Friday, May 7, 2010

Solid Potato Salad - The Ross Sisters (1944)

I don't remember this because I was just a baby but I saw this video and I wanted to share it.  I have never heard of Rick Monday but he did a brave thing by saving the American Flag that day from almost getting burned.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

I'm still here

Wow I just realized that I haven't written in here for a long time and thought todays was a good time to do that.  Just wanted everyone to know that i am still here. There hasn’t been much going on here just the same old same old.  We had a little block party a couple of weeks ago which was fun and I got to meet two cool people.  One is into rock and roll and the other lady has a cute little dog named Gary who I hope I can see again soon.  Anyway I just wanted to wish everyone a Happy May Day and I don’t know about you but the weather here isn’t that bad as of yet.  I went for a walk and got a little hot and now I changed into pants instead of shorts this is crazy weather.  Let’s see I got a new Ipad and it is sweet. I got it a little late because stupid UPS didn’t deliver it to my house and the peopke they delivered to wasn’t home so in the meantime I was calling Apple and having them do this investigation to find out where in the hell it went and on Wed night the neigbor who got it bought it down here I think they were on vacation and that is why it was so long since i finally got it but I finally did geet and i am loving it.  I also joined Netflix and so far I love it I only had two dvd’s that skipped and I’m thinking that it was because they were old movies because the movie I just saw was a new one and it worked fine.  Let’s see so far I have seen What’s eating Gilbert Grape, Benny and Joon and the Time Traveler’s Wife which wasn’t all that good.  The other two movies were awesome and now I am waiting to get Lucas.  I have also been reading a lot too.  Well that’s all I can think of if I think of anything else I will put it on here.  I will promise I will try and keep this blog up to date more often.
I thought this was a cute video that i found on You Tube.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Monday, March 22, 2010

Funny joke


senior citizen drove his brand new Corvette convertible out of the dealership.

Taking off down the road, he pushed it to 80 mph, enjoying the wind blowing through what little hair he had left.

"Amazing," he thought as he flew down I-95, pushing the pedal even more.
Looking in his rear view mirror, he saw a State Trooper, blue lights flashing and siren blaring.

He floored it to 100 mph, then 110, then 120.
Suddenly he thought, "What am I doing? I'm too old for this!" and pulled over to await the trooper's arrival.

Pulling in behind him, the trooper got out of his vehicle and walked up to the the Corvette.

He looked at his watch, then said, "Sir, my shift ends in 30 minutes. Today is Friday.

If you can give me a new reason for speeding--a reason I've never before heard-- I'll let you go."

The old gentleman paused then said:
"Three years ago, my wife ran off with a Florida State Trooper. I thought you were bringing her back." 
"Have a good day, sir," replied the trooper

Sunday, February 28, 2010

One more blog

Here is the link for my other blog

More blogs for your pleasure

I have created two new blogs that you can take a look at if you so desire. They are

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Five (5) lessons about the way we treat people

Five (5) lessons about the way we treat people

1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.

During my second month of college, our professor

Gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student

And had breezed through the questions until I read

The last one:

"What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?"

Surely this was some kind of joke. I had seen the

Cleaning woman several times. She was tall,

Dark-haired and in her 50's, but how would I know her name?

I handed in my paper, leaving the last question

Blank.. Just before class ended, one student asked if

The last question would count toward our quiz grade.

"Absolutely, " said the professor. "In your careers,

You will meet many people. All are significant... They

Deserve your attention and care, even if all you do

Is smile and say "hello."

I've never forgotten that lesson.. I also learned her

Name was Dorothy.

2. - Second Important Lesson - Pickup in the Rain

One night, at 11:30 p.m., an older African American Woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway

Trying to endure a lashing rain storm. Her car had

Broken down and she desperately needed a ride.

Soaking wet, she decided to flag down the next car.

A young white man stopped to help her, generally

Unheard of in those conflict-filled 1960's. The man

Took her to safety, helped her get assistance and

Put her into a taxicab.

She seemed to be in a big hurry, but wrote down his

Address and thanked him. Seven days went by and a

Knock came on the man's door. To his surprise, a

Giant console color TV was delivered to his home. A

Special note was attached.

It read:

"Thank you so much for assisting me on the highway

The other night. The rain drenched not only my

Clothes, but also my spirits. Then you came along.

Because of you, I was able to make it to my dying

Husband's' bedside just before he passed away... God

Bless you for helping me and unselfishly serving



Mrs. Nat King Cole.

3 - Third Important Lesson - Always Remember Those

Who Serve.

In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less,

A 10-year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and

Sat at a table.. A waitress put a glass of water in

Front of him..

"How much is an ice cream sundae?" he asked.

"Fifty cents," replied the waitress.

The little boy pulled his hand out of his pocket and

Studied the coins in it.

"Well, how much is a plain dish of ice cream?" he inquired.

By now more people were waiting for a table and the

Waitress was growing impatient.

"Thirty-five cents," she brusquely replied.

The little boy again counted his coins.

"I'll have the plain ice cream," he said.

The waitress brought the ice cream, put the bill on

The table and walked away The boy finished the ice

Cream, paid the cashier and left.. When the waitress

Came back, she began to cry as she wiped down the

Table. There, placed neatly beside the empty dish,

Were two nickels and five pennies..

You see, he couldn't have the sundae, because he had

To have enough left to leave her a tip.

4 - Fourth Important Lesson. - The Obstacle in Our Path.

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a

Roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if

Anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the

King's' wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by

And simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the

King for not keeping the roads clear, but none did

Anything about getting the stone out of the way.

Then a peasant came along carrying a load of

Vegetables. Upon approaching the boulder, the

peasant laid down his burden and tried to move the

stone to the side of the road. After much pushing

and straining, he finally succeeded. After the

peasant picked up his load of vegetables, he noticed

a purse lying in the road where the boulder had

been. The purse contained many gold coins and a note

from the King indicating that the gold was for the

person who removed the boulder from the roadway. The

peasant learned what many of us never understand!

Every obstacle presents an opportunity to improve

our condition.

5 - Fifth Important Lesson - Giving When it Counts...

Many years ago, when I worked as a volunteer at a

hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liz who

was suffering from a rare & serious disease. Her only

chance of recovery appeared to be a blood

transfusion from her 5-year old brother, who had

miraculously survived the same disease and had

developed the antibodies needed to combat the

illness. The doctor explained the situation to her

little brother, and asked the little boy if he would

be willing to give his blood to his sister.

I saw him hesitate for only a moment before taking a

deep breath and saying, "Yes I'll do it if it will save

her." As the transfusion progressed, he lay in bed

next to his sister and smiled, as we all did, seeing

the color returning to her cheek. Then his face

grew pale and his smile faded.

He looked up at the doctor and asked with a

trembling voice, "Will I start to die right away".

Being young, the little boy had misunderstood the

doctor; he thought he was going to have to give his

sister all of his blood in order to save her.

Now you have choices.

1 Delete this email, or

2. Forward it other people.

I hope that you will choose No. 2 and remember.

Most importantly.... "Work like you

don't need the money, love like you've never been

hurt, and dance like you do when nobody's watching."