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FReeper Canteen - Scuttlebutt - 9 Feb 2012
A respite place for our Troops, Vets, Allies & Military Families. | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 02/08/2012 6:14:12 PM PST by AZamericonnie

 



 



At the FReeper Canteen!

C'mon and take a break ! Walk on over to the water cooler and lets chat. Post your thoughts, opinions, news of the day, rantings, ravings, pontificates, hypothesis, hyperboles, your soap box cause, your mantra, your baggage, your garbage, your blogging, your secrets, whatever you feel would make talk around the water cooler real interesting!

Please remember that The Canteen is here to support
and entertain our troops and veterans and their families,
and is family friendly.  

 

 




Costello: I want to talk about the unemployment rate in America .
Abbott: Good subject, terrible times, it's 9%.

Costello: That many people are out of work.
Abbott: No that's 17%.

Costello: You just said 9%.
Abbott: 9% unemployed.

Costello: Right 9% out of work.
Abbott: No that's 17%.

Costello: Okay so it's 17% unemployed?
Abbott: No that's 9%.

Costello: Wait a minute, is it 9% or 17%?
Abbott: 9% are unemployed. 17% are out of work.

Costello: If you're out of work you are unemployed.
Abbott: No you can't count the out-of-work as the unemployed. You have to look for work to be unemployed.

Costello: BUT THEY ARE OUT OF WORK!!!
Abbott: No, you miss the point.

Costello: What point?
Abbott: Some one who doesn't look for work can't be counted with those who look for work, it wouldn't be fair.

Costello: To who?
Abbott: The Unemployed.

Costello: But they are all out of work.
Abbott: No, the unemployed are actively looking for work ... those who are out of work stopped looking. They gave up, and if you give up you are no longer in the ranks of the unemployed.

Costello: So if you're off the unemployment role, that would count as less unemployment?
Abbott: Unemployment would go down, Absolutely!

Costello: The unemployment just goes down because you don't look for work?
Abbott: Absolutely it goes down that's how you get 9%, otherwise it would be 17%. You don't want to read about 17% unemployment do ya?

Costello: That would be frightening.
Abbott: Absolutely.

Costello: Wait, I got a question for you, that means that they're two ways to bring down the unemployment number?
Abbott: Two ways is correct.

Costello: Unemployment can go down if someone gets a job?
Abbott: Correct.

Costello: And unemployment can also go down if you stop looking for a job?
Abbott: Bingo.

Costello: So there are two ways to bring unemployment down, and the easier of the two is to just stop looking for work.
Abbott: Now you got it.

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**The Harmonica Man**


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**Petition to ban Dihydrogen Monoxide**



 




Happy 102nd Brthday Boy Scouts of America!


Scouting teaches youth values that last a lifetime, including honesty, helping others, character development and respect for the law. Scouts learn these values while participating in fun, family-friendly activities.



 





BABY BOOMER GAME


(Have a paper and pencil handy to record your answers. Your mind isn't as sharp as it once was!)

This is NOT a pushover test. It's a Baby Boomer era test!

There are 20 questions. Average score is 12 . This one will be difficult for the younger set. (DUDE!)

1. What builds strong bodies 12 ways?
A. Flintstones vitamins
B. The Buttmaster
C. Spaghetti
D. Wonder Bread
E. Old Sarge's baked beans or was it Darksheare's Coffee?
F. Milk
G. Cod Liver Oil

2. Before he was Muhammed Ali, he was...
A. Sugar Ray Robinson.
B. Roy Orbison.
C. Gene Autry.
D. Rudolph Valentino.
E. Fabian.
F. Mickey Mantle.
G. Cassius Clay.

3. Pogo, the comic strip character said, 'We have met the enemy and .... '
A. It's you.
B. He is us.
C. It's the Grinch.
D. He wasn't home.
E. He's really me and you.
F. We quit.
G. He surrendered.

4. Good night, David ...
A.. Good night, Chet
B. Sleep well.
C. Good night, Irene.
D. Good night, Gracie.
E. See you later, alligator.
F. Until tomorrow.
G. Good night, Steve..

