Updates from May, 2013 Toggle Comment Threads | Keyboard Shortcuts

  • lczarnik 07:38 on May 27, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    REMINDER–MUST READ 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 27 May 2013 06:30
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: Fw: REMINDER–MUST READ

    >>>
    >>> IMPORTANT
    >>>
    >>> A stock clerk was sent to clean up a storeroom in Maui , Hawaii .
    >>>
    >>> When he got back, he was complaining that the storeroom was really

    >>> filthy and that he had noticed dried mouse/rat droppings in some areas.!
    >>>
    >>> A couple of days later, he started to feel like he was coming down with
    >>> a stomach flu, complained of sore joints and headaches, and began to

    >>> vomit.
    >>>
    >>> He went to bed and never really got up again. Within two Days
    >>> he was severely ill and weak. His blood sugar count was down to 66,
    >>> and his face and eyeballs were yellow. He was rushed to the emergency

    >>> at Pali-Momi, where he was diagnosed to be suffering from massive
    >>> organ failure. He died shortly before midnight.
    >>>
    >>> No one would have made the connection between his job and his death,
    >>> had it not been for a doctor who specifically asked if he had been in a
    >>> warehouse or exposed to dried rat/mouse droppings at anytime. They
    >>> said there is a virus (much like the Hanta virus) that lives in dried rat and
    >>> mouse droppings.
    >>>
    >>> ONCE DRIED, THESE DROPPINGS ARE LIKE DUST AND CAN

    >>> EASILY BE BREATHED IN OR

    >>> INGESTED IF A PERSON DOES NOT WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR >>> OR FAILS TO WASH FACE AND HANDS THOROUGHLY .
    >>>
    >>> An autopsy was performed on the clerk to verify the doctor’s
    >>> suspicions..
    >>> .
    >>> THIS IS WHY IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO ALWAYS
    >>> CAREFULLY RINSE OFF THE TOPS OF CANNED SODAS OR
    >>> FOODS, AND TO WIPE OFF PASTA PACKAGING, CEREAL
    >>> BOXES, AND SO ON.

    >>>
    >>> Almost everything you buy in a supermarket was stored in a warehouse
    >>> at one time or another, and stores themselves often have rodents.
    >>>
    >>> Most of us remember to wash vegetables and fruits but never think of
    >>> boxes and cans.
    >>>
    >>> THE UGLY TRUTH IS, EVEN THE MOST MODERN, UPPER-CLASS, >>> SUPER STORE HAS RATS
    >>> AND MICE. AND THEIR WAREHOUSE MOST ASSUREDLY DOES!
    >>>
    >>> Whenever you buy any canned soft drink, please make sure that you >>> wash the top with running water and soap or, if that is not available, drink
    >>> with a straw.
    >>>
    >>> THE INVESTIGATION OF SODA CANS BY THE CENTER FOR
    >>> DISEASE CONTROL IN ATLANTA DISCOVERED THAT THE TOPS
    >>> OF SODA CANS CAN BE ENCRUSTED WITH DRIED

    >>> RAT’S URINE, WHICH IS SO TOXIC IT CAN BE LETHAL . CANNED
    >>> DRINKS AND OTHER FOODSTUFFS ARE STORED IN
    >>> WAREHOUSES AND CONTAINERS THAT ARE USUALLY

    >>> INFESTED WITH RODENTS, AND THEN THEY GET TRANSPORTED >>> TO RETAIL OUTLETS WITHOUT BEING PROPERLY CLEANED.
    >>>
    >>> Please forward this message to the people you care about.
    >>>
    >>> (I JUST DID!)

     
  • lczarnik 07:26 on May 27, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    Quotable Quotes 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 27 May 2013 06:59
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: Quotable Quotes

    Quotable Quotes (Good Ones!)

    When the white missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land.
    They said ‘Let us Pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible
    and they had the land.
    ~ Desmond Tutu

    • America is the only country where a significant proportion of the population believes that professional wrestling is real but the moon landing was faked.

    ~ David Letterman

    • After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box.

    ~ Italian proverb

    • Men are like linoleum floors. Lay ’em right and you can walk all over them for thirty years.

    ~ Betsy Salkind

    • The only reason they say ‘Women and children first’ is to test the strength of the lifeboats.

