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New Senior Texting Stylebook

Posted on March 25, 2011

OK. I have just secured the following copyright:  "The Official Senior Texting Stylebook©." 
I have started collecting the texting codes of my senior friends.  I have a fellow musician friend, Mike Wilkins, to thank for the inspiration that started with his initial Facebook posting of the following:
SENIORS TEXTING CODE.....ATD..At The Doctors. BFF..Best Friend Fell. BTW..Bring the Wheelchair. BYOT..Bring       Your Own Teeth. FWIW..Forgot Where I Was. GGPBL..Gotta Go Pacemaker Battery Low. GHA..Got Heartburn Again. IMHO..Is My Hearing-Aid On. LMDO..Laughing My Dentures Out. OMMR..On My Massage Recliner. ROFLACGU....Rolling On Floor Laughing And Can't Get Up. TTYL..Talk To You Louder.
So, if you are 'one of us' and would like to contribute, feel free to do so! I will even give you contributor credits when this inspirational piece of literature is published. Email your suggestions to me at: … 
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Posted on July 19, 2010

This group is fighting to protect our current 'Pledge of Allegiance' ... which includes the line:
'One nation ... UNDER GOD'

Tribute to the American Flag

Posted on July 2, 2010
Tribute to the American Flag
(Condensed from an internet post by: Kenneth L. Lowmiller of Lawton, OK)

The American flag is the greatest national emblem to ever fly over land or sea or in outer space. It is the symbol of visions, of dreams, of the hopes of all who have come to America seeking liberty. To Americans, it is a living symbol, the very soul of our nation which announces who we are, what we believe in, and what we stand for, namely Freedom, Duty, Responsibility, Justice. It represents our right to choose our friends, our vocation, our church, our politics, to fail or to succeed -- all without any unlawful interference or fear of punishment.
In 1892, Brother Francis Bellamy wrote our “Pledge of Allegiance” to the flag. Every time we repeat it, we reaffirm our dedication, loyalty, and support for those principles of freedom, equality, justice, and humanity upon which our nation was founded. So, my Brethren, as long as the American flag waves over land, [...]
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Bail Out America!

Posted on April 26, 2010
(Quoting a FaceBook friend, M. Klingenberg:)
"Imagining what would happen to our economy if the Federal Government had taken the $1T of bail out dollars that is lost in the wash, and divided it among the 105,480,101 US Households, (2000 Census Numbers) for a $10K share per household.....hmmmmmm????"
Whoa.  What I couldn't do with $10K about now ...

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