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"... Much as those of my ilk may joke about problems caused by "FM" (as in F***ING MAGIC!)…"
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Loren Miller commented on Loren Miller's blog post The Problem With Miracles
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Terence Meaden commented on Loren Miller's blog post The Problem With Miracles
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"Done and done, Terry.  Have a look here."
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The Problem With Miracles

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"Opinions and feelings are meaningless unless they are in support of facts."
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Terence Meaden commented on Terence Meaden's blog post On Miracles
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Randall Smith commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"I love Colbert! Wish he wasn't on TV so late in the evening."
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Randall Smith commented on Sydni Moser's group AGING ATHEISTS
"Good to hear, Ian. No more colonoscopies needed for me (at my advanced age). Yahoo! I was "phished" on Facebook last week. They prey on the elderly."
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Randall Smith commented on Randall Smith's group Just sports stuff.
"Congrats to the Browns! Wonder if you ever slept last night, Loren! My Colts (and Bears) didn't fare quite as well. The Brown's win almost made up for it."
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Loren Miller commented on Randall Smith's group Just sports stuff.
"Okay, okay, now, let me get this straight:Browns take a 7-0 lead on Roethlisberger's first snap?!?  They're up 28-0 after ONE QUARTER and 35-10 at the HALF???  The Steelers NEVER LED?!?  Major league football, I believe the…"
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Randall Smith commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"At last, Lawrence O'Donnell (MSNBC) made the comparison of Trumpism to the Nazis and neofascism. That's what scares the crap out of me."
Jan 9
Randall Smith commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"The events of Jan. 6 brings to mind a comparison of Trump and Hitler. There's a similarity in rhetoric and mass following--mob mentality if you will. I'm not sure of the psychology explaining this. Does anybody have an answer? (Have I…"
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Randall Smith commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth and the Biggest Loser of All Time (SCUMP) News
"True. I just heard that both Democrats won in Georgia! And, it won't be long before this group can be omitted--the lowlife will be gone!"
Jan 6
Randall Smith commented on Randall Smith's group Just sports stuff.
"I'm happy the Indy Colts made the playoffs. Loren should be happy the Browns also made it! Not to mention his Buckeyes playing for the national championship. The Midwest rocks!"
Jan 4
Randall Smith commented on Randall Smith's group Just sports stuff.
"Football, football, and MORE football today and this weekend!!!            Bring them on! (Go Hoosiers!)"
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"Indeed: HAPPY NEW YEAR to one and all!  "
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Randall Smith commented on Adriana's group Science!
"And, Joan, we just had a major earthquake in Croatia!"
Dec 30, 2020
Randall Smith commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth and the Biggest Loser of All Time (SCUMP) News
"Chortle, chortle!"
Dec 30, 2020
Randall Smith commented on Sydni Moser's group Coffee Break
"Ian's photos didn't pop up for me either. I know it sounds awful, but I'm not sure if I want to take the covid vaccine when it becomes available. I'm weighing the pros and cons."
Dec 28, 2020
Randall Smith commented on Sydni Moser's group Coffee Break
"A new day beginning with a beautiful sunrise, a bowl of hot oat meal, peaceful (except for a pack of howling coyotes somewhere out there), and knowing our idiot president will soon be gone. I spent Christmas day home alone, but not without lots of…"
Dec 27, 2020
Randall Smith commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"All good ones!"
Dec 22, 2020
Randall Smith commented on Adriana's group Science!
"Carl would have enjoyed seeing Jupiter and Saturn in conjunction. Last night's view was spectacular!"
Dec 21, 2020

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Thanksgiving Musings

Posted on November 27, 2020 at 8:22am 0 Comments

I sometimes question my sanity. In this case, was I crazy to go to a Thanksgiving gathering where there were 18 adults and 8 children in attendance? I was the only one to wear a mask--no guarantee to avoid Covid 19. I ate with the mask off of course.

The host (my son-in-law's father) is a preacher, so, of course, he had to give a prayer (blessing) with everybody holding hands. I quietly escaped the room feigning a bathroom "emergency". I have no idea what was in the prayer. Now for…

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Mini trip

Posted on October 13, 2020 at 9:06am 2 Comments

Since my Road Scholar trip to England was cancelled, Plan B called for a "vacation" to visit my sister in Edinburg, Virginia. I just returned.

From Indiana, I drove south of Cincinnati to Big Bone Lick State Park to see where pre-historic mammal fossils have been found. They got trapped in the salt lick mud. There wasn't much to see, but it was interesting.

I drove east to Red River Gorge area in Kentucky and hiked up to to see a natural bridge. Pretty neat. The next day, I…

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At 6:52pm on July 31, 2020, Grinning Cat said…

Hi; looks like this site is unlike A/N in that you don't have to be "Friends" with someone to send them a private message. Anyway, I'm glad a few of us have made it here, and I look forward to exchanges with the regulars.

At 10:39am on July 28, 2020, Doone said…

At 2:02pm on July 26, 2020, Mrs.B said…

I've been here since 2013, & it's a lot like a/n in format. 

At 8:17am on July 26, 2020, Loren Miller said…

HEY, Randall!  Glad to see you made it!

At 12:39am on July 26, 2020, Chris B said…

Hi Randall, good to see you here!

At 4:32pm on July 25, 2020, Mrs.B said…

Hi Randy....jumping ship, huh?

Patricia

At 4:18pm on July 25, 2020, Stephen Brodie said…

Welcome to AU Randell.

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