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Thursday Assortment

Thursday, May 09, 2013

What did the beaver say to the tree?

It’s been nice gnawing you.
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Which small Caribbean resort island, known for its dazzling white sands, is named for its long, eel-like shape?


Anguilla. Eel in Italian and Latin is anguilla; in Spanish, it’s anguila; and in French, it’s anguille. In English, anguilliform means “resembling or shaped like an eel.”
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A high point in TV history

In August 2010, Sacramento station KTXL broadcast a 30-second ad showing people delivering testimonials about a wonderful new product that helped ease symptoms like joint pain, nausea, and anxiety. What was it? The first-ever TV ad for medical marijuana in history.
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They’ve been rerun constantly, but there were actually just 39 episodes of The Honeymooners.
(One of my husband's favorite shows)

  
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FRANCES-AGAPE 5/9/2013 11:58PM

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That is UNBELIEVABLE
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WHY?? It was such a HIT !
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! PEACE, LOVE and BLESSINGS !

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NANCYRUBIO 5/9/2013 8:30AM

    Thank,s for the information, As usual, a wealth of knowledge.

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JIMDAB 5/9/2013 8:20AM

    To the moon Alice!
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CAT609 5/9/2013 7:24AM

    My husband loves the Honeymooners, too! Thanks! Have a great day!

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Wednesday Assortment

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

“Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.”

—IMMANUEL KANT, 18th-century German philosopher
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“Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.”

-ALBERT EINSTEIN
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One morning, little Joanna was sitting in the kitchen, watching her mother wash dishes. She noticed that her mom had several strands of white hair streaking through her brown hair. Joanna said, “Why have you got those white hairs, Mommy?”
Her mother replied, “Well, dear, every time a daughter does something bad and makes her mommy unhappy, one of her mommy’s hairs turns white.”
Joanna thought for a second and then asked, “Mommy, how come all of grandma’s hairs are white?”
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What unacceptable condition did Hollywood legend Spencer Tracy set when he was offered the role of the Penguin in the 1966 Batman TV series?

That he be allowed to kill Batman. The role went to the less demanding Burgess Meredith.
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The Office (2005–)

Several years before creating the role of the buffoon boss in the BBC series The Office, Ricky Gervais was at a job interview when the interviewer interrupted him to take a phone call. The man pretended to be nice to the caller, while mouthing to Gervais that the guy was a “wanker.” According to Gervais, that moment laid the foundation for David Brent’s pompous insincerity.
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First TV show released on DVD: The X-Files.
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I tried to upload my videos from the Morton Arboretum, but I couldn't do it.

  
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FRANCES-AGAPE 5/8/2013 10:43PM

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Awwwwwwww Too bad about the videos

If they are anything like your pics,
they are TERRIFIC !

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Can NOT imagine Tracy as the Penguin !

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Have a Thrilling Thursday !

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! PEACE, LOVE and BLESSINGS !

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TWEETYKC00 5/8/2013 6:19PM

    Good stuff.

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NANCYRUBIO 5/8/2013 9:59AM

    Ricky Gervais--I am so glad you remembered him, he is one of my favorites.


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CAT609 5/8/2013 7:24AM

    Technology! I could tell by your photos that it was beautiful there! I haven't been there in a long time. I should go back! Have a great day!

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Another day of celebrating...

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Yesterday, Cliff & I celebrated my birthday. We went to our favorite place for breakfast - where I was able to get lunch instead since I don't like breakfast that much. I had my favorite Chicken Caesar Salad - yum! Cliff had a swiss cheese omelet.

Then we were on our way to Lisle, IL to the Morton Arboretum:








I also have a couple of videos that I took - I'll try to post them tomorrow.

After the Arboretum, we went to see "Iron Man 3" which was really great!!

Then dinner at Jamieson's which is a short distance from our house.

Then home to watch Dancing with the Stars.

All in all, I had a great day!

  
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FRANCES-AGAPE 5/7/2013 7:49PM

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EVERY day is a CELEBRATION !

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Gorgeous pics !
Looking forward to the videos


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TWEETYKC00 5/7/2013 9:18AM

    You deserve that kind of good time.

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NANCYRUBIO 5/7/2013 8:48AM

    A great 2nd birth-day. Are those Lilac trees ready to bloom? How I miss blooming trees.

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TEDYBEAR2838 5/7/2013 8:25AM

    What a NICE BIRTHDAY!

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CAT609 5/7/2013 7:18AM

    Wow, you had a great day! I love Jamieson's! It is one of my favorite restaurants! I love their tilapia! I hope you had a great birthday!

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DMEYER4 5/7/2013 7:13AM

  beautiful pictures. belated happy birthday. I am happy you had such a great day

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BALALOGANATHAN 5/7/2013 7:12AM

    Good Pictures!

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ELRIDDICK 5/7/2013 7:04AM

  Thanks for sharing

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Celebrating my birthday

Monday, May 06, 2013

Today, Cliff & I are going to celebrate my 60th birthday since he had to work yesterday...and I wanted to celebrate the whole day!

Yesterday, I had a great day - I walked with my girlfriend like we always do every Sunday. Then we went garage and estate saling - something we both absolutely LOVE to do.


These are some glass flowers that I found for only $5.00!

Next comes my most excellent purchase EVER:


This leather jacket was only.....................


wait for it...................


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We ate lunch at one of my favorite fast food places called Boobie's where I had my absolute favorite sandwich - grilled salami and cheese! Yum!

Later in the afternoon, when Cliff got home, he surprised me with:





All in all, an excellent birthday...and another day to celebrate...can't go wrong with that!
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FRANCES-AGAPE 5/6/2013 8:46PM

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TEDYBEAR2838 5/6/2013 7:43PM

    SO GLAD YOU HAD A WONDERFUL BIRTHDAY!

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    Sounds great! Love the jacket, what a steal!

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NANCYRUBIO 5/6/2013 8:12AM

    Glad you has a wonderful birthday, with another to come. $ 2 for a leather jacket sounds great, a bargin that can't be left behind.

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TORTISE110 5/6/2013 7:07AM

    Happy birthday! I am loving my 60's. Who knew they might be fabulous years. And love that SPLURGE jacket!! $2. Awesome.


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Today is my 60th birthday!

Sunday, May 05, 2013



Finally, my 60th birthday has officially arrived!



I am trying to use a positive attitude because I am really struggling with being 60. I know it's just a number...but it's kind of an overwhelming number!

  
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MARILYNROBERT 5/5/2013 8:58PM

    Yippee, Happy Birthday Judy!

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    Happy Birthday to you! Enjoy your special day!

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    Whoohoo for you! Forget the 60 and be happy that you are here for another birthday!

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    Happy, Healthy Birthday! Remember "you are not getting older, you are getting better". Have a wonderful day. emoticon

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JIMDAB 5/5/2013 8:51AM

    6o is quite a number--and the first day of the rest of your life!
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NANCYRUBIO 5/5/2013 8:41AM

    You make it! You are here. Enjoy it, the alterntives aren't so pleasent!! emoticon Embrace yourself.

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