MastersConnection 2020
Issue 270 In This Issue December 3rd, 2011

Editors Corner

Can you believe it is already December 2011? Holidays are approaching. Social calendars are filled with parties, school programs, Christmas parades like the one in Yelm today (Saturday) and lots of holiday traditions.

Masters is read all over the world. It would be wonderful if our reader friends from distant lands would share with us some of their Christmas traditions. Do you put stockings on the mantle for Santa to fill? Do you leave cookies for Santa? Is your Santa Claus called Saint Nicholas, or another name? Do you decorate trees in your homes? Decorate with outdoor lighting and Christmas scenes on the front lawn? Caroling? How do you share the Christmas spirit with those you love? With those in need? Please email us at with your stories. Flood our mailboxes. We want to share Christmas with you, wherever you are in the world.

This week’s newsletter brings together a collection of diverse topics. Our friend Tari Parker has shared an adventure she had with a “runner” that touched her heart. Thank you, Tari, for your effort to write your story. Everyone I talked to this week seemed to recognize “runners” front and center in their life. Tis the season of forgiveness, love and giving. Link Here

The Patron Saint of Practical Preparedness, Teri Simpson, wrote a story for us this week about a very practical survival tool that would also be a great holiday gift. Be sure and watch the accompanying video, you will want to be prepared and know how to escape a sinking vehicle. This is important information because it is counter-intuitive. It is definitely worth watching. Link Here

Our video selections this week are heavy on science: HAARP, alien communication through crop circles, stirring images of earth’s frozen landscapes, earth’s magnetosphere, the discovery of a new element and Icelandic volcanoes that are changing our world.

You might need some inspiration after that heavy lineup, so click on over to the story of the Two Frogs. They will teach you a lesson about persistence in holding your focus. That walk you take every day is producing amazing unseen results even though you might not see them today. Keep walking.

The Money Conundrum will make you laugh and it is a story just in time for National Shop Locally Saturday. The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes is an amazing truth-teller. The store-front in Berlin is spectacular! Don’t miss it.

Phoenix Rising School is planning a wonderful holiday dinner cruise and you are invited. Click here for your invitation. Link Here

Our friend, Giorda, called just before deadline tonight and asked us to ask you to “save the date” December 15 for an Anniversary Party and Phoenix Rising School Fund Raising event which will include a fashion show and Yelm’s local a`cappella blend of 6 unique voices singing classic and contemporary Yuletide Songs. Stay tuned for the details.

I hope you have a wonderful week with the spirit of the holidays foremost in your heart. Remember to drop us a note about your favorite holiday traditions. Help us fill the newsletter next week with your stories. Blessings to you and yours.

A Small but Powerful Tool That Could Save Your Life
By Teri Simpson, Optimum Preparedness

Here in the Northwest the winter season is upon us. Here that means lots of rain, which means flooding: underpasses in Seattle become closed, the Skookumchuck River in Lewis County overflows its banks every year (some years it's really bad, like 2009). In other parts of the country, winter brings snow and ice, making roads dangerous.

No one EXPECTS to go off the road into deep water. No one EXPECTS to get swept off the road during major flooding. No one EXPECTS to get trapped in their vehicle during a flash flood, where water can rise 10' in a matter of minutes. But if that ever happens, the ResQMe Key Chain Emergency Car Escape Tool can save your life.

About now you are thinking "Well, whatEVER. I don't live near a river. Or on a canal in Florida. Or by an ocean. What does this have to do with ME?"

That's what I am about to share.

In late 2008, my brother and his wife lost a good friend. He lives in Texas, nowhere near a river, canal or ocean. In Texas it doesn't rain a lot, but when it does it comes down like nothing we up here in the Northwest see. Up here the weather radar shows green for rain, and maybe some yellow if the rain is really intense. In Texas, their rain starts in the yellow range and goes into red and dark red. (I didn't know rain on the radar map could go that color, meaning more rain in an hour than we ever see. Meaning they can get 2 or 3 or 5 inches in an hour.)

Their friend was going into work around 6:30 am during some heavy rain. While going through an underpass the water was deep enough to make her car stall out (maybe 1 foot or 1.5 feet). She called her husband who was getting off his work shift at 7am to leave early and come pull her out of the water and give her a jump. He left immediately in his truck to go help his wife. He went to the exit they usually use but she wasn't there. He called her on her cell asking where she was. She explained that due to the rain she used a different exit. He raced that way. But it became obvious that due to flooding he couldn't make it there so he called 911.

She called him back, saying the water was rising in the car and because the strong current was forcing her small car against the abutment she couldn't get the door open and the windows didn't work because they shorted out. She had nothing in the car that could break the safety glass in the windows, hitting or kicking did nothing. As the water got higher and higher in her car she begged her husband to come save her. There was nothing he could do but talk to her until her phone went dead.

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Airport Adventure
Tari Parker, an MC2020 reader

Technology eludes me.

I have a generator, a shortwave radio, a video camera, and a cell phone – none of which I know how to operate.