    ~ Jean Kerr

    • I’ve been married to a communist and a fascist, and neither would take out the garbage.

    ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor

    • You know you’re a redneck if your home has wheels and your car doesn’t.

    ~ Jeff Foxworthy

    • When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.

    ~ Prince Philip

    • A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing.

    ~ Emo Philips.

    • Wood burns faster when you have to cut and chop it yourself.

    ~ Harrison Ford

    • The best cure for sea sickness, is to sit under a tree.

    ~ Spike Milligan

    • Lawyers believe a man is innocent until proven broke.

    ~ Robin Hall

    • Kill one man and you’re a murderer, kill a million and you’re a conqueror.

    ~ Jean Rostand.

    • Having more money doesn’t make you happier. I have 50 million dollars but

    I’m just as happy as when I had 48 million.
    ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    • We are here on earth to do good unto others. What the others are here for, I have no idea.

    ~ WH Auden

    • In hotel rooms I worry. I can’t be the only guy who sits on the furniture naked.

    ~ Jonathan Katz

    • If life were fair Elvis would still be alive today and all the impersonators would be dead.

    ~ Johnny Carson

    • I don’t believe in astrology. I am a Sagittarius and we’re very skeptical.

    ~ Arthur C Clarke

    • Hollywood must be the only place on earth where you can be fired by a man

    wearing a Hawaiian shirt and a baseball cap.
    ~ Steve Martin

    • Home cooking. Where many a man thinks his wife is.

    ~ Jimmy Durante

    • As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind – every part

    of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.
    ~ John Glenn

    • If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat?

    ~ Steven Wright

    • America is so advanced that even the chairs are electric.

    ~ Doug Hamwell

    • The first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone.

    ~ George Roberts

    • If God had intended us to fly he would have made it easier to get to the airport.

    ~ Jonathan Winters

    • I have kleptomania, but when it gets bad, I take something for it.

    ~ Robert Benchley

     
  • lczarnik 07:21 on May 27, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    History Lesson and Interesting photos….”Yes” 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 25 May 2013 23:52
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: History Lesson and Interesting photos…."Yes"

    These will generate many memories. BA

    Forwarded Message
    Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9:02 AM
    Subject: History Lesson and Interesting photos

    These photos are truly very interesting … we’ve not probably ever thought of these events … or at least not in a long time!

    YLQskw8.jpg

    The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861

    fYNtUlp.jpg

    Hippo cart in 1924. The hippo belonged to a circus and
    apparently enjoyed pulling the cart as a trick

    O5I9Rni.jpg

    Charlie Chaplin in 1916 at the age of 27

    w2DPJtO.jpg

    Suntan vending machine, 1949

    9r51Ajq.jpg

    Annie Edison Taylor (1838-1921), the first person to
    survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She
    did it in 1901 becauseshe needed money, and after
    doing it said she wouldn’t recommend it to anyone!

    xF25Dcq.jpg

    Only known authenticated photo of Billy the Kid,ca. 1879

    pO5sofA.jpg

    Sharing bananas with a goat during the Battle of Saipan ,
    ca. 1944

    eEqQzmm.jpg

    Jesse James, approximately 16 years old

    m54a5n9.jpg

    Advertisement for Atabrine, an anti-malaria drug. Sign

    was put up at the 363rd station hospital in Papua,
    New Guinea during WWII


    EapWqzl.jpg

    How could parentsensure that their children were getting
    sunlight and fresh air when living in apartment buildings?
    The baby cage, ca. 1937

    cd2j0Iq.jpg

    Hotel owner pouring acid in the water when black people
    swam in his pool, ca. 1964

    qAjiMuf.jpg

    Bookstore ruined by an air raid, London 1940

    nfDavPE.jpg

    Little girl comforting her doll in the ruins of her
    bomb damaged home, London , 1940

    .

    2jKswih.jpg

    Animals being used as a part of medical therapy in 1956

    .

    sqZ3iXP.jpg

    Artificial legs, United Kingdom , ca. 1890

    .

