“The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.” Bertrand Russell
ON THE NIGHTSTAND:
A Game of Thrones ~ George R. R. Martin
Mutiny on the Bounty (1939) Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) Great Expectations (1946) The Caine Mutiny (1954) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) The Lion in Winter (1968) A Man for All Seasons (1966) Robin Hood (2010) Joan of Arc (1948) Moby Dick (1956)
"The Shape of the Medieval Music to Come" by Vox Vulgaris "The Wind that Shakes the Barley" by Loreena McKennitt
"I am easily pleased by the best of everything" Sir Winston Churchill
Hi there Philip. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you with us.
"In my humble opinion this gentleman possesses an ineluctable element of the scherzando required of eccentricity.
For your consideration, I present the inimitable Honorable Garech Domnagh Browne ~
Born 25 June, 1939, is a member of the titled…"
A place to talk sheer utter nonsense. That way serious posts can have serious discussions. Feeling Snarky - post it here. Want to vent - let off some steam. However do please adhere to the rules of AoM.See More
"Ditto. Bullshido and Cage Potato are my go-tos. I used to be a little bit too involved on Sherdog, too, but I e-suicided my account years ago and haven't looked back (for my own benefit). Now I generally just add all of the martial arts and MMA…"
"As much as I appreciate the animated gif this really isn't a fight. I am sincere in my suggestion that he seek help. I realize he doesn't think he has a problem and is going to push back at all costs. That's what folks with NPD do."
"Joe, I know there's major issues with her family. And there is some underlying issues with her insecurities and thinks I would try to break them up. Note though that I also said VERY clearly to her that I would never…"
"Both my grandfathers died before I was born.
I don't know much about about my maternal grandfather other than the fact that, during WW2, he wasn't allowed to enlist because he already had a zillion kids. (My grandmother had 18 kids…"
"I would also add that, IMO, it's very odd that someone would become uncomfortable about their best friend (or their boyfriend's best friend) inquiring about their family. It might not be common for men in their young 20s to inquire about…"