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Child's Perspective on Retirement

Friday, September 21, 2012

A teacher asked her young pupils how they spent their vacation. One child wrote the following:



"We always used to spend the holidays with Grandma and Grandpa. They used to live here in a big brick house, but Grandpa got retarded and they moved to Florida and now they live in a place with a lot of other retarded people.



"They live in a tin box and have rocks painted green to look like grass. They ride around on big tricycles and wear nametags because they don't know who they are anymore. They go to a building called a wrecked center, but they must have got it fixed, because it is all right now. 



"They play games and do exercises there, but they don't do them very well. There is a swimming pool, too, but they all jump up and down in it with their hats on. I guess they don't know how to swim. 



"At their gate, there is a dollhouse with a little old man sitting in it. He watches all day so nobody can escape. Sometimes they sneak out. Then they go cruising in their golf carts.



"My Grandma used to bake cookies and stuff, but I guess she forgot how. Nobody there cooks, they just eat out. And they eat the same thing every night: Early Birds. Some of the people can't get past the man in the dollhouse to go out. So the ones who do get out bring food back to the wrecked center and call it potluck.



"My Grandma says Grandpa worked all his life to earn his retardment and says I should work hard so I can be retarded some day, too. When I earn my retardment I want to be the man in the doll house. Then I will let people out so they can visit their grandchildren."

  
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COACHPENNY 9/24/2012 4:01PM

    Sweet!

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ALICERIEGER 9/23/2012 1:05PM

    Through a child's eyes!

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REEBADABEEBOOS 9/22/2012 2:13PM

    I work in a "retardment" home... this is hilarious to me! Thanks for sharing!

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BLUEWATER71 9/22/2012 11:02AM

    This is so cute. emoticon

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SKMINNY 9/22/2012 10:54AM

    Oh my gosh that is awesome!


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SCOOTDOG 9/21/2012 11:40PM

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ALIHIKES 9/21/2012 11:31PM

    Very funny! emoticon

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CMRAND54 9/21/2012 8:42PM

    Cute.

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REXTINE1 9/21/2012 6:22PM

    Funny!

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SMOOCHIESMOMMY2 9/21/2012 6:06PM

    cute emoticon

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SPARKLE1908 9/21/2012 1:38PM

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AANGEL3 9/21/2012 10:28AM

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MISSDAISY23 9/21/2012 9:56AM

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HELEN_BRU 9/21/2012 9:50AM

    This is just a riot! emoticon I haven't stopped laughing - and I'm 78!

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123ELAINE456 9/21/2012 9:01AM

  Awesome!!! And so Very Cute. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Enjoy Your Day.

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ANDYLIN90 9/21/2012 1:28AM

    Very cute!

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SUSHENO 9/21/2012 1:27AM

    emoticon cute. Thanks for sharing.

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The Bible According to Kids

Friday, September 21, 2012

The following statements about the Bible were written by children and have not been retouched or corrected (i.e., bad spelling has been left in.)

- In the first book of the Bible, Guinesses, God got tired of creating the world, so he took the Sabbath off.

- Adam and Eve were created from an apple tree.

- Noah's wife was called Joan of Ark because Noah built the ark, which the animals came to in pears.

- Lot's wife was a pillar of salt by day, but a ball of fire by night.

- The Jews were a proud people and throughout history they had trouble with unsympathetic Genitals.

- Samson was a strong man who let himself be led astray by a Jezebel like Delilah.

- Samson slew the Philistines with the axe of the Apostles.

- Moses led the Hebrews to the Red Sea, where they made unleavened bread, which is bread without any ingredients.

- The Egyptians were all drowned in the dessert.

- Afterwards, Moses went up to Mount Cyanide to find the ten commendments.

- The first commandment was when Eve told Adam to eat the apple.

- The seventh commandment is "Thou shalt not admit adultery".

- Moses died before he ever reached Canada.

- Then Joshua led the Hebrews in the battle of Geritol.

