General Discussion, Sunday, August 18, 2019

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  1. Lucille says:

    Stellars…

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  2. czarowniczy says:

    How to get humbled.

    Busy day today so instead of cooking I went to a small. rural, local catfish restaurant to pick up some take home dinners. There was a small crowd of us there waiting, takeout is popular, and I couldn’t help but notice a young man about 15. His skin had a washed-out pallor and he was completely bald except for a few very light wisps of hair. He screamed cancer patient.

    It was spitting rain so before I left the house I put on my ’18th Airborne Corps’ ball cap and was wearing it while I was standing in the crowd. The young man noticed me, said something to his dad, then walked over to me, shook my hand and said β€œthank you for your service”. Now here’s a kid going through more than I ever did and he’s thanking me. I said β€˜thanks’ but it just didn’t seem to be enough.

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  3. WeeWeed says:

    Mornin’ kids!

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  4. nyetneetot says:

    Mornin’ stella! (Smiter of those that ought to be smote) 😎 🍸 (Long Island Iced Tea)
    Mornin’ WeeWeed! (Master Mixologist Extrodinare) 😎 🍸 (Old Fashioned)
    Mornin’ Menagerie! 😎 |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| (Jack Daniels – Single Barrel)
    Mornin’ Ad rem! (Queen Felis catus) 🐱 🍸 (Flaming Lamborghini)
    Mornin’ Sharon! 😎 🍸 🍸 (earthquake)
    Mornin’ ytz4mee! 😎 🍸 (cosmopolitan)
    Mornin’ waltzingmtilda! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (white wine and perrier)
    Mornin’ partyzantski! πŸ™‚ |_| (Tom Collins)
    Mornin’ texan59! πŸ™‚ |_| (Black & Tan)
    Mornin’ ZurichMike! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (fuzzy navel)
    Mornin’ Col.(R) Ken! (hand salute) πŸ™‚ |_| (Boilermaker)
    Mornin’ czarina33! (aka czarina) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Lynchburg Lemonade)
    Mornin’ czarowniczy! πŸ™‚ |_| (Wild Turkey Rare Breed)
    Mornin’ letjusticeprevail2014! πŸ™‚ |_| (Irish Car Bomb)
    Mornin’ Patriot1783-ctdar! (aka “ctdar”) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (grasshopper)
    Mornin’ tessa50! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (flaming volcano)
    Mornin’ waltzingmtilda! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (sidecar)
    Mornin’ varsityward! πŸ™‚ |_| (Godfather)
    Mornin’ MaryfromMarin! πŸ˜€ |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| (Mortlach)
    Mornin’ Wooly Covfefe! (aka “Wooly Phlox” aka “taqiyyologist”) πŸ™‚ |_| (Roy Rogers)
    Mornin’ Howie! (aka “doodahdaze”) πŸ™‚ |_| (Classic Daiquiri)
    Mornin’ TwoLaine! πŸ™‚ |_| (Gin & Tonic)
    Mornin’ Sha! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Lemon Drop)
    Mornin’ BigMamaTEA! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Harvey Wallbanger)
    Mornin’ cetera5! (aka “Cetera”) πŸ™‚ |_| (Blackberry wine)
    Mornin’ The Tundra PA! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Gentleman Jack Whiskey Sling)
    Mornin’ lovely! πŸ™‚ |_| (Backdraft)
    Mornin’ michellc! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Salty dog)
    Mornin’ auscitizenmom! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Kiss on the Lips)
    Mornin’ Margaret-Ann! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (White Russian)
    Mornin’ Auntie Lib! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Tom and Jerry)
    Mornin’ holly100! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Jack & Coke)
    Mornin’ Pam! πŸ™‚ (Not even water)
    Mornin’ Ms.Tee! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Mojito)
    Mornin’ koolkosherkitchen! πŸ™‚ 🍸 🍸 (Cuba Libre)
    Mornin’ ImpeachEmAll πŸ™‚ |_| (Flaming Dr. Pepper)
    Mornin’ Monroe! πŸ™‚ |_| (Stinger)
    Mornin’ Les! πŸ™‚ |_| (Rusty Nail)
