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Peak Prosperity Seminar: Thriving in Any Future

Could your resiliency-building use a boost?
Friday, February 22, 2013, 8:47 AM

They say don't fight the Fed.  Perhaps that's good advice, but it doesn't go nearly far enough. 

Not when the entire modern world is collectively ignoring numerous bright, flashing warning lights and deluding itself about the chances that can-kicking will somehow, this time if never before, evade the laws of physics as well as the collective lessons of history.

To hold steady and true in these times requires constant vigilance against beliefs masquerading as conventional wisdom. We need to fend off bad ideas and outright propaganda brought to us courtesy of a web of self-interested profiteers.  Daily, tiny course corrections are necessary part of life these days. 

Every so often, however, a big recharge is helpful.  A time and a place where you can let down your guard, be among friends, and talk openly about what is so plainly and painfully obvious to you yet is almost never discussed in your daily life.

This brings us to the upcoming seminar at Rowe.  I am inviting you to come and spend a weekend with myself, Adam, Becca, and a few dozen other like-minded people at the Rowe conference center March 15-17, 2013.

You will find it illuminating and invigorating, a place where reality can come out of hiding and stretch comfortably among friends. 

The growing and intelligent virtual community at Peak Prosperity turns out to be very real and a true delight to meet in person.  I am always thankful to have both led and participated in these weekend retreats, and you will be glad you came.

"This was my second Rowe conference with Chris, Becca, and Adam.  In addition, having a reluctant spouse and being surrounded by generally closed-minded family and community, being among an enlightened and enthusiastic group provided me with a huge morale boost to keep me moving in the right direction."  ~ Daniel

"Attending the Crash Course seminar was life-changing for me.  I highly recommend attending the Crash Course or related seminars to anyone who is interested in learning about the changes that are currently unfolding around the world and how to adapt to them (even and especially those who think they already have all the information they need about this)."  ~ Heather

"As to the Crash Course presentation recently delivered at Rowe, let me say I have been referring to it as perhaps the best workshop that I have ever attended.  I really found the whole experience fantastic."  ~ Mark

In this year's Peak Prosperity seminar, we'll be dealing with difficult subjects straight on, but always with a mind towards positive action, community-building, and the opportunities that now await.  The two key words describing the main take-aways of this seminar are resilience and engagement.

In the seminar we will address these topics:

  • Talking to (and living with) reluctant partners (friends, colleagues, and neighbors)
  • Emotional barriers to action
  • How our beliefs can be limiting or enhancing, and knowing which we are holding
  • The six stages of awareness
  • A full tour of the precise steps that Chris and Becca have taken at their homestead
  • Hopes & Fears - an open discussion among friends about the future
  • Creating community
  • Developing your own resilience steps and checklists
  • Financial steps you should consider -we'll have one of our endorsed financial advisors on hand to address your questions
  • Lots of time to pose whatever questions you have about resilience or the current state of the world

To learn more and/or register for the seminar, click here.

It's only 3 weeks away, so if you're planning on coming, register soon. 

I really do hope to see you there.  As always, it's going to be a great time, full of laughter and hope, even as we fully explore our various predicaments.  Join us.

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Chris,

I have thought seriously about coming to these seminars, and even the California trip. I can't tell you how desperately I want to engage you, Adam, Hussman, Mish, and just sit and listen. My God, nothing in my life would be more rewarding than to just sit, have a drink, and listen to you guys bullshit. Everyone would just love Barb but I am who I am, and I take a little while to get used to sometimes as I do have a voice. The thing that keeps me from coming is that I do not feel I would fit with all ideas sometimes talked about here at PP. For instance: I do believe the People will assert themselves when called upon, and that I do not believe we are powerless to control our own fate. I am also a very strong advocate of protest and asserting our rights to free speech regardless of consequence.