At Chicago’s O’Hare airport Friday evening, November the 11th, I was trying to find someone who might be willing and able to show me how to use my cell phone.

I’ve had it for almost three years and have used it a dozen times.

I needed to buy more time on a prepaid calling card so that I could call my daughter Kym in Ohio to let her know that I made it to Chicago and would be landing in Cleveland about 10:45 where I would be meeting Becki, my other daughter, who was flying in from Clovis, California, via Dallas, Texas. We were on our way to Akron to be with a critically ill son and brother.

Eventually, I called Kym from a pay phone but I still had an hour before my flight to Cleveland and I wanted to get the cell phone working.

Airports and airplanes aren’t the social places they once were. People talked to and looked at each other in days gone by. Now, every face was buried in a newspaper, book, or magazine - every ear had a cell phone attached - and every lap held a laptop.

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Money Conundrum
Very interesting !!

Buy Local - Spend it Here, Keep it HereMay this wave of realization come swiftly to mass be it.

It is a slow day in the East Texas town of Madisonville.  It is raining, and the little town looks totally deserted. Times are tough, everybody is in debt and everybody lives on credit. On this particular day, a rich tourist from the East is driving through town. He enters the only hotel in the sleepy town and lays a hundred dollar bill on the desk stating he wants to inspect the rooms upstairs in order to pick one to spend the night.

As soon as the man walks up the stairs, the hotel proprietor takes the hundred dollar bill and runs next door to pay his debt to the butcher. The butcher takes the $100 and runs down the street to pay his debt to the pig farmer. The pig farmer then takes the $100 and heads off to pay his debt to the supplier of feed and fuel.

The guy at the Farmer's Co-op takes the $100 and runs to pay his debt to the local prostitute, who has also been facing hard times and has lately had to offer her "services" on credit. The hooker runs to the hotel and pays off her debt with the $100 to the hotel proprietor, paying for the rooms that she had rented when she brought clients to that establishment.

The hotel proprietor then lays the $100 bill back on the counter so the rich traveler will not suspect anything. At that moment, the traveler from the East comes down the stairs, after inspecting the rooms. He picks up the $100 bill and states that the rooms are not satisfactory, pockets the money, and walks out the door and leaves town.

No one earned anything. However the whole town is now out of debt, and looks to the future with a lot of optimism.

When you really think about it, the only reason we need money is that we are paranoid about getting our needs met. If there were a way to be sure our needs would be met, we could probably live without money.

Request from Steve Klein

RSE Student Accomplishment Recognition
RSE would like to hear from students who are making a difference in their lives and in their world.
If you have an accomplishment that is consistent with what you have learned as an RSE student and wish to share with the public, please send a brief description to Steve Klein, for consideration to be published in the RSE Newsletter. 

Earth Watch

The last major eruption at the volcano was in 1918, and caused such a large glacier meltdown that icebergs were swept into the ocean. Picture: ThinkstockIceland volcano Katla sparks global disaster fears
A HUGE Icelandic volcano long overdue for an eruption is showing signs of activity that could disrupt air traffic, experts reported.
There have been more than 500 tremors at Katla in the south of the country in just the last month.
An increase in activity at the site since July has also been causing concern among volcano experts.
The last major eruption at the volcano was in 1918, and caused such a large glacier meltdown that icebergs were swept into the ocean by resulting floods.

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Attenborough's frozen planet

ALERT! Magnetosphere under pressure
Unknown solar storm? Or is it EARTH ITSELF?!

Random Video

Thrive - What on Earth will it Take?

Store Front In Berlin - Don't Miss This One!

On The Lighter Side

Europe explained in two and half minutes

Backyard Friends

Entomologist Mark Moffett found this carrot-eating giant weta in a tree on New Zealand's Little Barrier Island. The cricketlike critter weighs 2.5 ounces (71 grams) and has a length of 7 inches (17.8 centimeters).Meet The World's Heaviest Insect
It Weighs Three Times More Than A Mouse... And Even Eats Carrots
New Zealand's giant weta is the heaviest insect in the world and this one is the largest ever recorded.
A nature-lover has revealed how he spent two days tracking down a giant insect on a remote New Zealand island – and got it to eat a carrot out of his hand.
Mark Moffett’s find is the world's biggest insect in terms of weight, which at 71g is heavier than a sparrow and three times that of a mouse.
The 53-year-old former park ranger discovered the giant weta up a tree and his real life Bug's Bunny has now been declared the largest ever found.

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The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes

Two Frogs in Ice Cream
One night, two frogs left the safety of their swamp and ventured into a nearby farm to explore. They soon found themselves in a dairy. Hopping and jumping around, they jumped into a milk pail half full of cream.
At first, they were both thrilled. They had never tasted anything so delicious! They drank and drank.
Soon they were both full-bellied and getting just a bit sleepy. “Time to get out of here and head back to the swamp for some shut-eye,” burped the first frog.
But there was a problem. They had no trouble hopping in. . .but how to hop out? The inside of the pail was too slippery to climb, and there was nothing on which they could place their feet for traction to get up a good hopping distance. . . or any hopping distance at all. The awful reality dawned on them; they were trapped.

