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Good Morning,  !
It's Saturday, November 6, 2010

Today the combines were active in the fields along the highway,
trailing plumes of dust. The last few days we had warm weather
and 12 - 14% humidity, just perfect for drying the grain. Here
the farmers don't use combines to cut the grain. They cut it with
big tractors and windrow it, to let it dry a few days. 

Then they drive along with the big combines picking up the 
windrows, threshing the grain, shredding the straw to return it
to the field, and pouring the grain into the oversize trucks.

The price they get for the grain depends not only on the
nutritive quality, but the moisture content, or lack of it. 
Windrowing is extra work, but they consider it worth it.

I always enjoy seeing a herd of combines working a field.

Have FUN!

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The band class was just getting under way when a large insect flew into the room. The sixth-graders, eager to play their shiny new instruments, tried to ignore the buzzing intruder, but eventually one student, Tommy, could stand it no more. He rolled up his music book and swatted the insect, then he stomped on it to ensure its fate. "Is it a bee?" another student asked. "Nope," Tommy replied. "Bee flat."
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Deon Williams, 19, in Brooklyn, NY birdbrained bandit took turkey stuffing to a whole new level A Brooklyn teen was caught on video shoving a 12-pound turkey breast into his baggy sweatpants -- and then waddling out of a Bed-Stuy grocery with an irate butcher hot on his trail, sources said yesterday. "He's got a big turkey in his pants!" Fine Fare Grocery cashier Michelle Benjamin yelled to butcher Sergio Marte, who chased down alleged poultry poacher Deon Williams, 19, outside the Marcus Garvey Boulevard store. "You have something in your pants!" Marte barked at Williams, who squealed back, "I'll give it to you -- don't touch me!" "I don't want to touch you -- just give me the turkey!" Marte demanded. Williams dumped it on the street, and when Marte bent over to pick it up, the teen clocked him in the jaw, the butcher said. "He swung at me, and then he ran," the 42-year-old butcher said, showing off a still-swollen cheek. The brazen heist was caught on surveillance video, and cops nabbed Williams on Wednesday. "We know this guy," store owner Julio Delossantos told The Post. "He had two friends with him. I believe they were learning from him. "Even though customers were there, he did it right in front of them." The cashier, Benjamin, said, "I saw him putting it in his clothes," adding that she saw his two apprentices paying close attention. "I asked [Williams], 'What are you teaching the both of them?' " She said she demanded the teen put the turkey back -- and he claimed he would, but instead, he just walked out the door. "We told the manager to look at the camera, but by the time he did, they were already walking out," Benjamin said. Williams was charged with robbery, petit larceny and criminal possession of the stolen poultry. He is due back in court Nov. 15. It's not the first time he used his pants to stash a five-finger discount, sources said. Williams was arrested on Aug. 5 after trying to smuggle seven cans of Red Bull out of a bodega on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint, authorities said.
From the Tech Support Pits: From: Wendy Re: Fake parcel pick-up warning Dear Webby, I keep getting these warning mails about UPS and postal parcel pick-up notices. Are they just a hoax or are they real? Wendy Dear Wendy There was a virus that sent those notices a year ago, and some people say it is going around again, but I have never seen those, only the warnings about them. Quite possibly my MailWasher dumps them without showing them to me. If you do get a parcel pick-up notice by email, just dump it. The post office sends you paper notices, if you have a parcel, FedEx leaves a paper door hanger if they have tried to deliver, while you were out, and UPS, especially across the border, is always bad news anyway. But even they leave a paper notice. UPS may be OK for local deliveries in some areas, but across the border, they are VERY bad news. They charge a brokerage fee, that is usually more than the item is worth. On cross-border orders I always specify: Order cancelled if shipped via UPS. Since 2004 I even have a page up , that spells that out, with invoices that show why. Why Not UPS Have FUN! DearWebby
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Two men were playing golf together for the very first time. The first player teed off and hit the ball into a clump of trees. He finally got onto the fairway, only to hit the ball into a water hazard. The next shot resulted in a new ball flying over a fence onto a busy street. The second player said, "Maybe you should use an old ball for this shot." The first player replied, "I don't have any old balls."
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A man was chosen for jury duty who very much wanted to be dismissed from serving. He tried every excuse he could think of but none of them worked. On the day of the trial he decided to give it one more shot. As the trial was about to begin he asked if he could approach the bench. "Your Honor," he said, " I must be excused from this trial because I am prejudiced against the defendant. I took one look at that man in the blue suit with those beady eyes and that dishonest face and I said 'He's a crook! He's guilty, guilty, guilty' So your Honor, I could not possibly stay on this jury!" With a tired annoyance the judge replied, "Get back in the jury box. That's the prosecutor."

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