Monday, August 31, 2009

Health Care Fiasco

Watch This
It does not matter if you are a democrat or a republican, what matters that the country does health care right. Watch and listen to what Congressman Mike Rogers says…

Do you really want the government running your health care. Look how they run things: Fannie Mae(bankrupt), Freddie Mac(bankrupt), US Postal System (can’t compete), Social Security (going bankrupt), Medicare (going bankrupt). Why not tune-up and fix the current system. We currently have the best health care in the world. I think government run health care will be the kiss of death!

Why did the stimulus package funnel billions of dollars to ACORN? How does that stimulate the economy? What about this ABC report on John Murtha’s pork laden airport. Watch it… unbelievable!

I don’t believe we can trust the government with our money, and certainly not with our health!

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
Next time, why don’t we just try four years without a president. That might be better for a change.

Quote of the Day
No man needs a vacation so much as the person
who has just had one.
~Elbert Hubbard

Joke of the Day

I had eighteen bottles of whiskey in the cellar and my wife insisted I empty the contents of each bottle down the sink, or else... After careful consideration, I reluctantly agreed and finally proceeded with the unpleasant task. I withdrew the cork from the first bottle and poured the contents down the sink with the exception of one glass, which I drank. Then, I withdrew the cork from the second bottle and did likewise with it, with the exception of one glass, which I drank.

I then withdrew the cork from the third bottle and poured the whiskey down the sink which I drank. I pulled the cork from the fourth bottle down the sink and poured the bottle down the glass, which I drank. I pulled the bottle from the cork of the next and drank one sink out of it, and threw the rest down the glass. I pulled the sink out of the next glass and poured the cork down the bottle. Then, I corked the sink with the glass, bottled the drink and drank the pour.

When I had everything emptied, I steadied the house with one hand, counted the glasses, corks, bottles, and sinks with the other, which were twenty-nine, and as the houses came by I counted them again, and finally I had all the houses in one bottle, which I drank. I'm not under the affluence of incohol as some tinkle peep I am. I'm not half as thunk as you might drink. I fool so feelish I don't know who is me, and the drunker I stand here, the longer I get.

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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Fastest Banjo

Todd Taylor
He is the world’s fastest banjo player. You might want to watch and listen while he sets the world’s record. It’s quite amazing.

I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Enjoy these last days of summer while you can.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
If I have pains and feel bad, I don’t have to make everyone else feel bad too.

Quote of the Day
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
~Robert Byrne

Joke of the Day

A farmer walked into an attorney's office wanting to file for a divorce.

The attorney asked, "May I help you?"

The farmer said, "Yea, I want to get one of those dayvorces."

The attorney said, "Well, do you have any grounds?"

The farmer said, "Yeah, I got about 140 acres."

The attorney said, "No, you don't understand, do you have a case?"

The farmer said, "No, I don't have a Case, but I have a John Deere."

The attorney said, "No, you don't understand, I mean do you have a grudge?"

The farmer said, "Yea, I got a grudge, that's where I park my John Deere."

The attorney said, "No sir, I mean do you have a suit?"

The farmer said, "Yes sir, I got a suit. I wear it to church on Sundays."

The exasperated attorney said, "Well sir, does your wife beat you up or anything?"

The farmer said, "No sir, we both get up about 4:30."

Finally, the attorney says, "Okay, let me put it this way. WHY DO YOU WANT A DIVORCE?"

And the farmer says, "Well, I can never have a meaningful conversation with her."

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Friday, August 28, 2009

August is Almost Gone

Flying By
This year is moving right along. Just a few more days and we will be into September. Fall will be upon us before we know it. We need to enjoy these last warm days of summer.

Kids are Funny
My good friend Mark sent me some funny things that kids say or do in church. I’m showing a few of them for your enjoyment.

A Sunday School teacher decided to have her young class memorize one of the most quoted passages in the Bible - Psalm 23. She gave the youngsters a month to learn the chapter. 

Little Rick was excited about the task--but he just couldn't remember the Psalm. After much practice, he could barely get past the first line.

On the day that the kids were scheduled to recite Psalm 23 in front of the congregation, Ricky was so nervous.

When it was his turn, he stepped up to the microphone and said proudly, 'The Lord is my Shepherd, and that's all I need to know.'

