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Memorial Day 2007 - U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club - U.S.S. Arizona Memorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQOzUqdOVDU&feature=emb_logo
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Firing Up For Memorial Day at JustOneMinute
Can anyone explain to me how a major corp's customer service page can be closed down for 24 hrs? Tried to do some business with ATT and all I get is they are having tech difficulties. As to the insult thing, I always felt that it belittles the person using the insulting word much more than the person to which it was directed. Just my 2 cents.
Toggle Commented May 21, 2020 on Something Must Be Shaking at JustOneMinute
Ohio Judge Deems the State's COVID-19 Lockdown 'Arbitrary, Unreasonable, and Oppressive' https://reason.com/2020/05/20/ohio-judge-deems-the-states-covid-19-lockdown-arbitrary-unreasonable-and-oppressive/
Toggle Commented May 21, 2020 on If They Don't Indict, It's Alright! at JustOneMinute
GUS: "when it snows 30 inches in Buffalo, does Houston shut down?" I Just want to know, when we got our 30+ inches of rain why didn't other rainy parts of the country shut down? :) As to maps, it is really amazing how some people have no sense of distance. We had good friends visiting from the northeast who wanted to visit El Paso for the day. I had to get a map and show them that driving to El Paso from Houston was driving half way to California.
Toggle Commented May 20, 2020 on If They Don't Indict, It's Alright! at JustOneMinute
ccgirl, In my dining room I have two pastels my mom did of Nauset Beach. She was very talented and captured the light and water just right. The first time we went to the cape we camped at Roland Nickerson State Park. What fun! A few years later we got a house overlooking Nauset and spent the whole summer there. I remember walking down to the Circle for ice cream and penny candy. I also remember the sunburn I got. Does anyone remember KIP? OL It sure seems like New Canaan has changed since I lived there. (Jr. and Sr. high school, 1960's) Back then it was still full of old school Yankees and many Italian immigrants along with the bedroom commuter families. We even got very few snow days. Had to be a real blizzard before they called off school. What's funny about all those Karens there, is that I am sure they didn't call for the closing of their little railroad spur to Stamford and then on to NYC.
Toggle Commented May 18, 2020 on Sunday Guest Appearance at JustOneMinute
The Week in Pictures: Lockdown or Lockout Edition https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/05/the-week-in-pictures-lockdown-or-lockout-edition.php
Toggle Commented May 16, 2020 on I've Got To Get Going at JustOneMinute
WTF
Toggle Commented May 15, 2020 on I've Got To Get Going at JustOneMinute
One more time https://nypost.com/2020/05/14/giants-deandre-baker-seahawks-quinton-dunbar-charged-with-armed-robbery/?utm_source=maropost&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=news_alert&utm_content=20200514&mpweb=755-8869966-719713365
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https://nypost.com/2020/05/14/giants-deandre-baker-seahawks-quinton-dunbar-charged-with-armed-robbery/?utm_source=maropost&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=news_alert&utm_content=20200514&mpweb=755-8869966-719713365
Toggle Commented May 15, 2020 on I've Got To Get Going at JustOneMinute
Another day another thug Giants’ DeAndre Baker, Seahawks’ Quinton Dunbar charged with armed robbery
Toggle Commented May 15, 2020 on I've Got To Get Going at JustOneMinute
Saw this in our local Nextdoor feed This has not been a good day... After spending the last two weeks quarantined. I decided to go horseback riding, something I haven't done in many years. It turned out to be a horrible big mistake!!! I got on the horse and started out slowly, but then we went a little faster, before I knew it, we were going as fast as the horse could go. I couldn't take the pace and fell off and caught my foot in the saddle stirrup, the horse was then dragging me. The horse just would not stop. Thankfully the manager at Walmart came out and unplugged the machine. He actually had the nerve to take the rest of my coins so I wouldn't try to ride the Elephant...
Toggle Commented May 12, 2020 on Darn It at JustOneMinute
Rare blue dragons wash ashore at Padre Island National Seashore https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/slideshow/Beautiful-terrifying-creatures-that-inhabit-the-202247.php?cmpid=hpctp
Toggle Commented May 12, 2020 on Darn It at JustOneMinute
Lyle I proposed Sparkle Markle for the veepstakes a while back. Happy Days, Just went to pay bills on my online checking account and found out that Uncle Sam put in enough to cover this months expenditures. This funny since the last time I checked the government site it said it had never heard of me. :)
Toggle Commented May 11, 2020 on Happy Mother's Day at JustOneMinute
Just for the complete entertainment value, how about Sparkle Markle for the VP pool? :)
Toggle Commented May 10, 2020 on Good Golly Miss Molly at JustOneMinute
I have a question. Why are the staff names blacked out in the house transcripts? I would like to know who is asking the questions.
