Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day....12-23-02
Billie, Aquamarine and daisyscarlett

Posted on 12/22/2002 10:49:23 PM PST by daisyscarlett




A Few of FR's Finest.....
......Every Day

FR is a Treasure Trove of talented, compassionate, patriotic, wonderful people who gather every day to discuss the latest news and issues; salute and support our military and our leaders;  tell a few jokes;  learn a new word;  write poetry;  pray for those in need;  and congratulate those who are deserving. Thank you, Jim Robinson, for giving us the vehicle in which we can express ourselves.

Free Republic made its debut in September, 1996, and the forum was added in early 1997.   I can remember lurking when there were only a few regulars who posted, and now there are over 60,000 who have registered for posting privileges. The forum is read daily by tens of thousands of concerned citizens and patriots from all around the country and the world.






A Few of FR's Finest November 11, 2001

So many people have written me since my original Veteran's Day Tribute, asking how they, or a loved one, could be included in that tribute. Since I can no longer add the photos to the body of the thread, I've been including them in additional posts as I received enough to make another collage.

Still that doesn't seem to be enough. I think there's never been a better nor more appropriate time to keep the faces of our own Veterans and Active Military in front of FReepers--every day! That's why I wanted to do yet another Daily Thread .....ABOUT FReepers .....and FOR FReepers. But not only about our Military FReepers; for all FReepers! Wouldn't it be nice to get to know a few of the other FReepers as well? That's why, in addition to seeing FR's Finest Military Personnel every day, I thought it might be fun to feature a different FReeper (or FReepers) each day. If you would like to be pictured, or know someone who would, please FReepmail me and we'll turn the spotlight - on YOU - for the day!

And do let me know if you'd like your picture added to the groups of Veterans/Active Military below. I will keep this page updated, and continue to add them to the comment section of the original Veteran's Day thread as well.

TOP: Logos, SwedeGirl's hubby, Neil E Wright, FallGuy, 1John, Sneakypete
MIDDLE:  T'wit, COB1, LadyX, Dick Bachert, 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub
BOTTOM:  YankeeinSC, Delta21, JoeSixPack1



TOP:  Bosniajmc, AFVetGal, Archy, A Navy Vet
MIDDLE:  4TheFlag, Aeronaut, 68Grunt, Xinga
BOTTOM:  Codger, AAABest, Clinton's A Liar, Duke809, dcwusmc



TOP:  mc5cents, Norb2569, LBGA's son, VanJenerette
MIDDLE:  Jim Robinson, KJenerette, davidosborne, KG9Kid
BOTTOM:  gwmoore, Equality7-2521, SAMWolf



TOP:  porgygirl, Phil V., MudPuppy, NorCoGOP
MIDDLE:  RaceBannon, OneidaM, rdb3, jwTexian
BOTTOM:  USMC Vet, TheMayor, Vineyard, rhododogma



We now have eleven groups of veterans/active military; we will post each group of three or four twice a week, with thumbnail/links of the remaining seven or eight groups on each thread. Click on any of the thumbnails below to see the group full-size.

         

GROUP 5A: TOP:  spectr17, RightOnline, SERE_Doc, Tet68. MIDDLE:  FutureSnakeEater, RightOnline's wife, CIApilot, Clamper1797. BOTTOM:  usmcobra, onedoug, DiverDave, Joe6-pack.
GROUP 6A: TOP:  g'nad, AgThorn's son Justin, SLB, AgThorn's son Brett. MIDDLE:  fish70, razorback-bert, CheneyChick, Leroy S Mort, Mark17. BOTTOM:  Terry's Take, Taxman, DinkyDau.
GROUP 7A: TOP:  ValerieUSA's son Grant, SK1Thurman, kd5cts, RangerVetNam, dansangel and .45man's son-in-law Tony.BOTTOM:  rangerX, Old China Hand, Trish, Howlin's dad, Mustang.
GROUP 8A: TOP: ohioWfan's son, MamaBear's father-in-law, MamaBear's dad, ladtx. MIDDLE:  The Mayor's niece, M.Kehoe, Beach_Babe's son-in-law. BOTTOM:  deadhead's dad, HiJinx, Severa's hubby, viligantcitizen's granddad.
      

