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#858273 - 12/22/12 11:10 PM Suddenly Sunday
gymcandy1 Offline
Sonic Boomer

Registered: 04/24/05
Posts: 32192
Loc: Calera, Oklahoma
"A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedence, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down."
Robert Charles Benchley

On reaching his plane seat a man is surprised to see a parrot strapped in next to him. He asks the stewardess for a coffee where upon the parrot squawks "And get me a whisky you cow!" The stewardess, flustered, brings back a whisky for the parrot and forgets the coffee.

When this omission is pointed out to her the parrot drains its glass and bawls "And get me another whisky you idiot". Quite upset, the girl comes back shaking with another whisky but still no coffee.

Unaccustomed to such slackness the man tries the parrot's approach "I've asked you twice for a coffee, go and get it now or I'll kick you".

The next moment, both he and the parrot have been wrenched up and thrown out of the emergency exit by two burly stewards. Plunging downwards the parrot turns to him and says "For someone who can't fly, you complain too much!"

At the airport for a business trip, I settled down to wait for the boarding announcement at Gate 35. Then I heard the voice on the public address system saying, "We apologize for the inconvenience, but Delta Flight 570 will board from Gate 41."

So my family picked up our luggage and carried it over to Gate 41. Not ten minutes later the public address voice told us that Flight 570 would in fact be boarding from Gate 35.

So, again, we gathered our carry-on luggage and returned to the original gate. Just as we were settling down, the public address voice spoke again: "Thank you for participating in Delta's physical fitness program.


Takeoff's are optional. Landings are mandatory.

Flying is not dangerous; crashing is dangerous.

Speed is life, altitude is life insurance. No one has ever collided with the sky.

The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire.

Flying is the second greatest thrill known to man. Landing is the first!

Everyone knows a 'good' landing is one from which you can walk away. But a 'great landing is one after which you can use the airplane again.

The probability of survival is equal to the angle of arrival.

Was that a landing or were we shot down?

Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make all of them yourself.

Trust your captain.... but keep your seat belt securely fastened.

Be nice to your first officer, he may be your captain at your next airline.

Any attempt to stretch fuel is guaranteed to increase headwind.

A pilot is a confused soul who talks about women when he's flying, and about flying when he's with a woman.

Try to keep the number of your landings equal to the number of your takeoffs.

There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots, but there are no old, bold, pilots!

Gravity never loses! The best you can hope for is a draw!

Gravity SUCKS!!

At a recent software engineering management course in the US, the participants were given an awkward question to answer. "If you had just boarded an airliner and discovered that your team of programmers had been responsible for the flight control software how many of you would disembark immediately?"

Among the ensuing forest of raised hands, only one man sat motionless. When asked what he would do, he replied that he would be quite content to stay onboard.

With his team's software, he said, the plane was unlikely to even taxi as far as the runway, let alone take off.

Goooood morning BOOMERLAND!!! rah

Now that you're all awake, feel free to talk amongst yourselves.

If you have an awesome day of gaming planned, I'm sure everyone would like to hear about it.

I'm only kidding.

No one wants to hear about it.

Did I say that outloud? oops

Hey it's Sunday, and I'm off again!!!

WOW Two days in a row. shocked

I need to mark this joyous occasion by not doing any work all day.

Hmmm now there's a thought. Not doing any work on your day off. think

Why didn't I think of that before?

Being totally at leisure for two whole dog gone days.

Being an absolute couch potato while off.

I think I could really get into this laziness thing. grinch

I may not even brush my teeth all stinking day long.

I may be so lazy I'll have someone else chew my food for me. sick

Maybe not.

I might keep my eyes closed all day, and have someone else describe what I'm looking at.

Hmmmmm...That could really come in handy if I happen to be looking towards my sister. scared

Naa! I guess it's all kinda a lame idea.

It didn't work when I tried it before.

My boss got upset with me.

Of course there's a slight difference between not working at home, and not working at work. duh12

Have a fairly happy day everyone.

I mean a very happy day. snicker


Edited by gymcandy1 (12/22/12 11:14 PM)
There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.

William Butler Yeats

#858282 - 12/23/12 12:35 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
BrownEyedTigre Offline
The Sassy Administrator PR Liaison
Sonic Boomer

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 75353
Loc: In the Naughty Corner
lol12 Enjoy your day off Joe and hope that it's everything you want it to be. hearts

My day will be a repeat of today. If I think I can squeeze it in I may go take my Sunday morning weights class. Otherwise it's work and walk the dogs in the woods. Life is good.

