Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Welcome Snowbirds

Yesterday I went to the 'Canadian pool'.
DBA all the way, really! polish up your French.
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Sunday, December 29, 2013


Sunday, December 29, 2013


On the other blog they are going to new lows. they are posting using my name with a phony apology.
You guys are sinking to new lows.
and a side note to the so-called catholic that thinks my nativity scene is offensive, in accordance to the Bible, Jesus was born of a virgin mother. Sounds like you are a former catholic that has turned to some other religion. Don't claim to be something you are not. Claim what you are. Ignorant of religion.
Take note.... my picture is on all my postings. Now you can steal that too, for all the good it will do you. YOU ARE SINKING LOWER AND LOWER.

here is the phony posting... you will note, no picture. Fact of the matter is, I have nothing to apologize for nor would I ever give OLGA an apology, as she is the one that owes ME and all vets an apology. And Eddiebuttwipe would not get one either...EVER. SO...when I find who wrote this using my name, rest assured, there will be consequences. 

  1. I deeply apologize to Esther, Olga and Eduardo for all the terrible things I said about them .I recently discovered evidence that told me all the things they said about David Israel and Ed Black were true. I cannot tell you how sorry I am that I did not take the time to look in this matter sooner.
    I hope the all powerful one above will forgive me as well.
    I have recently become a born again Christian as a result of this enlightenment.
  2. A Catholic who believes in morality not fairy tales.December 29, 2013 at 6:21 PM
    To Bob Rivera,

    Now that you are a born agin Christian maybe you will get rid of that vulgar Nativity scene on your blog. As a Catholic, I find it offensive. How dare you advertise Mary holding a "Virgin Baby" when we all know it takes fornication to make a baby - or maybe ya' mama didn't tell you.
  3. Bob, is this for real or is this one of David Israel's put up jobs? To joke around about the topics you touch on in the comment is not a good idea.
Esther, you need to have a talk with your cronies. This is low, even for them.

More Identity Thief Tricks

Bet there are one or two tricks here you had not thought of:
e.g. If a bill doesn’t show up when it’s supposed to, don’t breathe a sigh of relief. Start to wonder if your mail has been stolen.

Click and Read more: http://www.rd.com/advice/saving-money/13-things-an-identity-thief-wont-tell-you/?trkid=outbrain-mld#ixzz2osPMqmXj

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Merry★* 。 • ˚ ˚ •。★Christmas★ * *
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˚ ˛ •˛•*/______/~\。˚ ˚ ˛★ * *★ * *
˚ ˛ •˛• | 田田|門| ˚and a Happy New Year!!

Thanks Paul, Lanny and Mike, and thanks to all the people who work to make our life pleasant here. They leave you feeling life is terrific. They are caring, accurate, helpful, appreciative, and KIND. In no order: VITAS, Danny and Santiago at Seacrest, Ed Black, Ted the CAM, Dave Israel, Eva Rachesky, the Cruise team, West Palm Pharmacy, plus my neighbors and close friends.

Suggestion for Beautification of CV

The Lost Gardens of Heligan - botanical gardens in the UK. The style of the gardens is typical of the nineteenth century Gardenesque style, with areas of different character and in different design styles.
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Monday, December 23, 2013


Hi all,

I buy a lot of books from Amazon. com, as I'm sure many of you do. Often they ask you sometime after the purchase to do a book review. The following is one I just did on Henry Kissinger's book "On China." Maybe it will whet your appetite!

