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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Curliest Hair Trivia

Well, I lost the Trivia Contest by 1 point, during our church's pot-luck dinner last night!
 
 

Not only did I get the last question wrong, but was immediately asked to leave.
 
The question was: "Where do women have the curliest hair?"

 
 

...Apparently, the correct answer is 'Fiji Islands'.

ECGMA says
: On a more serious note, http://ecmedical.blogspot.com/2010/08/african-american-beauty-tips.html

What's in a name??



SMS for Free !!

At your own risk for I have yet to 'test' this.
If someone can see the catch, do share.

----- Forwarded Message ----
From: im
Sent: Tue, August 31, 2010 2:03:19 AM
Subject: FW: SMS for Free !!

This is great. It really works.


You can use the following to sms for free :

 

b) Yahoo Messenger

 

soon you can call with Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, etc.

 

Don't know one day how Digi, Maxis, Celcom survive? I think they are sunset business.

 



A Jew and an Arab



Monkey adopts kitten



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A unique story in northern India involving a monkey and a cat shows species is no barrier to bonding.

Monday, August 30, 2010

JENNY CRAIG FOR MEN

‪*JENNY CRAIG FOR MEN*
 
A guy calls a company and orders their 5-day, 10 lb. weight loss program..
 
The next day, there's a knock on the door and there stands before him a 
voluptuous, athletic, 19 year old babe dressed in nothing but a pair of Nike running shoes and a sign around her neck.
 
She introduces herself as a representative of the weight loss company.
 
The sign reads, 'If you can catch me, you can have me.'
 
Without a second thought, he takes off after her. A few miles later huffing and puffing, he finally gives up..
  
The same girl shows up for the next four days and the same thing happens.
 
On the fifth day, he weighs himself and is delighted to find he has lost 10 lbs. as promised.
 
He calls the company and orders their 5-day/20 pound program.
 
The next day there's a knock at the door and there stands the most stunning, beautiful, sexy woman he has ever seen in his life.. She is wearing nothing but Reebok running shoes and a sign around her neck that reads, 'If you 
catch me you can have me'.
 
Well, he's out the door after her like a shot. This girl is in excellent shape and he does his best, but no such luck. So for the next four days, the same routine happens with him gradually getting in better and better shape.
Much to his delight on the fifth day when he weighs himself, he discovers that he has lost another 20 lbs. as promised. He decides to go for broke and calls the company to order the 7-day/50 pound program
 
'Are you sure?' asks the representative on the phone. 'This is our most 
rigorous program.'
 
'Absolutely,' he replies, 'I haven't felt this good in years.'
The next day there's a knock at the door; and when he opens it he finds 
a huge muscular guy standing there wearing nothing but pink running shoes and a sign around his neck that reads, 'If I catch you, you're mine.'
He lost 63 pounds that week.

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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Younes Abdullah Muhammad - Muslim hate speech in New York (near Ground Zero)



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Listen to Pat Condell


Am I a racist? by Pat Condell



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Hello angry atheists by Pat Condell



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No mosque at Ground Zero



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Stop the stealth jihad.

Petitions against the Ground Zero mosque
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/stop...
http://tool.donation-net.net/public/a...

Watch this video and learn what's really going on
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDs-hC...

Dutch government helping to pay for mosque
http://www.jihadwatch.org/2010/07/dut...

The 9/11 mosque
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2...

A mosque at Ground Zero equals victory
http://www.hudsonny.org/2010/05/mosqu...

Why Cordoba?
http://www.memri.org/report/en/0/0/0/...

Ground Zero imam: "I don't believe in religious dialogue."
http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/ground-z...

One of the Cordoba Initiative's "Muslim leaders of tomorrow"
http://revuse.wetpaint.com/page/Musli...

Ground Zero mosque team lacking funds amid bookkeeping chaos
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/ma...

9/11 Sacrilege
http://frontpagemag.com/2010/05/31/91...

