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Posted: 01 December 2011 05:32 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Greetings my fellow earthlings. My name is Carl, and I just joined this site a few minutes ago. I figured it would be best to stop in and at least say hi before I began perusing and interacting in a deeper fashion. I plan to be an active member of the site, when time permits.

A little about me, I’m a gay man, living in Texas with my partner who recently proposed. We are both non-religious, myself being a Humanist. I am a bookworm, and an avid movie buff, especially with the horror genre. In books I much prefer science fiction, with Alastair Reynolds being my favorite author. I also greatly enjoy classical English lit as well as fantasy, and even books on hard science. I don’t watch much television, though I do like shows such as Star Trek and a few of the more well made shows out there.

I plan to go back to school in the near future for either Culinary Arts or perhaps to finish my degree in English that I nearly have complete. I have struggled for many years trying to find something I want to do “when I grow up” and I think finally I am at the stage in my life when I can figure it out. Baking and cooking are a huge passion of mine so I am leaning towards the culinary arts route.

Well I think I have rambled long enough and taken up enough of you nice peoples time. I will see you all around the forums and if you have any questions, please, feel free to ask.

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Posted: 01 December 2011 06:21 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Welcome Carl! You will find this place to be welcoming and engaging. Glad to have you with us.

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Posted: 01 December 2011 06:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Thanks, can’t wait to start getting to know some of you guys.

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Posted: 01 December 2011 07:20 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Welcome Carl! And congrats on the proposal.

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Posted: 01 December 2011 11:25 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Welcome, Carl.  Congratulations on the proposal (assuming you accepted).  Does that mean you’ll have to travel to another state to get married, or does Texas allow same sex marriages?

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Posted: 01 December 2011 11:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Thanks guys, and yes I accepted, he’s perfect for me so I couldn’t have not. As to the wedding we are doing it in Texas and will simply do the powers of attorney to give us basically the same rights as a married couple. We couldn’t really care less about the legality of the marriage, to us it’s the idea behind it that counts. The idea that Texas has banned same sex marriage does make me ashamed to call myself a Texan though.

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Posted: 01 December 2011 12:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Cheers and welcome to the CFI Forum, Carl. Great to have you join us.

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Posted: 01 December 2011 03:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Welcome Carl.  Join in and enjoy.

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Posted: 02 December 2011 03:16 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Welcome Carl,

Looking forward to your posts and maybe a couple of recipies?.... tongue rolleye

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Posted: 02 December 2011 04:32 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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I’ll see if I can hook you up, lately I have just been throwing stuff together without recipes, but I am sure I have some good ones I can share.

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Posted: 16 April 2012 12:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Welcome! When will I see you on my favorite cooking show Top Chef? Congratulations on the engagement!

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