5. You'll wonder where the yellow went ...
A. When you use Tide.
B. When you lose your crayons.
C. When you clean your tub.
D. If you paint the room blue.
E. If you buy a soft water tank.
F. When you use Lady Clairol.
G. When you brush your teeth with Pepsodent.

6. Before he was the Skipper's Little Buddy, Bob Denver was Dobie's friend ...
A. Stuart Whitman.
B Randolph Scott.
C. Steve Reeves.
D. Maynard G. Krebs.
E. Corky B. Dork.
F.. Dave the Whale.
G. Zippy Zoo.

7. Liar, liar ...
A. You're a liar.
B. Your nose is growing.
C. Pants on fire.
D. Join the choir
E. Jump up higher.
F. On the wire.
G. I'm telling Mom.

8. Meanwhile, back in Metropolis, Superman fights never ending battle for truth, justice and ...
A. Wheaties.
B. Lois Lane.
C. TV rating.
D. World peace.
E. Red tights.
F. The American way.
G. News headlines.

9. Hey kids! What time is it?
A. It's time for Yogi Bear.
B. It's time to do your homework.
C. It's Howdy Doody Time.
D. It's time for Ma to go to bed.
E. It's bedtime.
F. The Mighty Mouse Hour.
G. Scoopy Doo Time.

10. Lions and tigers and bears ...!
A. Yikes.
B. Oh, no.
C. Gee whiz.
D. I'm scared.
E. And Sandrats!
F. Help! Help!
G. Let's run.

11. Bob Dylan advised us never to trust anyone ...
A. Over 40.
B. Wearing a uniform.
C. Carrying a briefcase.
D. Over 30.
E. You don't know.
F. Who says, 'Trust me'.
G. Who eats tofu.

12. NFL quarterback who appeared in a television commercial wearing women's stockings ...
A. Troy Aikman.
B. Kenny Stabler.
C. Joe Namath.
D. Roger Staubach.
E. Joe Montana.
F. Steve Young.
G. John Elway.

13. Brylcream ...
A. Smear it on.
B. You'll smell great.
C. Tame that cowlick.
D. Grease ball heaven.
E. It's a dream.
F. We're your team.
G. A little dab'll do ya.

14. I found my thrill ...
A. In blueberry muffins.
B. With my man, Bill.
C. Down at the mill.
D. Over the window sill.
E. With thyme and dill.
F. Too late to enjoy.
G. On Blueberry Hill.

15. Before Robin Williams, Peter Pan was played by ...
A. Clark Gable.
B. Mary Martin.
C. Doris Day.
D. Errol Flynn.
E. Sally Fields.
F. Jim Carrey.
G. Jay Leno.

16. Name the Beatles ...
A. John, Steve, George, Ringo
B. John, Paul, George, Roscoe
C. John, Paul, Stacey, Ringo
D. Jay, Paul, George, Ringo
E. Lewis, Peter, George, Ringo
F. Jason, Hijinx, Skipper, Hazel
G. John, Paul, George, Ringo

17. I wonder, wonder, who ...
A. Who ate the leftovers?
B. Who did the laundry?
C. Got first in the Canteen?
D. Who wrote the book of love?
E. Who I am?
F. Passed the test?
G. Knocked on the door?

18. I'm strong to the finish ...
A. Cause I eats my broccoli.
B. Cause I eats me spinach.
C. Cause I lift weights.
D. Cause I hit the 50's.
E. And don't you forget it.
F. Cause Olive Oyl loves me.
G. To outlast Bruto.

19. When it's least expected, you're elected, you're the star today.
A. Smile, you're on Candid Camera.
B. Smile, you're on Star Search.
C. Smile, you've won the lottery.
D. Smile, we're watching you.
E. Smile, fatima is giving free hugs.
F. Smile, you're a hit.
G. Smile, you're on TV.

