"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."
"God can meet you as far as you can go. There is a Jewish story of a man who wrote to his father saying that he could not make it all the way to him. His father replied that the son should go as far as he could, and his father would meet him there."
"Actually, before Tony Wolf and I diverted ourselves about the word "Bohemian", what you are describing is a sort of gentlemen's (or not quite gentlemen) club. a social gathering group for people with a common set of interests.…"
"Physically I feel a lot better having ,finally found the courage to come out of the closet to people. First night on AofM I outed myself in my status, and I am glad I finally outed myself to my best friend and my high school classmates"