    Mornin’ shiloh1973! πŸ™‚ |_| (Jack Daniels)
    Mornin’ TexasRanger! πŸ™‚ |_| (Whiskey Smash)
    Mornin’ Ziiggii! πŸ™‚ |_| (B52)
    Mornin’ oldiadguy! πŸ™‚ |_| (Rum & Coke)
    Mornin’ smiley! (“stuck in spambucket”) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Spanish coffee)
    Mornin’ derk! (β€œStellars”) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Kamikaze)
    Mornin’ Jacqueline Taylor Robson πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Shirley Temple)
    Mornin’ facebkwallflower! πŸ™‚ |_| (Night Train Express)
    Mornin’ Ms. Cindy! (aka “Ms Cynlynn” aka “ms cynlynn”) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (1970 ducru beaucaillou)
    Mornin’ sandandsea2015! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (1961 ChΓ’teau Montrose)
    Mornin’ amwick! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Blue motorcycle)
    Mornin’ hocuspocus13! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (1970 Chateau Latour)
    Mornin’ Sloth1963! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (1971 Moulin Touchais)
    Mornin’ MTeresa! (Ex-lurker) πŸ™‚ |_| (Albanian Raki Moskat)
    Mornin’ rheavolans! (aka “Rhea Salacia Volans”) πŸ™‚ |_| (Hot Buttered Rum)
    Mornin’ joshua! πŸ™‚ |_| (Mudslide)
    Mornin’ John Denney! πŸ™‚ |_| (RumChata)
    Mornin’ litenmaus! πŸ™‚ |_| (Stolichnaya elit, no ice)
    Mornin’ kinthenorthwest! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (A Lonely Island Lost in the Middle of a Foggy Sea)
    Mornin’ TwoLaine! πŸ™‚ |_| (Smoking Bishop)
    Mornin’ patternpuzzler! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Old Lady)
    Mornin’ SenatssekretΓ€r FREISTAAT DANZIG! πŸ™‚ |_| (Red Russian)
    Mornin’ G-d&Country! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Blind Russian)
    Mornin’ Gary! πŸ™‚ |_| (Yuengling)
    Mornin’ valeriecurren! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Flaming Sambuca)
    Mornin’ Lucille! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Peach Schnapps)
    Mornin’ Lburg! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Lburg lemonade)
    Mornin’ davidhuntpe! πŸ™‚ |_| (Baileys Irish Cream on the rocks)
    Mornin’ skipper1961! πŸ™‚ |_| (Brompton’s Cocktail – No cherry, no umbrella, no plastic monkey)
    Mornin’ mightyconservative! πŸ™‚ |_| (Benjamin Franklin’s clarified milk punch)
    Mornin’ NC Nana! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Beautiful)
    Mornin’ bjosz! πŸ™‚ |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| (Some of Menagerie’s Jack Daniels – Shhhhhh)
    Mornin’ Angelle Staria Literary Works! πŸ™‚ |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| (Some more of Menagerie’s Jack Daniels – Shhhhhh)
    Mornin’ just stevie! πŸ™‚ 🍸 🍸 🍸 🍸 🍸 🍸 🍸 (Chateau Pape Clement Blanc Pessac, 2014)
    Mornin’ whiners and complainers! πŸ˜› (No drink for you!)
    Mornin’ to people posting that I missed. 😳
    Mornin’ to all you lurkers! πŸ˜•

    Also just in case someday; mornin’ to Elvis Chupacabra, F.D.R. in Hell and sundance! :mrgreen:

    Breakfast!

    NEW and IMPROVED breakfast with extra bacon for ZurichMike!

    Doughnuts for coffee!

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  5. litenmaus says:

    A Blessed Sunday everyone.

    I had a young man, a 10 year old, show up at my house yesterday. He drove up to my front door on his four wheeler and knowing that for him, distant history meant this building was a post office, it was no surprise when he asked me “Do you have any stamps?” I replied “Well yes, yes I do, in fact I have stamps that are over 100 years old”.

    OMG guys, the smile that came over this child’s face was a look at pure heavenly joy. His eyes were twinkling with excitement and he quietly whispered.. “I thought so….” I don’t think he realized that he spoke the words out loud, but you could just hear his pride in himself that he had correctly guessed he might find old stamps at the old post office. So dang cute…..

