Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

November 22nd, 2014, by Laura

My first car was a 1967 Ford Mustang, god how I loved that car. She had a 287 under the hood, with a 3 speed on the floor and she could stomp all the other cars in a heart beat. She not only looked good and ran good, but she sounded good too. I got pulled over one time buy a State Cop who said that I had “glass packs” on her proceeded to crawl under her to see. Heck I didn’t even know what “glass packs” were back then. He did seem very disappointed that he didn’t find anything illegal on her and let me go on my merry way, thank goodness!

I ran across an interesting site the other evening that had all types of car and truck exhaust systems and  interesting exhaust tips listed, which I found to be of good reading quality and it reminded me of my run in with the law with my beloved Mustang, back in the good old days. I wish that I still had her. Once in a while I’ll see one some where that looks just like her and it brings back some really cool memories. Maybe one day I’ll find another 67 Ford Mustang that I can buy and I’ll be in Mustang heaven once again.

my first car

1967 Yellow Ford Mustang

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October 19th, 2014, by Laura

I have a few friends that ride Harley’s. I love it when I get a good biker joke from any of them via email. This was a good one that I just got today.

A Harley Davidson motorcycle rider is riding by the zoo in Washington , DC when he sees a little girl leaning into the lion’s cage. Suddenly, the lion grabs her by the cuff of her jacket and tries to pull her inside to slaughter her, under the eyes of her screaming parents.

The biker jumps off his Harley, runs to the cage and hits the lion square on the nose with a powerful punch. Whimpering from the pain the lion jumps back letting go of the girl, and the biker brings her to her terrified parents, who thank him endlessly. A reporter has watched the whole event.

The reporter addressing the Harley rider says, ‘Sir, this was the most gallant and brave thing I’ve seen a man do in my whole life.’ The Harley rider replies, ‘Why, it was nothing, really, the lion was behind bars. I just saw this little kid in danger and acted as I felt right.’

The reporter says, ‘Well, I’ll make sure this won’t go unnoticed. I’m a journalist, you know, and tomorrow’s paper will have this story on the front page… So, what do you do for a living and what political affiliation do you have?’

The biker replies, ‘I’m a U.S. . Marine and a Republican.’ The journalist leaves. The following morning the biker buys the paper to see if it indeed brings news of his actions, and reads, on the front page:

U.S. MARINE ASSAULTS AFRICAN IMMIGRANT AND STEALS HIS LUNCH.

That pretty much sums up the media’s approach to the news these days.

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September 16th, 2014, by Laura

I’ve never really been much of a baseball fan. Football is more my style. But when I saw this on You Tube it really made an impression on me, so much that of course I had to post it here. God I love You Tube. Hope you enjoy it as well!

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July 20th, 2014, by Laura

Dancing With The Stars is by far my favorite TV show. I always feel depressed when the season ends which means I have to wait several months until it comes back on again. Thank goodness for America’s Got Talent and So You Think You Can Dance, they both tend to fill the void, as well as to be expected.

AGT is wonderful that you get to see such a variety of acts, not exclusively dance, even though dancing is where my heart is and always will be.

dance is life = life is dance

Eat, Sleep, Dance

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June 22nd, 2014, by Laura

The Animal Planet is doing a wonderful job in bringing attention to the brutality being done to dolphins in many countries with their new show Blood Dolphins. I found this clip on YouTube.com and wanted to share it here. I hope more people watch this show and that it enlightens a lot of good people to the atrocities being done to thousands of dolphins each year.

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