I sense in many instances on many subject matters that I just don't fit, are the minority, and turn people off when in fact that is how I am interpreting things too, and are just as turned off. I'm still tolerant but in a setting up close and personal I fear I'll be a pariah and left for the gossipy type. So, am I the only one who has felt this, and do you think the seminar is still something for me? I certainly am an optimist, and I am my own Man, are very engaging, and get along well with any and all ideas and opinions. Certainly I get along with people. I just do not agree with many strong views here that appear to be the strong majority.

I do really want to put faces and voices to everyone here at PP. It is why I have spoken of Mark Cochrane, it is his voice and mannerisms that I desperately want as much as his adventures, and thoughts on the environment. I have even asked for a simple courtesy answer and are left wondering why this question has not been answered even if in an off site message. If I ask something at the seminar will I get this same reaction which to date has been no reaction? Again, my interest in Mr. Cochrane is that he is very intriguing, and I would enjoy very much to hear him speak of his adventures so that I could have more texture to this very bright Man. Nothing more and nothing less. Purely selfish.

I just want to know if these seminars are right for my personality traits is all. I'm a jock basically, Flag bearer, not naive either, hardly that, and are more a "Can Do" personality among who really? Like minded Folks?

Respectfully Given

BOB 

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Hey Bob

you are right to ask the questions that you ask. There would be no point in your attendance if folks were of the mindset to just "go along to get along" and be nice. Nice people change nothing, so good for you. I am from Scotland, and last year I attended  Freedom Fest in Vegas, wish I had saved my money for the Rowe event instead. Too many nice people.

I always check out your posts. A worthy read you are.

Thanks from Brian

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Thank you Brian, and...

...perhaps those who have attended these seminars, and have a sense of how I think and express myself could explain how these seminars are all inclusive. I really would like to go but would like a better sense of how things are done, and how Folks co-mingle. I have never attended anything like this in my life. So I have no visuals at all.

BOB 

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Bob

Granny thinks you should saddle up and mosey on over and take a looksee. Take your bag with you and put ideas you like, connections you like and leave stuff out you don't like. If you go home with even a couple of jewels you'll be better off. I suspect your humor and compassion would be a great addition. I'll be looking for your all inclusive feed-back. Wish I could join you but it's a far piece to mosy frum Alaska.

AK Granny

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Bob, diversity is a plus

Nothing is ever gained from group where everyone agrees on everything all the time. A variety of perspectives gives us more to think about. Imagine a weekend seminar where everyone sat around agreeing with eachother on all topics - would you walk away any richer for the experience?

Like Granny says, go and enjoy yourself, and cherry pick that which is meaningful to you in how you live your life.

Bob, you wear your heart on your sleeve, and that is one of the endearing things about you! It takes all kinds to make the world go round'. You are you, and you are valued on these threads, so you will be valued at a seminar as well! smiley

For me personally it is not in the cards at this time. Go, and have lots of fun!!!

Cheers,

Jan

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Kripalu

I was a little apprehensive to go all alone and drive from Montreal to the Kripalu Yoga center in Ma. last year  to attend this weekend seminar but  it was well worth it!  You go to the seminars, there are  plenty of breaks to contect with people and chit chat. Bob, you will find people who will like you, some less . That's the nature of all relationships. They're from all walks of life. In our group we had a banker , a hedge fund manager, sales representative, retired people, a physicist, writer, students. ....etc. We were about 30.

Jan's right ! Take the chance and have fun!

Sonya

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Dumb ways to die, so many dumb ways to die eye eye eye...

Chris, Adam and to you Good Folks, just wait until you get a load of me!!! Truthfully, you will absolutely Love Barb and I. She of course is well reasoned, intelligent, and well spoken. Me, I just make sure she's never disrespected. I cannot wait. Truthfully, you'll like me too as I will you.

So many ways to die, eye, eye...Camp Fire song Adam? I'll sing very loud for sure.

10 1/2 hour drive as the crow flies. Mapquested Rowe and it's literally a straight line. I'll leave the guns at home this time when I take the bridge into Canada.

