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Subdeacon Joe

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  1. 9 minutes ago, Singin' Sue 71615 said:

    I found this...and it really was 'peace' reading it.

    I believe I will spend sometime on the porch at Sunset...in Silent Saturday reflection.




    Great and Holy Saturday - Troparion & Kontakion

    Troparion — Tone 2

    When You descended to death, O Life Immortal, / You slayed hell with the splendor of Your Godhead, / and when from the depths You raised the dead, / all the Powers of Heaven cried out, / O Giver of Life, Christ our God, glory to You!

    Kontakion — Tone 6

    He who shut in the depths is beheld dead, / wrapped in fine linen and spices. / The Immortal One is laid in a tomb as a mortal man. / The women have come to anoint Him with myrrh, / weeping bitterly and crying: / “This is the most blessed Sabbath / on which Christ has fallen asleep to rise on the third day!”



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  2. BREAKING NEWS : Yorkshire holds it breath as main shipping route to pork pie Shops is  blocked !!
    Fred Slathwaite , Captain of the vessel, said “ One minute we were fine , then a gust of wind caught us !!” 
    “Yorkshire is expected to loose as much as £3.45 a day until  the carnage can be cleared , which could potentially take weeks to clear “ a spokesman said .


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  3. 2 hours ago, Chili Ron said:


    Did you try pouring in some rum???  Bourbon??? vodka??

    Could be interesting...maybe....






    Now there's a thought.

    Maybe not a good one, but a thought.

    No, I don't think we would waste even cheap, store brand, hooch on it.

  4. 13 minutes ago, Matthew Duncan said:

    Her answer she thought we'd use them the Grandkids where last year.


    That tells you when you last used them.

  5. I wonder why...

    A farmer walked into an attorney's office wanting to file for a divorce.
    The attorney asked, "May I help you?"
    The farmer said, "Yea, I want to get one of those dayvorces."
    The attorney said, "Well, do you have any grounds?"
    The farmer said, "Yea, I got about 140 acres."
    The attorney said, "No, you don't understand, do you have a case?"
    The farmer said, "No, I don't have a Case, but I have a John Deere."
    The attorney said, "No, you don't understand. I mean do you have a grudge?"
    The farmer said, "Yea, I got a grudge. That's where I park my John Deere."
    The attorney said, "No sir, I mean do you have a suit?"
    The farmer said, "Yes sir, I got a suit. I wear it to church on Sundays."
    The exasperated attorney said, "Well, sir, does your wife beat you up or anything?"
    The farmer said, "No sir, we both get up about 4:30."
    Finally, the attorney says, "Okay, let me put it this way. WHY DO YOU WANT A DIVORCE?"

    And the farmer says, "Well, I can never have a meaningful conversation with her."

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  6. I've seen it advertised.   Was out shopping on my way home from work and saw it on an endfacing, decided to try it.   Picked up a coffee vanilla and a can of bold dark.   We gave them a try after dinner.   


    The wife opened the vanilla,  took a sip, handed the can to me.  I took a small sip and swisher it around to clean my mouth,  then took a drink to taste.   "Tastes like maple syrup, " I said.  "Yes!" said she, "That's it!"  I  told her to pour it out.  She did and popped the other can.  "Tastes the same, maple syrup. "  and she poured it out.   


    Well, it sounded interesting.   Never again. 

  7. 22 hours ago, Hardpan Curmudgeon SASS #8967 said:

    And when I asked him what sort of music the DJ played, he had a puzzled expression when he answered, "Really strange stuff.  All I remember is that it was by people with names like Dino and Frankie and Doris...!"  



  8. 1 hour ago, Alpo said:

    And I never heard him take her to task. Never heard him complain. Just continued drinking his coffee from a (the horrors) clean cup.


    Work is work, home is home.

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  9. 2 minutes ago, Hardpan Curmudgeon SASS #8967 said:

    Dennis is right, ya know~!  :lol:


    An Eagle is an Eagle for life.   ;)   :FlagAm:


    From April, 2019:




    I'm pretty proud to be able to say that I have chaired or participated in well over a hundred Eagle Scout Boards of Review.  



    Thanks,  Hardpan.   I  figured you would like it.  That's why I put it in a separate thread rather than just putting it in the cartoon thread. 

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