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Good Morning, ,

Today is Tuesday, November 11
Veterans Day, Remembrance Day

At 11:00 play this:
A Pittance of time


They fought and some died for their homeland
They fought and some died now itís our land
Look at his little child, thereís no fear in her eyes
Could he not show respect for other dads who have died?

Take two minutes, would you mind?
Itís a pittance of time
For the boys and the girls who went over
In peace may they rest, may we never forget why they died.
Itís a pittance of time

God forgive me for wanting to strike him
Give me strength so as not to be like him
My heart pounds in my breast, fingers pressed to my lips
My throat wants to bawl out, my tongue barely resists

But two minutes I will bide
Itís a pittance of time
For the boys and the girls who went over
In peace may they rest, may we never forget why they died.
Itís a pittance of time

Read the letters and poems of the heroes at home
They have casualties, battles, and fears of their own
Thereís a price to be paid if you go, if you stay
Freedom is fought for and won in numerous ways

Take two minutes would you mind?
Itís a pittance of time
For the boys and the girls all over
May we never forget our young become vets
At the end of the line itís a pittance of time

It takes courage to fight in your own war
It takes courage to fight someone elseís war
Our peacekeepers tell of their own living hell
They bring hope to foreign lands that the hatemongers canít kill.

Take two minutes, would you mind?
Itís a pittance of time
For the boys and the girls who go over
In peacetime our best still don battle dress
And lay their lives on the line.
Itís a pittance of time

In Peace may they rest, lest we forget why they died.
Take a pittance of time


If that plays rough at 11:00, it is because Millions are 
playing it, and Millions more are listening to it, when 
stores, factories and offices play it for the 2 minutes
of silence at 11:00. If you want to play it at your business,
save it beforehand and then play the saved version at 11:00.





In Flanders fields the poppies blow
      Between the crosses, row on row,
   That mark our place; and in the sky
   The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
   Loved and were loved, and now we lie
         In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
   The torch; be yours to hold it high.
   If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
         In Flanders fields.





Have FUN!
DearWebby


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Today's Bonehead Award goes to a
wannabe kidnapper in Utah, who gave up his 5 year old victim
when threatened with dire consequences by her foster father.
Details at Boneheads

