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Bird Brain Thief

Monday, April 26, 2010

Thank you for stopping by my Blog Page. For those of you who know me this is a little different than my usual but I was prompted by a dear friend to blog about this funny story.
So here goes let me know what you think!

Bill owns a company that manufactures and installs car wash systems. Bill 's company installed a car wash system in Frederick , Md . Now, understand that these are complete systems, including the money changer and money taking machines.

The problem started when the new owner complained to Bill that he was losing significant amounts of money from his coin machines each week.

He went as far as to accuse Bill 's employees of having a key to the boxes and ripping him off. Bill just couldn't believe that his people would do that, so they setup a camera to catch the thief in action. Well, they did catch him on film!

That's a bird sitting on the change slot of the machine.

The bird had to go down into the machine, and back up inside to get to the money!

That's three quarters he has in his beak! Another amazing thing is that it was not just one bird -- there were several working together. Once they identified the thieves, they found over$4000 in quarters on the roof of the car wash and more under a nearby tree.

And you thought you heard of everything by now!! !!
And to think the phrase 'bird brain' is associated with being dumb. Not these birds.

I am always amazed when I here someone say that animals are dumb.
I think they are smarter than we give them credit for.
At least I have always given them credit for being too smart for their own good.! LOL

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IMJUSTFLUFFY 12/4/2011 10:07AM

    Now I will be on a quest to find out what bird species that is!
How funny!

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LAFFLOTS57 10/10/2011 6:38AM

    So glad I stopped by! What a beautiful day to start the day with laughter & a smile....LOL for sure emoticon

Hope you are well
Sandra emoticon

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SHARON-MARIE 9/7/2011 11:55AM

  $4,000!!! Oh. My. Word!


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PIXIESTIX6669 9/7/2011 11:32AM

    OMG...TOO Funny! 4 Grand eh? LOL...I wonder what those little varmints were going to do with the bux?


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IAM_HIS2 9/7/2011 9:54AM

    This sure changes the meaning of "bird brain". Loved this!!!!

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DROPLET 9/7/2011 1:11AM

    Awesome! The pictures are just wonderful and the story is simply amazing. Thanks for sharing! :)

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CHARIKIM 9/7/2011 12:17AM

    Thank you!!! I REALLY ENJOYED THIS!!!:):):) emoticon emoticon

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FINDINME90 2/14/2011 1:40PM

  thank you for sharing this one (too funny). makes you wonder how the birds knew the money was up there and what were they saving for? =)

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GRANPATTIE 1/28/2011 8:56AM

    Thanks for entertaining me this morning! This is the funniest thing. I hope the owner apologized for suspecting your husband's employees. He was very likely, though, at his wits end trying to figure it out. We've always heard that a picture was worth 1000 words...now we know it's worth $4,000+!

This was just too funny!

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AFRESHSTART2 1/21/2011 9:18AM

This an old post but I am seeing it for the first time today so guess what ... its new to me! Anyways, old post or not, its still just as funny lol! I guess the person who came up with the original phrase "bird brain" to mean foolish did not meet these birds lol!

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IZONPRIZE 10/26/2010 6:30PM

    Thank you for sharing this story!!! It should be on FOX News or something! This is definitely news worthy! Thank you for sharing it! emoticon

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JUKEBOX2 8/15/2010 10:29PM

    Now if we could just train the birds to... Nah!

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    This is an awesome story. Oh Boy, they must like how they shine or the noise they make? What would induce a bird to go all the way into and out of that machine with the quarters? I wish I could figure this out. This really is puzzling me, why are they going after the quarters? There has to be a reason. Four thousands dollars worth of quarters on the roof. What were they doing with the quarters? This is really something for me to ponder on.

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DOLLIE6 6/3/2010 3:15PM

    So that's why they say jail bird!

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RORYLYONS 5/1/2010 4:03PM

    Tke birds are smarter then we are at times..Soo funny.. I roared over this one emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    No WAY! OMG! That is hilarious! They should catch that bird and send him straight to trial!

