Archive | March 2, 2021

Damn Your Green Thing….

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Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the much older lady that she should bring her own grocery bags, because plastic bags are not good for the environment. The woman apologized to the young girl and explained, “We didn’t have this ‘green thing’ back in my earlier days.”

The young clerk responded, “That’s our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment for future generations.”

The older lady said that she was right our generation didn’t have the “green thing” in its day. The older lady went on to explain: Back then, we returned milk bottles, soda bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent them back to the plant to be washed and sterilized and refilled, so it could use the same bottles over and over. So they really were recycled.

Grocery stores bagged our groceries in brown paper bags that we reused for numerous things. Most memorable besides household garbage bags was the use of brown paper bags as book covers for our school books. This was to ensure that public property (the books provided for our use by the school) was not defaced by our scribblings. Then we were able to personalize our books on the brown paper bags.

We walked up stairs because we didn’t have an escalator in every store and office building. We walked to the grocery store and didn’t climb into a 300-horsepower machine every time we had to go two blocks.

Back then we washed the baby’s diapers because we didn’t have the throw away kind. We dried clothes on a line, not in an energy-gobbling machine burning up 220 volts. Wind and solar power really did dry our clothes back in our early days.

Kids got hand-me-down clothes from their brothers or sisters, not always brand-new clothing. Back then we had one TV, or radio, in the house — not a TV in every room. And the TV had a small screen the size of a handkerchief (remember them?), not a screen the size of the state of Montana. In the kitchen we blended and stirred by hand because we didn’t have electric machines to do everything for us.

When we packaged a fragile item to send in the mail, we used wadded up old newspapers to cushion it, not Styrofoam or plastic bubble wrap. Back then, we didn’t fire up an engine and burn gasoline just to cut the lawn. We used a push mower that ran on human power. We exercised by working so we didn’t need to go to a health club to run on treadmills that operate on electricity.

We drank from a fountain when we were thirsty instead of using a cup or a plastic bottle every time we had a drink of water. We refilled writing pens with ink instead of buying a new pen, and we replaced the razor blade in a razor instead of throwing away the whole razor just because the blade got dull.

Back then, people took the streetcar or a bus and kids rode their bikes to school or walked instead of turning their moms into a 24-hour taxi service in the family’s $45,000 SUV or van, which cost what a whole house did before the “green thing.”

We had one electrical outlet in a room, not an entire bank of sockets to power a dozen appliances. And we didn’t need a computerized gadget to receive a signal beamed from satellites 23,000 miles out in space in order to find the nearest burger joint.

But isn’t it sad the current generation laments how wasteful we old folks were just because we didn’t have the “green thing” back then?

Please forward this on to another selfish old person who needs a lesson in conservation from a smart ass young person. We don’t like being old in the first place, so it doesn’t take much to piss us off… Especially from a young smart-ass who can’t make change without the cash register telling them how much.

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SPARE RIB?

 

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Adam was hanging around the garden of Eden feeling very lonely.  So, God asked him, ‘What’s wrong with you?’   Adam said he didn’t have anyone to talk to.

 

God said that He would make Adam a companion And that companion would be called woman.  He said, ‘This pretty lady will gather food for you, she will cook for you, And when you discover clothing, she will wash it for you – She will always agree with every decision you make and she will not nag you, And will always be the first to admit she was wrong when you’ve had a disagreement.

 

She will praise you! She will bear your children. And never ask you to get up in the middle of the night to take care of them.  ‘She will NEVER have a headache and will freely give you love and Passion whenever you need it.’ Adam asked God, ‘What will a woman like this cost?’

 

God replied, ‘An arm and a leg.’  Then Adam asked, ‘What can I get for a rib?’   Of course the rest is history………

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 THE SPHINX—HEIGHTS

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https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/snl-jabs-at-cuomo-newsom-whitmer-in-fauci-hosted-coronavirus-game-show-sketch

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/snl-jabs-biden-liberals-weekend-update

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Biden says genocide is just the way the Chinese are.

https://nypost.com/2021/02/17/biden-says-uighur-genocide-is-part-of-chinas-different-norms/

https://redstate.com/wag/2020/01/21/buy-a-dog-for-home-security-n126196

https://www.breitbart.com/

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I wrote an article about body mutilations a few days ago.  People cause half of their own problems.

https://nypost.com/2021/02/26/woman-gets-liver-transplant-after-nose-piercing-goes-wrong/

Will Cuomo get the Joe Biden/Bill Clinton sexual abuse treatment or the Harvey Weinstein ?  It takes the pressure off of the senior deaths–( about 15,000 ).  I wonder !!   He needs judge sullivan ( from DC ).

https://nypost.com/2021/02/27/second-woman-accuses-gov-andrew-cuomo-of-sexual-harassment-report/

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2021/02/28/cuomo-backpedals-decision-to-appoint-former-judge-to-investigate-sexual-harassmen-n2585464

https://nypost.com/2021/02/27/for-andrew-cuomo-third-times-the-harm-goodwin/

https://www.thecity.nyc/2021/2/28/22306426/cuomo-sexual-harassment-claims-follow-warning-signs

https://nypost.com/2021/02/28/cuomo-sorry-for-jokes-amid-sexual-harassment-claims/

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Here is a new place for people other than DemocRATS.

https://babylonbee.com/news/hollywood-unveils-new-walk-of-shame-for-conservative-actors

Here are some Democrat stars at their best.

https://pagesix.com/article/drunkest-celebrities-at-golden-globes-through-the-years/?_ga=2.163467324.1678079493.1605772234-951879754.1604898772

https://www.newsmax.com/

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The Pueblo Editor:  Are cats afraid of heights, LL ?

One Step At A Time Cat:  No, but we do have trouble climbing trees, because our claws only go one way.  We are to stupid to back down.  Here are some steps that look like fun, if you are a mountain goat.

https://www.redbull.com/us-en/worlds-longest-steps

Goats seem best adapted to do tough climbing.  You would think that the locals would put out salt-licks for the goats, like people do for cattle and other animals.

Early North Americans could also climb.

One day the Pueblos just left.

Here is a great buggy.

https://nypost.com/2021/02/27/bruce-meyers-inventor-of-the-dune-buggy-dead-at-94/