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  • lczarnik 08:10 on May 25, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Friendship 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 25 May 2017 at 07:29
    Subject: Fwd: Fw: Fwd: Friendship

    It was national friendship week in April. I just received this so consider this friendship day.

    FROM ONE FRIEND TO ANOTHER

    Take two minutes to read these sayings and be sure to read all the way to the bottom:
    http://yoursmilesorg/gsmile/flower1/g40224.gif
    Written by Andy Rooney, a man who had the gift of saying so much with so few words
    Rooney has passed away but used to be on CBS’s 60 Minutes TV show.
    https://i2.wp.com/yoursmiles.org/gsmile/flower1/g40253.gif

    I’ve learned….
    That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.

    I’ve learned….
    That when you’re in love, it shows.

    I’ve learned …..
    That just one person saying to me, ‘You’ve made my day!’ makes my day.

    I’ve learned….
    That having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.

    I’ve learned…..
    That being kind is more important than being right.

    I’ve learned….
    That you should never say no to a gift from a child.

    I’ve learned….
    That I can always pray for someone when I don’t have the strength to help him in any other way.

    I’ve learned….
    That no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.

    I’ve learned….
    That sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.

    I’ve learned….
    That simple walks with my father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.
    .

    I’ve learned….
    That money doesn’t buy class.

    I’ve learned….
    That it’s those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.

    I’ve learned…
    That under everyone’s hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.

    I’ve learned…..
    That to ignore the facts does not change the facts.

    I’ve learned…

    That love, not time, heals all wounds.

    I’ve learned….
    That the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am..

    I’ve learned….
    That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.

    I’ve learned….
    That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.

    I’ve learned…
    That life is tough, but I’m tougher.

    I’ve learned…
    That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones
    you miss.
    .

    I’ve learned….
    That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.

    I’ve learned….
    That one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.

    I’ve learned…
    That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

    I’ve learned…..
    That when your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist, you’re hooked for life. (this happened to me when we went to adopt our daughter)

    I’ve learned….
    That everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.

    I’ve learned….
    That the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.

    http://yoursmilesorg/gsmile/flower1/g40096.gif

    To all of you…..
    Make sure you read all the way down to the last sentence.

    It’s National Friendship Week..Show your friends how much you care.

    Send this to everyone you consider a FRIEND, even if it means sending it back to the person who sent it to you.

    If it comes back to you, then you’ll know you have a circle of friends.

    HAPPY FRIENDSHIP WEEK TO YOU!

    https://i0.wp.com/yoursmiles.org/gsmile/flower1/g40276.gif

    YOU ARE MY FRIEND AND I AM HONORED!

    Now send this to every friend you have! This was sent to me by a friend.

     
  • lczarnik 09:49 on May 17, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    God bless them all 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 13 May 2017 at 06:36
    Subject: Fwd: God bless them all

    Lest we forget. Thanks to Lenny. CW

    Thanks to ALL of you who served!!!!!!! We are GRATEFUL!!!
    Subject: Please circulate this before May 30

    With Memorial Day just around the corner, PLEASE view and forward. https://www.youtube.com/embed/eEs4ke7cdNQ?feature=player_detailpage%25
     
  • lczarnik 11:28 on May 5, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Talk about unusual photos!! 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 5 May 2017 at 04:25
    Subject: Fwd: Talk about unusual photos!!

    OLD PHOTOS WITH CAPTIONS

    New York City Car Parking in 1930...:

    Here is the way they parked cars in NYC during the 1930’s.
    Wouldn’t you love to own this group of cars today?!

    Righting the overturned hull of USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor, 19 March 1943:
    Righting the overturned hull of USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor, 19 March 1943

    24 Jaw-Dropping Photos Of The Construction Of The Empire State Building:
    A worker helping to build the Empire State Building in the 1930’s, during the Great Depression era.
    No safety equipment used here and very dangerous work.

    Paluxy River...Glen Rose,Texas ~ human AND dinosaur footprints:
    In the Paluxy River, in Glen Rose, Texas, they found human AND
    dinosaur footprints in the clay.

