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MALE OR FEMALE???????

Monday, February 07, 2011

You may not have known this, but a lot of non-living objects are actually either male or female. Here are some examples:

Freezer Bags: They are male, because they hold everything in, but you can see right through them.

Tires: Tires are male, because they go bald easily and are often over inflated.

Hot Air Balloons: Also a male object, because to get them to go anywhere, you have to light a fire under their butt.

Sponges: These are female, because they are soft, squeezable and retain water.

Web Pages: Female, because they're constantly being looked at and frequently getting hit on.

Trains: Definitely male, because they always use the same old lines for picking up people.

Egg Timers: Egg timers are female because, over time, all the weight shifts to the bottom.

Hammers: Male, because in the last 5000 years, they've hardly changed at all, and are occasionally handy to have around.

A little bit of lightness for a Monday.......

  
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PATRICIA4472 2/8/2011 6:51PM

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    Another chuckle out of me!

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    lol i needed a good laugh

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FLAME42 2/7/2011 9:15PM

    Loved every one of these, great way to get a smile going. Needed a smile after spend a LONG time on the phone getting our Dish Network TV's up & working again today.

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    You always make me smile

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SUNNY332 2/7/2011 6:44PM

    emoticon Thanks for taking my mind off of everything. It (my mind) needed the break.

Hugs, Sunny

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MY4KITTIES 2/7/2011 6:43PM

    I enjoyed reading this. Thanks for giving me a little chuckle! Thanks for sharing!!

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WD-40

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Do you know what the main ingredient is in WD-40?

WD-40 USES:

1. Protects silver from tarnishing.
2. Removes road tar and grime from cars.
3. Cleans and lubricates guitar strings.
4. Gives floors that "just-waxed" sheen without making them slippery.
5. Keeps flies off cows.
6. Restores and cleans chalkboards.
7. Removes lipstick stains.
8. Loosens stubborn zippers.
9. Untangles jewelry chains.
10. Removes stains from stainless steel sinks.
11. Removes dirt and grime from the barbecue grill.
12. Keeps ceramic/terra cotta garden pots from oxidizing.
13. Removes tomato stains from clothing.
14. Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots.
15. Camouflages scratches in ceramic and marble floors.
16. Keeps scissors working smoothly.
17. Lubricates noisy door hinges on vehicles and doors in homes.
18. It removes black scuff marks from the kitchen floor. Use WD-40 for those nasty tar and scuff marks on flooring. It doesn't seem to harm the finish and you won't have to scrub nearly as hard to get them off. Just remember to open some windows if you have a lot of marks.
19. Bug guts will eat away the finish on your car if not removed quickly! Use WD-40.
20. Gives a children's playground gym slide a shine for a super fast slide.
21. Lubricates gear shift and mower deck lever for ease of handling on riding mowers.
22. Rids kids rocking chairs and swings of squeaky noises.
23. Lubricates tracks in sticking home windows and makes them easier to open.
24. Spraying an umbrella stem makes it easier to open and close.
25. Restores and cleans padded leather dashboards in vehicles, as well as vinyl bumpers.
26. Restores and cleans roof racks on vehicles.
27. Lubricates and stops squeaks in electric fans.
28. Lubricates wheel sprockets on tricycles, wagons, and bicycles for easy handling.
29. Lubricates fan belts on washers and dryers and keeps them running smoothly.
30. Keeps rust from forming on saws and saw blades, and other tools.
31. Removes splattered grease on stove.
32. Keeps bathroom mirror from fogging.
33. Lubricates prosthetic limbs.
34. Keeps pigeons off the balcony (they hate the smell).
35. Removes all traces of duct tape.
36. Folks even spray it on their arms, hands, and knees to relieve arthritis pain.
37. Florida's favorite use is: "Cleans and removes love bugs from grills and bumpers."
38. The favorite use in the state of New York, WD-40 protects the Statue of Liberty from the elements.
39. WD-40 attracts fish. Spray a little on live bait or lures and you will be catching the big one in no time. Also, it's a lot cheaper than the chemical attractants that are made for just that purpose. Keep in mind though, using some chemical laced baits or lures for fishing are not allowed in some states.
40. Use it for fire ant bites. It takes the sting away immediately and stops the itch.
41. WD-40 is great for removing crayon from walls. Spray on the mark and wipe with a clean rag.
42. Also, saturate lipstick spots with WD-40 and rewash. Presto! The lipstick is gone!
43. If you sprayed WD-40 on the distributor cap, it would displace the moisture and allow the car to start.

PS........The basic ingredient is FISH OIL.

  
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DARBOYMOM 2/7/2011 10:27AM

    Love that it is made from fish oil! That is too cool!

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BENDER7 2/6/2011 8:05PM

    WOW--I learned so many new uses! Thanks!

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SUNNY332 2/6/2011 6:54PM

    Who knew? I certainly didn't. Thanks!

Hugs, Sunny

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FLAME42 2/6/2011 6:44PM

    I didn't know all of these, some were familiar. Had no idea about the fish oil. Need to learn something new each day....

