What Made You Smile Today?

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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby kgcayenne » Sep 12th, 2018, 5:01 pm

It is a slightly sad smile. In front of City Hall today, I observed a grounds maintenance person working around the tree where the man was killed earlier this year. I was there just as he was finishing up. He got down on his knees and collected various items and carefully placed them back around the tree. That is a kind person.
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby ferri » Sep 17th, 2018, 9:37 am

Way back in the 1980's I bought my dad (100% German) a coffee mug that says, "A grouchy German is a Sour Kraut." He still has it and uses it every day. hahaha
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby sobrohusfat » Sep 19th, 2018, 6:01 pm

way back in the 1970s i used to like the elaborate mouse-trap type contraptions

...this is just awesome...



...the butter ...the kid ...the phone ...the rest

lol - brilliant - love it
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby Catsumi » Sep 19th, 2018, 7:02 pm

That is hilarious! Will watch it again.
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby alanjh595 » Sep 20th, 2018, 6:31 am

That kid is going to have fun growing up. :up: :laugh: :laugh:
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby seewood » Sep 20th, 2018, 11:11 am

Met our dogs sister by coincidence.
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby Lady tehMa » Sep 21st, 2018, 7:24 am

PLEASE use spellcheck. If that is too hard, consider installing the Grammarly (free!) app that will not only spellcheck for you (AND offer corrections!) but also make sure that your sentences are grammatically correct.

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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby sobrohusfat » Sep 23rd, 2018, 4:15 pm



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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby Bsuds » Sep 23rd, 2018, 4:48 pm

Watching Tiger playing in the Tour Championship and winning!

Crazy crowd!
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby sobrohusfat » Oct 10th, 2018, 7:26 pm

Queen K wrote:Sobrohusfat ...a man who likes women...


Yes





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The three women pictured in this incredible photograph taken on this day in 1885 - Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

As Mallika Rao writes in HuffPost, "If the timing doesn't seem quite right, that's understandable. In 1885, women in the U.S. still couldn't vote, nor were they encouraged to learn very much. Popular wisdom decreed that studying was a threat to motherhood." Given this, how did three women from around the world end up studying there to become doctors? The credit, according to Christopher Woolf of PRI's The World, goes to the Quakers who "believed in women’s rights enough to set up the WMCP way back in 1850 in Germantown.”

Woolf added, "It was the first women’s medical college in the world, and immediately began attracting foreign students unable to study medicine in their home countries. First they came from elsewhere in North America and Europe, and then from further afield. Women, like Joshi in India and Keiko Okami in Japan, heard about WMCP, and defied expectations of society and family to travel independently to America to apply, then figure out how to pay for their tuition and board... . Besides the international students, it also produced the nation’s first Native American woman doctor, Susan La Flesche, while African Americans were often students as well. Some of whom, like Eliza Grier, were former slaves."



To introduce children to another female medical pioneer Elizabeth Blackwell -- the first woman to receive a medical degree in the US and to register as a physician in the UK -- check out the excellent picture book
"Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell"
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For a fascinating book for adults about America's first Native American doctor, Susan La Flesche, we highly recommend
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To inspire kids with more stories of remarkable women of science and medicine, we also recommend the illustrated biography, "Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers,"
for ages 9 and up at https://www.amightygirl.com/women-in-science

For many books to show kids that science is for everyone regardless of gender, check out our blog post,
"60 Books to Inspire Science-Loving Mighty Girls,"
at https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=13914

And, to encourage your Mighty Girl to make her mark on the world as a doctor or scientist, you can find toys and kits to foster her interest in our blog post, "Top 60 Science Toys for Mighty Girls," at https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=10528
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby Jflem1983 » Oct 11th, 2018, 5:35 pm

Gas is cut off for thousands of Vancouverites. This makes me happy. Karma . Vancouver plans to go gas free in a few years anyways. Start now.
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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby sobrohusfat » Oct 16th, 2018, 9:03 pm

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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby just popping in » Oct 17th, 2018, 3:26 pm

^^ Is she the same granny that read The Wonky Donkey?

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Re: What Made You Smile Today?

Postby Poindexter » Oct 17th, 2018, 4:28 pm

Hadn't seen the wonky donkey one, didn't realize that the Scottish Granny is a thing on YouTube but her laugh and her deadpan grandson crack me up.
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