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  • lczarnik 09:16 on January 30, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 30 January 2014 08:30

    Subject: Fw: Fwd: MEANINGFUL LIFE

  • lczarnik 04:43 on January 30, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Check out Trees | Dusky’s Wonders INDEED!!! 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 30 January 2014 00:21
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: Check out Trees | Dusky’s Wonders INDEED!!!

    Amazing natural wonders.

    Trees | Dusky’s Wonders

  • lczarnik 09:48 on January 28, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    How Come No One Ever Told Me?? 

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    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 28 January 2014 01:46
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: Fw: How Come No One Ever Told Me??

    How Come No One Ever Told Me??

    I didn’t know most of these. Thought it kind of interesting, makes me seem kind of stupid.

    Most aluminum foil boxes have press-in tabs that secure the roll in place,
    so you don’t have worry about it flying out every time you rip off a sheet.
    (Saran Wrap too)

    You’ve been dispensing Tic Tacs the hard way.

    You know how when you violently shake a container of Tic Tacs into your palm it seems as though you always end up with zero or seven? Avoid that altogether by letting a mint gently glide into the tiny lid crevice

    You haven’t been using ketchup cups to their full potential.

    Instead of grabbing multiple cups of ketchup, simply pull apart at the edges for twice the space.

    Chinese takeout containers are actually made to fold out into plates.

    The containers actually are meant to unfold into a makeshift plate,
    which you can easily reassemble into a box for storing leftovers.
    (Never knew or noticed that. Great Idea!)

    Greek yogurt containers are meant to be folded in half.

    Chances are you’ve been scooping the toppings with your spoon onto the yogurt.

    But, have you realized, the topping holder folds over, so you can pour the toppings DIRECTLY ON TOP?

    Soda tabs double as straw holders.

    Turn the tab around so that it acts as holder that can stop the straw from raising out of the can as the soda fizzes.

    You probably don’t realize it, but your pots come with built-in spoon rests.

    Soft-drink lids can double as coasters.

    WELL ! I’ll be darned

  • lczarnik 13:21 on January 27, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 2014/1/25
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: acrobats-WOW

    Line above link translates to –

    aged in all this there are two or three things that I do more ..!!

    Somewhere this video says “people are awesome!” but I would say “crazy!"

    Je vieillis, dans tout ceci il y a deux ou trois trucs que je ne fais plus..!!!!


  • lczarnik 13:18 on January 27, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    This chart is awesome! Everyone can use it. 

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    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 25 January 2014 13:49

    Subject: Fw: Fwd: Fw: This chart is awesome! Everyone can use it.

