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Today is Tuesday, February 23

Yes, I know that you can NOT vote  for "Daily Thrifty Fun" 
or ANY of the newsletters. 

Voting at the Ezinefinder does not work.
They are stuck in 2014, and nobody  there at Ezinefinder 
is competent enough to switch it to 2016.
I don't know what happened to Lewis.

They are NOT on any Webby server, they are on some Apple 
or Mac on the Westcoast, and there is nothing I can do 
about it. They are too snooty to answer me. 

You can try writing to them and see if you get a response.

Good Luck!

Have FUN!
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Today's Bonehead Award goes to a Floriduh teacher, whose 14 year old sex partner had naked pictures of her all over his phone.
Details at Boneheads ______________________________________________________ Today, February 23, in 1836 In San Antonio, TX, the siege of the Alamo began. History ______________________________________________________ Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from. --- Jodie Foster (1962 - ) ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Road signs are a real indication of what an area is like. Here in Virginia we have signs saying "Deer Crossing". At Yellowstone you have signs saying "Bear Crossing". In Africa you have signs saying "Elephant Crossing". And in Washington you have signs saying "Double Crossing". ______________________________________________________
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______________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Stacy Lynn Hooks, 38, Sebring, Floriduh. Floriduh teacher, whose 14 year old se partner had naked pictures of her all over his phone. A Florida middle school teacher had sex five times with a 14-year-old boy she taught and appeared naked in photos on his cell phone, police said Friday. Stacy Lynn Hooks, 38, admitted she had intercourse with her student three times and engaged in oral sex twice in their five encounters, according to a police report cited by Highlands Today. Investigators said they discovered two nude pictures of her and a collage of her butt on the boy’s phone. Hooks was arrested Thursday and charged with lewd battery, electronic 6transmission of material harmful to a minor and travelling to meet a minor to engage in unlawful sexual conduct. Hooks is a 15-year veteran elementary and middle school teacher from Sebring, which is about 85 miles southeast of Tampa. She has taught since 2012 at Hill-Gustat Middle School, where the website lists her as a science teacher. Officials with the School Board of Highlands County placed her on administrative leave ahead of a Tuesday vote on whether to suspend her without pay and an investigation that could lead to her firing, the local newspaper reported. Investigators with the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office received word Monday of inappropriate contact between her and a middle school student. Deputies said she revealed in an interview Thursday that the pair struck up a relationship in May 2015 and last had sex Feb. 5. Hooks was incarcerated on a $625,000 bond after her arrest. $625,000 bond for a teacher! That is a jail sentence without court. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Birga Re: Professional size hard drive Dear Webby what do they mean with 'professional size hard drive' ? Is that a really huge harddrive? Birga Dear Birga No, quite the opposite. Beginners clutter up their hard drives with all kinds of stuff that they some day want to try. For that they need huge drives. Since beginners usually don't back up, defrag or scan anyway, big drives are OK for them. Professionals keep their drives clean and lean so that they can back up quickly, and so that they can defrag or scan during a coffee break. For that reason pros usually try to get the smallest and fastest drives they can for their working machines. For back-up purposes size is not critical. What is important there is that the back-up drive is either a removable or a portable drive so that it can be stored at a different location that would not be affected if there is a burglary, fire or other disaster at the location of the working machine. Have FUN! DearWebby _____________________________________________________ A bride called to make a change to her wedding registry. It is common, almost expected, that a bride will change some- thing on her registry at least once (dishes, color of towels, etc.). The Customer Service Rep told her that J.C. Penney would be happy to make the change. He asked if the bride wanted to change the dishes or the linens or the crystal or... The bride said, "No, no, keep all the important stuff the same. I just want to change the name of the groom." ______________________________________________________ If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can! ______________________________________________________ Daily tip from Growing Vegetables in Hanging Baskets By EllenB 799 1 Many veggies can be grown in hanging baskets. Some people like to refer to this as "minigardening". The best candidates are vegetables with compact or sprawling growth habits like squash, mini peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, runner or pole beans, peas, and cucumbers. Mini, compact, or dwarf varieties tend to work best because the fruits are smaller (and lighter) and less apt to grow too heavy for the plant. You can certainly use up your "full-sized" seeds; just expect to see diminished returns in fruit size and overall production. Strawberries, assorted greens, and a variety of herbs can also be grown successfully in hanging baskets. Alone or mixed in with a few edible flowers (like nasturtiums), a hanging basket full of cascading vegetables is both colorful and practical. Here are a few tips to keep in mind: Make sure your basket is large enough to accommodate the roots of whatever type of vegetable you decide to grow. Use the deepest, widest baskets you can and fill them with a lightweight potting mix (regular garden soil will be too heavy). Use a soil retention product and solid-style baskets to help prevent the soil from drying out too quickly. Check moisture levels daily-twice a day during extreme heat. Fertilize veggies regularly using a slow release organic fertilizer or compost tea. Baskets should hang in a location that receives at least 6 hours of sun per day. Give baskets a quarter to a half turn once each week to encourage even growth. Avoid hanging your baskets too high. Remember you will need to access them daily. ______________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A newscaster interrupted scheduled programming to announce the outcome of a political election. "More on candidates at 10 P.M.," he said. Bill's ten-year-old son looked at me in disbelief. "I didn't know they could call politicians 'morons' on national television!" he said. ___________________________________________________
