Florida, April 2008

After March

April 1-10, 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 (Pre-Journal)

Here is the Leo girl for April.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Can you guess which countries these 'bumper strips' come from? And, what they mean? And, which is my favorite?

Tuesday, April 2, 2008

Last night we went to our old friend, Coco, one of our favorite Thai restaurants for dinner: Seafood Tartar, Lamb Chops, Won Ton Soup and Curried Chicken.

PS: Dan from Shanghai and Taipei sent these photos from his recent trip to Halong Bay in Vietnam. Jean and I visited there about 22 years ago. It really is a beautiful spot.

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Another car gets badged ... followed by a less than a Coco quality meal. But, it came with a good read.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Today's New York Times carried this photograph of "... Bush and other leaders getting into position for the group photo at the NATO summit meeting."

In the spirit of Anderson Cooper 360's call for captions to photos, THOCBDC asks you to submit a caption for this photograph of W and others. Your effort could even take the form of a bubble thought from W or a murmur bubble from the others.

For example:

Caption = NATO television monitor accidentally switches to Jerry Falwell reruns.

W = "I'm the decider of where we stand."

O = "I want to stand as far away as possible."

PS: Reader Firedog sends this W bubble:

"Gee, it must be B.O. or why are they ignoring the most powerful man in the world, gee my shit must stink ... peew."

PPS: Reader K. S. from Malmo, Sweden writes:

"Caption: The village idiot from Crawford is easily amused by simple things."

Others =

"Let's draw straws or flip coins or even do paper/rock/scissors to see who has to stand next to him."

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Photoshopping at the Blue Martini Bar at the Galleria Mall revealed the hidden bartender.

Sunday, April 6, 2008

This afternoon we drove about 20 miles west of Fort Lauderdale to visit Markham Park to see its model airplane flight competition. Model airplanes have come a very very very long way since I first played with them. For starters they have real jet engines, they burn real jet fuel, they have two to three foot wingspans and can fly more than 250 MPH. A 'starter' jet will set you back about $6,000.00 while the average jet costs $10,000.00. The featured twin jet in camouflage set the owner back $20,000.00.

After the show we went to Ruby Tuesday for lunch.

Monday, April 7, 2008 (Pre-journal)

This, thanks to Suz!

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Another picture-perfect meal.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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Thursday, April 10, 2008

By mixing raw oysters with Cheerios you can provide yourself with a comfy snack while driving. The Cheerios allow you to grip the oyster firmly ... no slippage ... and the sticky nature of the oyster will prevent any Cheerios from dropping into your lap.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 (Post Script)

The inside of our house in Florida looks a little different after the PhotoShop decorator passed through.

Next: Part II

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