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28 05, 2009

8 Toxic Personalities to Avoid

By | May 28th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

Although we like to think that the people in our lives are well-adjusted, happy, healthy minded individuals, we sometimes realize that it just isn't so.  Personally, I've had moments where I'll be skipping through my day, happy as can be, thinking life is grand and BAM, I'll be blindsided by someone who manages to knock [...]

17 05, 2009

Best Travel Quotes

By | May 17th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

"In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination." -Mark Twain "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe [...]

18 02, 2009

The Movie: Religulous

By | February 18th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , |

"Religulous" is a combination of the words 'Religion' & 'Ridiculous'. It's not scripted, nor is it much of a documentary, as it is simply a compilation of interviews with religious individuals. Those interviewed tend to be of the more extreme though. From the same director as Borat, Larry Charles (staff writer of Seinfeld) delivers an [...]

17 02, 2009

7 Day Costa Rica Trip Itinerary

By | February 17th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|

Day 1: Christina picked us up from the main Airport (San Jose - Capital city) & drove to La Fortuna. HOSTEL: Arenal's Backpacker's Resort We went next door to Chelas at night to hear locals sing karaoke and eat nachos as we settled in. Day 2: In La Fortuna we went Ziplining at "Arenal Mundo [...]

8 02, 2009

Movie: Vicky Cristina Barcelona

By | February 8th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

I'm a complete Hopeless Romantic, and it melts my heart to watch such good romantic films! Now although I'm a sucker for these heart-throb chick flicks, I can distinguish a well-written one vs a dumb cheesy one. I Absolutely LOVED THIS MOVIE!! This film was written & directed by Woody Allen. Famous stars include Javier [...]

27 10, 2008

Defining Words, Buddhism & Non-Theism

By | October 27th, 2008|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

I don't belong to any religion myself, although respect the aesthetics, family values, traditions of most religions.. EXCEPT when it separates people's rights to be a union, creates wars & misunderstandings. There should be no exception to killing even 1 innocent life. We all have a right to Live Free. Buddhism: The beauty of the [...]