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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A Powerful Message from an old wise teacher :

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Chris Dec 26, 2017. 10 Replies

I received a gift this morning from a virtual friend, Pamela Smith:A Powerful Message from an old wise teacher :" One day an old wise teacher was walking through a village. A very angry and rude young man came up and began insulting him. "You have…Continue

10 Tricks from 46 (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 6, 2017. 3 Replies

Apparently, Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, has been slumming.  That is to say, she's been talking to Mike Pence [gasp!].  It would seem as though Mike has offered some of his not-so-personal tricks of the trade on how to be a 21st century…Continue

Tags: tricks, Mike Pence, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Oct 19, 2017. 99 Replies

Surreal, not just found in art.Continue

Tags: surreal

Speak English? YOU FIRST! (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Donald R Barbera Sep 27, 2017. 5 Replies

Honestly, the title to this piece is badly under-representative of the content.  To be far more accurate, what we have here is Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, going on a rant.  Before you say it ... Say WHAAAA?  Betty Bowers ranting? …Continue

Tags: America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

10 Things About Patriotism (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Plinius Sep 26, 2017. 2 Replies

It seems as though lately, Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, is evolving into America's Best Patriot.  She has recently been taking some fairly well-aimed shots at a certain Orange Nightmare and his sycophantic hangers-on, regarding the…Continue

Tags: patriotism, Donald Trump, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

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Comment by Bertold Brautigan on August 8, 2017 at 9:15am

Minnesota is lucky to have such a conscientious and well-intentioned senator. Actually, they're lucky to have two.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on August 8, 2017 at 8:42am

Bertold, I've never seen that clip of Al Franken.  Stupendous!  Who in 1983 would have thought he'd become a respected US Senator. 

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on August 8, 2017 at 8:14am

OMG! Now Senator Al Franken does an unbelievable Mick Jagger imitation.

Comment by Thomas Murray on August 7, 2017 at 7:48pm
Comment by Thomas Murray on August 7, 2017 at 7:38pm


I use this too to exercise my feet and message it while I sit and watch TV or read....

So you can do the same thing while in your wheelchair.....

Comment by Joan Denoo on August 7, 2017 at 4:39pm

G.T. Classes" The pace of instruction is faster than academic classes, and students are expected to go into greater depth in content. While GT classes prepare students for the rigors of an AP class, they also have curricula specifically designed to meet the academic needs of gifted and talented students.

Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the United States and Canada created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students. American colleges and universities may grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations.

Comment by Joan Denoo on August 7, 2017 at 4:35pm

Thomas, I gladly will offer my right ankle and foot for experimentation. I am out of the wheelchair now, but still use it because it hurts to walk. 

Comment by Thomas Murray on August 7, 2017 at 4:22pm

Amazing science. I can't explain it so better for you to read this article:

Comment by Thomas Murray on August 7, 2017 at 2:01pm


I just checked my younger son (B) record and they haven't placed him G.T. classes yet. There is some bureaucratic b.s his school is giving us. I will have check and push for advancement classes for him. As for my older son (J), he is in advance classes now.

The last week of August there is an open house at both schools so I shall find out.

Comment by kathy: ky on August 7, 2017 at 1:45pm
Simple answer all of her classes are advanced : )
Told you I got distracted. Lol

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