Monthly Archives: June 2006

Quotes from Walt Disney

Two weeks ago, our pastor, Monte Stevens, gave a fantastic sermon that began with components of Walt Disney’s life. Since working with Larry Boye and Fritz Mountford, who were both directors for Walt Disney & EPCOT, I have had an … Continue reading

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USS New York

Artists Rendering of the USS New York With a year to go before it even touches the water, the Navy’s amphibious assault ship, USS New York, has already made history. It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from … Continue reading

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Adoption Day

I am twenty-one years old today! Darin Lee Jolliff was born September 25, 1964. Darin Lee Jolliffe-Haas was born June 20, 1985. June 20, 1985, we all stood before Judge Carroll and our adoption was finalized. My birth certicate was … Continue reading

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LOL! Too funny! This has been an on-going joke since someone had to explain to me what a “fluffer” was! A friend of mine had this on her blog site and I had to borrow it.

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Summer Is Here…

Monday (June 12) began my summer schedule, which I love. I teach Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the mornings, take a two hour break and then teach from around 2:00pm-until 6:30pm. My first three days of the business week are … Continue reading

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The Best of Letterman's Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Hillary Clinton Campaign Slogans10. “Read My Lips — No New Interns” 9. “Reward Me For Putting Up With Bill’s Crap For So Long” 8. “Isn’t It Time You Were Disappointed By A Different Clinton?” 7. “Ask Not What … Continue reading

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The Woofenwalfus – Grandpa Virgil

Today would have been the 105th birthday of my great-grandfather, Virgil Barmes. Those who remember Grandpa Virgil tend to remember the outrageous practical jokes played by this witty, yet seemingly quiet gentleman. Virgil Barmes was well known in my hometown … Continue reading

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History of the Tony Award

How Broadway’s Awards Evolved *********** The Tony Awards turned 60 June 11. Some two-dozen winners joined the select company of actors, writers, directors, designers and others who have made the trip down the aisle and up onto the podium. Over … Continue reading

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The Tony Awards

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alan Bennett’s “The History Boys” won six Tony Awards including best play on Sunday, and the 1960s Four Seasons biographical show “Jersey Boys” overcame the stigma against “jukebox musicals” to win best musical. “The History Boys” … Continue reading

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Parker's Birthday

Saturday morning, my family traveled up to Fowler, Indiana to celebrate the first birthday of my youngest nephew, Parker Leroy Haas, the son of my brother, Destin, and his wife, Stacia. More photos can be seen on my Yahoo website.

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Shaunna's Wedding

Photographs from the wedding and reception of my neice, Shaunna, daughter of my sister, Ann Haas Stewart.

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A good friend of mine had this on her blog site and I had to post it as well – so funny! Today’s thematically appropriate video features Rowan Atkinson. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-fdjZDuaw4

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Dooms Day "6.6.6"

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Baker's Dozen

A Baker’s Dozen of Inspirational Thoughts from Dr. Wayne Dyer Share these pearls of wisdom with your Grad, your Dad, or anyone who may benefit from this practical advice for living a successful, positive life—everyday!Excerpted from Everyday Wisdom for Success. … Continue reading

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Cartoons

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Jose meets a well-known author

Wednesday morning, Jose was so excited to go to school because he was one of the ten students selected to have lunch with a well known teen author, Maragret Peterson Haddix. Apparently, the students were to write out questions last … Continue reading

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