Today, in 
1918 World War I came to an end when the Allies and Germany 
 signed an armistice. This day became recognized as Veteran's 
 Day in the United States and Remebrance day in Commonwealth 
 countries.
More of what happened on this day in history at History
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______________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Troy Morley, 48 of Roy, Utah wannabe kidnapper in Utah gave up his 5 year old victim when threatened with dire consequences by her foster father. A set of Utah parents were awakened Friday to an unsettling noise for 4:30 in the morning: the sound of their front door opening and their 5-year-old daughter talking. When the father rushed outside in his pajama pants and hoodie he saw the terrifying sight of his 5-year-old stepdaughter in the arms of a stranger who was carrying her away across the front lawn. The man had snatched the girl out of her bed in the basement moments earlier after coming in the house through an unlocked door, police said. The father confronted the man, demanding that he give the girl back. Without a fight, the intruder handed her over, and then fled the scene. "There was a man in my home and he took my 5-year-old daughter," said the mother, crying, in a 911 call moments later. "I happened to wake up and he had my daughter outside. My husband ran out there and got her from him. But he took my daughter." "But do you have your daughter back now?" said the dispatcher. "Yeah, but he's out there somewhere," she said. "He came in my home...He took my daughter from my house." A man later identified as Troy Morley, 48, of Roy, Utah, was caught two blocks away after breaking into another house in a middle-class neighborhood in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy. Morley was arrested and booked on charges of child kidnapping, burglary, trespassing and resisting arrest. The 5-year-old girl wasn't hurt in the frightening experience, but the incident has evoked haunting echoes of when 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was snatched out of her Salt Lake City bedroom in 2002. She was held captive for nine months before being found. The abduction attempt was not targeted, but a random incident, said Sandy Police Sgt. Dean Carriger. The family said they don't know Morley. The intruder was in the family's basement searching through things when he came upon the girl sleeping in her bedroom, Carriger said. Police don't know what his motive was. "It obviously was a very scary, traumatic situation," Carriger said. "The sanctity of our home is huge and for somebody to enter that and grab your child, it's got to be one of the worst nightmares a parent could face. ... If those parents were not awakened to go out and investigate, he could have easily left undetected with the girl." After the 911 call, officers set up a perimeter, and with the help of police dogs, launched a search. The suspect went into a second home two blocks away through a doggy door in an attempt to evade capture. Luckily, the bonehead was too stupid to realize that a doggie door big enough for him, would indicate good size dogs. Those dogs at that house alerted the residents, who yelled at police already in the area to come get him. The dogs chased him outside again, where a police dog promptly took him to ground. Police captured Morley outside the second home thanks to a police dog that bit the suspect in the upper shoulder, and held on. Morley isn't on Utah's sex offender registry and online court records only show a pair of divorces and DUI charges. Holman called it a miracle that the parents woke up in time. "Thirty seconds later and it would have been all over," Holman said. "He would have been long gone." "Things like that just don't happen around here," said Melissa Johnson, 26, who is staying in her parents' house that is next to the home where the abduction event occurred. She said her younger sibling heard screams and commotion in the early morning and came to sleep with her downstairs. Johnson said they attend the same Mormon congregation as the family. Johnson and other neighbors say it's a scary thought that a man capable of snatching a child was roaming their neighborhood in the night. About 45 miles north in Roy, where Morley lived, neighbors said they weren't the least bit surprised to find out the man known as a super creep had been accused of trying to abduct a girl. Next-door neighbor Andrea Shearer, 33, said she forbid her children to interact with Morley after a series of bizarre and inappropriate conversations. Shearer said Morley had been caught sneaking into backyards, including hers. She obtained a no trespass order on him from police. She said she believes Morley had a meth addiction. He talked about a satanic cult causing his wife to leave him and having critters crawling through the attic, she said. "He scared me. I'm so glad he's gone," said Shearer, a health care professional. "You always hear people saying about their neighbor that they seemed so quiet and normal. Not him, I'm not surprised." 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Today in 
1620 The Mayflower Compact was signed by the 41 men on the 
 Mayflower when they landed in what is now Provincetown 
 Harbor near Cape Cod. The compact called for "just and 
 equal laws." 
1831 Nat Turner, a slave and educated minister, was hanged 
 in Jerusalem, VA, after inciting a violent slave uprising. 
1851 The telescope was patented by Alvan Clark. It had been 
 in use for centuries, but never patented before.
1880 Australian outlaw and bank robber Ned Kelly was hanged 
 at the Melbourne jail at age 25. 
1887 Labor Activists were hanged in Illinois after being 
 convicted of being connected to a bombing that killed 
 eight police officers. 
1918 World War I came to an end when the Allies and Germany 
 signed an armistice. This day became recognized as Veteran's 
 Day in the United States and Remebrance day in Commonwealth 
 countries.
1918 Poland was reestablished shortly after the surrender 
 of Germany. 
1920 The body of an unknown British soldier was buried in 
 Westminster Abbey. The service was recorded with the first 
 electronic recording process developed by Lionel Guest 
 and H.O. Merriman. 
1921 The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was dedicated at 
 Arlington Cemetery in Virginia by U.S. President Harding. 
1940 The Jeep made its debut. 
1942 During World War II, Germany completed its occupation 
 of France. 
1952 The first video recorder was demonstrated by John Mullin 
 and Wayne Johnson in Beverly Hills, CA. 
1965 The government of Rhodesia declared its independence 
 from Britain. The country later became known as Zimbabwe. 
1966 The U.S. launched Gemini 12 from Cape Kennedy, FL. The 
 craft circled the Earth 59 times before returning. 
1972 The U.S. Army turned over its base at Long Bihn to the 
 South Vietnamese army. The event symbolized the end of 
 direct involvement in the Vietnam War by the U.S. military. 
1975 Civil war broke out when Angola gained independence 
 from Portugal. 
1981 Stuntman Dan Goodwin scaled the outside of the 100-story 
 John Hancock Center in Chicago in about six hours. 
1981 The U.S.S. Ohio was commissioned at the Electric Boat 
 Division in Groton, CT. It was the first Trident class submarine. 
1984 The Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. died in Atlanta at age 84. 
1984 U.S. President Ronald Reagan accepted the Vietnam Veterans 
 Memorial as a gift to the nation from the Vietnam Veterans 
 Memorial Fund. 
1984 Gary Coleman, at age 13, underwent his second kidney 
 transplant in Los Angeles. He had his first transplant at age 5. 
1986 Sperry Rand and Burroughs merged to form "Unisys," becoming 
 the second largest computer company. 
1987 Vincent Van Gogh's "Irises" was sold for a then record 53.9 
 million dollars in New York. 
1988 Police in Sacramento, CA, found the first of seven bodies 
 buried on the grounds of a boardinghouse. Dorothea Puente was 
 later charged in the deaths of nine people, convicted of three 
 murders and sentenced to life in prison. 
1991 The U.S. stationed its first diplomat in Cambodia in 
 16 years to help the nation arrange democratic elections. 
1992 Russian President Boris Yeltsin told U.S. senators in a 
 letter that Americans had been held in prison camps after 
 World War II. Some were "summarily executed," but others 
 were still living in his country voluntarily. 
1992 The Church of England voted to ordain women as priests. 
1993 Walt Disney Co. announced plans to build a U.S. history 
 theme park in a Virginia suburb of Washington. The plan was 
 halted later due to local opposition. 
1993 In Washington, DC, the Vietnam Women's Memorial was 
 dedicated to honor the more than 11,000 women who had served 
 in the Vietnam War. 
1994 In Gaza, a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at 
 an Israeli military checkpoint killing three soldiers. 
1996 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund unveiled "The Wall 
 That Heals." The work was a half-scale replica of the 
 Vietnam Veterans Memorial that would tour communities 
 throughout the United States. 
1997 The Eastman Kodak Company announced that they were 
 laying off 10,000 employees. 
1998 Jay Cochrane set a record for the longest blindfolded skywalk. 
 He walked on a tightrope between the towers of the Flamingo Hilton 
 in Las Vegas, NV. The towers are 600 feet apart. 
1998 Israel's Cabinet ratified a land-for-peace agreement with the 
 Palestinians. 
2002 Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates pledged $100 million to fight 
AIDS in India. 
2014  smiled.


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