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Saturday, September 10, 2011


In a zoo in California, a mother tiger gave birth to a rare set of triplet tiger cubs.
Unfortunately, due to complications in the pregnancy, the cubs were born prematurely;
and due to their tiny size,
they died shortly after birth.
The mother tiger after recovering from the delivery,
suddenly started to decline in health,
 although physically she was fine.
The veterinarians felt that the loss of her litter had
caused the tigress to fall into a depression.

The doctors decided that if the tigress could surrogate
another mother's cubs, perhaps she would improve.

After checking with many other zoos across the country,
the depressing news was that there were no tiger cubs
of the right age to introduce to the mourning mother..

The veterinarians decided to try something that had never been tried in a zoo environment. Sometimes a mother of one species will take on the care of a different species.

The only orphans' that could be found quickly,
were a litter of weanling pigs.

The zoo keepers and vets wrapped the piglets in tiger skin and
placed the babies around the mother tiger...

Would they become cubs or pork chops?

Take a look...you won't believe your eyes

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Check for Alzheimer's - Pretty Amazing

The following was developed as a mental age assessment by the School of

Psychiatry at Harvard University ... Take your time and see if you can read
each line aloud without a mistake.

The average person over 50 years of age cannot do it!

1. This is this cat.
2. This is is cat.
3. This is how cat.
4. This is to cat.
5. This is keep cat.
6. This is an cat.
7. This is old cat.
8. This is fart cat.
9. This is busy cat.
10.. This is for cat.
11.. This is forty cat.
12. This is seconds cat.

Now go back and read the third word in each line from the top down.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Did I read it right??

Many sign managers really do need proof readers.
 But I hope they never get one, what else would cause laughter ?

Just in case Batman forgets?

Then, how should I get in? 

Geez, not even an emergency phone?

And you thought that particular personality trait
wouldn't look good on your resume...  

Excuse me???

Oops, not secret anymore!!

Sounds tasty doesn't it?


Interesting marketing angle!

Another dream come true...

NO! The other right!

A fine example of rocket science

Hope the emergency's not too urgent!

To calm those stressed rabbits.


Wednesday, September 7, 2011

It's That TIme of Year Again!!!

For the Newman Fall Festival

Our little town has a Fall Festival every Labor Day weekend.
Everyone looks forward to it each year.
There is lots of entertainment, contests, and just plain fun!

Some of the contests can get serious like the Salsa Making Contest
(our neighbors have won like 8 years straight!).

Some are just for fun like the Pets On Parade Contest.
There are several categories you can enter.....Best Dressed Pet,
Biggest Pet, Littlest Pet, Most Unique Pet, Pet Owner Look-a-Like, etc.
Someone in our family usually enters one of our many pets.
We took this year of......to give everyone else a chance ;)

But we went and watched..gotta keep an eye on the competition!LOL
Here's just a few of the competitors.

Getting ready for "The Best Dressed Pet"

"Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz with bunnies dressed as
The Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and Scarecrow"
She even has ruby slippers!

"Owner Pet Look a Like"

Owner is in beachwear,
dog is wearing scuba gear.

This time she's wearing fairy wings
and so are the bunnies.

"Most Unique Pet"

Goffin Cockatoo
"Smallest Pet"

 She was so cute and so tiny !!
She didn't win though...
a one week old baby bunny took it for smallest...

Of Course, the best thing about the Festival is the.....


Rows and rows of all those deep fried, junky, and delectable treats!!

Just a taste of what was available...

Deep fried Calamari, Chinese Food, Terriyaki Bowls, Sicilian Canzones

Tacos, Carnitas, Tamales
and don't forget the Margaritas!!!!!

1/4 pound of deep fried Bacon on a stick
(not to sure about this one....)

And a cheap way to advertise your burgers and dogs!

Fruit Smoothies, Blended Mochas, Coffees, Hawaiian Ices

Tri Tip, Chicken, Linguica

Carnival games and rides too 

Hello there C!

It was a gorgeous blue sky day
It's starting to get crowded, time to go.

But first need more deep fried...
corn dogs, polish dogs, spiral potato chips, Twinkies, Candy Bar, Moon Pie
and Funnel Cakes!

Pioneer Park, where the Festival is held,
 is right across from the F.D.E.S. Hall which was built in 1914.

F.D.E.S. stands for The Festa do Espirito Santo,
"The Festival of the Holy Spirit"

The majority of the Newman’s Portuguese community
hail from the islands of the Azores, 930 miles off the coast of Portugal.

An annual Festa is held each year honoring the Holy Spirit, and with a nod to Queen Isabella of Portugal, who gave freely to the poor, the Festa is open to all at no charge. Festivities begin with the bodo de leite, or parade of animals, Saturday morning.

Festivities continue throughout the weekend.
After Mass on Sunday, the traditional Festa meal of sopas—tender meat slowly stewed with broth, cabbage, and bread—is served to all at the F.D.E.S. Hall.  Auction and bazaar follow all in a festive and family friendly atmosphere.


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