    The young man was so into stamps that he knew the dates of printing and circulations on some of the stamps that I showed him and when I shared the history & people that made the stamps more than just ordinary stamps, you’d have thought he’d discovered the holy grail.

    I sent him home with a stamp collection & a whole lot of history to share with his friends. Best ‘feel-good’ downsizing I’ve done in a long time. :0)

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  6. Lucille says:

    Doubtless Cory will try to spin such revelations. But he’s not a fav of the Dem elite…so maybe he won’t get away with it…not holding my breath, however…

    Newark NJ Water Scandal Catches Up To 2020 Democrat Candidate Cory Booker
    August 18, 2019
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/08/newark-nj-water-scandal-catches-up-to-2020-democrat-candidate-cory-booker/

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    • texan59 says:

      That’s a resume’ enhancement on that side of the aisle. :/

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      • Lucille says:

        I find it real difficult to believe the following since he is such a doofus. Even with the possibility he was given points for being a “person of color”, these are pretty impressive credentials.

        Education: Stanford University (BA, MA)
        The Queen’s College, Oxford (MA) as a Rhodes Scholar
        Yale University (JD)

        IMO, the main explanation of why he is so incompetent and, frankly, a simply odd human being, is his devotion to the left. The left, both domestic and international, ruins everything. There is no calm exchange of ideas, no discussion without rancor and accusations. The left takes promising folks and corrupts their perceptions, their morality, their spirits and souls.

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  7. Lucille says:

    Something on the light side….

    “OK – Let’s Tell The Scammer I Already Have The Money”
    Atomic Shrimp YouTube Channel

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    • auscitizenmom says:

      Too funny. πŸ˜€

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    • czarina33 says:

      Laughed and laughed. He’s very clever!

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    • rheavolans says:

      I was cracking up watching this. I’ve heard of people like this man before, who string scammers along to distract them from more susceptible victims.

      I used to do something similar to scam callers while I was in college. I would try to string them along as best as I could and then take the information I could get from them and go swear a complaint out to the Indiana Attorney General’s office since I am on the Do Not Call List. The weirdest one that ever happened to me was when I tried to string along some people who were claiming that I had won some free home repair. Unfortunately, unlike this gentleman who made the video, I played my hand a little too soon and they hung up on me but I told the AG’s office what I knew anyway. And then I got a letter back from the office that said these scammers had already defrauded a lot of people in the state and the AG’s office was collecting information to press charges and if I got another call from these people the office would be happy to hear about it.

      That was pretty bizarre.

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  8. auscitizenmom says:

    lilbirdee12’s prayer:

    Our Heavenly Father, Your children come to you tonight to ask for healing and peace throughout our country so that we may return to being One Nation Under God. Guide us to be leaders in Your Kingdom, spreading Your Love and Salvation to all. Forgive us our sins and deliver us from evil.

    Lord, we ask for a blanket of protection over all our troops and law enforcement who serve to defend and protect us. Bless our representatives with the strength and wisdom they need to achieve the path You have chosen for us.

    Please place Your Guardian Angels of Protection around Donald Trump and Mike Pence and their families as they seek to lead America back to You.

    Grant us patience, Lord, as the evil ones try to anger us and cause us to fall.
    Spread blessings over Israel and Netanyahu.

    We humbly ask that You please comfort those who are grieving and in pain.
    Thank you Father, for Your Love and the gift of Life.

    In Jesus name, we pray. Amen.

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  9. auscitizenmom says:

    A prayer for Justice Kavanaugh and Gen. Flynn:

    Prayer to St. Michael

    St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle;
    be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
    May God rebuke him, we humbly pray;
    and do you, O prince of the heavenly host,
    by the power of God,
    thrust into hell Satan and the other evil spirits
    who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls.

    In Jesus name, we pray. Amen.

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  10. auscitizenmom says:

    OMG I got so excited, I forgot to share. From 7:00 to 9:00 on PBS, they had a Downton Abby special. And, now, I think it is from 9:00 to 11:00, they have another special interviewing some of the cast and supporting people. Sorry.

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  11. Lucille says:

    Good night! God bless!

    Liked by 2 people

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