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FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday
April 27, 2012 | Canteen Crew

Posted on 04/26/2012 6:01:20 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 1930.

The 30's were a time when the depression
caused by the wall street crash in late 1929
caused the world to undergo a fundamental change in lifestyles,
and as part of the change some new radical politics
became popular as seen in the rise of Fascism, Nazism, and Stalinism

The 30's also provided a strange phenomenon never repeated
where bank robbers and murderers were thought of as celebrities (a sort of modern Robin Hood)
which in truthfulness they did not rob from the rich
to give to the poor just to rob and murder any who got in their way.

In 1930 average new house cost $7,145.00
In 1930 a gallon of gas was 10 cents
In 1930 the average cost of new car was $640.00
In 1930 the average income per year was $1,970.00
The wearing of Sunglasses became popular in the 30's
Childrens thirties options included Mickey Mouse, more streamlined pedal cars, and a wide range of wind up cars, trucks and even a wind up Popeye.
Action Comics continued to grow and Superman is seen in a comic for the first time

New Master Deluxe Chevrolet with improved master blue flame engine,
pressure steam oiling, cable brakes and shock proof steering = $560

The Film Wizard of OZ
Gone with the Wind

Some of the Most Well Known Movie Stars of the Thirties

Clark Gable couple of his films from the 30's
Gone with the Wind and Mutiny on the Bounty
Shirley Temple couple of her films from the 30's
Stand Up and Cheer! and Bright Eyes

Baseball

National Baseball Hall of Fame starts with the first players to be chosen
Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson and Babe Ruth
Joe DiMaggio starts his career at the New York Yankees taking the crown over from Babe Ruth who retires.
To help with falling attendance due to the depression, night games are started.
Live Radio broadcasts of baseball games begin to encourage fans to help sell tickets

Inventions The Year Invented Inventors and Country ( or attributed to First Use )

Ballpoint Pen ----- 1938 Hungary by Laszlo Biró - also called a biro (UK)
BBC Television ----- 1932 England first regular TV broadcasts (London)
Catseyes ----- 1934 England by Percy Shaw - for lighting roads
Electric Razor ----- 1931 USA by Jacob Schick
Electron Microscope ----- 1933 Germany by Ernst Ruska
Frequency Modulation FM ----- 1939 USA by Edwin H Armstrong - sound by radio waves
Helicopter ----- 1936 Germany by Heinrich Focke
Jet Engine ----- 1930 England by Frank Whittle
Nylon ----- 1931 USA by Wallace Corothers - artificial silk
Magnetic Recording ----- 1936 USA audio tapes
Photocopier ----- 1938 USA by Chester Carlson
Polaroid ----- 1932 USA by Edwin Herbert Land
Radar (for Aircraft) ----- 1935 Scotland by Robert Watson-Watt
Radio Telescope ----- 1932 USA by Karl Jansky
Sticky Tape ----- 1930 USA

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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Yeah, it's that time again...time for me to post and run. Hope you enjoy the step back in time.
1 posted on 04/26/2012 6:01:24 PM PDT by beachn4fun
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To: beachn4fun






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~


2 posted on 04/26/2012 6:02:32 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: beachn4fun
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

* * * * * * * * * * * *

Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God

* * * * * * * * * * * *

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

* * * * * * * * * * * *

God Bless Our Republic

Prayers going up


3 posted on 04/26/2012 6:02:41 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: beachn4fun


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD!





GOD BLESS AND PROTECT 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).
(Click for Bosun’s Whistle)




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!!!!!!!







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)

4 posted on 04/26/2012 6:02:51 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

Yeah!!!!


5 posted on 04/26/2012 6:02:54 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: beachn4fun
Aloha Beachy!
6 posted on 04/26/2012 6:04:24 PM PDT by BIGLOOK
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To: beachn4fun
Thanks, beachy, for tonight's Fabulous FRiday!


7 posted on 04/26/2012 6:04:51 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: beachn4fun
Hoagy Carmichael: "Stardust"
8 posted on 04/26/2012 6:07:41 PM PDT by Publius
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To: beachn4fun; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; ...

~ Fabulous FRiday! ~

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.

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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.


9 posted on 04/26/2012 6:11:31 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission granted & presence requested Conor! *Hugs*
10 posted on 04/26/2012 6:12:39 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


11 posted on 04/26/2012 6:14:10 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: beachn4fun

Good evening & thank you for Fabulous Friday Beachie!

I could afford to live well with 1930 prices on my current income! ROFL!!!


