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Some child is telling MOM that a cow stole his car!
May as well milk this one before releasing her.
This looked like a great spot to see from.
If he only looked to his left, he could see the open window.
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What could have been so good in there.
The second part of the title. (16 comments)
Memorial day is almost over. Will we remember tomorrow? - 05/30/11 07:51 PM
It is very sad that so many people have no REAL idea what Memorial Day is about. The school kids should all know, but even many of them do not. So the news will plaster all of the good deeds that the Politicians do today and others, but what about tomorrow? What about a week from today, or a month or even longer. Men and women gave their lives and some were disfigured for life. But we only kinda think of them one day a year. One day a year so that the rest of us can be free. I wonder (11 comments)
Sunday Funny - 05/29/11 02:50 PM
I saw a guy wearing a cowboy boots and this came to mind... Roy saved his money and finally was able to by the cowboy boots he wanted. He was so proud that he wore them home. Upon arriving home he asked his wife if she noticed anything different about him. "Nope" she said. Upset he went into the bedroom and took off all of his clothes and left on his boots. He again asked his wife if she noticed anything different about him. "No! It was hanging down yesterday,, it is hanging today and it will be hanging tomorrow." "It (8 comments)
Heaven and Hell - 05/28/11 12:26 PM
This hits home this week with the problems I have had. IN HEAVEN: The cooks are FrenchThe police are EnglishThe mechanics GermanThe Lovers are ItalianThe Bankers are Swiss IN HELL: The cooks are EnglishThe police are GermanThe mechanics are FrenchThe Lovers are SwissThe Bankers are Italian In Computer Heaven: The management is from IntelThe design and construction is from AppleThe Marketing is done by MicrosoftIBM provides supportGateway determines the Pricing In Computer Hell: The management is from AppleThe design and construction is from MicrosoftIBM handles marketingThe support is ffom GatewayIntel sets the price. (8 comments)
What would our world be like without fast food? - 05/27/11 06:40 PM
The Holiday weekend is upon us and looking from the sky I bet we look like a bunch of ants scurrying around. Years ago, we packed a lunch to eat on the way. If we were lucky we were able to stop at a local dinner somewhere and have a sit down meal, but that ment we had to spend at least on hour that we didn't always have. Today, we pull into a place like this...
And we order our meal from a speaker and eat on the run. Time elapsed about 10 minutes if things are busy. I (8 comments)
The price is high, but still a competative market. - 05/27/11 05:25 PM
Gasoline! The price is high, but many of the stations are offering incentives and coupons. One of our local stations sends out gas coupons along with other specials. they will even take competitor coupons. Others are offering free coffee and discounted pop. I ask only one thing...give me a fair price on the gas and i will be there! (6 comments)
Three types of Computer users. Which are you? - 05/27/11 08:45 AM
I have always been the type of computer user who was lacking confidence. Confidence that I would not mess something up. So here are the 3 types of users... Novice, intermediate and expert. Novice: People who are afraid that by simply pushing a key on the keyboard is enough to break their computer. Intermediate: People who don not know how to fix their computer after they pushed the key that broke their computer. Expert: People who are self proclaimed experts that push the keys that break 'Other' people's computers. At times, I am all three! (6 comments)
It is a sign to us that the summer is approaching. Warmer weather and time on the lake. Memorial Weekend is nearly upon us and is one of the traditional starts of the summer for us. So I will be packing the car for my wife to go to the cabin. I will be stuck working for the weekend. Maybe I can sneak up late Sunday if things go well.
