Thursday, March 25, 2010

Fact Friday 3-26-2010

So last week I was so swamped there was no time for blogging. This week was even more busy, Making both my A and B businesses pop off at the same time. Always trying to be totally successful. Wow its always great when that happens. Two days ago a customer made me get a hair cut. Well actually they tried to fix there water heater, then once they couldn't they called the plumber. Of course I show up asked what the problem was and go to diagnose the failure. When bam a huge flame shoots out the pilot assembly door. I move quickly, bumped my head and scratched my face. OK so as I try to get my bearings I realized my far head was bleeding, I go to my truck, put a band aid on and notice my hair caught fire, GREAT 5 MONTHS OF NO HAIRCUT GONE with a bald spot, doing my job and no alcohol involved. Now I have to explain to the customer how they messed up and should have informed me that they tampered with the gas valve. 120$ repair now over 400$ and a 20$ hair cut. I think they learned a lesson and feel good that there house didn't burn down. For all that read this DON'T touch the gas valve unless you are trained to do so !!! Any hoot I will give you a weekly dose of what I have learned this week and last week too...

FACT: Most heart attacks happen on Mondays (This is due to partying all weekend and then rushing to work in a panic cause you body is tore up from the party)

FACT: Between 1950 and 1990 the teen suicide rate Quadrupled (Again the partying and television and more partying)

FACT: Condoms were used to cover rifle barrels from being damaged by salt water as the soldiers stormed the beaches during WWII (should have been saved for the partying)

FACT: Having sex can reduce a fever because of the sweat produced also helps with Headaches (ladies I didn't make that up, GOOGLE it, Honey you want to party)

FACT: When you kiss someone for a minute you both burn 2.6 calories (I bet the most combined calories burned together on the planet from kissing is on new years)

FACT: The combined weight of all the ants in the world is the same or slightly greater than all the humans weight (simply fascinating No ???)

FACT: Soccer is the most viewed sport in the world (And NICK CLARK ROCKS IT)

FACT: The name "Optimus Prime" has a prime number of letters in it (I'm no math person so you analytical's out there send me a message to explain)

FACT: Rhythm is the longest English word with no vowels (I always spell it with an "em" at the end)

FACT: You can't hum while holding your nose closed (Try it, Its a fun game or bet)

FACT: In ancient Rome thumbs up was the crowds sign for the gladiator to kill his opponent (And now we use it to give the OK sign, Hey Here's to ya)

OK so another week down, I hope I gave you some knowledge. Or just made you laugh, Either way I'm just glad to be alive What about you ??? Last two tid bits, ONE, The estimated M&M's made and sold in the U.S. each day is two million. I'm looking for all the green ones, if your out there call me. Thanks Nick for being my Jedi and someone I call a true brother, This road to the the top will be AWESOME, You, Jenn, Christine and all the rest of Team 212 Keep it real and look out silver executive here I come. And finally What is the longest word you can type with only your left hand ??? ... RealTalk from "Jeff the Plumber"

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Another Sunday spreading the word

So Another glorious week has passed and it was time for "Jeff the plumber" to give his sermon at two senior centers. This week was way busy, Between Family, work, Monavie, and Friends all pulling every which way and I giving them all of my heart and soul. WoW it always makes me reflect on how great life is. As I share this morning with you, I'm at no time trying to impress upon you or even think I'm giving a good speech on the word of GOD. Just taking what I read and sharing with those whom may need it:

Sunday March 21st 2010 Reading from John 11:17-27

17On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. 18Bethany was less than two miles[a] from Jerusalem, 19and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother. 20When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary stayed at home.
21"Lord," Martha said to Jesus, "if you had been here, my brother would not have died. 22But I know that even now God will give you whatever you ask."

23Jesus said to her, "Your brother will rise again."

24Martha answered, "I know he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day."

25Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; 26and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?"

27"Yes, Lord," she told him, "I believe that you are the Christ,[b] the Son of God, who was to come into the world."

