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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.

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

This group is not intended to compete with other groups on topics they cover but to "fill in the cracks." Whenever a discussion dwells at length on a topic for which there's an existing group, we urge you to provide members a link to that group to continue along their tangent.

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Please start a discussion to share stories, photos, and videos. Replies will pop up in your "latest activity" and a conversation can develop from the feelings and thoughts you contributed. Groups are built on discussions.

Discussion Forum

Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of Our Universe (Eric Whitacre)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck yesterday. 10 Replies

We've all heard about the Deep Field observations of the Hubble Space Telescope, how, almost on a whim, the device was aimed at what was thought to be an empty, unoccupied section of sky and a long time exposure was taken.  What they discovered was…Continue

Tags: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Deep Field, Eric Whitacre

Canada Not a Loud Nation

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Dec 2. 11 Replies

Canada is a proud nation but not a loud nation.British newspaper salutes Canada . . . this is a good read. It is funny how it took someone in England to put it into words......Salute to a brave and modest nation - Kevin Myers , 'The Sunday…Continue

FFRF's 2018 National Convention: John de Lancie

Started by Loren Miller Nov 30. 0 Replies

John de Lancie is a lot more than just the infamous "Q" of Star Trek: The Next Generation.  He has portrayed characters as diverse as Clarence Darrow, Donald Trump, and Nazi administrator Hans Biebow, as you will learn when you watch this video.  He…Continue

Tags: Clarence Darrow, John de Lancie, Freedom From Religion Foundation, FFRF

Peak Prosperity, We are at the peak

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 26. 3 Replies

The world is at the peak and tipping point in many different factors, i.e. global warming, monetary growth, insect collapse. I don't intend to be an alarmist and scare people, my purpose is to inform you. Please block me if you don't want to read…Continue

New Rule: Win or Go Home (Real Time with Bill Maher)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 4. 5 Replies

In case you hadn't noticed, we have a mid-term election coming up in three days, and it's more than a little important.  With it we can take back at least one if not both houses of Congress from the Republicans and send a message to Donald Trump…Continue

Tags: election, vote, millennials, Hitler, Donald Trump

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Comment by Joan Denoo on Saturday

@Randy, I look forward to learning about your adventure with Road Scholars in Peru. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on Saturday

Loren, for some reason, my birthday greetings did not get publishes. Allow me to be late in my greeting to you. I hope your day was special and the coming year will be full of good health, happy family & friends, and lots of delicious food. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on Saturday

@Patricia, I am happy to learn Trudeau called the new trade deal ”CUSMA" – the Canada, United States, Mexico Agreement.

It is about time the U.S. stopped being in charge of naming. Remember what Neil DeGrasse Tyson said about naming rights? 

Neil DeGrasse Tyson - The Islamic Golden Age: Naming Rights

Comment by Ian Mason on Saturday
Dear Joan. I'm so sorry to read that. Of course we'll do all we can here and I'm sure your family will rally round and support you there. You, I know, will resist with all your strength.

Will you be using medication? A lot depends on the type of dementia of course.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dementia/diagnosis-t...
Comment by Joan Denoo on Saturday

It is now official, I am in the beginning stage of dementia. Hang in there with me, dear friends. I will do my best to think clearly and critically. Please challenge me when I fail at this goal!

Comment by Patricia on December 5, 2018 at 1:08pm

Comment by Ian Mason on December 5, 2018 at 11:54am
Happy birthday.
Comment by Plinius on December 5, 2018 at 7:35am

Happy birthday, Loren!

Comment by Loren Miller on December 5, 2018 at 5:44am

Make it official, gang: Google knows EVERYTHING.  I pulled it up this morning and THIS is what I got:

Comment by Plinius on November 30, 2018 at 11:49pm

Nice one, Patricia!

 

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