Friday, February 26, 2010


An Old Army bud

Monday, February 22, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Peeling Potates

OK There is a basket with 10 lbs of potatoes. I normally get a mix of medium Reds and the Yukon Gold’s. The test said Idaho’s so here we go.

I washed 9 mid sized, and put the score around the middle of them and started the boil. I set the clock for 15 minutes after the boil started.

Then I scooped 1 out at a time and as you can see in the picture the skin slid right off. A couple of them were a little cantankerous. If I had a hard time or it took more than a few seconds to get the skin off I just put that one back in the ice for a few seconds and then the skin came off.

It seems you only have a few seconds to get the skin off after it comes out of the ice bath. But if you put it back in the bath for a few seconds it works.

15 minutes for those potatoes was not quite enough for a full cook, like a backed potato or what you would make mashed potato out of.

All in all it worked pretty well. I will do it with Reds and Yukon Gold’s next time.

We need Govt takeover of Health Care?

As recently published by Investor Business Daily, a survey by the U.N. International Health Organization has reported:

Percentage of men and women who survived a cancer five years after diagnosis: U.S. 65 percent, Eng-land 46 percent, Canada 42 percent.

Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who received treatment within six months: U.S. 93 percent, England 15 percent, Canada 43 percent.

Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received it within six months: U.S. 90 percent, England 15 percent, Canada 43 percent.

Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month: U.S. 77 percent, England 40 percent, Canada 43 percent.

Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people: U.S. 71, England 14, Canada 18.

Percentage of seniors (65 and older) with low income who say they are in “excellent health”: U.S. 12 percent, England 2 percent, Canada 6 percent.
The initial conclusion from this report is that the U.S. has the best health care in the world.

Well, duh.!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Global What?

Now here is a good one!!

"An Arab ambassador called for an instant divorce after discovering his veil-wearing fiancée had a beard and was cross-eyed, it emerged today.

The would-be bride had hidden her face behind a Muslim niqab throughout their short courtship, meaning the diplomat had no idea what she looked like.

But as soon as the marriage was contract was signed in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, he tried to kiss her, before coming face-to-face with her hairy face and strange squint.

‘He was absolutely horrified,’ said a wedding guest.

‘The bride [a physician] had a nice personality, but there was a good reason why she was hiding her looks behind a veil..."

Read it all here

There is no way a divorce should be granted...this is your culture, deal with it. You treat your women like dogs so why shouldn't they look like one...

Peeling boiled potatoes really neat!

If you take the time to watch this, you will not only be glad you did, but you will forward this to all your daughters, sisters, moms, etc...To all who love making scalloped potatoes from scratch and potato salad but hate peeling the boiled potatoes, here is the solution for easy peeling. This will BLOW your mind.. Well, we do learn something new every day.

I wish I had known about this thirty years ago. Peeling the cooked potato was the least desirable part in making a potato salad. Enjoy.

New Peeler

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Global Warming

Government Blows $50 Million on Virgin Islands Beach

Where do the $trillions stolen from our future go? William La Jeunesse has tracked down $50 million to the Castle Nugent National Historic Park:

It's in the U.S. Virgin Islands, about a thousand miles from Miami and an expensive jet ride to get there.

Two weeks ago, on a near party line vote, a huge Democratic majority in the House agreed to spend $50 million to buy the former cotton plantation on the island of St. Croix.

The National Park Service hadn't even completed their study of the purchase before our Democrat rulers decided they just had to have it. Not even the high-living Dems can beat 3,000 acres of beachfront property as a vacation haven. Plus, it's far enough away that they won't have to worry about encountering any of their unwashed constituents, many of whom aren't smelling any better since being crowded into unemployment by the explosive expansion of Big Government.

Meanwhile, according to Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT):
Currently the National Park Service has an estimated $9 billion in backlog maintenance on existing parks.

Future generations are going to have quite a job climbing out of the hole this extravagant spending is digging.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

'Total Whitewash'

Penn State Probe into Mann's Wrongdoing a 'Total Whitewash'

The lies, the misrepresentations, the Nobel Peace Prizes, and the billions of dollars spent will soon be reminders of a hoax perpetrated on the world by a bunch of snake oil salesmen who only wanted to make a buck.

Al Gore and his followers beat the drum for man-made global warming and often claimed that the science was settled but it is more unsettled than ever now that the movement has been exposed. It is a hoax. It is a lie. It is not true.

Global Warming

So the foxes investigated another fox and found him not guilty of raiding the henhouse.

In other news water is still wet and the sun still comes up in the east.

The fabric had a loose thread and someone pulled at it. Suddenly the entire thing started coming apart.

Miss Me Yet?

Miss Me Yet?’: Mystery Surrounds Who Paid for George Bush Billboard

There is a billboard along I-35 near Wyoming, Minn., with a huge photo of former president George W. Bush and this question: "Miss Me Yet?"

Obama tripled the national deficit in one year and nearly doubled the unemployment number compared to the previous administration’s average, a mysterious George W. Bush billboard popped up in Minnesota off of Interstate 35

Monday, February 8, 2010

Monday, February 1, 2010

Brighten your day


It was mealtime during an airline flight.
'Would you like dinner?', the flight attendant asked John, seated in front.
'What are my choices?' John asked.
'Yes or no,' she replied.


A flight attendant was stationed at the departure gate to check tickets. As a man approached,
she extended her hand for the ticket and he opened his trench coat and flashed her.
Without missing a beat, she said, 'Sir, I need to see your ticket, not your stub.'


A lady was picking through the frozen turkeys at the grocery store but she couldn't find
one big enough for her family. She asked a stock boy, ' Do these turkeys get any bigger?'
The stock boy replied, 'No ma'am, they're dead...'


The police officer got out of his car as the kid who was stopped for speeding
rolled down his window. 'I've been waiting for you all day,' the officer said.
The kid replied, 'Yeah, well I got here as fast as I could.'
When the cop finally stopped laughing, he sent the kid on his way without a ticket.


A truck driver was driving along on the freeway and noticed a sign that read:
Low Bridge Ahead. Before he knows it, the bridge is right in front of him and
his truck gets wedged under it. Cars are backed up for miles.
Finally a police car comes up. The cop gets out of his car and walks to the
truck driver, puts his hands on his hips and says, 'Got stuck, huh?'
The truck driver says, 'No, I was delivering this bridge and I ran out of gas.'


A college teacher reminds her class of tomorrow's final exam. 'Now class,
I won't tolerate any excuses for you not being here tomorrow. I might consider
a nuclear attack or a serious personal injury, illness, or a death in your immediate
family, but that's it, no other excuses whatsoever!'
A smart-ass student in the back of the room raised his hand and asked, 'What would
you say if tomorrow I said I was suffering from complete and utter sexual exhaustion?'
The entire class is reduced to laughter and snickering. When silence was restored, the teacher smiled knowingly at the student, shook her head and sweetly said, 'Well, I guess you'd have to write the exam with your other hand.'


A woman is standing nude looking in the bedroom mirror. She is not happy
with what she sees and says to her husband, 'I feel horrible; I look old, fat
and ugly... I really need you to pay me a compliment.'
The husband replies, 'Your eyesight's damn near perfect.'