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I've got my first date in 24 years tomorrow night...............

I've been single all these years & haven't had one date. I have 3 brothers who I have asked to set me up with any of their friends. They don't. I have one sister-in-law who has told me that I'm too smart. Her insinuation was that men don't like smart women. I've mostly worked with men who were attached & even though I was tempted, I don't crap where I eat.

I'm in an organization with this man, and he was just widowed 6 weeks ago. He called the other day & we're going to a concert at one of the county parks.

I will let you know how it goes.

I a white woman stopped for gas today.........

here in Western Pennsylvania. There was a car at the next pump over with New Jersey plates. A young African-American woman was driving. I asked where she was from in New Jersey, (just wanted to converse & have relatives in NJ, not that they would know each other, but a way to start a conversation). She said they (she & 4 others) weren't from NJ, but rather from Atlanta.

The NJ plates were because it was a rental. Scenarios ran through my head of, if she were stopped by the Police, how the stop could go sideways.

We had about a 4-5 minute conversation, about Atlanta & her opinion of whether I should visit, she gave me an emphatic "yes."

Before she left, I told her to be safe, she extended her hand to me & we shook. She told me to be safe too. I'm not religious, but I muttered to myself, Godspeed.

Doesn’t the Trump family remind you of other “dictators” & their families”

It bothers the hell out of me that Trump considers his closest advisers to be his children and his wife. I find it creepy, because so often throughout history dictators/tyrants have consolidated power by putting family members into positions of power;

Some examples I have found are as follows:

Saddam Hussein.

Son: Uday Hussein Iraqi Football Association, and several media corporations in Iraq including Iraqi TV and the newspaper Babel. Sound anything like Trump’s son-in-law?

Son: Qusay Hussein He was second in command of the military (behind his father) and ran the elite Iraqi Republican Guard.

Daughter: Raghad Hussein After the war, Raghad fled to Jordan where she received sanctuary from the royal family. She is currently wanted by the Iraqi Government for allegedly financing and supporting the insurgency and the now banned Iraqi Ba'ath Party.

North Korea:

The whole F’ing Kim family from 1948 to the present.

The Phillipines:

Marcos family: Imelda was 2nd in line to her husband before they lost power. She held sway over much national funding that she used to bolster her & her husband’s images. This is what I think Trump’s wife would be up to, if he were elected.

Haiti: The Duvalier Family

Cuba: Fidel and Raul Castro

Nicaragua: Anastasio Somoza Garcia and his family held power from 1937 to 1979

Argentina: The Perons, Juan, Eva, Juan again & his second wife. Thanks to Sanity Claws

If you think of any others, let me know and I will add them to the OP

Fcebook question...........

is there anyway to search for a certain post (it was posted to my timeline), by a friend. Which friend I do not remember. I know that it was between June 20 and July 6 of this year.

It is a recipe I want to make this Friday. What was posted was a video showing how to make it.

I've put numerous search criteria in Bin and I can't find it.

I knew something was wrong with this ad.....

here in Pennsylvania A Pac is running an anti-Clinton ad. It is a man identified as Max "Oz" Giest, former Marine. He is seen in a military cemetery and he talks about that he was at Benghazi and a lot of his friends didn't come back from there and won't be voting in November. There is a lot of emphasis on the cemetery. Other than it's an anti-Clinton ad, I didn't like the emphasis of showing the military cemetery, I just thought it was wrong.

Well apparently it is. See link


Just disallowed my 86 year old mom from reading a book.....

I download ebooks from the library onto a notebook, for my mom to read. She only likes the author Debbie Macomber, so that's all I download. I inadvertently downloaded a book by another author.

. I was looking over mom's shoulder when she started to read it. The first few sentences were "He took his tongue and encircled her nipple" along with other actions.

I said "No mom, let's find something else to read." Mom said "you'll delete it won't you." I told her yes I would. I'm not a prude & neither is mom. But it was a fun interaction with her.
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