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jack1

Location:
Australia


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posted: 23.11.2009 01:03

mr mies stop bitching about the weather and go and live with the lizzie one she says that queensland is the best place in the world no snow there only rain and hot weather O O i forgot thunder and lighting to knock out the computers nothing to worry about anyway she might be back on if the postie is working and not having a sickie/// she said she is coping just on the last of her hair that she is pulling out not been able to get on and give me a hard time /// go live with her fares are cheap just now

Patricia





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posted: 23.11.2009 00:51

Thanks for the cleeks, Webbie. That Eleanor Shanley has such a haunting voice. Thank you, too, for the pronunciation of \"Seanachie\". For once an Irish word sounds pretty much like it is spelled. Kids here sing a song very much like the storyteller\'s tale, it goes:

There was a man by the name of Bill Hall,

He had a goat and that was all.

One day the goat felt very fine,

And ate 6 red shirts right off the line.

Bill took him by his wooly back,

And tied him to the railroad track,

(I can\'t remember the next line, but it ends as follows)

Coughed up a shirt, and flagged down the train.

That goat gets around! Hehehehehe.

Y\'all have a good week,tomorrow\'s Monday.

Pat
Patricia





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posted: 23.11.2009 00:36

Just checked out CAM 5, very fine hillside pic on there, Mark Westlake. Colors are fabulous.

Yes, Mar, that is good news about Steph\'s Bruce coming home, I\'m sure Steph is glad. It will probably be hard for her to be taking care of him herself, now, I know I\'d be a little nervous without the doctors and nursing staff on the premises to fall back on. Just take one day at a time, Steph, you can do it. We are all thinking of you, and you are both still in my prayers.

Patricia





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posted: 23.11.2009 00:14

Hey, Mar. That\'s good news about your knee getting better.

Why, Mr. Mies, Cousin, welcome to the family.

Annette, you had to clean up a spilled box of flour in your kitchen, and you still can see the funny side about Robert throwing dough balls that stick to the walls? You\'re a better man than I am, Gunga Din. Did you ever hear that the way to tell if spaghetti is cooked enough is to throw some of it up against the wall, if it sticks, it\'s done. I wouldn\'t let anyone try that in my kitchen, so I don\'t know if it\'s true or not. Don\'t tell Robert about that. Or Mr. A, either.





Mar





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posted: 22.11.2009 22:33

Apart from this, everything\'s fine here, my knee it better and better everyday, and Pepe is fine too (he adores my mom and sister). I hope you\'re all ok, specially those with health issues around.

Steph, I heard that Bruce is going home, that\'s great news, I hope he\'ll be perfect soon... and you too

Treasa, I hope you\'re also ok

Mick, I hope you\'re a bit more relieved from your mean boss\' pressure :-[

Everyone else, I hope you\'re all fine, I\'ll try to read and answer your last posts quite soon, we\'ll see...

Off to bed now, we\'ll talk soon again, I hope. Take care and have all the fun you can, a huge kiss from your Spanish friend!
Mar





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posted: 22.11.2009 22:29

Hello everyone, I haven\'t forgotten about you all. I promise. I\'ve been busy while engaged to some addictive game in the net... too bad... and specially because the family visits have already started: last Friday my mother and my youngest sister arrived, and they\'ll keep me busy until this coming Friday (today we spent the whole day travelling throught the city in the Touristic Bus); this coming Friday the second of my three sisters arrives with my brother-in-law, until the following weekend, when they leave and the third of my sisters arrives to stay for some more days, so my three sisters will keep me busy here for the next three weeks! I\'ll finish tired but happy, I love to have them here
Annette





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posted: 22.11.2009 21:35

Webbie, thanks for all the interesting cleeks. Just showed Mr A the last one of John Martyn. Impressing voice.

Have a nice start into the new week all.



Annette

Location:
Germany


IP logged Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; de; rv:1.
posted: 22.11.2009 21:35

SSSnnnnooo****www???? Mr. Mies, you dare to tell us about that white stuff!!! ...okay, as long as you keep it for yourself. Happy shoveling.

I \'shoveled\' another white stuff here today. Made a pizza for dinner and my box of flour for the dough fell down and the flour was spreading over the kitchen. Later, Robert laughed about the yeast dough as it was like rubber straps when I tried to roll it out on the baking sheet. As usually he grabbed some of the raw dough to eat but then started to throw tiny balls of it to my tiled backsplash where they stuck to. He\'s just a child yet. But we all know that men will always be children, don\'t we girls? hehehehe

Webbie

Location:
Ireland


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posted: 22.11.2009 16:53

  
Mr Mies

Location:
USA - Washington


IP logged Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv
posted: 22.11.2009 16:46

Sn*w, P*nking Sn*w. Only 1 1/2\" but I had to shovel it. I don\'t have to work, but Caleb has a job now so I took him to work. He\'s been working at our local Wal-Mart for the last week. He\'s been cleaning the fish tanks & re-stacking bags of dog food. It\'s about time & good experience for him. Plus it\'s inside, a good thing today.

Pat-Mike has found common relatives of ours also, so I guess that makes us Cuz\'s too.
Patricia





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posted: 21.11.2009 17:10

Holy Mackerel, good pic on CAM 5, Dee Langevin, but there\'s not enough money in the world to get me on a roller coaster like that one.



That was a nice one you had on there yesterday, too, Webbie. That fountain is probably the most photographed spot in Savannah, which is full of photogenic places.

Bye! I\'m really going, now.

P
Patricia





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posted: 21.11.2009 17:04

Good cleek, Webbie about the storyteller. I had to lsten twice to catch all the words behind the accent, but I will have to find out more about him.

Will you tell us the pronunciation of the Irish word for storyteller, \"Seanachie\" I think.

