1. Americans are diverse.
2. They like their basic freedoms.
3. They don't really like either of the candidates from the two major parties in the upcoming presidential elections.
4. Most Americans believe in their constitution.
6. (?) The U.S. Is a country where 5 follows the number 4. (This isn't apparently true for you.)
I married an Army man...but I guess I can show some respect for the Navy. Just kidding. Anyone who wears a uniform to defend our country gets my respect.
As for beer...
The amount of narcissists out there. Too many people are only thinking about how there are effected and couldn't care less about others.
The crumbling of grammar through text speak bleeding over into other realms, and the failure of those doing so understanding why it is important to be clear in their communication.
- The U.S. Presidential election
- Text talk
- Lack of face to face communication
The naivete of the average voter.
Creepy crawlies snail-pacing along in the outside lane.
Facebook's impact on the non-Internet world. It seems that these days even a normal family function can't be considered a success unless there are googols (no, I didn't mean Googles) of "friends" attending.
My life at the moment. As many Blurtites already know, I have a friend who is battling cancer. Her new chemo has been particularly hard on her. My mom is going in for a biopsy on Monday. And my husband's aunt passed away tonight from cancer. So....yeah, cancer bites, and my emotions are not good … Read more
Insanity: The removal of restrictions on the mind allowing us to see the world as it really is instead of the way we've been conditioned to interpret it.
Synonyms: Didge, Hippy, Skunky.
Do I judge people by their skin color? No. Do I suspect some people of other color judge me because of mine? Yes. Actually I know that to be true. I also have been judged for not having a bachelor's degree. (Even though I accomplished more professionally than the person who was judging me.) I … Read more
1,000 days ago I still had my home in KS, but was in Florida visiting family and friends. (Thanks to Facebook for that one.)
10,000 days ago, June 10, 1989 was my younger brother's wedding day.
And 20,000 January 23, 1962, I was still in the womb. I didn't pop out for another 18 days. … Read more
I do find it to be educational, but I don't find it unexpected. I doubt I would come here if I didn't learn something.
If you have left over Halloween candy you can donate it to be distributed to those deployed or to veterans at the VA. Here is a link to let you know how. Https://soldiersangels.formstack.com/forms/treats
I recently saw a "T" shirt on a guy that said:
"I don't have a PHD but I have a DD214"
Our service members deserve every day in their honor.
A segment of Louisiana population that makes great food, but speaks a language I don't understand.
Sorry, but it could never happen. High heels hurt too much. It is the same principle as if men were the ones to have children we would be extinct. They just wouldn't deal with the pain.
I am so sorry your friend and her family is going through that. Your friend's dad needs to ask for help. Most places have organizations that can help. Some county or state agencies, and other private ones like Goodwill or Salvation Army, even some local churches. Many can help pay for temporary housing, food and … Read more