Have a great day everyone!
Don't feed the Trolls

#858288 - 12/23/12 02:05 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
venus Offline
Staff Reviewer
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 03/07/09
Posts: 7728
Loc: Arcadia (twin world of Stark)
Have a great day Joe, Ana and all who come in after me. wave12

It is way too early to be up and getting ready for work. I have to be there at three, which means I was up at 1:30. At least I get off early in the day, but it's still going to be a long day. I need a vacation. lol12

Okay, have to run. Have a terrific Sunday, everyone. winter
Interrogator: [True or false?] All mangoes are golden. Nothing golden is cheap. Conclusion - all mangoes are cheap.

Helena: Where are these mangoes?

#858293 - 12/23/12 04:27 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: venus]
cailyn Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 01/08/06
Posts: 6145
Loc: Somewhere ? in Massachusetts?
Good morning Joe,Ana,Venus and all who follow wave12Venus hope your work day goes by fast and your home in no time,Coffee and Birthday cake for L4LHave a great day eveyone holidays
I may not have gone where I intended to go,but I think I have ended up where I need to be.


#858299 - 12/23/12 05:26 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Kaki's Sister Offline
True Blue Boomer

Registered: 11/21/04
Posts: 22787
Loc: Marlborough USA
broccoli12 Good Morning Joe, Ana, venus and Cailyn. Joe how about some arrow hunting and maybe watch some football! Enjoy your day off! Ana a walk in the woods with the dogs sounds nice. Enjoy. Venus don't work to hard! Cailyn thanks for the coffee. Always a pleasure to have it ready in the Diner! Happy Day wished for all! broccoli12

#858303 - 12/23/12 05:32 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: Kaki's Sister]
cailyn Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 01/08/06
Posts: 6145
Loc: Somewhere ? in Massachusetts?
Hi Gerry,how are you doing?Are you all ready for Xmas?Wishing you and your family a Very Merry Christmas broccoli12 presents12
I may not have gone where I intended to go,but I think I have ended up where I need to be.


#858304 - 12/23/12 05:41 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Kaki's Sister Offline
True Blue Boomer

Registered: 11/21/04
Posts: 22787
Loc: Marlborough USA
winter christmas Merry Christmas to you to Sue! I'm ready and I'm sure you are too. You are a very special lady. I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas! Take Care! christmas winter

#858310 - 12/23/12 06:07 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Midge Offline
Graduate Boomer

Registered: 04/30/00
Posts: 15612
Loc: Massachusetts
Good morning. I have another early work schedule this morning. Not as early as venus. Gawwd, that's early. christmas everyone. Hope you all got your shopping. Got to get going. Oh, don't forget to exercise. smile12

Midgie hearts
Just do it.

#858315 - 12/23/12 07:58 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
connie Offline
Adept Boomer

Registered: 07/12/02
Posts: 10254
Loc: winter springs fl.
Good morning everyone. birthday L4L, Birthday Cupcakes in the NC. Breakfast out this morning and a trip to Sam's for Croisants for Christmas and Christmas Eve. christmas all my Diner family. To all here and all who follow, have a Wonderful Sunday. Quite chilly here, in the 30's. shiver Danish, Cheese Omelets, Hash Browns, English Muffins, and Hot Chocolate in the NC. winter

#858344 - 12/23/12 10:57 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: connie]
gymcandy1 Offline
Sonic Boomer

Registered: 04/24/05
Posts: 32192
Loc: Calera, Oklahoma
Good morning everybody. christmas

Nobody will EVER accuse me of doing my Christmas shopping too early. lol12

I'm on my way out the door. presents12

See y'all later. santa

There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.

William Butler Yeats

#858350 - 12/23/12 11:11 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
GBC Offline
Graduate Boomer

Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 18262
Loc: Massachusetts
Good Morning Boomers

birthday L4L. Enjoy your day!

Joe, ana, Venus, Gerry, Midgie, connie, and all who enter....I'm wishing a wonderful day and hope everyone is ready for Christmas.

Have to miss Church this morning as I put in a load of clothes and the washer decided it didn't want to wash them this morning. Water all over the cellar. (indoor pool. LOL! )

Be back later on, Need coffee!!!

