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#112411 - 05/23/09 01:35 AM Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009
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GOOD SATURDAY MORNING, EVERYBODY!!


Sunrise over Goat Mountain, Az


A NICE DAY FOR AN OMELET...






ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY...

1430 - Joan of Arc was captured by Burgundians. She was then sold to the English.

1785 - Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter that he had invented bifocals.

1788 - South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify U.S. Constitution.

1827 - The first nursery school in the U.S. was established in New York City.

1846 - Arabella Mansfield (Belle Aurelia Babb) was born. She was the first woman in the U.S. to pass the bar exam, though she never used her law degree.






1873 - Canada's North West Mounted Police force was established. The organization's name was changed to Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1920.








1876 - Bostonís Joe Borden pitched the very first no-hitter in the history of the National League.

1879 - The first U.S. veterinary school was established by Iowa State University.

1895 - The New York Public Library was created with an agreement that combined the city's existing Astor and Lenox libraries.

1900 - Civil War hero Sgt. William H. Carney became the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor, 37 years after the Battle of Fort Wagner.

1908 - Part of the Great White Fleet arrived in Puget Sound, WA.

1915 - During World War I, Italy joined the Allies as they declared war on Austria-Hungary.

1922 - "Daylight Saving Time" was debated in the first debate ever to be heard on radio in Washington, DC.

1934 - In Bienville Parish, LA, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed by Texas Rangers. The bank robbers were riding in a stolen Ford Deluxe.

1945 - In Luneburg Germany, Heinrich Himmler, the head of the Nazi Gestapo, committed suicide while imprisoned by the Allied forces.

1949 - The Republic of West Germany was established.

1960 - Israel announced the capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina.

1962 - The National Basketball Association (NBA) agreed to transfer the Philadelphia Warriors to San Francisco, CA. The team became the San Francisco Warriors (and later the Golden State Warriors).

1985 - Thomas Patrick Cavanagh was sentenced to life in prison for trying to sell Stealth bomber secrets to the Soviet Union.

1992 - In Lisbon, Portugal , the U.S. and four former Soviet republics signed an agreement to implement the START missile reduction treaty that had been agreed to by the Soviet Union before it was dissolved.

1994 - "Pulp Fiction" won the "Golden Palm" for best film at the 47th Cannes Film Festival.


My favorite scene...click it \:\)


1995 - The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was demolished.

1998 - British Protestants and Irish Catholics of Northern Ireland approved a peace accord.

1999 - Gerry Bloch, at age 81, became the oldest climber to scale El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. He broke his own record that he set in 1986 when he was 68 years old.




MUSIC FOR THE DAY....






click it
1970 - The Grateful Dead played its first British concert at the Hollywood Rock Festival.
It was also their first show outside of the U.S.














BIRTHDAY NODS FOR MAY 23...

1810 - Margaret Fuller
journalist: The Dial, The New York Tribune; author: Women in the Nineteenth Century; feminist; killed [w/husband and two-year-old son] in shipwreck [off Long Island NY] July 19, 1850

1883 - Douglas Fairbanks (Douglas Elton Ulman)
actor: The Americano, He Comes Up Smiling, The Mollycoddle, The Mark of Zorro, The Three Musketeers, Robin Hood, The Thief of Bagdad, The Black Pirate, The Gaucho; formed United Artists with D.W. Griffith & Charlie Chaplin; died Dec 12, 1939

1910 - Artie Shaw (Arthur Arschawsky)
musician: clarinet: bandleader: Begin The Beguine, Indian Love Call, Frenesi, Summit Ridge Drive, My Little Nest of Heavenly Blue, Back Bay Shuffle, Traffic Jam, Nightmare, The Blues, They Say, Thanks for Evírything, Stardust, Dancing in the Dark, Concerto for Clarinet, Iím Forever Blowing Bubbles, Any Old Time; died Dec 30, 2004

1928 - Rosemary Clooney
singer: Hey There, Come On-A My House, This Ole House, Bye Bye Blackbird; actress: White Christmas, Deep in My Heart, Red Garters, Mangos, The Rosemary Clooney Show; aunt of actor George Clooney; sister of Nick Clooney, TV news anchor; died June 29, 2002

1933 - Joan Collins
actress: Dynasty, The Stud; appeared in Playboy at age 50; sister of writer, Jackie Collins

1958 - Drew Carey
comedian, actor, producer, writer: The Drew Carey Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?; TV game show host: The Price Is Right





PHOTOS...






Lonely





















April showers bring May flowers

















Isolation



 Quote:
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. ~Mignon McLaughlin



Today is my 22nd wedding anniversary... \:\)




HAVE A GREAT DAY Y'ALL!
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#112415 - 05/23/09 02:22 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: olyve]
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...from yesterday's RT:

 Originally Posted By: agnostic
many more returnables, Rick!

Thank you, sir!


 Originally Posted By: SuZQ
Happy Birthday, Rick!

Thank you SuZQ. I thought of you when I was at the Denver Airport last week. ;\)

NOTE: I couldn't post "yesterday" because I'd exceeded my daily limit of postings \:D
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#112422 - 05/23/09 02:46 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: pdx rick]
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Nice opening Olyve \:\)
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#112436 - 05/23/09 03:54 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: pdx rick]
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Great ibtro, Olyve-fantastic photos!
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#112440 - 05/23/09 04:07 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: olyve]
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Happy anniversary, Olyve!
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#112445 - 05/23/09 04:18 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: Phil Hoskins]
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Yes, happy anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Olyve!
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#112454 - 05/23/09 05:50 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: pdx rick]
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Hi Olyve!

 Quote:
Today is my 22nd wedding anniversary... \:\)




["blink-of-an-eye" ain't It? ;\) ]
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#112460 - 05/23/09 11:09 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: olyve]
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Happy 22nd, olyve!

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#112461 - 05/23/09 11:12 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: mama]
olyve Offline
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Hi Mama, good to see you!

You're right about that.
Time flies when you're having fun. \:\)

Thanks y'all.

I had a very strenuous night at Temple last night working a Bat Mitzvah dinner before services so I'm getting up slow and taking it easy this morning.
Farmers market is on the agenda. After that we'll see what unfolds.
Laid back is a must though.

Morning everybody.
Olyve
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#112462 - 05/23/09 11:16 AM Re: Round Table for Saturday May 23, 2009 [Re: olyve]
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Oh...
Morning Joe!
And thanks!
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