I promised a cigar to the dude I registered with. Hope you Folks don't mind if I smell like smoke but its my only vice, and I wish I didn't have this particular one.

We are low maintenance Folks so no preconceived notions, and none from me either. I cannot wait.

Thank you girls for the pep talk, and Brian, they helped a great deal.

Regards

BOB

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You're kidding Bob...

You're making the drive to MA. Now I really am bummed I'm going to miss this seminar. The only thing better would be if Ao hitched a ride with you and Barb and we could all watch the two of you lob snowballs over the fire at each other.surprise I'm surprised you were a little hesitant on going. I know I'm a newbie but aren't all of us here at PP like the island of misfit toys? I kind of think of you as "charlie in the box" and I like to think of myself as the "squirt gun that shoots jelly."  Unfortunately, I have a family commitment on Saturday, and a work commitment on Sunday. PM me if you have any time on either side of the weekend. Would love to get together for a bite to eat. Maybe Treebeard would join us?

Happy Trails!

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Gillbilly, I would have enjoyed very much meeting you...

...and treebeard.

The ao visual was very funny, and I'm sure he seen it the same way. We just disagree on the degree of fright we think is necessary. Plus he's in great shape, and I am for sure not. I have work to do.

As far as groups go, I lived with many people my whole life and it just got bigger and bigger. I have a tough time now debating and getting along with family who are just like me. Yikes!!!

Later

BOB

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Had to be posted somewhere.

“The real damage is done by those millions who want to 'get by.'   The ordinary men who just want to be left in peace. Those who don’t want their lives disturbed by anything bigger than themselves. Those with no sides and no causes. Those who won’t take measure of their own strength, for fear of antagonizing their own weakness. Those who don’t like to make waves—or enemies.



Those for whom freedom, honour, truth, and principles are only literature. Those who live small, love small, die small. It’s the reductionist approach to life: if you keep it small, you’ll keep it under control. If you don’t make any noise, the bogeyman won’t find you.



But it’s all an illusion, because they die too, those people who roll up their spirits into tiny little balls so as to be safe. Safe?! From what? Life is always on the edge of death; narrow streets lead to the same place as wide avenues, and a little candle burns itself out just like a flaming torch does. I choose my own way to burn.”



Sophie Scholl

And the Nazis killed this beautiful creature? For that alone, may they burn in Hell.

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The excitement builds

Bob - I am quite excited to meet both you and Barb. I don't smoke cigars very often, but when I do I like it to be with a great conversation in a relaxed setting.

...and Sophie had it right....there's no such thing as safety .... we all end up returning to the great beyond. For me life is about deeply experiencing and learning from events.

Intensity is what I seek now ... but with balance. Balanced intensity. Yeah, that's the ticket.

It's at my edges where I discover new things. I can never know what each seminar will be like because each one has an entirely different configuration of participants. But I can promise we will strike a balance that everyone can take as much or as little from as they like.

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and another

Arthur Robey wrote:

“The real damage is done by those millions who want to 'get by.'   The ordinary men who just want to be left in peace. Those who don’t want their lives disturbed by anything bigger than themselves. Those with no sides and no causes. Those who won’t take measure of their own strength, for fear of antagonizing their own weakness. Those who don’t like to make waves—or enemies.



Those for whom freedom, honour, truth, and principles are only literature. Those who live small, love small, die small. It’s the reductionist approach to life: if you keep it small, you’ll keep it under control. If you don’t make any noise, the bogeyman won’t find you.



But it’s all an illusion, because they die too, those people who roll up their spirits into tiny little balls so as to be safe. Safe?! From what? Life is always on the edge of death; narrow streets lead to the same place as wide avenues, and a little candle burns itself out just like a flaming torch does. I choose my own way to burn.”



Sophie Scholl

And the Nazis killed this beautiful creature? For that alone, may they burn in Hell.

