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02-07-12, 04:14 AM #1
Now that's Long Service. 60 years as Queen
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second became the Queen 60 years ago (yesterday) on the death of her father. Long may she continue.To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.
I've Talked the Talk and I've Walked the Walk, now I Sit the Sit!
It's not until you look at an Ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day, that you realise just how often they burst into flames for no reason!
02-07-12, 06:52 AM #2
With standard disclaimer on monarchy in pocket, I like the lady. Her life has been one of grace and service thus far, long may she carry on.
Originally Posted by William Pitt (the Younger), Speech in the House of Commons (18 November, 1783)
02-07-12, 11:08 AM #3
Here's to another 60 years for Her Majesty , the Queen.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
-General Omar Bradley, United States Army
02-07-12, 12:16 PM #4
02-07-12, 05:00 PM #5
Long live indeed.Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
We are who we choose to be.
R.I.P. Arielle. 08/20/2010-09/16/2012
02-07-12, 05:23 PM #6
02-08-12, 03:50 PM #7
Bout 15 years ago, when I was still in high school, my parent's house has a water main break, and got a new kitchen courtesy of the insurance company. When they pulled out the kitchen cabinets, behind one of them was an Erie Daily Times from the day of her coronation.
One of many cool things they found over the course of ramodeling that 115 year old house.The world would be much cleaner if blind people carried brooms instead of sticks.
At communion, when the priest says "Body of Christ", I say "Thanks, I've been working out", then I grab the cracker and run back to my seat
An amateur practices until he gets it right. A professional practices until he cant get it wrong.
They've got us surrounded? Good. Now we can fire in any direction. Those bastards won't get away this time.
02-08-12, 03:58 PM #8
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