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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Boneyard51, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. jnaki
    Joined: Jan 1, 2015
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    jnaki

    Hello,

    This quote: “Search for the mystic, exotic path of the truth,” was given to me by my favorite teacher from high school. He was my history teacher. Mr. Komarnicki made the class fun in learning about places and things we would never see or do in a lifetime. That was some feat to keep us entertained and educated at the same time.

    There are some teachers that go the extra mile to educate in their own way, while still following the strict school district guidelines. Not that I liked history classes, but... "without history, we cannot learn from our mistakes…"
    upload_2020-4-24_4-26-10.png 1962 Yearbook Autograph page...
    Jnaki

    He was a character and great teacher. For something as boring as history can be, that class was pretty awesome. It helped that the coolest girl in school, a close friend, was sitting next to me in the class. But the search for the “Mystic, Exotic Path of Truth” had some meaning then, during college, and is still being followed, today.

    Thanks Mr. K… Thanks for the nice comments on my 58 Chevy Impala, too.
    upload_2020-4-24_4-27-50.png 1962 Long Beach
     
  2. Mitchell Rish
    Joined: Jun 10, 2007
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    Mitchell Rish
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    If you are going to live life on your own terms , you better be willing to Crash and Burn.
    Crue
    If I had known I was gonna live this long I would have taken better care of my self.
    me more than I’d like to admit.
    Life is a journey not a destination.
    Haven’t got a clue but it has proven out.
     
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  3. LOU WELLS
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  4. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
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    General McArthur said FDR never told the truth when a lie would suffice... sounds like or politicians are still using it today....
     
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  5. jnaki
    Joined: Jan 1, 2015
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    jnaki

    Hello,

    With our constant "locked in place" activity, some days, it is total relaxation and nothing on our “to do” list. The dog is clean, the house is clean, the cars have a full tank of gas in them, the groceries were delivered in record time, and the yard work was finished to make the surroundings pleasant, to just hang around. So, besides a ton of nap hours, it was reading, writing, projects…hey wait, isn’t that what school kids are doing during the year anyway?

    Well, this quote exemplifies our current lifestyle on certain days of the month, like most of them:
    “PEOPLE SAY NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE, BUT I DO NOTHING EVERYDAY…” A.A. MILNE, famous for one of our favorite books: “Winnie the Pooh.”

    My wife and I have been through a lot over the years we have been together. Like most people, we have endured those times and hardships from 1966-2020. But, we do still follow the rules given to us and hopefully will make it through this pandemic. Our biggest worry is for our son and his family. Their young lives are being totally disrupted and creating a new history for the time being.

    Jnaki
    Today is the last day of "WHATEVER" school for our granddaughter. She was diligent in getting her online work done everyday. But, what a year it has been for that whole group of teenagers, going through this crisis. Their history will certainly be different than ours. We are hoping for a conclusion as soon as possible. But, some people in the world are just prolonging the situation.

    upload_2020-6-3_4-58-49.png For my wife, granddaughter and family.
     
  6. uncleandy 65
    Joined: Jan 14, 2013
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    I had a biker friend tell me one time that, Rehab is for quitters.
     
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  7. fiftyv8
    Joined: Mar 11, 2007
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    Our hot rods run carburettors, but are totally electric.
     
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  8. fiftyv8
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    from CO & WA

    Shed cleanout.jpg Shed cleanout.jpg
     

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  9. Boneyard51
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  10. BrerHair
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    Cool teacher for sure. Seems you were the Samurai Genji of Poly high, now that sounds pretty cool too!
     
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  11. jnaki
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    jnaki




    Hey B,

    Thanks for that nice comment. That history teacher was a class kind of guy. He liked athletes, all kinds of sports, hot rods and nice looking girls. No, he was not a "lech." But, he was one of those teachers that everyone liked. He came to all of our varsity football games and sat by us (with his friends) during the spectator bleacher time, during the indoor, raucous, varsity basketball games. He was one of those ..."Hey, what's up..." greeting kind of guy.

