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January 23rd, 2012
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  1. MicheleG™

    I think I am over and out for the day. Vaya con Dios, all.

    January 23, 2012 at 6:04 pm |
  2. Truth™@RichHead, MicheleG

    Am also learning how to do a pre-shift inspectio of your ambulance. Which actually IS really interesting.

    January 23, 2012 at 5:50 pm |
    • RichardHead@Truth

      Pre-trip and post trip,,It'll come natural to you after awhile. OK. Gotta load up Big Blue, grab a nap and talk with everyone in the morning. Stay safe ALL.

      January 23, 2012 at 5:59 pm |
    • MicheleG™

      I see several check lists in your future.

      January 23, 2012 at 6:02 pm |
  3. Truth™@RichHead, JDizz

    I am sitting here reading up on medical ethics and legal issues. Gripping stuff, let me tell yozzzzzzzzzzzzz.........

    January 23, 2012 at 5:24 pm |
    • RichardHead@Truth

      That sounds incredibly....Boring. Big Blue can turn on a dime now with no rattling or wiggling. Yeah.

      January 23, 2012 at 5:29 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        I didn't realize Big Rigs could, er........."wiggle"

        January 23, 2012 at 5:31 pm |
      • RichardHead@MG

        I always thought it was WD that was causing it. Glad I found it before the DOT did.

        January 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm |
    • MicheleG™

      i just looked up "medical ethics." I t looks like a HUGE subject. 6 semesters worth, at least!

      January 23, 2012 at 5:38 pm |
  4. RichardHead

    It's vewy,vewy qwiet in here. WAKE UP PEEPLES!!

    January 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      Yeah, I noticed that. Did the rapture happen? I hope not.

      January 23, 2012 at 5:23 pm |
      • RichardHead@Jdizz

        Maybe Truth has gas after lunch? :))

        January 23, 2012 at 5:25 pm |
    • MicheleG™

      I'm up....I'm Up! I tell ya I'm UP, up,....upzzzzzzzzzzzz.....UP, znort, frap......zzzzzzzzzzz,

      January 23, 2012 at 5:28 pm |
  5. Confucious

    He who fishes in another man's well is destined to catch crabs.

    January 23, 2012 at 4:00 pm |
  6. Jerv

    Well, y'all have aa great afternoon. I'm taking that frilly purple sleeping bag with me.

    January 23, 2012 at 3:28 pm |
  7. Truth™@Jerv

    This was someone who worked for me years ago. Always nice to keep in touch. You never know when the contacts will be valuable.

    And I had the english pot roast, which was delish.

    January 23, 2012 at 2:59 pm |
    • Jerv@Truth

      Ain't that the truth. Man that menu looks awesome and a lot of vegetarian stuff too. JJ would love that place.

      January 23, 2012 at 3:08 pm |
  8. Bruce Lee@AleeD

    HI KARATE !!

    January 23, 2012 at 1:18 pm |
    • AleeD®

      nǐ hǎo, Bruce. I wondered what that smell was.

      January 23, 2012 at 1:20 pm |
      • Bruce Lee@Evil Grin

        For those in the know it's gotta be "jeet kune do",:))

        January 23, 2012 at 1:35 pm |
    • Evil Grin

      ....(do you mean kung fu?)

      January 23, 2012 at 1:24 pm |
      • Bruce Lee@Evil Grin

        Gung Fu GrassHoppa.

        January 23, 2012 at 1:27 pm |
    • AleeD®@Evil Grin

      I could have sworn Bruce Lee did a commercial for Hai Karate cologne in the 70's. But I can't seem to find it by JFGI.

      January 23, 2012 at 1:34 pm |
      • Bruce Lee@AleeD

        I did it while filming The Green Hornet.

        January 23, 2012 at 1:36 pm |
      • Dragon Rider

        This is better than a Hai Karate commercial.

