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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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Local Color in the Neighborhood

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Plinius on Saturday. 24 Replies

It's getting on toward peak color season here on the North Coast.  I'm lucky enough to have some truly beautiful examples of it literally right outside my door and a short walk around.  So I thought I'd break out the Olympus and record some…Continue

Tags: trees, local color, autumn, fall

Fall is already here--do you celebrate the holiday season?

Started by Deidre. Last reply by Nick Bottom on Thursday. 25 Replies

I took a brief hiatus from here, and decided to come back. I've missed you guys, and hope you are all doing well. Hard to believe that fall is around the cornerThere's not much of a fall where I live. Having said that, I love Halloween. I don't…Continue

I put my trust in my cancer fighting teams

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Oct 6. 16 Replies

So, something made you ill,then God waited until many people petitioned him,then made you well again.Something makes people around the world illthen no amount of people petitioning Godmakes them well again.Cancer made me ill,I want no one to…Continue

blu (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Oct 3. 10 Replies

After what has seemed like a very long hiatus, TheraminTrees is BACK.  No great surprise, not only hasn't he lost a step, he may actually have gained a few!  That said, may I present:bluContinue

Tags: blu, YouTube, TheraminTrees

Don't leave your keys on your desk: company copies keys from photos for $6

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat Sep 23. 8 Replies

"Keys Duplicated" will make a copy of your house key from smartphone photos, for anyone with a credit card.…Continue

Tags: stealth key copying, stealth key duplication, key copying, key copying from photos, stealth

Optical Illusions

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by sk8eycat Sep 22. 64 Replies

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

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Comment by Joan Denoo on November 29, 2012 at 5:37pm

Tree huggers/tree ornaments 

from National Geographic 

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 29, 2012 at 5:29pm

Melinda, another treasure trove of cat photos. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 29, 2012 at 5:27pm

Philosophy of misogyny, homophobia, intolerance of others' religions, judgment of non-conformity, dominionism, oppression, subjugation, manipulation  exploitation, and hypocrisy. Who cares whether it is a religion or a philosophy, the hate mongering is still there. 

Comment by booklover on November 29, 2012 at 5:17pm

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 29, 2012 at 5:00pm

In for a couple minutes, then heading back out. Just enoigh time for this. Billo strikes again, saying christianity is a philosophy, not a religion. Huh.

The shit flows in, he shit flows out. No one can explain it.

Catch you guys later.

Comment by booklover on November 29, 2012 at 4:53pm

"Lincoln" was a really good movie.  Great cast!

Comment by booklover on November 29, 2012 at 4:52pm

Good Picture Ian. :)

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 29, 2012 at 3:04pm

Ian, I still am not able to open the link you sent and so went searching and this is what I found ... well worth the search. 

OH, DIDN'T HE RAMBLE - Jelly Roll Morton - Sidney Bechet - 1939

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 29, 2012 at 2:55pm

Loren, nice sounds, as usual. Thanks. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 29, 2012 at 2:51pm

Ian, I made a mistake and clicked on "To stop receiving ..." I sure don't want to lose you. 

 

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