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Pennsylvania Road System Slogans
Thursday, October 27, 2011      3 comments

1. If you can build a better highway, we'd like to see it! 2. Potholes....Shmotpoles! 3. Highway numbers go to the highest bidder! 4. Land of 10,000 potholes. 5. We don't repair roads, we destroy them! ... Read more
Seven Days To Go
Sunday, October 23, 2011      5 comments

emoticon The piece of cake I saved is near One big slice........ I have no fear Beside no pound will even s... Read more
1962 Facts and Things that Happened
Monday, October 17, 2011      3 comments

Soviet missile bases detected in Cuba; President Kennedy demands their removal. The confrontation is the closest the U.S. and U.S.S.R. ever come to war. Crisis is resolved when Soviets agree to remove Cuban missiles in exchange for remov... Read more
1961 Facts and Things that Happened
Thursday, October 13, 2011      3 comments

◦President Kennedy establishes Peace Corps ◦Soviets build wall dividing East and West Berlin ◦Commander Alan Shephard Jr. becomes first American in space in a suborbital flight aboard Mercury 3; Virgil Grissom follo... Read more
1960 Facts and Things that Happened
Thursday, October 06, 2011      3 comments

•The federal debt: $290.5 billion •Unemployment: 5.5% •September 29: "My Three Sons" premieres •October 3: "The Andy Griffith Show" premieres •Boxing: Cassius Clay wins the gold medal in boxing at the Rome Olympic Games •Best Motio... Read more
1959 Facts and Things that Happened
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      3 comments

◦Songs: Mack the Knife, High Hopes, Personality, Kansas City, Battle of New Orleans ◦TV Shows: Maverick, Rawhide, Fibber McGee and Molly, Peter Gunn, Real McCoys, Dennis the Menace. ◦Alaska and Hawaii become U.S. stat... Read more
1958 Facts and Things that Happened
Monday, October 03, 2011      4 comments

◦Songs: Catch a Falling Star, Chipmunk Song, Volare, The Purple People Eater, At the Hop ◦TV Shows: You Asked for It, Wagon Train, To Tell the Truth, The Rifleman, Donna Reed Show, Have Gun Will Travel ◦"Hula Hoops" ... Read more
Try the 80/20 rule
Sunday, October 02, 2011      2 comments

Americans are conditioned to keep eating until they're stuffed, but residents of Okinawa eat until they're 80% full. They even have a name for this naturally slimming habit: hara hachi bu. We can adopt this healthy habit by dishing out 20% less ... Read more
1957 Fun facts
Saturday, October 01, 2011      5 comments

Cost of a first class postage stamp was 3 cents The Frisbee (originally called "Pluto Platter") is introduced October 4 - "Leave It to Beaver" premieres Best Motion Picture: "The Bridge on the River Kwai Elvis Presley has... Read more
1956 Trivia
Friday, September 30, 2011      3 comments

"The Quotes of 1956" "That'll be the day" - John Wayne, in 'The Searchers' "You’re in good hands with Allstate" -Allstate ... Read more
1955 Fun fact
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      3 comments

FUN FACT:◦Pink clothes for men become a fashion rage . Look how far we have come. Would you agree? ... Read more
Sunday, September 25, 2011      5 comments

Northern Tissue introduces colored bathroom tissue. Who remembers that ?... Read more
September 23, 2011
Friday, September 23, 2011      4 comments

The 266th day of 2011 First Day of autumn Fall begins in the Northern Hemisphere on September 23, 2011, at 5:05 A.M. (EDT). It is the summer's great last heat, It is the fall's first chill: They meet. –Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt ... Read more
Budda thinking !
Saturday, September 17, 2011      3 comments

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. - Buddha ... Read more
9 Ingredients for Happiness
Monday, September 05, 2011      7 comments

As Christians we are given the best suggestions from "God's Word". Tell me what you think. 1. Develop a spiritual outlook on life. -- Matthew 5:3 2. Bein... Read more

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