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Thoughts become things - choose the good ones!

Community Calendar

We do love to hear from you especially about community events that you think our readers ought to know about. So, thanks and keep the info flowing.

Click here to send us your community event.

December 3rd & 4th:  Santa Portraits at Gorden's Garden Center
Santa will be at Gorden's Garden Center Saturday, December 3rd, from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, December 4th, from 12pm to 4pm
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December 4th @ 2:32pm:  Part 2 of Dr. Karriem Ali’s 3-part MãsterMind™ seminar
This will be held at Awakening Center, 10905 138th Ave-SE, Rainier, WA
Contact: or phone 360.339.4832 for more info.

December 15th:  Giorda E. Anniversary Party & PRS Fundraiser
This will include a Fashion Show and the singing group Bellatones. More information to come. Stay tuned...

December 17th @ 2:32pm:  Part 3 of Dr. Karriem Ali’s 3-part MãsterMind™ seminar
This will be held at Awakening Center, 10905 138th Ave-SE, Rainier, WA
Contact: or phone 360.339.4832 for more info.

December 27, 28, 29, 30, January 1, 2, 3 @ 8pm:  Standing Room Only - Stop The World, I Want To Get Off
STANDING ROOM ONLY,Yelm/Rainier Community's very own Acting Company is now in rehearsal for its holiday show!
At the time it was first produced, garnering rave reviews on Broadway, Stop The World, I Want To Get Off was labeled a "new style" musical. Now, some fifty years later, it is as fresh and funny as ever.
Within a colorful circus/mime milieu, this sparkling and satirical show tells the story of one man, Littlechap, and his journey through the tunnels of Love, Laughter, and Life's Lessons.
This will be held at Spiral Cafe 201 Yelm Ave. East
Tickets on sale at the Spiral, Gordon's Garden Center and the Yelm Food Co-op.

In The News

The element plutonium was used to create one of the new additions to the Periodic TableNames proposed for new elements

Scientists have put forward their suggested names for the newest additions to the Periodic Table.

If the names are accepted, element 114 will become Flerovium (Fl) in honour of the physicist Georgiy Flerov.

While element 116 will become Livermorium (Lv), after the Californian laboratory where it was discovered.

The table's governing body will officially endorse the names in five month's time, 10 years after the elements were discovered.

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RSE Newsletter

Ramtha requested students investigate research on latest DNA discoveries
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Falling Satellites in the news – Ramtha on this subject
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Something Worth Knowing

Smart Meters...FYI!
Corporations ignore the US Constitution. Therefore, the advice this man gives is wise ... Not only in the US, but everywhere. FYI.

Scientists Translate Extraterrestrial Message Before 9/11

Did Scientists in 2001 translate an Extraterrestrial message implicitly designed to warn humanity about the ‘9/11 deception’?

In 1974, the scientist Carl Sagan developed a binary message in a scroll type top to bottom fashion. The binary code is the simplest and most universal language known possible.

This binary message was transmitted repeatedly into space, explaining that we are carbon based life forms about 6ft tall, living on the 3rd planet from our sun amongst other things.

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Before It's News

HAARP Secrets RevealedYoutube - HAARP Secrets Revealed


Phoenix Rising School

“I am 1,000 percent behind this school.” - Ramtha

Count That Dinosaur!

As eleven small faces stared in eager anticipation, Audrey Arpin Goodwin brought out a colorful box. “I have some dinosaurs here,” she told them. “Before we make a suggestion on how we’re going to group them, I want you to look at them.” The reaction was the kindergarten equivalent of a standing ovation.



 “I love dinosaurs!”


It sounds like the beginning of a fun-filled recess, but it was actually the start of an innovative and engaging math lesson involving T-rex and some of his lesser known friends.

After bringing out the reptiles, Arpin Goodwin had the children name as many of them as they could. Initially they identified nearly every one as “Tyrannosaurus Rex” and invented a few names of their own along the way or simply said, “This one is a different dinosaur,” but they could clearly see the differences between the different shapes, colors and sizes.  Then the grouping began.

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The Phoenix Rising School Masquerade Cruise

WHAT: A three hour cruise around the South Sound aboard the yacht My Girl

WHEN: Saturday, January 7th. Boarding begins at 4:00 and ends at 4:30.

WHERE: Swan Town Marina. The boat will be docked right behind Anthony’s Hearthfire Grill, 1675 Marine Drive NE, Olympia, WA 98501. Cabs will be arranged through the Phoenix Inn and will be available at the hotel.

COST: $125.00,which includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, 2 champagne toasts, and one raffle entry . There will also be a cash bar with wine, beer and cocktails.

AFTER PARTY: An after party will be held at the new Olympia La Gitana from 8:00 until midnight. The address is 518 Capitol Way, Olympia, phone 753-2929. Join us!

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