"My experience is that a side gig should be doing something you really love. My buddy and I are slowly amassing the equipment and tools to get into doing marine salvage work on the side. I have no idea if it will actually make money or not, but…"
"My advice for someone your age is not to over think it. I was pushing 30 before I knew myself well enough to know where my talents and my weaknesses were. I was pushing my mid 30s before I had narrowed the field enough to start really creating…"
"I honestly have nothing to offer that has not already been said, as I've never been where you are. But with your permission, I will pray for you and your family.
Be strong, never, ever give up. Not for a second."
"Yea, five pound blocks. Also came for a while with MREs' until the Government decided to set those aside for hurricane relief efforts. When we were kids, we used to buy the welfare cheese from the blacks to use for crab and catfish bait in…"
"Huh. Maybe it's a central PA thing.
Maybe. Here, any reference to cheese is inherently a black joke, being a reference to what we call "welfare cheese". Which is a huge one pound blocks of American cheese that is given out on the old…"
"I can't knit, but I can restring gill nets, splice tow cable, a few other things like that. Comes from living with boats all my life. I can also sew just enough to do a few basic repairs like replacing buttons on my sport coat, that kind of…"
"Now, see. The rest of it I got. The cheese and health insurance thing though. There may be some tangible regional cultural issues here, that I didnt get the whole cheese and insurance bit.
See here, in this area of the old south, if you…"
"I used "chink" not knowing what the dumbasses' actual nationality was, and really just used it for the emotional impact. I was trying to drive home with the kid the fact that he's not one of those who really needs to be exploring…"
"Kid, you are really kind of an idiot. I don't know which of your responses was the most moronic, but I'll stick with our direct exchange.
1. Korean or Chinese = irrelevant. The difference between Korean and Chinese is nationality,…"
Thanks. There was a snow storm outside (in Virginia) this California girl wanted to avoid for the time being, but I wanted to test the brand-new camera. There wasn't much that was cute in University housing.
I was just watching Sunday Night Football and they had the commercial talking about this high school girl who is the QB for football. Am I just out of step with things or does this just not seem like a good idea. I just do not see how having co-ed sports at higher levels is ever a good idea. Any thoughts?See More
"I minored in history at University. It is my belief from this experience that, on the whole, the people who study the past or who read the old books are the academics, and they of all people are the ones least likely to gain any benefit from…"
"Have a side hustle or two. I used to have more.
my main side hustle is being a woodworker and cabinet maker. Unfortunately, there is not much money in it for quality work. Too much competition from Nordic Surprise and their ilk. The woodworkers I…"