Sending SMS messages from a computer 

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In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him. --- Dereke Bruce If you have weird vegetarian friends it is best not to invite them to a barbecue. --- Scott Adam
Two Swedes from Wisconsin are sittin' in a boat on Dead Lake , fishing and suckin' down beer, when all of a sudden Sven says, "I tink I'm going to divorce my wife. She hasn't talk to me in over six mont." Ole sips his beer and says, "Ve can trade. Mine has not shut up for six mont."
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I figured that at age seven it was inevitable for my son to begin having doubts about Santa Claus. Sure enough, one day he said, "Mom, I know something about Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy." Taking a deep breath, I asked him, "What is that?" He replied, "They're all nocturnal."
This was yesterday's sunset. I didn't want to wait with Betty's morning picture any longer, so my pictures are here now. Click on the picture for the large version I noticed a pulsing blast. Interesting is that it is further back than the old microwave tower, but closer than the cell tower on the next ridge. Also notice the thin targeting beam versus the big fat blast. Click on the picture for the large version Click on the picture for the large version Is that a blast from or at a UFO? You tell me!
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Andre Laurens Crane, Lawrenceville, GA Sentenced To Life In Prison After Recording System Designed To Catch Wife Cheating Provides Evidence In Child Molestation Case Reported by The Weekly Vice Andre Laurens Crane, a Gwinnett County Georgia man, was sentenced to jail Thursday after he was caught molesting his step daughter by the very same audio recording system he intended to use to catch his wife cheating. According to police, Crane was arrested last October when an audio recording system he set up to catch his wife cheating proved to be his own undoing. Investigators say Crane barricaded himself inside his home and attempted to commit suicide after the audio system was discovered and listened to. The audio system reportedly contained evidence that Crane had been molesting his 15-year-old step daughter. The investigation later revealed that Crane had been molesting his step daughter since she was 11 years old. Crane was booked into jail and charged with six counts of child molestation/ aggravated sexual battery. During Crane's trial in Gwinnett County, jurors needed only an hour to find him guilty on all six counts. He was sentenced to life in prison plus 10 years. Crane now faces additional charges of child molestation and aggravated sexual battery in Hall County. Tech Support Pits From: Dan Re: emailing to phones Dear Webby, another question. i stumbled onto a program that allows a person to send an email from your desk top to a cell phone equipped with a screen.naturally i forgot where i found it, but i do know it works because i emailed my sister-in-law. would you happen to know the program name? thanks, dan Dear Dan The easiest way to do that is to use Skype. Add the recipient's cell phone number in the MOBILE slot. Then open a chat message to thet person. Look for the tiny switch in the left bottom corner and switch from Skype to SMS Mobile Now, when you type a message and hit Enter, it will show up as a text message on their mobile phone. If you don't have Skype, you can use TeleFlip You need the cell phone number of the recipient, for example 123 456 7890 Then enter into the TO line. Type up to 160 characters and hit SEND. If you have a big, beautiful signature box, disable that for sending SMS messages to cell phones. The message will usually get cut off at 160 characters anyway, but that can make it look silly. Instead of teleflip you can try the name of the carrier. TRY! Not all of them work that way all of the time. Bell, for example usually doesn't. Alltel: Nextel: Sprint: SunCom: T-mobile: VoiceStream: Verizon: (text only) or (photos and video) You can get the address of a phone from the SMS gateway at However, test it out, don't just put it into your address book. For example, for Barb, my neighbor, on Bell, the SMSgateway gives 4035541**** Mails sent to that don't arrive at her phone. Flipping that little switch at the left bottom of the Skype message window does work just fine to send SMS messages to her. Keep in mind though, to turn that back to Skype or you will get yelled at for being a nuisance, if you are sending SMS messages, when you could send regular Skype messages, after the recipient is at her or his home machine again. Have FUN! DearWebby
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The family had finally gotten their first dishwasher. The father liked to inspect every new thing that came into the house, so he stayed in the kitchen and watched the display count down all forty-four minutes of the dishwashing cycle. Suddenly he called out for his wife, shouting, "It's useless, the dishwasher is useless!" The wife was amazed that the newest appliance could be broken after only one use, but he insisted that because they had a water softener, the dishwasher was useless. She decided to look for herself, and there it was, on the inside door, next to the detergent dispenser: USE LESS WITH SOFT WATER
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When Sam returned to the house one evening, his wife Sarah announced that the new cleaning woman they had hired had stolen two towels. "Yeah," said Sam very disinterested, and reclining on the sofa, "that wasn't very nice of her to do." "It certainly wasn't," Sarah said. "And they were the best towels we had... the ones we got from the Hilton Hotel on our honeymoon."

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Today, Oct 23, in
1864 During the U.S. Civil War, Union forces defeated the 
 Confederate forces in Missouri
1910 Blanche S. Scott became the first woman to make 
 a public solo airplane flight in the United States.
1915 Approximately 25,000 women demanded the right to vote 
 with a march in New York City, NY.
1929 In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 
 starting the stock-market crash that began the 
 Great Depression.
1942 During World War II, the British began a major 
 offensive against Axis forces at El Alamein, Egypt.
1944 During World War II, the Battle of Leyte Gulf began.
1956 Hungarian citizens began an uprising against Soviet 
 occupation. On November 4, 1956 Soviet forces enter 
 Hungary and eventually suppress the uprising.
1956 NBC broadcasted the first videotape recording. The 
 tape of Jonathan Winters was seen coast to coast in U.S.
1958 Russian poet and novelist Boris Pasternak was awarded 
 the Nobel Prize for literature. He was forced to refuse 
 the honor due to negative Soviet reaction. Pasternak won 
 the award for writing "Dr. Zhivago".
1962 The U.S. Navy reconnaissance squadron VFP-62 began
 overflights of Cuba under the code name "Blue Moon."
1971 The U.N. General Assembly voted to expel Taiwan and 
 seat Communist China.
1973 U.S. President Richard M. Nixon agreed to turn over 
 the subpoenaed tapes concerning the Watergate affair.
1978 China and Japan formally ended four decades of 
 hostility when they exchanged treaty ratifications.
1980 The resignation of Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin 
 was announced.
1989 Hungary became an independent republic, after 
 33 years of Soviet rule.
1992 Japanese Emperor Akihito became the first Japanese 
 emperor to stand on Chinese soil.
1998 Japan nationalized its first bank since World War II.
2000 Universal Studios Consumer Products Group (USCPG) 
 and Amblin Entertainment announced an unprecedented and 
 exclusive three-year worldwide merchandising program 
 with Toys "R" Us, Inc. The deal was for the rights to 
 exclusive "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" merchandise 
 starting in fall 2001. The film was scheduled for 
 re-release in the spring of 2002. 
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