I also have a blog that is a compendium of various thoughts. Do you know how many hits a day you are receiving approximately? Just curious as I feel like mine is barely being read. I will take a look at yours and…"
"My wife did in fact pass away on May 9th of this year. While she was alive I said I would never remarry and my opinion has not changed since she went to Heaven. All the love I have went into that relationship. I made many mistakes…"
"Looks like a very creative idea about making your Moleskine into a wallet. If you don't mind a cautionary note: Be careful about hiding all of your eggs in one basket. Yes, you have consolidated everything but if you lose your…"
"I came across this group by accident and was intrigued by the name. Who would have thought that someone would think of a group like this. I guess in a way it makes perfect sense. Since the majority of us don't carry a…"
"Moleskine has a rich history according to several websites although it does not appear that the current manufacturer is the original. They have a variety with one for every need and taste. They have a cult type following, not expensive…"
"I too thought it would be nice to have a pen attached to my Moleskine. I used black duct tape and made a sleeve on the spine. It worked great but added to the width of the book and it could no longer fit in my pants pocket easily.…"
"Start writing. Keep a journal or start a blog. One day when you are my age and decide you would like to write you will wonder why you did not start much sooner. It takes no skill to start. Write about what you ate for…"
"I have been carrying a pocket calendar for several years now, even before I started writing on a regular basis. In the past I tried large ones but they were cumbersome and a burden. Then I looked for the smallest one I could find.…"
Jeff, I just stumbled onto your profile page. My condolences to you on the loss of your dear wife. This very day was the funeral of our son-in-law's father who died on Monday after a long struggle to recover from a burst brain aneurysm. His widow has a lot of support but I know that she still has to walk this path of grief in her own way. I will read you blog that gives tribute to your wife. None of us are immune to your experience and I'm open always to learning from those who have and are going through this.
Welcome to the AoM community, Jeff. We're glad to have you aboard.
By the way, if you consider yourself a "family man", I'd like to invite you to become a member of one of my more popular AoM groups. It's called "Family Man", and it's devoted to the betterment of families. It's for men striving to be better husbands, fathers and sons. Check it out here!
Hi there Jeff. Welcome to AoM. Also, thought I'd give you a friendly invite to check out my 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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