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Friday, September 10, 2010

The Timeless Julie Andrews






 This October 1, 2010…Julie will be 75 yrs old.
45 yrs. later - Julie Andrews & 7 children
Make sure you scroll to the end and read the lyrics (new) for the song “These Are My                 Favorite Things”.
 Can it possibly be that many years ago!

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They were having a reunion after 40 years
and all were looking healthy and amazingly well...

Enjoy reading this.
Make sure you read the new lyrics to the original song below:
Remember the 7 children of the Von Trapp family?
The Sound of Music' won the Academy Award for
Best Picture of 1965 and is one of the most popular
musicals ever produced.
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CURRENTLY.....

It wouldn't be funny if it weren't so true... Julie Andrews turned 
69 and to commemorate her 69th birthday on October 1, actress/vocalist Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan 's Radio City Music Hall for the benefit of the AARP. One of the musical numbers she performed was "My Favourite Things" from the legendary movie "The Sound Of Music."
Here are the actual lyrics she used:
Maalox and nose drops and needles for knitting,
Walkers and handrails and new dental fittings,
Bundles of magazines tied up in string,
These are a few of my favourite things.

Cadillac's and cataracts, and hearing aids and glasses,
Polident and Fixodent and false teeth in glasses,
Pacemakers, golf carts and porches with swings,
These are a few of my favourite things..

When the pipes leak, When the bones creak,
When the knees go bad,
I simply remember my favourite things,
And then I don't feel so bad.

Hot tea and crumpets and corn pads for bunions,
No spicy hot food or food cooked with onions,
Bathrobes and heating pads and hot meals they bring,
These are a few of my favourite things.

Back pains, confused brains, and no need for sinnin',
Thin bones and fractures and hair that is thinnin',
And we won't mention our short, shrunken frames,
When we remember our favourite things.

When the joints ache, When the hips break,
When the eyes grow dim,
Then I remember the great life I've had,
And then I don't feel so bad.

Ms. Andrews received a standing ovation from the crowd that lasted over four minutes and repeated encores. Please share Ms. Andrews' clever wit and humour with others who would appreciate it.





Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Secret For Speedy Service At Public Offices & Events








The other day I needed to go to the emergency room.  Not wanting to sit there for 4 hours, I put on my GREEN HAT that I got from Newsmax when I had subscribed to the magazine.

When I went into the E.R., I noticed that 3/4 of the people got up and left.  I guess they decided that they weren't that sick after all.  Cut at least 3 hours off my waiting time.  Here's the hat.  Try it the next time you're in need of quicker emergency service.




 
It also works at DMV.  It saved me 5 hours.

At the Laundromat, three minutes after entering, I had my choice of any machine, most still running.

Don't try it at McDonald's though.  The whole crew got up and left and l never got my order.