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WITandWISDOM(tm) - February 5, 2002
"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult."- Seneca
Source: Weekend Encounter, by Dick Innes, Copyright 2001, http://www.actsweb.org/subscribe.htm
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
Back then, in 1935, Dad's preaching took him away from home a lot. Mother tried to make up for his absences, particulary at night, when she comforted us with a bedtime ritual. First, my six-year-old sister, Alice, my 12-year-old brother, Bill, and I knelt together to say our prayers. After Mother tucked Bill in bed, she crossed the hall to do the same for Alice and me. Then it was story time. Mother sat in a chair in the hallway so we could all hear her read. The melody of her voice and the soothing cadences of her speech warmed me like a thick blanket on a cold night. When she switched off the lights and closed our doors, she always whispered her final blessing, "Angels watch over you."
By Ellen Fackler Gamrath, Mercer Island, Washington
From: ANGELS ON EARTH, Jan/Feb 1997
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
Creative answers reportedly from McDonald's employment applications which asked for college attended.
Salsa Rancho College
Slick State University
Innuendo Night College
World Global University
Sweet Dill Junior College
North by Northeastern U.
Kansas Pacific University
Texas Aunt Em College
University of California at Sunset
Massachusetts Institute of Trees
College of the Equator
Pungent University of the West
Shoe Fly Pie Academy
Menthol State University
Bay Rum Polytechnic University
Yahoo College of Atlantis
Exterior Latex School of Art
Moon River Divinity School
Clinica Veterinaria de Brazil
Louisiana College of Dentistry & Dressmaking
Hash Brown University
Upstairs Downstairs on the Right College
Simple Simian School of Tax Fraud
Plagiarism Creative Writing College
Degree Mill of Miami Beach
Source: TheJokeDoctor, http://www.thejokedoctor.com/
Subjects: Resume, Employment
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
For a while my husband and I had opposite schedules. He worked during the day, and I worked at night. One morning I noticed he had left a note to himself on the kitchen counter that read, "STAMPS!" As a helpful surprise, I bought him some at the post office and put them on the counter before going to work.
The next morning I found the same note. "STAMPS!" was crossed out. Underneath it he had written,
"ONE MILLION DOLLARS!"
Source: Kitty's Daily Mews, Copyright (c) 1997-2002 All rights reserved worldwide, http://www.katscratch.com/
Subjects: Favor, Stamps
CLEAN YOUR DESK(TOP)
Have too many icons on your desktop? You probably only have a few that you really use on a regular basis, so why not keep the other ones handy, but hidden.
Well, it can be done by putting a little folder on your desktop and dragging any infrequently used shortcut icons to it. Here's how:
1. Right-click the desktop and select, New, Folder.
2. Name the new folder "Shortcuts"
3. Now, drag any icons that aren't being used on a regular basis to the folder. Some of the icons can't live anywhere but the desktop, so you'll find you can't move them. Most of them will make the transition with no complaints though.
That's it. Just open the folder when you need access to those shortcuts.
How about that? A much cleaner desktop :-)
Source: Computer Tips, ISSN: 1529_336X, Copyright 2001, WorldStart. All unauthorized reproduction strictly prohibited. Http://www.coolnewsletters.com
Subjects: Computer Tips