Clothes Folder

My good friend, Rose, gave me this “As Seen On TV” Clothes Folder for Christmas many years ago. I was terrible at folding and storing my shirts so this was a great gift. I’ve used it so much over the years that I wore out the center fold, which, as you can see, I have repaired with multi-purpose duct tape.

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Men With Banjos (That Know How To Use Them)

On Wednesday, September 21, 2005 “Men With Banjos (That Know How To Use Them)” appeared on Letterman and then played at the New Yorker Magazine‚Äôs New Yorker Festival 2005 on September 24. They are Steve Martin, Tony Ellis, Charles Wood, Dr. Banjo – Pete Wernick (Hot Rize) and the illustrious Earl Scruggs.

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Mulan (2020)

I watched the 2020 Walt Disney Pictures action drama Mulan on Netflix DVD. It is the live action adaptation of the 1998 Disney animated Mulan. Hua Mulan goes into training for battle, against invading Rouran warriors, hiding her identity as a female. The movie was directed by Niki Caro (Whale Rider) and produced by Chris Bender (American Pie, Final Destination, The Butterfly Effect, The Hangover, I Am Number Four, 2015 Vacation, Rings, My Spy).

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Murphy’s Law

If anything can go wrong, it will

Murphy’s Law

Murphy’s Law is the adage that if anything can possibly go wrong it will. I’ve lived this countless times and I know this law is factual. Anytime I do work around my house I prove it over and over. Where it came from nobody really knows. They have guessed possibly in the 1940’s, just after WWII, Capt. Edward A. Murphy Jr., engineer working for the Air Force in Project MX981 started the ball rolling.

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Where were you on September the 11th, 1999 at 8:46 am? I was at work, D&B Software (Geac/MSA) watching on a TV, on a roll cart, that John Hilyer set-up quickly so we could all watch.

What a horrible day. I can still remember that eerie sick feeling, and I’ll never forget what happened that day. 2977 people died on 9/11. 265 on the four terrorist controlled planes, 2606 in the Wold Trade Center and 125 at the Pentagon. More than 6000 people were injured. The heroes on United Airlines Flight 93, a Boeing 757, that disrupted the hijackers plans, crashing the

plane in a Pennsylvania field, possibly saving a countless number of lives at the terrorists intended destination. Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda was responsible for the attacks under the direct planning by Khalid Shaikh Mohammed.

On May 2nd, 2011, bin-Laden was killed by Seal Team Six and the CIA in Pakistan. Mohammed was captured March 1st, 2003, also in Pakistan, by the CIA and Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and is held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

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