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FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday
April 13, 2012 | Canteen Crew

Posted on 04/12/2012 6:04:54 PM PDT by beachn4fun

FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT

Showing support and boosting the morale
of our military and our allied military
and the family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.

Remember the Good Old Days?
Sock Hops?
Drive-in Movies?
Buddy Holly?
Or other things that made it Fabulous?
You know, before cellphones?
Come on in and share your memories.
Or take a trip back in time.

Tonight we’ll check out 1920. (fooled ya)

It was a time of conservatism,
it was a time of great social change.
In music, the three sounds were jazz, jazz, and jazz.
The Jazz Age came about with artist like Bessie Smith and Duke Ellington.

106,521,537 people in the United States
2,132,000 unemployed, Unemployment 5.2%
Life expectancy: Male 53.6, Female 54.6
Average annual earnings $1236; Teacher's salary $970
Dow Jones High 100 Low 67
Illiteracy rate reached a new low of 6% of the population.
Gangland crime included murder, swindles, racketeering
It took 13 days to reach California from New York

Thanks to Henry Ford and mass production, one could buy a ford for $290.

The Nineteenth Amendment had passed the previous year
allowing women the right to vote in national elections.

Slang:
Ab-so-lute-ly – affirmative
All Wet - describes an erroneous idea or individual, as in, "he's all wet."
And How - I strongly agree!
Applesauce- an expletive same as horsefeathers, As in "Ah applesauce!"
Bee's Knees - An extraordinary person, thing, idea; the ultimate
Bank's Closed - no kissing or making out - i.e. - "Sorry, Mac, the bank's closed."
Cat's Meow - Something splendid or stylish; similar to bee's knees; The best or greatest, wonderful.
Don't know from nothing - don't have any information
Don't take any wooden nickels - Don't do anything stupid
Flapper - A stylish, brash, hedonistic young woman with short skirts & shorter hair
Fly boy - a glamorous term for an aviator
Giggle Water - An intoxicating beverage; alcohol

Chicago was hot! Harlem was hot with Jazz and the so-called "devil's music'!
(The Cotton Club was open to both whites and blacks and packed nightly.)

The Silent Screen stars
included the chic Rudolph Valentino, sexy Clara Bow.
Rudy Vallee sang through his megaphone.
The first talking picture, Don Juan, starring John Barrymore
premiered on Broadway in 1926.
This made movies big business.

Hope you enjoyed this trip back in time.

Remember, the Canteen is a family friendly place.
We welcome the military, our allies, and their families.
Continued prayers for the success and completion of your mission.
Prayers for your safe return home.


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To: ConorMacNessa

Thanks CMN


21 posted on 04/12/2012 6:24:57 PM PDT by beachn4fun (Lock and Load)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
G'Day All. Getting ready for the weekend here. Trust all is well back home. Love To You Kathy and (((HUGS)))To Everyone!

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22 posted on 04/12/2012 6:25:32 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: Kathy in Alaska

not just you

you’re welcome


23 posted on 04/12/2012 6:26:04 PM PDT by beachn4fun (Lock and Load)
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To: beachn4fun

Yay! It’s Friday!

No, wait, here on the Far Left Coast it’s still Thursday. Oh well, Friday’s not that far off!


24 posted on 04/12/2012 6:26:42 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (The only thing a straight white man gets in this country is the blame for everything.)
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To: ConorMacNessa; BIGLOOK
And tied for first...each garnering a gold...Mac and Hawaii!!


25 posted on 04/12/2012 6:27:53 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: SkyDancer

G’Day SkyDancer

thanks for joining us and always posting interesting pictures


26 posted on 04/12/2012 6:27:53 PM PDT by beachn4fun (Lock and Load)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

LOL

Good evening, ZET

It’s kind of like “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere”


27 posted on 04/12/2012 6:29:22 PM PDT by beachn4fun (Lock and Load)
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To: The Mayor
And snagging the silver for second....The Mayor!!


28 posted on 04/12/2012 6:31:27 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; ConorMacNessa; HopeandGlory; All

Ok, clock is staring me in the face.

For those who haven’t shown up yet, I’ll meet up in the morning.

Ma, I leave it into your capable hands.

HUGS all


29 posted on 04/12/2012 6:32:13 PM PDT by beachn4fun (Lock and Load)
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To: beachn4fun
No need to apologize. To tell the truth in all this excitement, I kinda lost track myself.

((HUGS!))
30 posted on 04/12/2012 6:33:27 PM PDT by BIGLOOK
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To: beachn4fun
:)

See you in the morning, Beachy!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

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 04/12/2012 6:33:54 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: beachn4fun

It was 5 o’clock here about an hour and a half ago. :)


32 posted on 04/12/2012 6:34:09 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (The only thing a straight white man gets in this country is the blame for everything.)
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To: HopeandGlory
And rounding out the top three....Nana Hope bags the bronze!!


33 posted on 04/12/2012 6:36:34 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: SkyDancer
Good evening, Sky!

*HUGS*

I love the photo. Are those domestic 'Roos?



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

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 04/12/2012 6:38:07 PM PDT 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, Shipmate! Hope all is well with you! I think I'm finally turning the corner with my legs - had an extremely vigorous PT last night. Legs still feel weak, but I'm pulling a lot more performance out of them. Have to work in more treadmill at home.



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

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)

35 posted on 04/12/2012 6:42:39 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: beachn4fun

Good evening, beachy...((HUGS))...I tried to work, but only made it til noon.

Completed the #1 project on my list, so came home. I’m between naps. d:o)

Have a restful Friday.


36 posted on 04/12/2012 6:42:39 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Good evening, Kathy!

*HUGS*

Great to see you this evening! Looks like you are almost as warm as we were down here today - we topped out around 55-60 this afternoon. Looks like our brief Winter is over.



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

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)

37 posted on 04/12/2012 6:47:53 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: beachn4fun

I know you've already gone
but...early happy Friday!
Have a great weekend! :)
Great thread...thanks for your hard work!

38 posted on 04/12/2012 6:58:09 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: beachn4fun; HopeandGlory

Have you noticed it always happens when there is a FReepathon going on?

Hmmmmm....a “gentle” hint from da Boss to pay as ya go? :D


39 posted on 04/12/2012 7:06:47 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE, FALLEN BROTHER!





Spc. Antonio C. Burnside, USA, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, KIA Afghanistan 6Apr 2012



I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)


God Of Our Fathers



Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



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Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

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)

40 posted on 04/12/2012 7:10:06 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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