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Poem Friday – What Ever You Do Don’t Let Texas Be Blue

I have not done a Poem Friday in some time but I needed something like what is going on in this Country to get me off my posteria and write, because I can. Its about ” Seeing something and saying something.”

 

The Great State Of Texas proudly blood Red

Economically wealthy and successful and the best is ahead

 

Proud of their President, their Flag and the American Flag to

Proud of their history, the heritage, there hospitality genuine and true

They love and show great respect for their vets and military men

For those who fought for USA they will always stand up and defend

I have always been so impressed when they take time to shake their hand and  personally comend

 

I know the wealth and beauty of this State is the envy of many 

The door should be open to those who share this pride not just any

 

Those from the States  and cities that are blue

Stay there, clean up their mess,  get your politicians to work as they should do

 

They appear to be unhappy, mean, and vicious it seems

It appears that they have lost their  spirit and their American Dreams

 

The blues cause unrest, bringing the ‘Reds’ down in their sights

This State is a great state with no need for anti establishment fights

 

It does not need the face covered Antifas, climate changers, destroying property into the nights

Freedom of speech as it should be  is a Texans right

 

Texas they have the right constitutionally to bear Arms

They need Guns to protect themselves, their land and their Farms

 

So Blues if you come to Texas to stay

You need to think about changing to red and live the Texan way

 

I am neither a Republican or Democrat in fact I  live in Australia that is true

I stay in Texas for the months that they allow and leave when due

But I have to say be careful  and “What ever you do don’t let Texas be Blue”

 

 

 

Go Vote for your President you need him and he needs you

 

 

 

 

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Did You Know – 03/22/2018

As I am in New Zealand at the moment I thought you may like to know things you did not know about New Zealand


1. The longest place name in the world is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu, a hill in Hawke’s Bay.

2. No part of the country is more than 128km (79 miles) from the sea.

3. Only 5% of NZ’s population is human the rest are animals.

4. More people die in New Zealand each year playing lawn bowls than scuba diving.


5. New Zealand is similar in size to the UK, but only has a population of about 4 million (compared to 63 million in the UK).

6. Gisborne airport has train tracks running across the middle of the runway. Quite often, trains and planes have to stop until one moves out-of-the-way.

7. NZ has banned all television advertising on Good Friday, Easter Sunday, ANZAC Day, and Christmas Day.

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Did You Know – 11/20/2017

 

 

  1. A captive killer whale at MarineLand discovered it could regurgitate fish onto the surface of the water, attracting seagulls and then eat the birds. Four others then learned to copy the behavior.

2. Fiji Water once ran an ad that stated: “The label says Fiji because it’s not bottled in Cleveland.” The Cleveland water department took offense, so they challenged the statement, commissioned a test, and proved that Fiji water had more impurities in it.

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3. Sound changes when it snows. It seems quieter right after a snowfall because a blanket of fresh powder is absorbing the sound waves- but once the snow melts and refreezes, it then creates a reflective surface that amplifies sound by allowing it to travel farther than normal.

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4. The official border between Belgium and the Netherlands runs through living rooms, yards and cafés, so it’s possible – indeed, it happens more often than you’d think – to sit across a table having a cup of coffee with someone who is actually in a different country.

For a while, a Dutch law requiring dining establishments to close earlier than they did in Belgium. At closing time in the Netherlands, patrons would have to get up and move tables, over to the Belgian side.

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5. Facts about ‘Thanks Giving’

   

  • Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird, not the eagle.
  • Americans eat 46 million turkeys each Thanksgiving.
  • Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s first meal in space after walking on the moon was foil packets with roasted turkey.
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Did You Know – 06/26/2017

1.Ginger is a long used medicine in many cultures, it is a winter must have because of its anti inflammatory compounds. It is very inexpensive and known to be used for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and the cancer linked to it.

 

2. If you want to befriend a dog this is how you do it. Dogs get high when you rub their ears real good. They have a branch of nerves in their ears that extend to their internal organs and release endorphins when you rub them, sending relaxing impulses through their bodies and going them a natural high.

3. Anxiety can be a direct result of their parents behavior. Though high anxiety is partly genetic, children are more likely to be anxious if their parents openly criticize them, doubt their competence, are controlling, or are emotionally cold – to the pont that researchers analyzing a childs anxiety have been able to predict their mother’s behavior before ever observing it.

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4. With a country such as Norway, with so many beautiful areas and scenery, you might think that the access is restricted or commercialized by someone. But that isn’t the caseTrespassing is not so much of a thing in Norway. The country has a law called ‘allemannsretten’ meaning every man’s right or the right to roam that dates back to ancient times and allow you to freely roam and camp on all uncultivated land as long as you show respect for nature and pick up your trash.