        January 23, 2012 at 1:43 pm |
      • AleeD®@Bruce Lee

        Yeah man. I'm hip, I'm hip.
        Have you tried to find the commercial?

        January 23, 2012 at 1:45 pm |
      • Bruce Lee@AleeD

        Ummmm,no. I'm Dead by the Hand of Death remember?

        January 23, 2012 at 1:47 pm |
      • AleeD®@Bruce Lee

        If you're alive enough to post here, you're alive enough to search for your own videos. Silly Lee.

        January 23, 2012 at 1:50 pm |
      • Evil Grin

        He probably did.

        That's probably more because on American television, all Asians are Chinese, and all martial arts are Karate. (Seriously, it's a proven trope.) Actually, sometimes you don't actually have to be Asian to be Chinese. (Yes, I'm making a Kung Fu reference.)

        January 23, 2012 at 2:02 pm |
  9. Truth™

    Ok all, I am off for lunch with a former staffer. More later.

    January 23, 2012 at 1:02 pm |
    • Jerv

      Just finished off me some pesto chicken. Why did you have to let this former staffer go or did they just move on to another job?

      January 23, 2012 at 1:19 pm |
      • Yelken

        Many of the ialgell immigrants are not being deported solely due to a crime. Most, in fact, have a strong work ethic and don't commit crimes. But because they don't have proper documentation, they are being deported tearing families apart and leaving their children to fend for themselves. The economy is the most pressing matter but this points out ialgell immigrants are partly to blame. Quite contrary, ialgell immigrants help our economy tremendously but continuing to enact anti-immigrant legislation (such as and as seen in Alabama) will continue to affect our overall economy negatively.

        February 1, 2012 at 7:31 am |
  10. Evil Grin

    Jeuigahn dim a, Chums? Hope you are well today. Did you all have good weekends?

    January 23, 2012 at 12:53 pm |
    • MicheleG™


      January 23, 2012 at 12:58 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        Cantonese to be specific............

        January 23, 2012 at 12:59 pm |
      • Evil Grin

        I felt it appropriate, considering the day.

        January 23, 2012 at 1:09 pm |
      • AleeD®@MicG & Evil grin

        Nice spot EG! Today is the Chinese New Year, welcoming in the year of the Dragon. Cool.

        January 23, 2012 at 1:15 pm |
      • Evil Grin

        Yup. The Long nián, if I've gotten that right. (Also, switched to Mandarin.)

        January 23, 2012 at 1:22 pm |
    • JBJingles™@All

      Know why it's the year of the dragon?? Because it's election year, so the year will drag on!! :)

      January 23, 2012 at 1:36 pm |
      • Dragon Rider

        Chinese women's favorite year: Er ec tion Year

        January 23, 2012 at 1:40 pm |
      • MicheleG™


        January 23, 2012 at 1:40 pm |
  11. MicheleG™

    Howdeee everyone. Congrats to JJ! RH be glad you don't need Rear Drop Hangers.............(rim shot.....anyone?)

    January 23, 2012 at 11:48 am |
    • RichardHead@MG

      I prefer the BrazilianButtLift as seen on T.V. That along with my air bags helps lift and separate.:)

      January 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        VERY good! I'm impressed! Another Witty One.

        Or would that be Tutu? Decisions, decisions.......

