El's Kitchen

“guess who Lois?”

Level 7

Since: Dec 06

A little hole in the wall.

#29549 Aug 28, 2013
SLACK wrote:
<quoted text>I understand that you don't get it
I do get what you're trying to say ... I'm just saying it's not necessarily all that simple.... people just don't smile at two strangers passing by acting thuggish.

further to my point, two thuggish white boys would have received the same reaction as they walked through Denny's neighbourhood.
SLACK

Ludington, MI

#29550 Aug 28, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>I do get what you're trying to say ... I'm just saying it's not necessarily all that simple.... people just don't smile at two strangers passing by acting thuggish.
further to my point, two thuggish white boys would have received the same reaction as they walked through Denny's neighbourhood.
skin color has nothing to do with it

a smile is powerful
SLACK

Ludington, MI

#29551 Aug 28, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>.... people just don't smile at two strangers passing by acting thuggish.
not when they have lived sheltered lives
SLACK

Ludington, MI

#29552 Aug 28, 2013
look what her sneer got them

“Cool huh?”

Since: Jun 06

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#29553 Aug 29, 2013
Wildbluerose wrote:
WAVES HI.... To all of the Good Folks Who Visit El's Kitchen....
((LOVE-n-HUGS)) To Lady Eleanor...
@}-'--,---
Lady Eleanor returns those {{{HUGS}}} and throws in a big KISS
(on both cheeks, lol) to Dear Rose, and to tell you, I haven't forgit!

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Level 8

Since: Mar 11

Rockin' USA ;)

#29554 Aug 29, 2013
On my wayyyyy home..STAGGERING...
.. So Lady El...I think I shall indulge in a HOT cup of JAVA and a HUGE Slice of Coconut Custard Pie...
.

YUMMY...;)

“Cool huh?”

Since: Jun 06

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#29555 Aug 29, 2013
SLACK wrote:
<quoted text>skin color has nothing to do with it
a smile is powerful
Here's what a smile got me, lol.

In the early days of knowing P, we were in a self-service
restaurant, P at the counter and myself sitting waiting at
the breakfast bar. Nearby was a Chinese fellow, sitting alone.
There were three diners sitting inbetween this gent and myself.

He apparently misconstrued my greeting, as he gestured holding five fingers in the air in my direction. The other diners looked at him in amazement then to turned in my direction to see my reaction.
I shook my head...he then held up 10 fingers, indicating he was offering me more for my services LOL. All heads turned in my direction. Agan I shook my head, heads turned back to him, bit like a tennis match.

At that point my then BF came waltzing over with a tray of food, and I laughingly told him what had happened....at this point the Chinese chap legged it to the door, ran across the road and jumped on a moving bus...followed by my then boyfriend, who did not have the best of intentions! The restaurant was in an uproar.

We laugh at that looking back....



“Cool huh?”

Since: Jun 06

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#29556 Aug 29, 2013
Colorado Chick wrote:
On my wayyyyy home..STAGGERING...
.. So Lady El...I think I shall indulge in a HOT cup of JAVA and a HUGE Slice of Coconut Custard Pie...
.
YUMMY...;)
Sounds like it's been a Hard Day's Night CC.

Here's your freshly made Java and pie to see you on your way...

Sleep well...:)

“Cool huh?”

Since: Jun 06

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#29557 Aug 29, 2013
A smile or a kind gesture DOES go a long way however.

One time in a new neighbourhood, I drove past the local youths sitting aimlessly in the bus shelter, seemed at first glance they glared as I passed.

Luckily my grandson was staying with us, and soon he was kicking a football around with these kids,
they would come around for him...turned out these
kids were just the same as yours and mine, just bored, wary of trangers as I had been of them.

Looking back I know it could have been a different story altogether had I kept them at arm's length, continuing to regard them as the 'enemy'.

I am still in that same neighbourhood..and they still come round, two years ago they dug us out when we were snowbound, those 'dubious looking' boys.

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Since: Jun 06

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#29558 Aug 29, 2013
Wishing Everyone in the Kitchen a very Good Morning.

