Archive | March 13, 2020

The thoughtful travel agent…..

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A travel agent looked up from his desk to see an older lady and an older gentleman peering in the shop window at the posters showing the glamorous destinations around the world. The agent had had a good week and the dejected couple looking in the window gave him a rare feeling of generosity.

He called them into his shop, “I know that on your pension you could never hope to have a holiday, so I am sending you off to a fabulous resort at my expense, and I won’t take no for an answer.”

He took them inside and asked his secretary to write two flight tickets and book a room in a five-star hotel. They, as can be expected, gladly accepted, and were off!

About a month later the little old lady came into his shop.

“And how did you like your holiday?” he asked eagerly.

“The flight was exciting and the room was lovely,” she said. “I’ve come to thank you. But, one thing puzzled me. Who was that old geezer I had to share the room with?

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THE SPHINX—SAINT PATRICK’S DAY

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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-immigration/u-s-supreme-court-allows-trumps-remain-in-mexico-asylum-policy-idUSKBN20Y2ZA

https://nypost.com/2020/03/11/take-a-break-from-coronavirus-hysteria-and-check-out-these-cute-animals/#19

https://earthsky.org/tonight

https://www.redstate.com/

https://nypost.com/2020/03/12/trump-passes-coronavirus-test-with-flying-colors-goodwin/

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The Editor:  Will there be a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Savannah, Georgia, USA, LL ?

Emerald Isle Cat:  Official celebrations have been CANCELLED, because of COVID-19.  The information in this article is for information only.

https://www.savannah.com/savannahs-st-patricks-day-celebration/

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Saint-Patrick

Many events are cancelling fan participation or even the entire function.  Check any events that interest you.  Here are a few.

https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/28885422/ncaa-says-tournament-go-fans

https://nypost.com/2020/03/10/coachella-2020-postponed-amid-coronavirus-fears/

https://nypost.com/2020/03/11/nyc-st-patricks-day-parade-canceled-latest-victim-of-coronavirus/

I wonder how many suckers will attend SXSW next year ?

https://pagesix.com/2020/03/10/sxsw-refusing-to-issue-refunds-after-being-canceled-due-to-coronavirus/?_ga=2.174920679.491620890.1580599220-1206601833.1577719306

The NBA suspends their season.

https://www.breitbart.com/sports/2020/03/11/the-nba-suspends-their-season-due-to-the-coronavirus/

https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/danny-boy-history-irish-ballad