20. What do M & M's do?
A. Make your tummy happy!
B. Melt in your mouth, not in your pocket.
C. Make you fat.
D. Melt your heart.
E. Make you popular.
F. Melt in your mouth, not in your hand.
G. Come in colors.

 

 




 





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1 posted on 02/08/2012 6:14:18 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: AZamericonnie
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

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Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God

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Lord, Please Bless Our Troops, They're fighting for our Freedom.

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God Bless Our Republic

Prayers going up


2 posted on 02/08/2012 6:15:23 PM PST by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: AZamericonnie
Aloha Connie!
3 posted on 02/08/2012 6:16:03 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All






Supporting our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen
at more than 1,000 places across the U. S. and around the world.

~Tribute to Our Troops~


4 posted on 02/08/2012 6:19:50 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: AZamericonnie

Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list


Glorifying God In Life And Death

February 9, 2012

It seems we most often think about how we can glorify God through our lives when we are active and strong. But I wonder if we should also consider how we might glorify God through our death.

After Peter denied Jesus three times (John 18:15-27), the Lord gave him an opportunity to reaffirm his love (21:15-17). Three times, Jesus asked, “Peter, do you love Me?” Then in a surprising change of subject, Jesus said: “‘When you were younger, you girded yourself and walked where you wished; but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will gird you and carry you where you do not wish.’ This He spoke, signifying by what death he would glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He said to him, ‘Follow Me’” (vv.18-19). Jesus told Peter that others would take him where he didn’t want to go, yet by that unchosen way of dying, he would glorify God.

Paul said that it was his “earnest expectation and hope that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life or by death” (Phil. 1:20).

We can bring honor and glory to God as we live—and as we die.

Lord, I want to bring You and Your name praise
in my daily life till the end. May I glorify You
even in the valley of the shadow as I pass from
this life into the next. Amen.

You are one of a kind—designed to glorify God as only you can.

Read: John 21:12-19

This [Jesus] spoke, signifying by what death he would glorify God. —John 21:19
Bible in a year:
Numbers 15-17


5 posted on 02/08/2012 6:20:10 PM PST by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: AZamericonnie; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; ...

~ It's Scuttlebutt Time!! ~

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 THREADS



CLICK FOR Current local times around the world

CLICK FOR local times in Seoul, Baghdad, Kabul,
New York, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Anchorage


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 Republic's longest running daily thread
specifically designed to provide entertainment and moral 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.



NOTE: CANTEEN MUSIC
Posted daily and on the Music Thread
for the enjoyment of our troops and visitors.


6 posted on 02/08/2012 6:20:16 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: HopeandGlory
Good evening Hope & thank you for your diligence in posting our pledge! Hand over heart & prayers up! *Hugs*

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7 posted on 02/08/2012 6:24:44 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: AZamericonnie; All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


8 posted on 02/08/2012 6:28:44 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: AZamericonnie; Kathy in Alaska


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD!





SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!!!





BOSTON, (Oct. 21, 2009) Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).




USS Constitution's 1812 Marine Guard fire vintage Springfield flintlock muskets during the ship's underway. "Old Ironsides" was underway for the "Constitution Day Cruise," which is conducted to thank the family and supporters of Constitution. U.S. Navy photo by Airman Nick Lyman (RELEASED)

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!







Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

9 posted on 02/08/2012 6:31:08 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: BIGLOOK
Aloha Bigs & good to see you as always....Sonboy & Wahines doing well? *Hugs*

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10 posted on 02/08/2012 6:34:51 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hi Everybody!
(((HUGS))


11 posted on 02/08/2012 6:39:58 PM PST by left that other site
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To: AZamericonnie
Thanks, AZ, for today's Scuttlebutt!.


12 posted on 02/08/2012 6:43:14 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: AZamericonnie
All's well over here....and today the Prima Vera trees bloomed, giving all a little taste of spring.


13 posted on 02/08/2012 6:44:03 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Permission granted & presence requested Conor! *Hugs*


14 posted on 02/08/2012 6:44:51 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: AZamericonnie
Thanks very much, Connie!

