Theodore's World: Happy Thanksgiving and Thank You Troops and Veterans

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November 22, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving and Thank You Troops and Veterans

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I am so grateful to each of you that are part of Theodore's World family. You are all very special to me. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Thank you to our troops, please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Wild Thing at November 22, 2007 12:55 AM


"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected and handed over them to do the same." - Ronald 'Dutch' Reagan
FREEDOM 1620...1775...2007! THANK-YOU!!

Posted by: drstrangeloveb52isok at November 22, 2007 04:03 AM

"Virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor, my friend, and this alone that renders us invincible. These are the tactics we should study. If we lose these, we are conquered, fallen indeed..." - Patrick Henry, Virginia Founding Father (1736-1799). GOD BLESS!

Posted by: darthcrUSAderworldtour07 at November 22, 2007 05:54 AM

Have a great Thanksgiving!

Posted by: Jo at November 22, 2007 07:05 AM

Very nice graphics WT.

Happy and Peaceful Thanksgiving to all.

Posted by: TomR at November 22, 2007 11:15 AM

Happy Thanksgiving WT. Hope you and Nick have the best day ever.

Posted by: Jack at November 22, 2007 11:27 AM

Say a special prayer for our military today. So many of the are separated from their families--while the rest of us pig out.

Posted by: Always On Watch at November 22, 2007 11:30 AM

Happy Thanksgiving everyone !

Posted by: Mark at November 22, 2007 11:55 AM

And Happy Turkey Day to you tooooooo

Posted by: sierrahome at November 22, 2007 12:07 PM

I got his in an e mail today, thought you might enjoy it........
New Direction for the war on terrorists.

"Send Prior Service Vets over 60 "

I am over 60 and the Armed Forces thinks I'm too old to track down terrorists.
(You can't be older than 42 to join the military.)
They've got the whole thing backwards. Instead of sending 18-year-olds off to
fight, they ought to take us old guys. You shouldn't be able to join a military
unit until you're at least 35.
For starters:
Researchers say 18-year-olds think about sex every 10 seconds. Old guys
only think about sex a couple of times a day, leaving us more than 28,000
additional seconds per day to concentrate on the enemy.

Young guys haven't lived long enough to be cranky, and a cranky soldier is
a dangerous soldier. "My back hurts! I can't sleep, I'm tired and hungry!" We
are impatient and maybe letting us kill some asshole that desperately deserves
it will make us feel better and shut us up for a while.

An 18-year-old doesn't even like to get up before 10 a.m.
Old guys always get up early to pee so what the hell. Besides, like I
said, "I'm tired and can't sleep and since I'm already up, I may as well be up
killing some fanatical son-of-a-bitch.

If captured we couldn't spill the beans because we'd forget where we put
them. In fact, name, rank, and serial number would be a real brainteaser.

Boot camp would be easier for old guys. We're used to getting screamed
and yelled at and we like soft food. We've also developed an appreciation for
guns. We've been using them for years as an excuse to get out of the
house, away from the screaming and yelling.

They could lighten up on the obstacle course however. I've been in combat
and didn't see a single 20-foot wall with rope hanging over the side, nor did I
ever do any pushups after completing basic training. I can hear the Drill Sgt.
now, "Get down and give me ... er ... one."
Actually, the running part is kind of a waste of energy, too. I've never
seen anyone outrun a bullet.

An 18-year-old has the whole world ahead of him. He's still learning to
shave, to start up a conversation with a pretty girl. He still hasn't figured
out that a baseball cap has a brim to shade his eyes, not the back of his head.
These are all great reasons to keep our kids at home to learn a little more
about life before sending them off into harm's way.

Let us old guys track down those dirty rotten cowards who attacked us on
September 11. The last thing an enemy would want to see right now is a couple
of million pissed off old farts with attitudes and automatic weapons who know
that their best years are already behind them.

If nothing else, put us on the border and we will have it secured the
first night.
Share this with your senior friends. It's purposely in big type so you
can read it!


Posted by: Billy at November 22, 2007 12:08 PM

Hi, Chrissie and a very Happy Thanksgiving to you and Nick!
And, a special thank you to you. I don't know anyone else who has such a great appreciation and love for those who serve and preserve the freedoms that we should all be so thankful for, not only on this day, but every day.
Bless you and thanks for being a friend.

Oh, and Billy, I'd be right there with you! I may not be able to do that obstacle course, but I still have a pretty steady hand, especially with a side arm and I've been around long enough to know what's worth fighting for. Bless you, friend.

Posted by: gregor at November 22, 2007 01:26 PM

Nice video sierra!

Posted by: TomR at November 22, 2007 05:50 PM

Nice video Sierra, thank you too.

Posted by: Jack at November 22, 2007 08:45 PM

drstrangeloveb52isok, thank you for the wonderful quote.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 12:59 AM

Darth these are excellent quotes, thank you.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:00 AM

Jo thank you so much. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving too.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:01 AM

Tom, thank you so much, happy Thanksgiving.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:02 AM

Jack thank you so much. It was a wonderful Thanksgiving. I hope yours was great too.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:03 AM

Always On Watch, I agree so many just forget about the troops today. Thank you.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:04 AM

Mark thank you, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:05 AM

Sierrahome, OH wow, WOW thank you so much. I am crying, this is so special.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:07 AM

Billy, that is good thank you so much.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:32 AM

Gregor, thank you I am just one of many like you and others. I am so glad we are friends.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 23, 2007 01:37 AM

..... B U R P ! And we're having seconds today? On desert too? Happy Black Friday!!PS: Hey Limies in 'NO GREAT' Britain... Changing Santa's suit to Saudi Green is disgraceful and in New York, the NY Yankees uniforms will never change. Don't forget to make Rudolph's nose GREEN too!

Posted by: darthcrUSAderworldtour07 at November 23, 2007 06:49 AM

WT ~ I hope you had a really special Thanksgiving.
Bless you for being such an awesome supporter of our troops!
Let's see ~ pumpkin pie for breakfast. Oh Yeah!!

Posted by: yankeemom at November 23, 2007 09:19 AM

Lord Vader is hobbling from a GOUT flare-up after dropping ten pounds...WTF? My right foot and ankle is full blown swollen...cut off my ankle and foot...NOW! Man's best friend has dibs
on the turkey leg and skin I can't have...Swine!
Scooty is even eating the cheescake with cherry toppings!! SOS...this is not an alert! Any quick Rx except a hacksaw? Now popping colchecin and indomethacin and cranberry this and that and gallons of H20... WHY me Mufasa?

Posted by: darthcrUSAderworldtour07 at November 24, 2007 02:00 AM

Yankeemom, thank you so much. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving too.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 24, 2007 09:00 AM

Darth, I am so sorry. Ouch! I hope your foot and ankle get better soon.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 24, 2007 09:01 AM