#858359 - 12/23/12 11:44 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Sorta Blonde Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 11/29/04
Posts: 9561
Loc: San Diego, CA
Still cold, surprise. Actually changing my bed comforter helped. Went from the 'summer' one to the 'winter' one and all was snuggly and warm. I like to keep a window open in the bedroom no matter what weather so cold air is great if it's only on your head and the rest of you is wrapped in warm bedding. Yup, heavenly.

Last night or rather early this morning, noises outside. Several people laughing and walking around at the corner, getting into 3 cars. Have no idea what it was, and I think they all came from down the 'sidewalk in progress' street. 2:30 am is a bit late for a party to end? Dunno, but after I decided they weren't graffiti experts or vandals I went back to sleep. They piled in cars and left much too slowly to have been up to any funny business. Oh well, will take a walk today and see if anything looks amiss on the street.

Blocked the 'raccoon access' hole on the side of my deck and hopefully they will not reappear. It's been over a week now with no 'sightings'. They can get in and out on the other side if they need to, but it's less hidden. Hope mom and babies are somewhere warm and dry back 'home'. Will probably see one of the females next spring with a new litter. Ugh. Saving on cat food since they stopped eating it all up every night. AND now it's possum mating season. Can hardly wait for the tiny babies to appear from under the deck. I keep the feeder close to the gap in the deck that goes around a huge tree (had it built around it cause I didn't want to ruin my shade). They crawl out, eat fast and dive back. Sheltered from birds of prey if they are quick (umbrella over feeder hides them). I'm waaaay to into saving wildlife. Oh well, someone has to do it. Might as well be ME.
WARNING! This person is extremely blonde...please type SLOWLY.

#858370 - 12/23/12 11:55 AM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: Sorta Blonde]
Gimli Offline
Addicted Boomer

Registered: 06/15/05
Posts: 2315
Loc: Switzerland
Good morning Boomies

Thank you all for your coments on my arty Christmas tree...

Internet is on and off today, so this is a quick hello and goodbye for today. Hope to see you tomorrow again.

Happy Birthday L4L!!!!!!!!

Off we go........
"You ask me what life is. That's like asking me what a carrot is. A carrot is a carrot is a carrot" (A. Chekhov)

#858385 - 12/23/12 12:49 PM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: Gimli]
Darlene Offline
Adept Boomer

Registered: 02/10/00
Posts: 10371
Loc: Southern California
wave12 Howdy ho, sweet Joe! Thanks for the openers! Enjoy your day off and have a happy, happy Sunday!

Good morning, sweet 'Boomies!

birthday L4L!

Never got to church yesterday, so we're going to late service this morning. Then, it's Christmas wrapping. Later, I'm making my Greek pasta dish, with shrimp, cherry tomatoes, Kalamata olives, and Feta. Pair with Retsina! Fab-U-Lous!

So looking forward to Christmas. My sis, BIL, and niece from Wisconsin are flying out today and we will all be at my nephew's for Christmas. It will be a house full, and I'm loving that!

Mum is too fragile to fly anymore, so Brother #2 and SIL are flying to Wisconsin to be with her... hearts

Alrighty, gotta skoosh! See you later!
Woohoo and booyah! smile Have an easy peasy day!

#858386 - 12/23/12 12:52 PM Re: Suddenly Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
auntiegram Offline
Adept Boomer

Registered: 06/10/06
Posts: 14623
Loc: northern Wisconsin
Happy Eve of Christmas Eve!!!

birthday L4l!!!

Joe enjoy the day off and happy hunting!! Thanks for the laughs.

Ana hope the project is going good and not over whelming. Have a nice run with the dogs and hope you can find the time for weight class!

wave12 Cailyn, Gerry, venus, Midge, Sorta!! Have a lovely day!

Oh No Gail!!! Sorry the washer has gone on strick. May the mess clean up quickly for ya. HUGS!

Connie thanks for the treats! Enjoy breakfast and the walk. Happy shopping!!

Oh Evelyne sorry the net has decided to play peek-a-boo today! Have a lovely day and see ya when the net is behaving!!


Darlene enjoy church and have a lovely day and fun wrapping!! Prayers for the Band around those traveling that they have safe travels!!!

Edited by auntiegram (12/23/12 12:55 PM)
Edit Reason: Darlene sneeked in

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