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Forum: Non-Fiction 02-12-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,023
Posted By Connie
Wow Jim, that's a lot of typing. I'm very much...

Wow Jim, that's a lot of typing. I'm very much pleased with Mr Trump's first year in office- and my investment portfolio is too- notwithstanding the recent bump er.. correction. But to make an...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-19-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Connie
When I wrote my story I was seeking to understand...

When I wrote my story I was seeking to understand myself, unburden my conscience and put the events in my life in proper perspective. To some extent I succeeded. The fact that I chose to do it on...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-16-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,055
Posted By Connie
Good job Nick. That piece put me right back in...

Good job Nick. That piece put me right back in the Florida that I remember. A great relieve from today in NYC where it is cold and grey.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-14-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
Well I agree with most of what you guys are...

Well I agree with most of what you guys are saying, except perhaps that transexualism is a mental disorder. Not sure about that. But I do certainly agree about the very high rate of suicide- higher...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-09-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
When you put it that way John, I quite agree. The...

When you put it that way John, I quite agree. The other thing that's changing, albeit very slowly, is the shame associated with trans. This may never go away no matter how many Hollywood stars follow...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-08-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
Guys, I don't know that there is a "trans"...

Guys, I don't know that there is a "trans" movement. Certainly I'm not subscribing to such an agenda. This is a deeply personal individual quest to finally arrive at a gender goal that feels...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-05-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
Ok understood now. I did live it, John did not.

Ok understood now. I did live it, John did not.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-05-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
So who better to answer than a transgender?

So who better to answer than a transgender?
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-05-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
I can tell you it does John.

I can tell you it does John.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-04-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,211
Posted By Connie
Well its not a book you should tell, it was your...

Well its not a book you should tell, it was your mother, father, priest, somebody in authority. I hope little kids feel more free to do that today than in past generations.
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-03-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,830
Posted By Connie
Wow Jim, you are a tough one. But I'll try an...

Wow Jim, you are a tough one. But I'll try an answer. Have you studied the biological sciences in any detail? If you do/ or did, how can you not appreciate the perfect dovetailed relationship that...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-03-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
[QUOTE=brianpatrick;740102]I wish people would...

[QUOTE=brianpatrick;740102]I wish people would just stop politicizing issues like this. Why does anybody (except those who are personally involved) care. Well, I know why.

Iím not sure about the...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-02-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
I do admire those countries that have compulsory...

I do admire those countries that have compulsory civil service- like Israel, whether it be mail delivery, healthcare, or active combat service. It instills in a kid the obligation they owe their...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-02-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,693
Posted By Connie
transgenders in the military

I'm sure it is no surprise to anyone on WB, that I rejoice over the news that transgenders are going to be accepted into the military. They should be entitled to serve their country like everyone...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-02-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By Connie
hmmm brianpatrick - maybe being deprived of my...

hmmm brianpatrick - maybe being deprived of my dreams is a gift- not an encumbrance.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-01-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By Connie
I'm afraid I'm with brianpatrick- If I dream I...

I'm afraid I'm with brianpatrick- If I dream I forget about it the next morning. I feel like I'm being shortchanged. Denied a rich source of new material through no fault of my own. I am most...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-29-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,382
Posted By Connie
I'm so sorry Lucia- but it sounds like you and...

I'm so sorry Lucia- but it sounds like you and Grace have had a similar experience. I envy you both for it.
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-24-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,210
Posted By Connie
In fairness to Cityboy and after rereading my old...

In fairness to Cityboy and after rereading my old posts, I have to admit I have been bashing men pretty good. I'll try to watch myself in future.
Forum: Free Writing 12-23-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By Connie
well I liked it. Its he sort of thing that could...

well I liked it. Its he sort of thing that could happen every day in NYC and only the principles would notice. I embrace Marty because it could happen to any of us.
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-23-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,210
Posted By Connie
Boys, Boys- This is Christmas! A time of good...

Boys, Boys- This is Christmas! A time of good will toward your fellow man and one of the two most sacred events of the Christian year. I am even moved to charity, tolerance, and forgiveness during...
Forum: Introductions 12-21-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 2,042
Posted By Connie
Go for it Kelle. I did and I got a lot of helpful...

Go for it Kelle. I did and I got a lot of helpful suggestions from these guys. They are also full of interesting ideas that I find stimulating. Glad to have you with us.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-14-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,919
Posted By Connie
The think about cooking a goose, besides its...

The think about cooking a goose, besides its large size, is dealing with lots of grease. You need a deep roasting pan with a grill in it. Go ahead Grace- try one and invite in the neighbors. If I...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-13-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,919
Posted By Connie
Thank you Grace for your appropriate fealty.

Thank you Grace for your appropriate fealty.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-12-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,919
Posted By Connie
Growing up we always had a Christmas goose with...

Growing up we always had a Christmas goose with all the trimmings- just like Thanksgiving. I was even allowed to drink a little wine. The folks are gone now, but I continue doggedly rendering the...
Forum: Introductions 12-09-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,654
Posted By Connie
wow, this is a terrific offer.

wow, this is a terrific offer.
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