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Did the American Revolution produce significant benefits for women, native Americans, blacks, propertyless white males, and indentured servants?

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner 21 hours ago. 3 Replies

Did the American Revolution produce significant benefits for native Americans, blacks, propertyless white males, and indentured servants?On blacks:"We think they are not, and that they are not included, and were not intended to be included…. They…Continue

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Your favorite photobombs?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Chris G on Friday. 16 Replies

Running of the bulls photobomb.Continue

Men who challenge men to stop violence

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Grinning Cat May 24. 17 Replies

Many men join in the effort to reduce violence against women and children and other men. He speaks of the need to place responsibility on men instead of focusing on women to stop violence. He offers a breath of fresh air, as do so many of the men on…Continue

Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 22. 83 Replies

Surreal, not just found in art.Continue

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Such Lyrics!

Started by Donatien Alphonse François. Last reply by Joan Denoo May 19. 8 Replies

Hello Friends,I was ruminating a bit today on my sixty-some years existence. My mind went back to teenage years when I first figured out religion is not only obnoxiously loud, but also nothing I wanted anything to do with. Truly. I knew by age 15…Continue

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Comment by Tony Carroll on September 5, 2012 at 10:33pm

Hey Steph. This one made me laugh and think of you.

Comment by Steph S. on September 5, 2012 at 10:19pm

Booklover, Patricia and Tony - those are great animal pictures.

Have a good night.

Comment by Steph S. on September 5, 2012 at 10:18pm

Comment by sk8eycat on September 5, 2012 at 7:01pm

My dad would have loved that parrot; he had a South American green when he was a boy, and it drove his parents crazy because it could mimic Grandmother's voice perfectly.

One of his aunts had a mynah bird that said all kinds of snarky (for the 1920s) things. He loved talking about both of them.

Comment by Tony Carroll on September 5, 2012 at 6:35pm

Love the panda! Melinda, perfect cat for you. lol. My daughter-in-law sent me this one.

Comment by Lillie on September 5, 2012 at 5:45pm

I wonder which came first--the cat or the sofa.

Comment by sk8eycat on September 5, 2012 at 3:53pm

That's a purrfect garden pic for a BOOKLOVERRRRR! 

PS: I wannit!

 

Comment by Ian Mason on September 5, 2012 at 2:02pm

Those pics really make me smile. I stole the sofa-cat, btw.

Comment by Ian Mason on September 5, 2012 at 6:34am

Great pics. Have cats evolved to match furniture?

Comment by Steph S. on September 5, 2012 at 6:03am

Thanks Tony!

My mom used to have Beagles - she would love that picture - I will copy it and share it with her.

Have a great day all!

 

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