GROUP 9A: TOP: Q6-God, Scan59, Mama Bear and JKPhoto's son, ofMagog. MIDDLE:  Big'ol_freeper, JustAmy's great uncle, Prodigal Son. BOTTOM:  JustAmy's husband, JustAmy's brother-in-law, JustAmy's brother.
GROUP 10A: TOP: dakine's wife, MeeknMing's dad, Auntbee's nephew, MilitiaMan7, AlasBabylon. BOTTOM:  Joe Brower, Temple Owl, Temple Owl's wife, dutchess' dad, Aomagrat.
GROUP 11A: TOP: ladtx #2 son; DiverDave's twin Don; petuniasevan and husband poorman; Mustard; ladtx #1 son. BOTTOM: AlamoGirl's brother Floyd; AG's dad; AG's brother Jim (inset); WVNan's husband; ladtx' Aunt Eva.




                     






When we decided to do a special thread celebrating the Music of Christmas, Aquamarine immediately came to mind as guest hostess for this endeavor. Aquamarine has been posting beautiful art work and music links since the inception of the Finest thread six months ago.

We are pleased that she accepted our invitation to be the guest producer and hostess today and know that you will be too.

Thank you Aquamarine for what promises to be an enjoyable beginning of Christmas week on the Finest thread......daisyscarlett

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

When daisyscarlett asked me to participate in the Holiday Special Threads by hostessing a Christmas Music Day, I was more than happy to accept her offer.

I love any type of music that's well made and believe that it can lift our spirits and lighten our burdens. Participating in The Finest's, and previously in the Canteen threads, has given me the chance to play many types of music. I am grateful for the opportunity and hope that you have enjoyed my efforts.

I would like to give credit to Billie and daisyscarlett for their assistance in the graphics and layout of this thread. I did help in that area with "suggestions" but the graphics with the music links were produced by me. Would also like to thank Spookbrat and Lodwick for their help in finding the best wav sites.

As we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with music of all types I hope that you will sit back, relax, grab a cup of coffee and some Christmas treats. And listen to some very beautiful music of the season. And by all means, post any music midis or wavs you would like to share.

Merry Christmas to all my Finest FRiends!...Aquamarine

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

We lovingly dedicate this Special Day of Christmas music to whoever, a dear FRiend to many of us.

    Whoever, we hope you enjoy the music and art graphics today. We missed your help and input in producing this thread, but you were constantly on our mind and in our thoughts. We hope we have achieved our goal of rejoicing in and glorifying the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, through music, as we know you would have encouraged us to do.

Merry Christmas, whoever. We miss you..... Aquamarine and daisyscarlett




WELCOME
to a special edition of FR's Finest

"A Celebration of Christmas Music"

Click on graphic

As noted above, our guest writer and hostess for our Christmas music thread is Aquamarine.

She has divided the music selections into several categories and will feature one music selection in each segment. She will also be posting beautiful Christmas music from all categories throughout the day on the thread itself. We invite you all to join in and post any Holiday wavs or midis as the thread progresses.

Thank you all for coming and we sincerely hope you enjoy this very Special Holiday Music Thread.




      TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CAROLS

      Click on graphic

      St. Luke's Christmas Story

        And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed...

        And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

        And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)

        To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.

        And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.

        And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.

        And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.

        And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

        And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

        For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.

        And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

        And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,

        Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

        And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.

        And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.

        And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.

        (St. Luke, Chapter 2, verses 1-17. King James Version)

      The Christmas Story spawned many Christmas carols. Perhaps the most famous one is "Silent Night" which was written on Christmas Eve in 1818 in Oberndorf, Austria. Joseh Mohr,an assistant pastor of a local church, had written a poem, "Stille Nacht" in 1816. On December 24, 1818 he gave the poem to his friend the church organist, Franz Gruber. Gruber immediately composed the melody and arranged it for two voices, choir, and guitar in time to be performed that night at the Midnight Mass. By 1955, "Silent Night" had become the most recorded song of all time.

