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    Happy Easter!

    Happy Easter, everyone!

    I hope you all enjoy celebrate the end of your fast, if you fasted for Lent, and feast in celebration today.

    I've just been for a midnight run, and am heading to The Great Wall to watch the sunrise, before coming back to Beijing and going to church. Then I'm having a big lunch at my place. I love Easter!

    He is Risen!

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    Happy Easter, sacrilegious San Francisco style!

    With narration (and BLAME CANADA towards the middle )
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_xWVqBsn-8

    Raw footage
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsYFCeXuwD0

    Edited to add: love how Canada face plants right into the curb towards the end of the 2nd video.
    Last edited by UMBS Go Blue; 03-30-2013 at 07:53 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UMBS Go Blue View Post
    Happy Easter, sacrilegious San Francisco style!

    With narration (and BLAME CANADA towards the middle )
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_xWVqBsn-8

    Raw footage
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsYFCeXuwD0

    Edited to add: love how Canada face plants right into the curb towards the end of the 2nd video.
    Awesome! (though some of those costumes are downright scary!)

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    Oh, KRAZY costumes are a big deal in SF for any occasion, large or small.

    There's also the Hunky Jesus contest for the sacrilegiously inclined.
    Last edited by UMBS Go Blue; 03-30-2013 at 08:39 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UMBS Go Blue View Post
    There's also the Hunky Jesus contest for the sacrilegiously inclined.


    Happy Easter to all those who believe.
    I hear outside a million panicking birds, and know even out there comfort is done with; it has shattered even the stars, this creature at last come home to me.

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    Happy Easter to all who celebrate!

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    Happy Easter!

    Who won the Hunky Jesus contest?
    "Nature is a damp, inconvenient sort of place where birds and animals wander about uncooked."

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    And the angel answered and said unto the women: fear not ye, for I know that you seek Jesus, which was crucified.
    He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.
    And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead, and behold, he goeth before you into Galilee, there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.
    And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy, and did run to bring his disciples word.
    And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.
    Then said Jesus unto them, be not afraid; go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there they shall see me.

    Matthew 28:5-10

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    Happy Easter to all who celebrate!

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    Happy Easter! Our Easter Vigil last night lasted 3 hours! There were 4 people being baptized and our deacon was kind to them, not dunking them backwards all the way down into the water. One of our priests last year baptized a young woman, and she went all the way under the water. It was all very cute. I was especially impressed last night about one man, who was converting from Islam. He is from Iran and his wife is from Ecuador, and here they were in a little parish in Delaware.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angelskates View Post
    Happy Easter, everyone!

    I hope you all enjoy celebrate the end of your fast, if you fasted for Lent, and feast in celebration today.

    I've just been for a midnight run, and am heading to The Great Wall to watch the sunrise, before coming back to Beijing and going to church. Then I'm having a big lunch at my place. I love Easter!

    He is Risen!
    Indeed!

    Happy Easter everyone! Especially to the local Vicar and Church choir who were singing hymns in the large foyer of a local supermarket yesterday much to my surprise and delight!
    'The one. The only. Daisuke Takahashi ' Chris Howarth, EurosportUK

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    Thank you, Marge.
    Happy Easter, indeed.

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    Four hours, 13 (!) immersion baptisms and 8 confirmations at Vigil last night. The music was excellent, but I felt sorry for the Pastor who officiated. He was exhausted by the end of the bi-lingual Mass.

    Allelulia! Happy Easter!

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    He is risen!
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    Happy Easter! He is risen!
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    Happy Easter, everybody!!
    You should never write words with numbers. Unless you're seven. Or your name is Prince. - "Weird Al" Yankovic, "Word Crimes"

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    The Lord is Risen indeed! Alleluia!
    "Marge, if you're going to get mad at me every time I do something stupid, then I guess I'm just going to have to stop doing stupid things!" - Homer Simpson in the Mr. Plow episode

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    Happy Easter to all. He lives. He loves us. He gave his life for us and conquered death. I am forever grateful.

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    Easter epliogue - here's my video of the first 30 heats (or so) from BYOBW in SF yesterday.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIlPbe8n3fo

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