A sneak preview of the Ground Zero mega-mosque
http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/0...

How to stop the Ground Zero mega-mosque
http://europenews.dk/en/node/32600

Overtolerance could pave the way for sharia in America
http://www.libertiesalliance.org/2010...

Saudi billionaire boasts of manipulating Fox news coverage
http://www.aim.org/press-release/saud...

Fox refuses to carry VoteVets energy independence ad
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05...

Kagan helped shield Saudis from 9/11 lawsuits
http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0511/kaga...

US administration afraid to call things by their name
http://www.thecuttingedgenews.com/ind...

Brennan's lesson on jihad
http://frontpagemag.com/2010/06/01/br...

Interview with the man who led the campaign against the London Olympic mosque
http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=mpg&mpid=111...

PETITION AGAINST SHARIA LAW IN BRITAIN
http://onelawforallpetition.com/onelaw/onela300.php?nr=40155035‬

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Dr Seuss lost poem



Got a pencil? - Sharpening skills



Sunday, August 22, 2010

Random Thoughts

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Mahatma Gandhi

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too, can become great.
Mark Twain

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Winston Churchill

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
Bernard Meltzer

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Albert Einstein

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
Herm Albright

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Cary Grant

Preach the Gospel at all times! If necessary use words.
St. Francis of Assisi

Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.
Jonathan Edwards

He became what we are that He might make us what He is.
Saint Athanasius

We must always be on our guard lest, under the pretext of keeping one commandment, we be found breaking another.
St. Basil

Going to church doesn't make you a Christian, any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.
Billy Sunday

To stand on one leg and prove God's existence is a very different thing from going on one's knees and thanking Him.
Søren Kierkegaard

Thanksgiving is the language of heaven, and we had better start to learn it if we are not to be mere dumb aliens there..
A. J. Gossip