      It was difficult to decide on a presentation for this segment because of the wealth of beautiful carols from which to choose. Aquamarine solved this dilemma by selecting a medley of "Silent Night", "Away in a Manger" and "Oh Holy Night."




CLASSICAL MUSIC OF CHRISTMAS

Click on graphic

When discussing the classical music of Christmas, "Handel's Messiah" and "Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite" come immediately to mind as well as "Ave Maria". These are beautiful works of art and a couple of them will be played later on in the thread.

For this opening segment Aquamarine has selected "Oh Christmas Tree" as performed by the Sacrum Chamber Choir, a classical choir which some critics feel are superior to the Vienna Boy's Choir. This group is a personal favorite of Aquamarine's.




CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS MUSIC

Click on graphic

This category includes many holiday favorites of us all such as "White Christmas". "Chestnuts Roasting on the Open Fire", aka "The Christmas Song", along with "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" and "Rockin Around the Christmas Tree" and "Merry Christmas" by Alvin and the Chipmunks. We will be playing many of these tunes later from such artists as Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole and Johnny Mathis. (Not to worry, we do not have "Grandpa Got Run Over by a Reindeer" on our list.)

For this opening segment, Aquamarine has selected "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" by Perry Como.




COUNTRY CHRISTMAS MUSIC

Click on graphic

There are many songs to choose from in this category. Almost every Country Western star of note has recorded at least one Christmas album in their career. Christmas music is a particular favorite of Country Western fans and Country Western singers do Christmas carols and ballads justice. The songs selected in this category will be performed by such artists as Lynn Anderson, Trisha Yearwood and the Forresters.

For this opening segment, Aquamarine has selected "Winter Wonderland" by George Strait, who is a particular favorite of many on the Finest, including daisyscarlett.




Merry Christmas, Aquamarine

Aquamarine












Thank you for this beautiful thread!


THE WEEKEND THREAD

12-21,22-02 WEEK IN REVIEW

Opinions by our own 'King of Ping'
The guy's good, folks!


Thanks, Mixer!

1) Click on the graphic to open the Calendar.
2) Once there you can click on any month and even click to the right to go into next year. Once you are in the month that you joined FR you will need to click on the number in the calendar and then an add item screen will come up.
3) In the next box enter your name in the "Calendar Text" field and then click on submit.
4) If any of the screens fail to load simply click on refresh in your browser and that will usually fix it.
5) If all else fails or simply if you want me to do this for you send me an FReepmail and I will gladly do it for you. ~Mixer





TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: christmas; freepers; fun; military; music; veterans
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-5051-100101-150151-200 ... 351 next last

1 posted on 12/22/2002 10:49:23 PM PST by daisyscarlett
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: ST.LOUIE1; Mama_Bear; Billie; The Thin Man; Grammy Bear; Diver Dave; JustAmy; g'nad; Swede Girl; ...

2 posted on 12/22/2002 11:03:26 PM PST by daisyscarlett
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: All

The USO Canteen Post Office

E-Mail Our Military Direct Links
Will you help keep the candle lit in the window for them?
Can you spend a few minutes each day to e-mail
our men and women in the military?
Let them know they are not forgotten!
To send your e-mails, Click on the Picture

CLICK FOR UP-TO-DATE SET OF MILITARY& VETS SUPPORT LINKS

3 posted on 12/22/2002 11:22:42 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; Aquamarine; whoever; ru4liberty
What a GREAT thread - and it's just getting started.

Thanks for all the music, graphics and history lessons.

Most of all, thanks for the wonderful words about our dear FRiend, whoever. Her wonderful words of encouragement, her dedication to our Lord and Savior and her witness of her faith and His promises are lessons for us all. May God's peace and comfort continue to bless her. May His Will be done is her prayer.

4 posted on 12/22/2002 11:24:20 PM PST by Diver Dave
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; Aquamarine; SpookBrat; whoever; All
Absolutely beautiful!! I thank each of you for your part in creating this lovely work of art for our enjoyment. The graphics, the music, and the spiritual message is just perfect. And, dedicating this Special Day of Christmas Music to our dear friend whoever, is a wonderful idea!

