Wednesday, March 31, 2010
The following email expresses the frustration Canadians feel with the loss of not only jobs but the loss of cheap beer in particular.....
Hi Ralph..................Just watched the 5 o'clock news and Labatt's is claiming that the reason they are closing the Lakeport plant in
Thanks Win.... your point is well taken... they just wanted them off the market
I received the following response from the
Dear Gleat Brog Host,
We wish to inform the peoples of
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PS... Win, I've shipped a defibrillator and nitro pills to London just in case
He said to me . . . I don't know why you wear a bra; you've got nothing to put in it.
I said to him . . . You wear pants don't you?
He said to me . . . Shall we try swapping positions tonight?
I said to him . . . That's a good idea - you stand by the stove & sink while I sit on the sofa and do nothing but fart.
He said to me . . . What have you been doing with all the grocery money I gave you?
I said to him . . . Turn sideways and look in the mirror!
He said to me . . . Why don't women blink during foreplay?
I said to him . . . They don't have time
He said to me. . . How many men does it take to change a roll of toilet paper?
I said to him . . . I don't know; it has never happened.
He said to me. . . Why is it difficult to find men who are sensitive, caring and Good looking?
I said to him . . . They already have boyfriends.
He said . . . What do you call a woman who knows where her husband is every night?
I said. . . A widow
He said to me . . . Why are married women heavier than single women?
I said to him . . . Single women come home, see what's in the fridge and go to bed. Married women come home, see what's in bed and go to the fridge.
Thanks Lorrie M
A nun walks into Mother Superior's office and plunks down into a chair. She lets out a sigh heavy with frustration.
'Far from it,' snorted the Sister. 'In fact, I even took the Lord's name in vain today!'
'But I didn't, Mother!' sobbed the Sister. 'And I was so proud of myself!
'Nope, that wasn't it either,' cried the Sister, anguished, 'because as
JACK DANIELS FISHING STORY
I finally got around to going fishing this morning but after a while I ran out of worms.
Then I saw a cottonmouth with a frog in his mouth.
Frogs are good bass bait.
Knowing the snake couldn't bite me with the frog in his mouth,
I grabbed him right behind the head, took the frog and put it in my bait bucket.
Now the dilemma was how to release the snake without getting bit.
I grabbed my bottle of Jack Daniels and poured a little whiskey in its mouth.
His eyes rolled back and he went limp.
I released him into the lake without incident and carried on my fishing with the frog.
A little later, I felt a nudge on my foot.
There was that same damn snake with two frogs in his mouth.
Brand new edition of...
'You know you're a redneck when.......
1. You take your dog for a walk and you both use the same tree.
2. You can entertain yourself for more than 15 minutes with a fly swatter.
3. Your boat has not left the driveway in 15 years.
4. You burn your yard rather than mow it.
6. The Salvation Army declines your furniture.
7. You offer to give someone the shirt off your back and they don't want it.
8. You have the local taxidermist on speed dial.
9. You come back from the dump with more than you took.
10. You keep a can of Raid on the kitchen table.
11. Your wife can climb a tree faster than your cat.
12. Your grandmother has 'ammo' on her Christmas list.
13. You keep flea and tick soap in the shower.
14. You've been involved in a custody fight over a hunting dog.
15. You go to the stock car races and don't need a program.
16. You know how many bales of hay your car will hold.
17. You have a rag for a gas cap.
18. Your house doesn't have curtains, but your truck does.
19. You wonder how service stations keep their rest-rooms so clean.
20. You can spit without opening your mouth.
21. You consider your license plate personalized because your father made it.
22. Your lifetime goal is to own a fireworks stand.
23. You have a complete set of salad bowls and they all say 'Cool Whip' on the side.
24. The biggest city you've ever been to is Wal-Mart.
25. Your working TV sits on top of your non-working TV.
26. You've used your ironing board as a buffet table.
27. A tornado hits your neighborhood and does $100,000 worth of improvements.
28. You've used a toilet brush to scratch your back.
29. You missed your 5th grade graduation because you were on jury duty.
30. You think fast food is hitting a deer at 65.
A Newfie was stopped by a game warden recently with two ice chests
full of fish. He was leavin' a cove well-known for its fishing.
The game warden asked the man,
'Do you have a licence to catch those fish?'
'Naw, sir', replied the Newfie. 'I ain't got none of dem dere
Licences. I don't need one. You must understand, by, dese here is
My pet fish.'
