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Picture yourself spending some time with congenial friends, sharing your lives and pictures from your cell phones." They're curious about that cool game, song, movie, camping trip, art show, or other event that fascinated you. You talk about all kinds of stuff, poetry, styles, personal achievements, relationships, and bad days. You can share your inner child, and laugh together. They sympathetically listen to your feelings about serious topics like politics or climate change, even when they don't agree.

Personal validation comes from paying attention to one another, giving more than you get. Everyone respects you and themselves, despite our amazing range of personal tastes and interests. They'll tell you they don't agree with an idea or behavior without implying you're a bad person or somehow deficient. It's an "I'm OK, You're OK" kind of fellowship, where nobody tries to make himself look better by picking on somebody else.

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Forest Fire

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Jul 21. 14 Replies

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change.org

Started by Patricia. Last reply by The Flying Atheist Jul 16. 6 Replies

There's a new petition taking off on Change.org, and we think you might be…Continue

Optical Illusions

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Jul 3. 58 Replies

This one seems a bit creepy, like the middle one shouldn't be able to change rotation like that. from Cheezburger.comContinue

Saving Number 90 - From Seth Andrews (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jul 1. 9 Replies

Seth says himself that the following is a departure from the usual fare his YouTube channel features.  Personally, I think it's a positive and constructive move, because it demonstrates that no, we are NOT just about atheism.  We're also very much…Continue

Tags: abuse, animal, puppy mills, Henry, The Thinking Atheist

Human Rights for Atheists, Agnostics and Secularists

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Jun 27. 11 Replies

I just ran onto this YouTube video, promoting a change.org petition aimed at amending the United Nations charter supporting the abolition of all anti-blasphemy laws. The petition referenced by the video is…Continue

Tags: petition, anti-blasphemy laws, UN, United Nations

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Comment by Plinius on July 19, 2013 at 12:35am

I'm glad you and your friend are all right, Patricia!

Comment by Patricia on July 18, 2013 at 10:28pm

Isabel is annoyed, & doesn't understand why none of her other kids answered any of my messages, but what's done is done.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on July 18, 2013 at 10:15pm

That's great news, Patricia.  I'm glad all turned out well and that you now know that you weren't intentionally left out of the loop or ignored.  I'm sure you're breathing a big sigh of relief. 

Comment by Patricia on July 18, 2013 at 10:07pm

I also have lots of 'dots' between words in my address, so it made it hard to guess.

Comment by Patricia on July 18, 2013 at 10:05pm

Isabel is ok & her sister exaggerated the doctor's care thing. She saw a doctor right away to get her medical stuff in place & to get her disability badge.

She wondered why I hadn't emailed her until she discovered she'd left out a couple of letters in her son's email address so everything I sent wasn't getting there. She had also printed out everyone else's email addresses before she left England but in the packing, the ink blurred so she couldn't make out most of them. She emailed me 4 times but of course I didn't get any of them with her not able to read her list & was guessing.

Isabel finally gave up & phoned here today, but I was out so she spoke to my husband about what all went on. They had a lot of delay due to extreme weather in Calgary & backed up planes, customs, etc. Her poor kitty was caged for over 20 hours waiting to get though everything, but he's ok now apparently.

I'm just glad this is finally over!!! Thanks, to all for putting up with me.

Comment by booklover on July 18, 2013 at 8:52pm
Lol Carl, you too!
Comment by The Flying Atheist on July 18, 2013 at 7:32pm

Mindy......and may you live long and purrrrosper.

Comment by booklover on July 18, 2013 at 4:26pm

Comment by booklover on July 18, 2013 at 4:24pm

I plan on being an old lady with a house full of cats! :)

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 18, 2013 at 2:03pm

Thanks for the update on the cats house, Lillie. I often fantasize about adding cat ramps to our main floor, with holes punched into wasted wall space for nests. But our house is large enough for two cats, so there's no excuse. I like ramps and stairs covered with material that gives them a secure foothold more than the smooth slippery-looking painted surfaces though.

Some people use carpeting.

But I've seen an open weave matting used too, which seems as if it would give a better purchase. I don't like this method of separated shelves because as cats age they have more difficulty successfully jumping. An elderly cat can fall when trying to jump up on  a chair from the floor. This would be far worse.

As you can tell, I've spent lots of time thinking about making over my house. Perhaps if I become a lonely cat lady in my later years I'll do it.

 

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