Newport Harbor Elks On A Sunday Afternoon 1/27/2013

Nothing Else Counts In This World!   

Time To Parr-Tee At The Elks!

Yes.... It is that time of the week when we join up on the harbor at the Newport Harbor Elks, a friendly lodge! The officers and people there are very nice and always stop by to say hello! We occupy a table off the west side of the dance floor and away from the band so we can talk (actually laugh and giggle).

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
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Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
We got here first as we leave right after church!
We phone ahead and let the lodge know how many are coming today!

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Yes.... There will be eight of us today!

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
The gambling get's underway! It Brian going to us a knife and fork or his hands today??

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends

Did You Know? - Lieutenant Colonel Jack Churchill held the unusual distinction of being the only British soldier in WWII on record as having killed an enemy soldier with a longbow. ‘Mad Jack’ Churchill insisted on going into battle armed not only with the medieval bow, but also a claymore sword.

Gene DeValle Was Playing today... That Means Excellent Music

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
...and the jokes are terrific....

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Super sounds against a super backdrop!

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
This is where we drop the winning tickets!

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Enjoying the view

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
...and a beautful view it was

Meanwhile Back At The Table

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Deep in discussion.... Yeah!

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends

Did You Know? - In case you’ve ever wondered what the name ‘Häagen-Dazs’ means, the answer is… nothing. It was just a pair of vaguely Scandinavian-sounding nonsense words (although they don’t actually conform to any Scandinavian spelling norms) invented by the ice cream’s Polish-American creator Reuben Mattus to give it an exotic Danish feel. Apparently, he simply sat at home saying nonsense words until he found a combination he liked.

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
It's dance time

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Turning and turning... As long as Sue gets a glimpse of the golf standings....

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Brian and Jan....

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"No hugs today.... I am fighting a cold!"

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
We had some suggestions but Kerstin decided it would be too hard to dance

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"All is OK... Tiger is ahead by three strokes"

Did You Know? - You might think that graffiti is a relatively new urban movement – but the act actually dates back thousands of years. Messages such as ‘Staphylus was here’, ‘Phileros is a eunuch!’ and ‘I screwed the barmaid’ were written on walls in the Italian city of Pompeii and preserved when it was buried by volcanic ash. The word ‘grafitti’ comes from the Italian ‘graffiato’, meaning scratched.

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
They are running at 80% giggle at this point

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Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Sandy joins the fun! In this group laughing is a requirement

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Giggle level approaching 96%

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Oh dear!

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Giggles also are know to cure colds

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Goof stuff... Made in 1906 of who knows what!

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"Just looking at the advertisement is making we feel better already"

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"It's magic... I am well"

Frank And Liz Membrila Joined The Dancing (Facebook)

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Liz and Frank Membrila (Grandfather to his two grandson’s Mateo & Daniel)

Did You Know? - The legions of couch-potatoes out there can be particularly thankful to Zenith. In 1950, Zenith created the world’s first ever television remote control, called ‘Lazy Bones.’

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"Hello there.... Notice, the burger is gone!"

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"I won the pot! I thought you would get it with your hands!"

Did You Know? - America’s world famous and highly romanticised highway Route 66, synonymous with notions of the open road and rugged American motors, started out as a camel trail.On the back of the mid 19th Century’s Californian gold rush, Congress commissioned LT. Ned Beale to survey and establish a road, which wagons could use, linking the Colorado River to New Mexico.Beale dutifully went about his business using camels and not the customary horse as his means of transport on his pioneering expedition.


Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"Please... No more old cold remedies"

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"This is my serious look!"

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"All cured! I found out we are going to Catalina!!"

Did You Know? - It is against the law to sing off-key in North Carolina. A number of bizarre laws are still in place in America, though rarely enforced. It is also illegal to have sex in a churchyard or to use elephants to plough cotton fields.

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"Good news is always better than medicines"

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
Giggle level approaching 100%

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"See you next week...."

Did You Know? - The longest word in the English language has 189,819 letters. Methionylthreonylthreonylglutaminylarginyl…isoleucine is the chemical name of the largest known protein titin. Lexicographers have argued however that chemical compounds should not count. The largest non-technical word is antidisestablishmentarianism, with a mere 28 letters.

Dancing at Newport Harbor 1/27/2013 with friends
"Good afternoon all"

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