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5. The phrase ‘Crab mentality’ is used to describe the ‘if I can’t have it, neither can you’ mindset. The metaphors refers to a pot of crabs that could easily get out, but they ensure their own demise by competitively clawing at each other-like spiteful humans trying to bring down those who are more successful by diminishing their importance 

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Best Buy Wednesday On Thursday – 10/15/2015

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Now this is something that I do not travel without. I use it when I travel around the country on my motor cycle. It saves me buying bottle water everyday which can be very expensive especially if you are traveling for some time. You are able just to fill your drinking bottle with tap water. I took it to Mexico on my last trip and on any trip I do overseas. Camping or hunting is another use for this LifeStraw for using creek or river water. It will go a long way to stop you from getting Deli Belly.
There is also a LifeStraw water bottle which is also a perfect way to carry water for drinking, rather than use the straw directly from a stream, tap, or tumbler if you are hiking.
As you can see below the young girls are giving you a practical demonstration and review of the product.

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LifeStraw is an astounding water filtration device. It’s small, highly portable, simple to operate, and possibly life-saving.

Keep one with your camping gear, in the glove compartment of your car, and in your pocket anytime you’re hiking in a remote area.

This would make a great Christmas gift for everyone in the family and especially for those family or friends that have it all and hard to find something a little different.

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This Is What I Call A Camper – UEV-440 | Conqueror Australia

I love camping and this trailer looks a beauty. Has every thing but the kitchen sink. Oh hang on it has the kitchen sink.

It is made in Australia so made for very rough country

 

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Survive Crisis No 6 – You Are Alone

You have suddenly become nauseated, dizzy and weak. Don’t wait around and self diagnose. Is it a Stroke, Heart Attack, Vertigo? You cannot tell. If you think you are going to faint or blackout sit down so that you don’t hurt yourself if you fall.

 

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a. Call 911 or the emergency number of the country you are in. (I think personally it should be the same number world-wide). Because this is not the case when you travel always take note of what the emergency number is in that country as you never know when you need it.

Unlock your front door. If you are fainting get on the floor and if possible call verbally for help.

 

b. If this happens while drivingPull over to the side of the road and put on your  flashers. Call 911 and do not get out of the car as you may get knocked over by a passing vehicle.

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c. Emergency responder instructionsThey will often place you in what they call ‘Recovery Position’ which is protection from hurting yourself if you become unconscious. 

Arrange yourself in this position by lying on your side with your bottom arm extended out from your body. Bend your top arm 90 degrees and drape your top wrist over your bottom elbow. Drape your top leg over your bottom leg.

Organizing your limbs in this way will prevent your body from rolling into another position .

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d. Extra ProtectionIf you have a chronic condition it pays to always keep your cell phone handy. Another protection for speedy attention,  have your blood group written down or on an ID necklace  or any drug that you may be allergic to. It could save your life.

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My Fav Facebook Picture – A Powerful Picture

I found this picture very powerful and In my opinion we need to realize these boys and girls need a lot more support than they are getting from their country when they come home. Again in my opinion we do not need to send these boys or girls to any more worn torn countries, their problems will never be solved by us as it all stems from Biblical times that will continue for centuries.
We need our soldiers home to protect our country not anyone else’s – Just sayin.
I am sure that all of us with children feel his sadness and pain.

 

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From Facebook

A friend of a friend, posted this picture of a military dad waiting to board his flight, trying to say goodbye to his newborn daughter. Made me hug my kids a little longer, and made me fill with gratitude for the incredible sacrifices our military members make.
Hit “like” if you are also grateful for all they do for our freedom! — with Daniel Joe Sam.


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Another Aussie Joke

I know, exposing my funny side this morning. oh and by the way a ‘Tinnie is an aluminum boat’.

 

 

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Mike goes to a boat and camping show in the big smoke and wins a tinnie.

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He brought it home and his wife looks at him and says,

“What you gonna do with that. There’s no water to Float a boat within 160 Klms of here.”

He says, “I won it and I’m gonna keep it.”

His brother came over to visit several days later. He sees
The wife and asks where his brother is.

She says, “He’s out there in his tinnie”,
Pointing to the paddock behind the house.

The brother heads out behind the house and sees his Brother in the middle of a dry paddock sitting in the
Tinnie with a fishing rod in his hand ..
He yells out to him, “What are you doing?”

His brother replies, “I’m fishing. What the hell does it look like I’m a doing?”

His brother yells, “It’s people like you that give us people from the country a bad name, making everybody think we’re stupid.

If I could swim, I’d come out there and kick your arse!”
ATT22

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One Side Fighting To Die, The Other, Fighting To Live….

This video is an example of why we should  hold these men  in great esteem and give veterans the best care that our Country can provide .

They lost their friends and mates and suffered a life time of traumatic memories, all in the name of their Country.

WW2 Kamikaze Attack on USS Laffey

The most fierce kamikaze attack in naval history,but the men of the Greatest Generation kept their ship afloat.
Watch how low some of these attacks were.Very hard to hit incoming aircraft at this profile.

Amazing film footage… NOT scripted; actual sights…

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