A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure..";
authors[14] = "Lee Segal";
quotes[15] = "Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.";
authors[15] = "Lewis Carrol";
quotes[16] = "Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.";
authors[16] = "Aesop";
quotes[17] = "Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day.";
authors[17] = "Polish Proverb";
quotes[18] = "The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.";
authors[18] = "Edmund Murrow";
quotes[19] = "Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.";
authors[19] = "Henry Thoreau";
quotes[20] = "You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.";
authors[20] = "Navajo Proverb";
quotes[21] = "If you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one.";
authors[21] = "Russian Proverb";
quotes[22] = "You can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into.";
authors[22] = "Author Unknown";
quotes[23] = "Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light?";
authors[23] = "Maurice Freehill";
quotes[24] = "Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.";
authors[24] = "Matsuo Basho";
quotes[25] = "I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born.";
authors[25] = "Ronald Reagan";
quotes[26] = "If it isn't a baby, then you aren't pregnant, so what are you aborting?";
authors[26] = "Author Unknown";
quotes[27] = "There's something in every atheist, itching to believe, and something in every believer, itching to doubt.";
authors[27] = "Mignon McLaughlin";
quotes[28] = "Men will wrangle for religion; write for it; fight for it; die for it; anything but live for it.";
authors[28] = "C. C. Colton";
quotes[29] = "Your religion is what you do when the sermon is over.";
authors[29] = "H. Jackson Brown";
quotes[30] = "Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.";
authors[30] = "Abraham Lincoln";
quotes[31] = "You can't lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself.";
authors[31] = "Gene Mauch";
quotes[32] = "Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.";
authors[32] = "Albert Schweitzer";
quotes[33] = "Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders.";
authors[33] = "Tom Peters";
quotes[34] = "The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way.";
authors[34] = "Henry Miller";
quotes[35] = "Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.";
authors[35] = "Josh Billings";
quotes[36] = "The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.";
authors[36] = "Author Unknown";
quotes[37] = "It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.";
authors[37] = "Albert Einstein";
quotes[38] = "Saints are sinners who kept on going.";
authors[38] = "R. L. Stevenson";
quotes[39] = "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.";
authors[39] = "Ralph Emerson";
quotes[40] = "First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.";
authors[40] = "Francis Scott Fitzgerald";
quotes[41] = "Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.";
authors[41] = "Spanish Proverb";
quotes[42] = "Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.";
authors[42] = "Henry van Dyke";
quotes[43] = "Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.";
authors[43] = "Anthony J. D'Angelo";
quotes[44] = "Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.";
authors[44] = "Francesca Reigler";
quotes[45] = "Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious.";
authors[45] = "Bill Meyer";
quotes[46] = "When you feel dog tired at night, it may be because you've growled all day long.";
authors[46] = "Author Unknown";
quotes[47] = "Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.";
authors[47] = "Maurice Setter";
quotes[48] = "Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.";
authors[48] = "Alphonse Karr";
quotes[49] = "Physical strength is measured by what we can carry; spiritual by what we can bear.";
authors[49] = "Author Unknown";
quotes[50] = "I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.";
authors[50] = "Galileo Galilei";
quotes[51] = "Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.";
authors[51] = "Emory Austin";
quotes[52] = "God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you?.";
authors[52] = "William A. Ward";
quotes[53] = "If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, thank you, that would suffice'";
authors[53] = "Meister Eckhart";
quotes[54] = "The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.";
authors[54] = "John E. Southard";
quotes[55] = "Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live.";
authors[55] = "Jackie Windspear";
quotes[56] = "When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.";
authors[56] = "Chinese Proverb";
quotes[57] = "You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.";
authors[57] = "Walt Disney";
quotes[58] = "We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them.";
authors[58] = "Charles C. West";
quotes[59] = "We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't.";
authors[59] = "Frank A. Clark";
quotes[60] = "We may think God wants actions of a certain kind, but God wants people of a certain kind.";
authors[60] = "C.S. Lewis";
quotes[61] = "God delights in our holiness, seeing it as an infusion of his own beauty.";
authors[61] = "John Piper";
quotes[62] = " Boast not of Christ’s work for you, unless you can show us the Spirit’s work in you.";
authors[62] = "J.C. Ryle";
quotes[63] = "What greater crime than holiness, if the devil be one of the grand jury!";
authors[63] = "Thomas Watson";
quotes[64] = "The Holy Spirit is not a weapon in our hands. We are the tools in his.";
authors[64] = "Samuel Lamb";
quotes[65] = "The Spirit is not here instead of Him, but as a living link with Him.";
authors[65] = "Peter Lewis";
quotes[66] = "He (the Holy Spirit) will never do for us what we can do for ourselves.";
authors[66] = "Charles H. Spurgeon";
quotes[67] = "Prayer is an ardent and believing cry to God for some specific thing.";
authors[67] = "E.M. Bounds";
quotes[68] = "Intercessory prayer might be defined as loving our neighbour on our knees.";
authors[68] = "Charles Brent";
quotes[69] = "Fasting is abstaining from all that interferes with prayer.";
authors[69] = "Andrew Bonar";
quotes[70] = "Never think to find honey in the pot when God writes poison on its cover.";
authors[70] = "William Gurnall";
