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things that are making you happy

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by globetrotter, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. LawrenceMD

    LawrenceMD Senior member

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    Not as good as frozen custard?
     
  2. MyOtherLife

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    I am in love with someone. They know. When I told them, they vanished for 9 months... 2 months ago they re-appeared into my life. There is a 99.99% chance that we will never be together romantically (in a conventional sense) ....and yet, to my astonishment, they are not afraid of my feelings toward them and our friendship continues now at a much more meaningful and spiritual level for both of us. Platonic love is a very difficult concept for many, and it requires incredible discipline, but it offers its own rewards. This is what is making me happy. Loving someone without sex. To their credit, they are also allowing this friendship to grow.
     
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  3. acidboy

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    :confused:

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    making me happy... acidkids report cards came in, and being that I am in charge of their homework and making sure the money I pour into their private school is doing some good, I am happy that acidkid no.1 is still among the top of her class, and acidkid no.2 who just started school, has also gotten mostly a's. high expectations azn dad is proud.
     
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  4. imatlas

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    :fistbump:
     
  5. in stitches

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    fantastic news, acid. i imagine the stress of being an azn tiger dad is almost unbearable.
     
  6. lawyerdad

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    The only emperor is the one of the ice cream.
     
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  7. MrG

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    Damn, Piob, you go prepared!

    Funny, I was just reading an article yesterday about wilderness survival, and it said that lost day hikers are the most common survival/lost-in-the-wilderness scenario.

    Most of my hikes are, like aravenel's, in pretty highly-traveled areas, so I'm not that well stocked. That said, I'm hoping to start venturing out more into less-populated hiking areas, and I'll definitely need to step up my hiking prep when I do.

    I think the next outdoorsy purchase for me will be a good knife for my PFD. I carry a pocketknife just about everywhere, but it's just too hard to access quickly when I'm on the water. Plus, I have a tendency to store it in the pocket of my kayak skirt, rather than on my body, which will be a big problem if I'm separated from the boat. I need something that will stay with me that I can grab and have ready to use with one hand. I'm eyeing one already, but I think I'm going to wait a bit. The missus has been very understanding re: a number of outdoorsy buys I've made recently, and I don't want to push my luck.

    After that, I want a nice drop/water/dust-proof point-and-shoot camera.


    GoPro, bro!
     
  8. MrG

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    Actually, I just realized that my next outdoorsy purchase will actually be sleeping bags for the family, since we gave ours to Goodwill when we moved.

    Then it will be the knife and camera... :laugh:
     
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  9. Piobaire

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    For a camera we just bring along our Canon S 95. Damn that is a great little camera. Have it in a padded case that goes inside a pocket.
     
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    I just got some new LL Bean hiking boots. Well, mommy bought them, because I used the "Think of it as an early Xmas present" line. :laugh:
     
  11. MrG

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    That is a nice camera.

    My problem isn't so much hiking; it's being on the water. I have a dry bag that has never failed, but I'm still not confident enough in it to put anything electronic in there that would be ruined by water. Right now the only electronic device I carry on the water is my old BlackBerry, so all of my pictures come from an obsolete camera phone.

    Plus, our point-and-shoot is getting to the point where I'd feel justified in replacing it, and drop/water/dust-proof can be just as handy around a little one as it can on a river!
     
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  12. L'Incandescent

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    Today I trolled a forum devoted to knit hats (Knit Hat Chit Chat) by inappropriately introducing religion into the discussion. Man, did they get PO'd!

    A lady, whom I know not to be a lady of Christian faith, was showing off a knit hat she had knitted. I said "A good knit hat should please the senses, but also it should direct the mind to matters loftier and more divine. Since the OP has not faith in Christ, she cannot comprehend how those two realms can be mediated. You see, it is only Christ who mediates the earthly and the divine."

    I was banned.
     
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    Betimes I am of proud to Internet know you, this is of those times.
     
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    It is why it is so good...

    Sexting your wife is so home counties..
     
  16. lawyerdad

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    Pardon my ignorance, but what is "home counties"?
     
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    Makes sense. Muchos gracias, amigo!
     
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    Whaa? you mean why'd they vanish? cuz their world was already upside down and they were overwhelmed...but they are ok now.
     
  20. L'Incandescent

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    I can't speak for acidboy, but I think he was confused by your use of the plural pronouns to refer to the singular "someone."
     

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