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WITandWISDOM(tm) - July 20, 2001

~~~~~~~ THOUGHTS:

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says . . . I'll try again tomorrow. - Author Unknown

Source: This Day's Thought, http://ThisDaysThought.listbot.com


A couple was driving through North Carolina. The husband saw an old man sitting in a chair in his garden. He was hoeing. The husband turned to his wife and said, "Now that's the height of laziness!"

Suddenly he developed a lump in his throat as he spotted a pair of crutches lying on the ground next to the old man's chair.

By Neil Eskelin in Neil Eskelin's Daily Jump Start(tm), Copyright (c) 2001, http://www.neileskelin.com

~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:

Part 1 of 3 [Jul 20, 25, 30]

I'd love to, but...

I have to floss my cat.
I've dedicated my life to linguini.
I want to spend more time with my blender.
the President said he might drop in.
the man on television told me to say tuned.
I'm staying home to work on my cottage cheese sculpture.
it's my parakeet's bowling night.
it wouldn't be fair to the other Beautiful People.
I'm building a pig from a kit.
I did my own thing and now I've got to undo it.
I'm enrolled in aerobic scream therapy.
I'm doing door-to-door collecting for static cling.
I have to go to the post office to see if I'm still wanted.
I'm teaching my ferret to yodel.
I have to check the freshness dates on my dairy products.
I'm going through cherry cheesecake withdrawal.
I'm planning to go downtown to try on gloves.
my crayons are all melted together.
I'm trying to see how long I can go without saying yes.
I'm in training to be a household pest.
I'm getting my overalls overhauled.
my patent is pending.
I'm attending the opening of my garage door.
I'm sandblasting my oven.
I'm worried about my vertical hold.
I'm going down to the bakery to watch the bread rise.
I'm being deported.
the grunion are running.
I'll be looking for a parking space.
my Millard Filmore Fan Club meets then.


The restaurant where I took my two sons for a meal was crowded with fans watching a sporting event on television. The harried waitress took our order, but more than half an hour passed with no sign of her return.

I was trying to keep my kids from becoming restless when suddenly shouts of victory came from the sports room. "Hey," commented my 11-year-old, "it sounds as if someone just got his food."

Source: Kitty's Daily Mews, Copyright (c) 1997-2001 All rights reserved worldwide, http://www.katscratch.com/

~~~~~~~ TRIVIA:


Do you have a program that runs from a CD? My daughter has loads of them. Every time she wants to play a game we have to play "Find where I put the CD" first. Well, there's a better way.

If you have the space on your hard drive (most newer computers do) make a folder on your C: drive and copy the contents of the CD ROM to it. Then install the program from there.

By installing like this, the program will look to your folder rather than the CD ROM drive for the files it needs. The game usually runs faster and you never have to worry about hunting down the CD ROM.

Here's how to set it up:

1. CREATE FOLDER - First, you'll need to create a folder on your hard drive for the program. Right-click "My Computer" and select Explore from the resulting menu. Click the C: drive in Explorer's left hand window. In Explorer's right hand window Right-click a blank area and select New, then Folder from the resulting menu. Give the folder an appropriate name such as the name of the CD to be copied.

2. SET "SHOW ALL FILES" - Next you need to be sure your computer is set to view all files (in case there are hidden files on the CD). In Explorer, click the drop down "View" menu at the top of the window. Click on "Folder Options." In this new window, Click the "View" tab. Make sure the "radio button" in front of "Show All Files" is selected. Hit OK.

3. COPY CD - Now, stick your CD into the CD ROM drive (hold the shift key down while you do it to prevent it from auto-running). Click the CD ROM drive in Explorer and press CTRL-A to select everything on the disk. Right-click the highlighted files and select Copy. Then open the folder you just made on your C: drive and select Paste.

4. RUN SETUP - After it's finished copying, go to the folder and run the setup program as usual.

Source: Computer Tips, http://www.coolnewsletters.com

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