quotes[71] = "God has often forgiven sinners, but He never forgives sin.";
authors[71] = "Arthur Pink";
quotes[72] = "God will not remove the temptation, till we remove the occasion.";
authors[72] = "Thomas Brooks";
quotes[73] = "Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.";
authors[73] = "Billy Sunday";
quotes[74] = " The moment we open the Bible the devil sits down at our side.";
authors[74] = "J.C. Ryle";
quotes[75] = "Let us not discover we have souls until we have lost them";
authors[75] = "A. Aranha";
quotes[76] = "A day will come when those who are not born again will wish that they had never been born at all.";
authors[76] = "J.C.Ryle";
quotes[77] = "To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground.";
authors[77] = "Stephen Covey";
quotes[78] = "My father was an amazing man. The older I got, the smarter he got.";
authors[78] = "Mark Twain";
quotes[79] = "I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.";
authors[79] = "Mark Twain";
quotes[80] = "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits.";
authors[80] = "Albert Einstein";
quotes[81] = "God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.";
authors[81] = "Albert Einstein";
quotes[82] = "The reason you don’t like the Bible, you old sinner, is because it knows all about you.";
authors[82] = "Billy Sunday";
quotes[83] = "When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.";
authors[83] = "Charles A. Beard";
quotes[84] = "When I grow up I want to be a little boy.";
authors[84] = "Joseph Heller";
quotes[85] = "Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.";
authors[85] = "Frank Tyger";
quotes[86] = "The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.";
authors[86] = "Lily Tomlin";
quotes[87] = "My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.";
authors[87] = "Bette Midler";
quotes[88] = "There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.";
authors[88] = "Leo Tolstoy";
quotes[89] = "The more we give of anything, the more we shall get back.";
authors[89] = "Grace Speare";
quotes[90] = "The only place you’ll find success before work is in the dictionary.";
authors[90] = "May B. Smith";
quotes[91] = "Be yourself. Who else is better qualified?";
authors[91] = "Frank J. Giblin II";
quotes[92] = "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.";
authors[92] = "Winston Churchill";
quotes[93] = "Don’t confuse being stimulating with being blunt. ";
authors[93] = "Barbara Walters";
quotes[94] = "Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.";
authors[94] = "Helen Keller";
quotes[95] = "What you dislike in another take care to correct in yourself.";
authors[95] = "Thomas Sprat";
quotes[96] = "Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail.";
authors[96] = "Ralph Waldo Emerson";
quotes[97] = "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.";
authors[97] = "Victor Borge";
quotes[98] = "Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.";
authors[98] = "James Conant";
quotes[99] = "Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.";
authors[99] = "Lord Chesterfield";
quotes[100] = "Patience is the companion of wisdom.";
authors[100] = "St. Augustine";
quotes[101] = "Desire nothing for yourself, which you do not desire for others.";
authors[101] = "Spinoza";
quotes[102] = "Work as if you were to live a hundred years, pray as if you were to die tomorrow.";
authors[102] = "Benjamin Franklin";
quotes[103] = "God warms his hands at man's heart when he prays.";
authors[103] = "John Masefield";
quotes[104] = "It is possible to move men, through God, by prayer alone.";
authors[104] = "Hudson Taylor";
quotes[105] = "To get nations back on their feet, we must first get down on our knees.";
authors[105] = "Billy Graham";
quotes[106] = "Prayer at its highest is a two-way conversation and for me the most important part is listening to God's replies.";
authors[106] = "Frank C. Laubach";
quotes[107] = "God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede.";
authors[107] = "Oswald Chambers";
quotes[108] = "History is silent about revivals that did not begin with prayer.";
authors[108] = "Edwin Orr";
quotes[109] = "All I know is that when I pray, coincidences happen; and when I don't pray, they don't happen.";
authors[109] = "Dan Hayes";
quotes[110] = "When thou prayest, rather let thy heart be without words than thy words be without heart.";
authors[110] = "John Bunyan";
quotes[111] = "Every Christian needs a half an hour of prayer each day, except when he is busy, then he needs an hour.";
authors[111] = "St. Francis de Sales";
quotes[112] = "Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.";
authors[112] = "Mahatma Gandhi";
quotes[113] = "Certain thought are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.";
authors[113] = "Victor Hugo";
quotes[114] = "Pray inwardly, even if you do not enjoy it. It does good though you feel nothing, even if you think you are doing nothing.";
authors[114] = "Julian of Norwich";
quotes[115] = "Pray as you can, for prayer doesn't consist of thinking a great deal, but of loving a great deal.";
authors[115] = "St. Teresa of Avila";
quotes[116] = "One thing you’re never going to see is a hearse with luggage racks.";
authors[116] = "Eric Atchison";
quotes[117] = "We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.";
authors[117] = "Stephen Covey";
quotes[118] = "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.";
authors[118] = "Ralph W. Emerson";
quotes[119] = "The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.";
authors[119] = "Lily Tomlin";
quotes[120] = "One and God make a majority.";
authors[120] = "Frederick Douglass";
quotes[121] = "I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.";
authors[121] = "Mother Teresa";
quotes[122] = "To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.";
authors[122] = "Mother Teresa";
quotes[123] = "My daughter, I see more Pharisees among Christians than there were around Pilate.";
authors[123] = "St. Margaret of Cortona";
quotes[124] = "God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them.";
authors[124] = "Aughey";
quotes[125] = "Acquire the Holy Spirit and a thousand souls around you will be converted.";
authors[125] = "St. Seraphim of Sarov";
quotes[126] = "God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'Thank you?'";
authors[126] = "William A. Ward";