12 posted on 04/26/2012 6:15:01 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: beachn4fun
Maurice Chevalier: "Mimi" from "Love Me Tonight"
13 posted on 04/26/2012 6:17:36 PM PDT by Publius
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To: AZamericonnie
Woohoo...look who is first!!


14 posted on 04/26/2012 6:18:37 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: HopeandGlory
And a close second...Nana Hope snags the silver!!


15 posted on 04/26/2012 6:20:11 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: AZamericonnie; HopeandGlory

WTG, Girls...you got the top two spots!! d:o)


16 posted on 04/26/2012 6:21:40 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
And rounding out the top 3....Mac bags the bronze!!


17 posted on 04/26/2012 6:24:05 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Irene Dunne: "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"
18 posted on 04/26/2012 6:25:52 PM PDT by Publius
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To: Kathy in Alaska; HopeandGlory

Girls rule!!!! LOL


19 posted on 04/26/2012 6:26:14 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: AZamericonnie
Good evening, Connie!

*HUGS*

How's it going with you tonight?



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)

20 posted on 04/26/2012 6:27:25 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: AZamericonnie

Thanks, AZ, for the “white” tribute for our troops.

Did you have an uneventful commute? Minimal obstacles?

*HUGS*


21 posted on 04/26/2012 6:33:31 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...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.


22 posted on 04/26/2012 6:34:55 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Paul Robeson: "Ol' Man River"
23 posted on 04/26/2012 6:35:30 PM PDT by Publius
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good evening, Mac...*HUGS*...how was the “day after”? Rubber legs today?

Setling into the new system? Seeing any improvement?


24 posted on 04/26/2012 6:37:34 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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Hi All And Greetings From Down Unda!

Nuf Said ...Photobucket

25 posted on 04/26/2012 6:39:21 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: beachn4fun

Hi Everybody!

(((HUGS)))


26 posted on 04/26/2012 6:42:32 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: beachn4fun
Good evening, Beachy!

*HUGS*

Thanks very much for tonight's Fabulous FRiday thread!

Talking about 30's movies - don't forget Errol Flynn!



Errol Flynn in "The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex"

Also:
"The Adventures of Robin Hood"
"The Charge of the Light Brigade"
"Captain Blood"




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)

27 posted on 04/26/2012 6:43:20 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: SandRat

Good evening, SAnd...((HUGS))...hope all is well. Are you 100% healed yet?

Is Nate crawling all over the place now? Enjoyng his cereal?

Daughter still getting better?


28 posted on 04/26/2012 6:44:24 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers: "Cheek to Cheek"
29 posted on 04/26/2012 6:44:24 PM PDT by Publius
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To: beachn4fun

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


A Call To Commitment

April 27, 2012

Many health and fitness centers expect a flood of people to join every January who will come only a few times. They don’t mind if people pay the fee and never return. But fitness trainer Jesse Jones takes the opposite approach. If you sign up and don’t show up, he will terminate your membership. Jones says, “Save your money. Come see me in a few months when you’re serious. My passion is not for another three-month payment . . . we’re making people accountable to reach their goals.”

In Luke 9:57-62, we encounter three people who told Jesus they wanted to follow Him, and all received what seem to be harsh replies from the Lord: “The Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head” (v.58). “Let the dead bury their own dead” (v.60). “No one, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God” (v.62). For each person, Jesus stated the sacrifice and commitment required to become His disciple.

A man I admire as a dedicated and sensitive follower of Christ says that Christians need to be “ready for radical commitment and change.” The Lord calls us not only to leave the status quo, but also to take that calling seriously by following Him.

Lord, I want to be sold out for You. I want to
love You with my whole heart, soul, mind, and
strength. Give me the power to be who You want me
to be, and to walk in Your ways.
Following Jesus demands our all.

Read: Luke 9:57-62

No one, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. —Luke 9:62
Bible in a Year:
2 Chronicles 14-16


30 posted on 04/26/2012 6:46:17 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: BIGLOOK

Aloha and good afternoon, Hawaii...((HUGS))...how’s the sun?

Another mid 50s day here.

Ready to brave the construction and head home.


31 posted on 04/26/2012 6:47:58 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
A short segment from "The Adventures of Robin Hood"
32 posted on 04/26/2012 6:48:59 PM PDT by Publius
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Good evening, Kathy!

*HUGS*

They haven't managed to load any work into the new system, so we've been doing make-work assignments for the last two days on the old system. Hopefully, tomorrow will be better.

