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12/15/20 Grif.Net – Status Upticks + Answers

12/15/20 Grif.Net – Status Upticks + Answers

[My friends =
keep me smiling.  Here is another batch of real – names =
included – reports of the status of their =
lives.]

 

Marilyn L =
wrote, “I bought myself a senior citizen GPS – it shows me my =
destination AND why I wanted to go there.”

 

Jose C =
wonders, “Do you know if there’s something my wife can take =
for kleptomania?”

 

Alice =
admitted, “I want to be an author because I think it is the write =
career for me.”

 

Wayne I. =
shared, “Last time I went to the gym, I decided to jump on the =
treadmill. People were giving me weird looks, so I started jogging =
instead.”

 

Chuck S put up =
this sign: “Mailbox under quarantine. Not accepting bills at this =
time.”

 

Tim M said, “I told my pastor that we should name =
their coffee/pastry shop “Graceabons” … because where =
Cinnabon’s, Graceabons much more (Romans 5:20)”

 

Ken H said, “I heard that my friend spilled all the =
letters from his Scrabble game as he tried to unlock his car.  At =
least that was the word on the street.”

Lyssa Z relates, =
“I don’t have an Advent Calendar, so I just open up random =
cupboard doors in the kitchen and eat whatever I =
find.”

 

Lu P bemoaned, “Being 20 in the 70’s was much =
more fun than being 70 in the 20’s.”

 

Ken M shared, “A little boy was taken to the ER =
because he swallowed eight tiny plastic horses.  Hospital says =
he’s in stable condition.”

 

~~ANSWERS~~ =
1970’s events

 

1. 1970 =
– Soviet spacecraft VENERA 7 landed on Venus, the first craft to =
transmit from the surface of another planet.

 

2. 1971 =
–AMTRAK began nationwide transportation =
services.

 

3. 1972 =
– Eleven Israeli athletes were murdered at the Summer Olympics in =
MUNICH by Palestinian Terrorists.

 

4. 1973 =
– The controversial Supreme Court 5-4 decision of ROE v WADE =
legalized killing babies in the first trimester in all US =
states.

 

5. 1974 =
– Facing impeachment and trial for the Watergate cover-up, =
President Nixon resigns in disgrace and is replaced by President GERALD =
FORD and Vice President NELSON ROCKEFELLER

 

6. 1975 =
– Microsoft was founded in the city of =
ALBUQUERQUE

 

7. 1976 =
– With patriotic fervor rampant, the United States celebrated its =
BICENTENNIAL in red, white and blue fashion.

 

8. 1977 =
– The first of 32 million ATARI gaming systems (sold over 5 years) =
was purchased for $199.00

 

9. 1978 =
– The world’s first TEST-TUBE BABY Louise Brown, was born in =
the United Kingdom

 

10. 1979 =
– Between 1970 and 1979 the price of the average American home =
DOUBLED due to the worse inflation rate in US history attributed to =
Jimmy Carter. (median price of new single-family home $23,600 Jan 1, =
1970 rose to $61,500 Dec 31, 1979)

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"