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Can't lose your keys..

Saturday, August 25, 2012

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    Amusing

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MRE1956 8/26/2012 7:36AM

    D'oh!

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NAYPOOIE 8/25/2012 7:07PM

    wow.

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CCHEF1 8/25/2012 6:17PM

    Lol

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SUCCESS-AMT 8/25/2012 5:54PM

  Cut5e. That sounds like me. It seems like I often miss place mine. Have a terrific week end. emoticon

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Predicting the Future

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

"Who in their right mind would ever need more than 640k of ram!?" -- Bill Gates, 1981

"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons." -- Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949

"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." -- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943

"I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year." -- The editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957

"But what ... is it good for?" -- Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip.

"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." -- Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977

"This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." -- Western Union internal memo, 1876.

"The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?" -- David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in the radio in the 1920s.

"The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C,' the idea must be feasible." -- A Yale University management professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service. (Smith went on to found Federal Express Corp.)

"Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?" --H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.



"I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper." --Gary Cooper on his decision not to take the leading role in "Gone With The Wind."



"A cookie store is a bad idea. Besides, the market research reports say America likes crispy cookies, not soft and chewy cookies like you make." -- Response to Debbi Fields' idea of starting Mrs. Fields' Cookies.



"We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out." -- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962.



"Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible." -- Lord Kelvin, president, Royal Society, 1895. 



"Drill for oil? You mean drill into the ground to try and find oil? You're crazy." -- Drillers who Edwin L. Drake tried to enlist to his project to drill for oil in 1859.



"Stocks have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau." -- Irving Fisher, Professor of Economics, Yale University, 1929.



"Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value." -- Marecha Ferdinand Foch, Professor of Strategy, Ecole Superieure de Guerre. 



"Everything that can be invented has been invented." -- Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899. 



"Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction". -- Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872



"The abdomen, the chest, and the brain will forever be shut from the intrusion of the wise and humane surgeon". -- Sir John Eric Ericksen, British surgeon, appointed Surgeon-Extraordinary to Queen Victoria 1873.

  
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    Wow.

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    emoticon Thanks for sharing!


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ALICERIEGER 8/22/2012 9:30AM

    It just proves no one can see the future.

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COACHPENNY 8/22/2012 7:37AM

    

"I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper." --Gary Cooper on his decision not to take the leading role in "Gone With The Wind."

Gary Cooper would have made a poor scoundrel.

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Paul Ryan's Grand Vision

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0
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REVASEAN 8/27/2012 6:30PM

    I'm pleased to have read this article, thank you.

I suspect our country's problems stem from a public that does not read and gets information from the nightly news on cable or from any radio station that corroborates their view.

Living in DC as I do, I can easily get the gist of potential laws that affect me. Every trade association has a person in charge of following Congress and the state legislatures as well. One can easily see the self interest (of the various
industries etc ).

So I'm confused by GMFAY33's comment about quotes. To me the Time article mirrors what the NY Times columnists and the Washington Post's columnists as well, have been saying for months. The Financial Times,. an English paper, again the same. Some columnists have been very harsh about the extreme lack of detail in the budget.

In any event, we are here to lose some weight. So my fellow sparklers I hope this week brings the results we are striving for.
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GMFAY33 8/22/2012 1:43PM

    I don't know if political blogs are appropiate here. What I have gotten from this article in Time Magazine shows me why the magazine is losing it's popularity. I won't point out the twists and misquotes, I don't think you would believe me anyway.

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IDLETYME 8/22/2012 1:31PM

    Very interesting article. Thanks for sharing! emoticon

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COACHPENNY 8/22/2012 7:34AM

    I couldn't agree more.

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Neonatal department

Monday, August 20, 2012

I was the nurse caring for a couple's newborn first child, a son, after his cesarean birth. Since the mother was asleep under general anesthesia we took our tiny charge directly to the newborn nursery to introduce him to his daddy. While cuddling his son for the first time, he noticed the baby's ears conspicuously standing out from his head. He expressed his concern that some kids might call his son names like "Dumbo." The pediatrician reassured the new dad that his son was healthy, the ears could be easily corrected later during childhood.

The father still worried about his wife's reaction to those large protruding ears. "She doesn't take things as easily as I do," he worried.

By this time, the new mother was ready to meet her precious son. I placed the tiny bundle in his mother's arms and eased the blanket back so that she could gaze upon her child for the first time.

She took one look at her baby's face and looked to her husband and gasped, "Oh, Honey! Look! He has your ears!"

  
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    Hahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!

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    LOL

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COACHPENNY 8/21/2012 8:26AM

    Sweet!

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123ELAINE456 8/21/2012 7:38AM

  Love it. Very funny. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week.

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    funny

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    That is so funny! Thanks for relating us! emoticon

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SANFORMRN 8/20/2012 11:36PM

  I LUV it!

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My Husband was seen with another woman...

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Ladies, you have got to read this blog! It is so great and so funny!

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Okay, you guys can laugh too.

  
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    I loved it, thanks for pointing us to this blog!
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    Read it yesterday! Still love it! So awesome!

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    Very Good!

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    GREAT STORY!

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    Good one!

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