Greetings.My name is Brad Felmey and I've lived my entire life in a little town just west of Fort Worth, TX.I have been active civically and politically for most of my life. I'm a past master and…Continue
"My lodge also needed line openings filled. I was raised a master mason, went to one stated meeting, then went to the west.
I recommend going through the line and learning each thing one at a time. I wished I had, although I recognize the need they…"
"A GREAT question, Rusty. You should begin here:
Any lodge under the auspices of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina will be recognized by the council of Grand Masters of North America."
"A lodge that is nearby (or nearer, at least) can do something called "courtesy work". Your mother lodge can issue them permission to help you complete your work. It's done all the time. The secretary of either your home lodge or a…"
"Hmmm, I guess that might be dependent upon the jurisdiction. Here the moment you're raised you're a Master Mason, and it's that simple. You can eventually be suspended if the work isn't completed within a certain period of time,…"
While I suppose it's actually possible that you don't know any Masons, I suspect that the case is you don't know THAT someone you know is a Mason.
In either case, cold-calling is totally acceptable. I know some very good men…"
"X2 is the older model. Was a bit larger. X26 benefitted from miniaturization. Same five second ride.
Fair point. I'm just wary of reports which state the impossible. Most people don't know how a TASER works. It's very much not like…"
"Move out. I know you didn't mention it but I'd bet you live together. It messes with you. You are in no position to decide your future with this woman while you live under the same roof.
That weird calm you felt after ending it was…"
"Yes, Vendetta, strong advice, as you say, and hard to swallow. But if you've read the whole OP -- isn't it completely accurate?
The problem is the "hard to swallow" part. If I were OP and read it, I'd be looking…"
"There is also an X2, whose shot duration specs I cannot find.
Ant any rate, I agree - my main contention is that you're basing your objection on the NY Times summary, not what the report actually says... we don't know what it actually…"