    19th Century NYC... how things change!:
    This is what NYC looked like in the late 1800’s. A busy place. I wonder who had the job
    of picking up all the road apples from the horses?

    First aircraft carrier .. USS Ranger:
    The USS Ranger….the first Aircraft Carrier. Just look at the Bi-Planes!

    A Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show in textbooks - Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops, WWII.:
    A Normandy Beach landing photo they don’t show in textbooks –
    Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops, WWII.

    Library hidden in a cave, a unique repository of ancient manuscripts known as the Library Cave. A hidden cache of 50,000 books and rolls dating from ca. 500 to 1002 AD that were deemed heretical and hidden in the cave since the early 11th century.:
    Library hidden in a cave, a unique repository of ancient manuscripts known as the Library Cave. A hidden cache of 50,000 books
    and rolls dating from ca. 500 to 1002 AD that were deemed heretical and hidden in the cave since the early 11th century.

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/b8/20/1f/b8201ff826c1acaf1298c1d93b722621.jpg
    "Second Class Saloon…The saloon that Wyatt Earp and wife owned in Nome, Alaska between 1887-1901
    He knew where the money was!

    ooooooo....:
    It took big cajones to be a steel worker during this period, where they weren’t
    required to use any safety lines. I mean BIG!

    Working at high altitudes, Woolworth Building, New York, 1926:
    This crew was working on the Woolworth Bldg., NYC, in 1926. Like I said…BIG ONES!

    Atlanta in the Civil War before Gen. Sherman burned the city to the ground.:
    Atlanta in the Civil War before Gen. Sherman burned the city to the ground.

    New Orleans circa 1906.
    New Orleans circa 1906. "Italian headquarters, Madison Street." The streets were still dirt!

    This woman!! She cost many american servicemen theirs lives! Actress Jane Fonda sitting on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun during her 1972 visit to the country, as a protest against the Vietnam War. POW handed her pieces of paper with SS# on it, she gave the list to the Vietnamese, the soldiers were executed later that same day!!:
    This woman!! She cost many American servicemen theirs lives! Actress Jane Fonda sitting on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun during her 1972 visit to the country,
    as a protest against the Vietnam War. POW handed her pieces of paper with SS# on it, she gave the list to the Vietnamese, the soldiers were executed later that same day!!

    On July 10, 1913, Death Valley, California hits 134 °F (~56.7 °C), the highest temperature recorded in the United States.:
    On July 10, 1913, Death Valley, California hits 134 °F (~56.7 °C), the highest temperature recorded in the United States.
    You remember 20 mule team Borax’ ?

    Paris, 1928:
    A cool photo of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, in 1928.

    Baptism in the river. From
    Baptism in the river. From "Appalachian Life" photographic study.

    Child soldier - in desperation the Nazi's used many of these children often as fodder for front line diversionary actions. These children didn't have a chance.:
    Child soldier – in desperation the Nazi’s used many of these children often as fodder for
    front line diversionary actions. These children didn’t have a chance.

    No other family in American history has suffered a wartime loss like that of Waterloo's Sullivan family. The Sullivans gave up their five sons in a World War II tragedy that has never been forgotten.:
    No other family in American history has suffered a wartime loss like that of Waterloo’s Sullivan family. The Sullivans
    gave up their five sons in a World War II tragedy that has never been forgotten.
    They all were serving on the same ship that was sunk. The Navy changed its policy, after that tragedy, about next of kin serving on the same ship.

    lleta Sullivan reads a letter from the U.S. Navy. She received two letters from F.D.R. in February of 1943. The first informed her of the death of her five sons in the line of duty, the second sent later requested her presence at the christening of the destroyer U.S.S. Sullivans named in their honor.:
    lleta Sullivan reads a letter from the U.S. Navy. She received two letters from F.D.R. in February of 1943. The first informed her of the death of her five sons in the line of duty, the second sent later requested her presence at the christening of the destroyer U.S.S. Sullivans named in their honor.

     
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