"Yeah....I'd say so. BTW, what is your Mom's new vocation? I graduated with my BA 10 years after I got out of high school. Went back to school when I was 38 and earned my ADN. Graduated when I was 42. Tell your Mom "You go Girl"!!…"
Ah will, thank you for adding me! Sorry, I didn't see the notification. Picayune's over in the delta, innit? I'm betting you've got it worse off than a lot of us, yeah?
If you want to chat on AIM or Yahoo IM, my username is nintfjr. I like to keep in touch with other Mississippi atheists, because I know from personal experience it can be a really difficult experience by yourself.
It's never too late to learn something new. I applaud her courage. My eldest granddaughter is autistic, very high functioning, but she still has her moments. I have a great deal of admiration for people who can teach kids like her. I know very well that teaching is not my place in line. I know she will do well. Best to both of you!
There is a video of the Pope's 'exorcism' caught on film. The man isn't demon possessed, there are likely no 'real' demons. He's just delusional and doesn't want to accept personal responsiblity for his own behavior for his own dysfunctional life.
There is an ad that reads ' Do you support 'traditional' marriage? Vote Now"! .
No, I don't support 'traditional' marriage because there is no such thing. I support heterosexual and same-sex couples marry each other legally , yes. 'Traditional' marriage promoters largely do not believe that heterosexual women are co-equal to their husbands. Their only purpose in 'traditional' marriage is to sexually satisfy their husbands if they can and raise children and do all…
i've got no problem with everyone saying "merry christmas" on christmas day. however, they've turned it into an entire holiday season where it lasts a month or more. in those situations it should be perfectly acceptable to say "happy holidays" or call it a…
I posted the bulk of this on another thread, but wanted to add some context separately.
I finally confronted my faith and embraced the fact of my atheism late last August, 2012. Days after I revealed my "epiphany" to a few friends who knew me from another message board, my sister died from Lou Gehrig's Disease (which pissed her off because she hated catching a disease from someone she never f---ed).
THAT was my sister, understand? She was a beautiful, life-loving, potty-mouthed…