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JMFOGARTY11 4/27/2010 11:26PM

    I love this! LOL!!

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WISEWIFE 4/27/2010 4:06PM

Animals are far smarter than we give them credit for ( like my vet said, the next time you're tempted to call your dog a dumb animal, remember who goes to work to support whom!)

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MORTICIAADDAMS 4/27/2010 10:18AM

    I love animals and can attest to the fact that they are much smarter than people give them credit for. Loved the story. I need a bird like this. I could use the cash. LOL.

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TIME2JUSTDOIT 4/27/2010 9:54AM

    I agree with you, animals are amazing and a lot smarter than we think. I see evidence of that in my own pets. Thanks for sharing this! It gave me a good chuckle this morning. Have a great day! emoticon

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JUSTJO66 4/27/2010 9:00AM

    Very clever birds.... even more clever the "humans" figured out how to catch them. LoL

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    After a hard day at work I needed a good chuckle.
I've heard of birds being attracted to shiny things and taking them to their nest but WOW! I'm guessing they were investigating openings for the purpose of nesting and came upon the shiny baubles. Thanks for sharing :)

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AVRENIM1 4/26/2010 7:47PM

    Unbelievably AMAZING! emoticon for this thought provoking and fun blog emoticon, and you are right, bird brain has another meaning now.

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LN7777 4/26/2010 7:13PM

    That's great!!! Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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MESSENE 4/26/2010 6:08PM

    emoticonWow! that is emoticonFunny emoticon

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WENDYSPARKS 4/26/2010 5:11PM

    That is cute and funny! :)

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PJSTIME 4/26/2010 5:09PM

    Not dumb at all. I wonder what they were saving the money for? Something for the house or for a rainy day!

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SPIRITCATCHER 4/26/2010 5:07PM

    Now that made me laugh. Who knew!


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WILLOW49 4/26/2010 5:03PM

    That is too funny! Those birds were very clever, but not sure those quarters would make a very good nest...LOL

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Spark Friends

Saturday, April 24, 2010

First and foremost I would like to say thank you for visiting my Blog!
I know that so many of us here on Spark have many friends that we have made along our journey. Some of us are just starting out and some of us have been on spark for several months to some for years. I am still in the month range. MY Spark Anniversary is September 22. So I have a 5 months before I jump to the year range. But in my 7 months here on Spark I have made some pretty fantastic friends along the way. They are what I call my support system, as I hope to support them as well.
I often think wouldn't it be great to take a road trip and start traveling across the USA and meet all of these friends to give each and everyone of them my hugs. And tell them how much they mean to me and my success.
And as I was thinking that through I thought I would need to take a plane or a ship at some point because I have made friends in other countries that I could not drive or get to without getting a little wet.
Wow! my trip is getting pretty long but what a trip it would be.
So, this is for all my Spark Friends I have made and all the friends I will be adding to my list as the pounds disappear and time goes by.
Thank you to each and everyone of you out there in Sparkland.
And who knows maybe we will meet someday and you will get one of those BIG WARM WELCOME HUGS from me!
Until then emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LEANJEAN6 11/22/2010 6:51AM

    Wow!! Nice Blog!! --- I am so proud to be your friend!!!--- We do meet good people on here!

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LJCANNON 11/22/2010 12:57AM

    emoticonWe haven't met yet, but if you get through Central Oklahoma on your Trip, give me a Holler. We can go for a walk together while you are here.

