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…"
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.
Hello All!I am writing to ask for advice. I recently submitted a manuscript for a childrens book to Tate Publishing. They accepted and offered a contract. I was very excited to say the least; then they started asking for money. It felt very fishy from that point forward. They look like a real publisher on their website, but everything over the phone just screamed "run!". I decided not to go with them after doing a bit of research and seeing that they had horrible reviews.Now, I'm left…See More
"This is a great list. I just wanted to second the exercise part. I'd shoot for whatever amount you can sustainably do each day. I don't think 10 minutes is enough but could be a good start. If you can have a daily routine that includes 30…"
Working on my tiny house - sawing, nailing, screwing, carrying, measuring, pulling wire, climbing ladders, painting, sanding, staining.
Riding my bicycle home from work 11 miles with a pack
Within the past 5…"