There is probably no better time to read this verse then right now. There seems to be a real sense of gloom or doom in our world right now. It's like a shadow. Just glooming over everyone of our shoulders, I feel it. Maybe it's the worlds financial situation who knows. People say that Church attendance and membership is down and now one really knows why. People are blaming all kind of things, But I have an idea now is the time to embrace GOD

As one talks to people each day as I "Jeff the plumber" does each day. There seems to be a real sense of stress. we have a long shadow of terrorism especially since 9-11 and were tired of all the alerts. Or the saying "weapons of mass destruction". Or even the constant news about the war in Iraq. Which has gone way longer than anyone wanted. Even suicides has tripled as a result our our economic downfall, not just in the united states but across the whole world, This gloom lurks

What do we do when there is a sense of gloom that persuades our lives ???
You go to the book of God and read for the answer is there
In John 11:17-27 We encounter Mary and Martha at a very dark time in there lives. The shadow of death has fallen upon their home, their brother, Lazarus is dead and as a family, all single living together, so close nit. Suffering from a big big loss. Life spinning out of control and GOD seemed to be absent.

What would you do in that situation ???
I know, Read the book of God, For HE will give you guidance !!!

Sometimes you hear Christians or believers are not supposed to grieve. In Thessalonians 4:3 it says "Tell us not to grieve as those who have no hope" No, No, No, grief is not being unfaithful. It is a normal part of our lives as believers. It's not an expression of a lack of faith. It is an expression of how much you love some one. The deeper the love the deeper the grief. This is the gloom we are feeling right now. We let our emotions lead our way so know all that is going awry in this world right now has us grieving. Yet we forget GOD

One must tell GOD how you are feeling. He is not intimidated by how you feel. When you read the book of GOD, You will see HE mourns when you mourn. Just tell GOD, Even if it doesn't sound religious, You lost your job, can't make your house payment, or just have physical pain. Just tell HIM, And maybe just maybe if we all start doing this on a regular basis we can rid this shadow of gloom. If we all let it out HEALING can begin

Trust GOD and HE will speak. We will come out of this gloomy situation. GOD wants to deliver us from this depression and despondency. But again we must loosen them and let go !!!
Thank you GOD for always showing us the way. Continue to protect our military, Keep healing those who have been harmed in the earthquakes, for they have have lost there way, Thank you for the strength to finish my marathon last week. Thank you for allowing me to share your word with these great people. Continue to protect them and strengthen them for we all believe

In the name of our father and the holy spirit AMEN

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Fact Friday 3/12

Another glorios week passes and it was a doozy. Between Plumbing, Monavie, Family, Friends, and all around general life, There was joy, laughter, sorrow, and even charity. Sometimes when you stop to reflect, breathe and man life is AWESOME. Right now as I'm typing I could go a hundred ways with this blog. My mind is racing right now, I should be resting or meditating for the hardest Athletic feat of my life this sunday. Running 13 miles, a half marathon, why??????, I know why, just to check it off my life list. One must live life to the fullest Because you may never know its end. Anyhoot I can"t let mt peeps down without anothe Fabulous fact friday, So here you go !!!

This one is special it comes straight from Dj Acai FACT: Did you know 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 (I'm sorry that math always amazes my exspressive mind)

FACT: The mouth of a jellyfish is also his anus (Ok 2 thoughts on this one 1: This gives new meaning to talking out your ASS 2: Pissing on a jellyfish sting does not make the sting go away... I'm just sayin)

FACT: On August 6th 1945 the first nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima vaporizing 80,000 people on Earth (A tragec day for Humanity but I love history) OH side note to this fact People are still dying of radiation in Hiroshima and Nagasaki(which was bombed 3 days later) TODAY... Ouch

FACT: It takes 1.3 seconds for the moonlight to reach Earth (And it's so romantic and beautiful)

FACT: When the Earth travels around the sun in it's orbit, we traval a million and a half miles per day (can you see were my mind was this week yet, more facts to come)

FACT: The Golden Gate Bridge In San Francisco carries about 120,000 cars per day the Bay Bridge carries 500,000 (I'm sure it because of the toll No??? californians !!!)

FACT: The POPES official barber earns a annual salary equivelen to $250,000 (I'ts way funny as the plumber and froidian typing slip it took 7 or 8 times to type the POOPE I mean POPE... HAHA)

FACT: The average weight of a human eye is 28 grams and a giant squids eye can be as big as a basketball (Heres looking at you my peeps !!!)