quotes[127] = "Preach the Gospel at all times! If necessary use words.";
authors[127] = "St. Francis of Assisi";
quotes[128] = "There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'";
authors[128] = "Elizabeth Seaton";
quotes[129] = "More than anything else, prayer is a relationship.";
authors[129] = "Jim Guest";
quotes[130] = "The well of Providence is deep. It's the buckets we bring to it that are small.";
authors[130] = "Mary Webb";
quotes[131] = "Death is not a period but a comma in the story of life.";
authors[131] = "Amos Farver";
quotes[132] = "A Christian must keep the faith, but not to himself.";
authors[132] = "Jim Patrick";
quotes[133] = "God wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.";
authors[133] = "Unknown";
quotes[134] = "Live as though Christ died yesterday, rose from the grave today, and is coming back tomorrow.";
authors[134] = "Theodore Epp";
quotes[135] = "God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.";
authors[135] = "St. Augustine";
quotes[136] = "When I pray, coincidences happen. And when I stop praying, the coincidences stop.";
authors[136] = "William Temple";
quotes[137] = "Sometimes God has to put us flat on our back before we are looking up to Him.";
authors[137] = "Jack Graham";
quotes[138] = "Many people use 'Duct Tape' to fix everything...God used nails.";
authors[138] = "Unknown";
quotes[139] = "Jesus accepts you the way you are, but loves you too much to leave you that way.";
authors[139] = "Lee Venden";
quotes[140] = "How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in.";
authors[140] = "Oscar Wilde";
quotes[141] = "Win an argument, lose a soul.";
authors[141] = "J. Fulton Sheen";
quotes[142] = "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.";
authors[142] = "Martin Luther King Jr.";
quotes[143] = "When we've done what we can, God will do what we can't!";
authors[143] = "Unknown";
quotes[144] = "Faith can move mountains, but don't be surprised if God hands you a shovel!";
authors[144] = "Unknown";
quotes[145] = "We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.";
authors[145] = "Henry Ward Beecher";
quotes[146] = "While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones.";
authors[146] = "Tagore";
quotes[147] = "If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.";
authors[147] = "Maya Angelou";
quotes[148] = "We ask God to forgive us for our evil thoughts and evil temper, but rarely, if ever, ask Him to forgive us our sadness.";
authors[148] = "R. W. Date";
quotes[149] = "Our love from God is tested by the question of whether we seek Him or His gift.";
authors[149] = "Ralph Stockman";
quotes[150] = "No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.";
authors[150] = "William Blake";
quotes[151] = "Speak when you're angry, and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.";
authors[151] = "Lawrence J. Peter";
quotes[152] = "Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.";
authors[152] = "Liz Smith";
quotes[153] = "Love is contagious. Let us start an Epidemic.";
authors[153] = "Aneel Aranha";
quotes[154] = "You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.";
authors[154] = "Beverly Sills";
quotes[155] = "I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.";
authors[155] = "Leo Rosten";
quotes[156] = "To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.";
authors[156] = "David Viscott";
quotes[157] = "You will never find time for anything. If you want the time, you must make it.";
authors[157] = "Charles Buxton";
quotes[158] = "The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.";
authors[158] = "General H. Norman Schwarzkopf";
quotes[159] = "There are two ways of spreading light -- to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.";
authors[159] = "Edith Wharton";
quotes[160] = "He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.";
authors[160] = "Martin Luther King, Jr.";
quotes[161] = "Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.";
authors[161] = "George Bernard Shaw";
quotes[162] = "Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.";
authors[162] = "Emily Kimbrough";
quotes[163] = "The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.";
authors[163] = "T.B. Macaulay";
quotes[164] = "Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.";
authors[164] = "Vista M. Kelly";
quotes[165] = "Don’t get your knickers in a knot. Nothing is solved and it just makes you walk funny.";
authors[165] = "Kathryn Carpenter";
quotes[166] = "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.";
authors[166] = "Sir Winston Churchill";
quotes[167] = "Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either.";
authors[167] = "Golda Meir";
quotes[168] = "I wasn’t afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure.";
authors[168] = "Anne Baxter";
quotes[169] = "Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail.";
authors[169] = "Ralph Waldo Emerson";
quotes[170] = "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.";
authors[170] = "Ralph Waldo Emerson";
quotes[171] = "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.";
authors[171] = "Aristotle";
quotes[172] = "The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.";
authors[172] = "Tom Clancy";
quotes[173] = "You see things and say 'Why?'; but I dream things that never were and I say 'Why not?'";
authors[173] = "George Bernard Shaw";
quotes[174] = "Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions.";
authors[174] = "Earl Gray Stevens";
quotes[175] = "Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.";
authors[175] = "Aldous Huxley";
quotes[176] = "When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.";
authors[176] = "Lao-Tzu";
quotes[177] = "Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as real strength.";
authors[177] = "Ralph W. Sockman";
quotes[178] = "With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see.";
authors[178] = "Ella Wheeler Wilcox";
quotes[179] = "Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.";
authors[179] = "Lord Chesterfield";
//calculate a random index
index = Math.floor(Math.random() * quotes.length);
//display the quotation
document.write("" + "\"" + quotes[index] + "\"\n");
document.write("" + "-- " + authors[index] + "\n");
//done
"Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day."
-- Polish Proverb