        January 23, 2012 at 1:06 pm |
  12. RichardHead

    HUH? WHAT? I can't understand YOU. What do you mean you quit selling breakfast after 11:00 a.m.? Sigh–Just my luck. Good Day ALL.....Been on my back under Big Blue this morning pounding the Be-jeeezus out of the right control arm but got her out and going to the truck shop for a new one. I Love truck maintenance about as much as I Luv Eli Manning. What a Wuss. Finally heard from everyone this morning...Was worried about the Queen since I last heard from her on Thursday nite...she has been playing Delivery driver. She had to take her Hubs to the ER on Friday 'cuz he now has pneumonia, Thing 1 has a severe ear infection,and she is on the way to the Dr. with Thing 2 'cuz he is also sick. Note to self,stay away from Indianapolis. Heard from Tazer last night and she is Back in prime form. :)) That made me Happy. Got an E-mail from Sir B WHO HAS A MAJOR HEADACHE this morning..HA! JBJ and I was right.:)) Sent him some Excedrins. Stayed in constant communication during the Big Game with my Brother Truth last night while watching my 49'ers LOSE. And ELI Manning is still a Wuss. Oh and Thank You Phoenix. Well I hate to do it but I must post the standings for the NFL NosePickers. SIGH...
    1.SirB.......1-1......6-4 on picks
    5. RH.......1-1.......5-5
    For the second year in a row,I have gone down in Flames.Sigh!! But I got some Great advice from a Very smart young Lady last night-Tazer Warrior Princess said–"Drink a beer,suck it up,and try again next year". I must concur. OK. Kidz, gotta hit the shop so everyone stay warm and safe. Love you guys. RH.

    January 23, 2012 at 11:30 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      I feel like I was dumped yesterday. We beat ourselves.

      January 23, 2012 at 11:48 am |
      • Truth™@JDizz

        You beat yourselves?
        I thought you had a gf...:)

        January 23, 2012 at 11:51 am |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

        An extra hand never hurts.

        January 23, 2012 at 11:55 am |

      Hi , Where is the beer ? I'm ready to Party :-) worked last night . Had no phones since Fri. I think he got someone upset at AT&T & they shut off our phones – extra $$$ to get them back on & he's not a Happy Camper :( lol

      January 23, 2012 at 1:57 pm |
  13. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    Good morning all! Things are piling up here real fast...

    January 23, 2012 at 10:59 am |
    • Jerv@DJC

      Hello there. I know the feeling. I'm gonna turn off my internets so I can get some work done. Oh well...

      January 23, 2012 at 11:09 am |
  14. JBJingles™

    Good morning and HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thinking of trying a new resturant across the street from the office, the Floribbean Restuarant and Lounge...

    January 23, 2012 at 10:56 am |
    • JainaJade@JBJ

      I saw your message but your email address isn't showing up...going to ask the tech savvy boy if he knows where those are stored....

      January 23, 2012 at 11:05 am |
      • JBJingles™@JJ

        Ah, OK. Good luck today at the doc! And congrats on the wedding, sounds like things are falling into place.

        January 23, 2012 at 11:10 am |
  15. Jerv@Truth

    Sweet, they posted one of your comments on "Commenters chew over Paula Deen, chocolate slavery and food stamps."

    January 23, 2012 at 9:46 am |
    • Truth™@Jerv

      I only wish I had come across a little more clearly, and made my opinions more strongly...:)

      January 23, 2012 at 10:09 am |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ Jerv, Truth

        HAHA. My Trollie McFischerman comment made the list, too. Too funny.

        January 23, 2012 at 11:50 am |
  16. Sir Biddle

    Morning Crew. Moving slow this morning and still trying to knock the stink off me from Bourbon Street. Go Giants.

    January 23, 2012 at 9:12 am |
    • Jerv@SirB

      Morning SirB. Sounds like you had a great time in New Orleans.

      January 23, 2012 at 9:13 am |
    • Sir Biddle@Jerv

      Wish me luck as I have 4 more nights to go...

      Nice purple sleeping bag, did you get that from REI?

      January 23, 2012 at 9:15 am |
      • Jerv@SirB

        Recreational Equipment Incorporated? Come to think of it, he does look silly in the purple sleeping bag.

        January 23, 2012 at 9:25 am |
      • Jerv@SirB & a Thought of the Day (TOD)

        "I always take life with a grain of salt, a slice of lemon, ...and a shot of tequila." Now that's what I'm talking about. Party your butt off the next four days.

