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2009-05-14 
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Posted by Fred 2009-05-14 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10801 views ]  Top

#1 That does sound like Tallulah Bankhead.
Posted by trailing wife 2009-05-14 00:25||   2009-05-14 00:25|| Front Page Top

#2 Happy Birthday: May 14th.

Billie Dove - died 1997 (94) "Lillian Bohny - Ziegfeld Girl"

Will "Dub" Jones - died 2000 (71) "Yakety Yak"

Bobby Darin - died 1973 (37) "Walden Robert Cassotto - Married Sandra Dee"

George Lucas - 65 "Star Wars" (Now)

Elizabeth Ray - 66 "Scandal with U.S. Rep. Wayne Hays (D-Ohio)"

Cate Blanchett - 40 "The Aviator - " (Now)

On this day in history: May 14th.
1607 – Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony.
1804 – The Lewis and Clark Expedition departs from Camp Dubois and begins its historic journey by traveling up the Missouri River.
1935 – The Philippines ratifies an independence agreement.
1939 – Lina Medina becomes the world's youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five.
1948 – Israel is declared to be an independent state and a provisional government is established. Immediately after the declaration, Israel is attacked by the neighboring Arab states, triggering the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
1955 – Eight communist bloc countries, including the Soviet Union, sign a mutual defense treaty called the Warsaw Pact.
1961 – The Freedom Riders bus is fire-bombed near Anniston, Alabama, and the civil rights protesters are beaten by an angry mob.
1973 – Skylab, the United States' first space station, is launched. It is the last launch of the Saturn V rocket.
1998 – The final episode of Seinfeld airs on NBC.
2005 – The former USS America (CV-66), a decommissioned supercarrier of the United States Navy, is deliberately sunk in the Atlantic Ocean after four weeks of live-fire exercises. She is the largest ship ever to be disposed of as a target in a military exercise.
Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2009-05-14 02:09||   2009-05-14 02:09|| Front Page Top

#3 This Southern Bell often rang off key. The word was she liked to bat from either side of the plate.

"Only good girls keep diaries. Bad girls don't have time." TB



"There is less in this than meets the eye." TB Daily Gam Shot

"The less I behave like Whistler's mother the night before, the more I look like her the morning after." TB

"My heart is as pure as the driven slush." TB

"They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze. They should photograph me through linoleum." TB

"Nobody can be exactly like me. Even I have trouble doing it." TB

"Cocaine isn't habit forming. I should know - I've been using it for years." TB

Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2009-05-14 03:36||   2009-05-14 03:36|| Front Page Top

#4 Whoops! I almost forgot: I baked a carrot cake with raisins and chocolate chips for y'all -- it's on the sideboard in the O Club, next to the coffee pot. There are two pounds of carrots in that cake, so it counts as a vegetable, for those of you keeping track of such things... and the cream cheese frosting definitely has your milk ration covered for the day. ;-)
Posted by trailing wife 2009-05-14 09:24||   2009-05-14 09:24|| Front Page Top

#5 TW- you're still holding out on the periwinkle for us.
Posted by Free Radical">Free Radical  2009-05-14 15:00||   2009-05-14 15:00|| Front Page Top

#6 Look two articles down-thread, Free Radical, and see for yourself. :-)
Posted by trailing wife ">trailing wife  2009-05-14 15:11||   2009-05-14 15:11|| Front Page Top

#7 Simply *smashing* Ms TW. Luckily this color wasn't given to a boy-mod, because he would have been HOWLED at by this crowd. Or did they keep periwinkle especially for you, as it is a 'trailing' plant?
Posted by Free Radical">Free Radical  2009-05-14 19:40||   2009-05-14 19:40|| Front Page Top

#8 Free Radical, Rantburg boys are tough enough to face the mob wearing Pepto Bismol pink and salmon. Perwinkle would've been a walk in the park for our lads. Actually, I've no idea why I'm that colour -- or even why they decided to let me help while Fred is in hospital. But I am honoured by the trust, and shall endeavor to prove worthy.
Posted by trailing wife 2009-05-14 23:16||   2009-05-14 23:16|| Front Page Top

#9 periwinkle PIMF! It is indeed a trailing plant. Perhaps someday we'll learn whether they are as clever in that direction as you. ;-)
Posted by trailing wife 2009-05-14 23:18||   2009-05-14 23:18|| Front Page Top

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