A young woman visits her parents and brings her fiancé to meet them.
After an elaborate dinner, the mother tells her husband to find out about the young man.
The father invites the fiancée to his library for a drink.
“So what are your plans?” The father asks the young man.
“I am a Torah scholar.” He says.
“A Torah scholar, Hmmm,” the father says. “Admirable, but what will you
do to provide a nice house for my daughter to live in, as she is
“I will study,” the young man said, and God will provide for us.”
“And how will you buy her a beautiful engagement ring, such as she deserves?” asks the father.
“I will concentrate on my studies,” the young man replies, “God will provide for us.”
“And children?” asks the fa...
yesterday's heading is what happens when i try to play a cash game and post this at the same time, or did you not notice that it only had one ?.
Sep 17, 1981:
On September 17, 1981, Los Angeles
Dodgers pitcher Fernando Valenzuela throws his eighth shutout of the
season to set a new National League rookie record.
three-hitter beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 and put an exclamation point on
one of the greatest rookie seasons in baseball history. Fans loved the
unorthodox young Mexican import, and the "Fernandomania" that swept
across Southern California and much of the country that summer became the biggest story in baseball. One
thing that so endeared Valenzuela to the public wa...
it said i had too much for one page, lol me saying too much? who'd a thunk it.
1900 - J.W. (John Willard) Marriott
hotel magnate; died Aug 13, 1985
---[do you know why magnates are rich? cause magnets attract things.]---
1902 - Esther Ralston
actress: Tin Pan Alley, We’re in the Legion Now, Oliver Twist,
Shadows of the Orient, To the Last Man; died Jan 14, 1994
1903 - Dolores Costello
actress: The Magnificent Ambersons; died Mar 1, 1979
Chart Toppers---September 17
1951Because of You
- Tony Bennett
Night of the Year - Mario Lanza
Violets - Dinah Shore
(With Your Kisses) - Lefty Frizzell
1959Sleep Walk -
Santo & Johnny
I absolutely love creating a bit of chaos. After all it is a part of a quote I've used for years. The players who came out to do the same ripped it good and the banter left me with a smile. However, again we can only crown one as there are no ties here. Congrats to the winner of the Crown of Quarter Chaos!
And with each winner there is a new second in command. Job well done!
Sep 16, 1981:
Leonard knocks out Hearns to unify middleweight title
On September 16, 1981, welterweight
boxer "Sugar" Ray Leonard knocks out Thomas Hearns in the 13th round to
unify boxing’s middleweight title. Leonard was behind on all three
judges’ scorecards and fighting with one eye closed when he delivered a
right hand to his opponent’s head that sent Hearns crashing to the
Leonard, 25, entered
the fight as the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) welterweight champion with
a record of 31-1, while Hearns, 22, was 32-0 with 30 knockouts and held
the World Boxing Association (WBA) belt. On the day of the fight,
25,000 spectators packed a hastily built outdoor arena at Caesar’s
Palace casino in Las Vegas
to watch the two cham...
Grumbling about Full Flush Poker here. Rec'd several coupons in the mail and went to access the free $5 (which ends today of course) and can't find how to use the code. Anyone help a girl out before time does?