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Hang With Friends

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Come on in, pull up a chair!

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.

Nobody here is into mind games. A discussion started with a loaded guilt-throwing question will be deleted.

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what boobs are good for

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I discovered a brilliant new way to avoid  having xians ring my doorbell in attempt to share the good news with me.  Just now, I was in my kitchen, washing dishes and finding something to eat, when I looked out the large window above my sink.  Two…Continue

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Eat vegetables, Be happy

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Aug 1. 9 Replies

An association between the amount of fruit and vegetables people ate and their happiness? Yes indeed. People who ate 7 portions of fruits and/or vegetables a day were the happiest.…Continue

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Comment by Ian Mason on August 24, 2012 at 12:58am

Can I add a third "stunning"? Thanks, Sk8eycat. Had to share it on FB.

Comment by sk8eycat on August 24, 2012 at 12:07am

Grinning Cat: Hmmm...it shows up on my screen, but I've learned that doesn't always mean anything.  Besides I've been typing all day, my eyes are falling out (my screen looks...to me...like somebody splattered it with Wite-Out), and I still have to proof and correct what I've done.  I think I'm going to e-mail Lori and ask for a time out.  She doesn't need the Calendar till around noon tomorrow, anyway.

I hope.

Comment by Steph S. on August 23, 2012 at 9:56pm

That's really funny!

Thanks for the picture sk8eycat!

Comment by Grinning Cat on August 23, 2012 at 9:50pm

sk8eycat, this seems to be the photo you tried to post. Thanks for the laugh!

Comment by Steph S. on August 23, 2012 at 9:01pm

Oh and Paula I really love that mascot animated GIF - really funny.

Comment by Steph S. on August 23, 2012 at 9:00pm

Paula that is such a funny picture! LOL

Thanks for the laugh

Comment by sk8eycat on August 23, 2012 at 8:54pm

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/409586_326581440766538_832290818_n.jpg

Comment by Patricia on August 23, 2012 at 8:50pm

Paula,

Both mom & dad (my terrific in-laws) wanted us to have a big party when they died, & that's what we did for each of them. Too bad it was only 8 months apart, but that's the way it was. There was no maudlin, teary, mourning, or over the top grief happening because we all remembered what great times we had together. The slide show & video the family put together was great as we were all in them somewhere along the line & it all helped to remember wonderful times. We had to celebrate the fact they were here, & they both enriched us all. 

Comment by Paula T. on August 23, 2012 at 8:26pm

This one made me LOL and I wanted to share :)

Your date left two hours ago, you drunken fool

Comment by Paula T. on August 23, 2012 at 8:26pm

Thank you, Patricia.  I do agree this is a great place to have fun and get support.

 

I like "Celebration of Life" phrase!  I'm going to use that when I speak on Saturday, it's perfect! :)

 

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