Hello to all of you, thought I'd do the deed and follow the rules with an introduction. My name is Ryan, I'm 42 and live in a small town in Northern Pennsylvania. I'm a machinist by trade, and a…Continue
"Ken, you're definitely doing the right thing. Offer your support and help and check on her as frequently as you feel you can. She'll come around and it will take time for her, and you to process the sudden change in life as you knew it,…"
"Reading Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking, about her dealing with the death of her husband, helped me a great deal after my father died. It made me realize that what I was going through was not unusual, and knowing that someone…"
"Thanks Micheal, appreciate the thought. It's been a difficult summer of change without my person...all the things we used to do together, I'm alone now and it's not been so easy to keep sane all the time. Autumn was his favorite,…"
"Coming up on the 6 month mark / half a year since my father's passing. In ways it seems like there has been some peace with things, in other ways it's still like day 1. I know this is completely individual for all men, some of us share…"
"I was in Bar Harbor, not really too far away from Portland, most definitely worth the experience if you've got the time. Lobster, calms and micro brew...there are two great ones around that area, Maine Coast Brewing Co, and Lompoc brewing Co.…"
"Thank you Don, for your words and your encouragement. It's going to be a long haul, I know and I'm just going with it day by day and being there for my mom. Not a single moment of any day passes without feeling like I'm lost…"
"So sorry for your loss, Ryan. I lost my Dad in Feb 2012. The first year was horrible. The 2nd year was still rough. Then, it eased up a bit. i still have my bad days, ups and downs. I can't say that it gets any better or easier, I am just able…"
Every gentleman should be able to adequately protect himself and his family from ruffians’ intent on doing harm. This group welcomes anyone who takes pride in their second amendment right to keep and bear arms in a legally concealed manner.
"If the dog is in pain, it's probably best to bite the bullet, tell the girl the truth. I'd advise taking the dog to the vet. Make sure everybody gets a chance to say goodbye to the dog. You might want to bring the girl…"
"Gas or electric? If gas, are the valve & piping to the heater in good shape? (I had a wall furnace that didn't really work well...until I found out the valve handle was bent about 45 degrees. Didn't work too well with…"
Brand new 50 gallon water heater still can't fill a standard sized tub, but starts giving tepid water at 25 gals or so. Service call couldn't find a problem. I'm beginning to wonder if I'm crazy to expect a hot bath, or if there's a spell in the house. Any idea what's wrong? I'm planning to call the installer again and if he can't fix it have him take it out...but will the next be better? it has to be the heater, right?See More
"Just my $.02, but I think 10 is old enough to be pretty honest about the subject. I would not surprise her. Death happens, it's part of life. Dogs do not live as long as people tend to, and our dog is getting older and sicker, and more in pain.…"