So far in my life the only jewelry I've worn was a class ring (for about 3 months), and my wedding ring. My dad is at the age now where he's starting to give stuff away, and I got some jewelry from…Continue
"Great topic, Stephen
Actually I think the emerging trend is the other way. We went through a long period of prosperity in the US so we were more willing to pay someone else or just replace old items. Now that our economy has hit some…"
"Thanks for sharing this. My dad made some pretty bad mistakes as a husband and father too.
Though we've developed a friendly relationship in recent years, and I've been telling myself I forgive him, you've made me realize I…"
"Gave up porn a couple of years ago, for multiple reasons. The affect on my sex drive was contrary to what I expected. My sex drive went UP. Way up!
Can't really say if I diddle more or less than before, but I know my…"
"I don't think I agree that there is actual "disdain", but I've noticed in our local school system when they talk to the students about their future its as if a liberal arts degree from a 4 year college is the only real…"
"Jack Reacher and Bob Lee Swagger. Roland Deschain. Odd Thomas. Sherlock Holmes. King Arthur.
Sounds like I should read the Hannibal Lector books. I liked Silence of the Lambs but thought the other movies were…"
"The heavy bag is a workout I never have to talk myself into doing. Its a fun workout and stress reliever.
I was told the rule of thumb was to get a bag that was at least half your body weight.
Timer apps are great and I use…"
"I admire the young men who ignore all the talk about how bad everything is in the economy, politics, society, etc and are still looking to the future with determination and hope to accomplish great things.
It reminds me that things can and…"
former boxer, wrestler and football player
I carve and build with wood
lift heavy, daily
love fishing and hiking, archery and firearms
Princess Bride is on my favorite movies list
can type faster than…"
"I can admit Im a wannabe. Or more accurately a "wish-I-woulda".
I don't dwell on it in conversations, and I'll only mention it as a showing of respect for one's service, admitting that it would have probably been…"
"So is understanding facts one of the signs of being a pseudo-intellectual snob, while going with blind emotion a sign of a true American patriot? I am honestly confused, you claim you understand that what Shane is saying is true, but you side with…"
"Then I'm not concerned abou you Rick. My issues are obviously with others. Speaking of Catholics, the Vatican has usually been well versed on the science of the day. For example, they knew from their own observations that Galileo was right, but…"
"Cowboy hat, gun and middle fingers? Shit, that is just about every asshole here in Texas, esp here in Houston, you are going to have to do better than that to win at 'Merica. Hell, even us "elitist, intellectual snobs" who are…"
"In 1929 the long wait finally paid off when Mussolini proved willing to enter an alliance with the Vatican. A precondition of the negotiations was destruction of the parliamentary Catholic…"
"Ok, you are a child. When I was a child, I had thoughts such as yours. I would spend nights in arguments with the religious folks, trying so hard to prove to them that I was right, and so that they would see just how wrong they were. I was…"