        January 23, 2012 at 9:36 am |
    • AleeD®@Sir Biddle

      Good luck with that. [:-p

      January 23, 2012 at 9:27 am |
  17. Truth™@Jerv

    Agreed about Manning. I think he got very lucky all the way around. Good game though. I would really like to see NY pull it out, but NE is going to be VERY tough.

    January 23, 2012 at 9:03 am |
    • Jerv@Truth

      Yeah, SF lost but is by far the better team. Anyway, should make for a really good game. Looks like AleeD has some cleaning to do in the Klatsch. She learned from the best, Sir Truth! :)

      January 23, 2012 at 9:07 am |
  18. Truth™

    Good morning all, and congrats to the NE Pats and the NY Giants. Brady will be learning to like the taste of crow in two weeks.

    Best to JainaJade...All the best of success today.

    How was everyone's weekend? Who left the sleepy overnight guest in the lounge?

    January 23, 2012 at 8:15 am |
    • JainaJade@Truth

      Good weekend overall. Got to see one of my closest friends who is getting ready to move down to TX, all while 6.5months pregnant and with an almost 2yr old.
      Also found wedding invites and bridesmaid dresses :-D

      January 23, 2012 at 8:17 am |
    • Jerv@Truth

      I see we have a cool cat now in the lounge. Nice.
      Dude, I'm not a huge fan of Tom Brady, but after seeing that scabby, lucky SOB Eli Manning beat SF, I hope Brady and company stomp Mannings azz.

      January 23, 2012 at 8:20 am |
      • AleeD®

        Wow Jerv. I've never seen you this negatively fired up about anything. Please tell us, how do you really feel? :D

        Good luck Jaina with your rheumatologist appt. And congratulations on a great venue choice for your wedding! Looks amazing!

        Good Monday morning to all! Had a fine and dandy weekend and am looking forward to more of the same this week. I fear hubby & I may have left the Lounge unlocked Saturday nite after we were, um, testing the, uh, exercise equipment. 30 lashes for me. As Rhianna said,

        "Stick & stones may break my bones
        But wh ips & ch ains exc ite me."

        January 23, 2012 at 8:47 am |
      • Jerv@AleeD

        Just talking smack, that's all. Hey, now that the holidays are over, what is up next on the home improvement front?

        January 23, 2012 at 9:01 am |
      • AleeD®@Jerv

        HA! Holidays and being sick pushed the finishing of the guest room on a back burner. Your timing is impeccable, my friend. Now that my cold is all but gone *cough* *cough* I've just started thinking about what needs to be done to finish it up (paint the baseboards, install the fan, buy a bed, things like that).

        Once that's done, there's a planting bed in the front yard that we're going to dig out and convert to a garden art bed.

        Ah, talking smack about sports is a sport unto itself. It's something at which I truly suck. :D

        January 23, 2012 at 9:24 am |
  19. JainaJade

    Good morning all! Appt. with the rheumatologist times!
    Also check out: http://www.cnn(dot)com/2012/01/20/travel/celebrity-wedding-sites/index.html?iref=obinsite and pay attention to slides number 5/6 :-)

    January 23, 2012 at 8:00 am |
    • Jerv@JJ

      Good morning and good luck with the appointment. Unfortunately, the work mod bots won't let me get to you link. Can you tell me what it is?

      January 23, 2012 at 8:18 am |
      • JainaJade@Jerv

        CNN's travel section did an article about places where one can get "married like a celebrity". They included where Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith got married which happens to be where the boy and I will be getting hitched in April. What followed the article was a far amount of elitist bashing and other happy things...but the pics at the top are great!

        January 23, 2012 at 8:26 am |
      • Jerv@JJ

        Oh, okay great. Thank you Ms. Dancing Veggies soon to be Mrs. Dancing Veggies. Do you plan on having a Little Dancing Veggies?

        January 23, 2012 at 8:32 am |
      • JainaJade@Jerv

        The plan is to have at least two little veggies but three will be the most. I was one of four and the world is not really equipped for dealing with families of 6.

        January 23, 2012 at 8:37 am |
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