NOV.2008 ISSUE # 56
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Patsy Sims went north, Paul
Sisco Went to
Australia/New Zealand in November. Where are you going? Send us your plans and when you return,
send us the pics and the ‘rest of the story’. TRAVEL PLANS
This October, Smoke Signals learned
that Robin Nall Smith would be traveling to
visit her youngest daughter.
Here’s Butch Emmons travel
are flying to
and finally to
My wife raises and shows them. I said I would go if I could play golf. We're staying a couple of days
We'll spend a couple days in
Dondonald Links on the West Coast. We will also spend a couple days in
with the family that's selling us the dogs and then I will drive to
WARRIORS – from Smoke
Signals medical advisor Dr. Vinny Boombatz
GUYS,quick on the trigger? Could be in your jeans, er..genes
"He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."
FROM THE LAUGH TRACK The field trip
A group of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders,
accompanied by two female teachers, went on a field trip to the local
racetrack (Churchill Downs) to learn about thoroughbred horses and the supporting industry, but mostly
to see the horses.When it was time to take the children to the bathroom it was decided that the girls would
go with one teacher and the boys would go with the other.The teacher assigned to the boys was waiting
outside the men's room when one of the boys came out and told her that none of them could reach the
urinal.Having no choice, she went inside, helped the boys with their pants, and began hoisting the little
boys up one by one, holding on to their "wee wees" to direct the flow away from their clothes. As she
lifted one, she couldn't help but notice that he was unusually well endowed.Trying not to show that she
was staring, the teacher said, "You must be in the 5th" "No, ma'am", he replied. "I'm the jockey riding
Silver Arrow in the seventh race, but I appreciate your help.
While riding into the sunset, we caught up with Larry Neaves and he’s in the Spotlite.
Larry Neaves Click for Larry's story.
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Oct 3rd - Number 24 is the
12th girl. John
and Leeba Andrews Curlin became grandparents again
with the birth of Marjorie Ann Curlin, ‘Margo’. Margo was born by emergency C-section and aftera few
tense hours, both mom, Betsy, and baby are doing well. Dad, Caleb, is a U S Army Ranger who,at
last report, was home from his
ago for prostate cancer, continues to improve over his pre-surgery condition. The chronic fatigue and
severe muscle spasm and pain are gone. Since there is some cancer still present, John will undergo
39 radiation treatments, finishing on Dec. 23rd.
Oct 9th – Patsy Sims Moore writes that her
daughter, Kamesha 31, who had been
crippling headaches has been diagnosed with Arnold Chilarai. Surgery was performed in
with the incision running from her occipital bone to inches below her shoulders. Kamesha is
recuperating at home.
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Oct 15th – The oldest person in the world in Whitehaven? Temp link to story.
Oct 15th - TOM II the U of M
Bengal tiger mascot since 1992 was euthanized after being diagnosed
with cancer during a routine physical exam. Temp link to story.
Oct 25th - The C.A. reports
that the Memphis City Schools’ graduation rate has declined to 66.9%.
The No Child Left Behind law required that MCS attain a graduation rate of 71.6 for 2008 increasing to
77.6 by 2010. Temp link to story
Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann took the world's first acid hit in 1943, when he touched a smidge
of lysergic acid diethylamide, LSD,a chemical he had researched for inducing childbirth. He later
tried a bigger dose and made another discovery: the bad trip.
Say What? No really.
If you're stuck chatting up a mumbler at a cocktail party, lean in with your right ear. It's better than
your left at following the rapid rhythms of speech, according to researchers at the UCLA David
Geffen School of Medicine. If, on the other hand, you're trying to identify that song playing softly
in the elevator, turn yourleft ear toward the sound. The left ear is better at picking up music tones.
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