    Apples Protects your heart Prevents constipation Blocks diarrhea Improves lung capacity Cushions joints
    Apricots Combats cancer Controls blood pressure Saves your eyesight Shields against Alzheimer’s Slows aging process
    Artichokes Aids digestion Lowers cholesterol Protects your heart Stabilizes blood sugar Guards against liver disease
    Avocados Battles diabetes Lowers cholesterol Helps stops strokes Controls blood pressure Smoothes skin
    Bananas Protects your heart Quiets a cough Strengthens bones Controls blood pressure Blocks diarrhea
    Beans Prevents constipation Helps hemorrhoids Lowers cholesterol Combats cancer Stabilizes blood sugar
    Beets Controls blood pressure Combats cancer Strengthens bones Protects your heart Aids weight loss
    Blueberries Combats cancer Protects your heart Stabilizes blood sugar Boosts memory Prevents constipation
    Broccoli Strengthens bones Saves eyesight Combats cancer Protects your heart Controls blood pressure
    Cabbage Combats cancer Prevents constipation Promotes weight loss Protects your heart Helps hemorrhoids
    Cantaloupe Saves eyesight Controls blood pressure Lowers cholesterol Combats cancer Supports immune system
    Carrots Saves eyesight Protects your heart Prevents constipation Combats cancer Promotes weight loss
    Cauliflower Protects against Prostate Cancer Combats Breast Cancer Strengthens bones Banishes bruises Guards against heart disease
    Cherries Protects your heart Combats Cancer Ends insomnia Slows aging process Shields against Alzheimer’s
    Chestnuts Promotes weight loss Protects your heart Lowers cholesterol Combats Cancer Controls blood pressure
    Chili peppers Aids digestion Soothes sore throat Clears sinuses Combats Cancer Boosts immune system
    Figs Promotes weight loss Helps stops strokes Lowers cholesterol Combats Cancer Controls blood pressure
    Fish Protects your heart Boosts memory Protects your heart Combats Cancer Supports immune system
    Flax Aids digestion Battles diabetes Protects your heart Improves mental health Boosts immune system
    Garlic Lowers cholesterol Controls blood pressure Combats cancer Kills bacteria Fights fungus
    Grapefruit Protects against heart attacks Promotes Weight loss Helps stops strokes Combats Prostate Cancer Lowers cholesterol
    Grapes Saves eyesight Conquers kidney stones Combats cancer Enhances blood flow Protects your heart
    Green tea Combats cancer Protects your heart Helps stops strokes Promotes Weight loss Kills bacteria
    Honey Heals wounds Aids digestion Guards against ulcers Increases energy Fights allergies
    Lemons Combats cancer Protects your heart Controls blood pressure Smoothes skin Stops scurvy
    Limes Combats cancer Protects your heart Controls blood pressure Smoothes skin Stops scurvy
    Mangoes Combats cancer Boosts memory Regulates thyroid Aids digestion Shields against Alzheimer’s
    Mushrooms Controls blood pressure Lowers cholesterol Kills bacteria Combats cancer Strengthens bones
    Oats Lowers cholesterol Combats cancer Battles diabetes Prevents constipation Smoothes skin
    Olive oil Protects your heart Promotes Weight loss Combats cancer Battles diabetes Smoothes skin
    Onions Reduce risk of heart attack Combats cancer Kills bacteria Lowers cholesterol Fights fungus
    Oranges Supports immune systems Combats cancer Protects your heart Straightens respiration
    Peaches Prevents constipation Combats cancer Helps stops strokes Aids digestion Helps hemorrhoids
    Peanuts Protects against heart disease Promotes Weight loss Combats Prostate Cancer Lowers cholesterol Aggravates
    Pineapple Strengthens bones Relieves colds Aids digestion Dissolves warts Blocks diarrhea
    Prunes Slows aging process Prevents constipation Boosts memory Lowers cholesterol Protects against heart disease
    Rice Protects your heart Battles diabetes Conquers kidney stones Combats cancer Helps stops strokes
    Strawberries Combats cancer Protects your heart Boosts memory Calms stress
    Sweet potatoes Saves your eyesight Lifts mood Combats cancer Strengthens bones
    Tomatoes Protects prostate Combats cancer Lowers cholesterol Protects your heart
    Walnuts Lowers cholesterol Combats cancer Boosts memory Lifts mood Protects against heart disease
    Water Promotes Weight loss Combats cancer Conquers kidney stones Smoothes skin
    Watermelon Protects prostate Promotes Weight loss Lowers cholesterol Helps stops strokes Controls blood pressure
    Wheat germ Combats Colon Cancer Prevents constipation Lowers cholesterol Helps stops strokes Improves digestion
    Wheat bran Combats Colon Cancer Prevents constipation Lowers cholesterol
  • lczarnik 10:04 on January 24, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Snow Sculptures—.WOW!!! 

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    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 24 January 2014 07:54
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: Fw: Snow Sculptures—.WOW!!!

    In God We Trust!
    So beautiful and all the time put into it.

    Gorgeous Use of Snow

    The annual Snow Sculpture contest all over the world!

    Talk About A "Snow Job"…!!!!

  • lczarnik 08:25 on January 24, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Forwarded message
    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 23 January 2014 13:47
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: ADULT SCIENCE QUIZ

    I always think that these are fun to check how many cobwebs
    I’ve acquired since my school days. BA


    This is quite interesting.. ENJOY!!!!!

    Here is a quiz on how much science adults know. Only 7% of the adult population gets all 13 questions correct.

    See how you do.


  • lczarnik 08:28 on January 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Wholesome Jewish Humour from the Past 

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    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 22 January 2014 08:30
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: Wholesome Jewish Humour from the Past

    Jewish Humor from the Past

    Remember the old-time Jewish comedians of Vaudeville days – Shecky Green, Red Buttons, Totie Fields, Milton Berle, Henny Youngman, and others? You may have only heard of them, but don’t we all miss their kind of humor? Not a single swear word in their comic routines…here’s some of them:* A car hit an elderly Jewish man. The paramedic says, “Are you comfortable? ” The man says, “I make a good living.”

    * I just got back from a pleasure trip. I took my mother-in-law to the airport.

    * I’ve been in love with the same woman for 49 years. If my wife finds out, she’ll kill me!

    * Someone stole all my credit cards, but I won’t be reporting it. The thief spends less than my wife did.

    * We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops.

