restful_authentication rspec failures "Mysql::Error: Incorrect datetime value:"

I am getting 193 failures that all have "Mysql::Error: Incorrect
datetime value:"
how do i fix this??? i am new to rspec and restful_auth, so if i am
doing something wrong, let me know!!!

windows xp
rails 2.1.1

rails testproject
cd testproject

# create my databases and edit database.yml

git init
git submodule add git:// vendor/plugins/
git submodule add git:// vendor/
git submodule add git://
git submodule init
git submodule update
ruby script/generate rspec
ruby script/generate rspec_scaffold blog title:string content:text
rake db:migrate
rake spec # 37 examples, 0 failures
git add .
git commit -a -m "blog with passing rspec tests"
ruby ./script/generate authenticated User Sessions
rake db:migrate # 288 examples, 193 failures

ActiveRecord::StatementInvalid in 'SessionsController on signout
redirects me to the home page'
Mysql::Error: Incorrect datetime value: '2008-09-13 21:22:52 UTC' for
column 'remember_token_expires_at' at row 1: INSERT INTO `users`
(`salt`, `updated_at`, `crypted_password`,
`remember_token_expires_at`, `id`, `remember_token`, `login`,
`created_at`, `email`) VALUES
('356a192b7913b04c54574d18c28d46e6395428ab', '2008-09-12 21:22:52',
'6165929d552bca405be2db0bb538613c8bad7b08', '2008-09-13 21:22:52 UTC',
1, '77de68daecd823babbb58edb1c8e14d7106e83bb', 'quentin', '2008-09-07
21:22:51', '')

it turns out mysql was installed in a safe mode or something
i found this
Now, open the my.ini file located at c:program files/MySQL/MySQL
Server X.x/my.ini.
Add a # at the begining of the line: sql-
Type sql_mode='' on the next line and save the file.
restart mysql

fixed it