'Yeah. Dat's de trut' bye. Every night, I take dese fish down to de
cove and let 'em swim 'round for awhile. Den, when I whistles, dey
jump right back into dese here ice chests and I takes 'em home.'
'That's a bunch of hooey! Fish can't do that.'
The Newfie looked at the warden for a moment and then said, 'It's de
truth Mr. Government Man. I'll show ya. It really works.'
'O.K.', said the warden. 'I've got to see this!'
The Newfie stood on a rock and poured the fish into the cove. Then
He stood and looked out to sea.
After several minutes, the warden says, 'Well?'
'Well, what?', says the Newf.
The warden says, 'When are you going to call them back?'
'Call who back?'
'The FISH', replied the warden!
'What fish?', replied the Newfie.
Moral of the story: We may not be as smart as some city slickers on
De mainland but by the lard tundering jaysus we ain't as dumb as some
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
University of Rhode Island researcher Navindra Seeram, backed by $115,000 from the federation, the Conseil pour le développement de l'agriculture du Québec and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, presented his findings recently at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society.
"Recent research findings, such as those by Dr. Seeram, reveal a whole array of bioactive compounds that promise to offer many health benefits," said federation marketing director Geneviève Béland.
A second study by
The producers are using Seeram's results to promote maple syrup in
Hope that you are feeling a lot better.
Thought I would help Norman Morley fill in some of the names on the Grade 9 photo that he sent in. It was, indeed, the Grade 9 class of Mr Duncan for school year 1959/60. The missing names are as follows:
Back Row - Colin Chiles, Bruce MacDonald & Bob Baker
2nd Row - Fran Coates, Sharon Hill & Rose Blais
Seated - Marilyn Mitchell, Linda Harrison, Joan Wilson
Hope you are recovering well! The picture Norman M. sent in is in Volume 1 of the R.G.H.S. Annual 1960. They do not list first names (only initials), but I will fill them in on the ones I know.
Top Row: Alan Houle, Karl Jorgensen, Colin (?) Chiles, Dennis Turner, Tieman Korvemaker, Roger Worthington, Norman Morley, Bill MacDonald, Donnie Ridewood, Terry Bartlett, B.? Baker, David Rye.
Middle Row: David Franks, Derek Marsh, John Penny, Marston North, Fran Coates, Sandra Snow, Sharon Hill, Rose Blais, Heather Blain, Tommy Harris, Peter Jenkins, David Burnett, Brian Babb, Mr. Ron Duncan.
Sitting: Marilyn Mitchell, Barbara Coughlan, Linda Harrison, Bev Garrett, J. (?) Wilson, Jeannie McShane, Judy Hebb. Absent: W. Jansen, B. Noel, Meryl (?) Knight.
Probably Sandy Snow-Robinson would know the rest -- I think she and Brian blog daily.
WE HAD A LITTLE STORY ABOUT THIS PLACE A FEW MONTHS
BACK. THE BUILDING IS CALLED "MB TOWER" THE BASEMENT
IS FOR UTILITIES. THE MIDDLE FLOOR HAS ELECTRICAL CONTROLS
PROTECTION,& 2 BRIDGES. THE PLACE IS RUN REMOTELY FROM
THE UPPER FLOOR WAS FOR A COUPLE OF SUPERVISORS, BUT WASN'T
GOOD ENOUGH FOR THEM 30 YEARS AGO, NOW IT LOOKS AS IF THE
LOCAL SIGNAL MTR. HAS MOVED IN.
THE PICTURE OF THAT GREAT GLEAMING PORCELAIN BOWL, WELL
NOW THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ROOM OF ANY BUILDING, BIG
OR SMALL. ALL GREAT THOUGHTS, CHOICES, DECISIONS, INDECISIONS,
ARE DONE HERE. THEN WITH A GENTLE FLUSH ALL IS RENEWED, WITHOUT
THIS MARVELOUS MACHINE WE WOULD HAVE TO BECOME NOMADIC
AS OUR ANCESTORS. THIS WAS THEIR MAIN REASON FOR MOVING ON.
DUMPIES WOULD USUALLY DO THEM IN, CAUSING THEM TO PULL UP
TENT PEGS, ON THE LOOK OUT FOR NON TOXIC OR SLIPPERY GROUND.
SEEMS LIKE I'M OFF TOPIC, THIS HAPPENS ALL DAY LONG, SO FIRE ME.
Thanks Richard.... you're right we did do something on this building earlier.... like you my mind wanders...I tend to repeat myself and once in awhile I repeat you... its an age thingy.... get used to it... its going to happen more often.... I and you are getting older