I find myself at a loss for words. My heart is just over-flowing with love for all of my friends here on the Finest thread.

I will be back tomorrow to join everyone in this musical celebration, but for now........Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night.
5 posted on 12/22/2002 11:31:29 PM PST by Mama_Bear
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Diver Dave
Thank you, Dave, for bringing the Light of your faith to this thread. I appreciate the messages you bring, even though I don't always have time to reply.

I echo your words about our FRiend whoever. She is loved and missed by so many here.

6 posted on 12/22/2002 11:38:51 PM PST by Mama_Bear
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; Billie; dansangel; Mama_Bear; SpookBrat; LadyX; Pippin; lodwick
Mornin', everybody !! Happy Monday !


Have a cup while you FReep !




For those who prefer hot chocolate.....




Eggnog, Anyone?



7 posted on 12/23/2002 12:49:34 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; All
A wonderful page today the music is the best. i hope everyne has a wonderful day and a Happy and holy Christmas.
God Bless everyone on FR's Finest and FreeRepublic...
8 posted on 12/23/2002 1:40:15 AM PST by .45MAN
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett
Good morning Daisy.


9 posted on 12/23/2002 1:54:31 AM PST by Aeronaut
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; All
Good morning everyone (-:
10 posted on 12/23/2002 3:00:16 AM PST by firewalk
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub; Billie; FallGuy
Thank you, Tonk, fer linking yer wonderful USO Canteen Site to this equally wonderful FReeper's Finest Site!!

Merry Christmas to All!!

MUD

11 posted on 12/23/2002 4:33:16 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: MeeknMing
"Eggnog, Anyone?"

OH, YEAH!! And I've got extra SouthernComfort fer anyone who believes Meek goes a little light on the elixir...MUD

12 posted on 12/23/2002 4:34:55 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 7 | View Replies]

To: Diver Dave; Mama_Bear; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub; Mudboy Slim; MeeknMing; .45MAN; Aeronaut; All
Good morning all!
So happy you like the music intro Dave and Mama Bear and the dedication to whoever. She is a very special FReeper whose presence here is missed.

The First Noel
by Nat King Cole


Click on the pic


13 posted on 12/23/2002 4:52:05 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

To: Mudboy Slim; All
Heh heh !!


Merry Christmas from
Ming n Meek !

14 posted on 12/23/2002 5:00:30 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; Billie
Thank you Dasiy and Billie for all of the hard work that you put into making this thread. I hope everyone enjoys it as much as I have enjoyed working with you all putting it together.
Love the Guest Hostess Babe! Looking at the picture makes me feel forty something years younger. :)))
15 posted on 12/23/2002 5:01:00 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Aquamarine
Nat King Cole. Beautiful. Thanks !
16 posted on 12/23/2002 5:02:03 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 13 | View Replies]

To: BeforeISleep
Good morning! It's nice to see you here so early.
17 posted on 12/23/2002 5:04:55 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: MeeknMing
How did a little green dude like you get such a purty li'l elf ta marry ya, my FRiend?!

LOL...it must be something that is not easily-descernible to others on the Forum...hmmmmmmm?

LOL and FReegards, my FRiend...MUD

18 posted on 12/23/2002 5:06:26 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies]

To: Mudboy Slim
Jes lucky, I guess, lol !......


This is MeeknMing

19 posted on 12/23/2002 5:20:12 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 18 | View Replies]

To: MeeknMing
Good Morning ALL. What a wonderful thread this morning.

The REASON for the Season

 

20 posted on 12/23/2002 5:26:24 AM PST by GailA
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 19 | View Replies]

To: MeeknMing
Glad you liked it...stick around I have alot more music to play today. ;)

Are you and Ming ready for Christmas?

21 posted on 12/23/2002 5:28:27 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 16 | View Replies]

To: GailA
I hate to bring the tone of the this wonderful thread down but my family is in need of prayer. My son called last night just after 10pm. He came home from work to find his wife had taken Matthew and left him. He thinks there may be another guy and that she has taken to smoking pot.