    The girl that sat next to me in his class was outstanding and he did know that she was not my girl friend, but that I walked with her to class everyday. He liked her boyfriend's 1955 black and white, Cal Rake Chevy two door sedan, too. He noticed everything in this environment back in our high school.

    Jnaki
    Everyone can remember at least one teacher that stood out among all of the 28 different high school teachers (4 years, 9-12) and assorted coaches. Mr. Komarnicki was one of those.

    Thanks...
     
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  12. Bert Kollar
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    If the going gets tough - keep going
     
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  13. DDDenny
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    DDDenny
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    Everywhere you go.........there you are.
     
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  14. Rodsports
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    She'll be right Mate
     
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  15. 55Belairretrorod
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    I believe a quote from the famous Australian lady, Sheila B Wright?
     
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  16. "I can weld metal to metal. Never have figured out how to weld metal to air." Gene Akins in Rockmart GA who taught me everything I know about body work.
     
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  17. Cobber
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    On the wall in an old bosses office;
    "Don't be afraid to ask dumb questions, there easier to fix than dumb mistakes"
     
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  19. 2OLD2FAST
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    Some dumbass in Detroit put that thing together ,I'll bet you can fix it !
    Grandpa 1966..
     
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  20. Casey Riley
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    "When reason fails... Force prevails"
     
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  21. woodbutcher
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    :D From my Dad."Boy,you`re paid to do.NOT think".
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
    Leo
     
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  22. jnaki
    Joined: Jan 1, 2015
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    jnaki

    Hello,

    Our little “toddler” granddaughter used to come up with these interesting sayings. Where they came from who knows. She did not watch a lot of TV shows, but did listen to a lot of rock and pop music. The music she listened to while she was with us was chosen by us, from our mp3 complete music file on a small Ipod Touch. She had her playlist mixed in with some rock and roll. Then, it was played over the old stereo amplifier and fabulous bass driven floor speakers.

    She listened to the rocking music, got her toddler dance steps in motion, and did a dance on a smooth piece of an extra, wooden, finished cabinet side panel for her own personal dance floor. So, we knew the music and never once, heard the term” “BEAUTY HURTS.”

    So, where did that term come from? A precocious little toddler that was a “hear all, store away all” type of kid… even from across the room. We had to watch what we said or did, when she spent the week with us or even when we were with her for all of her youth activities.

    To this day, it remains a mystery as to the origin of “BEAUTY HURTS.” As a teenager, we still do not know where she got this idea... She does not know either.

    upload_2020-7-4_3-46-51.png
    or perhaps it was after we had seen these: Prada‘s Spring 2012 flame heels
    upload_2020-7-4_3-47-36.png after paying, someone might be in the RED,WHITE, AND BE BLUE...

    Jnaki


    She has now grown into a tall, 5 foot 7 inch teenager, creating her own teenage history during this pandemic. Going back in pretend time, if we had met in the 9th grade, she would have been taller than me, at 5 feet 5 inches. As a matter of fact, she may have gotten her height from my wife who was 5’6” in the 7th grade. Boy, those two would have made my world smaller back then. My growth spurt did not come for another year (9th to 10th grade) of being a new teenager. (Actually, the height may have come from the other grandfather who was 6’4” and me a 6’ combination)

    So, does BEAUTY HURT?



     
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  23. BrerHair
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    Out of the mouths of babes. Never heard that one either. Makes you think. I certainly wouldn’t know.
    Maybe she overheard it at the chic dress store.
     
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  24. 57Custom300
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    Three people can keep a secret if two are dead.
     
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  25. Rusty O'Toole
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    Old guys have wisdom and experience but we would rather have hair and teeth.
     
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  26. X-cpe
    Joined: Mar 9, 2018
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    X-cpe

    I may have commented on this before. This is what gets adolescents caught. There is no "cool" if nobody knows what you did. As soon as one other person knows, everybody knows.
     
  27. Seon
    Joined: May 26, 2005
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    ...I do the easy ones twice and leave the hard one for someone else....
     

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