I was particularly sore today. Woke up several times in the night and could barely move. This morning when I got up I could barely walk with the walker. Improved slowly during the day, but still painful to move around. The lower back is acting up the last couple days. Still, it's slowly improving overall.



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)

33 posted on 04/26/2012 6:50:43 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: Kathy in Alaska
Good evenin’ Kathy...((HUGS))...all is getting better. Still have some discomfort on my right side yet.

Nate is real good at the push ups ans scooting backwards but no actual crawling yet. He gets cereal twice daily and just loves pears.

Daughter is getting better each day.

I hope “Happy Days ahead???” continues and improves.

34 posted on 04/26/2012 7:00:19 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Ginger Rogers: "We're in the Money"

In the middle she even sings it in Pig Latin.

35 posted on 04/26/2012 7:00:41 PM PDT by Publius
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To: Publius
Thanks very much, Publius! "The Adventures of Robin Hood" is one of my all time faves. As it happens, we never had a color TV when I was growing up - I didn't realize until I was an adult that it was filmed in color. Same story with "The Wizard of Oz."



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)

36 posted on 04/26/2012 7:05:13 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: Publius
Thanks again, Publius! They were incomparable - the ne plus ultra of dancers!



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 04/26/2012 7:10:17 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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Now here's a sweet one. When George Gershwin was hired to write the music for "Shall We Dance", Pandro Berman, the producer, told Gershwin he didn't need to bother with the musical numbers that linked the scenes. They would be handed to a lesser composer.

"But I want to write those interludes myself," Gershwin said to Berman. "I don't wanr them handed to a lesser composer."

And so here is a classic Gershwin interlude titled "Walking the Dog" which he uses as a prelude to "Beginner's Luck".

Fred Astaire: "Walking the Dog" and "Beginner's Luck"

38 posted on 04/26/2012 7:12:50 PM PDT by Publius
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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

Schumann - Traumerei
(Click)


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






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)

39 posted on 04/26/2012 7:13:48 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: Publius
That's precious, Publius - we'll never see anything like that again, sadly. Now it's all crudity and raunchiness. I'd rather watch an old movie any day.



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 04/26/2012 7:22:51 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: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha Night Owl! ((HUGS))

Cold and wet yesterday, warm and sunny today and on both days we've had two cruise ships in harbor. Actually we've had at least one for the past ten days. Either the cruise lines are offering a helluva deal or folks are thinking this might be their last chance.

Went out with my son the other day to toss a football around at Moku Ola with my son and his new squeeze. Noticed that a couple of plovers decided that our weather was as nice right now as Kons's.
41 posted on 04/26/2012 7:24:26 PM PDT by BIGLOOK
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To: Publius
"Pandro Berman, the producer, told Gershwin he didn't need to bother with the musical numbers that linked the scenes. They would be handed to a lesser composer."

Good for George Gershwin - I like a guy who's willing to handle what some may regard as the more mundane aspects of a work. If one doesn't take care of the "minor details", who can trust the integrity of the opus?



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)

42 posted on 04/26/2012 7:28:50 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: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS!




Tattoo
(Click)


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!









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)

43 posted on 04/26/2012 7:34:53 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

Awesome thread, Beachy! Loved reading about all the 1930’s stuff!

Sweet dreams, Early Bird! See ya in the mornin’! (((hugs)))


44 posted on 04/26/2012 7:35:48 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: ConorMacNessa
How here is Frank Capra's comic touch with Clark Gable in one of his rare comic roles, with Claudette Colbert.

The Guide to Hitchhiking from "It Happened One Night"

This was the movie that made Gable a star. Louie Mayer had loaned Gable to Harry Cohn at Columbia as punishment, and the movie put Gable in the position of demanding whatever he wanted from Mayer when he got back to MGM.

45 posted on 04/26/2012 7:36:59 PM PDT by Publius
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To: BIGLOOK

Must have been fun tossing the ball around with you son...shades of days gone by.

We continue in the mid 50s in the daytime, but are still freezing at night, altho not by much. Lonesome plover? Girl friend?


46 posted on 04/26/2012 7:38:36 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: LUV W
Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers: "Night and Day"
47 posted on 04/26/2012 7:39:21 PM PDT by Publius
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To: All

50?


48 posted on 04/26/2012 7:40:14 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: All

50?


49 posted on 04/26/2012 7:40:14 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: All

50?


50 posted on 04/26/2012 7:40:14 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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