Thursday, July 17, 2008

Defining moments

 

ADULT: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle.

BEAUTY PARLOR: A place where women curl up and dye.

CANNIBAL: Someone who is fed up with people.

CHICKENS: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead.

DUST: Mud with the juice squeezed out.

EGOTIST: Someone who is usually me-deep in conversation.

HANDKERCHIEF: Cold storage.

INFLATION: Cutting money in half without damaging the paper.

MOSQUITO: An insect that makes you like flies better.

RAISIN: Grape with a sunburn.

SECRET: Something you tell to one person at a time.

SKELETON: A bunch of bones with the person scraped off.

TOOTHACHE: The pain that drives you to extraction.

TOMORROW: One of the greatest labor saving devices of today.

YAWN: An honest opinion openly expressed.

WRINKLES: Something other people have, similar to my character lines.

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Great value in disaster

 

Great Value in Disaster

Thomas Edison's laboratory was virtually destroyed by fire in December, 1914.
Although the damage exceeded $2 million, the buildings were only insured for
$238,000 because they were made of concrete and thought to be fireproof.

Much of Edison's life's work went up in spectacular flames that December night.
At the height of the fire, Edison's 24-year old son, Charles, frantically searched
for his father among the smoke and debris.
He finally found him, calmly watching the scene, his face glowing in the reflection,
 his white hair blowing in the wind.
 
"My heart ached for him," said Charles. "He was 67 - no longer a young man -
and everything was going up in flames.

When he saw me, he shouted, "Charles, where's your mother?"
When I told him I didn't know, he said, "Find her. Bring her here.
She will never see anything like this as long as she lives."
 
The next morning, Edison looked at the ruins and said,
"There is great value in disaster.

All our mistakes are burned up.
Thank God we can start anew."
 
Three weeks after the fire, Edison managed to deliver his first phonograph.






Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Defining moments

ADULT: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle.

BEAUTY PARLOR: A place where women curl up and dye.

CANNIBAL: Someone who is fed up with people.

CHICKENS: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead.

DUST: Mud with the juice squeezed out.

EGOTIST: Someone who is usually me-deep in conversation.

HANDKERCHIEF: Cold storage.

INFLATION: Cutting money in half without damaging the paper.

MOSQUITO: An insect that makes you like flies better.

RAISIN: Grape with a sunburn.

SECRET: Something you tell to one person at a time.

SKELETON: A bunch of bones with the person scraped off.

TOOTHACHE: The pain that drives you to extraction.

TOMORROW: One of the greatest labor saving devices of today.

YAWN: An honest opinion openly expressed.

WRINKLES: Something other people have, similar to my character lines.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Deadly beauties

 

 

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Did you notice the Sizes?

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Kodak Digital Camera


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Did you see small fish?

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