This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.
This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.
Our sympathies to the people there. Our prayers go with them.
I join in offering prayers for them.
The person/people responsible should be executed, NOT imprisoned!
Nice day here in Memphis. Everyone have a good safe week.
Had an early appt w/doc.
Almost spring here, sun/rain and sometimes gets near to our normal warmer weather.
Hope you all are fairing better.
Have a great week.
Have a great week, everyone!
Got mine done last week.
That's right, our motorhome was fully packed and loaded for departure the next morning. We had storms in STL or we would have slept in it to get an earlier start. Good thing we did not since the tree next to it and the RV were struck by lightning. It disabled the RV so no travels for awhile. Bummer.....
spring would actually come!
Took in the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago yesterday...FANTASTIC! Have a great week everyone.
Completely missed this morning so before I go to bed it's time to check in. Hope you all have a great week.
Hope all the POI friends are ok.....
Have a great week everyone.
Have a great day and prayers to our fellow Americans in Boston.
My thoughts are with everyone there.
like others, just checking in
69th post in this thread.
Our prayers go out to our Americans friends & neighbors in Boston. May you find these people and give them some of what they've dished out. Thinking of you.
Good Morning Everyone, Have a Great Day.
Hope those responsible will be quickly caught and dealt with.
We will all pray with you Boston.
Our prayers to all affected.
Sad times.... Prayers for all the people up in Boston for the race.....
My heart goes out to those innocent bystanders.
Can't believe it. Time sure flies these days.
Good to be back in the fold. The pace still looks the same.
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Have a nice day.
Why do almost 50% of the people pay no taxes?
You would not like to hear the answer
Over the weekend, we were four votes away from the United States senate giving our constitutional rights over to the United Nations. In a 53-46 vote, the senate narrowly passed a measure that will stop the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.
The Statement of Purpose from the bill read:
To uphold Second Amendment rights and prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.
The U.N. Small Arms Treaty, which has been championed by the Obama Administration, would have effectively placed a global ban on the import and export of small firearms. The ban would have affected all private gun owners in the U.S. , and had language that would have implemented an international gun registry on all private guns and ammo.
Astonishingly, 46 of our senators were willing to give away our constitutional rights to a foreign power.
Here are the senators that voted to give your rights to the U.N.:
One posting of the 46 Senators Who is enough.
in WDC, but not for me.
Thanks for posting this list of the senators willing to give away our constitutional rights to a foreign power
Definition: Casual conversation; small talk.
We exchanged some chitchat about the weather.
Let's keep it light on the chit chat thread please.
man is it warm today
Best wishes to all for a fast recovery of those affected on that day. This act was Evil. 15 seconds of terror for a life time of pain. Help bring to justice all.
Prayers go out to all Americans whose lives were forever changed by the cowardly acts of terrorism at the Boston Marathon. Words can not express what you and everyone else in this great country must be feeling.
I hope the perpetrators of this unspeakable crime will be swiftly brought to justice.
Please, take of each other and may God Bless America.
as i get older time seems to pass much more quickly.. to wit, it is a new week again!
Yup, and now he has to file for an extension. First time ever this has happened. Had them in, in plenty of time.
Went camping last week. Had HUGE winds for several days. Ended up spending a few days in Death Valley. There are two places to buy supplies when camping in the park. One is actually IN the park and the other one seems to be just a hair outside the park.
At Stovepipe Wells the prices are high but are regulated by the parks department. Beer is around $10 a six pack. Not super outrageous.
At Furnace Creek the prices are NOT regulated by the parks department. Beer - any brand of beer - is $13.75 a six pack. Soda is $9.50 a six pack. Small cans of propane - such as is used for lanterns and camp stoves - normally sells in "regular" stores for anywhere from $3.50 - $5.00 a bottle. At Furnace Creek it is a whopping $13.50 a bottle.
Moral of the story: If camping or sightseeing in Death Valley either bring plenty of supplies with you or go over to Stovepipe Wells to do your shopping!
Spring appears to have sprung...
80 degrees here today.
Tomorrow is hump-day! Woohoo!
and ready to face a new week
Nice weather temps in the sixties, which means if we get any snow it will not stay more than a day or two.
Good luck to all.
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