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England'sStonehenge or Egypt's Karnak or Abu Simbel has nothing on us.

 

Ourmemorial even has a plaque pedestal to explain it all.

 

Archaeologistsof the future won't have to guess what the site is all about.

 

Whyis it so under-publicized?

Photographby Mike Spinelli

 

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I Love This  

I am not afraid of tomorrow,... for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

 

 

 

 

Noah's Ark : Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah's Ark.

 

ONE: Don't miss the boat.

 

 

TWO: Remember that we are all in the same boat! 

 

 

 

THREE: Plan ahead. I...

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In this crazy political season I decided a little religion might be appropriate so here is a short Bible study.

 

 

 

Remember what Jesus said: 'Goats on the left, sheep on the right' (Matthew 25:33).

 

 

 

Jesus also told Peter that if he wanted to catch fish do it from the right side...

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UNIQUE and RARE Historical Photos with captions

 

 

 

Great photos....

 

 

New York                                                          City Car                                                          Parking in                                                          1930...:

 

Here is the way they parked cars in NYC during the 1930's. 

Wouldn’t you love to own this group of cars today?!

 

Righting                                                          the overturned                                                          hull of USS                                                          Oklahoma at                                                          Pearl Harbor,                                                          19 March                                                          1943:

Righting the overturned hull of USS Oklahoma at ...

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Food City is a Southern grocery store chain with headquarters in Bristol, Tennessee. This is their one-minute commercial. Not a word spoken and none is needed. Very few commercials deserve to go viral. This one does.

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The man who gave the shoes off his feet to this homeless girl.

 

 Good deeds  

 

This motorcyclist who stopped to help an old woman pass safely.

 

 Good deeds  

 

This barber, who offers haircuts for the price of a single hug.

 

 Good deeds  

 

Consolation knows no color

 

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1934  Catalogue from Montgomery Ward. (Just 80 years ago!)

Made in America: 

See last line above!

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                                     Image result for Ret. Marine Col. Jeffery Powers  

 

Ret. Marine Col. Jeffery Powers wrote to the NFL commissioners the following: 

 

Commissioners,

 

I’ve been a season pass holder at Yankee Stadium, Yale Bowl and the Giants S...

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Born in the 1930s and early 40s, we exist as a very special age cohort. We are the Silent Generation. We are the smallest number of children born since the early 1900s. We are the “last ones.”

 

We are the last generation, climbing out of the depr...

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Photography by Andy Seliverstoff.

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Ten Things I know about you.

  1. You are reading this.
  2. You are human.
  3. You can't say the letter ''P'' without separating your lips.
  4. You just attempted to do it.
  5. You are laughing at yourself.
  6. You have a smile on your face and you skipped No. 5.
  7. You just checked to see if there is a No. 5.

IMPOSSI...

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Awesome 49 Homebuilt Airplane Formation 'Flyover' at the Kansas City Chief's

Football Pre-Game 

 

Federal budget cuts have eliminated many military flyovers at large public

events. But, there's a group of dedicated airplane guys in the Kansas City

area who occasionally perform formation-fly...

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1. Johnny's mother had 3 children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child's name?
2. A clerk at the butcher shop is 5 feet 10 inches tall and wears size 13 sneakers. What does he weigh?
3. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highes...

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Historical Photos Colorized

Lincoln with Major General McClernand and Allan Pinkerton at Antietam in 1862

 

A Washington, D. C. filling station in 1924

 

Nazi Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels scowls at a Jewish photographer, 1933

 

Audrey Hepburn(WOW)

 

Mark Twain in 190...

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Link http://biggeekdad.com/2016/05/what-a-great-sacrifice/

A short video paying tribute to our Veterans and to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country. I hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch this video and to reflect upon the service and sacrifices our Vet...

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Link: http://biggeekdad.com/2016/03/rare-sr-71-photos/

Sled Driver Brian Shul shares with us his story of being one of only 93 pilots to ever fly the SR-71 Blackbird. Brian also has a love of photography and owns one of the best collections of photos of the SR-71 ever. His story is both entertain...

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I thought you might like to see this: http://biggeekdad.com/2015/04/eye-of-the-beholder/ 

Eye of the Beholder” is a beautiful short film featuring scenes from High Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Canadian Rockies, and the Southern Appalachian Mountains. From a sunrise at Minaret Lake in the...

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http://biggeekdad.com/2013/06/class-of-1959-memories/

A trip back in time to high school and the Class of 1959 Memories should bring back many fond memories for anyone that grew up in the 1950’s  Video was created by Tom Ziemianski for the 70th Birthday Bash of BHS Class of 1959 at Geneva on the...

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http://biggeekdad.com/2015/06/just-a-common-soldier/

Just A Common Soldier is a deeply moving poem about an old Veteran who told his war stories before he passed away and the kind of men that these Veterans are.

 The poem is also know as “A Soldier Died Today” and was written and published b...

