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  • lczarnik 07:47 on October 12, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Karma 2009 

    Enjoy the powerpoint by clicking link –


    From Aldona in an email 2009MY24

  • lczarnik 12:17 on September 27, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Thought for today! 

    Forwarded message
    From: Mark
    Date: 25 November 2008 at 23:47
    Subject: Thought for today!…

     > Most have probably seen this before....but it is nice to > review it again > (and beautiful pictures!) 


  • lczarnik 12:38 on September 5, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    MY KIND OF AN AMERICAN (Owner of the Kansas City Chiefs) 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 5 September 2017 at 00:29
    Subject: Fwd: MY KIND OF AN AMERICAN (Owner of the Kansas City Chiefs)

    Now that’s the kind of team to rout for

    God bless this young man for thinking of our country and putting it first over money. There are not many of them around. E.


    Clark Hunt, CEO and Owner of the Kansas City Chiefs

    Mr. Hunt called a meeting with all of his Coaches, Players and field staff and firmly told them,

    "You are all simply paid performers on a stage and that field is my stage!

    You will stand, with your hand over your heart and with respect, when our Country’s National Anthem is being played or

    you will no longer be a Kansas City Chief, a Coach for the Kansas City Chiefs or have any association with the Chiefs Organization!

    I will immediately fire you, no matter who you are!"

    You can make your political statements off the field, but when you’re employed by me and I’m signing your check,
    I demand that you make our fans proud and not embarrass them."

  • lczarnik 08:37 on August 30, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Where is God? 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 29 August 2017 at 21:55
    Subject: Fwd: Fw: Fwd: Fw: Where is God?

    This is an excellent video made by high school students who don’t say a word … From a Catholic High School …
    (Archdiocese of Hartford, CT) in response to a Senator’s remark about "Where is God in all the tragedy in the world?”


    http://www.youtube.com/embed/ jFz4uUfPfN8?rel=0&autoplay=1

  • lczarnik 10:51 on July 19, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    To children of the greatest generation 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 19 July 2017 at 02:27
    Subject: Fwd: To children of the greatest generation

    Born in the 1930s and early 40s, we exist as a very special age cohort. We are the Silent Generation.

    We are the smallest number of children born since the early 1900s. We are the "last ones."

    We are the last generation, climbing out of the depression, who can remember the winds of war and the impact of a world at war which rattled the structure of our daily lives for years.

    We are the last to remember ration books for everything from gas to sugar to shoes to stoves.

    Wesaved tin foil and poured fat into tin cans.

    We hand mixed ’white stuff’ with ‘yellow stuff’ to make fake butter.

    We saw cars up on blocks because tires weren’t available.

    We can remember milk being delivered to our house early in the morning and placed in the “milk box” on the porch. [A friend’s mother
    delivered milk in a horse drawn cart.] We sometimes fed the horse, and our dog, Spot, a Fox Terrier, would greet the milkman when he made our delivery, then he would ride in Glenn’s truck til the end of his route, when Glenn would drive by the house and let Spot off the truck just in time to greet us coming home from elementary school.

    We are the last to hear Roosevelt ‘s radio assurances and to see gold stars in the front windows of our grieving neighbors.

    We can also remember the parades on August 15, 1945; VJ Day.

    We saw the ‘boys’ home from the war, build their Cape Cod style houses, pouring the cellar, tar papering it over and living there until they could afford the time and money to build it out.

    We remember trying to buy a new car after the war. The new cars were coming through with wooden bumpers.

    We are the last generation who spent childhood without television; instead we imagined what we heard on the radio.

    As we all like to brag, with no TV, we spent our childhood "playing outside until the street lights came on."

    We did play outside and we did play on our own.

    There was no little league.

    There was no city playground for kids.

    To play in the water, we turned the fire hydrants on and ran through the spray.

    The lack of television in our early years meant, for most of us, that we had little real understanding of what the world was like.

    Our Saturday afternoons, if at the movies, gave us newsreels of the war sandwiched in between westerns and cartoons.

    Telephones were one to a house, often shared and hung on the wall.

    Computers were called calculators, they only added and were hand cranked; typewriters were driven by pounding fingers, throwing the carriage, and changing the ribbon.

    The ‘internet’ and ‘GOOGLE’ were words that didn’t exist.

    Newspapers and magazines were written for adults and the news was broadcast on our table radio in the evening by H.V Kaltenborne and Gabriel Heatter.

    We are the last group who had to find out for ourselves.

    As we grew up, the country was exploding with growth.

    The G.I. Bill gave returning veterans the means to get an education and spurred colleges to grow.

    VA loans fanned a housing boom.

    Pent up demand coupled with new installment payment plans put factories to work.

    New highways would bring jobs and mobility.

    The veterans joined civic clubs and became active in politics.

    In the late 40’s and early 50’s the country seemed to lie in the embrace of brisk but quiet order as it gave birth to its new middle class (which became known as ‘Baby Boomers’).

    The radio network expanded from 3 stations to thousands of stations.

    The telephone started to become a common method of communications and "Faxes" sent hard copy around the world.

    Our parents were suddenly free from the confines of the depression and the war and they threw themselves into exploring opportunities they had never imagined.

    We weren’t neglected but we weren’t today’s all-consuming family focus.

    They were glad we played by ourselves ‘until the street lights came on.’

    They were busy discovering the post war world.

    Most of us had no life plan, but with the unexpected virtue of ignorance and an economic rising tide we simply stepped into the world and started to find out what the world was about.

