Thinking about the things in my apartment that are older than I am: Depending on how often you wear it, classically-styled, well-made formal wear. Jewelry generally. Flatware, especially silverware. High-quality furniture. Certain books. Fine china. Winter clothes. Photographs.
In addition to all these, at my parents' house, things older than or about as old as they are: Original artwork (most wasn't bought, though; ancestors created it). My grandparents' marriage license. (I guess they didn't buy that. How about their marriage license as a buy-once item?)
"Odd, I was talking about this today twice, two different venues and instances. Sorry man, it sucks. Sometimes it doesn't matter how polite you are. It's what happens when someone gets too wrapped up in identity politics, which isn't…"
"I doubt you'll find a reliable answer on that: it's too politically sensitive, so you'll get this:
* Transgender suicide rates are high
* Transgender persons have been know to suffer from [cause we would like the reader to blame…"
I don't have absolutely hard info on the first story, but it seems pretty strong.Maybe 5 years back I answered an FB post by a favorite niece who's a huge PP fan. It was a polite and moderate answer, not directly opposed to her view but s leaning, but... niece exploded, saying I obviously hated all women and children. My response was that we're family, you know me better than that, and we shouldn't let politics destroy such bonds. She took down the post, thinking (I believed), wow, that got…See More
"I think it's a good idea to care about your comrades at arms, especially those aspects of their lives they hold most dear.
I don't like this change. Yes, transgender is a severe disability, but what if Trump instead banned the military…"
"This isn't about surgeries or showers, to my mind. That's an argument for school locker rooms and healthcare bills. Frankly, we ought to be screening out the severely mentally ill from military service, across the board. …"