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I thought you might like to see this: http://biggeekdad.com/2012/07/tribute-to-muhammad-ali/

This Tribute To Muhammad Ali was created by Steve Porter for the 2012 USA Olympic Boxing Team. Muhammad Ali was the special guest of Team USA’s 2012 Benefit Gala hosted at USA House the night before the ...

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Naturalist and Grizzly Bear expert Casey Anderson shares with us an up close and personal look at his relationship with Brutus the Bear. Casey rescued Brutus and needed somewhere to place him so he founded the Montana Grizzly Encounter, a Grizzly Bear Rescue and Education Sanctuary. His work with b...

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A wonderful look back at some of the 1950s TV Comedy and Children’s Programs that were on the air during the Golden Age of television.

http://biggeekdad.com/2016/01/1950s-tv-programs/

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I thought you might like to watch this video:

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Something that you can share and makes proud I served in our military and to be an American!

https://www.facebook.com/haroldwhiting/videos/10207191444445782/?pnref=story

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RONALD REAGAN

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WORTH EVERY SECOND IT TAKES TO WATCH THIS

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There is nothing better than older people praying for you. We're not getting older, just getting closer to home!

The instructions are to pick four people You want God to bless. I picked you! Please pass this on to at least four people you want to pray for and a copy back to me. This prayer is powerful, and prayer is one of the best gifts we receive. There is no cost but a lot of rewards. Let's always pray for one another.

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FOCUS ON THE MAN IN THE FIRST PICTURE. IT'S HIM THROUGHOUT THE SERIES OF PHOTOS


SHOWN BELOW.

 

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If he is a hero...........She is an angel .

PLEASE DO NOT HOLD ON TO THIS OR PRESS D...

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Ever heard of this place???

More than 1,000 people spend their

workdays in an industrial park housed

in an excavated mine the size of

40 football fields.

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From the Gulf States Utilities retiree's news letter. You really need to be a member of the over the hill gang to remember all of these phrases.

WORDS AND PHRASES REMIND US OF THE WAY WE WORD by Richard Lederer

 

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These guys still have all the moves, much better than I could do. May God Bless them, they will be dancing in Heaven for sure.

If this doesn’t put a smile on your face….I don’t believe anything ever will.

Full screen and volume up. This is awesome!!!

http://insider.foxnews.com/2015/06/20/world-war-ii-veterans-start-dance-party-airport-during-honor-flight

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If this does not tear at your heart nothing will. Put aside the day's clutter, take a moment... Absolutely one of the best tributes to our military that I've ever seen. After you click on Mansions; do not click on anything else. Sound UP!

Found on: http://worriersanonymous.org/Share/Mansions.htm

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ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE

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Remember and enjoy... "A POEM THAT WAS US"

I would love to re-live just one or two weeks back in the 50's and 60's, wouldn't you?

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The simplest way to slice a bunch of cherry tomatoes is to sandwich them between two plastic lids and run a long knife through all of them at once!

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THE WONDERFUL FORD MODEL T

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GONZALES GONZALES

You may remember Gonzales Gonzales from John Wayne movies. He provided comedy In Rio Bravo , Hell fighters, and many other John Wayne Movies In some capacity, even if just in a cameo role. Here is the skit where he got his start as an actor

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These are great pictures! Unbelievable.

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She will not buy a new car until she has worn her old one out and it is still in new condition - after all it is only 84 years old (the car that is, the lady... she's 101!!!). This lady's car is a 1930 Packard. What a pleasant and spry lady she is!

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Interesting pictures and info.

Where is the world's hottest place? ........... guess before you check the answer

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RARE and INTERESTING HISTORICAL PHOTOS

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I hope you take the time to view this little video, what a hoot!

Be sure to listen after she says Grace!

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Interesting intersection in Ethiopia

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I ALWAYS ENJOY THIS VIDEO. I HOPE YOU DO TOO!

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**Ingredients**

1 can (21 oz.) Peach pie filling

1 pkg. yellow cake mix (16.5 oz.)

¾ cup chopped pecans, toasted

½ cup toffee bits 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter cut into small pieces

Vanilla ice cream

**Directions**

Spread peach pie filling in a 9” baking pan. Pour dry cake mix on pie filling...

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With the start of the NFL season, perhaps all team owners should be 

sent the following:

 

From a Marine Corps Colonel in Afghanistan .

 

"So with all the kindness I can muster, I give this one piece of advice 

to the next pop star who is asked to sing the national anthem at a 

sporting ...

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4       Chicken breasts, skinned, boned and split,

1       7 1/2 or 8 1/2 oz. can water chestnuts, sliced,

1/2     lb. diced, sauted mushrooms,

1 1/2   cups finely chopped celery,

1       can undiluted cream of mushroom soup,

1/4     cup mayonnaise,

2       cups Peppridge Farm...

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**Ingredients**

 - 1 pound dry ziti pasta

 - 1 onion, chopped

 - 1 pound lean ground beef

 - 2 (26 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce

 - 6 ounces provolone cheese, sliced

 - 1 1/2 cups sour cream

 - 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded

 - 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

**Directions**

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