David F.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. May 23. 6 Replies

Does anyone use mint on this site?My main questions are what do you like and dis-like.Also can two people share or link accounts so my wife and I can use the service.ThanksContinue

How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Kameno May 5. 37 Replies

I have hit the point in my career that I have to wait for people to retire to advance in my company.  I grew up thinking I would career climb.  However working in a wide flat org structure has…Continue

Maintaining enthusiasm for changes in how you live.

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Aug 28, 2015. 16 Replies

My wife and I are on a diet and activity plan.  Some of what we want to do is move toward eating Mediterranean Diet and Activity along with moving toward meatless days a few days a week.This is…Continue

What moves would you show your Teen Son for discussion after?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Z Jun 15, 2015. 43 Replies

I was thinking about what movies would be good to watch with my teenage son to discuss after man to man.  I have a few years yet, but still I would love to see what movies people think have lessons…Continue

 

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David F. replied to Daniel's discussion The Best Day of Your Life
"My son taught me.  This is the Best Day Ever!!! Seriously every day.  It is his mantra.  When he gets upset or some such we talk about it and think about the good of the day and the day ends as "A Good Day".  His words…"
yesterday
David F. replied to leadership's discussion How can a man know that he has achieved manhood and earned the title of man?
"Well said.  Set Terms, Set Goals, Set Metrics, Break it down and get at it.  Works for about everything.  And when you hit the metrics and the goals. Enjoy success. "
yesterday
David F. replied to John Castiglia's discussion At a crossroads with a friendship
"Then you need to have a sit down with him about him NOT needing to be dishonest to spare your feelings.  It may be that ..........  Really any example will work.  The point is that you both need to figure out how to communicate with…"
Monday
David F. replied to M Cahill's discussion Question: adjusting evenness of double-sided razor
"I have a short handle and a long handle Merkur and I use Feathers also.   How do you put the blade on?  You may be able to push the blade to one side the slight amount needed to fix the problem. The other option is to not tighten the blade…"
Monday
David F. replied to John Castiglia's discussion At a crossroads with a friendship
""he didn't come to the bachelor party because he really didn't want to" ~ And this is a problem WHY?  Really, WHY?  Where you doing things he did not want to be a part of?  Was he morning the change in your 15 year…"
Friday
David F. replied to james m's discussion New promotion
"Manage the situation don't try to "handle it".  First, your people have built the products or the people in the old department have.  Lay out the problem.  If your crew has not built the product, grab someone from the…"
Friday
David F. replied to Steve Dallas's discussion How long do you stay
"Get a solid job offer.  If you like your place show it to your company to match, else take the offer.  Good luck."
Jul 21
David F. replied to theplummer's discussion Suggestions in finding "investor capital" to launch a new invention and web based business.
"Kickstarter and such once you own the patent. Otherwise you need to go start joining meetups for business. "
Jul 7
Nick H replied to David F.'s discussion The USA should Promote States to Nations and from a Union of Nation States like the EU. in the group The Great Debate
"Maybe like Star Trek's Federation?"
Jun 30
Lumberjoe replied to David F.'s discussion The USA should Promote States to Nations and from a Union of Nation States like the EU. in the group The Great Debate
"So you want to be like the Russian Union?"
Jun 30
David F. replied to Chuck Bridges's discussion Sex before marriage in the group The Great Debate
"Actually it is a huge deal and removes the idea that premarital sex causes an increase in the divorce risk.  It shows that there are other factors.  Perhaps we should figure out what THOSE factors are so we can strengthen our marriages as…"
Jun 23
David F. replied to James Sawatsky's discussion Notebooks and Writing Instruments
"I got the Leuchtturm Pen Loop.  Its a fairly good.  Easy to just add to any book you need.  "
Jun 23
David F. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Unpopular Political and Religious Opinions in the group The Great Debate
"I'd tax all operations overseas and if it's not already all paychecks."
Jun 22
David F. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Unpopular Political and Religious Opinions in the group The Great Debate
"I can see reviewing non-profits to assure that they are serving the public rather then only their members and taxing based on that. I thought the part of the point of non-profit tax exemption was to provide a way to create public services without…"
Jun 22
David F. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Unpopular Political and Religious Opinions in the group The Great Debate
"I can see that being a seed to innovation actually.  The business person is not risking their families health and well being starting a company.  At the worst everyone is fed, housed and medically safe.  At the best, sky is the…"
Jun 22
David F. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Unpopular Political and Religious Opinions in the group The Great Debate
"I could see the argument that only those who have served should run for that office.  As to women not being in a commanding role.  I disagree."
Jun 22

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At 11:56am on February 26, 2014, Bob Giraldi said…

Thank you as well for your kind words.

At 9:06pm on December 19, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Better late than never! lol Welcome to The Great Debate.

At 9:31am on May 27, 2011, Steve M said…

David, I noticed that you didn't put your name on the members map, I was just looking to find out how close you were to the tornado that ripped through TUSCALOOSA, Alabama. Did you suffer any from that tornado?

Then I realized I went right by your fair city when I was escaping Hurricane Katrina. I was going to friends in Tupelo.  At the time I was living in Pass Christian.

At 7:39pm on January 8, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site !!!!
At 1:24pm on January 8, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Welcome to the Community, David! Glad to see you already starting discussions.
At 11:42am on January 8, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there David. Welcome to AoM. Also, thought I'd give you a friendly invite to check out my new group The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
 
 
 

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Mongoose replied to Daniel's discussion The Best Day of Your Life
"Incidentally, it drives my wife mad that I very much avoid rating/evaluating things. I don't know why, but I just relish being or savoring things. To rate the bite of food, the work of art, the outing, the anything just seems to make it more…"
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Mongoose replied to Daniel's discussion The Best Day of Your Life
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