I have read several of Henry Kissinger's books, beginning with "Diplomacy," and they have all been excellent, including "On China," which I just finished reading. In "On China" Kissinger first describes the country's known history, which stretches back thousands of years. You learn about the various dynasties––and hopefully can remember their order! He explains how China has always been and is still a unique country, not only because of its size, but also because of the way in which the Chinese "see themselves." Understanding the Chinese psyche was essential to Kissinger's success in obtaining US rapprochement with this country. China has never been eager to conquer other countries, Kissinger explains, but HAS been anxious about threats to its far-flung borders. How China has dealt with countries that have made incursions along its borders over the years is very interesting. For one thing, its huge size enables China to ABSORB such incursions and sometimes change those whom it absorbs.
This is a history book taking you from era through era, and then, beginning with President Nixon, from US administration through US administration up to the present day. You learn that in the years following Nixon's famous trip to China, it HASN'T been all smooth sailing for the United States. Every post-Nixon administration has had its China challenges, major or minor.
One often thinks of history books as being dry; “On China” is anything but dry. It is a fascinating and relatively easy read. Kissinger is not only a master of diplomacy, but of EXPLAINING diplomacy and the nuances of statecraft.
If you want to be better informed about this great Asian nation and how she fits into the modern world, “On China” is a must-read.

Sunday, December 22, 2013


As 2013 winds down, here are congratulations on a great job keeping Blog No. 2 going, Elaine. How you dig up all the interesting stuff you do is beyond me. Hopefully, in 2014 more residents will post and comment on it.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

*****SCAM ALERT*****

*************BEWARE*******SCAM ALERT**********BEWARE**************
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from Publisher's Clearing House saying THAT YOU HAVE AN UNCLAIMED PRIZE AWAITING YOU...IT IS A SCAM.
They are saying that they have a certified check for a large amount of money and a Mercedes in you choice of color. They are claiming to be calling from Jamaica or Las Vegas or where ever...One of the numbers they call from is 876-432-0838 and the person on this line claims to be named Peterson.
Do not fall for this. This person called a friend of mine, who asked me to check it out. I called the number (blocking my number from their caller ID) and made up a name and said it was my sister that had received the call...they went on and on about the check for over a million and a Mercedes Benz that they wanted to deliver etc. they are trying to get info, or money and steal your ID.
*************BEWARE********SCAM ALERT**********BEWARE**************

Friday, December 20, 2013

Pot calls the kettle black....

Pot calls the kettle black....

The "other" blog is ridiculously calling Dave's blog out on "banning" people from posting. Is that the pot calling the kettle black, or what? How can they criticize his blog when THEY do the exact same thing? I have been banned by Olga from posting on their blog.
On my blog, anyone can post as long as the rules are adhered to. Post your name, anonymous postings (which are usually made by people that desire to make cowardly and insulting remarks without getting themselves in trouble). If you have something to say that is worth saying, then you should take the credit for it, not hide behind "anonymous". So I will not allow it to be posted unless it is something fairly profound and in the intention of my blog. You want to make insulting remarks, go to Olga and Gary's blog where it belongs.
Dave's blog has a limited amount of people in the first part (of one hundred members) so he started the second part (this one) and it is linked to the first. If they want to post, why not sign up on this one?

But if they do, they have nothing to complain about. Kinda makes you go Hmmmmmm.   

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Is it legal for a association to donate to charities or PRPC?

"Unless the governing documents specifically state that charitable contributions are a common expense, the Board would be using Association funds for other than common expenses in violation of section 718.115(1), Florida Statutes. Association funds may only be spent on common expenses of the Association as defined in The Florida Condominium Act and the governing documents. The Act states in part as follows: 718.115 Common expenses and common surplus.— (1)(a)Common expenses include the expenses of the operation, maintenance, repair, replacement, or protection of the common elements and association property, costs of carrying out the powers and duties of the association, and any other expense, whether or not included in the foregoing, designated as common expense by this chapter, the declaration, the documents creating the association, or the bylaws. Common expenses also include reasonable transportation services, insurance for directors and officers, road maintenance and operation expenses, in-house communications, and security services, which are reasonably related to the general benefit of the unit owners even if such expenses do not attach to the common elements or property of the condominium."
per Chelle Konyk in Condo News

Monday, December 16, 2013

my blog


Contented Hikikomori

The following appeared on Bostonglobe.com Dec 16, 2013
Headline: Idle millennials are victims of their parents’ success 
Word that 6 million young people are not working or studying comes as no surprise to anyone with a millennial in the basement. Yes, 85 percent of this age group is in school or working — albeit many in low-wage jobs. Six million, however, is not an insignificant number. — I wouldn’t want to feed them — though apparently we’re likely to. And their situation is worrisome, as is that of their parents, who no longer fear an empty nest but offspring seemingly incapable of flight. Their fears are grounded researchers say -people who begin their adult lives without jobs are more likely to be unemployed in the future. Bodies at rest remain at rest, even when a portion of one’s idle time is dispatched at the neighborhood gym. Even more unnerving, this generation has contrived a new level of inertia, which the Japanese call “hikikomori.” It’s young people who don’t leave the house at all, not necessarily because they’re scared like agoraphobics, but because their needs are met and they’re content.