FACT: The space between and above your eyebrows is called the Glabella ( I thought on a man it was called the unibrow and on a woman, pure beauty)

FACT: The first form of birth control was Crocodile feces, Used by the egyptians in 2000 b.c. (I leave it up to you to insert joke)

FACT: Ahuman taste bud has a life span of 10 to 14 days before they are replaced (Insert the above fact and joke)

FACT: It is possible to still get an erection after death and is often reffered to as "ANGEL LUST" (unless of coarse if the 2 facts and above joke didn't kill you)

Well I could have gave you more this week. But I figured not to give you all my knowledge. Besides I want you to go out and learn on your own, Remember alway Knowledge is power and the more you learn the more you earn. In this life and the next. Ok one last one/puzzle for you: Have you been ever told to "blow it out you ASS" What animal actuall can ??? The key to this is the word blow !!! ... RealTruth from Jeff the plumber

Monday, March 8, 2010

Just because

So this weekend I went on a hike with some friends. WOW what a great planet we have. It was a simple hike to some waterfall up outside Auburn California. Seven of us total, Getting exercise, Having great conversations, Building better friendships. One more example of why living is great. Just beware of the mountain Elephants. I feel weird saying this, Because I pride myself on being a very masculine man, But I love you guys, all of you, Nick, Jenn, Ben, Nicole, Peter, and Sarah. To many more hikes

Sometimes you may wonder how poorly we treat this wonderful planet. Each day were on this earth destroying it. I don't know maybe it's just me but how can we keep this looking so great. when I'm out in the Forrest, as close to mother nature a boy from New York city can get, I just breathe it into my lungs. Or I think about that Native American commercial with the strong Indian crying because of all the trash and pollutants, We can make some impact, NO !!! Some say there is no GOD and I'm not trying to start that argument, But I believe This earth is great and he made it this way. So lets try and protect it, Every little bit counts. If even you just recycle or re-use something. Take a shower one minute less, Or even for some spice in your life shower with your spouse. This will make a difference. Another great energy savor is just turning your thermostat at home just 4 degrees higher or lower depending on the season, This counts. Turn your lights off or change your light bulbs to fluorescent. All small things and there is many more. You make the choice !!!

I know I'm hitting you with common sense. If your reading this your old enough to make some change and if anything IT will save you money. So pitch in, make a difference, MOTHER NATURE will thank you... Real Truth from da plumber

Friday, March 5, 2010

Fabolus Friday Facts

It wouldn't be another fabulous Friday with out the facts. So I'm ready for you, Are you ready for me ??? good. This week went by pretty fast, which was good. Most said it was an unlucky week too. It was for me, not on a personal level, but on a worldly level. Sometimes I will say the world is a quarter bubble off, and this week it actually was. Did you know the earthquake in Chile actually changed the earths rotation. Now it was such a million of a second amount, but even still it had some effect on the earth. Maybe GOD was mad at JESUS and slammed his fist down into the dinner table... Who knows !!! Any hoot on to the facts

FACT: A first class (Parlour ticket) on the titanic cost $4,350, which translates to $90,000 in the us in 2006... "Ice was extra"

FACT: -40 degrees Celsius is equal to -40 degrees Fahrenheit... "This one I didn't believe, but then I checked it out and it was true"

FACT: The snowiest city in the U.S. is Blue Canyon California... "sorry Oliver it's not Durango Colorodo"

FACT: The greatest snowfall ever in a single storm was 189 inches at the Mount Shasta Ski bowl (February 13-19Th 1959)... "Again in California the sunny state"

FACT: In West Virginia you can run over an animal and take it home and eat it, Legally that is... "They have a roadkill cook off every September, this year is the 19Th annual, YUCK"

FACT: The mask in the first Halloween movie, You know Michael Myers, Was Actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white... "caption kirk made a good masked murderer"

Fact: A female platypus sweats milk... "Not human ladies you single boys out there"

FACT: The university of Minnesota is older than the state Of Minnesota... "Again a fact which I heard but didn't believe but its true, Damn TRUE"

FACT: Male fireflies fly but females fireflies can't due to short wings... " Two things on this one, Have you ever Experience them in Cali, On the east coast they are all over, And It's not your fault Jenn God gave all funsize people a disadvantage"

FACT: Hungry Jacks is an Australian Burger King... " I thought I have told this one before but then t just fascinated me so I gave it any way"

FACT: The word Earthling was first printed in 1593... "and were still not fully colonized on this planet yet"

LAST ONE... and this one struck me as funny. Kind of like a neat little party saying and you can decide: "Go hang a salami, I'm a lasagna hog" : Now I could give you the answer, But I'm not, Chime in if you read this and if anyone gets this your position in my world may change (not you Ashley "DJ Acai" you can't give the answer) Have a great weekend, Don't forget to eat all your veggies and get your exercises in...I'm just sayin