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1AVERY 8/16/2010 4:37AM

    I'm in Ontario not far from Toronto so very easy to find. Look me up if you are ever in this neck of the woods. I would love to take that trip also. I have met many friends from around the world also.
I have gone to Buffalo and Fort Erie to meet a sparkfriend from Connecticut when she was at a family reunion and wedding on two different occasions.
I have met a sparkfriend from Goderich Ontario and we get together whenever she passses by my neck of the woods to go visit her grandchildren and we can fit it into our schedules.
I have met a sparkfriend from Guelph Ontario it is about 30 min. from me and we only managed to get together once but hopefully will meet again.
I met one sparkfriend and his wife on a team for my area we have planned many get togethers for the team but only 2 have actually happened the first one him and I and our spouses and my 2 grandchildren were the only ones to show up. The 2nd one they had him and his wife and 2 other people show up.
We can all take a virtual tour and visit each other any time we want. So enjoy the journey whether it be a short trip or a long vacation. We can enjoy it with each other. Teri

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JUKEBOX2 8/15/2010 10:30PM

    If ever you're near Calgary in Alberta Canada... look me up!

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    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I love you

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2BHLTHY4LIFE 6/4/2010 8:35PM

    Hi EJ! I love this blog so much. You said what I have thought about meeting other Spark members. If you go visit Barbara's farm can I come with you? We have always wanted to live on a big farm like her's! For now, our 2.5 acres of paradise will have to suffice. emoticonfor sharing this,it really would be an emoticonexperience to remember. I like the way you talk about the friends you have met while the pounds disappear and friends you will meet that are new,that is so true.I have restarted my Spark page three times and I have had 3 totally different experiences and old and new friends added and I can tell you each time has been so fantastic.If I had to tell you,which restart I enjoyed the most,I could not pick. The second and third were easier to redo my page,the first time I was so overwhelmed,it took me so long to get my page going. I am so glad I visited your awe inspiring introduction Spark page and joined the team you are the leader of. You are a jewel and a such a kind,polite,and pleasant Sparker. emoticonand admiration to you!Diana emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WISEWIFE 4/27/2010 4:02PM

    If you get to Vegas, let me know, we have a spare room!

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VITCHY-VICKI 4/25/2010 7:59AM

    emoticonfrom Nebraska and if your ever around Seward just stop by there is always a extra BED for you.
Glad to be one of your emoticon emoticon
emoticonGod's Blessings

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WILLOW49 4/25/2010 7:35AM

    I'm lucky to have met several NY Sparkers :) We will be traveling to my inlaws in July for a family reunion. I have plans to meet several Sparkers along our trip to MI.

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TIME2JUSTDOIT 4/25/2010 12:45AM

    That would be Fantastic!!!! I like the way you think! emoticon emoticon

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DEVORA4 4/24/2010 10:39PM

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CBEVNOW 4/24/2010 5:22PM

    You are great EJ. May be some day we can have a reunion. Like a family Renunion. Welcome. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Caroline

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CRAZYGAGRANNY 4/24/2010 4:59PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
Oh You Know this farm girl loves to give and get hugs! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
I am in for the visit! The door is always open and the emoticon emoticonare always waiting!
Love you my friend! emoticon emoticon
Barbara emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BEANYGIRL 4/24/2010 4:55PM

  Are we still on for August after the Sprout's wedding?...start saving your shekels and we'll go out for some tea and yak, lol...thinking of you and sending hugs for TODAY...Beany

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LN7777 4/24/2010 3:47PM

    You are always encouraging, uplifting and such a sweetie!!! emoticon

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MOTHER-NATURE 4/24/2010 3:36PM

    We could have a real cup of solitude together emoticon



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BORTEI 4/24/2010 2:34PM


My door is always open to you my dear friend!

Perhaps one day!

Happy Trails.......

Best Wishes,

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    It has been wonderful to meet you too!!! emoticon

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PJSTIME 4/24/2010 1:52PM

    EJ if we ever get out your way I'm going to take you up on that hug. It would be a blast to be able to meet our spark friends. What a wonderful experience and trip that would be.

Have a great day. PJ

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WORKTHEGOAL 4/24/2010 1:44PM

    Made me smile - a wonderful journey to have in our minds eye!


