"I would say it depends on how you define portable. If you mean portable as in something ou actually carry around with you, then I like your suggestion of the 1911 and probably the cell phone just based on how it altered our world. The ball point pen…"
"My mother is a christian and for many years I could not puzzle-out what she found so engrossing by "fellowship". It took me many years to find her meaning...i.e.;to be part of something greater than myself."
"This thread is still percolating along?
Just in case some folks hadn't noticed, companies and their advertising agencies have ALWAYS determined what are appropriate venues for advertising their products.
What's happening with YouTube is…"
"My mom didn't care when I was younger,my dad also lived the permanent shirtless lifestyle when I was younger,even when we had company and during dinner. I never saw my dad with a shirt on when I was younger."
"I don't even bother with a shirt when I mow the lawn. I'm getting more comfortable with Peolle seeing me with my shirt off and no longer worry about what they think. It's just a lot more comfortable. I always make it a point to take…"
"Your story is not unlike my own. My father also grew up in extreme poverty in the 1930's in Kansas so going shirtless was perfectly normal. When I was young we did not have air-conditioning so going shirtless in summer was the best…"