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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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Betty Explains Religious Freedom (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Randall Smith May 27. 9 Replies

Well, considering all the RFRA bills popping up all over the United States, plus all the fun and games ISIS is bringing to the good folks in Syria and Iraq, Betty Bowers, the epitome of well-dressed christianity, has decided to clarify the true…Continue

Tags: persecution, ISIS, Religious Freedom, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 6. 82 Replies

Surreal, not just found in art.Continue

Tags: surreal

Let's not define ourselves or others by our worst behaviors

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Dominique Lutz Apr 16. 6 Replies

My take on the recent melt down at Hang With Friends, of which I missed part, is that some of us were tripped up by a habit of thought. It's something we learn growing up, and use without realizing how much pain it can generate -  failing to…Continue

Tags: dispute at Hang With Friends

The FLDS Cult Is Unraveling

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Idaho Spud Mar 29. 3 Replies

The FLDS Cult Is Unraveling"the internet is a lifeline for people trapped in the most restrictive and stifling forms of…Continue

Tags: Warren Jeff, internet, FLDS

Ode to Yahweh (Non Stamp Collector & 43alley)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 24. 1 Reply

Ages ago (five or six years, I guess it is) when I first started recognizing my own atheism, one of the first atheist YouTubers I ran onto was Non Stamp Collector.  His handiwork wasn't up to Disney's standards, nor even Hanna-Barbera, but his wit…Continue

Tags: Yahweh, YouTube, 43alley, Non Stamp Collector

Oregon Field Guide - Lamprey Decline

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 15. 3 Replies

Oregon Field Guide - Lamprey Decline"Populations of Eel-like lamprey have suddenly plummeted since the year 2000 in the Columbia Basin, surprising…Continue

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Comment by Steph S. on December 17, 2012 at 8:48am
Those are beautiful pictures Tony!
Sk8eycat love the cat hugs!
Comment by Tony Carroll on December 17, 2012 at 8:42am

Also this;

Just a couple of images from Fan Of Photography site I like to go to.

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 17, 2012 at 7:57am

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 17, 2012 at 7:53am

Now for the morning wakeup song. Lighthouse. 'One Fine Morning'.

http://youtu.be/pvVN_KRriTM

Enjoy, and good morning!

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 17, 2012 at 6:56am

Dear Grinning Cat,

     I too remember the pain of losing my parents. My thoughts are with you and your family. My deepest condolences.

                                                                       -Tony

Comment by sk8eycat on December 17, 2012 at 4:07am

Not-Grinning Cat today, I know what losing a parent feels like (even after all these years).  All I can send you is a hug

Comment by Plinius on December 16, 2012 at 11:35pm

I'm sorry for your loss GrinningCat!

Comment by Steph S. on December 16, 2012 at 10:32pm

Sorry to hear of your loss Grinning Cat - my thoughts are with you.

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 16, 2012 at 3:23pm

@GrinningCat, sorry to learn of your loss. Thinking of you. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 16, 2012 at 11:10am

Thanks for the Pope story, Patricia. I don't "get" that ad, Napoleon Bonaparte.

I may be away for a couple of days while my computer is upgraded. Not to worry.

GrinningCat's father passed away yesterday. You might want to send him condolences.

Hugs to all.

 

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