Here's another one Arthur.  Probably both would be better posted on the same thread as They Thought They Were Free.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dietrich_Bonhoeffer

I couldn't help but be struck by the passing resemblance to Chris Hedges. 

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Had to be posted somewhere.

Arthur,

You have hit on what I fear most - the death of my soul while I focus on my own preparation, despite the destruction of the soul of my country.

Would you mind reposting this in the Civil Liberties group?

Thanks. 

Kathy

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and the German Nazi's did Arthur, burned in hell...

What a beautiful sonnet to read when I first come here in the morning. I slept 91/2 hours last night, influenced by no outside means, and I feel great. I came to write Brian about William Wallace as that was the first thing I thought of when I woke up this morning. Now I read this! Just beautiful and Sophia didn't die in vain for these words are printed by the winners in History. That IS important to understand Folks, that as far I can tell the winners line up more with how I see things. Perhaps I'm brain washed though. I am FREE however, and NOT fearful. Certainly not fearful enough to lose any sleep over anything.

You know Arthur, and perhaps you will agree but in your youth you are brave, idealistic, and ready to march headlong into life. You accomplish much and represented, then age takes little pieces of you, and you are NOT what you used to be physically. You are so much wiser, and even more fiercely independent but you need aids now. Dog, weapons, and such, to balance the scales. All this is done so that you can express how you always have, and I think you must. Yes?

Meet William Wallace: Braveheart was one of the great all time movies.

http://www.britannia.com/bios/wallace.html

Good Morning Folks

BOB

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Chris,

...we will enjoy ourselves of that I am certain. Plus, I figured after reading the Girls here, Brian, and reading about the Rowe facilities that I'm with Barb so it's already a great weekend, if you know what I mean!wink

BOB

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RJE wrote: Just beautiful and

RJE wrote:

Just beautiful and Sophia didn't die in vain for these words are printed by the winners in History. That IS important to understand Folks, that as far I can tell the winners line up more with how I see things. Perhaps I'm brain washed though. I am FREE however, and NOT fearful. Certainly not fearful enough to lose any sleep over anything.

Bob,

Sophie indeed did not die in vain but perhaps you forget that the Soviet Union was one of the winners.  In fact, according to them, they were the big winner and we played second fiddle.  Given how the Germans were chewed down on the Eastern Front, I don't know how wrong the Soviets were.  So I don't know if the winner thing is how I would want to align myself.  It falls prey to the Hegelian dialectic trap once again.

And yes, your soul and your thoughts are free but fly from a commercial airport and voice complaint about the search process, go through US customs coming back into the country, try not paying an unratified tax, try moving assets out of the country, try getting allodial title to your property, try exercising your mineral and water rights to what lies underneath your property., and I think you'll find that your flesh is less free than you may think. 

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Resilience

Directly (15 miles or less except for Port Huron (25 mi)) to our West is:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo,_Michigan

Center spot Richmond, Mich: That's me.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richmond,_Michigan

East:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo,_Michigan

South:

New Baltimore:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Baltimore,_Michigan

North:

Port Huron, Mich.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Huron,_Michigan

The Blue Water Bridge will be our starting point for our trip to Rowe. As you can see it is so beautiful and a wonderful visual as we start our trip. Canada is so sweet from Sarnia and I imagine all the way to MA.

In everyone of these communities there lies between many thriving and open air Farms that are great sources of friendships, and food. for those willing to lend a helping hand especially when the rather large gardens need to be picked for the canning, and freezing phase to store for the long and cold winter. I wish I could express to you what it looks like from Romeo to Richmond in the spring with the many thousands of apple, cherry, plumb, pears, and mulberry trees that bloom each year. The air is so sweet from the bursting blooms that for weeks these scent the air for miles around. Then the cow shit from the winters barn build up hits the air as the farmers prepare their fields, and that too, is a great smell after you've been around it a while. Then again, I like the smell of skunk as it too permeates everywhere in early spring.

