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The Final Inspection

Tuesday, November 12, 2013


The soldier stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.

'Step forward now, you soldier,
How shall I deal with you ?
Have you always turned the other cheek ?
To My Church have you been true?'

The soldier squared his shoulders and said,
'No, Lord, I guess I ain't.
Because those of us who carry guns,
Can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
And at times my talk was tough.
And sometimes I've been violent,
Because the world is awfully rough.

But, I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep...
Though I worked a lot of overtime,
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God, forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place,
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around,
Except to calm their fears.

If you've a place for me here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't, I'll understand.

There was a silence all around the throne,
Where the saints had often trod.
As the soldier waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

'Step forward now, you soldier,
You've borne your burdens well.
Walk peacefully on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in Hell.'

Author Unknown~

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CHRIS3874 11/18/2013 10:11PM

    I had 2 uncles that were WW2 vets and my Dad's brother was ex RCAF. emoticon

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PAMNANGEL 11/13/2013 1:59AM

    emoticon *salute*

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/12/2013 9:10PM

    Loved the poem!!

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KARAK523 11/12/2013 8:34PM

  Love this. Always gives me a chill when I read it.

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Sunday, November 03, 2013

Friday I got a cold and then yesterday it snowed. What a terrible weekend. I am thinking of taking friday off as its been a very tiring weekend. I should have just gone home early on friday,

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IMREITE 11/6/2013 12:57AM

    now that the weekend is over , are you feeling better?

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/3/2013 10:00PM

    Ugh. I hate snow. I hate colds. They are predicting a bad winter here so I am trying to get on top of it and get ready. I'm starting to stress out from it. LOL. I hope you feel better soon.

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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Two brooms were hanging in the closet and after a while they got to know each other so well, they decided to get married.

One broom was, of course, the bride broom, the other the groom broom.

The bride broom looked very beautiful in her white dress.

The groom broom was handsome and suave in his tuxedo.

The wedding was lovely.

After the wedding, at the wedding dinner, the bride-broom leaned over and said to the groom-broom,
'I think I am going to have a little broom!'

'IMPOSSIBLE !' said the groom broom.

Are you ready for this? Brace yourself; this is going to



... Laugh, or at least groan.

Life's too short not to enjoy.

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PAMNANGEL 10/21/2013 12:22AM


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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/20/2013 8:42PM

    LOL!! Loved it!

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Happy thanksgiving

Sunday, October 13, 2013

I just wanted to wish all my friends a Happy Thanksgiving ( in Canada) .

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/14/2013 9:21AM

    I hope it's a good one!!

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ALICIA214 10/14/2013 12:15AM


Thank You..


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Reference letters and other woes

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Well About a week ago I heard from the school I applied at part time as I still have to "work" (some days it feels more like indentured slavery) and they informed me that they needed a letter of reference from my boss as its been more than 5 ears since I went to school (OF course they decided to ignore 2 of the three post secondary courses I took as they supposedly were not accredited even thought they ARE) . Needless to say my boob of a boss writes a TOTALLY stupid letter (of course he could not be bothered to ask me for input or any sort of clarification etc) needless to say he manages to make a TOTAL PIG'S A** out of it totally ignoring any thing I did prior to being in his employ and NOT even mentioning my field and painted me as being only fit to be an IDIOT and a JOE-BOY OF course he wouldn't show it to me until he sent it as if doing what I am doing right now was the PINNACLE of the male working world . WHAT AN IDIOT. I am looking at a clerical job at work . It pays nearly as well and will get me out from under him. Trouble is its shift work.

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ADAGIO_CON_BRIO 9/30/2013 10:16AM

    I am so sorry to read this. People should not write letters unless they can do a serious and thorough job.


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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/29/2013 10:12PM

    Sounds like he was just being a turd. Hopefully what goes around come around. I hope you can find something more suitable. This job is sucking the life out of you.

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JUNEAU2010 9/29/2013 9:38PM

    bleh! My company won't even write letters - against policy!

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