Friday, December 12, 2014

Disappointed

***I'm really disappointed in the Republican-controlled house for passing this gargantuan budget bill.

Passage in the House followed hours of urgent appeals from an unlikely alliance: President Obama and House GOP leadership.

That's all I needed to see to know it sucked. The more I learn about it, the more I see I'm right.

***What does it say about the Democrats that their frontrunners for 2016 are Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren? Nothing we don't already know.


***Has there ever been a more clueless Pope when it comes to doctrine?


***Gold medalist Scott Hamilton and his wife adopt two Haitian children. He's my all-time favorite skater - such fun to watch!

Gold-medal-winning Olympian Scott Hamilton and his wife, Tracie, recently doubled the number of children in their family. The couple, who already have two biological children, adopted a brother and sister from Haiti, reports The Today Show.
The Hamiltons first learned of Evelyne, 11, and Jean Paul, 13, two years ago in the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit the island nation through Tracie’s volunteer work. Tracie quickly fell in love with the pair after visiting one particular Hatian orphanage.

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***This is fascinating. A Paul Revere era time capsule.

Another centuries-old time capsule is currently being unearthed, this time at the new State House, by a Museum of Fine Arts Conservator. According to The Boston Globe, four coins fell from a box found in a cornerstone of the building this morning as it was liberated from the block.
The 219-year-old capsule— a green box believed to contain Revere-era items— was concealed by Governor Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and William Scollay when the building was constructed in 1795. The reveal comes less than two months after historians discovered a time capsule inside the lion statue atop Old State House when it was taken down for cleaning.

Can't wait to see what's in there.

***Pun-tification:

* I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.
* Police were called to a daycare where a three-year-old was resisting a rest.
* Did you hear about the guy whose whole left side was cut off? He's all right now.
* The roundest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference.
* To write with a broken pencil is pointless. 

ar ar ar...

***Love this picture:
Christmas


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On the Ning Nang Nong
by Spike Milligan

On the Ning Nang Nong
Where the Cows go Bong!
and the monkeys all say BOO!
There's a Nong Nang Ning
Where the trees go Ping!
And the tea pots jibber jabber joo.
On the Nong Ning Nang
All the mice go Clang
And you just can't catch 'em when they do!
So its Ning Nang Nong
Cows go Bong!
Nong Nang Ning
Trees go ping
Nong Ning Nang
The mice go Clang
What a noisy place to belong
is the Ning Nang Ning Nang Nong!!



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dogs,kids,grumpy

 
 ***The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. ~Burton Hillis

***Have a great day!
 

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