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Writing Challenge Of The Night!

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Finish this Flash story!!

Lucretia  opened the box of pretzels and began slathering them with mustard.  Looking out the window she noticed 5 rainbows in the sky moving in a concentric circle.  The phone rang…..


Have a pleasant night…..



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Calls For Peace

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Obama and Kerry are so eager to seek peace at any cost that they evidently did not include representatives from Egypt or even from the Palestinian Authority in the high level Paris discussions. As a result, even the Palestinian Authority is disgusted with …Canada Free Press · 16 minutes ago
The statement also commends efforts by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to achieve a cease-fire … the international community to achieve a comprehensive peace based on …KHOU · 8 minutes ago
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
The real differences around the world today are not between Jews and Arabs; Protestants and Catholics; Muslims, Croats, and Serbs. The real differences are between those who embrace peace and those who would destroy it; between those who look to the future and those who cling to the past; between those who open their arms and those who are determined to clench their fists.
~William J. Clinton, 1997

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Solar Power Is The News Of The Day – No More Fighting Over Oil And Countries Who Have It!!!

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Shrink the Solar Power Inverter and Google Will Pay You $1 Million

Jan Lee

Jan Lee | Monday July 28th, 2014

LITTLE_BOX_POWER_INVERTER_GOOGLE_2What’s the size of a clunky ice cooler and essential to that off-grid lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of? If you guessed a solar power inverter, then you may be just the techie Google is hoping to hear from. At a time when computers can fit in the palm of your hand and miniaturized pacemakers can be less than 42 millimeters in size and less than 2 cubic centimeters in volume, it may seem surprising that we’re still dealing with solar inverters that can be as big as your grandmother’s knitting chest.

Google’s Green Team has come up with an ingenious answer: Offer what every hobby industrialist has always wanted – $1 million for the guy or gal that can come up with a way to shrink the technology.

For those who are unacquainted with power inverters, it’s that essential piece of equipment that allows us to actually utilize the power we gain through the solar panels or wind turbines. It converts the direct current (DC) that’s stored from say, a solar array, to the alternating current (AC) we use to power appliances.

Reducing the size of the power inverter would not only make it easier to install solar panels in isolated, undeveloped areas of the world, like Central America or India, but will also invariably open the door to better, smaller forms of renewable energy.


Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ….I’m thinking!




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Put Your War Back In The Drawer

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Put your war plans

back in the drawer

instead bring out

your peace and prosperity plans

and if you cannot find them

go get a tan somewhere on a beach

and leave it to the people

who know where to find

prosperity and peace!!!




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Quote Of The Day

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Jimi ( Hendrix) was always at The Scene when he was in New York and we played many times together. He was just everywhere – he went out and jammed everywhere he was.

I never really got to know Jimi as a person.

Johnny Winter
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Johnny Winter in 2007
Background information
Birth name John Dawson Winter III
Born February 23, 1944
Beaumont, Texas, US
Died July 16, 2014 (aged 70)
St Gallen, Switzerland
Genres Electric blues, blues rock, rock and roll, Texas blues
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica
Years active 1959–2014
Labels Columbia, Blue Sky, Alligator, Point Blank
Associated acts Edgar Winter
Website johnnywinter.net
Notable instruments
Gibson Firebird
Erlewine Lazer

Woodstock Reunion, Parr Meadows, Ridge, New York, 1979

John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American blues guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances in the late 1960s and 1970s,
I saw Johnny and Edgar Winter a number of times – They were quite good and absolutely had an original sound.  There were so many bands back then and so diverse.  Everyone was expressing themselves, their unique view on life through music – and the audiences were at the concert to see music and be with the music ….no food no drinks just the epiphany that music can be – encompassing everyone.
Second Winter
Studio album b
Guitar Slinger
Studio album by Johnny Winter
Released 1984

Jimi Hendrix

  • James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitair players…
  • en.wikipedia.org


Back then it all seemed so natural so everyday but I was living in a most unuaual time….. a magical time.

PEACE and have a great weekend


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Jokes !

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Jack Benny Stand Up Jokes
Last time I got a standing ovation was in England when I played with the London Philharmonic. I played the Wieniawski Concerto, and when I finished, the whole audience stood up – and walked out!
A scout troop consists of twelve little kids dressed like schmucks following a big schmuck dressed like a kid.            ( I am a former scout so Iam allowed to laugh at this joke…..)
(about Abraham Lincoln) Any man who would walk five miles through the snow, barefoot, just to return a library book so he could save three cents – that’s my kind of guy.

source: http://www.jokes4us.com/peoplejokes/comedianjokes/jackbennyjokes.html

Have a fab night!


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Israeli Reservists Sign Petition And Refuse To Serve

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Over 50 Israeli Reservists Declare ‘We Refuse to Serve’

Joint letter comes as Palestinian death toll in Gaza nears 800 and UN official warns of possible human rights violations and war crimes

(Image: War Resisters International)

(Image: War Resisters International)

As Israel continues to pummel Gaza, over 50 reservists in the Israeli army have declared their refusal to serve in the army and voiced their open support for “all those who resist being called to service.”

In a petition published Wednesday in the Washington Post, the resisters criticize an army that denies the “civil and human rights” of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. “We divide the world into good and evil according to the military’s categories; the military serves as the leading authority on who is valued more and who less in society,” reads the statement.

Yael Even Or, a key organizer of the petition and one of its signatories, told Democracy Now! on Thursday that “the timing and the platform have been chosen because of the urgency of this matter and our call to the Israeli government to stop the attack on Gaza.” However, she said the problem extends far beyond the current offensive of Gaza to all of Israeli society, where militarism “is so normal in Israel that it creates the idea that all of us are part of this thing, a part of the army.”


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