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Old 05-17-2018, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Central NY
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Originally Posted by jim9251 View Post
If you can find a real person to talk to, please do that, it helps. I had a preacher once I talked to, he told me to go somewhere else, he couldn't handle what I told him.

Most of my friends do not want to deal with "such things." So no, I don't really have someone to talk to. I feel better tonight because I wrote about it and you answered with what I needed to hear. It also sounded like you understand (I know you do) and you cared. Thank you.

Sorry you got that reaction from the preacher. A lot of people really can't deal with it.

 
Old 05-17-2018, 10:38 PM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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The vast majority of people live in a bubble, and as long as they don't have to wait over 3 minutes for their $10 morning coffee, life is good. And, in itself, is probably a good thing.


You go right ahead and vent anytime.
 
Old 05-18-2018, 06:33 AM
 
Location: Central NY
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^^^^^^^ Thanks!
 
Old 05-18-2018, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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Ok some guy in England is marrying some American actress I never heard of and the news media here is going crazy. I don't get it. Well at least they stopped talking about this Russian nonsense for a second.


I'm going fishing.
 
Old 05-18-2018, 08:52 AM
 
Location: Central NY
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The media has been harping on the wording the bride used to talk about her father. She said that she "cared for him". The media wants to know what does THAT mean? Why didn't she say she loved him?



The media really needs to get a life. Good grief.
 
Old 05-18-2018, 12:42 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Default Precious Metals IRA for retirement questions. Have you tried?

Hi everyone,

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Very important topic for me, I've worked hard to plan properly so any feedback is appreciated.

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Old 05-18-2018, 08:42 PM
 
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You are better off posting in this forum.

http://www.city-data.com/forum/investing/
 
Old 05-19-2018, 10:40 AM
 
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Checking in this morning from New Orleans! Myself and the 2 guys are here for a family wedding. Yesterday, late in the afternoon, we experienced a severe thunderstorm with hail. Boy, did it rain, it POURED! Caused everyone to be late to the rehearsal dinner, but we got there. This is the first time we have ever been here, and it almost feels like a foreign country, down here in the French Qtr. Sidewalk musicians, artists, and haunted building tours everywhere! Absolutely amazing how much income is earned tax-free around here; many of the street musicians look like they may hold day-jobs, too, and are just supplementing their incomes. The streetcars are wonderful. The city is farther along in its recovery then I thought it would be - - I would definitely recommend coming here for a unique vacation.
 
Old 05-19-2018, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Prescott AZ
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Default Up and Down

Got up at 1AM for the wedding. Back to bed until 4 cause it was just all fluff. Then up again from 4 til 5 to see the real thing. Was kinda disappointed in the Princess's dress ! So back to bed again until 9 am. Whew. Glad that's over ! Anyone else watch?
 
Old 05-19-2018, 01:46 PM
 
Location: ☀️ SWFL ⛱ 🌴
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I was up at 6 and watched it with a cup of tea. I loved seeing the green countryside, the buildings and the Rolls Royce. I loved the simplicity of the dress, the yards long embroidered train and the sparkling diamond tiara made for a beautiful ensemble to showcase the bride

I enjoyed the ceremony, but turned the TV off when the commentators began again. While I enjoyed all the pageantry, I kept thinking about one comment I heard: that the bride was giving up her normal life in exchange for a gilded cage. I hope her new life turns out to be all that she envisions.
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