Toggle Commented May 8, 2020 on The Butler Did It at JustOneMinute
Has anyone else had a problem with Amazon delivers. The last two orders i placed have said they were delivered but they never showed up.
Toggle Commented May 5, 2020 on Catch-22 at JustOneMinute
MM Just saw your post on Maggie. I am so sorry. It will be tough for the next couple of weeks but you are doing the best thing for her.
Toggle Commented May 4, 2020 on Hoping For The Smart Restart! at JustOneMinute
Just got an email reminding me that my undergraduate college is celebrating it's 240th birthday today. Amazing! If anyone is in Lexington, KY. go by the campus. It is really a beautiful part of town. You know you're old when the interim president is a former classmate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMS6O-zXcJc
Toggle Commented May 4, 2020 on Hoping For The Smart Restart! at JustOneMinute
This is too funny. Our local Harris County fascist posted this on her web site. If it ever works please post something rude. Go to https://form.jotform.com/200845600466048 to report businesses you feel may be open in violation of the order or not following appropriate hygiene and social distancing guidance.
Toggle Commented May 4, 2020 on Hoping For The Smart Restart! at JustOneMinute
Just for Porch and the KY Derby, here is my old frat advisor Happy Chandler singing "My Old Kentucky Home" Senior Night at UK basketball. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsQj46swDvI Jim, Growing up in New Canaan, CT, we had the deal where NY was 18 to drink and CT was 21. The town cops would sit on the state line ready to pick up any teenagers coming back from NY most Friday and Saturday nights. Luckily I had a good buddy whose house straddled the line. You could enter his driveway on the NY side and exit on the other side in CT. :)
Toggle Commented May 4, 2020 on Hoping For The Smart Restart! at JustOneMinute
Ok, some scary roads. Back in the 80's I decided to drive my little ford rent-a-car from John O'Groats to Cape Wrath, and then down the west coast of Scotland. (This was way before they instituted the trendy Scotland 500) The entire north coast route was single track with some of the creeks spanned only with dual planks. But, the scariest part were the German tourists in their Mercedes who did not know what a lay-by was. :)
Toggle Commented May 4, 2020 on Hoping For The Smart Restart! at JustOneMinute
I just got an email from my local IHOP saying that they are open for in house dining. Things seem to be getting back to normal. Also, I got a very nice card from my vet regarding the passing of my Scottie. It was signed by the whole staff. Never had that happen before.
Toggle Commented May 1, 2020 on The Deep State In Action at JustOneMinute
We have our own little Mich Gov. type here in Harris County, TX. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo (Remember, in TX the county judge is the county chief executive officer) on Wednesday ordered that people in Harris County wear masks or facial coverings in public for 30 days. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/latest-harris-county-judge-lina-hidalgo-orders-masks-or-face-coverings-in-harris-county/ar-BB133ln9 But: Houston Police Officer's Union to Harris County Judge Hidalgo: Take Your 'Idiotic' Mask Order and Shove It https://pjmedia.com/trending/houston-police-officers-union-to-harris-county-judge-hidalgo-take-your-idiotic-mask-order-and-shove-it/ This part of their letter It has come to our attention that County Judge Lina Hidalgo will issue an order this afternoon for all of Harris County, making it mandatory for anyone over the age of 10 to wear a mask in public. Now, we want to be very clear, the Houston Police Officers' Union believes everyone should be wearing a mask in public....However, we draw the line at the draconian measures Hidalgo has decided to engage in. Our officers work every single day to bridge the gap with our community and earn their trust, we will not stand idly by and allow Hidalgo to tear that bridge down with her horrific leadership and echo chamber decision making. The HPOU has made contact with the Attorney General's Office seeking an opinion on the legality of imposing a criminal penalty/fine for anyone not wearing a mask in public. While we wait for that opinion, we are reminding and informing our officers that they have DISCRETION, DISCRETION, DISCRETION in matters such as these. It is clear the so-called leader of Harris County lacks any critical thinking skills, but let me assure the pubic, our officers do! The last thing any of us need to do is kick our community while they are down. Houston Police Officers are already stretched entirely too thin...Violent crime is up this year (murders up by 35%), property crime is up, (burglaries by nearly 30%), and HPD officers are staffing testing centers across the city. We do not have time to be pawns in Hidalgo's game of attempting to control the actions of law abiding, tax paying individuals of our community. Especially since this idiotic order is possibly an unconstitutional one from the County Judge.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2020 on Dr. Bright Dimmed at JustOneMinute
Saw Brian Dennehy in 'Death of a Salesman' back in the day. Boy, could he hold an audience in the palm of his hand.
Toggle Commented Apr 16, 2020 on Do Tell at JustOneMinute
Gretchen Whitmer is the Judy Hensler of Michigan
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2020 on A Happy Easter To All at JustOneMinute