Wednesday, December 30, 2009


New Year Comments
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·2010 Contract
After serious & cautious consideration...
your contract of friendship has been renewed for the New Year 2010
It was a very hard decision to make... So try not to screw it up!!!
My Wish for You in 2010
May peace break into your home and may thieves come to steal your debts.
May the pockets of your jeans become a magnet for $50 notes
May love stick to your face like Vaseline and may laughter assault your lips!
May happiness slap you across the face and may your tears be that of joy
May the problems you had, forget your home address!
In simple words ............
May 2010 be the best year of your life!!!


Todays History lesson

The celebration of the new year is the oldest of all holidays.
It was first observed in ancient Babylon about 4,000 years ago.
In the years around 2,000 BC, the Babylonian New Year
began with the first New Moon (actually the first visible crescent)
after the Vernal Equinox (first day of spring).
The beginning of spring is a logical time to start a new year.
After all, it is the season of rebirth, of planting new crops, and of blossoming.
January 1, on the other hand, has no astronomical nor agricultural significance.
It is purely arbitrary.
The Babylonian new year celebration lasted for eleven days.
Each day had its own particular mode of celebration,
but it is safe to say that modern New Year's Eve festivities pale in comparison.
The Romans continued to observe the new year in late March,
but their calendar was continually tampered with by various emperors
so that the calendar soon became out of synchronization with the sun.
In order to set the calendar right, the Roman senate, in 153 BC,
declared January 1 to be the beginning of the new year.
But tampering continued until Julius Caesar, in 46 BC,
established what has come to be known as the Julian Calendar.
It again established January 1 as the new year.
But in order to synchronize the calendar with the sun,
Caesar had to let the previous year drag on for 445 days.

As in many homes on New Year's Day, Janet and Nigel, a happily married couple,
faced the annual conflict of which was more important:
the football match on television, or the lunch itself.
Hoping to keep the peace Nigel ate lunch with the rest of the family,

and even lingered for some pleasant after-lunch chat before
retiring to the lounge to turn on the television.
Some minutes later, Janet looked in to see how he was

and graciously even bought a cold beer for Nigel.
She smiled, kissed him on the cheek and asked what the score was.
Nigel told her it was half time and that the score was still 0-0.
'See?' Janet said happily,

'You didn't miss a thing.'



A couple of Photos from 2009

Miracle on the Hudson

A rare duststorm hits Sydney in September

A Koala getting treatment after the horrific bushfires in Victoria

A New Year's Wish
On New Year's Eve, Marilyn stood up in the local pub

and said that it was time to get ready.
At the stroke of midnight, she wanted every husband
to be standing next to the one person who made his life worth living.
Well, it was kind of embarrassing.

As the clock struck -
the bartender was almost crushed to death.


Only Fools and Horses




While driving during a horrible snowstorm,
a young blonde became disoriented and lost.
She remembered what her father had once told her.
”If you ever get stuck in a snowstorm, wait for a snow plow and follow it.”
Pretty soon a snow plow came by, and she started to follow it.
She followed the plow for about 45 minutes.
Finally, the driver of the truck got out and asked her what she was doing.
She explained that her dad had told her
if she ever got stuck in the snow, to follow a plow.
The driver nodded and said,
”Well, I’m done with the parking lot here at Wal-Mart,
now you can follow me over to K-Mart.”
stolen from... Miss Cellania


Italian Auction

Those funny animals

Bacon and Eggs


A man stopped in a small Florida Panhandle town,
and noted that there was a "Nativity Scene"
which showed great skill and talent had gone into creating it
One small feature bothered him --
the three wise men were wearing firemen's helmets.
Totally unable to come up with a reason or explanation,
he stopped at a convenience store on the edge of town,
and asked the lady behind the counter about the helmets.
She gently rebuked me with a smile,
"You Damn Yankees! Y'all never do read your Bible!"
The man assured her that he did,
but simply couldn't recall anything about firemen in the Bible.
She lifted her well worn Bible from under the counter
and quickly found the page she wanted.
Holding it for me to see, she said,
"Looky here, it rightly says,
'The three wise men came from afar.'"
New Year Pun
New years resolution for the bankrupt gardener
was to forget the past and rely on the fuchsia.


Todays Featured Artist

Johnny Cash








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1 comment:

Sandee said...

I stole the New Years Wish. I gave you credit as always.

May you and yours have a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. :)