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CLCCOOL 4/24/2010 1:36PM

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DJS-DEBBIE 4/24/2010 1:23PM

    I have had the same thoughts, EJ. I don't think I'll ever get out to Washington state, but you never know! I am hoping to go to NY to visit family this summer and if I get there, I am looking up a SparkFriend while I am there.

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DHSPARK 4/24/2010 1:16PM

    Where do you live? SparkMail me 'cause we are gonna travel the USA and I just may get close enough to stop by and say "Hi!".

I'm so happy to have been able to meet you. You're a great leader and a nice lady.


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What does it prove?

Friday, April 16, 2010

First of all I would like to say thank you for stopping by and reading my thoughts.
And there you go these are my thoughts. You can agree or disagree that is your choice.
But, these are my thoughts.

What does it prove when you say cuss words? How does it make you feel? Does it empower you? Why do we let those words out of our mouths? Now I understand that words slip out of our mouth and we can't get it back, we can say sorry but you can't fix it. When I am typing out words I have the choice to fix the words. And I am always fixing my words. I wouldn't want to hurt somebodies feelings on purpose just as I wouldn't want to offend someone with bad words. That is just the way I am. But lately I have read some very offensive Blogs and I wondered how did that get posted? Why didn't it get blocked? I am a leader of a team here on Spark People. And it just so happens I was trying to post some information about a mushroom. The only way I can type it out is by putting a space in the word.
Sh itaki mushrooms. Now that isn't cussing that is a real mushroom that offers real health benefits, but I couldn't post it unless I put that space in there. WHY?
Why is it that someone can post a very offensive blog using offensive language and I can't talk about a mushroom? There is something very wrong with this picture.
Let's try to be aware of what we say and what we type maybe it can be cleaned up so even my grandchildren can read it.
Thank you for taking the time to read my thoughts.
You have a great day and a better tomorrow because you can't get it back!

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IMJUSTFLUFFY 12/4/2011 10:27AM


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    This is a great blog. I myself personally have never seen a nasty or dirty talking blog on sparkpeople. I guess I would report or just ignore it? I dont know how I would react since I have never seen a dirty or nasty blog. You are right, where is the common sense of people, of what to blog or not to blog. Thanks for sharing. And those mushrooms are loaded with all kinds of healing properties. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SW33TG33KGIRL 5/31/2010 2:38AM

    I have had to endure it from my ex-to-be for so many long years, and he didn't care if he called me names in front of the kids. I am just so glad this nightmare is coming to an end. I used to cuss but now I use substitute words if I bump my knee on the coffee table, I say FUDGE (LOL)

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11-RENEWAL-20 4/27/2010 8:06AM

    When our leaders (Joe Biden, Rohm Emanual, many others) use horrific language and get a laugh from the national media; it gives you an idea why some people (the followers) use that type of language too. As far as the mushrooms...that's a lack of common sense and a lot of ignorance on the part of someone. We've got too little common sense and too much ignorance in the world today. We can only try to set a good, decent example, but Hollywood and Washington DC reach so many more people with their bad examples. Well, I'm off my soapbox now...LOL Sharon

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LN7777 4/24/2010 7:14AM

    Well said. emoticon

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DOTSLADY 4/21/2010 12:35AM

    shiitake. shiitake. shiitake. :)

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DEVORA4 4/18/2010 10:09PM

  Thank you for your blog. You are a class lady & I am glad to be a member of your team. emoticon

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    Yeah a hard one for me is when I hear people take the Lord's name in vain (oh my ---, etc...). I am christian and it does offend me, but i have a hard time standing up and saying something even though it bothers me. It's not necessarily old fashioned it's just responsible speech.
thank you for being so sincere and being you.

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WENDYSPARKS 4/18/2010 5:30PM

    Good point. I loved this blog! :) Have a great day!

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KEAUXALLA 4/18/2010 12:52AM

    I couldn't agree with you more!

