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FReeper Canteen ~ Pancakes on Wednesday ~ Dec 8, 2004
Guest Chef Spotsybelle

Posted on 12/07/2004 8:05:04 PM PST by Spotsy


For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday...
Thank the Veterans who served in
The United States Armed Forces.


Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom?
Support The United States Armed Forces Today!


Welcome Troops, Veterans, Military Families, Allies, and FRiends!
Have a seat by the fire and enjoy the pancakes.

Today's Birthdays


Sammy Davis Jr, entertainer (1925 - 1990)
Jim Morrison, Doors singer (1943 - 1971)
Gregg Allman, Allman Brothers Band (1947)
Sam Kinison, comedian (1952 - 1992)
Kim Basinger, actress (1953)
*click the pictures for these stars' biographies

Silly Word of the Day
panjandrum \pan-jan-druhm\ noun
an important personage or pretentious official

And so I have appointed myself the chairman, the High Panjandrum, Grand Inquisitor - and sole member - of the grievance committee of my own making.
--Alan K. Simpson, Right in the Old Gazoo

On this Day in History
1941 U.S. and Great Britain declared war on Japan
Field Trip
click here to visit the National Archives
to learn more about FDR's "Day of Infamy" speech

On this Day in History


1980 John Lennon assassinated
at age 40 in New York

Don't forget the syrup -

Picture from Hanukkah, 2001; President Bush watches his young helper light the second candle on this 100-year old menorah loaned to the President and Mrs. Laura Bush for the White House private residence.


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~ Upcoming Canteen Events! ~

If you're going to be away from home this holiday season, fret not! The Canteen is the place to be!

  Highlights

 

December 7th sundown: Hanukkah begins! Happy Hanukkah to all of our Jewish friends around the world! God Bless You!

December 25th: Merry Christmas! Join us for a fun filled day of holiday music. Get your requests in early. FReepmail MoJo2001 or Kathy In Alaska with any holiday music requests. Also, we can be reached via email at
canteenusa@canteenusa.com . Please put "Holiday Music Request" in the subject line. Thank you!

New Years: Come start the New Years with Queenie! She's hosting a party!! Come enjoy the festivities!

More events will be added later!

 

 

 


 

1 posted on 12/07/2004 8:05:05 PM PST by Spotsy
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To: Spotsy; All
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners . . .
Here comes SpotsyBelle with the pancakes!!! . . .see I told ya!!! . . . ;-)

Prayers going up.


2 posted on 12/07/2004 8:05:51 PM PST by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: Spotsy; armyboy; Arrowhead1952; darkwing104; txradioguy; Long Cut; Jet Jaguar; spiderman9; ...
Click on the pic and I'll guide you
to the start of today's thread




FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT
Showing support and boosting the morale of
our military and our allies military
and the family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.
CLICK HERE TO FIND LATEST THREAD.





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Mission Accomplished ~
Operation Season's Greetings ~
Thank You!


"Operation Valentine's"
beginning
January 1st - January 21st, 2005.






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3 posted on 12/07/2004 8:07:52 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: Spotsy

Thanks for the cooking, especially during the holidays!


4 posted on 12/07/2004 8:09:45 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Hi Ma! I see you are back in your winter wonderland. The White House Christmas special on HGTV airs again at 12 a.m. eastern time.


5 posted on 12/07/2004 8:09:52 PM PST by Spotsy
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To: HopeandGlory
What a cutie to lead us in saying the Pledge!
Thank you Hope!

I'm sending my prayers too. ((HUGS))
6 posted on 12/07/2004 8:11:05 PM PST by Spotsy
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7 posted on 12/07/2004 8:11:54 PM PST by Soaring Feather
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FYI : Look in upper right corner of "My Comments" page.
Set it for "Brief" instead of Full.
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8 posted on 12/07/2004 8:13:01 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Your're welcome Tonkin! It is a special pleasure to cook for the Canteen during the holidays!

9 posted on 12/07/2004 8:14:08 PM PST by Spotsy
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To: Kathy in Alaska; MoJo2001; LaDivaLoca; bentfeather; beachn4fun; Fawnn; Ragtime Cowgirl; StarCMC; ...
From the men in the Military and the Canteen


10 posted on 12/07/2004 8:14:37 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: All
To every service man or woman reading this thread.
Thank You for your service to our country.
No matter where you are stationed,
No matter what your job description
Know that we are are proud of each and everyone of you.


To our military readers, we remain steadfast in keeping the Canteen doors open.
The FR Canteen is Free Republics longest running daily thread specifically designed
to provide entertainment and morale support for the military.

The doors have been open since Oct 7 2001,
the day of the start of the war in Afghanistan.

We are indebted to you for your sacrifices for our Freedom.


FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT
Showing support and boosting the morale of
our military and our allies military
and the family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.
CLICK HERE TO FIND LATEST THREAD.



11 posted on 12/07/2004 8:16:08 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: bentfeather
Hi Bentfeather!
Thank you for the Canteen Blessing.


12 posted on 12/07/2004 8:16:15 PM PST by Spotsy (Happy Holidays : ))
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To: Spotsy

Cute thread- as always Spotsy!


13 posted on 12/07/2004 8:18:33 PM PST by Diva Betsy Ross (I am not NOT PC.. And Proud of it!: Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

What pretty flowers. Thank you Tonkin.


14 posted on 12/07/2004 8:23:38 PM PST by MeekMom (When are the Hollyweirds moving to Canada/France?)
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To: Diva Betsy Ross

Thank you Betsy! So good to see you.

I hope I'm not duplicating anyone's holiday dress.

15 posted on 12/07/2004 8:25:49 PM PST by Spotsy (Happy Holidays : ))
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To: Spotsy; All; Jim Robinson

Hello Canteeners,

I have a favor to ask.

I am on an e-mail list at work for Navy / Marine Corps vets. The guy who runs it is an ex Navy Captain. He is "plugged in" to the system and gets all sorts of interesting stuff.

What he just sent us today was a MS PowerPoint presentation done by the III MEF, USMC, on the recent operation in Falugia (sp?). It was fascinating. All sorts of pictures and analysis.

I think it should be posted here as a Thread in FR, but I don't know how. If anyone does and would be willing to post it, I will e-mail it to you directly.

Thanks,


16 posted on 12/07/2004 8:26:56 PM PST by 2ndreconmarine
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Good evening everyone--hope everyone is getting geared up for the holiday fun!

17 posted on 12/07/2004 8:28:04 PM PST by LUV W (WE DID NOT WAVER; WE DID NOT TIRE; WE DID NOT FALTER; AND WE DID NOT FAIL!! GWB ROCKS!!!!!!!!)
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To: LUV W

Hi Luv W!

I was the only house in a neighborhood of 70 that isn't covered with Christmas lights. Today, I put a wreath on the front door. Does that tell you where I am? LOL!

P.S. You have Freepmail


18 posted on 12/07/2004 8:31:38 PM PST by Spotsy (Happy Holidays : ))
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To: Spotsy

Spotsybelle! Thanks for our Pancake Wednesdays!

Merry Christmas Spotsybelle!

19 posted on 12/07/2004 8:32:22 PM PST by laurenmarlowe
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To: bentfeather

Good nite, Ms Feather!


20 posted on 12/07/2004 8:35:14 PM PST by tomkow6 (....................Xmas gifts?.......................Xmas gifts?.......................Xmas gifts?.)
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