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( in culture, humor )

Credit Card Bill In March 1992 a man living in Newtown near Boston, Massachusetts received a bill for his as yet unused credit card stating that he owed $0.00. He ignored it and threw it away.In April he received another and threw that one away too. The following month the credit card company sent ... read more

special-k-cereal.jpg cereal

( in culture, humor, food )

I think I'm addicted to cereal, I said. Addicted? she asked. Yeah, I'm gonna hit the street looking for my latest fix.And by 'street,' you mean Aisle 3 at Kroger, right?Don't question my street cred! ... read more

ball-bat-plate.png parents code of ethics

( in culture, humor, sports )

Signing my daughter up for softball, I had to laugh at this (stripped down) Parents Code of Ethics:I will encourage good sportsmanshipI will place the emotional and physical well-being of my child ahead of my personal desire to win.I will remember that the game is for the youth - not adults. I gues ... read more

mike tyson speaks with robert f kennedy jr about big pharma

( in life, health, covid, vaccines )

He points out all the vaccine companies are serial felons for past dangerous drugs, but chose vaccines because they can't be sued. See Mike Tyson Speaks With Robert F Kennedy Jr About Big Pharma ... read more

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( in culture, humor )

How do these people survive? Recently, when I went to McDonald's I saw on the menu that you could have an order of 6, 9 or 12 Chicken McNuggets. I asked for a half dozen nuggets. We don't have half dozen nuggets, said the teenager at the counter. You don't? ... read more

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feds book 11 hotels to handle fortyfold increase in illegal immigration ( in education, news )

2022-01-20 -- Western Standard A stunning rise in the number of illegal immigrants forced the feds to book 11 hotels in Quebec to house them, saysBlacklocks Reporter.... ... read more

david grimes, "science for sale," and how democrats continue to fail on wireless science, health, and environment ( in education, news )

2022-01-19 -- By Patricia Burke, Top Image Courtesy Flo Freshman Within the dynamic of perpetrator, victim, accuser, and abuser, the U.S. liberal democratic party and left-leaning environmental groups are fond of perceiving themselves as the knights-in-shining-armor/good guys. For a few years, ... read more

ncaa updates trans athlete policy after lia thomas swept up women's swimming titles ( in education, news )

2022-01-20 -- The NCAA changed its policy on transgender athlete participation Wednesday as concern mounted over swimmer Lia Thomas, a biological male, identifying as a woman and dominating the ... read more

biden regime withholds secret iran agreement from congress ( in education, news )

2022-01-25 -- Free Beacon -- by Adam Kredo The Biden administration is withholding a secret agreement with Iran from Congress as negotiations over a revamped nuclear deal... ... read more

lawsuit: 99.7 percent of kids banned from school under covid rules were healthy ( in education, news )

2022-01-20 -- (THE FEDERALIST) An Indiana judge is allowing a parent lawsuit against the governors mask and quarantine rules for schools to move ahead as efforts to end the science-defying, child-harming mandates stall in the state legislature. Last week an Indiana judge ruled that the parent ... read more

culture

you cannot simply build your own free-speech version of twitter ( in culture, tech, internet, social )

"To build an alternate social media website with a dissenting moderation policy, you must first invent the universe. Good luck." theamericanconservative.com ... read more

natalia holmes photography and videos ( in culture, photography )

Natalia Holmes travel photography and videography on YouTube, InstaGram and Pinterest. ... read more

semmy quotes ( in culture, writing, books, novels )

"Don't be scared when you feel you are about to die. You're not frightened when you wake up in the morning, are you? Pretty much the same thing. 'Life is but a dream!'""We are from beyond the Pleiades, in the eighth dimension...when we're not slumming it down here in ... read more

carl jung quote ( in culture, quotes, philosophy )

"...it is not famine, not earthquakes, not microbes, not cancer but man himself who is man's greatest danger to man, for the simple reason that there is no adequate protection against psychic epidemics, which are infinitely more devastating than the worst of natural catastrophes ... read more

1-2-3 day ( in culture, writing, blog, bill )

Today is 1-2-3 day! January 23. Exciting, right? Just think, twenty-six years from today it'll be 1-2-3-4-5 day! I'll probably be dead by then, but somebody will enjoy it! ... read more

family

an entire week with elizabeth ( in family, holmes, elizabeth )

You will not believe what I've been through! :) Okay, maybe it's not been that bad. You single parents out there are laughing at me, I'm sure. But I went an entire week taking care of Elizabeth, our 4 year old, while Tara not only had to work all week, but also came down with a cold. ... read more

adopted ( in family, adoption, pets )

Franklin has been adopted!Our daughter was sad to see him go, but he's now in a good home. And they're close to us, so she might get to visit sometimes. ... read more

links to all holmes family adoption posts ( in family, holmes, adoption )

This time next week.... - Preparation - The day before - Travel day - In the air - We're in Moscow - Moscow - Check out time - We're in Astrakhan - It's only Monday? - What a day... - Tuesday () - It's a girl! It's a girl! - Wednesday - Thursday - Great visit - Sights of Astrakhan - ... read more

holmes family newsletter vol 2 no 10 ( in family, holmes, newsletter )

Things You Need To Know Vol. 2, No. 10, July 16, 1990 "Pioneer Portuguese" now available World famous Portuguese histo ... read more

sunday ride ( in family, holmes, elizabeth )

Elizabeth dragged me onto another one of her outings this morning. If nothing else, she keeps me in shape. This time, she was on her motorized scooter (the kind you stand on), while I rode my bicycle. No fair making the old man use pedal power while she rides a scooter, giving only h ... read more

life

rare mineral can remove harmful toxins & heavy metals with just 30 seconds a day ( in life, health, therapy )

"These days many people are struggling with fatigue, heart and respiratory issues, brain fog and memory challenges, and on top of that, cancer rates are increasing year after year. At times these issues can be a result of cumulative stress and emotional trauma, and other times ... read more

aetna reverses its decision ( in life, health, insurance )

My insurance company, Aetna, which denied a $10,000 medical claim last year, has finally reversed its decision (after my second appeal) and decided to process the claim again. Woo-hoo!Let's see how it actually shakes out, though, before I get too excited. ... read more

in support of turtles ( in life, animals, turtles )

My mom is retired, & she spends her winters volunteering at a sea turtle rescue center in south Texas. The cold snap is stunning the local turtles & they're doing a lot of rescues. She sent me this photo today of the back of her Subaru. It's literally turtles all the way do ... read more

why borrow when you can print your own money? ( in life, money, politics )

Why is the US Government borrowing money at interest from a private bank (the Fed) when Article 1, Section 8 of the US Constitution allows the US Government to create its own money, interest-free? ... read more

the virtual recovery ( in life, money, economy )

"... the low 2011 real median household income is the summation, in most cases, of two household earners, whereas in 1967-68 one earner could produce the same real income. ... when both husband and wife have to work in order to maintain the same purchasing power, household incom ... read more

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