    * My wife and I went to a hotel where we got a waterbed. My wife calls it the Dead Sea .

    * My wife and I revisited the hotel where we spent our wedding night. This time I was the one who stayed in the bathroom and cried.

    * My Wife was at the beauty shop for two hours. That was only for the estimate. She got a mudpack and looked great for two days. Then the mud fell off.

    * The Doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn’t pay his bill, so the doctor gave him another six months.

    * The Doctor called Mrs. Cohen saying, “Mrs. Cohen, your check came back.” Mrs. Cohen replied, “So did my arthritis!”

    * Doctor: “You’ll live to be 60!” Patient: “I AM 60!” Doctor: “See! What did I tell you?”

    * A doctor held a stethoscope up to a man’s chest. The man asks, “Doc, how do I stand? ” The doctor says, “That’s what puzzles me!”

    * Patient: “I have a ringing in my ears. ” Doctor: “Don’t answer!”

    * A drunk was in front of a judge. The judge says, “You’ve been brought here for drinking. ” The drunk says, “Okay, let’s get started.”

    *Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? They’re worth it.

    * Why do Jewish men die before their wives? They want to.

    *The Harvard School of Medicine did a study of why Jewish women like Chinese food so much. The study revealed that the reason for this is because Won Ton spelled backward is Not Now.

    *There is a big controversy on the Jewish view of when life begins. In Jewish tradition, the fetus is not considered viable until it graduates from law school.

    Q : Why don’t Jewish mothers drink?
    A : Alcohol interferes with their suffering.

    *Q : Have you seen the newest Jewish-American-Princess horror movie?
    A : It’s called, “Debbie Does Dishes.”

    *Q : Why do Jewish mothers make great parole officers?
    A : They never let anyone finish a sentence.

    *A man called his mother in Florida . “Mom, how are you?” Not too good,” said the mother. “I’ve been very weak. ” The son said, “Why are you so weak?” She said, “Because I haven’t eaten in 38 days.” The son said, “That’s terrible. Why haven’t you eaten in 38 days? ” The mother answered, “Because, I didn’t want my mouth to be full in case you should call.”

    *A Jewish man said that when he was growing up, they always had two choices for dinner – Take it or leave it.

    *A Jewish boy comes home from school and tells his mother he has a part in the play. She asks, “What part is it?” The boy says, “I play the part of the Jewish husband. ” The mother scowls and says, “Go back and tell the teacher you want a speaking part.”

    Q : Where does a Jewish husband hide money from his wife?
    A : Under the vacuum cleaner.

    Q : How many Jewish mothers does it take to change a light bulb?
    A : (Sigh) “Don’t bother. I’ll sit in the dark. I don’t want to be a nuisance to anybody.”

    Short summary of every Jewish holiday: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.

    A Jewish mother gives her son a blue shirt and a brown shirt for his birthday. On the next visit, he wears the brown one. The mother says, “What’s the matter already? Didn’t you like the blue one?”

    Did you hear about the bum who walked up to a Jewish mother on the street and said, “Lady I haven’t eaten in three days.” “Force yourself,” she replied.

    Q : What’s the difference between a Rottweiler and a Jewish mother?
    A : Eventually, the Rottweiler lets go.

    Q : Why are Jewish Men circumcised?
    A : Because Jewish women don’t like anything that isn’t 20% off

  • lczarnik 08:25 on January 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    9 Volt Batteries – Fire Potential 

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    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 22 January 2014 07:34
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: 9 Volt Batteries – Fire Potential

    Check this out. This is one I never heard of before but I verified online that it’s true:

  • lczarnik 08:24 on January 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    34 Vintage Photos…ENJOY 

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    From: Ralph & BA
    Date: 22 January 2014 01:35
    Subject: Fw: Fwd: 34 Vintage Photos…ENJOY

    Worth viewing. BA



    Miss America 1924


    Helen Keller Meeting Charlie Chaplin


    Leather gloves worn by Lincoln to Ford’s Theater on the night of his assassination. Blood stains are visible at the cuffs.


    Phoebe Mozee (aka: Annie Oakley). Famed for her marksmanship by 12 years old,

    She once shot the ashes off of Kaiser Wihelm II’s cigarette at his invitation.

    When she outshot famed exhibition marksman Frank Butler, he fell in love with her and they married.

    They remained married the rest of their lives.


    Very Young Lucy Lucille Ball around 1930


    Two Victorian sideshow performers boxing – the fat man and the thin man.