P
  
Webmaster-Comment:
Shan~ock~quee(n)
The last bit is "queen" without the "n".
"He is a bit of a shannockquee" would do as well.
Patricia





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posted: 21.11.2009 16:55

Thanks, Mies, for adding the juicy parts of Peregrine\'s story. You never read great stuff like that in the history books. You have to dig it up yourself, and it\'s good to share it with other decendents who will enjoy knowing something colorful about their own people who went before.

Sunny and reasonably warm here at the moment, but storms are predicted for this afternoon. I have work to do and errands to run, Y\'all be good.

Pat



Patricia





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posted: 21.11.2009 16:37

Mike CA, did you get any photos on the zepelin flight? That sounds like fun.

Mr. Mies, love your interesting Peregrine. I think the naughty ones and the whackos in family histories are the most interesting of them all to know about, a bunch of law-abiding, dull, upright robots isn\'t any fun at all to research. Finding out about a little bit of creative deviltry is great.

That\'s why Mike CA and I are \"Cousins\", we have a rogue Irishman named McCall in both of our family histories, by dates and locations could have been one and the same, who did my great-grandmother wrong, and moved on to check out the ladies in Ohio, I think it was, and begot Mike CA\'s line. Maybe true, maybe not. Fun to think it is, though.

Mike

Location:
USA - California


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posted: 21.11.2009 15:08

Good Day to all my GB friends

cool and clear today..I took the Zepplen tour of LA yesterday...what a great thing to fly in, it was like being on a sail boat in the air..you float along no noise and a view of the world below.

Have a great day all



Mike N California
Webbie

Location:
Ireland


IP logged Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1;
posted: 21.11.2009 13:45

Mies again





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posted: 21.11.2009 06:26

hmmmmm, I guess it runs in the family...



HAVE A GOOD WEEKEND YA ALL

Mies

Location:
USA - Washington


IP logged Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv
posted: 21.11.2009 06:22

Apparently Paregrine\'s family did other \"firsts\". Soon after the landing, his father died, and his mother remarried to Edward Winslow. It was the first wedding in the New World. Winslow later adopted Peregrine and made him an heir.

But, I guess he was somewhat of a bad boy in his younger years...As the article I read said: he appears to have had a dissolute youth, and was brought before the local court for \"fornication before marriage\" with his future wife Sarah. (that\'s how it was worded). It didn\'t give any details, like if it was in the back seat of Chevy or Ford
  
Webmaster-Comment: ...OMG...the shame of it...and you guys have never lived that down......lorl....."a blotch on the family of Scutcheon". German students please copy....lol
Mr Mies

Location:
USA - Washington


IP logged Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv
posted: 21.11.2009 03:24

Today is the birthday of Peregrine White, in 1620, the first child born in the new world, on board the ship Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor.

Why do I know this you ask

My Aunt Joanne has traced our family tree & we are somehow related to Peregrine. This is how she became a member of the Mayflower Society. It was news to me until she called me tonight to tell me about him & an article in our local newspaper & fishrag today. (No offence Mick)

Mr Mies

Location:
USA - Washington


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posted: 20.11.2009 23:10

Opps that should have been \"our Gypsys\"
Mr Mies

Location:
USA - Washington


IP logged Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1;
posted: 20.11.2009 22:13

Yeah what Mies said, not much difference between or Gypsys & the Mafia. They buy used cars from our company, 2-3years old & very high mileage, always paid for with cash. Several times we have been contacted by the DMV because of discrepancys in the mileage on the speedometer not matching what was recorded when the title was transfered. Their answer is always \"the speedometer had to be replaced\" etc.etc.
Patricia





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posted: 20.11.2009 19:54

I enjoyed the cleeks, Webbie.

Didn\'t know about \"lilting\", that\'s fun. Thanks.



P
Patricia





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posted: 20.11.2009 19:36

Mornin\'...

Oops, it\'s afternoon. I\'m behind myself, slept late this morning because couldn\'t get to sleep last night. Happens sometimes, though usually I\'m a championship sleeper.

Mies...Hey grrrrrl. Sounds like a hard-to-deal-with Gypsy band you\'ve got out there. I spent a spare hour yesterday kind of reading up on the history and culture of the race, and they do seem to be a race, and though that doesn\'t make me an expert by any means, the differences from mainstream attitudes and customs within their group that I was reading about were striking. I try never to disrespect any one\'s cultural beliefs, but sometimes that takes a little effort.

Continued...

Patricia





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posted: 20.11.2009 19:35



Cont.

The main current hoo-ha about them is the well publicized wedding of two young gypsy girls, one in Ireland and one in the U.K.. One hundred thousand Euro weddings, they were, and to my taste, much too flamboyant all around, but the things that took the most flak in the pages and pages on the connected blogs, were the brides\' dresses. One had a white lace cropped top and a miniskirt, and the other had an incredibly big-skirted, pouffy, tulle dress that she completely disappeared into when she sat down. Only her head and, errr, her figure?, her feminine contours?,...oh well, I\'ll say it...her boobs stuck out. And the rest of the bridal party was dressed in day-glo orange. That would be a little over the top in my culture, but, hey, who am I to criticise any body else\'s taste when they have, and are entitled to, their own culturally accepted ideas? Those girls looked beautiful in a kind of exotic way, even to me.

Continued...

Patricia





IP logged Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1;
posted: 20.11.2009 19:34

Cont.

But what was sad to me were the very unkind remarks being written about the dresses, saying that these two looked like sluts and streetwalkers, which was about the mildest one I read. These were very young girls, children, really, just days over 16, quite lovely and very happy, seemingly, to be expressing what is acceptable in their world. In my world, it is unacceptable to call children ugly names, and ugly in the extreme to write them for all the world to read.

Continued...