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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Discussion Forum

Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of Our Universe (Eric Whitacre)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck yesterday. 10 Replies

We've all heard about the Deep Field observations of the Hubble Space Telescope, how, almost on a whim, the device was aimed at what was thought to be an empty, unoccupied section of sky and a long time exposure was taken.  What they discovered was…Continue

Tags: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Deep Field, Eric Whitacre

Canada Not a Loud Nation

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Dec 2. 11 Replies

Canada is a proud nation but not a loud nation.British newspaper salutes Canada . . . this is a good read. It is funny how it took someone in England to put it into words......Salute to a brave and modest nation - Kevin Myers , 'The Sunday…Continue

FFRF's 2018 National Convention: John de Lancie

Started by Loren Miller Nov 30. 0 Replies

John de Lancie is a lot more than just the infamous "Q" of Star Trek: The Next Generation.  He has portrayed characters as diverse as Clarence Darrow, Donald Trump, and Nazi administrator Hans Biebow, as you will learn when you watch this video.  He…Continue

Tags: Clarence Darrow, John de Lancie, Freedom From Religion Foundation, FFRF

Peak Prosperity, We are at the peak

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 26. 3 Replies

The world is at the peak and tipping point in many different factors, i.e. global warming, monetary growth, insect collapse. I don't intend to be an alarmist and scare people, my purpose is to inform you. Please block me if you don't want to read…Continue

New Rule: Win or Go Home (Real Time with Bill Maher)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 4. 5 Replies

In case you hadn't noticed, we have a mid-term election coming up in three days, and it's more than a little important.  With it we can take back at least one if not both houses of Congress from the Republicans and send a message to Donald Trump…Continue

Tags: election, vote, millennials, Hitler, Donald Trump

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Comment by Ian Mason 2 hours ago

Welcome back, Randall. I hope you feel better soon.

Comment by Joan Denoo 3 hours ago

Randy & Loren, the signs cannot be ignored nor denied. I have known for some time; my family thought I was goofy, the doctor gave a name to it, dementia. 

As you know, the last few years have been rough ones for me, and I still have fight in me. Please DO let me know when I miss the target. I want to stay in the fray until my last breath. 

Comment by Loren Miller 11 hours ago

Randall, two suggestions:

  • Pepto Bismol, and if that ain't strong enough:
  • Kaopectate!

If the first don't work, the second will!

Comment by Loren Miller 11 hours ago

Joan, if dementia is any part of who you are, you couldn't prove it by me.  That said, I'd feel privileged to joggle your elbow if I see something amiss come from your account.

BIG HUGS, my friend!

Comment by Patricia 11 hours ago

Welcome back, Randy. Hope you feel better.

Comment by Randall Smith 12 hours ago

Tell me it isn't so, Joan! Reading your comments makes it hard for me to believe. True or not, we're here to support and understand you.

As for my Peru trip, allow me a day or so to digest everything. Overall, it was wonderful. Glad I went.

Speaking of "digestion": I caught a good case of "Inca's Revenge" on the last day of the trip. 48 hours later and I'm still alternating cramps with diarrhea on a continuing basis. I was so worried on my flight(s) home. Fortunately, I made it despite a major lack of sleep (nighttime check-in and flight). Happy to be home.

Comment by Loren Miller yesterday

HEY, Kathy, good to hear from you.  All the very best of the season to you and yours!

Comment by Idaho Spud yesterday

Hi Kathy.

Comment by Idaho Spud yesterday

Hoping the best for you Joan.

Comment by Plinius on Sunday

Hi Kathy, how are you? Did you move and do you live somewhere pleasant now?


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