    Amy Johnson, English aviator 1903-1941 One of the first women to gain a pilot’s licence,

    Johnson won fame when she flew solo from Britain to Australia in 1930. Her dangerous

    Flight took 17 days. Later she flew solo to India and Japan and became the first woman

    To fly across the Atlantic East to West, she volunteered to fly for The Women’s Auxiialry

    Air Force in WW2, but her plane was shot down over the River Thames and she was killed.


    Prison Garb 1924. Belva Annan murderess whose trial records became the musical "Chicago."


    Female photojournalist Jessie Tarbox on the street with her camera, 1900s.


    Roald Amundsen was the first person to reach the South Pole. At approximately 3pm on December 14, 1911,

    Amundsen raised the flag of Norway at the South Pole and named the spot Polheim Pole Home.


    The extraordinary life of Maud Allen: Seductive US dancing girl who was sued for being too lewd,

    Outed as a lesbian, and fled London after being branded a German spy who was sleeping with the

    Prime minister’s wife.


    John Fitzgerald Kennedy


    Wedding day photograph of Abraham and Mary taken November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois

    After three years of a stormy courtship and a broken engagement. Their love had endured.


    Billie Holiday at two years old, in 1917


    Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Walter Reed Hospital flu ward." One of the very few images

    In Washington-area photo archives documenting the influenza contagion of 1918-1919,

    Which killed over 500,000 Americans and tens of millions around the globe. Most victims

    Succumbed to bacterial pneumonia following influenza virus infection.


    Filming the MGM Logo


    Amelia Earhart


    Mae Questel ca. 1930s, the voice of Betty Boop and Olive Oyl, Minnie Mouse,

    Felix the Cat (for three shorts by the Van Beuren Studios), Little Lulu,

    Little Audrey and Casper, the Friendly Ghost


    Bea Arthur (née Bernice Frankel) (1922-2009) SSgt. USMC 1943-45 WW II.

    Enlisted and assigned as typist at Marine HQ in Wash DC, then air stations in VA and NC.

    Best remembered for her title role in the TV series Maude and as Dorothy in "Golden Girls".


    In 1911, Bobby Leach survived a plunge over Niagara Falls in a steel barrel.

    Fourteen years later, in New Zealand, he slipped on an orange peel and died.


    Emily Todd was Mary Todd Lincoln’s half-sister. In 1856 she married Benjamin Helm,

    A Confederate general. After Helm’s death in 1863 Emily Helm passed through Union Lines

    To visit her sister in the White House. This caused great consternation in the Northern newspapers.

    Emily Helm took an oath of loyalty to the Union and was granted amnesty.


    Three days before his 19th birthday, George H.W. Bush became the youngest aviator in the US Navy.


    Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906.


    All-American Girls Baseball, 1940s


    Sacajawea. Stolen, held captive, sold, eventually reunited the Shoshone Indians.

    She was an interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark in 1805-1806 with her husband

    Toussaint Charbonneau. She navigated carrying her son, Jean Baptiste, on her back.

    She traveled thousands of miles from the Dakotas the Pacific Ocean.

    The explorers, said she was cheerful, never complained, and proved to be invaluable.

    She served as an advisor, caretaker, and is legendary for her perseverance and resourcefulness.


    Zelda Boden, circus performer, ca. 1910.


    A Confederate and Union soldier shake hands during a celebration at Gettysburg in 1913.

    Image from the Library of Congress. July 1-3, 2013 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.


    Geraldine Doyle, who was the inspiration behind the famous Rosie the Riveter poster.


    Vintage Baked Potato Cart. A legitimate fast food lunch option back in the day.


    Cyclists ride in the first running of the Tour de France, in 1903.


    Sergeant Stubby (1916 or 1917 April 4, 1926), was the most decorated war dog of

    World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat.

    America’s first war dog, Stubby, served 18 months ‘over there’ and participated in

    seventeen battles on the Western Front. He saved his regiment from surprise

    mustard gas attacks, found and comforted the wounded, and even once caught a

    German spy by the seat of his pants (holding him there til American Soldiers found him).


    Nightwitches – Female Russian bombers who bombed Germany during WW2.

    They had old, noisy planes & the engines used to conk out halfway through their missions,

    so they had to climb out on the wings mid-flight to restart the props.

    To stop Germans from hearing them & starting up the anti aircraft guns, theyd climb

    to a certain height, coast down to German positions, drop their bombs, restart their engines

    in midair & get the hell out of dodge. Their leader flew 200+ missions & was never captured.


    Marilyn Monroe meets Queen Elizabeth II, London, 1956 Both women are 30 years old.

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