Merry Christmas, to one and all

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Brosephus
Brosephus

Got some new sheetz upstairs!!!!

_GodlessHeathen_
_GodlessHeathen_

PlayStation and Xbox Live networks down.

Dang kids might have to actually go outside to play.

Brosephus
Brosephus

@_GodlessHeathen_ 

That's like the ultimate in punishment for this generation.  I can remember getting mad when I couldn't go outside.

FIGMO2
FIGMO2

Merry Christmas to jay. Things are not always as you would have us believe.

The adopted Southerners have landed this week in San Francisco and Los Angeles, in New York, Chicago and Denver. It is the new pattern in holiday travel: Thousands of people raised in California, the Midwest or the Northeast will return, albeit temporarily, from their homes in Atlanta, Memphis or Raleigh.

It wasn’t so long ago that the holiday exodus went in the other direction, and the reversal highlights a basic change in American culture. The Southeast has replaced California as the place where many people now go to find the American dream.

“You have the feeling that you perhaps might be a little more successful here than if you stayed in Southern California,” said Laura Voisin George, 52, an architectural historian in the Atlanta area.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/25/upshot/going-home-from-the-south-a-new-holiday-exodus.html?_r=0&abt=0002&abg=0 

Brosephus
Brosephus

@Doggone_GA 

Yeah, I saw that.  Sounds like something I would have tried to pull off.  I like that kind of stuff.

straker
straker

Normd


And now, you have to get in shape for New Years eve.

Normd
Normd

@straker 

New Years Eve is our Wedding anniversary (had to get her drunk to say yes). We will watch the peach go down while sipping some Dom, then cuddle up and wonder what the new year will bring us. Not much, but over the years, it's become our time of re-newing our love with the re-newing of the new year.

Brosephus
Brosephus

@Normd 

Good way to always remember your anniversary too!!!


This will be the first New Year's that I might actually be awake to celebrate in a long time.  Hopefully, I won't fall asleep out of habit. Either way, I'll spend New Year's Day watching football all day, culminating with the thrashing of Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Normd
Normd

Happy Food and Drink Hangover Day to all y'all!

Wish I had stock in Alka Seltzer...lol

JamVet
JamVet

And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0oE7DOM5Q4

SFM_Scootter
SFM_Scootter

Doggone


Check to see if there is a noise ordinance around there.Last time I got in trouble the LEO told me it wasn't illegal to shoot,he said he was there because of the noise.I knew right then that one of my neighbors had complained.

Doggone_GA
Doggone_GA

@SFM_Scootter  Yeah, I checked that too...but since we're zoned what's called an "agricultural residential" area... noise nuisance laws don't apply like they would in a regular subdivision.  In fact, there's not much "nuisance" laws that DO apply here.  Hall county does have loose animal laws that apply, but otherwise, the only animals you can't have here are pigs.  As best I can tell, I could have ELEPHANTS...just not pigs!

SFM_Scootter
SFM_Scootter

@gotalife @SFM_Scootter I was selling a Ruger mini 14/20round magazine.the guy wanted to shoot it before he bought it.It did make a bit of noise. LOL

Doggone_GA
Doggone_GA

Has anyone here seen the "fitbit"commercials?  I think I want "Wheeeeee fit" on a T-shirt!

JamVet
JamVet

Happy Christmas!

We did the menorah thing this year too. 

Ironically, we didn't have enough candles for last night, but a dinner guest brought us some.

Maybe not Talmudic, but a miracle nonetheless!

Tomorrow, Kwanzaa begins.

It takes its name from the phrase "matunda ya kwanza," which in Swahili means "first fruits.". Its celebrations date back to ancient Egypt and Nubia, and commemorate the harvest.

Principles There are seven principles of Kwanzaa, celebrated on each day of the holiday and known collectively as Nguzo Saba. They are African values which are named in both Swahili and English.

  • Umoja: Unity
  • Kujichagulia: Self-determination
  • Ujima: Collective Work and Responsibility
  • Ujamaa: Cooperative Economics
  • Nia: Purpose
  • Kuumba: Creativity
  • Imani: Faith

Now back to your regularly scheduled Christmas music...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0nVUs2f1DQ

gotalife
gotalife

@JamVet Yeah mon, the Godfather of the weed movement. Winning.

OriginalProf
OriginalProf

@CommonSenseisntCommon @JamVet 

Say what?  Kwanzaa was created by Dr. Karenga in 1965 as the first specifically African-American holiday, celebrating, as Jamvet says, African values that have continued through the African Diaspora.  Nothing to do with Islam.

SFM_Scootter
SFM_Scootter

@skydog12 You don't have to boil them all that long.Plucking them takes the most time!(grin)

straker
straker

Doggone

Maybe you should leave some Viagra in their mailboxes.

Doggone_GA
Doggone_GA

@straker  Might be a waste of money and drugs...I can't guarantee it was all men who got the guns.  I heard them, I didn't see them.

Doggone_GA
Doggone_GA

Well, I found out what at least 3 of my neighbors got for Christmas without even leaving my living room couch.  I heard them shooting them all around me!

Doggone_GA
Doggone_GA

@CommonSenseisntCommon @Doggone_GA  Nah, can't be...no ambulances so far.  I'm not real happy they CAN shoot them around here...but I looked it up and unfortunately our county laws only address how far you have to be from the road to shoot, not how far from your neighbors houses.  And at least one of them sounded like a semi-automatic.  I counted 15 shots in about a minute, give or take.

td1234
td1234

@Doggone_GA My son has a part time job at Academy sports this year for the Christmas season at the gun counter and he said they sold 1100 guns between The day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.