Ann and I had a successful weekend at the BG Flea Market and we got to visit with our flea market family in between sales. We had four family members (Melissa and Dave, along with Morgan and Caleb) help us pack up Sunday, so we were out of there in record time. Oh, it’s nice to have our own personal family.

We got over to visit the new great-granddaughter, Lucy Marie, last Thursday and to introduce ourselves to the newest family member. We, of course, took our turns at holding the newborn, and got to visit with Maggie and Abel, as well.

Harry asks his friend Larry to help him with something. “I think the blinker signal on my car is broken,” he says. “Stand behind the car. When I turn it on, tell me if the blinker is working.”

Larry situates himself behind the car while Harry gets in the driver’s seat and hits the blinker.

“Is it working?” he yells back.

“Yes!” Larry says. “No! Yes! No! Yes! No! ...”

Some bumper stickers from around the country…

Gravity: Not just a good idea … It’s the law.

Do radioactive cats have 18 half-lives?

Friction can be a drag.

After giving birth, Cindy couldn’t lose the 40 pounds that she had gained. So, she dragged her husband to the local mall in search of more flattering clothes. They were encouraged by a sign over a rack of suits: “Instantly hides 10 pounds.”

“Look,” her husband noted. “You just need to buy four of these.”

Cindy’s husband should be out of the hospital in a few days.

Did you know that an average American eats 1,400 chickens, 21 cows, 14 sheep and 12 pigs during their lifetime? I do believe that I might be doing more than my share.

Why do certain things get invented?

Band-Aid brand adhesive bandages were invented by the husband of an accident-prone woman who was constantly cutting and burning herself in the kitchen.

The inventor of cellophane was trying to make a stainproof tablecloth and came up with the first clear food wrap instead.

Levi Strauss, the creator of Levi brand jeans, decided to dye them indigo blue so most stains would disappear into the fabric.

When a defective roll of toilet paper, too heavy and very wrinkled, arrived at the Scott company’s mill, somebody had the bright idea to sell it as paper towels.

Did you know?

The first state to have cable TV was Pennsylvania, in 1948.

John Wayne was friends with Wyatt Earp, although legend has made the relationship more glamorous than it actually was.

If you work out on Monday, you’re more likely to exercise throughout the week. (Let’s see, today is Tuesday, so I guess I’ll wait until next Monday.)

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