I left this for you Folks if you had nothing else to do. Guess what? These places as you see have been around about the time of our Revolution and I expect they'll be here a good while yet still.

Respectfully Given

BOB

OT: I see my initials up and from whom, and I will NOT go there. I know you love ao so keep on loving him. I have him blocked however. Oil and water thing. I did throw the first snow ball so I expected this...Gillbilly started it! LOL... Peace

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91/2 hours of sleep! I haven't had ths much sleep...

...since my son's were born that I just feel: (a shout out to Gillbilly, Jan and Barb. LOL)

Blame Barb

BOB

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Slavery, you have it right.

I think Mr Molyneaux expresses what ails us so well.

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An adversity to enslavement

You are so right sir, and I am at odds in this country of his to find that long lost spirit amongst the people that are around me. I am a complete disharmonic to the normalcy bias attitudes that surround and abound.

Thanks to you Bob and everyone posting here, truely uplifting and inspirational and just when I need it most. You folks have the sensational seminar that you all deserve.

Cheers from Brian.

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Brian, you posted the absolute piece for all to truly...

...understand what we have become and how the system works. I applaud you.

Except, and with GREAT RESPECT...

What is missing in this video from the Romans times, the times of great leaders like Jesus and his ilk, are the Good Folks like you, myself and many here is that we overthrew those forking Romans. As Serfs we took the Elitist class to their knees with the Magna Carta, and fought tyranny, and won in so many instances throughout history. I dare say we haven't lost a battle in the grand scheme of things. So, here we are. Afraid? You bet. More determined? Some are. Then when the tax structure and wealth effect of the collective becomes so strained that the necessities are not forthcoming because the lazy class stole this from you, your absolute needs, Food, Water, Clothing, and Shelter (not money) then I dare say the PEOPLE will reassert themselves, and win the good fight once again.

I believe this as wholeheartedly as my body has a soul, a good and spirited soul gaining the strength it has from my Father before me, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, and all the Women who nurtured us. It is the Women who give us our soul and spirits because the madness of protecting our Freedom's leaves a great deal of re-wiring, and Women do love their Men without judgements but with a love that is just them. 

It is a long and gallant group of Good Folks who are what we are. We write here today in honor of them, we must.

To the Women who serve to protect my freedoms I will NOT abandon you either, and will be tolerant and loving as you re-wire.

Love you Scott's, my Brother then.

BOB

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Thoughts from Granny

Brian, thanks for sharing Mr. Molyneaux's video, it was thougt provoking.  When talking with the IRS I can almost feel the strings that direct my actions. Ick

Arthur, love Sophie Scholl's writing, am going to print it out and keep it for future reference.

Bob, glad you are going to Kripalu, you and Barb will have an enjoyable time and I do hope you will share some of the take-aways with us.  Also, kudo's to you for not .... engaging into more tit-for-tat discourse with ao.  You are both valued contributors but the oil and water thing isn't a lot of fun for the rest of us so glad it's in the past thanks for that Bob.

et al, really enjoy the threads, contributions and comments.  Even if there are no "likes" peoples comments are still interesting and appreciated.  The humor is fun too, especially since the topics these days can be disconcerting and even scary.

AK Granny

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Here's to the crazy ones...

...like the many here on this site, who have the guts to be contrarian and challenge the status quo. We "think different", and we WILL make a difference. I that I have no doubt.

Jan

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I cannot disagree

with anything you have written BOB. You have expressed sentiments here that will resonate with me and others gathered on this forum. Your words are realigning my thoughts and beliefs, taking me to places that I have never been before, and I questiion what I already think I know. I am truely humbled. 

A fond embrace across the miles to all you defenders of freedom and liberty.

Its getting late so I bow out for tonight.

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Nice Jan, and all of these threads made me look...

...at myself a little bit. I was thinking of a very nice movie I watched, and a particular scene I remembered (I don't know why I can after many years but I can), and it sums up just about everything I feel.