*HUGS*

And thanks for tonight's Scuttlebutt thread!



Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

15 posted on 02/08/2012 6:47:37 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


Welcome To All Who Enter This Canteen, To Our Serving Military, To Our Veterans, To All Military Families, To Our FRiends and To Our Allies!





Missing Man Setting

Never Forget Those Who Sacrificed All That We Could Live In Freedom!!


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Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

16 posted on 02/08/2012 6:50:14 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: SoldierDad; arbee4bush; vigilante2; Jemian; Old_Professor; mystery-ak; freema; kalee; ...
Thanks, Families, for your service to our country.

Thanks, unique, for the perfect woohoo.


John Conlee ~ They Also Serve


17 posted on 02/08/2012 7:03:04 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: AZamericonnie

Egad! I made 100 on the Trivia!

But...I thought it was “Lions and tigers and bears oh, MY”. But what do I know. LOL!

Fun game, (((Connie)))


18 posted on 02/08/2012 7:04:33 PM PST by LUV W (Unleash the American People!!)
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To: HopeandGlory
And first in tonight....Nana Hope grabs the gold!!


19 posted on 02/08/2012 7:06:19 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: left that other site

Hiya M/L...thought of you when I posted the Harmonica Man link. Hope you had a good day! *Hugs*


20 posted on 02/08/2012 7:07:52 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: ConorMacNessa

...till they all come home....


21 posted on 02/08/2012 7:09:41 PM PST by LUV W (Unleash the American People!!)
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To: BIGLOOK

Oh Bigs...I never seen a Prima Vera tree before. Very loverly!


22 posted on 02/08/2012 7:10:13 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: BIGLOOK
And close behind in second....Hawaii snags the silver!!


23 posted on 02/08/2012 7:11:07 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: BIGLOOK

Beautiful!

Do you have one of these in your yard? It would be sooo nice to see in the spring!


24 posted on 02/08/2012 7:14:28 PM PST by LUV W (Unleash the American People!!)
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To: LUV W
Good evening, Luv!

*HUGS*

Great to see you this evening!



Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

25 posted on 02/08/2012 7:14:41 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: The Mayor
And rounding out the top three....The Mayor bags the bronze!!


26 posted on 02/08/2012 7:16:04 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Hi All!!! Lot's of rain and flooding. Rescue work keeping us on short shifts. In the meantime, y'all keep safe.

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27 posted on 02/08/2012 7:17:48 PM PST by SkyDancer ("Never Have Regrets Because At The Time It Was Exactly What You Wanted")
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To: ConorMacNessa

Howdy, Conor! (((hugs)))

Good to see you, too, Early Bird! How is the breathing nowadays? Hope better!


28 posted on 02/08/2012 7:18:58 PM PST by LUV W (Unleash the American People!!)
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To: AZamericonnie
Hi, Wanted to pass this on!

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U.S. Marine Sgt. Monica Perez, of San Diego, left, helps Lance Cpl. Mary Shloss of Hammond, Ind. put on her head scarf before heading out on a patrol with Golf Company, 2nd Batallion, 3rd Regiment of the 2nd MEB, 2nd MEF, in the village of Khwaja Jamal in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. Perez and Shloss are members of the Female Engagement Team whose mission is to engage with local Afghan women. On Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, Pentagon rules will catch up a bit with reality, recommending to Congress that women be formally allowed to serve in more jobs closer to the front lines.

29 posted on 02/08/2012 7:20:51 PM PST by SkyDancer ("Never Have Regrets Because At The Time It Was Exactly What You Wanted")
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To: LUV W; SandRat
WTGo Luvie!

But...I thought it was “Lions and tigers and bears oh, MY”. But what do I know. LOL!

Gotta watch for them wily Sandrats Luvie! :)

30 posted on 02/08/2012 7:28:06 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: LUV W
Breathing seems to be better today - pain has subsided to a great extent. Had an arduous PT session tonight. Tomorrow morning I see the pulmonologist for a follow-up.



Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

31 posted on 02/08/2012 7:42:42 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: StarCMC; Kathy in Alaska; Bethbg79; EsmeraldaA; MoJo2001; Brad's Gramma; laurenmarlowe; ...
A police recruit was asked during the exam, "What would you do if you hasd to arrest your own mother?" His answer without hesitation, "Call for back-up!"
32 posted on 02/08/2012 7:44:38 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: AZamericonnie; SandRat

Ahhhhh....was it a trick question? hmmm!


33 posted on 02/08/2012 7:45:14 PM PST by LUV W (Unleash the American People!!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!




Tattoo

Must retire – the 0500 Reveille approaches relentlessly – the bugler already mounts the parapet. Will chat with you all on the morrow.

Good night, God bless you, and God bless the United States of America!

Godspeed our Troops around the Globe – especially those in harm’s way – by virtue of their service and sacrifice we continue to live in Freedom!









Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

34 posted on 02/08/2012 7:45:25 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

That is good to hear that your breathing is better. Prayers
for you to continue to improve daily!

Nite, Early Bird! See ya in the morning over tea! :) (or coffee! LOL)


35 posted on 02/08/2012 7:54:01 PM PST by LUV W (Unleash the American People!!)
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To: SandRat

Good evening, Sand...((HUGS))...a wise recruit. LOL!


36 posted on 02/08/2012 8:06:34 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

((HUGS)) Kathy. Thought the Canteen would like that one. lol


37 posted on 02/08/2012 8:10:59 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thank you Ma’am!


38 posted on 02/08/2012 8:18:39 PM PST by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: LUV W; AZamericonnie
Aloha West Texas Rose and Connie!

No, don't have one in the yard and don't think I'd really want one. Prima Vera is a giant tree; there's one at the Forestry Dept that's at least 80' tall and when it blooms (which should be about now), it can be seen from a mile away. The ones I saw today were smaller, along Bay Front ad much less spectacular. Tomorrow I'll swing by to see the one at the FD.
39 posted on 02/08/2012 8:26:31 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: BIGLOOK

Hi, Big Guy! (((hugs)))

That one in the picture looked quite tall. Do they smell as good as they look? :)


40 posted on 02/08/2012 8:29:28 PM PST by LUV W (Unleash the American People!!)
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To: SandRat

And for the little guys...


41 posted on 02/08/2012 8:29:48 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
God Bless you good, Mac. Good night and rest well. Thanks for helping honor our troops, past and present. Thank you for your service to our country.


42 posted on 02/08/2012 8:40:34 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: LUV W
No smell, they're Tabebuia, the Trumpet flower trees. Smaller relatives come in pink and dark pink, all look bare until the bloom all at once and then leave the ground covered with blooms after a week.




43 posted on 02/08/2012 8:49:48 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: BIGLOOK

Pretty! The pink one kind of looks like crepe myrtle that we have as bushes. :)

Are you still coming “home”? Just wondering....


44 posted on 02/08/2012 8:59:03 PM PST by LUV W (Unleash the American People!!)
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To: AZamericonnie
Oh my goodness, Connie...what a precious picture of the Marine and baby.

"You'll never fully know the safety and protection they provide."

God Bless our military men and women, wherever they serve, or have served.

45 posted on 02/08/2012 9:04:30 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: HopeandGlory
Thanks, Nana Hope, for today's Pledge…((HUGS)). Thanks, AfghanMan and Penguin Girl, for your service to America.


46 posted on 02/08/2012 9:07:33 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: LUV W
We have crape myrtle here to but they're giant Crape myrtle trees.



....one of my favorites, blooms in the fall.

Still planning to go back but am hung up here till my son finishes some business and I finish off pesky things like taxes et al. We could hop on a plane in two days if we wanted to. I think we want to.
47 posted on 02/08/2012 9:10:10 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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48 posted on 02/08/2012 9:12:24 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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49 posted on 02/08/2012 9:12:24 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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50 posted on 02/08/2012 9:12:24 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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