Little Johnny
Little Johnny and his family were having Sunday dinner at his grandmother's house.  Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served.  When Little Johnny received his plate, he started eating right away.

'Johnny! Please wait until we say our prayer.'  said his mother.

'I don't need to,' the boy replied.

'Of course you do.' his mother insisted. 'We always say a prayer before eating at our house.'

'That's at our house.' Johnny explained.  'But this is Grandma's house, and she knows how to cook!'

Lot’s Wife
The Sunday School teacher was describing how Lot's wife looked back and turned into a pillar of salt, when little Jason interrupted, 'My Mommy looked back once while she was driving,' he announced triumphantly, 'and she turned into a telephone pole!'

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
No matter how old we are, no matter how much education we’ve had, and no matter how wise we think we are… we have a lot to learn.

Quotes of the Day
"How can Obama's plan cover 50 million new patients without any new doctors? It can't."
~Dr. Mark J. Cuffe, M.D.

Things ain't what they used to be and
probably never was.
~Will Rogers

Joke of the Day

A man was taking his wife, who was pregnant with twins, to the hospital when his car went out of control and crashed. Upon regaining consciousness, he saw his brother, a relentless world-class practical joker, sitting at his bedside. He asked his brother how his wife was and his brother replied, "Don't worry, everybody is fine and you have a son and a daughter. But the hospital was in a real hurry to get the birth certificates filed and both you and your wife were unconscious so I named them for you."

The husband was thinking to himself, "Oh no, what has he done now?" and said, "Well what did you name them?" The brother replied, "I named the little girl Denise." The husband said, "That's a very pretty name! What did you come up with for my son?" The brother replied, "Denephew."

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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Granddaddy’s Got Maters!

Yep! My Tomatoes Are Coming In
I didn’t get my tomato plants out very early. Dad beat me by at least a month, but now I’ve got tomatoes. I’ve only got 4 plants around my patio, but we’re getting all the tomatoes we need. Here’s a few we picked since returning home from vacation.

Good to be Home
We got back home yesterday from our vacation to the cabin. We had a wonderful time. We had great fun boating, tubing, swimming, and enjoying time with the family. but it’s good to be back home. There’s nothing like your own bed. Your home is your castle.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
When making decisions,
consider others and let love & kindness rule.

Quote of the Day
The cure for anything is salt water -
sweat, tears, or the sea.
~Isak Dinesen

Joke of the Day

A professor of chemistry wanted to teach his 9th grade class a lesson about the evils of liquor, so he produced an experiment that involved a glass of water, a glass of whiskey, and two worms.

"Now, class. Observe closely the worms," said the professor putting a worm first into the water. The worm in the water writhed about, happy as a worm in water could be.

The second worm, he put into the whiskey. It writhed painfully, and quickly sank to the bottom, dead as a doornail.

"Now, what lesson can we derive from this experiment?" the professor asked.

Scott, who naturally sits in back, raised his hand and wisely, responded, "Drink whiskey and you won't get worms."

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Good Morning!

Here I Am
We’re still in Dandridge, TN and it is really quiet here at the cabin. It’s just Beverly and me. We really miss our family that were with us in the past several days.

But now we’re sleeping late enjoying the quietness and beauty of nature around us. There are not many boats on the lake, but there’s a few ducks and a blue heron that hangs around. And we see deer almost every day.

l enjoyed the pool yesterday doing some floating, swimming, and relaxing in the warm rays of the sun. We also drove to Newport yesterday to visit a bait shop that I used to frequent some years ago. I was saddened to learn that the lady that ran the bait & tackle store had died about 2 years ago. The shop has now been taken over by her daughter and son-in-law. It was good to meet them.

No pictures today. This dial up connection is as slow as cold molasses on a frosty morning. We’re going home tomorrow and will then get back to our regular grind.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
If you have a loving family you are rich indeed.

Quote of the Day
Do I love you because you're beautiful,
Or are you beautiful because I love you?
~Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II

Joke of the Day

A young girl who was writing a paper for school came to her father and asked, "Dad, what is the difference between anger and exasperation?"

The father replied, "It is mostly a matter of degree. Let me show you what I mean." With that the father went to the telephone and dialed a number at random. To the man who answered the phone, he said, "Hello, is Melvin there?"