From Phenomenon:

Life is a trip from here to there, so how do you wish to deal with it? Head on, perhaps controversial, out gunned (metaphorically), not prepared, yet your feet just keeps going forward, and somehow you manage the maize of so much deceit, and still have with you your soul. At this point I think you have attained the ultimate of your destiny in life. Ever lasting Peace. It can't be any better than this.

Peace

BOB

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Bravo Bob & Barb !!!

You'll see it's so soothing being and expressing yourself in the presence of like minded people. It feels like coming home. Here, is about the only place we can discuss what we sense about the world around us. We're considered nut jobs if we try to talk to our entourage about this stuff.  So it was  nice to feel i wasn't  alone , not crazy!!!

Have a good & safe trip and tell all when you get back!!!

Sonya

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OT: I do know what a Sonnet is...

...but I am a romantic so internalized Sophie's words differently. A stretch? Not in my world.

Have a great evening Folks

BOB

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Looking Forward to meeting the Peak Prosperity Family

I  am REALLY looking forward to attending my first P.P. weekend.  Unfortunately I will be traveling solo as I can't get my wife to make the trip (and someone has to watch over the 3 kids).  I have attended a number of seminars like Freedom Fest in LV in the past but like Brian, I am saving my time & money to go to PP instead this year as the views expressed here I haven't found anywhere else.  I really look forward to connecting with the many different kinds of free-thinkers that are members of this community...it should be great (even if we don't agree on everything...thats what its all about right?).  I encourage those of you who are on the fence to come and join us.   Looking forward to finally meeting you Chris & Adam and maybe continue the discussion of Recycled Energy/Waste Heat to Power around a campfire...its gonna be great!

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Shout out to Sonya...Anyone really who have done this trip...

Like it or not but Women tend to dress for other Women, and are catty. So sorry Girls if this recoils you as you read this but I have seen what Women do to other Women. Before even saying hello they know what shoes you have, nylons, make-up, hair, the works. It isn't that Girls are shallow it's just their DNA so NO BELLY ACHING, PLEASE!  I love you all. LOL

Now for my request. How or what should Barb bring to wear? Please understand that Barb will upon waking up in the middle of the night, and knows she has to cross the road to get to the bathroom will probably put her make up on so she isn't caught dead bumping into anyone! LOL Seriously!!! Barb's a sweetie but she is a Girl. Now, I don't want to have to walk with her so any tips I can give her would be appreciated.

I will plan to only wear my jeans, my colors (Tigers T-shirts that are all ragged out), New Balance, and retired and now ragged out golf hat. That's it. OH! hoodies for sure. I have two hoody days, 3 hoody days, all depending on how cold it is. So lots of layered hoodies for me. I will probably wear my fleece Pj's too as dress pants. My socks will always be new as my feet never hit the floor without socks on. Yeah, their baby butt soft and clean. My hair may or may not be neat. You need not dress me as I do not care if the suits, wear suits. Noooo problem.

Finally, a little story. I went to Samoset Resort in Maine with Barb for a nice vacation. maybe our favorite vacation. I was put with three executive types from Massachusetts to complete a foursome for golf. I introduced myself, we told each others where we were from, and being the odd man out I just said: "Anyone here hate the Yankees as much as I do". The Big fella in the group said, "BahhBb (Boston acscent), they ruined my childhood:. This was before Boston won the ship. I was asked to join them for three days to Golf and we had a blast. I like Massachusetts. Boston and I would get along just fine I suspect.

Chris and Adam, I come bearing gifts for you both and your Ladies. A picture will be requested, and placed on my Desk of Fame here in my office. It is quite the honor. Ladies included of course.

BOB

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Wear what ya like...it's cold!