    TUCTkQN.jpg

    Unknown soldier in Vietnam , 1965

    1tyynx6.jpg

    1920’s lifeguard

    HeatUgz.jpg

    1928 fashion show at the beach

    9ErZn4S.jpg

    Former slave showing whipping scars

    OOa6hYD.jpg

    Measuring bathing suits in the early 1920s. If they
    were too short,the women would be fined

    gBYsGWf.jpg

    A space chimp poses for the camera after a
    successfulmission to space in 1961

    OhcCF3B.jpg

    Testing new bulletproof vests, 1923

    yHO2FtW.jpg

    A mom and her son watch the mushroom cloud after an atomic
    test 75 miles away, Las Vegas , 1953

    lka74m0.jpg

    Walter Yeo, one of the first peopleto undergo advanced
    plastic surgery. His eyelids were damaged in World War I,
    and he got a skin transplant to replace them.

    3VPSyJL.jpg

    Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition,
    Detroit 1929

    i1DBQPH.jpg

    Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII

    r4Beb0v.jpg

    The Ford Theater, where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated

    uzADvMK.jpg

    Children eating their Christmas dinner during the
    Great Depression: turnips and cabbage

    hdDdNhV.jpg

    Annette Kellerman promoted women’s right to wear
    a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907… She was
    arrested for indecency.

    pNZ7Tf5.jpg

    Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores
    snowball fight in 1893

    dbCQ1iv.jpg

    Martin Luther King Jr. with his son by his side
    removing a burnt cross from his front yard, 1960

    rblEQ2H.jpg

    The original Ronald clown of McDonald’s in 1963

    gx6Ytjm.jpg

    Apollo I crew members rehearsing their water landing
    in 1966

    aGqBeOo.jpg

    President Richard Nixon trying to use chopsticks while
    visiting China in 1972

    6qQ6xB7.jpg

    Construction of the Manhattan Bridge , 1908

    2vFOZCb.jpg

    Construction of the Berlin wall, 1961

    g3y5sSn.jpg

    Hitler’s officers and cadets celebrating Christmas, 1941

    MTpAYcp.jpg

    Abraham Lincoln’s hearse, 1865

    cW4X9Bk.jpg

    Frozen Niagara Falls , 1911

    huEAPey.jpg

    Last prisoners of Alcatraz leaving, 1963

    gY5r2VE.jpg

    A penniless mother hides her face in shame after
    putting her children up for sale, Chicago , 1948

    7G8mAES.jpg

    Putting on a crinoline (skirt support), 1855

    zYiWtc1.jpg

    Recovering bodies after the Titanic disaster,
    April 1912

    .

    tz5ATzY.jpg

    A most beautiful suicide – 23 year old Evelyn McHale
    leapt to her death from an observation deck (83rd floor)
    of the Empire State Building , May 1, 1947. She landed
    on a United Nations limousine…

    Ef4XpWN.jpg

    The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin,
    ca. 1927

    MRsebDJ.jpg

    Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at
    Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London , 1930

    XpPOHrT.jpg

    New York City fire station, ca. 1912

    oAVGYXa.jpg

    Operation Babylift: Vietnamese orphans transported by
    airplanes to America in 1975

    Polish children examined by German officers to see if
    they qualify as Aryan, and would be allowed to live

    OazRRQo.jpg

    Santa Claus in New York, ca. 1900

    bBquDyX.jpg

    Smallpox victim, New York , 1881

    EWqeLvn.jpg

    5:00 P.M., September 3rd, 1967
    Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving
    on the right – this was the result

    zKPJMxY.jpg

    Unpacking the Head of the Statue of Liberty
    delivered June 17, 1885

     
  • lczarnik 16:22 on May 24, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    Animal Lover……: Dog Smile’s for the day 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 24 May 2013 03:30
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: Animal Lover……: Dog Smile’s for the day

    I Love these…Dannyboy

    Photo

    528345_101740976662964_1053271176_n.jpg

    182364_101698566667205_1754967041_n.jpg

    C-c-can I use your potty next time?

    528192_101517023352026_602481610_n.jpg


    That they do.... they deserve no less from us too!


    425628_101230196714042_201577850_n.jpg

    "Hang a left. Road work ahead."

    Your Daily Dose of Cute:
    Look, look mom, he has my nose, don’t you think?


    578175_626215177404881_1558130258_n.jpg
    "Oh..Oh!–Over to the left a little, up…up up some more…

    right there! Ooohhh that feels good!"

    529686_108545475982514_163715291_n.jpg

    12146_100791896757872_263402150_n.jpg
    Ahh Jeffy! Youre getting so big! I love you so much!

