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.

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Discussion Forum

The myth of religions

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Saturday. 3 Replies

The creation myth of civilizations instructs men to dominate, to conquer, to go forth and multiply. No reasonable person would pay attention to such a god. No hunter-gatherer receives such a senseless message from wise elders.However, that idea…Continue

Tags: masculine, violation, imperative, go forth and multiply,, conquest

Winter Driving, Preparing for the worst

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Feb 1. 2 Replies

Now that we enter the time the Celtics called Imbolc, a pagan celebration of the beginning of spring and season of new life, I ran across this video on preparing for winter driving. It offers reasons for each thing he puts in his vehicles to be safe…Continue

Tags: prepare, driving, winter

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

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Comment by Thomas Murray on November 1, 2017 at 3:33pm

  People who were involved with the Nixon Watergate (Carl Bernstein, James Dean, and others) have said there are remarkable parallels between Watergate and Trump Administration. I have the feeling that the big difference between the two and that the Trump supporters really don't care about the crimes committed under his watch because they are spiteful people. They are angry at Obama, and angry that Hilary wasn't indicted. They are hateful people who feel are licensed under Trump to lash out with their religious and political machinery to suppress the minorities. It was said that the majority of Trump supporters were the under-educated people but the fact is many are college educated and earn over 80K per year.

Comment by Patricia on November 1, 2017 at 3:13pm

I want, & hope to see majors falls that they will never recover from.

Comment by Thomas Murray on November 1, 2017 at 3:03pm


With the Trumpism times, thing were moving too slow to get Trump impeached but since the indictment last Monday and the White House with its goons crashing is is a full speed and gaining momentum. Even Facebook is feeling the wrath from Al Franken for its with Russian ads involvement in the election crisis.

Comment by Patricia on November 1, 2017 at 1:29pm

Aw dats so cute GC! Thanks!

I just really hope the charges stick, & that is just the beginning of many. That bloody orange yahoo is destroying everything in sight at such a pace its hard to keep up.

I had no internet in hospital & its amazing how much can be missed in 4 days......even with Rick trying to update me.

Comment by Grinning Cat on November 1, 2017 at 1:22pm

Sorry you can't use common NSAIDs for pain relief, Patricia!

Have some more hugs!

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And yes, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted on money laundering and other charges, and George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. These are the first of many dominoes, I hope!

Comment by Patricia on November 1, 2017 at 11:13am

Aw, such good hugs too.

Rick & Chadd have really picked up the reins here. Rick makes all the meals, Chadd drives him to the grocery store. Of course the housekeeping does all the cleaning here, which helps guard against infection.

I'm hearing now that charges are being laid in the US?

Comment by Plinius on November 1, 2017 at 12:34am

Time for a group hug for Patricia.

Comment by Patricia on October 31, 2017 at 5:53pm

Thank you very much Ian. Taking every hug given!

Comment by Ian Mason on October 31, 2017 at 5:39pm

Just seen the news from New York. More senseless violence.

Comment by Ian Mason on October 31, 2017 at 5:37pm

Been to see a really good film. James Baldwin was such a perceptive and articulate man.


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