Bob, I live 30 minutes from Rowe. Rowe is comfortable, not fancy. Kripalu/Lenox is fancy, but ya aint goin there so don't worry about it. My wife Kathy is a wonderful woman and she would be wearin jeans to this shindig if we were going. As a Michiganer that's been living out here for decades now, I can give you a few tips - Tennis shoes are sneakers out here. You wash the clothes, not warsh them. Pop is called soda or soft drinks. Hoagies are grinders or subs. If you ask how far something is in distance, make sure you specify if it's as the crow flies. If you enter into Vermont at all, a rack-a-pounders is a six pack. Stoagies are still stoagies. Curse the NY Yankees all you want, but don't utter a bad word about the Sox. Praising the Tigers is fine since most will think it's a team in Idaho (the mid-West is all a blur to the East coasters). I'm still learning as I go. Glad I could be of help!

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Gillbilly,

works for me, thanks. 30 minutes from Rowe and you're not crashing this on Friday? Early Saturday?  It's easy, like sneaking into a ball game at Tigers Stadium. I love the Sox, and Yankees if truth be told but NEVER when playing the Tigers. We own the Yanks. Boston, not so much. 

BOB

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I've GOT to go to this

I'm checking on airfares tomorrow.

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ao,

forgive me but this message I just had to read so I opened it up. I really wish you would come, and I firmly believe that we are only a face to face away from being good/tolerant friends. Now, I may be dillusional in my thinking here but my best friends in life were the ones where we had a little scrape, and then became friends. You know, as kids, you fought and then shook hands. I would truly enjoy (or not) your being at Rowe this year. By the sounds of it I think everyone would get a kick out of it too. We could kiss and make up...or NOT!...LOL 

Be good and still on ignore. Sorry 

BOB

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recording seminar

Chris, Becca, and Adam,

Have you considered audio or video recording of the seminar for those of us who cannot be there?  I would gladly pay $100-$200 for the entire weekend's sessions.  Otherwise, is there any possibility of a one- or two-day resiliency workshop this summer in Chicago, Madison WI, or Minneapolis?

Thanks,

Bonnie

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Bonnie

The facilities at Rowe don't support video capturing of the seminar sessions. Also, much of the "magic" that happens there is very interactive - breakout groups, exercises, personal conversations, etc - and doesn't lend itself well to video.

So, we won't have DVDs produced of the coming Rowe seminar. But...

We are working on subsequent 'chapters' to the Crash Course that will borrow heavily from the core content of our seminar program. These will focus more on the work we can do within our lives to prepare for the arriving Three E trends; to enter the future with as much security, optimism, and prosperity as possible.

I don't have a hard ETA yet on timing for the launch of these chapters on the site, but we're shooting for sometime in Spring. For certain, I will provide detailed updates on the site in the interim as I have them.

Given Chris' current schedule a mid-west seminar does not look in the cards this year. But if you know of a a venue that would be interested in producing one, please put them in touch with me - I'll see what may be possible to work out.

cheers,

A

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Bob and Ao for the record...

I would pay extra money to see you guys lob the snowballs. I would want money back if you kissed and made up.blush

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Gillbilly,

ao and myself will be just fine. I expect nothing but gentlemanly behavior, and I won't be anticipating anything but a budding friendship with ao as we say goodbye after Rowe. I truly hope he and I get to shake hands, and get a sense for one another without this blue screen between us. I will be with my Lady, and that requires of me a way different mind set. Bottom line, "tossing sbowballs while extremely funny as a visual", will just NOT happen. Plus, I am driving, and this time of year may keep me from coming. We are talking about skirting the 45th parrelel for 10 hours (plus) Folks, in March. I know this, I am NOT flying in no airplane.

Peace

BOB

PS: I am having horrible problems since yesterdays ice storm with reading and getting messages.

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Just signed up

Well I couldn't resist, just signed up for the weekend.  We have a three hour break on Saturday.  Gillbilly, if you are around then would love to meet you then.  Unfortunately Charlotte could not come, but was willing to part with me for the weekend. If that time does not work we should get together some other time in the near future.

