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"I have 12 and a watch box. There was a period of time when I quit wearing them due to the convenience of a cell phone but now I wear and use one every day. Some are dressier than others so they are reserved for dates or special occasions."
"Find a quality wine shop and start attending tastings. In my city one of the shops will have two or three tastings per week ranging from $5-10. This will expose you to different varietals that you wouldn't buy without trying. Take notes.…"
"Being from the pacific northwest I am a sucker for a Oregon Pinot noir... The latest one I am stuck on is the 2009 Winderlea Ana Pinot noir. The best way I can describe it would be Lush. I was completely blown away. At onely 313 cases produced…"
Regarding the lies. 99% of the time they are simply embellishments as you say. Which is fine.
There was one lie, which I get the impression was justified but feel free to put me right if not.
A guy's name came up in conversation…"
The DOJ has released a report of its investigation into the Ferguson police department.One thing that stuck out for me, were the example anecdotes which really brought home that just "not breaking the law/doing something wrong" is no protection.A few non-criminal (in that no criminal charges were filed, despite the arrests and municipal charges) examples via the NYTimes piece:In 2012, a 32-year-old black man was sitting in his car, cooling off after playing basketball in a public park in the…See More
"On the one hand, being tempted is not a sin.
On the other hand, if you're tempted now when you're in the full flush of being in love, you're going to be way more tempted later when the new wears off.
...except that you're not in…"
"Hey East London,
Everyone has their idiosyncrasies. You have them, she has them, I have them. EVERYONE has them. The thing is you have to decide if you can live with those in your partner and love them despite their little ticks. I…"