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Welfare check

A guy walks into the local welfare office for his monthly check. He marches straight up to the counter and says, “Hi. You know, I just HATE coming in here drawing welfare month after month. I’d really much rather have a job”. The social worker behind the counter says, “Your timing is excellent. We just […]

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Learning a new language

To learn how to converse in another language, without the help of a teacher or classroom is a daunting task, takes commitment, discipline and desire. The results are slow, the work monotonous, due to the memorizing of foreign words requiring repetition. The rules of grammar require that you remember enough words to make at least […]

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Man’s real nature

Man’s real nature is happiness… Happiness is inborn in the true Self. Man’s search for happiness is an unconscious search for his true Self. The trues Self is imperishable; therefore, when a man finds it, he finds a happiness which does not come to an end. Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi

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Coke or Water?

For those who watch what they eat and drink. This! Is really an eye opener…. Water or Coke? We all know that water is important but I’ve never seen it written down like this before. (more…)

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My Vision

I spent 2 hours in the Brasil Policia Federal office in Sao Paulo to finalize my application for permanent residence status. The process is laughable because of all the bureaucratic obstacles put in your way and the number of times you must pay fees to the government, but for the privilege of living in this […]

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Mind matters – Just do it!

Living in Brasil I’m constantly reminded of how lucky I am, to have good health, great family, an education, and the means to provide an income for myself and family. Life is sweet! I enjoy living in South America, for all it’s bad points I’m able to find enough good to make up for it. […]

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Cachaça Caipirinha - mind, body and spirit

My body, mind, and spirit

Since I changed this Weblog from being more of a personal journal, formally called “a Canadian Living in Brazil”, and mostly about my observations from living and working here in Sao Paulo, Brasil, to a more corporate type Blog with articles about my various different web development projects, plus categories for stories about people and […]

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Welcome to Silicon Palms Weblog

My name is Aaron Arthur Day and I’m the editor, publisher and founder of Silicon Palms. This is a new software on an old Blog, as several things prompted me to remove the old content and software, which was originally started in 2001, and replace the entire weblog section of the Silicon Palms site with […]

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