The man answered, "There is no one living here named Melvin. Why don't you learn to look up numbers before you dial them?"

"See," said the father to his daughter. "That man was not a bit happy with our call. He was probably very busy with something and we annoyed him. Now watch...." The father dialed the number again. "Hello, is Melvin there?" asked the father.

"Now look here!" came the heated reply. "You just called this number and I told you that there is no Melvin here! You've got a lot of nerve calling again!" The receiver slammed down hard.

The father turned to his daughter and said, "You see, that was anger. Now I'll show you what exasperation means."

He dialed the same number, and when a violent voice roared, "Hello!" the father calmly said, "Hello, this is Melvin. Have there been any calls for me?"

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Monday, August 24, 2009

Great Family Days

We had a great  time with our family during the past few days. Here are some more pictures.

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I’m Not Posting Again Until this Thursday
Due to not having fast internet access I will not be posting again until this Thursday, August 27. I’ll see you then, unless I get desperate to make a post!

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
This is the first day of the rest of your life!
And it’s okay to laugh and enjoy yourself.
Just remember to be kind to everyone.

Quote of the Day
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
~John Gardner

Joke of the Day

A car was involved in an accident in a street. As expected a large crowd gathered. A newspaper reporter, anxious to get his story could not get near the car.

Being a clever sort, he started shouting loudly, "Let me through! Let me through! I am the son of the victim."

The crowd made way for him.

Lying in front of the car was a donkey.

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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Some Vacation Pictures

We’re having a great time on our vacation. Here’s a few pictures from our past few days enjoying a lake front cabin on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tennessee.

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Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
I like this:
”Faith makes things possible, not easy.”

Quote of the Day
Never wait until tomorrow to hug someone you could hug today,because when you give one, you get one right back your way.
~Author Unknown

Joke of the Day

Employees say:

We, the willing,
Led by the unknowing,
Are doing the impossible
For the ungrateful.

We have done so much
For so long,
With so little,

We are now qualified
To do anything
With nothing.

Employers Say:

It’s hard to find good help.

Thinking of the old days – Do you remember when employees were referred to as “hired hands”? That was in the day employers didn’t want them to think, they just wanted their “hands” to do what they were told.

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Friday, August 21, 2009

True Strength

Golden Power
These two men were competitors of the 6th International Circus Festival in Budapest, 2006. It is an amazing display of strength and each of their feats is even more impressive. When I started watching this the first time, I was ready to click it off… but I was amazed and watched the entire performance.

Vacation at the Cabin

We are enjoying our vacation in Dandridge, Tennessee. I hope to have some pictures to share with you tomorrow showing some of the family having fun together.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
A half-baked idea is okay as long as it's in the oven.

Quote of the Day
You've gotta have hope. 
Without hope life is meaningless. 
Without hope life is meaning less and less. 
~Author Unknown

Joke of the Day

Two young men applied for an engineering position. The two applicants, having the same qualifications, were asked to take a test by the department manager. Upon completion of the test both men missed only one of the questions.

The manager went to the second of the two and said, "Thank you for your interest, but we've decided to give the job to the other final applicant.

The rejected applicant said, "And why would you be doing that? We both got 9 questions correct. May I ask what made you decide to take the other applicant given the same qualifications and the same scores on the test?"

"We have made our decision not on the correct answers, but on the question you missed," the officious manager insisted.

"And just how would one incorrect answer be better than the other?" asked the rejected applicant.

"Simple, the other applicant answered, "I don't know" on question #5. You put down, "Neither do I."

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Advice From An Old Friend

Here’s What They Said

“First I was dying to finish my high school and start college, and then I was dying to finish college and start working.

“Then I was dying to marry and have children. then I was dying for my children to grow up and have grandchildren.

“By then I was dying to retire…

“And now I am really dying….
And suddenly I realized that I forgot to live.

“Please don’t let this happen to you. Appreciate your current situation and enjoy each day.”

Someone said it well…

To make money we lose out health,
And then to restore our health we lose our money…
We live as if we are never going to die,
And we die as if we never lived.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
There are three keys to making a good speech:
A good introduction. A good ending.
And... keeping them close together.

Quote of the Day
Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do. 
~John Wooden

Joke of the Day

"How's your new job at the factory?" one guy asked another.

