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

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

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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

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Something we should all think about.....

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Jun 19. 2 Replies

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Religious Calling (Mrs. Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller Jun 17. 0 Replies

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Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Randall Smith Jun 15. 1 Reply

Kathleen Wynne is Ontario’s 25th Premier. She was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2003 as the MPP for Don Valley West, and she became the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party in January 2013.Kathleen is dedicated to building a better…Continue

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Comment by booklover on September 22, 2012 at 8:17am

Sorry Sk8eycat!  I loved school, but I have never been to a reunion.  I'm the kind of person who, once I haven't seen people in a long time, don't want to go back and see them, so I feel for ya!  You'll probably have a really good time and be glad you went!  Love the cat pic! ~ Melinda

Comment by sk8eycat on September 22, 2012 at 1:40am
I'm being Shanghaied! 
 
I got a call this morning from Martha, the classmate I've been doing all the typing and printing for the 55-year reunion this weekend.  She said, "No excuses!  Jacquie [our class president's widow] will pick you up Saturday, and bring you to the Holiday Inn for the dinner, and I will drive you home.  Period. It's been paid for, so shut up and dress up!" Then she hung up before I could protest.
 
I've never been to one of these things, and I didn't really want to go to this one. I don't know what to do, unless I can manage to break a leg tonight ... or something....
 
 
I'll let you know if I survive.
Comment by Plinius on September 22, 2012 at 12:14am

Good morning! 7:10 AM here.

A beautiful painting Patricia!

Comment by Steph S. on September 21, 2012 at 11:05pm

Night everyone!

Comment by Steph S. on September 21, 2012 at 11:05pm

Joan I love that kitty and bird picture so I put it in my Bird Group.

Thank you!

sk8eycat - cool unicorn

nice painting Patricia - very cool

Comment by booklover on September 21, 2012 at 8:11pm

Patricia, that is SO neat!!

Comment by Patricia on September 21, 2012 at 7:38pm

''3D'' painting on the side of one of the businesses in town. This is what's going on around here now, & it's amazing how much less graffiti we're seeing.

Comment by booklover on September 21, 2012 at 7:26am

I love the Dad Cat asking what time their 'kid' will be home from the movies Steph, lol.  And I've never seen the rainbow cat.  How cute!

Joan, I love the cuddling kitten and parrot.  SO cute.  Looking at all these makes my morning! ~ Melinda

Comment by sk8eycat on September 21, 2012 at 1:23am

The poor fake unicorn cat does look disgusted...The silly thing looks more like a KKK hat.  (I thought unicorn horns were on the nose...)

Well, I guess not, but the horn is lower on the forehead:

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 21, 2012 at 12:28am

Good night, sleep tight

 

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