Needless to say we are worried. He thinks he knows where they went, but isn't sure.

22 posted on 12/23/2002 5:32:44 AM PST by GailA
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 20 | View Replies]

To: Aquamarine
Glad you liked it...stick around I have alot more music to play today. ;)

I look forward to it....

Are you and Ming ready for Christmas?

Ming left for China on Dec. 11th and won't be back until Jan. 2nd. So we'll have a late Christmas....

23 posted on 12/23/2002 5:34:35 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 21 | View Replies]

To: GailA
Good Grief, what a horrific thing to have happen at Christmas time. I pray for the safety of the little ones, and for peace of mind for you and yours.
24 posted on 12/23/2002 5:37:37 AM PST by Iowa Granny
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 22 | View Replies]

To: GailA
That is such sad news here at Christmas time. I'm praying that God will restore that relationship and keep Matthew safe.
25 posted on 12/23/2002 5:38:23 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 22 | View Replies]

To: MeeknMing
Great looking couple. Wishing you the happiest of holidays.
26 posted on 12/23/2002 5:38:37 AM PST by Iowa Granny
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 23 | View Replies]

To: MeeknMing
Ming left for China on Dec. 11th and won't be back until Jan. 2nd. So we'll have a late Christmas....

That's right...I remember reading about that here. I guess you two will have a belated Christmas together when she gets home.

27 posted on 12/23/2002 5:40:55 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 23 | View Replies]

To: Iowa Granny
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family !
28 posted on 12/23/2002 5:44:38 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 26 | View Replies]

To: Iowa Granny; LadyX; The Mayor; knighthawk; Temple Owl; wirestripper; Mo1; Fiddlstix; ofMagog; ...
I'll Be Home For Christmas
by Forester Sisters


Click on the pic


29 posted on 12/23/2002 6:00:50 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 26 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; Aquamarine
Awesome job with this splash ladies - it'll take some time to listen to all the great songs, and I'll enjoy every minute of it. Thank you both!
30 posted on 12/23/2002 6:08:26 AM PST by lodwick
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: .45MAN; dansangel; BeforeISleep; Aeronaut; MeeknMing; Diver Dave; Mama_Bear; whoever

Christmas morning - Boca Raton

31 posted on 12/23/2002 6:13:37 AM PST by lodwick
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: Aquamarine; daisyscarlett
Wow, this is the thread that keeps giving and giving. I can come back to it all day long.
32 posted on 12/23/2002 6:16:07 AM PST by FreeTheHostages
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: lodwick
Good morning and thank you for the beautiful sunrise! I've been waiting for that to show up. :)
(((hug)))
33 posted on 12/23/2002 6:16:10 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 30 | View Replies]

To: Mixer; All
Number three on Mixer's top ten holiday dogs list, as we count down to Christmas. Woof!


34 posted on 12/23/2002 6:17:42 AM PST by FreeTheHostages
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: FreeTheHostages
Good morning FTH! If you like Christmas musis this is the place to be today, hope you enjoy it. :)
35 posted on 12/23/2002 6:21:26 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 32 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett
In memory of my fellow helicopter pilots who lost their live in the Republic of South Vietnam the following were lost on DEC 23.

1965 WO1 James A. Gruezke (USAR) -- A/82 AVN 173 ABN, Age 25, Newberry, Michigan
1969 CPT Robert L. Wehunt (USAR) -- 20 ENG BDE, Age 22, Lincolnton, North Carolina


SCOUTS OUT!

36 posted on 12/23/2002 6:29:42 AM PST by ladtx
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: FreeTheHostages
Thanks for keeping up with this. No need to be sorry about the lateness on the other two. I am just glad you are seeing it through. Thanks so much. It is great to see the pups again.

Have a great day.
37 posted on 12/23/2002 6:36:24 AM PST by Mixer
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 34 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; Aquamarine; yall
What a wonderful thread thread ..


