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…"
"You can make fun of me for leaving a broken rinse and repeat system known as education, you can even laugh at my beliefs regarding Lamat but you cannot possibly deny a illusory reality that is basically a projection. We are all part of this massive…"
"You paid into the unemployment system.
You couldn't earn money.
You paid the government to provide you with income when you couldn't.
That's a service you paid for, just like you pay for the department of agriculture to inspect the…"
"As others mentioned, following the recommended maintenance service schedule is definitely the best thing you can do. Depending on the make of the car, having the car serviced at the dealership can cost you a pretty penny, but with some dealers…"
"I wouldn't regard cash payment as a "service", paid for or otherwise. Services are those things we pay the government to do because we can't -- defense, fire, law enforcement, roads, courts, schools (to some extent),…"