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
"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…"
"So your problem fixed itself...the inevitable always comes around eventually. See, and it happened just as we knew it would...you couldn't take hearing whatever BS lie she was telling you at the time without calling her out, and there it is.…"
"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…"
When I was twenty, women of forty-five and above seemed to look a lot older to me than they do now. I see a lot of women around my age now (53) who are very attractive. Is it just a natural shift in perspective, or are women taking better care of themselves nowadays?See More
""Turns out it actually reduces the pulp in your juice by 30%, thanks to soy. Natural selection can be beautiful."
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"As of 2007, UN FAO statistics indicated that Indians had the lowest rate of meat consumption in the…"
"True but often people have said that cash buying property means it all goes to the owner, not taking into account all the associated costs. And with the ownership of a rental unit there are costs that are not otherwise typically associated…"
"Yeah ... but property taxes, insurance costs, property management, etc. are pretty nominal in comparison to a mortgage. If you can't manage to cashflow some costs, you ought not be investing in anything.
Landlording can be worth…"