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UNSTOPPABLE_ 4/18/2010 12:45AM

Terrific Blog...You hit the nail on the head. For me to open up a blog & see such thing, it breaks my heart. What is the world coming to that people think they can just speak any way they please.
I'm with you friend...Let's take a stand.


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CBEVNOW 4/18/2010 12:36AM

    I agree with every word, everyone has said ,on EJ's blog.I to have been frustrated by some potty mouth's on SP.I wonder if they know how, And i hate to use this word (stupid) they sound. I also dont like some of the innuendo's on some posts. So caLL ME OLD FASHION, (not true) i have felt like this all my life. About people with a Potty Mouth. emoticon emoticon emoticonThese people need first aid on their mouth. Caroline

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CRAZYGAGRANNY 4/17/2010 11:45PM

    I applaud you my friend! This nation needs to come to the reality we need to watch what and how we speak. The adults need to clean up their "mouths" because the children are getting far worse than they could ever imagine! Where do they learn this? AT HOME! The basic teachings come from the home.
Manners and how to speak correctly!
I say emoticon emoticonTo you E.J. I too am tried of opening blogs and pages and seeing cuss words and The Lord's Name being taken in vain every day here on this site!
I say get the soap out and clean it up!

Thanks again for the blog my friend!

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IXCHEL23 4/17/2010 9:23PM

    Funny but I had the same exact thing happen to me when I wrote about those mushrooms in a blog. It took me forever to figure out why they kept rejecting the word! LOL

It's okay to vent, I think that's what make SP also so special that you can do lots of it here!


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1_AMAZING_WOMAN 4/17/2010 1:19PM

    I swear at my estranged husband cause otherwise with the pent up fury I'm afraid if I don't release it where it might go. I also swear when I am at my counselor, talking about my est. husband. But, I really do not like the words that come out of my mouth. At least when I am typing I stop and think and do not write the way I sometimes talk. One of my goals is to 'clean up my language'. Why would I let anyone get me into a state to be 'less than' what I want to be?


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LOVESTOCROP 4/17/2010 12:56PM

    This is wonderful. I teach high school and the endless barage of language is depressing. I'm considering switching careers simply because the young people value morals so much, and so many of their parents do not help.
Stick to your beliefs, you are wonderful and help keep the world a great place.

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DHSPARK 4/17/2010 10:12AM

    Way to put your feelings into words, EJ. I love it when people stick to their guns and morals. Sad that people don't have a more useful vocabulary for expressing themselves.

I go to our local skating rink and the kids there talk terrible...the swear words fly and from kids in grammar and middle school...it starts so young these days. Sad. I contribute that to the hard core rap they listen to, the violent games they play, sitting at the computer isolated from social interaction, some of the shows they watch, and the peer pressure to be 'cool'. They need to pull up their pants, get the hair out of their face, learn some respect, and have good clean fun that requires moving like bicycling, playing ball, etc.

That's why you're such a wonderful leader...'cause you're not afraid to speak up when others don't.

Behind you all the way, EJ...Deb emoticon

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MOMFAN 4/17/2010 2:05AM

    I concur!

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TIME2JUSTDOIT 4/17/2010 12:45AM

    Thanks for taking the time to share! I hope you had a great day! emoticon

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HEALTHYARTIST1 4/16/2010 11:47PM

    Perfect, what you wrote is perfect! I completely agree, I use to belong to Weight Watchers online and the language was terrible and some people very cruel, didn't inspire me to continue. So far I have only had one response that caught my breath so I hope I do not see more negativity or foul language. My experience with Spark has been great, in three plus months only one bad comment. Stick to your beliefs and I am standing right behind you. emoticon

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    I agree. We really should all watch our language.

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GRAMIAM7 4/16/2010 8:31PM

    I totally agree. But, like Jean-Marie I am fortunate to have not encountered those offensive blogs. Some people just don't have a very broad social vocabulary. They lack a wealth of appropriate adjectives to describe the objects they are describing or adjectives to describe the actions they are referring to.