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MS.ELENI 2/6/2011 6:38PM

    I knew it did all that stuff but I didn't know it was mostly fish oil.Interesting

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2BFREE2LIVE 2/6/2011 4:10PM

    Good to know. I often substitute spray cooking spray for a lubricant for squeaks and things like that. I wonder if it uses fish oil as well.

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PJSTIME 2/6/2011 3:54PM

    Is this really true? I needed it for #40 just last week when I got bit my a few fire ants on my hand.

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A Child's Loss Of A Pet........

Saturday, February 05, 2011

This is one of the kindest things I have ever seen.
It is not known who replied, but there is a beautiful soul working in the dead letter office of the US Postal Service.

Our 14 year old dog, Abbey, died last month. The day after she died, my 4 year old daughter, Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her. I told her that I thought we could, so she dictated these words:

Dear God,
Will you please take care of my dog? She died yesterday and is with you in heaven. I miss her very much. I am happy that you let me have her as my dog even though she got sick.
I hope you will play with her. She likes to play with balls and to swim. I am sending a picture of her so when you see her you will know that she is my dog. I really miss her.
Love,
Meredith

We put the letter in an envelope with a picture of Abbey and Meredith and addressed it to God/Heaven. We put our return address on it. Then Meredith pasted several stamps on the front of the envelope because she said it would take lots of stamps to get the letter all the way to heaven. That afternoon she dropped it into the letter box at the post office. A few days later, she asked if God had gotten the letter yet. I told her that I thought He had.

Yesterday, there was a package wrapped in gold paper on our front porch addressed, "To Meredith" in an unfamiliar hand. Meredith opened it. Inside was a book by Mr. Rogers called, "When A Pet Dies." Taped to the inside front cover was the letter we had written to God in its opened envelope. On the opposite page was the picture of Abbey and Meredith and this note:

Dear Meredith,

Abbey arrived safely in heaven.

Having the picture was a big help. I recognized Abbey right away.

Abbey isn't sick anymore. Her spirit is here with me just like it stays in your heart. Abbey loved being your dog. Since we don't need our bodies in heaven, I don't have any pockets to keep your picture in, so I am sending it back to you in this little book for you to keep and have something to remember Abbey by.

Thank you for the beautiful letter and thank your mother for helping you write it and sending it to me. What a wonderful mother you have. I picked her especially for you. I send my blessings every day and remember that I love you very much. By the way, I'm easy to find, I am wherever there is love.

Love,
God

Often, the loss of a pet is a child's first experience with death. How we handle it is so very important.

  
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    Reading this brought tears to my eyes - Thank you for sharing!

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FLAME42 2/5/2011 8:36PM

    Pets are very important to children and adults. The loss of a companion is difficult at any age. Always nice to think there are people out there who care enough to take that extra effort.

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MOMS100 2/5/2011 8:08PM

    Iread this with tears in my eyes. Beautiful!

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CAZ5346 2/5/2011 6:31PM

    What a heart warming story.

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MS.ELENI 2/5/2011 5:49PM

    What an awesome story

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SUNNY332 2/5/2011 5:37PM

    What a lovely story, Patricia.

Loved it and love you. You always bring something to your Blog which gives
me such promise and hope.

Thank you for being you.

Sunny

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SHAPNUP 2/5/2011 5:19PM

    What a beautiful story. Someone was sharing the Spark!

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PJSTIME 2/5/2011 5:12PM

    What a beautiful story. THank you for sharing

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ELSEEBEE 2/5/2011 4:24PM

    I just love this story!

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MYKALEIDOSCOPE 2/5/2011 4:18PM

    What a touching story!

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SUPER BOWL TICKET.......

Friday, February 04, 2011

I am from Wisconsin........

A woman from Wisconsin had 50 yard line tickets for the Super Bowl. As she sat down, a man came along and asked her if anyone is sitting in the seat next to her. " No, " she said, "the seat is empty."

"This is incredible," said the man. "Who in their right mind would have a seat like this for the Super Bowl, the biggest sporting event in the world, and not use it?"

Somberly, the woman says, "Well.......The seat actually belongs to me. I was supposed to come here with my husband, but he passed away. This is the first Super Bowl we have not been to together since we got married in 1967."

"Oh, I'm sorry to hear that, that's terrible. But couldn't you find someone else........a friend or relative or even a neighbor to take the seat?"

The woman shakes her head, "No, they're all at the funeral."

Packer Fans!!!!!!!!!

  
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    Go Packers!

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FLAME42 2/4/2011 11:28PM

    Have heard versions of this with deer hunters in the mix. Bet there will be very few Wisconsinites not watching the big game.

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    Oh You do keep me smiling emoticon

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CAZ5346 2/4/2011 8:29PM

    Loved it.

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Carol

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PJSTIME 2/4/2011 7:29PM

    Now thats a serious fan.

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SUNNY332 2/4/2011 6:38PM

    My, my, my..

You are on a roll, my friend.

Hugs, Sunny

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LEATHER........

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Did you know this about leather dresses?

Do you know that when a woman wears a leather dress, a man's heart beats quicker, his throat gets dry, he gets weak in the knees, and he begins to think irrationally?

Ever wonder WHY?????

It's because she smells like a new golf bag.

  
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    My, My, My.....

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