2012-04-11 / ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

By Deborah Bennett

My e-mail buddies never let me down! Here is another one that will leave you smiling.

“My many trips - I have been in many places, but I’ve never been in Cahoots. Apparently, you can’t go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone. I’ve also never been in Cognito. I hear no one recognizes you there. I have, however, been in Sane. They don’t have an airport; you have to be driven there. I have made several trips there, thanks to my friends, family and work. I would like to go to Conclusions, but you have to jump, and I’m not too much on physical activity anymore. I have also been in Doubt. That is a sad place to go, and I try not to visit there too often. I’ve been in Flexible, but only when it was very important to stand firm. Sometimes I’m in Capable, and I go there more often as I’m getting older. One of my favorite places to be is in Suspense! It really gets the adrenalin flowing and pumps up the old heart! At my age I need all the stimuli I can get!”

I would like to add that I have also visited in Compatible. It is not a very friendly place, and I don’t care to go back. In Secure is also a destination I visit occasionally, but I try not to stay there too long. Enlightened, however, is a pleasant place. I left knowing a lot more than when I first arrived. It is right down the road from Intelligent, somewhere I have been planning to visit for years. Maybe one day I will make it!

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Happy birthday this week to: John Herrington III, Jonathan Hall, Brandon Hooks, Debra Perryman, Rosalie Dwelle and Trey Black.

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Celebrating wedding anniversaries are: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Waters.

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Military Active Duty List: PFC Steven Holley, U.S. Army, Ft. Knox, Kentucky; PV2 She’nice Thompson, U.S. Army, 447th Charlie Company, South Korea; SSGT Jeremy Chestnut, U.S. Air Force, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS; E-5 SSgt Roy T. Davis Jr., U.S. Air Force, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom; Spc. Jeremy Allen Johnson, U.S. Army, 59th Quartermaster, Afghanistan; Akeam Williams Sr., U.S. Army, Afghanistan; 1LT Justin Grey McBride, U.S. Army, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy; Lt. Col. James E. Davis, U.S. Air Force, Department Of Defense Inspector General’s Office, Pentagon; Sgt. Darcelyn M. Kimbro, U.S. Army, Fort Gordon, Augusta, ; Specialist Jeremy Johnson, U.S. Army, 59th Quartermaster Company, Ft. Carson, Colorado; Cpl. Adam T. Lanier, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Bt. 6th Marine Regiment, Weapons Co., Scout Sniper Platoon, Afghanistan; Cpl. Patrick Barnette, U.S. Marines, 29 Palms, California; Sgt. Adam Demshar, 44th Signal Battalion, Baghdad, Iraq; Cpl. Lee Ogden, U.S. Marines, Camp Pendleton, CA; E5 Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric B. Kelsey, U.S. Navy, NSA Naples, Italy; Senior Airman Charles F. Woods, Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta, GA; Staff Sgt. Stuart Burrus, U.S. Air Force, Shaw AFB, Sumter, S.C.; SPC 4 Travis D. Motes, 1st Calvary Division, T. Hood, Texas; Major D. Slade Burke, U.S. Air Force, 733d Air Mobility Squadron, Kadena AB, Okinawa Japan; Staff Sgt. Gilbert C. Sheppard III, 48th Brigade, 118th Field Artillery, Iraq; Chief Petty Officer Andy D. Crosby, U.S. Navy, Elroy Destroyer, Norfolk, Va.; Stephanie Crosby, R.N., U.S. Navy, Lafayette Destroyer; Jimmy Cooper, U.S. Army National Guard, 878th Engineering Battalion-Augusta, Persian Gulf ; 1st Lt. J.R. Taylor, 25th Infantry Division, Schafield Barracks, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii; SPC. Daniel Stuart, 18th MEDCOM, 121 General Hospital, Seoul, Korea; Jeffrey Sweat, U.S. Navy, USS Kauffman, MM3 59/E-Division, A-Gang, Norfolk, Va.; Cpl. Larry Lamont Clark, U.S. Marine Corp, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Baghdad, Iraq; Khan Young, U.S. Navy, U.S.S. Kitty Hawk, Persian Gulf; Robert Milton Jr., E-3, U.S. Army, Ft. Stewart, Hinesville, Ga., Mission Kuwait; Arnold R. Mosley, 2nd Lt., U.S. Air Force, Randolph AFB, Texas; and Debra A. Mosley, Tech. Sgt., U.S. Air Force, Randolph AFB, Texas; and Staff Sgt. Charles “C.J.” Amerson, U.S. Army, Ft. Benning, Ga.

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