Venting is good. I hope you feel a little better now. It is just so hard for someone as nice as you to understand why people don't think of others when using offensive language emoticon

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BORTEI 4/16/2010 2:39PM

    You point is very well taken. Sparks must have a ban filter program capturing certain words of course not recognizing what you meant. It must be the software the site uses.

In life, it is not unusual to hear this type of language from even school kids. I am sad to say but I do not think it really dawns on some people anymore.

To some it is just a part of their vocabulary!

Sad but true!


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CBEVNOW 4/16/2010 2:16PM

    I agree with you. Their is a team i belong to who uses a lot of innuendo's, which i dont like. Not the whole team, just 3 or4.Personally i dont care for this, and this is me, myself only speaking.I will continue on for a while, because there are some good topics and good people on this team. Lets see what happens. emoticon Caroline

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JMFOGARTY11 4/16/2010 1:22PM

    I don't know what blogs you are reading, but I'm glad I haven't found them! I wonder why Sh itaki has to have a space in it...


And you are so right...it wouldn't let this comment post without the space in...I suppose shtaki would work but why that specific non-cuss word???? Can't they tell the difference?????????? emoticon

Plus it doesn't specifically tell you what's wrong...you just have to figure it out....

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What Appeared in Front of my Eyes!

Sunday, April 04, 2010

Picture this:

I am sitting at the counter in my kitchen. Working on the computer with Spark stuff! I am very involved with giving an answer when I look up from the keyboard to see a County Sheriff vehicle driving down our runway. For those of you who don't know me I live on a private airstrip about 1800 feet long. This is for small aircraft.
I look further ahead of the sheriff and what to my wondering eyes should appear but a horse on the runway. I grabbed my coat and a bag of carrots and proceed out the back door towards the runway. Now I see there are 5 sherrif's cars up and down the airstrip. I guess this poor horse was a fugative. And they were bound and determined to get him. But none of the sheriffs had what I had.
The bag of carrots!
They got their horse. Horse got his carrots and I went home to blog about it. No Easter bunny here! LOL

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DEBBY4576 4/18/2012 2:27PM

    What a cute story. Interesting that you live next to an airstrip. My ex husband would die and go to heaven to live next to one. We looked for a house one time just for that feature. You must have some interesting stories like this one.!!!

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    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon You lead a very interesting life to say the least. LOL emoticon emoticon that was mighty quick thinking on your part to run out with the carrots, oh you saved the horse from being tranquilized, good girl.

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KENDRA.PESCE 5/16/2010 10:04AM

    Quick thinking on your part!

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MPALMER15 4/14/2010 10:47PM

    Hilarious! I love it!

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IM_GETTIN_THIN 4/6/2010 9:36AM

    wow! That is so great what you did for that horse. Glad it all worked out for good. emoticon emoticon

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CRAZYGAGRANNY 4/5/2010 10:30PM

    emoticonAmazing what a carrot will catch! Horses are actually very loving and love carrots and apples!
Poor thing was probably scared half to death being chased by cars. Most likely he/she would have come to them if they had been on foot!

Glad you came to the rescue!


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    Cool story. I love horses. I had two of my own. Mexico, a wild mustang, and Big Red, a quarter horse. Now you are the horse whisperer.

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WILLOW49 4/5/2010 12:40PM

    Perhaps it was the Easter Bunny in disguise! Sure knew how to get those carrots...lol

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4LEEFCLOVER 4/5/2010 12:33PM

    Must have been a Spark Horse - ready for her healthy snack after a little extra cardio! LOL


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JLUVSHIKIN 4/5/2010 11:40AM

    Quick thinking there EJ! I had no clue you live on a runway. Is it still active? We leave near an airport and even the small aircraft can be a big interuption!

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    emoticonWhat a bizarre but fantastic twist to your day!

