Cubits 'n Bytes Newsletter

By Lee Anne Stark (threegardeners) on November 21, 2010

News and events from around the Cubits Universe.

Last night of work and then, hopefully, 4 days off!

Happy Birthday Sharon!!

 2010-11-21/threegardeners/a0f5acIn case you missed it, our dear Sharon celebrated her (?) Birthday on the 20th.

Click here to read her "Birthday Card Article" and check out the new Birthdays Cubit!!

Joke of The Week 

 Law of Mechanical Repair - After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you'll have to pee. 
Law of Gravity - Any tool, nut, bolt, screw, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner 
Law of Probability - The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act   
Law of Random Numbers - If you dial a wrong number, you never get a busy signal and someone always answers
Law of the Alibi - If you tell the boss you were late for work because you had a flat tire, the very next morning you will have a flat tire.
Variation Law - If you change lines (or traffic lanes), the one you were in will always move faster than the one you are in now (works every time).
Law Of The Bath - When the body is fully immersed in water, the telephone rings.
Law of Close Encounters - The probability of meeting someone you know increases dramatically when you are with someone you don't want to be seen with.
Law of The Result - When you try to prove to someone that a machine won't work, it will.
Law of Biomechanics - The severity of the itch is inversely proportional to the reach.
Law of The Theatre and Hockey Arena - At any event, the people whose seats are farthest from the aisle arrive last and they are the ones who will leave their seats several times to go for food, beer, or the toilet and who leave early before the end of the performance or the game is over while those in the aisle seats come early, never move once, have long gangly legs or big bellies and who stay to the bitter end of the performance and beyond.
The Starbucks Law - As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.
Murphy's Law of Lockers - If there are only two people in a locker room, they will have adjacent lockers.
Law of Physical Surfaces - The chances of an open-faced jelly sandwich landing face down on a floor covering are directly correlated to the newness and cost of the carpet/rug. 
Wilson's Law of Commercial Marketing Strategy - As soon as you find a product that you really like, they will stop making it.
Doctors' Law - If you don't feel well, make an appointment to go to the doctor, by the time you get there you'll feel better. Don't make an appointment and you'll stay sick. 

 

 Weekly Crossword

Totally unique and tons of fun!!

 2010-11-07/threegardeners/9695f4Kat writes:

" Here's something new and totally unique. Even if you don't like Crosswords that much, check out the photo's and see how many of the various flowers and plants you can identify. Place your curser over the photo to get a clue and click on it to enlarge. Hope you have as much fun solving it as I had putting it together! Enjoy!  " Find it HERE.

Jigsaw Puzzles

   2010-11-21/threegardeners/aff094Don' t forget the jigsaw puzzles that Zany (Brenda) is creating for our playing pleasure over on the Playpen of Graphics Cubit! Click HERE to go play.

 

Photo on the left is this weeks featured puzzle, compliments of KatG. Click here to give it a try!

Article Blast From The Past

This weeks blast is "Got Your Emergency Kit at The Ready?" by Candyce Fulford

Database of The Week

This weeks featured database is the Ancestry and Genealogy Database.

Photo of The Week

   2010-11-14/threegardeners/1826b4This weeks photo was posted by floraseeker_OR (Kin) I scooped it from the Wildflowers of Oregon and the PNW Cubit.

A beautiful shot to remind us all that Spring will come back again!

Cubit Stores Have Arrived!!

After what seemed like an eternity of Beta testing and discussing features, the Stores at Cubits are now live and open for your shopping pleasure. Find a list of stores by going to Shopping at Cubits.


2010-11-21/threegardeners/dba1daThis weeks featured store is Garden Buddies.

Polymer clay artist Chris has some seriously cute critters!

I meet a lot of people in my glamorous job as gas station attendant *giggle*. I make just a hair above minimum wage, which, here in Canada, is just over $10/hr. Can't complain.

I used to wish I made more money and maybe avoid the being broke a few days before payday syndrome. Then I started meeting a lot of people who I knew made very good money, and they were counting change to buy a few dollars worth of gas...just like me!!

So, I've learned that it doesn't matter how much money a person makes...the more we make the more we spend. Sure, they've got bigger houses and bigger, fancier cars and toys...but in the end, we're all equal....standing at the counter of the store counting out change to get a few dollars worth of gas or food to do us until payday.

See you around the Universe!

 

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You are such a great person! Candyce Nov 22, 2010 11:52 AM 4
Great Job! JRsbugs Nov 22, 2010 6:38 AM 2

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