Saturday, August 21, 2010

ORIGINAL Elephant Painting

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Watch this elephant paint a beautiful image of an elephant holding a flower. You'll be amazed at how her talent unfolds as she carefully completes each stroke. Her mahout talks to her throughout the process as his gentle touch gives her confidence. She focuses on her work and seems to enjoy the approval of the audience and, of course, the sugar cane and banana treats. All of her training has been reward based.

Passion Fron the Heart

by Kenny Bradshaw

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Animals at Play



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I have no words after watching..............



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Summary of Life

Summary of Life 

 
GREAT TRUTHS THAT LITTLE CHILDREN HAVE LEARNED: 
1) No matter how hard you try, you can't baptize cats.. 
 2) When your Mom is mad at your Dad, don't let her brush your hair.
 3) If your sister hits you, don't hit her back. They always catch the second person. 
 4) Never ask your 3-year old brother to hold a tomato.
 5) You can't trust dogs to watch your food..
 6) Don't sneeze when someone is cutting your hair..
 7) Never hold a Dust-Buster and a cat at the same time. 
 8) You can't hide a piece of broccoli in a glass of milk. 
 9) Don't wear polka-dot underwear under white shorts.
 10) 
The best place to be when you're sad is Grandma's lap.

GREAT TRUTHS THAT ADULTS HAVE LEARNED:
 
 1) Raising teenagers is like nailing jelly to a tree.
 2) Wrinkles don't hurt.
 3) Families are like fudge...mostly sweet, with a few nuts 
 4) Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut that held its ground... 
 5) Laughing is good exercise. It's like jogging on the inside.
 6) Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy.. 

