"I have one of those all-in-one bag road safety kits, a small powerful LED flashlight, a small hand crank flaslight, minimal tools, and a phone charger. In summer I have a hat with a decent brim, and a fleece, in winter I keep at least one…"
1) Not always sypathy, but most people deserve compassion, and that may take the form of sympathy and many other things besides. Do unto others, as they say.
2) As someone once said to me, "Get comfortable with being…"
"So, I'm all about doing what you love. The problem I have is when people do what they love but complain that they don't make enough money, can't find a job, etc. You aren't doing that and you are asking the right…"
"Not all are yearbook worthy or appropriate, but here are a few I like.
“Teach me neither to proffer nor receive cheap praise.”-Maxim of King George V
“All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.”-Adlai…"
""That being said my salary is much less than many of my close friends who who have been working longer or are in more lucrative fields."
"working longer" - You will get there over time. You can't change the past, so why…"
"Re: Asking her Dad, if it's importnat to you and she doesn't care, then do it. If it's important to her Dad and she doesn't care, then definitely do it.
RE: The ring. My wife has a platinum ring and I…"
"No, it' wouldn't offend me at all. I'm not there to support the government's (or anyone else's, including my own) definition of anything. I would be there to support the people involved and happy to share their joyous moment…"
"I can't give you much advice on the military except to say that it straightend my Dad and my Borther in law out. That said, they did a most of the work. The military can provide you a framework and tools, but you still have to do…"
"So, I am a big Subaru fan. If you can find a 2007+ legacy, it's a good family car that still manages to be sporty and fun to drive, but it's a bit smaller than a Camry, accord, or Altima. Subarus are somewhat quirky cars in that they,…"
"Is there something that prevents you from learning to drive?
Unless you plan to live in a decent sized city with good public transportation, it would probably help to know how to drive, even if you didn't do it very often."
"1 job with 500 applicants is not "jobs in his field" it's VERY scant employment opportunities...in fact that might as well be "No Jobs".
I switched majors a lot in college and finally settled in engineering because I…"
"Even though I've battled with my weight my whole life, I've always been a semi to very regular gym guy. I just like lifting heavy things and moving my body. You've tackled the biggest two issues, diet and…"
"I've had commutes that run anywhere from 12 minutes to 1hr and 15 minutes one-way. I find that my long-term tolerance hits it's limit at about 40-45 min. average. Right now that is where my commute sits 90% of the time. I…"
"Seriously. Let it go. You'll have plenty of opportunity to be offended at having to do something you don't want to do throughout the rest of your life. Let this one slide.
One lesson and one short work day won't…"
"Rich Dad Poor Dad was great, I ahve mixed feelings about the rest of his books, but I would second the RDPD recommendation.
Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsay is also a must read for anyone with debt of any kind (college, credit cards, etc). …"
"Everyday - Black Walnut from Banana Republic
Special Occasions - Something by Gucci that smells like someone distilled a smoky fire in a saddle store into a liquid. Don't recall the name but it's way too potent for everyday use, but…"
"Well, once Texas is forced to secede, it will remain a home to thriving businesses. They're already fleeing both coasts, in favor of Texas and Oklahoma. Heck, Beretta just shut down their plant in the NE corridor.
"I don't know how we know that OP failed to take appropriate action. From the world's perspective, yes. But: did God tell him to get going? or to stay put?
And that may be the question for OP: did God tell you to get…"
"In a way, I'm with your wife on this ...
When you're in a lifeboat enduring a storm -- pray for help and guidance ... but freaking row for shore. You prayed, but forgot to row ... and everybody else in the boat was justifiably…"