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    I think this was so much cooler! A horse, of all things. & you got to help it out. :)

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BIZENMO 4/4/2010 11:37PM

    Gotta feel sorry for the poor horse, being chased that way. Good thing you were there or those poor policemen would have been at it a lot longer! LOL! Have a great week! emoticon

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ITSAWRAP_DIMI 4/4/2010 10:10PM

    All I can say is WOW!!

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    OmyGosh what a neat tale. Ha ha. Poor horse was just hungry! Cute story to tell your grandkids too :)

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BALLOUZOO 4/4/2010 9:18PM

    Hope the Easter Horse is happy and healthy back at home.

Thanks for sharing!

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SCAVARET 4/4/2010 7:03PM

Lol....And to think I only get Easter Bunnies with carrots as bait!

Cute story! Happy Easter. emoticon

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JMFOGARTY11 4/4/2010 7:02PM

    SO COOL!!!!!! LOL!!! At least somebunny's horse had carrots today!

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Ironing Clothes

Saturday, April 03, 2010

First of all I would like to say thank you for stopping by my blog.

This is one job I do not like to do. Although, now that I have said that I don't like to do this job. I Iron all pants, shirts, tops, yes t-shirts get it too! I am one of those people that can't stand to go out in public with wrinkled clothes. I have collected some of the very old time irons that weigh 4+ lbs and you need to set it on a wood stove to heat it. This is just to remind me that my Rowenta Iron isn't all that bad. LOL
My G kids will purposely leave their clothes here so I can wash and iron them. My daughter does not iron much of anything. The kids say the clothes feel like new when I do them. So I get the job. YEA!!!!
At least they appreciate the time it takes for me to iron their clothes.
Well, I better get back to the ironing board, thanks for reading about the chore I'm not crazy about. But I do it anyway!
Happy Easter!

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    emoticonIf I come visit will you do mine too? emoticon I do love the feel and look of freshly ironed clothes, but sadly I don't have the time!
I remember back in time though, my Mother would iron everything!
I remember the old irons,but I don't have any.
Have a Great Day my friend!

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WISEWIFE 4/5/2010 6:48PM

    I have maybe 3 things that have to be ironed, and I wear each of them maybe once a year. My mother would iron the sheets & pillowcases etc. Not me, if I can't wash & wear it I don't want it. Glad you like it, but not for me!

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    Oh my gosh, it reminds me of my childhood. Tuesday, ironing day, all day. Nightmare!! LOL. I will not buy clothes that have to be ironed. EVER.

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LAURIES_PLACE 4/4/2010 9:05AM

  We all have jobs we don't like, and for me ironing is definitely one of them. When I was a young teen, my mom had me do the ironing. No instruction, just "Iron those clothes." When I did a terrible job, still no help, just disgust and "I guess I'll have to do it myself." UGH!

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PJSTIME 4/4/2010 8:16AM

    I don't iron unless it is absolutely necessary. We all have our strange habits or quirks or whatever you want to call it. Thats what makes us all so interesting and unique.

Have a Happy Easter. PJ

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DJS-DEBBIE 4/4/2010 5:04AM

    When I was young my mom made me do the ironing and I had little burn marks all the time from brushing up against it. Years ago I discovered permanent press and I rarely iron anything any more. But reading your blog I have to admit - there really is something to be said for a nicely pressed shirt.

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    I iron my clothes for the day first thing in the morning. Hubby and son do their own ironing. Daughter Megan is still resisting though!

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WILLOW49 4/3/2010 11:01PM

    When my knees were better, and I could stand to iron, I absolutely loved it! I always did all of my family's ironing from the time I was 12-13 as my mom hated to iron. I don't iron much any more, but sure wish I could!

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CLUS1903 4/3/2010 10:53PM

    My grandmother used to do that. She insisted that I and my sisters learn how to iron and I made spending money ironing Air Force uniforms at one time in my life. Today I don't even own an iron.
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DEE107 4/3/2010 10:48PM

    Happy Easter too do you want to iron my hubby clothes lol I dont like to iron at all

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