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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maggie and milly and molly and may (Edward Estlin Cummings & Eric Whitacre)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 20. 2 Replies

It's amazing what you discover when you go looking for something you had no idea you'd find.  On an impulse, I pulled up Eric Whitacre's website to see if he had created any new pieces.  It would seem that he has: a song cycle called The City and…Continue

Tags: e e cummings, Eric Whitacre

There Is Only One Way to Destroy ISIS

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Randall Smith Nov 18. 1 Reply

There Is Only One Way to Destroy ISISGrowth in population, policies and practices that create a gap between the typical person and the wealthy,…Continue

Passive and Active voices

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 16. 1 Reply

Have you noticed that much of the discussion in families and with friends, in the print media, on TV, and now on the internet is in the Passive Voice? Many people whine, complain, gripe, accuse, blame, call names, ridicule, grumble, bitch, rebuke,…Continue

Tags: and, behaviors, communication., attitudes, learned

Detroit Businesswomen Team Up to Get Rape Kits Tested

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by The Flying Atheist Nov 14. 2 Replies

Detroit Businesswomen Team Up to Get Rape Kits Tested"In 2009, a Wayne County assistant prosecuting attorney noticed…Continue

Tags: women, Enough, SAID, black, victims

Something Beautiful – Nathan Phelps & Seth Andrews

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 10. 7 Replies

And it is beautiful, too, indeed, I think some of Seth Andrews' best work.  Interesting point: rather than Seth's dulcet baritone doing the narration, this piece presses Nathan Phelps' deep bass intonation into service, bringing a different flavor…Continue

Tags: Nathan Phelps, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews, beautiful, something

Your favorite photobombs?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Oct 27. 14 Replies

Running of the bulls photobomb.Continue

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Comment by Plinius on August 14, 2012 at 6:56am

Perhaps something like: Rid of the idiot, at last!

Comment by Steph S. on August 14, 2012 at 5:00am

Love it Ian!


Comment by Ian Mason on August 14, 2012 at 3:28am

Working as a cleaner at that Russian amusement park must be a steady job. No danger of becoming redundant there.

I come here for my daily smiles too. Can't think of a caption for this one.

Comment by Steph S. on August 13, 2012 at 11:55pm
Oh I love the Lolcat Patricia!
Thanks for the smiles!
Comment by Plinius on August 13, 2012 at 11:44pm

A nightmare Sk8eycat! But I'm the sort that gets dizzy when standing on a newspaper...

Comment by Ian Mason on August 13, 2012 at 11:14pm

Also stealing, Tony. Claudia: is there any logical difference? Same deity, slightly different angle.

Comment by Tony Carroll on August 13, 2012 at 8:31pm

Great pic, Steph. Will have to share with my sister.

sk8eycat, I would LOVE to go on that ride! It looked fantastic to me. That's just me, though. Crazy, huh. Well, never claimed to be sane.

Comment by sk8eycat on August 13, 2012 at 7:35pm

Oh, Steph...I really did LOL ant that photo!  I'll bet the ones who hate "Bring Your Kid to Work Day" the most are those who have chosen to remain childless.

(Or, can you imagine an older employee, with grown children, bringing a daughter who stars in porn flms, or is an elegant stripper?  Or a son who's a hunky male model?  Well...I can dream...)

Comment by Steph S. on August 13, 2012 at 7:15pm

I'm glad you guys are my friends too.

I'll check out that amusement park ride sk8eycat.

Comment by sk8eycat on August 13, 2012 at 7:11pm

Booklover: Aww...what a cutie-pie!

In the meantime, y''s an amusement park ride I've never seen before (and have no desire to try!)

Don't forget to wear Depends!
(Do they sell those in Russia?)

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