"I'm not going back there."

"Why not?"

"For several reasons," he answered. "The sloppiness, the shoddy workmanship, the dishonesty, the awful language ... they just couldn't put up with it."


A lumberjack appears for an interview at an Oregon logging camp. 'Watch this!' he says, a chops down two acres of trees in a record setting time.

'That's absolutely incredible,' says the foreman, 'Where did you learn to chop trees like that?'

'In the Sahara Forest.'

'You mean the Sahara Desert.'

'Yeah, NOW.'

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Japanese Illusionist

Check This Out
This guy is good and funny. He really surprises people. He dresses up to be an old guy, but he is really a fairly young guy.

We’re expecting Mandy and Alex to arrive tonight at the cabin. They’re bring Sylvia’s ski boat with them. that will add some fun this week. Sylvia may be with them or may be coming later.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
Housework or yard work, if it is done right,
can kill you.

Quote of the Day
Most folks are about as happy as they
make up their minds to be. 
~Abraham Lincoln

Joke of the Day

A young executive is working late one evening. As he comes out of his office about 8 PM he sees the Big Boss standing by the shredder in the hallway, a piece of paper in his hand.

"Do you know how to work this thing?" the older man asks. "My secretary's gone home and I don't know how to run it."

"Yes, sir," says the young executive, who turns on the machine, takes the paper from the other man, and feeds it in.

"Now," says his boss, "I just need the one copy..."


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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

In Case of a Heart Attack

A Time For Action
I know from experience that it does not pay to wait around. Anytime you suspect you’re having a heart attack, be ready and willing to take action. The following may help you. I received it recently from Eastman’s Health & Wellness Program:


Don't try to "tough out" what might be a heart attack by telling yourself that the symptoms will pass. Call 911 immediately! Every minute matters.

New medications and treatments can sometimes stop heart attacks in their tracks, but you must receive them shortly after symptoms occur. 

Some heart attacks are sudden and intense but most start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort.

Some of the most common signs include chest discomfort (pressure, squeezing, pain); pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach; shortness of breath, nausea, sweating, or light headedness.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
The human mind is an amazing thing. It begins working and controlling our body even before we are born and does all sorts of things throughout life... only to stop functioning the minute we get up to speak.

Quote of the Day
Gratitude is the best attitude.
~Author Unknown

Joke of the Day

A man went into a country grocery store to ask directions to the next town. While in the store he was browsing around, and noticed a lot of salt on the store shelves. On one counter he saw about 50 bags of 2 LB salt. On another he saw what looked like 100 bags of 5 LB salt. In the back of store he saw at least large quantity of 50 LB bags of salt. He peeped into the back room and saw a room that was packed to the ceiling with salt of different type and sizes.

Finally, he told the store keeper, "You must sell a lot of salt?"

The store keeper relied, "No, we don't sell much salt, But, there's a salesman that comes through here about once a month, and he really sells a lot of salt!"

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Monday, August 17, 2009

Kentucky History

History Lesson
I received this the other day from a good friend and I thought it was interesting. You might enjoy it also. I have not confirmed the validity of each of the following statements.