    Photo

    Photo

    "I think — I swollowed the cat!"

    "Take a DEEP breath and hold it please."

    "Meowwwwww"

    154672_100793310091064_2056595328_n.jpg

    "And I brought my horsey to sleep at

    your house Nana. I always sleep with

    my horsey."

    "People who really love their dogs

    are kind and giving people.

    We are the ones who don’t freak

    out because our dogs gave us a kiss.

    Or ate off our plate. =)

    We don’t leave our dogs out in the

    heat or the cold,

    And when we lay down at night,

    our dogs are on the bed or at least

    snuggled close by safe from the dark

    and dangers that roam in the night.

    We love all the dogs we have had in

    the past, and especially the ones we

    have now."

    417583_10151443119033389_899835978_n.jpg

    733999_457001121039418_1504809313_n.jpg

    224797_101633706673691_760331387_n.jpg

    If Icome – do I get a treat?


    374538_459453594128457_294627345_n.jpg

    Photo: -Di

    :D ~(gail)~

    69649_10152013242565639_1114074915_n.jpg

    225959_100812703422458_551800392_n.jpg

    544362_435247123217518_1447757346_n.jpg

    You could win an Apple MacBook Pro 13.3-Inch Laptop for less than $10 on http://www.dealdash.com/join.php?t=fb

    Photo: Does your dog ever act this guilty?

    Like &

    The Attention-Seeker...

    He is not amused.

    8731_146730546710_5779603_n.jpg

    734948_419418174795312_1253292878_n.jpg

    483006_522651414423865_938440047_n.png

     
  • lczarnik 01:48 on May 23, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    Fender skirts and supper 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 20 May 2013 04:30
    Subject: Fw: Fender skirts and supper

    FENDER SKIRTS AND SUPPER

    I know some of you will not understand this message,
    But I bet you know someone who might.
    I came across this phrase yesterday. ‘FENDER SKIRTS.

    A term I haven’t heard in a long time, and thinking about
    ‘fender skirts’ started me thinking
    About other words that quietly disappear from
    Our language with hardly a notice like ‘curb feelers.’

    And ‘steering knobs.’ (AKA)
    suicide knob,’ ‘neckers knobs.’

    Since I’d been thinking of cars,
    My mind naturally went that direction first.

    Any kids will probably have to find some older person
    Over 50 to explain some of these terms to you.

    Remember ‘Continental kits?’
    They were rear bumper extenders and spare tire covers
    That were supposed to make any car
    As cool as a Lincoln Continental.

    When did we quit calling them ’emergency brakes?
    At some point ‘parking brake’ became the proper term.
    But I miss the hint of drama that went with ’emergency brake.’

    I’m sad, too, that almost all the old folks are gone
    Who would call the accelerator the ‘foot feed.’
    Many today do not even know what a clutch is
    Or that the dimmer switch used to be on the floor.
    For that matter, the starter was down there too.

    Didn’t you ever wait at the street for your daddy
    To come home, so you could ride the
    ‘running board’ up to the house?

    Here’s a phrase I heard all the time in my youth
    But never anymore – ‘store-bought.’
    Of course, just about everythi ng is store-bought these days.
    But once it was bragging material to have a
    Store-bought dress or a store-bought bag of candy.

    ‘Coast to coast’ is a phrase that once held all sorts
    Of excitement and now means almost nothing.
    Now we take the term ‘worldwide’ for granted.
    This floors me.

    On a smaller scale, ‘wall-to-wall’ was once
    A magical term in our homes. In the ’50s,
    Everyone covered his or her hardwood floors with,
    Wow, wall-to-wall carpeting!
    Today, everyone replaces their wall-to-wall carpeting
    With hardwood floors. Go figure.

    When was the last time you heard the quaint phrase
    ‘in a family way?’ It’s hard to imagine that the word ‘pregnant’
    Was once considered a little too graphic,
    A little too clinical for use in polite company,
    So we had all that talk about stork visits and
    ‘being in a family way’ or simply ‘expecting.’

    Apparently ‘brassiere’ is a word no longer in usage.
    I said it the other day and my daughter cracked up.
    I guess it’s just ‘bra’ now.
    ‘Unmentionables’ probably wouldn’t be understood at all.

    I always loved going to the ‘picture show,’
    But I considered ‘movie’ an affectation.