- The greatest miracle in the Bible is when Joshua told his son to stand still and he obeyed him.

- David was a Hebrew king skilled at playing the liar. He fought with the Finkelsteins, a race of people who lived in Biblical times.

- Solomon, one of David's sons, had 300 wives and 700 porcupines.

- When Mary heard that she was the mother of Jesus, she sang the Magna Carta.

- Then the three Wise Guys from the east arrived and found Jesus in the manager.

- Jesus was born because Mary had an Immaculate Contraption.

- St. John, the blacksmith, dumped water on his head.

- Jesus enunciated the Golden Rule, which says do one to others before they do one to you.

- He also explained that "Man does not live by sweat alone".

- It was a miricle when Jesus rose from the dead and managed to get the tombstone off the entrance.

- The people who followed Jesus were called the 12 decibles.

- The epistles were the wives of the apostles.

- One of the opossums was St. Matthew who was also a taximan.

- St. Paul cavorted to Christianity. He preached the holy acrimony, which is another name for marriage.

- A Christian should have only one spouse. This is called monotony.

  
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ALICERIEGER 9/23/2012 1:10PM

    Wow

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SPARKLE1908 9/21/2012 1:40PM

    These are too funny...LOL.... emoticon

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MISSDAISY23 9/21/2012 9:53AM

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Horseback mishap

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

An Antartian decides to try horseback riding, even though she has had no lessons or prior experience. She mounts the horse unassisted and the horse immediately springs into motion. It gallops along at a steady rhythmic pace, but the Antartian begins to slip from the saddle. In terror, she grabs for the horse's mane, but cannot seem to get a firm grip. She tries to throw her arms around the horse's neck, but she slides down the side of the horse anyway. The horse gallops along, seemingly oblivious to its slipping rider. Finally, giving up her frail grip, she leaps away from the horse to try and throw herself to safety. Unfortunately, her foot has become entangled in the stirrup and she is now at the mercy of the horse's pounding hooves as her head is struck against the ground again and again. As her head is battered against the ground, she is mere moments away from unconsciousness when...Stan the Walmart manager runs out to shut the horse off.

  
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NAYPOOIE 9/20/2012 4:21PM

    So Antarians are blonde. Learn something every day.

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REXTINE1 9/19/2012 3:15PM

    emoticon Good one.

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MYLADY4 9/19/2012 1:10PM

    TOO FUNNY emoticon

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COACHPENNY 9/19/2012 12:32PM

    She should have taken mechanical riding lessons.

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ALICERIEGER 9/19/2012 12:19PM

    Oh-Oh

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HOUNDLOVER1 9/19/2012 11:51AM

    Ouch! emoticon

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123ELAINE456 9/18/2012 11:50PM

  Not good at all. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week.

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MISSDAISY23 9/18/2012 10:49PM

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GLC2009 9/18/2012 9:05PM

    very cute. LOL... emoticon

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Woo Hoo!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Been kind of slow about blogging....sick for a week...bummer. But I came upon this a few minutes ago:


"A new poll claims that 58 percent of Americans believe Barack Obama would beat Mitt Romney in a fistfight. I didn't realize that was an option. Maybe we can wrap this election up tonight. Make it a pay-per-view event. We could wipe out the national debt in one night." -Jimmy Kimmel

  
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NEWKATHYNOW 9/20/2012 8:15PM

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ALICERIEGER 9/19/2012 12:21PM

    You never know!

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COACHPENNY 9/18/2012 4:49PM

    How about a one on one basketball game.... or BOWLING LOL!

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RUSSELL_40 9/18/2012 10:28AM

    After he beat him in a fistfight, he could hold him down, and shave his hair.



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SANDYW1945 9/18/2012 6:41AM

    emoticon That would take care of it.

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WILSON425 9/17/2012 9:21PM

    Good idea! Tell Obama to be sure and eat his wheaties!

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CMRAND54 9/17/2012 9:21PM

    Love it!

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MISSDAISY23 9/17/2012 8:19PM

    emoticon it! emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 9/17/2012 8:19PM

    Glad you're feeling better.

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DIET_FRIEND 9/17/2012 7:42PM

    Jesse Ventura says we should vote for 3rd party candidates on The View today. Hmmmm...probably still voting for Obama, but I wish there were other parties with the power to give these two some competition.

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REXTINE1 9/17/2012 6:38PM

    Back to the middle ages - trial by combat! It should be debated!
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SPARKLE1908 9/17/2012 6:34PM

    Love it....LOL

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WILSON1926 9/17/2012 5:39PM

    WHATEVER WORKS
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Gain weight in the shower?

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Read this blog on a maintainer's [NELLJONES] page:

"I was telling my son, the Registered Dietician, about how much my weight bounces every day. I'm at maintenance so not trying to lose, yet my weight just pops around. He told me to weigh myself before and after a shower. I gained .6 pounds just from the shower and body lotion! That is how much water my skin absorbed in just a few minutes. And, of course, it came off by morning. I know I swell in humid weather, but who knew from a shower??"

www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo
urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4991522


I know I hate to weigh at the Dr's. It's always fully dressed, after a shower and breakfast. Sometimes after lunch too. You can't win. Last weigh in at the Doc's was 215a week later, before my shower with only a few sips of coffee in me, it was 206. So the clothes can't weigh 9 pounds can they? Must be the shower!!!

  
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COACHPENNY 9/19/2012 12:33PM

    I teach water aerobics....damn.....I knew I was holding fluid.

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ROSALIEESTHER 9/17/2012 4:10AM

    That's interesting! To me it just points out again how the scale its not the most useful of measurements.

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LYNNRODRIGUEZ 9/16/2012 11:24PM

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MISSDAISY23 9/16/2012 7:18PM

    I didn't know that you can gain weight in the shower. Interesting indeed! emoticon

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REXTINE1 9/16/2012 1:50PM

    That's news to me. I knew that drinking a lot put temporary weight on you, but just showering is new (strange) news.

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AQUAGIRL08 9/16/2012 11:39AM

    I swim several hours per day. I wonder how much water I absorb every day!

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ALICERIEGER 9/16/2012 11:09AM

    Almost makes you want to give up showering! LOL

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123ELAINE456 9/16/2012 5:50AM

  Thank You for posting this on your blog. This is very interesting. God Bless you and Have a Wonderful Week.

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CCHEF1 9/16/2012 2:04AM

    Thanks for posting this in your blog. I think it is true. I think one's hair weighs more wet and so I don't wash my long hair just before weighing.

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EWL978 9/15/2012 11:11PM

    I"ve heard of "heavy water".....must be so!! (rofl)

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DIET_FRIEND 9/15/2012 10:32PM

    That's an interesting phenomenon!

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JTREMBATH 9/15/2012 9:15PM

    I have never weighed myself after a shower so will do next time I have a shower.

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1CRAZYDOG 9/15/2012 8:57PM

    Holy water retention! That's unbelievable!

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HELEN_BRU 9/15/2012 8:35PM

    Interesting! emoticon

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KNEWMETODAY 9/15/2012 8:17PM

    Who would think it would fluctuate that much? Come to think of it, I always shower before I go to the doctor, but I probably won't quit doing that.

Kathy

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CMRAND54 9/15/2012 8:12PM

    I'll keep this in mind!

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BUBBLEJ1 9/15/2012 7:55PM

    I used to have very long hair, and it is very, very thick. That held heaps of water!

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BARCLE 9/15/2012 7:19PM

    Interesting emoticon

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LADYJAKE1 9/15/2012 7:12PM

    Interesting...I never knew that could happen....kinda funny

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CHANGING-TURTLE 9/15/2012 7:09PM

    emoticon I throw my scale away, i use other thing to keep track of how I am doing, like that i went from a size 20 to a 12

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DIETER27 9/15/2012 6:50PM

  Body weight can fluctuate at times. Keep up the good work emoticon emoticon

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