How high's the water MaMa!? - 05/21/11 10:17 PM
Well, the world was to end today, at least for some. But, I am still here. I guess I wasn't as good as I should have been. I am not sure if anyone i know made it I will find out tomorrow at church. For those that did not get taken we will be subjected to awful horrors. Earthquakes, floods and other disasters. Well, It is happening. Those of us left behind have already seen a Major Volcano in Iceland. In my home area of North Branch, Mn. we have seen the very start of a great flood. It started yesterday (13 comments)
Don't leave Naked Pictures on your Camera Card! - 05/21/11 09:23 PM
Technology is great. Today we can share pictures and other info by just sharing a flash drive or a camera card. But we must be very careful with this generosity. I have a friend that gave someone his flash drive, only to have forgotten some 'Private' photo's on it. To say that he was embarrassed is an understatement. But the other party hasn't found out yet and hopefully won't. One very good rule of thumb in sharing memory cards of any sort, is keep business cards separate form personal cards. Even if there is nothing embarrassing on them, it is just (13 comments)
God and Minnesota - 05/20/11 11:23 PM
I love the state I live in. I am sure most people feel the same way and have something special. Well, Minnesota has special things also. Thank you God! On the 6th day God told his Archangel, Gabriel, "Today, I am going to create a land called Minnesota. It will be a land of outstanding beauty. A land with 10,000 lakes and all of them full of fish. there will be sprawling prairies and beautiful landscapes. The skies will be bright blue and the farm land rich in nutrients. The land will be full of natural resources and will be populated (11 comments)
All the re-cycling we are doing and we are missing one big area! - 05/20/11 10:35 PM
I took my stuff to the re-cycling center today. Pop cans ( and a beer can or 3)Glass bottlesTin cansSome old coppernewspapersFluorescent light bulbs. I also saw metals, batteries, plastics and much more. We get rid of an old refrigerator and get a new one. The only one didn't work so well, so it went to the re-cyclers. This is all great for us and the environment, but we are missing the biggest polluters and wasteful things on this planet. The grouping wastes more money and energy than anything else you can think of. So what is it?
Have you ever noticed that we rejoice less than complain about the same value. - 05/19/11 08:13 PM
I had to sorta laugh today, and I know that it is human nature. (More so for some than others) I was having coffee with a group and some guys were talking about the price of gas has come down a bit. It is down a dime in the last week. "So what," said one. "That is only about a dollar when I fill up." Now, when the price went up a dime the comment was more like..."They raised the price of gas a dime! Are they out of their minds! I won't be able to drive pretty soon!" The same value (8 comments)
A bit of humor to end the night! - 05/16/11 11:05 PM
Wedding anniversaries are happy occasions for most people and for Ole it is no different... Ole, who is approaching 50 years of marriage is enjoying a beer at lake Wobegon's Side Track Tavern, is asked by friends how he managed to stay married to the same woman for 50 years. Ole thinks about it ans explains..."Vell, I always try to treat her nice ans spend da money on her. So, for aur 25th Anniversary I took her to Norvey. One of the guys askes..."So, what are you going to do for the 50th?" "Vell, I was thinking of going back to (10 comments)
Run For Your LIFE!!! - 05/14/11 10:29 PM
Spring is here and summer is right behind it. The camping season is upon us and safety is always a concern. Although, bears are usually afraid of humans, we still have this innate fear of them also. So, in case you are faced with a possible bear encounter this is all you need to remember... 2 guys were out camping when a large bear wondered into their camp. Both got excited and one guy started to change out of his boots and into tennis shoes. "What are you doing?" said the first guy. "I am getting ready to run!" said the (11 comments)
We had a great run...an end of an ERA! - 05/13/11 08:44 AM
This is the last group picture of the Chritian School that my Grand Daughter goes to. Not because she is moving on, but because the school is closing. The economy has caused a huge drop in enrollment and the school is no longer viable. It truly is a sad day. It is nice to see the values that were instilled in our children and allowed to be instilled. It was nice to see that GOD was not a bad word to be spread around. We are sad to see the school go, but are so grateful for the run she (7 comments)
It is time to play Golf! - 05/12/11 10:49 PM
The weather is warming and the grass is green. Now is the time to hit the links. but before, You need a lesson or two... A school teacher was taking her first golfing lesson. "Is the word spelled p-u-t or p-u-t-t" she asked the instructor. "P-u-t-t is correct." "Put means to place something where you want it. Putt means just a vain attempt to do the same thing." (8 comments)
Mother Nature will tell us when spring is here. - 05/11/11 07:27 PM
WE can complain all we want. We can say that spring is supposed to be here NOW. We can say that Spring is late. What we forget is that Mother Nature has her own schedule and will follow what she believes is right. This week she said it is time.