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Treebeard and Bob

So glad the two of you will be at the seminar. Those who are going will be lucky to have you both there and to receive the fruits of your perspectives. I wish it was in the cards for me. 

Bob, you know I only poke fun at you and Ao out of my utmost respect for both of you. 

What a great weekend you guys are going to have!

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Gillbilly,

Ao and I fully get this. The snow ball thing was a classic and we laughed. Ao and I are fine. Hell, I don't get along with Barb all the time either, and on some issues we will NEVER agree to. Again, I have 12 other Brothers and Sisters and we all don't get along, and probably will not on many issues. However, we are still a family/community.

treebeard, I am thrilled you are coming.

Gillbilly, I still think you should crash this thing, give a donation to Rowe, hell, just play your music (he is really GREAT Folks and I hope he doesn't get mad at me for sharing this. The fact is, this Man is extremely talented) and I am certain Chris and Adam aren't going to have some bouncer kick your butt out of there. Then again, Adam just might grab a snowball or two. He threw a couple at me over the last year, and I was benched for a couple of days to boot. Without rules then chaos, so in the penalty box I went. Deserved it too.

To the rest of you Folks, I have no idea what I will add on this trip. You all have been my teachers, you all motivate me, and that should appear obvious. I am as I have always stated "the least smart of a group of very smart people". I am not fishing for compliments. I am for a fact speaking the truth though. Still, I am working, and hard.  Anyways, blah, blah, blah. See you in a couple of weeks unless the weather is bad and that is a distinct possibility as I look outside today. Yuk!!!

Peace

BOB

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Gillbilly, what kind of music do you play?

If you can't make it to Rowe, maybe we can orchestrate (npi) a low-key "local" gathering sometime.  I'm just north of Gill. 

If you were going to be at Rowe, depending on what kind of music you play, I just might bring my fiddle.

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Amanda, music...

Hi Amanda, 

Would love to orchestrate (pi) a local low-key gathering sometime. Fiddlin is fine with me. Bluegrass, folk, blues, whatever works for you. You're in Brattleboro right? I'll pm you my info. I saw you had a happy hour up there last week, but I couldn't make it. My wife and daughter keep me pretty busy. Lol When the better weather comes, we often have acoustic jams around the campfire I'm sure you would enjoy. Just low-key singing our favorite songs. We draw the line on Kumbaya though.

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Gillbilly, I'm in.

I look forward to meeting you eventually.  I'll try to remember to keep the kumbaya out of it.  Love singing, love campfires, love jams.  Do PM me, and I am sorry you can't make it to Rowe!  It's going to be quite a group this year.

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What to wear.

Bob it's a camp site !!  Go jeans , tee shirts, hoodies. 

Natural. Easy going get up.

Have fun.

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Bob and Ao
Bob and Ao for the record...

I would pay extra money to see you guys lob the snowballs. I would want money back if you kissed and made up.blush

This is almost a soap opera !! The tension is killing me!!!! 

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Nervous Nelly

Barb and I are laughing, aloud, at your thread. Gillbilly put down a "Classic" here and it is just plane funny. This thing has more hype to it than a Frazier knockdown as reported by Howard Cosell:

Rowe in 13 then. Come one, come all.

BOB

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Y'all are in for a treat!...

...if you attend this seminar!  As a guy who's had the pleasure of attending a previous CC/PP seminar (admittedly, just a 1-day deal, without the group hanging out much afterwards or thru an evening), I can attest to the value of the time spent.  Not only the great information and the learning you'll do, but the social contact with people who Get It is a balm on the soul.  Chris & Becca are awesome, and no doubt you'll find your fellow attendees to be loaded with awesomeness, too.  

I'll be celebrating birthday #48 that weekend (actually born on St. Patty's) with a few special friends, at least a few pints, and some live music.  If I didn't, my Irish Nana would clobber me with her umbrella (no mean feat since she passed about 20 years ago).

Enjoy!  I look forward to hearing back from everybody afterwards!

SLAINTE! -- Sager

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