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Aug 22, 2016 VelhoSorriso commented on What Can You Do to Broaden Your Worldview? Have Dinner with Your Muslim Neighbor.
Excellent idea! Nothing better than breaking bread to nurture community.
Apr 26, 2016 VelhoSorriso commented on Meanwhile in Michigan: Substitute Teacher Fired For Using the Word "Vagina".
Outrage! Slang is OK, but not anatomy? Teacher wouldn't have been fired for saying "hoo-hah.” Georgia O'Keefe paintings are strongly hoo-ha-ish. If you wanna channel your outrage, write a few e/m or a Letter to the Editor (links below):

Email for Rob Ridgeway, Superintendent:…
Email for Kim Thayer, Principal:…

LTE for the Battle Creek Enquirer:…
Jul 19, 2015 VelhoSorriso commented on I Feel Like We Say "I Feel Like" All the Time.
One of the best books on the subject: Nonviolent Communication: A Language of … by Marshall Rosenberg. In it, he explains how to get in touch with 'feelings' and differentiate them from 'thoughts.' Sometimes we get the 2 mixed up. I really like the book. Helps me a lot in life.
Jan 24, 2015 VelhoSorriso commented on Tangerine Dream Keyboardist/Ambient-Music Icon Edgar Froese, 1944-2015.
Great quote:

Edgar once said: 'There is no death, there is just a change of our cosmic address.'
Jul 24, 2014 VelhoSorriso commented on Amazon Reports Bigger-Than-Expected Loss.
About time...
Jul 10, 2014 VelhoSorriso commented on Claiborne Richardson Wants Pictures of a Kid's Cock.
reddit's take:

In ‘sexting case’ Manassas City police…

with more contact info:

Why not give those involved a call and express that they're behaving like lunatics?

Douglas W. Keen -- Manassas Chief of Police (703) 257-8000 //

D.E. Abbott -- Manassas Police "Internet Crimes Against Children" (703) 257-8042 //
Jun 25, 2014 VelhoSorriso commented on This Is Such Bullshit.
@16 Yeah, it's Paper Chase Press

Radical Neutrality Looseleaf Poster Set
Mar 31, 2014 VelhoSorriso commented on What a City Gets (and Doesn't Get) When It Gives Tech Companies Tax Breaks for Building in Low-Income Areas.
@ 2 Foonken2 said it.

I've yet to read where municipalities win on tax breaks for companies. Maybe the entities can approach it like dating -- if a company wants to locate in an area ~ fine, show off the best assets of the area. But don't give them a tax break for doing it.
Feb 24, 2014 VelhoSorriso commented on SL Letter of the Day: Trust a Gut.
Best advice ever: Listen to your gut. Particularly with regard to relationships.