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____________________________________________________ Driving to a new restaurant, Judy took several wrong turns. When she finally found the right road, she asked her husband, "Why didn't you tell me I was lost?" "I thought you knew where you were going," he replied. "You always know where we're going when I'm driving." ____________________________________________________ Although born to a Catholic family, Chester had always wanted to be Jewish. As a senior in college, he decided to take the plunge and go through the formal conversion process. He studied Judaism all semester. Finally, he felt he was ready to take the test and complete the conversion. On the appointed day, he arrived at the Rabbi's office, ready to begin. The Rabbi said, "I'm sorry, but before I give you the test, I must discuss my fee, It's $5,000." "$5,000!" exclaimed Chester, "That's a lot of money. How about $500?" "Congratulations, you pass." said the Rabbi. ____________________________________________________
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Today on February 23
1574 France began the 5th holy war against the Huguenots. 
1660 Charles XI became the king of Sweden. 
1813 The first U.S. raw cotton-to-cloth mill was founded 
 in Waltham, MA. 
1820 The Cato Street conspiracy was uncovered. 
1836 In San Antonio, TX, the siege of the Alamo began. 
1847 Santa Anna was defeated at the Battle of Buena Vista 
 in Mexico by U.S. troops under Gen. Zachary. 
1861 Texas became the 7th state to secede from the Union. 
1874 Walter Winfield patented a game called "sphairistike." 
 More widely known as lawn tennis. 
1875 J. Palisa discovered asteroid #143 (aka Adria). 
1883 Alabama became the first U.S. state to enact an 
 antitrust law. 
1886 Charles M. Hall completed his invention of aluminum. 
 It had been produced before in France, but not in large 
1887 The French/Italian Riviera was hit by an earthquake 
 that killed about 2,000. 
1896 The Tootsie Roll was introduced by Leo Hirshfield. 
1898 In France, Emile Zola was imprisoned for his letter, 
 "J'accuse," which accused the government of anti-Semitism 
 and wrongly jailing Alfred Dreyfus. 
1900 The Battle of Hart's Hill took place in South Africa 
 between the Boers and the British army. 
1904 The U.S. acquired control of the Panama Canal Zone for 
 $10 million. 
1910 In Philadelphia, PA, the first radio contest was held. 
1915 Nevada began enforcing convenient divorce law. 
1916 The U.S. Congress authorizes the McKinley Memorial 
 $1 gold coin. 
1919 The Fascist Party was formed in Italy by Benito Mussolini. 
1927 The Federal Radio Commission began assigning frequencies, 
 hours of operation and power allocations for radio 
 broadcasters. On July 1, 1934 the name was changed to the 
 Federal Communications Commission (FCC). 
1932 Robert Short became the first American to die in an arial 
 battle with the Japanese.
1940 Russian troops conquered Lasi Island. 
1940 Walt Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio" was released. 
1945 The 28th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division of the U.S. 
 Marines reached the top of Mount Surabachi. A photograph of 
 these Marines raising the American flag was taken. 
1954 The first mass vaccination of children against polio 
 began in Pittsburgh, PA. 
1958 Juan Fangio, 5-time world diving champion, was kidnapped 
 by Cuban rebels. 
1966 The Bitar government in Syria was ended with a military coup. 
1970 Guyana became a republic. 
1974 The Symbionese Liberation Army demanded $4 million more for 
 the release of Patty Hearst. Hearst had been kidnapped on 
 February 4th. 
1980 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini declared that Iran's new 
 parliament would have to decide the fate of the hostages taken 
 on November 4, 1979, at the U.S. embassy in Tehran. 
1991 During the Persian Gulf War, ground forces crossed the 
 border of Saudi Arabia into the country of Iraq. Less than four 
 days later the war was over due to the surrender or withdraw of 
 Iraqi forces. 
1993 Gary Coleman won a $1,280,000 lawsuit against his parents. 
1997 NBC-TV aired "Schindler's List." It was completely 
1997 Ali Hassan Abu Kamal, a Palestinian teacher, opened fire 
 on the 86th-floor observation deck of New York City's Empire 
 State Building. He killed one person and wounded six more 
 before killing himself. 
1998 In central Florida, tornadoes killed 42 people and damaged 
 and/or destroyed about 2,600 homes and businesses. 
1999 In Ankara, Turkey, Abdullah Ocalan was charged with treason. 
 The prosecutors were seeking the death penalty for the 
 Kurdish rebel leader. 
1999 White supremacist John William King was found guilty of 
 kidnapping and murdering James Byrd Jr. Byrd was dragged 
 behind a truck for two miles on a country road in Texas. 
2000 Robby Knievel made a successful motorcycle jump of 
 200 feet over an oncoming train. 
2005 The New York, NY, city medical examiner's office annouced 
 that it had exhausted all efforts to identify the remains of 
 the people killed at the World Trade Center on September 11, 
 2001, due to the limits of DNA technology. About 1,600 people 
 had been identified leaving more than 1,100 unidentified.
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