Dann Anthony
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Living (for however long) with Leukemia - any survivors to talk to?

Started this discussion. Last reply by D.J. Cardenas Dec 10, 2015. 8 Replies

Gentlemen -Didn't know where to post this. Health & Fitness content didn't seem to cover it.Short story, I was diagnosed with leukemia about a year ago. Was supposedly cured, but relapsed. Now…Continue

Heavy diagnosis - looking for manly advice.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nate Jan 2, 2015. 25 Replies

Gentlemen - have been diagnosed with leukemia. Prognosis good (75% chance of remission), still, scares bejesus outta me.Am not sure what to do with family and friends. Absolutely, have looked up good…Continue

Having enemies a sign of character?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dann Anthony Jun 23, 2014. 51 Replies

Paul Newman once said, "If you don't have enemies, you don't have character."Churchill said, "You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life."I agree.Thoughts?Continue

Biggest BS Story a Guy Ever Told You?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul_of_TX Aug 20, 2013. 22 Replies

Heard a new one today. "I hunt with a muzzle loader. Took down a buck with it at about 200 yards." Before that is "We had a sperm donor. Don't tell anyone, but the donor was Don Meredith."Continue

Tags: fabrication, untruth, Lies

 

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Dann Anthony replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"Have always thought of cussing as being something very familiar; like it should be done only with people you know well. I never cuss in front of someone who hasn't cussed first - especially if it's a woman. Also have never used the…"
Feb 13
Dann Anthony replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion Are You Afraid To Die?
"Hear, hear. Have said this for years. European schools with far more recess and far less testing, like Finland, turn out underemployed, booze-raddled adults who can quote Tolstoy and Shakespeare. That said - I'm for assisted suicide. Why not?…"
Feb 13
Dann Anthony replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion Are You Afraid To Die?
"That's precisely what scares me - the wreckage I'll leave behin, predeceasing my wife, parents and maybe worst, my dog who's a sensitive bugger and will pine forever, not knowing where I went. Also dying an unpublished novelist (am…"
Feb 1
Dann Anthony replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion What Is The Most Significant Obstacle To Human Progress?
"Tribalism. A blank, unholy refusal to listen to or empathize with one another. At every level of our lives and government. It's the same the world over. "
Dec 25, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion Are You Afraid To Die?
"Those all sound pretty cool. And perilous. I was never such a daredevil. Guess if I was going to pick my own murder, I'd rather get it from a tribesman on the savanna than a gangbanger, home invader or mugger."
Dec 25, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion Are You Afraid To Die?
"Closest I came to a clear-and-present-danger death was in Kenya, when someone was going to club me to death for my camera equipment. Was late at night, I was the only one awake on the Savanna. Leukemia doesn't terrify me; that potential death…"
Dec 24, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Hyrum's discussion Asking For a Date Via Facebook Message
"Nothing wrong with putting your best foot forward. It's one thing to suppress your identity to impress someone, quite another to, e.g., dress up more than you usually do, cuss less than you usually do, talk about something other than your…"
Dec 23, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Hyrum's discussion Asking For a Date Via Facebook Message
"You raise a good point. What's the virtue of "being yourself" if you desperately need improvement? Not saying that's you, Sir - but I'm always amused by people soothing "just be yourself," as if…"
Dec 22, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Dustin Wilson's discussion Belts or Suspenders?
"Which is why I never wear short pants. They're a sign of oppression to me. In British boys' school, you first got long trousers at age 12. It could be below freezing outside - we wore short pants. Yes, there were just a few inches between…"
Dec 22, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion Are You Afraid To Die?
"Thanks kindly, Carl. Fight hard I will, indeed. Already am. Ain't leaving anyone to clean up behind me."
Dec 22, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion Are You Afraid To Die?
"Truly appreciate it, Kenneth - I'm fortunate enough to be in driving distance of Dana Farber and to have had the second opinion of a world-famous oncologist at Weill Cornell in NYC. I'll get old - I'm certain of it - D "
Dec 22, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Dustin Wilson's discussion Belts or Suspenders?
"Ah. He may have taken his nod too from Clarence Darrow, who dressed as you described. You're right that some things just look effected. But I'm a guy who wears leather suspenders, pocket squares, carries a pocket watch and has a…"
Dec 22, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion Are You Afraid To Die?
"Leukemia sufferer here, in a promising clinical trial, but may have as few as four months. I'm not afraid to die at all. I'd fear death if I believed in eternal damnation and firepits, which I don't. If there's paradise on the…"
Dec 22, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Dustin Wilson's discussion Belts or Suspenders?
"Sounds like he was trying to emulate Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird," who wore just that outfit. Also sounds like the guy wasn't Gregory Peck, by a long shot."
Dec 22, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Dustin Wilson's discussion Belts or Suspenders?
"I couldn't agree less about suspenders. Bow-ties, yeah - they look eccentric. Yet a few stalwarts insist upon them. What looks best on us is what we feel comfortable wearing. I always feel like a schoolboy wearing a ball-cap, and an adult…"
Dec 22, 2015
Dann Anthony replied to Dustin Wilson's discussion Belts or Suspenders?
"Leather suspenders don't have the give of nylon, but I prefer them. Maybe from seeing cowboy and historic flicks, when nylon wasn't available; leather feels more rugged and durable. A wide, rugged pair with snap clips isn't as…"
Dec 22, 2015

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At 10:22am on December 8, 2015, Brian S said…

There's always hope mate

At 7:45am on May 16, 2014, Michael J. K. said…

Love the Quote Dann and your comments too

Have a great day

At 11:25pm on June 10, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Hi Dann, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

 
 
 

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