    Most of these words go back to the ’50s,
    But here’s a pure ’60s word I came across
    The other day ‘rat fink.’ Ooh, what a nasty put-down!

    Here’s a word I miss – ‘percolator.’
    That was just a fun word to say.
    And what was it replaced with ‘Coffee maker.’
    How dull… Mr. Coffee, I blame you for this.

    I miss those made-up marketing words that were
    meant to sound so modern and now sound so retro.
    Words like ‘Dyna Flow’ and ‘Electrolux’ and ‘Frigidaire’.
    Introducing the 1963 Admiral T V, now with ‘SpectraVision!’

    Food for thought.
    Was there a telethon that wiped out lumbago?
    Nobody complains of that anymore.
    Maybe that’s what Castor oil cured,
    because I never hear mothers threatening kids
    with Castor Oil anymore.

    Some words aren’t gone, but are definitely
    on the endangered list.
    The one that grieves me most is ‘supper.’
    Now everybody says ‘dinner.’ Save a great word.
    Invite someone to supper. Discuss fender skirts.

    Someone forwarded this to me.
    I thought some of us of a ‘certain age’
    would remember most of these.

    Just for fun, pass it along to others
    of ‘a certain age.’

    IF YOU AREN’T OF A CERTAIN AGE,
    YOU MUST KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS.

     
  • lczarnik 00:13 on May 23, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    Michiganders warned of dangerous hogweed | Local News – Home 

    Forwarded message
    From: Carol Z
    Date: 21 May 2013 06:12
    Subject: Fwd: Michiganders warned of dangerous hogweed | Local News – Home

    This is important.

    Just good to be aware of if you are an outdoors Michigander… I had NO idea!

    http://m.clickondetroit.com/news/Michiganders-warned-of-dangerous-hogweed/-/16732600/14862730/-/4dd4gaz/-/index.html

     
  • lczarnik 19:15 on May 22, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    50 yrs of marriage!!! :>) 

    Forwarded message
    From: Basil
    Date: 21 May 2013 16:56
    Subject: 50 yrs of marriage!!! :>)

    After being married for 50 years, I took a careful look at my wife one day and said, "Fifty years ago we had a cheap house, a junk car, slept on a sofa bed and watched a 10-inch black and white TV, but I got to sleep every night with a hot 23-year-old girl.

    Now … I have a $750,000 home, a $45,000 car, a nice big bed and a large screen TV, but I’m sleeping with a 73-year-old woman. It seems to me that you’re not holding up your side of things."

    My wife is a very reasonable woman. She told me to go out and find a hot 23-year-old girl and she would make sure that I would once again be living in a cheap house, driving a junk car, sleeping on a sofa bed and watching a 10-inch black and white TV.

    Aren’t older women great?

    They really know how to solve an old guy’s problems!

     
  • lczarnik 17:05 on May 22, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    Aussie National Anthem – Totally brilliant 

    Forwarded message
    From: Patricia or Ian
    Date: 5 June 2009 15:59
    Subject: FW: Aussie National Anthem – Totally brilliant

    A sing-a-long for friday. Have a good weekend with family and friends.
    cheers
    Ian & Trish

    A Friday treat for you Aussies! Wonder what he can do with ours?

    SORRY – the Australian_National_Anthem_1.wmv attachment didn’t download. Will find it on the web and link it here.

    2015FB01 – sorry for the delay in getting a link to you – here it is –

    http://1drv.ms/1BINDbr

     
  • lczarnik 16:46 on May 22, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    The Ocean as you have never seen it. 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 22 May 2013 05:16
    Subject: Fw: The Ocean as you have never seen it.

    ONE OF THE BEST VIDEOS EVER!
    The Ocean as you have never seen it.
    (GO FULL SCREEN AND HAVE YOUR SOUND ON)

     
  • lczarnik 16:43 on May 22, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    Battle Hymn 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 22 May 2013 05:01
    Subject: Fw: Battle Hymn

    Enjoy!

    http://www.greatdanepro.com:80/Battle%20Hymn/index.htm

     
c
Compose new post
j
Next post/Next comment
k
Previous post/Previous comment
r
Reply
e
Edit
o
Show/Hide comments
t
Go to top
l
Go to login
h
Show/Hide help
shift + esc
Cancel
%d bloggers like this: