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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Hey folks,

I was watching Youtube to distract from worrying about poor little TJ. We left him in the loving hands of the local PAWS organisation to get his neutering and shots. But he just looked puzzled in that shed full of protesting kitties. We'll pick him up later, they'll call.

Anyway, I just watched this op/ed video from 'The Atlantic', and it was so powerful and well-done that I thought somebody else might like it, too. It's called 'My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes', and it's not at all what you'd expect from that title:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQXB9jHF7FA

I suspect you might find yourself with tear in your eye and a cheer on your lips by the end.

Why did I watch it with that title? Because it was an 'Atlantic' op/ed piece, so I suspected there was something else going on....

Speaking of something else going on, what have you got going on this weekend? It's Labor Day in the US on Monday. I know: that's supposed to be May Day, but the US moved it, because communism. Anyway, it's kind of like Bank Holiday/Sommerschlussverkauf. It signals the end of summer, and there are a lot of picnics and sales. I'm supposed to be playing in a concert in the university park - I don't know how this is going to work out, frankly, because 'organised' is not a word I would use to describe its preparation. So far, the weather report says 'thunderstorms', and so far, they're saying fallback location is the chapel across the street on campus, so heaven knows what this will sound like on that Yamaha...

Anyhow. I was going to ask that, whatever you do, you make one photo of it. With maybe a Suzie Q caption. And send it to postteamhg-at-h2g2-dot-com. I'm collecting Stuff for 24 September now. Help an editor out, please....

And of course, if you care to create a carefully-crafted 13-minute video about your family or whatever, feel completely free. We can embed that, you know....

smiley - dragon


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Hmm I've seen a Researcher's photo of a model of the moon inside a church in Hullsmiley - run


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Post 3

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - rofl


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Post 4

FWR

I have sent you a rather concise wine list....smiley - bubbly

Enjoy your holiday


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - snork

Elektra heard me practising, looked sad. 'I hope it rains and they can get a piano in the back-up venue,' she said...

Otherwise, the borough gets cheesy Yamaha, is what she meant....

Ah, the sense of confidence. smiley - winkeye


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Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

I ... what? How can this not be one of 2legs' threads smiley - huh

smiley - pirate


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - laugh

Update: TJ is back from the clinic. He's still a bit wobbly, but he was glad to get out of that box. Molly is being solicitous.


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Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

smiley - winkeyesmiley - wahPoor TJ smiley - sadface "It's Labor Day in the US on Monday" he ain't ever going to have a female smiley - cat have one smiley - whistlesmiley - winkeye


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - laugh I don't think we'll suffer for lack of smiley - cats.


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Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

smiley - biggrinhe could have nipped to the next town smiley - winkeye on the tiles as they say


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Amy Pawloski, aka 'paper lady'--'Mufflewhump'?!? click here to find out... (ACE)

This year's Labor Day for the Paper Clan will consist of continuing the cross-country move (see NaJoPoMo 2018 smiley - whistle), from Sherman, Texas to Little Rock, Arkansas.


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Post 12

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

That Youtube movie brought back many painful memories and thoughts:
Where to put the blame? If at all?
How to put an end to unhealthy legacies?
How to heal unhealthy family relationships?

Sometimes art hurts. Sometimes great art hurts badly.

smiley - pirate


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Thanks for that, Pierce - I agree.

And Happy Labor Day to everyone who's celebrating it. smiley - smiley


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Florida Sailor All is well with the world

An excellent video. To say anything more would require writing far more than anyone else would care to read smiley - shrug

F smiley - dolphin S


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - winkeye There's always the smiley - thepost....


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Post 16

Willem

I was sad watching this also. My own dad was wonderful but there were many issues between him and me. He, too, had a traumatic and abusive past. I just ask myself why we humans have to mess each other up like that ...


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

I found the whole family's courage amazing. Sometimes it's all we can do to make it stop.


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