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Sarah Vowell | happiness

While I gave up God a long time ago, I never shook the habit of wanting to believe in something. So I replaced my creed of everlasting life with life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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Sarah Vowell Unfamiliar Fishes

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After Hiram Bingham built the first church on Oahu the student recalls, “When it was completed some of the natives said among themselves, ‘That house of worship built by the haoles is a place in which they will pray us all to death. It is meant to kill us.

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Sarah Vowell Take the Cannoli

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We are flawed creatures, all of us. Some of us think that means we should fix our flaws. But get rid of my flaws and there would be no one left.

Peace : a lesson from greek mythology. Flea & tick control. One of the easiest ways you can win your ex boyfriend back is simply using your cell phone and tapping a bunch of buttons.