Let me get started by stating that I'm normally not at a loss as to what to do with roles that have been assigned to me. For once I/we are at a little bit of a loss. My wife and I were just asked…Continue
"When my dad passed this past Feb he wanted to be cremated. We talked with the funeral home and they offered a rental casket. The rental was a high end casket as they reuse it but the interior is new each time. This was a nice affordable way to go…"
"Navy or grey suit if going with a suit. A blazer or sport coat may also be appropriate. But the ONLY people who should be going with a tux would be the men in the wedding party, unless specified in the invite (doubtful). The…"
"I'd agree that in today's "me" world that freemasonry has a more relevant role than ever. It helps oneself to be part of something larger than oneself. This provides brotherhood plus a way to give back to the…"
"Go Old School, my friend.
Get a copy of Emily Post or Miss Manners on etiquette. See "Weddings".
What this sounds like is that you're being asked ot handle the roles usually fulfilled by the parents of the bride."
"I have no idea what this means. If I had to guess, it would mean that they want to use your house as a staging area, but that's just a shot in the dark. Still, if she's godmother to your eldest son, you presumably know her well…"
Let me get started by stating that I'm normally not at a loss as to what to do with roles that have been assigned to me. For once I/we are at a little bit of a loss. My wife and I were just asked if we would be the host couple at our oldest son's Godmother's wedding. To be completely blunt I'm not too sure what those duties entail. I thought to myself "self" you've gotten a lot of great answers to many of life's events from the AoM site, why not one more. Now of course we'll go over the…See More
"What does Alaska have to do with anything? Oh, wait. I see. A Palin reference. Do you get extra points for that?
Rhodes Scholar. Big whoop. Jimmy Carter was a Naval officer and by all accounts has the highest IQ of any President. 2nd worst…"
"It really depends on how much $2000 is to you, and how long you're going to be living in Thailand, and how often you come to the states.
If $2K isn't a HUGE amount of money, I'd say it's worth it - especially if you don't…"
"Not really. CA is the #1 economy and Arkansas is #35, but it's nowhere near as small an economy as Sarah Palin's Alaska. Plus, Clinton before being governor was a Rhodes Scholar and a Lawyer.... What was Reagan?"
"It is all going to depend on the individual.
I love sporting clays myself. I am not really a skeet and trap fan. I could see myself getting bored really fast if those were the only two options.
Same goes for me with pistol or rifle shooting though.…"
"Not exclusively, no. It's about culture. Being raised by whites, instilled with the values, beliefs and world-view of a white upbringing will most definitely be contributing factors to his ability to reach the white house.
"Just off the top of my head, I'd say it was the assault weapons ban and the end of the ban on homosexual military service that cost the republicans the house, not the budget. I was at the US Embassy in Peru at the time as a Marine Security…"