Half.Note: Oh, I love the Rockies. The city where I live sits in a valley right in the middle of the mountains. When I travel outside of Utah (or the surrounding states) I usually get unnverved by how flat everything is. :)
Alberta sounds a lot like Utah- rednecks, fossil fuel (we have a lot of coal) and scenery. Except with a better economy and worse weather. (Our air pollution gets pretty bad, though- especially in the winter. The mountains trap the smog.)
And that was the other issue with Ontario- the sales tax. When I visited, we actually crossed back over the border to get fuel and lunch because it was several dollars cheaper. :)
Ohhh, come on. Who doesn't like kids? They are so adorable. They're cute and funny and really fun to play with. If you met my nephew you'd agree. <3
Cool, you live in the mountains? I'm a prairie girl, but I live very close to the mountains.
Honestly, I love them both. As a back-packer, mountains present a challenge, but I was raised where it's flat and I can always see the blue sky streching on and on.
Albertan skies are always gorgeus. :)
And you get used to the cold. I love chilly winters when I get to cuddle down by the fireplace with a blanket, a mug of hot chocolate, and a good book.
Yeah, Alberta only has the 5% federal sales tax and no extra provincial sales tax. We're just so lucky here. :)
Also, if you like shopping, Edmonton (Alberta's capital city) has West Edmonton Mall which is the largest mall in North America.
Okay, now I'm just sounding like a travel agent. :P
I disagree. They always waste my time trying to get me to 'play'
You are a very cold, cold person, Dynamo.
Colder than winter in Alberta. :P
And I'm the opposite of you. I'm like a jungle gym for kids.
My nephew loves me because he knows I'm always ready to play. And there's a girl just a little older than my nephew who goes to my church and she absolutely loves to play with my hair. Of course, her mom is a hairdresser and my hair is so long that it reaches past my waist, so that relationship seems to come naturally. Still, even at my nephew's birthday party where there were about five or six different kids, they all swarmed to me. (They especially liked it when I picked them up and spun them around--it was exhausting.)
Ahhhh, I'm just rambling now.
Anyways, do you have any siblings? Maybe if you end up with a niece or a nephew then your attitude towards kids might be altered.
Wow, I just realized how far off topic we are from where this thread started out.
Sorry, eaglenester, for hi-jacking your thread!
Au revior, mes amis! <3
I am not cold. I occassionaly like kids. But my criteria for liking them is a bit strict.
My criteria for liking kids is that they have to be cute and not spoilt <3
TIMSSSSS <3 Man, best coffee shop in the world. Collin ought to move here for the Tim's. :) Yeah, Ontario has very high taxes. Alberta sounds cool. I really want to take a nationwide train, especially to see PEI and BC. They look gorgeous in pics. <3 And Vancouver seems like a brilliant city.
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Haha, okay. Not cold, strict. Gotcha. :)
I love the hot chocolate at Timmy's, and the Canadian Maple donuts alone are reason enough for everyone on the planet to move to Canada. :D
I've been to Vancouver. It's not as nice as you'd think. It's really wet and rainy.
The only place in Canada I haven't been is the east coast. I think it would be really cool to go to PEI or Nova Scotia or something.
Hehe, LOL! :)
I know, we're just a train wreck. :P
Half,note, I love their hot smoothies and iced caps. Man oh man! :) Their hot chocolate doesn't compare to the one that I get in my caf though. :)
Oh. Vancouver LOOKED nice. :P
For some reason I always assume PEI is next to BC. It isn't, is it? :/ But yeah, I really want to visit Newfoundland. Their accents are fun! :)
Okay, I think we're agreed. Tim Horton's is awesome!
And, yaaaaano, PEI and BC are on the very opposite ends of Canada.
But while Vancouver is rainy, the rest of BC is nice. They have the most beautiful hills, mountains, and lakes. I spent a week in Lillooet, BC for a camp meeting and it was really nice (Lillooet is in the desert part of BC).
And it's funny that you'd mention Newfoundland because my mom's boyfriend is a Newfie, and while he doesn't have much of an accent, the rest of his family does. Let me tell you, it's close to impossible to understand a word they're saying to you. :P
I think I'd rather visit Nova Scotia or New Brunswick...
No problem man/girl. :) To quote every chic-fil-a employee ever, "It's my pleasure." It might just be that I haven't been on here all that often recently cause I've been ridiculously busy, but are you new? If that's the case: welcome, buddy. If ya got any questions about religion or whatnot, feel free to ask. I really do like to answer em, bein an evangelical and all. :)
Oh, and the pink cupcake above me is my closeted Christian friend Destinee. She quotes the Qur'an from time to time for some reason nobody knows. Regardless, she's also a good source to hit up if ya wanna get the inside scoop on religious life. She's a pretty wise gal.
Oh, and lastly, don't pay attention to anything religion-related modern American society as a whole has to say. Trust me, you won't get the right picture.
And if you wanna know what the Bible has to say on any issue (literally, like ever) then just ask half.note. Dat chic knows her stuff.
And if you're looking for a more skeptical Christian opinion then ask Breece. . . . or if you're looking for a biography about becoming a mainlaine Southern Baptist again . . .
And if you wanna hear something that'll make you laugh then feel slightly depressed call for TheKing.
Oh, and Imaginedangerous also has a pretty good-sized Mormon possy around here if you're movin to Utah any time soon.
Ok, I'll stop now.
Seriously dude, we gotta facebook it up yo! Or... even better... Imagine this. Me, you, Desstinee... and Skype.
Thatd be awesom! (and a little awkward probably, but w/e). Anyways.
On the contrary, I don't think I oversimpified, I just think the solution is rather simple. I don't want to die (or for the sake of lesser offenses, I want to be happy). Harming others will lead to my imprisonment or other punishment. Ergo, I will not harm others.
"Besides, the morality you describe is completely void of significance." Kinda hard to argue with that, consider I agree. Never said it was pretty bro! Why not kill if someone wont know? Easy, someone could find out.
And Grr... I hate when people pull the "doubting our reality" stuff. I start thinking in loops and it gives me a massive headache, which I have to either drink heavily or tap dance to get rid of.
*severel renditions of "I Feel Good" by Bobby McFarin later*
And of course I would follow my insticnts. Our instincts, our tendencies, what-have-you have been formed to give me the best chance to live. Hunger is to consumption what the conscience is to social interaction. I don't doubt my stomach when it growles, I don't shun my nerves when they tell me im in pain, and I don't disregard my eyes when Megan Fox walks past. (actually, I prefer Emma Stone, but thats beside the point).
Posse? I wish. Random has mysteriously vanished. Along with all the other occasional Mormons that pop up and then disappear. :(
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ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!!! Did you not see Megan Fox on that bike in T2? Drools on self then falls out of chair.
Psh. Emma Stone. Please.
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Why? Just . . . why?
Wait--- how did this go from the question of God to music artists? I was only gone for a little while...
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^ Kudos to anyone who gets it.
Also it's a shame that this thread died, was great until someone responded to a lengthy philosophical reply with "blah blah blah Megan Fox blah blah".
Y'know, not trying to mention any names of people who killed it or anything.
But their name starts with a C and ends with an ollinF.