A well tied tulip unfolds on the first real nice day.
This daffodil was the first to show it's head and egg the rest on.
Even the 2 ants in this blossom are happy spring is here. Mother Nature has made her statement...Spring HAS arrived in North (5 comments)
You have to admire the people who push on during adversity. - 05/10/11 11:47 PM
As I watch the news tonight, I watch the floods and the the sever storms I have to admire the people who say they will be back. The stand straight and tall and say...We are strong and we will win in the long run. WE can all learn a lesson from these families. When things are looking dismal, chin up....tomorrow is a new day. We just need to forge ahead and look for the light at the end of the tunnel. It may be very dim at first, but, if we keep a good attitude, we will also win! (9 comments)
For all the Dog Lovers.... - 05/09/11 12:09 PM
I know that many of my fellow Rainers love their pets. Most would do almost anything for them as they are just like their kids and other family. A clean pet is a happy pet, but you must take care in this process... A young boy goes into a small grocery store. He asks one of the men stocking the shelves for a small box of Tide. "Well, what are you using it for?" asked the man. "I am going to wash my puppy with it." The man replied. "Well, that may not be a good idea. The Tide might kill (13 comments)
To the Bat Cave!!! - 05/08/11 08:17 PM
Great memories of a tacky show gone by. But, I am not talking about a TV show. It is now time! I saw my first Bat today. Yes it did make me happy. These creatures that have been compared to flying mice do a lot more good than bad. Having bats around the home, (NOT IN) reduces the number of insects that drive us nuts. Bat houses setup on the edge of a person's property, (A wood line is perfect) reaps great benefits for landowners. Right now the bats are emerging from hibernation and last years young may be (15 comments)
Don't forget DAD on this Mother's Day. - 05/08/11 08:45 AM
To some, this may sound out of place. But, just think about this for a minute. Those of you who have lost your Mom, but still have Dad, today can be an emotional one. Some Dad's will have tried to move on and re-married or at least have a steady friend. Others are going it alone. The point is, Dad is also thinking about your Mom and his early loss. Give him a call or stop by and share a few memories with him of Mom. It is an easy way to brighten the day for him. This also works (11 comments)
April Showers and a few warm days in May brings on the blossoms. - 05/07/11 10:15 PM
This is the first real amount of blossoms of the spring this year. WE had a lot of rain this spring and cold weather, but, with the weather warming some early in the week and near 70 the last two days, the daffodils have shown their pretty heads. I guess the spring is not lost this year after all. (6 comments)
Ole and Lena...Minnesota Staples! - 05/04/11 08:09 PM
There is only one duo that always brings a smile to us in Minnesota... Ole and Lena got married in St.Paul. There were heading North when they stopped off in Hinckley for a break. Ole put his hand on Lena's knee...Giggling, Lena said... "You can go varder of you vant to." So, Ole drove to Duluth. (11 comments)
My Minnestoa Fishing Licence is signed and ready! - 05/02/11 06:31 PM
I was getting my fishing license today and heard someone talking about how expensive it was. Really I thought. Well let's look at the cost... A husband/wife combination license costs...$26 Kids under 16 fish for free. Now, that is for 365 days. A FULL YEAR! What can you do all year long for $26. Go to a Football or other game and what do you pay? $25-$75 on average and that is only for a few hours. All sporting events for the most part are the same. There are plays, museums, art galleries, and an entire host of things that will (10 comments)
Tis the time for a YARD SALE! - 05/01/11 07:38 PM
It seams that every block you go down on now has a Yard or a Garage Sale. It is another sign of spring. Well, the other day... I was walking down the street and I came to this very nice home in a upscale neighborhood. I looked around and there was a couple on the front lawn making out. Back behind the tree, was another couple making love. Along side the hedge was another couple engaged. So I walked up to the house and rang the doorbell. A very nice looking lady came to the door. "Can I help you." (6 comments)
A sure sign of spring - 05/01/11 07:19 PM
I finally found a sign of spring in my area. I had to go to the store to find a blooming flower. (You can take that however) Lillies do really well in my wife's garden....that is when it warms up. But, at least I know that we have not been over looked by Mother Nature.
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