Jim-NC wrote:Ah, but does it work for 12 pounders as well?
gchristie wrote:I'm reading a book that takes place shortly after the Civil War in Kansas. One of the characters, a genteel Georgian dryly observes that the difference between a Yankee and a southerner is that upon meeting a Yankee he will tell you where he is going. The southerner will tell you where he is from. Being one who should know better about broad generalizations, but trips over them all the time, I was curious what my southern friends would have to say about this. [...]
Aphrodite Mae wrote:
A southern gentleman, on the other hand, will plan on stopping for souvenirs, a relaxed dinner, and just about anything except directions. The Southerner arrives a day late and a dollar short, but he has a bunch of cool souvenirs, a picture of himself standing beside the very bed where a cousin of Benjamin Franklin's daughter slept, and so forth.
Aphrodite Mae wrote:Another difference that I've noticed between Northern and Southern culture involves respect. Northern friends tend to only give respect, after it has been earned. Southern friends, on the other hand, tend to extend respect to strangers until it is lost.Havely
gchristie wrote:There are presumptions built into each that are quite interesting. Something to mull over.
gchristie wrote:Since this is the non sequitur thread I thought I'd share something I read recently that made me laugh out loud. This one goes out to the fathers among us, or anyone that has children, or if you've ordered Jackson to assault Butterfield and he decides to take a detour...
Laws Concerning Food and Drink; Household Principles; Lamentations of the Father
By Ian Frazier
gchristie wrote:May 1 is decision time for many U.S. colleges and my daughter and I have been zigzagging across the Northeast visiting colleges.
As I go through the applications and compare tuition, fees, room and board, etc. between the schools and am looking down the barrel of that gun, I keep thinking about the "print money" option in AACW. If only...
So it got me to thinking, what about some other useful real world applications of AACW options? I'm training for a 10K, so having the "fast mover" attribute would come in handy
Jim-NC wrote:My 1,000 post. Ye'haw.
gchristie wrote:While Hobbes manages to pull off both with aplomb, I for one value your quality over quantity, Jim-NC
Gallant warriors such as these will spread terror in the Yankee ranks.
gchristie wrote:Those are some well fed and well shod boys in butternut.
Good luck to you, GS.
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