“Denny Crain”

Level 8

Since: Jan 11

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#29559 Aug 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
Wishing Everyone in the Kitchen a very Good Morning.
And a very good morning back at you El.

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#29560 Aug 29, 2013
GOOD MORNING LADY EL/MADAME GRACE LADIES&GENTS of the REALM ..... kit krue

this week/end of death is approaching

some chit/chat......
I exceed our National speed limit of 65 MPH by 5 doing 70...99% you pass....
now three cars in a row
A] passed guessing 70
B] passing me and A 75?
C] passing all of us ??????????
so no matter how fast you are going someone is a toe heavier

I drive with cruise on saves a ton of tickets ... so I reach my destination say at 60mph in apprx 60-65 minutes

now A/B/C apprx 5-10 minutes before me and burning up fuel ...

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#29561 Aug 29, 2013
at a stopper.. two lanes one is open
the car behind you always goes into the other lane ... what did he gain a better view
, aaaaaaaaaaaaah but no
he wanted that extra 18 feet

but in my case , it is 65'...... yes 65' that is because I am in a stretched Limo,, chauffered of course Lincoln for sure

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#29562 Aug 29, 2013
are you ready for more CHIT????

never once did I ever use my judicial plates to speed ... never

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#29563 Aug 29, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>let's put it down to a minor misunderstanding ....
no prob just letting others no via you , a lot of times my posts are really directed at a certain poster ....

a fancy memo in a sense ...have a good day
SLACK

Ludington, MI

#29564 Aug 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
Here's what a smile got me, lol.
In the early days of knowing P, we were in a self-service
restaurant, P at the counter and myself sitting waiting at
the breakfast bar. Nearby was a Chinese fellow, sitting alone.
There were three diners sitting inbetween this gent and myself.
He apparently misconstrued my greeting, as he gestured holding five fingers in the air in my direction. The other diners looked at him in amazement then to turned in my direction to see my reaction.
I shook my head...he then held up 10 fingers, indicating he was offering me more for my services LOL. All heads turned in my direction. Agan I shook my head, heads turned back to him, bit like a tennis match.
At that point my then BF came waltzing over with a tray of food, and I laughingly told him what had happened....at this point the Chinese chap legged it to the door, ran across the road and jumped on a moving bus...followed by my then boyfriend, who did not have the best of intentions! The restaurant was in an uproar.
We laugh at that looking back....
troublemaker

“Cool huh?”

Since: Jun 06

Location hidden

#29565 Aug 29, 2013
SLACK wrote:
<quoted text>troublemaker
LOL!

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Since: Jun 06

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#29566 Aug 29, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>And a very good morning back at you El.
It didn't have much bearing on your own situation Denny I know that...I was lucky in that the kids had a common denominator,
it paved the way.

“Cool huh?”

Since: Jun 06

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#29567 Aug 29, 2013
tallyho wrote:
GOOD MORNING LADY EL/MADAME GRACE LADIES&GENTS of the REALM ..... kit krue
this week/end of death is approaching
some chit/chat......
I exceed our National speed limit of 65 MPH by 5 doing 70...99% you pass....
now three cars in a row
A] passed guessing 70
B] passing me and A 75?
C] passing all of us ??????????
so no matter how fast you are going someone is a toe heavier
I drive with cruise on saves a ton of tickets ... so I reach my destination say at 60mph in apprx 60-65 minutes
now A/B/C apprx 5-10 minutes before me and burning up fuel ...
How about being driven at a leisurely pace (70) being speed limit,
suddenly the driver (no names) goes into 6th gear and we are doing 90...why?
Because a car is approaching in the outside lane with the intention of overtaking. The cheek!

“Want A Friend, Be One..”

Level 9

Since: Mar 12

We All Could Use A Friend!!

#29568 Aug 29, 2013
Good morning dear friends can we say I will not bicker with my brothers and sisters..TY..you guys are great..glad I was invited here with you..Everybody enjoy this fine day the Lord has made for us..(hugs).<3..now put a big smile on that beautiful face for the world to see.:o)

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