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19 Dec 2014
The year is winding down - a hodge podge of questions
1. What was the high point of your year?
2. What was the low point of your year?
3. Did you accomplish any of the goals you set for yourself?
4. Are you going to set goals for next year?
5. Would you have gone to see 'The Interview', if it had not been removed from being shown?
6. Are you going to see any of the holiday movie releases?
7. Is your position at work better this year than last?
8. Did you work more this year than last? (days, hours, whatever measure you want to use)
Merry Christmas to ALL
7 Dec 2014
Orioles had 3 main free agents to resign -
and all 3 went to other teams
16 Nov 2014
Glen Larson - creator of Battlestar Galactica & Knight Rider TV show, among others
22 Sep 2014
Went to a HS reunion over the weekend. My how things change over 40+ years. Back then it was a quiet 'bedroom' suburb of Akron, OH. In the time since, the school I started HS in has been demolished and the area is now a shopping center. The City Hall that was across the street has also been demolished and is now a church. The NEW HS that we walked to in the middle of our Junior year is still a school, but is now a Middle School. The relatively quiet 'residential' two lane streets in many cases are now 5 lane (middle turn) and nothing but commercial enterprise after commercial enterprise.
My home during HS
Same house today
Change, when it occurs around you in your daily life - you hardly notice it. When you view it from 40+ years, knocks you for a loop.
While change is what it is, I feel the area that I grew up in over 40 years ago was better than it is today.
17 Sep 2014
IN CASE YOU DIDN'T ALREADY KNOW THIS LITTLE TIDBIT OF WONDERFUL TRIVIA..............
ON JULY 20, 1969, AS COMMANDER OF THE APOLLO 11 LUNAR MODULE, NEIL ARMSTRONG WAS THE FIRST PERSON TO SET FOOT ON THE MOON.
HIS FIRST WORDS AFTER STEPPING ON THE MOON,
"THAT'S ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND," WERE TELEVISED TO EARTH AND HEARD BY MILLIONS.
BUT, JUST BEFORE HE RE-ENTERED THE LANDER, HE MADE THE ENIGMATIC REMARK
"GOOD LUCK, MR. GORSKY."
MANY PEOPLE AT NASA THOUGHT IT WAS A CASUAL REMARK CONCERNING SOME
RIVAL SOVIET COSMONAUT.
HOWEVER, UPON CHECKING, THERE WAS NO GORSKY IN EITHER THE RUSSIAN OR
AMERICAN SPACE PROGRAMS ..
OVER THE YEARS, MANY PEOPLE QUESTIONED ARMSTRONG AS TO WHAT THE
'GOOD LUCK, MR. GORSKY' STATEMENT MEANT, BUT ARMSTRONG ALWAYS JUST SMILED.
ON JULY 5, 1995, IN TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA , WHILE ANSWERING QUESTIONS
FOLLOWING A SPEECH,
A REPORTER BROUGHT UP THE 26-YEAR-OLD QUESTION ABOUT Mr. Gorsky TO ARMSTRONG.
THIS TIME HE FINALLY RESPONDED BECAUSE HIS MR. GORSKY HAD JUST DIED,
SO NEIL ARMSTRONG FELT HE COULD NOW ANSWER THE QUESTION.
HERE IS THE ANSWER TO "WHO WAS MR. GORSKY":
IN 1938, WHEN HE WAS A KID IN A SMALL MID-WESTERN TOWN , HE WAS PLAYING BASEBALL WITH A FRIEND IN THE BACKYARD.
HIS FRIEND HIT THE BALL, WHICH LANDED IN HIS NEIGHBOR'S YARD BY THEIR
HIS NEIGHBORS WERE MR. AND MRS. GORSKY.
AS HE LEANED DOWN TO PICK UP THE BALL, YOUNG ARMSTRONG HEARD
MRS. GORSKY SHOUTING AT MR. GORSKY, "SEX! YOU WANT SEX?!
YOU'LL GET SEX WHEN THE KID NEXT DOOR WALKS ON THE MOON!"
It broke the place up.
NEIL ARMSTRONG'S FAMILY CONFIRMED THAT THIS IS A TRUE STORY.
Do pass it on, it's too choice not to be shared.
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