    We entered a world of overflowing plenty and opportunity; a world where we were welcomed.

    Based on our naive belief that there was more where this came from, we shaped life as we went.

    We enjoyed a luxury; we felt secure in our future. Of course, just as today, not all Americans shared in this experience.

    Depression poverty was deep rooted.

    Polio was still a crippler.

    The Korean War was a dark presage in the early 50s and by mid-decade school children were ducking under desks.

    Russia built the “Iron Curtain” and China became Red China .

    Eisenhower sent the first ‘advisers’ to Vietnam ; and years later, we went towar there.

    Castro set up camp in Cuba and Khrushchev came to power.

    We are the last generation to experience an interlude when there were no existential threats to our homeland.

    We came of age in the 40s and early 50s. The war was over and the cold war, terrorism, technological upheaval, “global warming”, and perpetual economic insecurity had yet to haunt life with insistent unease.

    Only our generation can remember both a time of apocalyptic war and a time when our world was secure and full of bright promise and plenty. We have lived through both.

    We grew up at the best possible time, a time when the world was getting better. not worse.

    We are the Silent Generation – "The Last Ones".

    More than 99.9% of us are either retired or deceased, and

    feel privileged to have"lived in the best of times"!

  • lczarnik 10:37 on July 5, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    God Bless America 

    From: Carol Z
    Date: 5 July 2017 at 02:10
    Subject: God Bless America

    “America’s fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.
    Praying & giving thanks for our armed services who are fighting to protect us and keep us free. Also praying for all of you that you have a safe holiday.

  • lczarnik 19:00 on June 6, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    The TRUMP Rule 

    Trump rule or not, it’s a good idea.

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 3 June 2017 at 14:19

    This email should bring everyone together to get behind these issues
    no matter what side of the isle you are on as a tax payer.

    Trump is asking everyone to forward this email to a minimum of 20
    people, and to ask each of those to do likewise.

    In three days, most people in the United States will have the message
    This is an idea that should be passed around, regardless of political

    The TRUMP Rule
    Congressional Reform Act of 2017

    1 No Tenure/No Pension. A Congressman/woman collects a salary while in
    office and receives no pay when they are out of office.

    2. Congress (past, present, & future) participates in Social Security.

    All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the Social
    Security system immediately. All future funds flow into the Social
    Security system, and Congress participates with the American people.
    It may not be used for any other purpose. [and I add that all Social
    Security funds are to be removed from the General fund and used only
    for Social Security payments]

    3. Congress can purchase their own retirement plan, just as all Americans do.

    4. Congress will no longer vote themselves a pay raise. Congressional
    pay will rise by the lower of CPI or 3%.

    5. Congress loses their current health care system and participates in
    the same health care system as the American people.

    6. Congress must equally abide by all laws they impose on the American people.

    7. All contracts with past and present Congressmen/women are void
    effective 5/1/17. The American people did not make this contract with

    Congress made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in Congress
    is an honor, not a career The Founding Fathers envisioned citizen
    legislators, so ours should serve their term(s), then go home and go
    back to work.

    If each person contacts a minimum of twenty people, then it will only
    take three days for most people in the U.S. to receive the message.
    It’s time


    Pass it on!!!

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


    Take two minutes to read these sayings and be sure to read all the way to the bottom:
    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.

    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.


    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.




    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 01:01 on April 30, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    The lady plumber 

    Forwarded message
    From: Ken W
    Date: 29 April 2017 at 21:16
    Subject: Fwd: The lady plumber

    the following says it correctly :
    "The HOLOCAUST was not just a Jewish massacre; far less Jews were annihilated than were Christians, most being Lutherans" . . . sad that side of the story is NEVER said about the Holocaust.

    Remember this

    Irena Sendler

    Died: May 12, 2008 (aged 98)
    Warsaw, Poland

    During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the
    Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist.

    She had an ulterior motive.

    Irena smuggled Jewish infants out in the bottom of
    the tool box she carried.
    She also carried a burlap sack in the back of her truck, for larger kids.

    Irena kept a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto.

    The soldiers, of course, wanted nothing to do with the dog and the barking covered the kids/infants noises.

    During her time of doing this, she managed to smuggle out and save

    2500 kids/infants.

    Ultimately, she was caught, however, and the Nazi’s broke both of her legs and arms and beat her severely.

    Irena kept a record of the names of all the kids she had smuggled out, In a glass jar that she buried under a tree in her back yard.

    After the war, she tried to locate any parents that may have survived and tried to reunite the family.Most had been gassed. Those kids she helped got placed into foster family homes or adopted.

    In 2007 Irena was up for the Nobel Peace Prize.
    She was not selected.

    I’m doing my small part by forwarding this message.
    I hope you’ll consider doing the same. It is now more than 65 years since the Second World War in Europe ended.

    This e-mail is being sent as a memorial chain, In memory of the six million Jews, 20 million Russians, 10 million Christians, mostly Lutherans and 1,900 Catholic priests who were murdered, massacred, raped, burned, starved and humiliated!

    Now, more than ever, with Iran , and others, claiming the HOLOCAUST to be ‘a myth’, It’s imperative to make sure the world never forgets,
    Because there are others who would like to do it again.

    This e-mail is intended to reach 40 million people worldwide!

    Join us and be a link in the memorial chain and help us distribute it around the world.
    Please send this e-mail to people you know and ask them to continue the memorial chain.

    Please don’t just delete it. It will only take you a minute to pass this along.

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