How many of you have interesting ancestors?I'm sure there has to be a few big-name descendants around.I know a little on my paternal grandfather's side - initially leaving France, and helping to…Continue
"Pfffff, half the nitwits that are muttering no big deal get all bent out of shape about Zombie Jesus.
"Hey, somebody ask the white people if they get upset about racial slurs pertaining to Asians!"
"My paternal grandfather always claimed that somewhere up the line was Mark Twain, and he thought John Adams, though he never had anything other than verbal stories from his parents and grandparents. I told my father I'm going to start…"
"I've had a chance to go over my family tree. Besides the previously mentioned personages I am related to:
Jesus (a brother)
Some guy who did something that was not very intersting at all somewhere in Ireland
"On my father's side, I'm descended from dirt farming peasants from the Netherlands, and starving peasants from Ireland. On my Mother's side, dirt farming peasants from Russia, so poor, they had meat when the chicken died (Note:…"
"Great Grandpa the guy whose picture I use as a avatar..... Quana Parker, is pretty well known, another interesting relative from about the same time period is Deacon Miller...several incidents from his life were used in the Clint Eastwood…"
"Because most Americans and Canadians are of either UK / British Isles ancestry or French ancestry or both . . . because it was the British Empire and the French Empire that did most of the colonizing of most of North American north of…"
"My family loves the claim that they have no royal blood, at least in my direct ancestry it looks that way.
We're Sweboz/Suevi/Suebi/Suecos, a German tribe that became big and then sort of kinda dropped out of the stage right before the…"
"If you're looking to prolong the life of your large Moleskine then I'd recommend this leather notebook cover. Found it on Amazon and wish I'd done it sooner. The quality is outstanding and although a bit pricy well worth the…"
"I suspect OP may be referring to biology more on a chemical level, rathen than anatomically. The aesthetics of what is manly are always changing anyway - one thing we know for sure though, titties ain't manly!
It's a difficult one to…"
"$1,000 is not 6 months' expenses. $1,000 is the same cost as the major car repair you can write a check for or put on a credit card.
6 months' expenses might be a crumbling chimney, or we can think about other major repairs often…"
"Praying for a good Christian wife, if you're a good Christian man that is, would not be selfish as it would answer at least two prayers should it come about. But the second part of the question about material possessions well,…"