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the bouncer
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Aug 11, 2001
I know from past experiance how some of you hate to get "chain" mails so i thought i'd put this on here instead because even though i've only actually met a few of you i still think of you all as friends .


Read all the way to the bottom!

If you will take the time to read these. I promise you'll come away with an
enlightened perspective. The subjects covered affect us all on a daily

They're written by Andy Rooney, a man who has the gift of saying so much
with so few words. Enjoy.......

I've learned.... That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an
elderly person.

I've learned.... That when you're in love, it shows.

I've learned.... That just one person saying to me, "You've made my day!"
makes my day.

I've learned.... That having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the
most peaceful feelings in the world.

I've learned.... That being kind is more important than being right.

I've learned.... That you should never say no to a gift from a child.

I've learned.... That I can always pray for someone when I don't have the
strength to help him in some other way.

I've learned.... That no matter how serious your life requires you to be,
everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.

I've learned.... That sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a
heart to understand.

I've learned.... That simple walks with my father around the block on summer
nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.

I've learned.... That life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it
gets to the end, the faster it goes.

I've learned.... That we should be glad God doesn't give us everything we
ask for.

I've learned.... That money doesn't buy class.

I've learned.... That it's those small daily happenings that make life so

I've learned... That under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be
appreciated and loved.

I've learned.... That the Lord didn't do it all in one day. What makes me
think I can?

I've learned.... That to ignore the facts does not change the facts.

I've learned.... That when you plan to get even with someone, you are only
letting that person continue to hurt you.

I've learned.... That love, not time, heals all wounds.

I've learned.... That the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to
surround myself with people smarter than I am.

I've learned.... That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.

I've learned.... That there's nothing sweeter than sleeping with your babies
and feeling their breath on your cheeks.

I've learned.... That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.

I've learned.... That life is tough, but I'm tougher.

I've learned.... That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the
ones you miss.

I've learned.... That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock

I've learned.... That I wish I could have told my Dad that I love him one
more time before he passed away.

I've learned.... That one should keep his words both soft and tender,
because tomorrow he may have to eat them.

I've learned.... That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

I've learned.... That I can't choose how I feel, but I can choose what I do
about it.

I've learned.... That when your newly born grandchild holds your little
finger in his little fist, that you're hooked for life.

I've learned.... That everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all
the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.

I've learned ... That it is best to give advice in only two circumstances;
when it is requested and when it is a life threatening situation.

I've learned.... That the less time I have to work with, the more things I
get done.

To all of you.... Make sure you read all the way down to the last sentence.

It's National Friendship Week. Show your friends how much you care. Send
this to everyone you consider a FRIEND, even if it means sending it back to
the person who sent it to you. If it comes back to you, then you'll
know you have a circle of friends. HAPPY FRIENDSHIP WEEK TO YOU!!!!!!
YOU ARE MY FRIEND AND I AM HONOURED! Now send this to every friend you have!!
And to your family. This was sent to me.

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Jan 22, 2002
Just to say we all need friends does not matter if they live at the other end of the country... people without friends are to me nobodys and should get a life and a friend...they may need them at times.....

Maggotdrowners are the best friends l can have, just enjoying this wonderful hobby of ours.....we will meet see....

MOOK....Nice one Trogg
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