  • 1792 - Kentucky was the first state on the western frontier to join the Union.
  • 1816 - (first promoted) Mammoth Cave , with 336+ miles of mapped passages, is the world's longest cave. It is 379 feet deep and contains at least 5 levels of passages.. It's second only to Niagara Falls as the most popular tourist attraction in the US ... It became a National Park on July 1, 1941.
  • 1856 - The first enamel bathtub was made in Louisville.
  • 1883 - The first electric light bulb was shown in Louisville . Thomas Alva Edison introduced his invention to crowds at the Southern Exposition.
  • 1887 - Mother's Day was first observed in Henderson by teacher Mary S. Wilson. It became a national holiday in 1916.
  • 1893 - 'Happy Birthday to You', probably the most sung song in the world, was written by two Louisville sisters - Mildred and Patricia Hill.
  • Late 19th century - Bibb lettuce was first cultivated by Jack Bibb in Frankfort, Kentucky
  • 1934 - Cheeseburgers were first tasted at Kaelin's Restaurant in Louisville.
  • 1937 - The first Wigwam Village Motel, with units in the shape of a 'teepee', was built by Frank A. Redford in Cave City.
  • The world's largest baseball bat, a full one hundred twenty (120) feet tall and weighing 68,000 pounds, can be seen at the Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville (Jefferson Co.).
  • Chevrolet Corvettes are manufactured only in Bowling Green.
  • Fort Knox holds more than $6 billion worth of gold - the largest amount stored anywhere in the world.
  • The JIF plant in Lexington is the world's largest peanut butter producing facility.
  • Kentucky has more resort parks than any other state in the nation.
  • Middlesboro is the only United States city built inside a meteor crater.
  • Newport is home to The World Peace Bell, the world's largest free-swinging bell.
  • Pike County is the world's largest producer of coal.
  • Pikeville annually leads the nation (per capita) in consumption of Pepsi-Cola.
  • Post-It Notes are made exclusively in Cynthiana, KY
  • Christian County is 'wet', while Bourbon County is 'dry'. ('wet 'sells liquor; 'dry' does not)
  • Barren County has the most fertile land in the state.
  • Lake Cumberland has more miles of shoreline than the state of Florida.

My wife is from Kentucky. She was born and raised in a very small community called Pellville. I used to kid her that Kentucky was home of pretty horses and fast women.

Vacation on the Lake
Beverly and I are leaving later today to go to the cabin in Dandridge. Most the family will be joining us later in the week. We leave our home in good hands with the neighbors on both sides and ADT Security.
Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
Some people don't have a lot to say. Unfortunately you have to listen for quite a while to find that out

Quote of the Day
God understands our prayers even when we can't find the words to say them.
~Author Unknown

Joke of the Day

IGiveUp What is the difference between Bird Flu and Swine Flu?

Answer: For bird flu you need tweetment and for swine flu you need oinkment.

(Thanks, Betty!)

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Saturday, August 15, 2009

Fishing Report and Some Thoughts About E-Mail

A Good Day on Watauga Lake
We enjoyed our day of fishing on Watauga Lake. It was a nice change of pace. And even though we were unfamiliar with the lake we had a good catch. We caught a total of 8 lake trout, releasing 3 to grow larger and bringing 5 home. The 5 we kept weighed 16 1/2 pounds, and the largest trout was 6 1/4 pounds. It was the largest lake trout we have caught to date. Here’s a few pictures we took today (click for a larger view):
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The helicopter above was being used to film a couple of jet skis in action. We enjoyed watching the action as the helicopter would fly sideways a few feet above the surface so the camera man could film the jet skis.

E-Mail Etiquette
The following is just one site I found concerning proper Email Etiquette:

Harness E-mail: E-Mail Etiquette

emailYou can “Google” and find many more links about this  subject. It would be good if all of us were more careful about the email we send out.

Do you have things about email that irks you? Here’s a few of things that get under my skin the most:

  1. Any email that asks you to forward to 10 more people. (Sometimes it says if you do you will have good luck, or if you don’t you will have bad luck.) I never forward this kind of mail.
  2. Any type of chain mail.
  3. Email where I have to open multiple forwarded messages in order to get to the one with what the person wanted to send me. Grrr!
  4. Messages with everything written in all caps. I would prefer everything in lower case.

Here’s another good link:

Email Etiquette 101


God Bless America
Have a great weekend!
Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
God hears the needy prayer.
Trouble is on the horizon if we don’t feel
our need of God’s help and guidance.

Quote of the Day
May the sun shine, all day long,
everything go right, and nothing wrong.
May those you love bring love back to you,
and may all the wishes you wish come true!
~ Irish Blessing

Joke of the Day

Two men were preparing to go hiking in Yosemite National Park. One asked the other why he was putting on a pair of running shoes instead of hiking boots. 'In case we meet a bear.' he replied.

His friend replied, 'That's silly, you can't outrun a bear.'

The man answered, 'I don't have to outrun the bear, I only have to outrun you.'

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Friday, August 14, 2009

All is Well…

The Cabin
thecabin Things have been going OK around our home these past days. We’re excited about going to “the cabin” on Douglas Lake next week. It will be a good vacation for us. Most of our family will be joining us for at least part of the time while we are there.
Our stay at “the cabin” is a gift from our friends, Allen and Claudia, who live in Florida. They are so kind to offer us the use of their cabin.

