Good Morning Friends from across Locals! You Digital Neighbors frequenting Padre's, The Bigots, Fascinating People and Triggeratti that hustle & bustle around the Triggernometry, Phamily, Phriends and the Dawn Patrol that joined the circus at Phetasy and finally the Refugees that rode the wave out of Big Tech and gave life to the idea of Locals at Rubin Report. Love you all!
While I choose not visit Malice and Scott Adams, I do support their efforts. I watch enough of their content and it seems only just to offer something in appreciation. I have sampled the Gutter, visited Tulsi and Timpf, tried out New Discourses and the Babylon Bee and often see other communities that look so inviting and promising, but one only has so much time. Not enough time to be a member and usually not enough funds to be a supporter, but I do appreciate the gathering of like minded creators that Locals has brought together.
The internet offers us a unique experience of friendship with people we may never meet in person but have already experienced some of their character and personality. I don't think they are any less real that meeting in person, just more difficult and slower moving because we cannot see the non-verbal's and nuances that form interpersonal communication in person. However, we have all met and have been in relationships with others where the only things connecting them was geographical proximity. Not a very human experience of friendship or community, we have an spatial relationship with everything else, 99.9% of which are just things. Critters and people are different, and not even all critters, it is hard to say one has an emotional bond with a reptile, but maybe it is possible. Anyways, on to some thoughts about friendship, one of my favorite topics. You don't need many, but most of us benefit from a few close ones.
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over. - James Boswell
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. - President George Washington
We shall never have friends, if we expect to find them without fault. - Thomas Fuller
SNOLLYGOSTER - A dishonest, corrupt, and unprincipled person, especially a politician. 19th Century American Slang.
And finally, an Autumn Hillside along one of the river roads in MO. Happy Sunday to all of my Locals Neighbors and Friends! A busy day at the parish with our Sausage Dinner, I'll be posting photos over at Padre's.
Almost a BHC - language warning for gentle souls
Welcome guests and digital neighbors! I hope you enjoy your visits here. May this little spot become a haven for those who want to connect with others away from the toxicity of many sites. Locals is a great experience for me and I hope it is a good experience for you. Any community is only as good as its members, so please see the community "About" section for guidelines as to what I hope will help us enjoy our visits here.😇
Dues to changes @LOCALS this community is no longer a free community if you want to participate. I believe you can lurk about and read things, but you will be unable to post without signing up for $2.00 monthly charge. Since this changed has happened, I want all of you to know that any funds that come as a result of this community will be given to charity. I came here for community - not for profit.
The two charities I want to sponsor at the beginning will be our St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry that services our New Melle Community. The other charity will...