GREAT TRUTHS ABOUT GROWING OLD 
 
 1) Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional... 
 2) Forget the health food. I need all the preservatives I can get. 
 3) When you fall down, you wonder what else you can do while you're down there.
 4) You're getting old when you get the same sensation from a rocking chair that you once got from a roller coaster. 
 5) It's frustrating when you know all the answers but nobody bothers to ask you the questions... 
 6) Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician
 7) Wisdom comes with age, but sometimes age comes alone. 

THE FOUR STAGES OF LIFE:

 1) You believe in Santa Claus. 
 2
) You don't believe in Santa Claus.
 3) You are Santa Claus..
 4) You look like Santa Claus. 

 

SUCCESS:

 At age 4 success is . . . . Not piddling in your pants. 
 At age 12 success is . . . Having friends. 
 At age 17 success is . . Having a driver's license. 
 At age 35 success is . . . ..having money.
 At age 50 success is . . . Having money..
 At age 70 success is . .. . Having a drivers license. 
 At age 75 success is . ... . Having friends. 
 At age 80 success is . . .. Not piddling in your pants.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

The 6 answers you have been looking for.....

Q: WHAT ARE THE SMALL BUMPS AROUND A WOMAN'S NIPPLES FOR?
A: It's Braille for 'suck here'.

Q: WHAT IS AN AUSTRALIAN KISS?
A: It's the same as a French kiss, but 'down under.'

Q: WHAT DO YOU DO WITH 365 USED CONDOMS?
A: Melt them down, make a tyre, and call it a Good year.

Q: WHY WERE HURRICANES NORMALLY NAMED AFTER WOMEN?
A: Because when they come, they're wild and wet. But when they go, they take your house and car with them.

Q: WHY DO GIRLS RUB THEIR EYES WHEN THEY GET UP IN THE MORNING?
A: Because they don't have any balls to scratch...


AND:


Q: WHAT IS A MAN'S ULTIMATE EMBARASSMENT?

A : Running into a wall with an erection and breaking his nose.

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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Baby Bottle Feeding Monster Koi Fish

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Huge Koi fish will eat their fish food from a baby bottle. Some of the Koi fish are 20 to 30 pounds. The Koi are 4 to 7 years old, but they still will eat from a baby bottle.

Explain these . . .



QUESTIONS TO PONDER OVER


QUESTIONS TO PONDER OVER

How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered?


Why do you have to "put your two cents in"... but it's only a "penny for your thoughts"?  Where's that extra penny going to?


Once you're in heaven, do you get stuck wearing the clothes you were buried in for eternity?


Why does a round pizza come in a square box?


What disease did cured ham actually have?


How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?


If you have sex with a prostitute against her will, is it considered rape or shoplifting?


Can you cry under water?


Why is it that people say they "slept like a baby" when babies wake up like every two hours?


If a deaf person has to go to court,

is it still called a hearing?


Why are you IN a movie, but you're ON TV?


Why do people pay to go up tall buildings

and then put money in binoculars to look

at things on the ground?


Why do doctors leave the room while you change?

They're going to see you naked anyway.


Why is "bra" singular and "panties" plural?


Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible crisp, which no decent human being would eat?


If Jimmy cracks corn and no one cares,

why is there a stupid song about him?


Can a hearse carrying a corpse drive in the carpool lane ?


If the professor on Gilligan's Island can make

a radio out of a coconut, why can't he fix a

hole in a boat?


Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours?

They're both dogs!


If Wile E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that ACME crap, why didn't he just buy dinner?


If corn oil is made from corn,

and vegetable oil is made from vegetables,

what is baby oil made from?


If electricity comes from electrons,

does morality come from morons?


Do the Alphabet Song and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star have the same tune?


Why did you just try singing the two songs above?


Why do they call it an asteroid when it's

outside the hemisphere, but call it a

haemorrhoid when it's in your butt?


Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog's

face, he gets mad at you, but when you take him

for a car ride, he sticks his head out the window?




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