We met them when Allen and I were both going to NC State College in 1961. Beverly and I lived in Married Student Housing in Apt. E22, and Allen and Claudia live just under us. We have kept in contact through the years. If you are ever interested in renting their cabin, check it out here:

Tennessee Homecoming

We also were good friends with Monk and Lucy, who lived just across the breezeway from us in those Raleigh, NC apartments. We have stayed in touch with them through the years. Monk is a great fisherman, and I owe most of my success today from what I learned from him. He’s still involved in fishing, and has his own website store where he sells all type of fishing equipment. You might want to visit his site sometime:

Gone Fishing Today
GoneFishing2 The weather here has been stormy the earlier part of the week. And you know it would be hard for to go more that a week without fishing. So Doug and Ralph and I will be on the lake sometime this morning if all goes as planned. We may go to Watauga Lake for a change of pace. We tried Watauga a couple of times in the last few years and have done poorly. We’ll decide where to go while we’re on the road.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
You are never poor when you are loved.
Who are you making rich?

Quote of the Day
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Joke of the Day

Two guys who worked together were both laid off, so off they went to the unemployment office. Asked his occupation,the first guy said, "Panty stitcher. I sew the elastic onto cotton panties."

The clerk looked up panty stitcher. Finding it classed as unskilled labor, she gave him $300 a week unemployment pay.

The second guy was asked his occupation. "Diesel fitter, " he replied.

Since diesel fitters was a skilled job, the clerk gave the second guy $600 a week.

When the first guy found out, he was furious. He stormed back in to find out why his friend and co-worker was collecting double his pay.

The clerk explained: Panty stitchers were unskilled and diesel fitters skilled labor.

"What skill?" yelled the panty stitcher. "I sew the elastic on. He pulls on it and say, 'Yep, diesel fitter'. "

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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Boogie Woogie

Remember the Boogie Woogie
I had not heard any boogie woogie in long time. Then out of the blue, my cousin Don sent me the following YouTube video of the Boogie Woogie Man, Tommy Johnson. See if you can sit still and listen to this.

Read about the Boogie Woogie at Wikipedia.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
I’m getting old for sure.
I been to realize that there's a big difference between "good looking" and "looking good”.

Quote of the Day
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
~Winston Churchill

Joke of the Day

Concerning Business Ethics…

A woman same into the butcher shop to buy a chicken for dinner. The butcher had just one chicken left in the ice barrel. He reached in and pulled out a fine looking fowl and placed in carefully on the scales and announced that it weighed 4 pounds.

The woman asked if he had one a little larger. The fast thinking butcher put the chicken back into the barrel and in a few seconds pulled it out again (pretending he had a larger chicken) and placed it on the scales a second time and told her that this one weighed 4 3/4 pounds.

The woman paused... Then announced, 'I'll take both of them!'


Upon seeing an elderly lady for the drafting of her will, the attorney charged her $100. She gave him a $100 bill, not noticing that stuck to it was a second $100 bill.

Immediately the ethical question arose in the attorney's mind: "Do I tell my partner?"

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

US Debt

This Looks Bad
Check out the following link to get better understanding or more confusion about the debt of the USA.

USDebtClock It’s almost frightening to see our US debt. Someone is going to have to pay for this. At the bottom of the clock, be sure and click “About” for more information.

This Also Looks Bad
This is an interesting video about health care in Canada. We certainly don’t want a system like that in the USA. Watch this… it’s worth the time. (Thanks Don!)

We need to make sure we don’t end up with that kind of health care in the US.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
Eat healthy, get some exercise and a little sunshine, don’t worry so much, do something you enjoy, and show kindness to others. That’s my advice for today.

Quote of the Day
I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to.
~Author Unknown

Joke of the Day

A man finds a shoe shop ticket when he is cleaning out his attic. He notices it is 10 years old, and dimly recalls taking a pair of shoes to be resoled at the shoe shop on Market Street.

Next Monday, he decides to see if the store is still in business.

He finds that it is and decides to go in a present the ticket for his shoes. He give the ticket to the cobbler, who silently takes it into the back room.

Finally after hearing some rummaging around, the cobbler returns, and says to the man, 'They'll be ready next Thursday'.

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