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Bacteria

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In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.   Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, Freemason, Postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He facilitated many civic organizations, including Philadelphia’s fire department and a university.

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A little something for you drinkers out there a that will be having a drink or two (or more tonight).

 

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Vacation

For me, the best vacation is just relaxing on the couch!    Scotty McCreery

Scott CookeScottyMcCreery (born October 9, 1993) is an American country music singer. He won tenth season of American Idol on May 25, 2011. His debut studio album, Clear as Day, was released in October 2011 and was certified platinum in the United States. The album includes the top 20 country songs, “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble with Girls“. McCreery released a Christmas album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, in October 2012 and it has been certified gold. He released his third album, See You Tonight, in October 2013. The first single from the album, also called “See You Tonight“, became his first song to reach the top ten on Billboard‘s Country charts.

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Vacation

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My best vacation is somewhere I could hide, somewhere warm and not a lot of people around.  Derek Jeter

Derek Sanderson Jeter  (born June 26, 1974) is an American former professional baseball shortstop who played 20 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees. A five-timeWorld Series champion, Jeter is regarded as a central figure of the Yankees’ success of the late 1990s and early 2000s for his hitting, baserunning, fielding, and leadership. He is the Yankees’ all-time career leader in hits(3,465), doubles (544), games played (2,747), stolen bases (358), times on base (4,716), plate appearances (12,602) and at bats (11,195).[1] His accolades include 14 All-Star selections, five Gold Glove Awards, fiveSilver Slugger Awards, two Hank Aaron Awards, and a Roberto Clemente Award. Jeter became the 28th player to reach 3,000 hits and finished his career sixth all-time in career hits and the all-time MLB leader in hits by a shortstop.

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Wine

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The worst gift I was given is when I got out of rehab that Christmas; a bottle of wine. It was delicious.   Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, producer and voice artist. He was the host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, anEmmy Award-nominated, Peabody Award-winning late-night talk show that aired on CBS from 2005 to 2014. Ferguson began hosting the syndicated Celebrity Name Game in September 2014.

 

 

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Alone

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Everyone wants to feel loved, but when all you feel is alone it’s tough to accomplish anything else.   Glenn Beck, The Christmas Sweater

Glenn Lee Beck (born February 10, 1964) is an American television personality and radio host, conservative political commentator, author, television network producer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. He hosts the Glenn Beck Radio Program, a popular nationally syndicated talk-radio show that airs throughout the United States on Premiere Radio Networks and the Glenn Beck television program, which ran from January 2006 to October 2008 on HLN, from January 2009 to June 2011 on the Fox News Channel and currently airs on TheBlaze. Beck has authored six New York Times–bestselling books. Beck is the founder and CEO of Mercury Radio Arts, a multimedia production company through which he produces content for radio, television, publishing, the stage, and the Internet. It was announced on April 6, 2011, that Beck would “transition off of his daily program” on Fox News later in the year but would team with Fox to “produce a slate of projects for Fox News Channel and Fox News’ digital properties”.[14] Beck’s last daily show on the network was June 30, 2011. In 2012, The Hollywood Reporter named Beck on its Digital Power Fifty list.

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Exercise

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Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.   Robert Heinlein

Robert Anson Heinlein ( July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American science fiction writer. Often called the “dean of science fiction writers”, he was an influential and controversial author of the genre in his time.  He was one of the first science fiction writers to break into mainstream magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post in the late 1940s. He was one of the best-selling science fiction novelists for many decades, and he,Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke are often considered to be the “Big Three” of science fiction authors.

 

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Sunset

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If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office.   George Lucas
George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is best known as the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as the founder of Lucasfilm and ILM. He led Lucasfilm as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company in 2012
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