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My Attitude, My Life, My Rules

Sunday, September 30, 2012

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Chicago Chinatown and Arlington Heights

Friday, September 28, 2012

Woke up around 7:00am and had breakfast at home. Hubby took the day off work. Started our journey to Chicago Chinatown at 8:20am.

We arrived at Chicago Chinatown around 10:30am. Did some groceries shopping at two grocery stores which include buying Chinese Mooncakes. This year Mooncake Festival falls on September 30. Went to get some HK TVB Cantonese dramas. Had Dim Sum for lunch at Triple Crown Restaurant. More shopping after lunch. Left Chinatown around 2:30pm.

Next destination Mitsuwa Japanese Store, Arlington Heights. More shopping which means more walking! Dinner was fresh Salmon Sashimi from Mitsuwa. Arrived home 8:00pm.

Overall, I stay within my nutrition range and I got a lot of exercise from walking today. Unfortunately, I forgot my camera this morning, so no pictures today. I am very tired now. Need to clean up kitchen and shower.

Hope everyone have had a great day!


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PATRICIAANN46 9/30/2012 11:03PM

  It sounds like you had a great day.......... emoticon

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Q8PRINCESS 9/29/2012 5:28AM

    Oh forgot it was moon cake festival time. Now I'm in Canada, I'll have to go to china town and get tome.

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    Your shopping day was an adventure for me.
Thank you for sharing.

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A Dinner Conversation That Went Wrong

Thursday, September 27, 2012

WIFE: 'What would you do if I died? Would you get married again?'

HUSBAND: 'Definitely not!'

WIFE: 'Why not - don't you like being married?'

HUSBAND: 'Of course I do.'

WIFE: 'Then why wouldn't you remarry?'

HUSBAND: 'Okay, I'd get married again.'

WIFE: 'You would? (with a hurtful look on her face).'

HUSBAND: (makes audible groan).

WIFE: 'Would you sleep with her in our bed?'

HUSBAND: 'Where else would we sleep?'

WIFE: 'Would you replace my pictures with hers?'

HUSBAND: 'That would seem like the proper thing to do.'

WIFE: 'Would she use my golf clubs?'

HUSBAND: 'No, she's left-handed.'

WIFE: - - - silence - - -

HUSBAND: 'Crap.'

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PATRICIAANN46 9/28/2012 9:47PM

  How WILL he get out of that one??????? emoticon

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    Uh-Oh. Good laugh. (not my real life)

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DEEJON123 9/27/2012 9:26PM

    very cute, thanks for the giggle!

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Did you know? Part 2

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

For Your Information…

The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; “7” was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. “UP” indicated the direction of the bubbles.

Mosquito repellents don’t repel: They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito’s sensors so they don’t know you’re there.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from a flush.

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.

American car horns beep in the tone of F.

No piece of paper can be folded more than 7 times.

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

1 in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley’s gum.

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

The first CD pressed in the U.S. was Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA”.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

The 57 on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.

The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

The first owner of Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

Betsy Ross is the only real person to ever have been the head on a Pez dispenser.

Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

Adolf Hitler’s mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.

Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

All U.S. Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn’t like being seen wearing them in public.

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PATRICIAANN46 9/27/2012 3:20PM

  Great information.......... emoticon

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    Some more new items, & a good review of the ones I remembered.
Thank you. Audra

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Did you Know?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

*Coca-Cola was originally green.

*Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.

The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

City with the most Rolls Royce's per capita: Hong Kong

State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%

Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

Barbie's measurements if she were life size 39-23-33

Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

*The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

*First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

*The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history. Spades - King David, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, and Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

*111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

*If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

*"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The term "the whole 9 yards" came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole 9 yards."

Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law, which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.

The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

The Saint Louis Rams were the first NFL team, which plays its home games in a domed stadium to ever win a Superbowl.

The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League all-stars Game.

*How about this....
The nursery rhyme Ring Around the Rosy is a rhyme about the plague. Infected people with the plague would get red circular sores ("Ring around the rosy..."), these sores would smell very badly so common folks would put flowers on their bodies somewhere (inconspicuously), so that it would cover the smell of the sores ("...a pocket full of posies..."), People who died from the plague would be burned so as to reduce the possible spread of the disease ("...ashes, ashes, we all fall down!")

40% of all people who come to a party snoop in your medicine cabinet.
*Q. What separates "60 Minutes," on CBS from every other TV show?
A. No theme song.

Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A. Their birthplace.

*Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?
A. Obsession

*Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"?
A. One thousand

Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?
A. All invented by women.

Q. This is the only food that doesn't spoil.
A. Honey

Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day of the year.
A. Father's Day

*Q. What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most ironic?
A. He was allergic to carrots.

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PATRICIAANN46 9/26/2012 12:42PM

  Great information.............. emoticon

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    Thanks for sharing...
Some I remember reading before,
Some I am sure are news to me.
And I suppose that some I had forgotten.
Again Thanks for sharing.

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LOSTLIME 9/26/2012 6:21AM

    emoticon Great trivia! Thanks for sharing!

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EVWINGS 9/25/2012 11:55PM

    Great factoids!! Thanks for sharing!!

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