“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#83950 Apr 11, 2013
Toj wrote:
In Covina, CA today:
"Police say a man deliberately cut himself with saws inside a Los Angeles-area Home Depot store, causing a gruesome scene in front of customers that left him severely injured.
West Covina police Cpl. Rudy Lopez says the man was in the store's tool section Wednesday when he grabbed several small hand saws and cut his arms to the bone.
Police found the man unconscious in a pool of blood.
An off-duty paramedic had been shopping nearby, and with help from police collected twine and rags from shelves and put makeshift tourniquets on both arms.
The man was in surgery, but his condition is unclear.
Lopez says the man was carrying no identification and has been unable to answer questions, so police don't know his name or why he cut himself."
It says armS. I'm shocked he could cut one arm to the bone and stillhave enough use of that arm to cut the other.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#83951 Apr 11, 2013
Thru my now former job, I got passes to Disney parks last year. Me and a guest. Took the older one to the water par last year. Got same passes again this year. Took younger one today. Older one was in school.

Came home and at dinner, he asked me with no anger in his voice, but complete seriousness, "So where are you taking ME tomorrow?"

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#83952 Apr 11, 2013
Toj wrote:
<quoted text>
The bigger question is "Why did we go to Vietnam and in whose view"?
Meh. I don't really care why. I care why *he* thinks we did so that I can get my A. Beyond that...<shrug>

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#83953 Apr 11, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Heard something on a history documentary on Cinemax, i believe....In 1946, Ho Chi Minh attempted to reach our President Truman, at the time. He was begging for some guidence to bring a form of democracy to his people in Vietnam, but was ignored by our government......i just could'nt believe it, when they said it....how we might have dropped the ball, that bad.....
Oh we dropped it so badly so many many many times. We (US reps) were with HCM in Hanoi after the '45 revolution "celebrating" with him. VN was such a clusterfuck on so many levels from every damn side.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#83954 Apr 11, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>I am just amused that anyone thinks that being THEIR fb friend is such a privilege that other people would alter their behavior before risking a defriending.
Exactly. It comes across horrible.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#83955 Apr 11, 2013
At a restaurant waiting for my friend. I ordered wine and actually had a preference as to what kind of Reisling I got. Does this mean I'm becoming a wine snob or an alcoholic? Both?

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#83956 Apr 11, 2013
Wow. This guy needs clean underwear!

http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/excursions/pos...

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#83957 Apr 11, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Thru my now former job, I got passes to Disney parks last year. Me and a guest. Took the older one to the water par last year. Got same passes again this year. Took younger one today. Older one was in school.

Came home and at dinner, he asked me with no anger in his voice, but complete seriousness, "So where are you taking ME tomorrow?"
Ha...

I saw a picture of a young, surly looking Kim Jong Un with his dad at Disney. Even that ass got to go there.:(

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#83958 Apr 11, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Wow. This guy needs clean underwear!

http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/excursions/pos...
"Footage contains an expletive"

Heh. Duh?

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

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#83959 Apr 11, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Wow. This guy needs clean underwear!

http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/excursions/pos...
That was awesome!!!

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#83960 Apr 11, 2013
dahgts wrote:
<quoted text>
You're probably right. I'll let you know next month.
i haven't had anyone ask me about famous chicagoans.

i thoguht of somethign else to warn you about... european pillows tend to be smaller and flatter than what we ahve here, so if you are a side sleeper or just need more pillow, bring a pillow case and shove a pair of jeans or a sweater in there to prop you up... that and some anxiety over work left behind left me with some crappy nights sleep...

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#83961 Apr 11, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
No it was just south of teh corner of Clark and Belden. Cicero is pretty far away now and had poorer transportation then.
In the early 1960's my Chicago high school offered horseback riding clases in Lincoln Park. The garage/stable was just across the street from the St Valentines Day garage. It was torn down in the 70's I think. There is a highrise public housing for seniors on the site now. My husband lived about a block away when we met in the early 80's. I haven't walked the area on foot in 30 years. I don't think there is a plaque.
The only person posting here who references being in that neighborhood might be Sam
i thoguht that was at the Biograph at Lincoln just north of Fullerton...? my collegiate stomping ground...

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#83962 Apr 11, 2013
alcholic, resling is sheit.
Matilda77 wrote:
At a restaurant waiting for my friend. I ordered wine and actually had a preference as to what kind of Reisling I got. Does this mean I'm becoming a wine snob or an alcoholic? Both?

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#83963 Apr 11, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
<quoted text>
Meh. I don't really care why. I care why *he* thinks we did so that I can get my A. Beyond that...<shrug>
To stop communism. At least that was the government answer of the day.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#83964 Apr 11, 2013
Aisle Sitter wrote:
<quoted text>
i thoguht that was at the Biograph at Lincoln just north of Fullerton...? my collegiate stomping ground...
Biograph was where John Dillinger was shot.
The St Valentines Day Massacre was in the garage at Calrk and Belden

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#83965 Apr 11, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
<quoted text>
Meh. I don't really care why. I care why *he* thinks we did so that I can get my A. Beyond that...<shrug>
When you get some extra time to read (hah! I know) find Barbara Tuchman's March of Folly. She explores 5 or 6 episodes in history where governments took action that could not possibly had a favorable outcome. Most are ancient or historical but she includes VietNam.
She is a good historian and very readable.

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#83966 Apr 11, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>Biograph was where John Dillinger was shot.
The St Valentines Day Massacre was in the garage at Calrk and Belden
meh, greater lincoln park, gangsters, prohibition, shootings.... it all runs together in my mind...:-j`

<ducks & runs>

in all seriousness, do i at least get points for putting some of that together ?

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#83967 Apr 11, 2013
oh, and BTW, im making a quilt/blanket for a baby shower on saturday.... i'll try to remember to get a photo i can use for my avatar. the mom asked for books, so i found some book-character fabric and i'm trying a couple things for the first time.

Since: Oct 12

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#83968 Apr 12, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Wow. This guy needs clean underwear!
http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/excursions/pos...
Geez....Who would imagine, fishing for tuna from a kayak, might be problematic?..lol...

Since: Oct 12

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#83969 Apr 12, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>Biograph was where John Dillinger was shot.
The St Valentines Day Massacre was in the garage at Calrk and Belden
...That must be correct, since Capone's mob enemys would have been on the northside...i know that is where O'Banion, the florist was.....Capone started out running just the southside....

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