Read the full article here, even better -

Santa as a penguin? What next?

Just had to post this here as well as my own blog...
I was watching The View this morning and shocked at the stupidity of "political correctness" in this country. The latest thing? Santa being white is bigoted. He should be a penguin. Oh come on... How stupid is that? Santa, is based on a real person, Saint Nicholas. He is the patron saint of children, sailors and many other things. Just a little background on Saint Nick (from the St. Nicholas Center)....

Saint Nicholas is said to be just about everyone's saint; he is surely named the patron saint of more causes than any other saint. Nicholas has been chosen as the special protector or guardian of a great many classes of people, cities, churches, and even countries.
Saint Nicolas with toys
St Nicholas, patron of children
Holy Card, Ukraine
St Nicholas Center Collection
German Holy Card Nikolaus
Saint Nikolaus, patron of the seamenHoly card, Germany, G. Winkler
St Nicholas Center Collection
Patron saints have lived a life which is a worthy example of how to faithfully follow Jesus Christ and, as part of the communion of saints, they intercede on behalf of those who call upon them.
In the West Nicholas is most widely known as the patron saint of children. Many of his stories tell of children rescued from calamity and returned to the care and keeping of their families. In France the most familiar story, both told and sung, is of three little children lured into the clutches of an evil butcher and rescued by St. Nicholas. Other stories, as well, tell of children who disappeared, were kidnaped, fell into a well, or suffered some other disaster-all to be delivered through the good offices of St. Nicholas. These accounts of a child forcibly taken from parents, followed by a time of grieving and despair, then the miraculous return of the child, have profound and universal appeal which makes Nicholas the much valued Guardian of Children. It is no wonder he is the beloved patron saint of children.
In other parts of the world, however, St. Nicholas' chief patronage is that of sailors and ships—offering safe voyage and protection from storms. Many ports, most notably in Greece, have icons of Nicholas, surrounded by ex-votos of small ships made of silver or carved of wood. Sailors returning safely from sea, place these in gratitude to St. Nicholas for protection received. In some places sailors, instead of wishing one another luck, say, "May St. Nicholas hold the tiller."
Prisoners and others wrongly condemned are St. Nicholas' third major category of patronage. It reveals his strong concern for justice, especially for innocent victims. The stories of guiltless soldiers lives being spared and others wrongly imprisoned being released form the basis for this category.
St. Nicholas providing dowry money to the three impoverished maidens is the story behind his patronage for young women seeking a marriage partner. Even today young women who wish to get married still come to the Basilica di San Nicola in Bari, Italy, on the 6th of December to leave a note to St. Nicholas and put three coins in a box.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Wellness Seminars ??

On Channel 63 there is a list of good Wellness Seminars starting Dec 6, sez call Karen Conder - but no phone number.

Where and when are these, its not the Medical Ctr, I tried there. Help

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Getting Our Sparkle On UCO & WPRF

**Great job Ron and Natalie**

I hear Dave Israel will sparkle tonite in the Folk Ensemble Hungarian Rhapsody,  look at the dancers very carefully.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Canterbury B Today

12/8  From 9am to 3pm its a tag sale, yard sale, garage sale, car boot sale, flea market whatever. Please drop by and visit if you have time, even if just to say Hello. Or get that extra gift item.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

'Tis the season of being sympathetic to folks upnorth, bless their hearts.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Birthday Boy

Have a happy Lanny with no combination presents. Separate Birthday and Xmas gifts ok.