    I've been doing a lot of thinking and praying lately, and I've come to the decision that this semester will be my last one, at least until my children are much older. I have proven...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Welp. Haha. I think I'm going nuts (look at that face). It's only been a month but I'm starting to worry about everything. Idk, the load is just getting heavier every freaking day...
    ashlyn110 ashlyn110 18-21, F 17 Responses Feb 20

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    There are sometimes postcards pinned to the notice boards to say that models are required for art class, and when you call the portable phone number given it is one of the tutors...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Well, my first year of nursing was a dud, so I changed to applied public health. Many people say I'm wasting my time, but I know I'm not. No point of being in a job/field if you...
    christinazulon christinazulon 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    John Stossel.....that Bold Inquisitor who pries into Social issues....hosted a Forum for them.....and I'm Not totally impressed. Liberty IS a Two Edged sword, as the metaphor goes...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 1 Response Feb 22

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    First day of new degree is over. Enjoying it a lot, even though it's only the first day, but that's always a good sign right?
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    I'm studying for my MBA and will have it after one more year of study. It is such a blessing that we live in such a land of opportunity.
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    Currently sitting in my first lecture for this unit, very distracted and very bored. Finally doing an elective subject; accounting system and technologies. I thought it'd be...
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    I go to mmi in July the one in Arizona. I wanna meet people that go there. So I know a few. Message me if your at that one please and thank you
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    The female dormitory will be out-of-bounds for all male students, so too the male dormitory to the female students. Anybody caught breaking this rule will be fined $20 the first...
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    My teachers are actually crazy. I'm an honors student with straight A's, but at the cost of my sanity because of psycho teachers. Because of teachers I wished I had taken easier...
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    Jeff Guidie is a sales executive with extensive experience working in the dental industry. He has always demonstrated a strong focus on business development and strategic...
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    Q: What do college students and deer have in common? A: They both stand in the middle of the road and stare at your headlights.
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