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Hang With Friends

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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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Your favorite photobombs?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Monday. 10 Replies

Running of the bulls photobomb.Continue

Are you battling cancer or a cancer survivor?

Started by Worrall Travel Rs - Roz and Russ. Last reply by Worrall Travel Rs - Roz and Russ on Friday. 14 Replies

Happily, I am now a five year breast cancer survivor, and I am thankful to my friends, family, my health care team, and to science and medical discoveries. Dealing with cancer and treatment is never easy and it's damned scary, but it is easier when…Continue

what boobs are good for

Started by dr kellie. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Aug 21. 77 Replies

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

Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 6. 76 Replies

Surreal, not just found in art.Continue

Tags: surreal

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

Tags: vegetables, fruit, diet, happiness

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Comment by Patricia on Monday

OH.....NONONONO......it is ALWAYS the keyboard, or the computer's fault!!!!!

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on Monday

I hate when I do that, and it seems to increase with age. As the (not so) old saying goes, Good grammar has went.

Comment by booklover on Monday
Oops! * their lives, not there
Comment by booklover on Monday
Thanks, Carl! I moved 11 times in my life before we got this house 23 1/2 years ago. My kids spent there entire lives here (not counting college for my daughter.) We'll probably stay here for the rest of our lives. It's a small one floor. I think it will be kind of neat to leave it to our kids, but if they don't want their childhood home, they can sell it!
Comment by The Flying Atheist on Monday

Your home improvement sounds very nice, MIndy.  There's nothing like a screened-in porch to enjoy in the nice weather.  That, and the roof, are good investments if you want to sell the home later on down the road.  Don't feel bad about taking a loan out for something like that. 

Comment by booklover on Monday
Carl, everyone says my daughter resembles me. Maybe she has jowls to look forward to also! Ha ha. I always say it's better than the alternative! And my kids and pets won't care what I look like!
We took out a loan today, which I hate to do, but we are going to fix- up our paid- for home and pay the loan off befit my husband retires in 4 years. New roof first, but the thing Im most excited for is a screened-in porch off the back of our attached garage. It will have a ceiling-fan and electrical outlets, but best of all an opaque shade to pull all the way down so my favorite fundie neighbors can't see me! Lol.
Comment by Patricia on Monday

We all need a laugh & I try to find some everyday.

No doubt who I look like either Carl.....dammit!!!!

Comment by The Flying Atheist on Monday

Patricia said, "at least I'm still among the breathin'......I hear this is a good thing"

You got a good hearty laugh out of me with that one, Patricia.  That truly was a LOL. 

I just need to look at my 79 year old father to see what I'm going to look like at that age.  People definitely know my dad and I are related when whey see us together.

Comment by Patricia on Monday

Me either but it goes with the territory, & at least I'm still among the breathin'......I hear this is a good thing.......hahaha.

Just received my new router/modem.....so naturally I'm accessing A/N today with the other one, before hooking it up......sigh......

Comment by booklover on Monday
I'm sorry, Patricia! I loved my Grandma with all my heart, but I'm not looking forward to jowls. Lol.
 

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