38 posted on 12/23/2002 6:47:27 AM PST by Mo1
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: daisyscarlett; Aquamarine; Billie; lodwick; Pippin; ST.LOUIE1; dansangel; Mama_Bear; JustAmy; ...
Thanks for the great thread today. Music is my greatest hobby. Collecting, listening, and living music all the time. I used to own a recording studio, hence the name Mixer, and when bad business put me out of a job, I found computers as my profession. As a result of finding computers I also found my wife, so although I miss being in the music biz, I certainly do not regret being in the computer field.

Anyway, thanks for the thread and I will be sure to click on the music while browsing the thread today.

Have a great day everyone. Just two more pups till Christmas.


39 posted on 12/23/2002 6:49:43 AM PST by Mixer
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mixer; conservativemusician; Fracas; Cyber-Band; budwiesest; ravinson; gonzo; doug from upland
"I miss being in the music biz"

Why must yer vocation preclude yer avocation, my FRiend?!

FReegards...MUD

40 posted on 12/23/2002 6:56:17 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 39 | View Replies]

To: GailA
Man oh man - outstanding work dil, simply outstanding.

Thoughts and prayers up for all concerned Gail.
41 posted on 12/23/2002 6:57:59 AM PST by lodwick
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 22 | View Replies]

To: Mixer; Flyer; MeeknMing; Aeronaut; ladtx; GailA; daisyscarlett; Mama_Bear; Billie; lodwick; ...
Hey Everybody! :^)

I had a very busy weekend and couldn't get on the computer :^(. (After all Billie and Diver Dave did to show me how to hook up tempararly)

I hope everyone is having a great day today!

I have a top ten list for Christmas, of what I most like about not only this season but the year.

10. My Family

09. My Friends

08. Good Health

07. Living in the good old USA where I can worship as I want to and I have the freedom to speak out on things that make me mad or glad.

06. Finding FreeRepublic and great group of friends there.

05. Our President and his wonderful staff and cabinet.

04. A Congress that will work with the President

03. Great parents that are in good health both in mind and body.

02. My Job

01. That God so loved the world that He gave His only Son who died on the cross for us and who rose again in glory and triumph.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESUS!!!

And everyone have a beautiful and joyous and blessed Christmas!

42 posted on 12/23/2002 7:06:26 AM PST by Pippin
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 39 | View Replies]

To: Mo1
Try to check back in on the thread throughout the day if you can. Hopefully we'll play your favorite Christmas song. :)
43 posted on 12/23/2002 7:12:49 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 38 | View Replies]

To: Mixer
Wow, I didn't know that about you! You will definately have to learn to post music here since you're an expert in the field and you enjoy it so much. Posting music is alot of fun. :))
44 posted on 12/23/2002 7:17:08 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 39 | View Replies]

To: Aquamarine
I sure will .. I think I am FINALLY caught up with my Christmas stuff and have more time to Freep

I tried making gingerbread cookies yesterday .. they tasted pretty good (I surprised myself) but all their heads fell off .. LOL
45 posted on 12/23/2002 7:17:37 AM PST by Mo1
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 43 | View Replies]

To: Mo1
LOL! Were they not cool enough to lift off the cookie sheet or did they fall off cold?
46 posted on 12/23/2002 7:20:21 AM PST by Aquamarine
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 45 | View Replies]

To: Pippin
Good morning Pip, great list - and a big amen to #1.
47 posted on 12/23/2002 7:21:50 AM PST by Aeronaut
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 42 | View Replies]

To: ladtx

Salute!

48 posted on 12/23/2002 7:23:08 AM PST by lodwick
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 36 | View Replies]

To: GailA
...my family is in need of prayer.

My preayer goes up for your family, and especially for you, Gail. Hang in there.

49 posted on 12/23/2002 7:23:45 AM PST by Aeronaut
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 22 | View Replies]

To: Mama_Bear; Diver Dave; whoever; ru4liberty
I am sorry I missed you two last night. I sorta posted and then went to bed.

Dave what you said about whoever and her faith was priceless...Thank you for adding it here and thank you Lori for reiterating it and giving his words emphasis.

See ya both later....

50 posted on 12/23/2002 7:24:43 AM PST by daisyscarlett
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-5051-100101-150151-200 ... 351 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson