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I learned to use a rifle right handed in the military to avoid the hassle of having to interpret or transIate and reverse all of…"
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Old as the Fire, would-be shaman -philosopher -writer -poet, lover of nature -psychedelic experiences, neurotic product of dysfunctional home -still trying to work it all out. Into: Backpacking -camping -wilderness hiking, Writing -poetry -short stories -essays -journal keeping -someday maybe a novel or play, Movies, Reading -books -magazines -poetry, Music -all kinds (latest love -African ethnic), Social Concerns -peace and justice issues -ending homelessness -ending corporate dominance, Physical Fitness, Busting Spammers, Spirituality -cosmology -theories of consciousness.
Some of my favorites over the years:
The Kings of Summer (2013)
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
The Words (2012)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
In Time (2011)
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Source Code (2011)
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Even the Rain (2010)
In a Better World (2010)
The Way (2010)
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Across the Universe (2007)
The Celestine Prophecy (2006)
Secondhand Lions (2003)
The Matrix (1999)
Men with Guns (1997/II)
The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
The Secret Garden (1949)
So Dear to My Heart (1948)
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Thank you for the welcome to the left handers group I hope to contribute a bit, and also see what is posted. I am very busy with my masters degree so contribution may be limited. But my grandma, father, and I were all left handers. When I was a kid my kindergarten teacher was still from the left is sin category and in class forced me to use my right hand and then at home my parents forced me to write left handed, from this my handwriting has become atrocious. But my grandma, and I wish I knew what it was belonged to a left handed society, they would send out a magazine or newspaper with left handed facts and stuff of that nature from it she told me that there was only one left handed president to serve more than one term in office and I do believe that is or was Bill Clinton.
Again thanks for the welcome and I cant wait till I get more time to check it out.
"If the dog is in pain, it's probably best to bite the bullet, tell the girl the truth. I'd advise taking the dog to the vet. Make sure everybody gets a chance to say goodbye to the dog. You might want to bring the girl…"
"Gas or electric? If gas, are the valve & piping to the heater in good shape? (I had a wall furnace that didn't really work well...until I found out the valve handle was bent about 45 degrees. Didn't work too well with…"
Brand new 50 gallon water heater still can't fill a standard sized tub, but starts giving tepid water at 25 gals or so. Service call couldn't find a problem. I'm beginning to wonder if I'm crazy to expect a hot bath, or if there's a spell in the house. Any idea what's wrong? I'm planning to call the installer again and if he can't fix it have him take it out...but will the next be better? it has to be the heater, right?See More
"Just my $.02, but I think 10 is old enough to be pretty honest about the subject. I would not surprise her. Death happens, it's part of life. Dogs do not live as long as people tend to, and our dog is getting older and sicker, and more in pain.…"