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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
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Same house today
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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
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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
BEDROOM WINDOW.
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.
3 Aug 2014



Medical bent this week

1. Do you know your blood type?
2. When was your last physical?
3. Have you had your blood drawn for testing?
4. Have you ever required treatment at a Emergency Room?
5. Have you had to stay in the Hospital for treatment?
17 Jun 2014
USA 2 Ghana 1

USA USA USA!
21 Feb 2014
My current desktop is a Windows XP machine - it has served me well for over a decade. With Microsoft stopping support of XP in the very near future, it has become time to replace the antique.

My computer at work runs Windows 7 - I have not had any problems with it.

Windows 8 is now on the market.

Any recommendations between 7 & 8 ????




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You have officially made me laugh today. I just thought I'd say thanks, because it was the first time aaaall day.
20 Dec 2009 - 17:07

hi there, how are you doing?
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Small world at 3:30am. Eh?
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