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Happy Veterans Day

Thank you for your service to all those who've served

 


You're welcome, Debbie!  (A week late)   :smileyhappy:

 

Jeff

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dhaupt wrote:

Happy Veterans Day

Thank you for your service to all those who've served

 


You're welcome, Debbie!  (A week late)   :smileyhappy:

 

Jeff


Good to see you Jeff

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Happy Monday Everyone!!!

 

 

“Don’t let it be forgot,
that once there was a spot,
for one brief shining moment
that was known as Camelot.”


~ from the musical Camelot

Said to be President John F Kennedy’s favorite musical, Camelot is a 1967 film about the marriage of England’s King Arthur to Guinevere. His life of public service and his private life was often referred to as a Camelot.

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Happy Hump Day!

 

“Children are a wonderful gift.
They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things
and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.”

~ Desmond Tutu

 

Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. He was the first black South African Archbishop of Cape Town and primate of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa (now the Anglican Church of Southern Africa)…source

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“Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.”

~ Dale Carnegie

 

Dale Breckenridge Carnegie, (Nov. 24, 1888 – Nov. 1, 1955) An American writer, lecturer and developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills. He was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People, first published in 1936,..Source | More

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Happy Monday before Turkey Day

Here's a thought from Coco Chanel

 

“In order to be irreplaceable,
one must always be different.”

coco-chanel.png~ Coco Chanel

 

Gabrielle “Coco” Bonheur Chanel (August 19, 1883 – January 10, 1971) was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century. A prolific fashion creator, Chanel’s influence extended beyond couture clothing. Her design aesthetic was realized in jewelry, handbags, and fragrance. Her signature scent, Chanel No. 5, has become an iconic product… source

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Happy Monday, here's a Zen thought for the day that most of us in the US will need on this Cyber Monday 

 

“A closed mouth gathers no foot.”
~ Zen Proverb

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Happy Cyber Monday, everyone! 

 

Now quit wasting your employer's server's resources shopping and get back to work!  :smileyvery-happy:

 

Jeff 

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Happy Cyber Monday, everyone! 

 

Now quit wasting your employer's server's resources shopping and get back to work!  :smileyvery-happy:

 

Jeff 


:smileywink:

 

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Here's our Tuesday thought from The Science Guy

 

“Everyone you will ever meet
knows something you don’t.” 

Bill-Nye-the-Science-Guy1-179x300.jpg~ Bill Nye

 

 

 

*William Sanford “Bill” Nye

Born:  November 27, 1955

popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, comedian, television host, actor, and writer, who began his career as a mechanical engineer at Boeing.

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The Biggest Deals on the Best Books

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/holiday-nook-books-sale/379004140

 

This is a link to the latest B&N Book Sale.  It is posted on the Nook Discussion board and I thought I would pass it along. Looks like some really good choices and quite a few for $1.99.

 

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http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/holiday-nook-books-sale/379004140

 

This is a link to the latest B&N Book Sale.  It is posted on the Nook Discussion board and I thought I would pass it along. Looks like some really good choices and quite a few for $1.99.

 


Cool thank TarHeelGirl :smileyhappy:

thanks for thinking of us here

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Here's a thought from Carl Sagan you've heard of him billions and billions of times :smileywink:

 

“Somewhere,
something incredible
is waiting to be known.”

Carl-Sagan.png~ Carl Sagan

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer and science communicator in astronomy and natural sciences…Source

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Happy Monday here's another thought brought to us by Coco

 

“Success is most often achieved by those
who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”

coco-chanel.png~ Coco Chanel

 

Gabrielle “Coco” Bonheur Chanel (August 19, 1883 – January 10, 1971) was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century… source

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Tuesday's thought

 

“Work for a cause, not for applause.
Live your life to express, not to impress,
don’t strive to make your presence noticed,
just make your absence felt.”

Author Unknown

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Here's Wednesday's thought for the day

“You’re never as good
as everyone tells you when you win,
and you’re never as bad
as they say when you lose.”

~ Lou Holtz

 

Louis Leo “Lou” Holtz (born January 6, 1937) is a retired American football coach, and active sportscaster, author, and motivational speaker…more

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Perfect thought for the day around the Holidays from Mary Poppins :smileyhappy:

 

“In every job that must be done,
there is an element of fun.
You find the fun and
- SNAP -
the job’s a game! “

Mary-Poppins.png~ Mary Poppins

 

Mary Poppins is the title character of a series of children’s books written by P. L. Travers. The books center on a magical English nanny. Mary Poppins is blown by the East wind to Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane, London, and into the Banks’ household to care for their children. The books were adapted in 1964 into a musical film titled Mary Poppins from Walt Disney studios starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke…source

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Our Sunday thought is brought by one of my favorites

Enjoy your day!!

 

The true harvest of my daily life
is somewhat as intangible and indescribable
as the tints of morning or evening.
It is a little star dust caught,
a segment of the rainbow
which I have clutched.

Henry-David-Thoreau.pngHenry David Thoreau

 

Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 - May 6, 1862) (aged 44) An American author, poet, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state…Source | More

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Ah Monday's how I hate thee LOL :smileywink:

 

 

“Whenever you find yourself
doubting how far you can go,
just remember how far you have come.
Remember everything you have faced,
all the battles you have won,
and all the fears you have overcome.”

~ Author Unknown

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Happy Tuesday

 

“Darkness is drawn to light,
but light does not know it;
light must absorb the darkness
and therefore meet its own extinguishment.”
~ Edna O’Brien

 

Edna O’Brien (born 15 December 1930) is an Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet and short story writer…Wikipedia