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Month: November 2008

What I'm Thankful For

Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  As we all sit down and celebrate our blessings this year, I wanted to take a second and express some of the things that I am grateful for. I am grateful for my family.  I don’t know what I’d do without them.  Amanda is the rock that keeps our family running smoothly.  […]

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Anarchy Has Come

Anarchy Has Come By Coach Dave Daubenmire November 20, 2008 NewsWithViews.com President Bush reportedly said that the Constitution was “just a G—D—n piece of paper.” It is hard to believe that the report is true, but you would have to admit that recent happenings in this once-great Constitutional Republic reflect the opinions of many in […]

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Growing Potatoes in a Trash Can?

Want a fun, low on space way to grow potatoes?  Grow them in a garbage can!   With either a new a garbage can (or a used one that is super-clean), drill several 1/2 drainage holes in the bottom and on the sides close to the bottom. In the bottom of your garbage can, place […]

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Preston, England Temple

The Preston England Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has lost its Tax Exempt Status. Read more at http://www.mormonlawyers.com/2008/11/preston-england-temple-loses-tax-exempt.html

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Pigs and Washington

TO: Honorable Secretary of Agriculture Washington, D.C. Dear Sir; My friend, Ed Peterson, over at Wells township in Iowa, claims he received a check for $1,000 from the government for not raising hogs. So, I want to go into the “not raising hogs” business next year. What I want to know is, in your opinion […]

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The Dart Test

THIS IS A POWERFUL MESSAGE. PLEASE READ ALL OF IT. I AM PASSING IT ON BECAUSE I AM CERTAINLY NOT ASHAMED TO DO SO. In light of the many jokes we send to one another for a laugh, this is a little different: This is not intended to be a joke, it’s not funny, it’s […]

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Monkey Business and the Wall Street Bailout

How the “bailout” will work!! Once upon a time a man appeared in a village and announced to the villagers that he would buy monkeys for $10 each. The villagers, seeing that there were many monkeys around, went out to the forest and started catching them. The man bought thousands at $10 and, as supply […]

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Is Obama Greek?

Attributed to LDS President George Albert Smith.  Don’t know if it is true or not, but interesting, none the less: Then President George Albert Smith said, “I have had a troublesome vision of another great and terrible war that made the war just ended look like a training exercise, and people died like flies. It […]

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CERT Notes: Week 2

Tonight was my second of six weekly training classes for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  This week, we studied fire safety.  As part of the class, we all went outside and practiced putting out a fire. Highlights from the lecture: Most of us know what room most fires start in the home start in; […]

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2009 CERT Schedule

The January – June 20009 CERT schedule has been posted on LVAlert.com.  Unless they are planning on expanding it some more and this is just a preliminary training schedule, there are only 2 sessions planned for the first 6-months of 2009. The first session will be held on Thursdays from January 15 – February 19 from 6 pm […]

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