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Marsha

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Jim Bard wrote:

> That was not a joke. That is the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts,
> the Florida branch one of the most famous cooking schools in the world.. A
> person or persons unknown snuck in and replaced all the sugar wtih Splenda.
> The search is still on.
>
> If the police find the person(s) responsible and turn him over to the french
> chefs who teach at the school, the poor perpetrator will be slapped to death
> with plastic gloves.
>
>


What a good sense of humor! Plus, you didn't
capitalize french, so that's a plus for you : )

Marsha/Ohio
 
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Jim Bard

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"Marsha" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Jim Bard wrote:
>
>> That was not a joke. That is the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary
>> Arts, the Florida branch one of the most famous cooking schools in the
>> world.. A person or persons unknown snuck in and replaced all the sugar
>> wtih Splenda. The search is still on.
>>
>> If the police find the person(s) responsible and turn him over to the
>> french chefs who teach at the school, the poor perpetrator will be
>> slapped to death with plastic gloves.

>
> What a good sense of humor! Plus, you didn't capitalize french, so that's
> a plus for you : )
>
> Marsha/Ohio
>


Thank you, Marsha! Actually, I never capitalize 'french'. unless it is
preceded by all the adjectives used by general George Patton some sixty
years ago. In fact, he may have given popularity to the expression "pardon
my french."
 
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Roger Zoul

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None Given wrote:
:: "Roger Zoul" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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:::
::: It does sound like a hard life....how long does one typically make
::: a living this way? Seems like burn-out would eventually become a
::: problem.
::
::
:: Every time my cousin goes back to driving he ends up on crank again
:: and then back to rehab.
::

Oh no. Truck drivers on crack? Did you mean crack? I tell ya, I really do
think some of them drivers are on crack.
 
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Roger Zoul

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Bailey's Girl wrote:
:: Roger Zoul wrote:
::: Bailey's Girl wrote:
::::: Roger Zoul wrote:
:::::: Bailey's Girl wrote:
:::::::: Dean S. Lautermilch wrote:
::::::::: I've been fat and thin and back to fat again. I lost over one
::::::::: hundred pounds on LC
::::::::: many years ago and even met Dr. Atkins. I gained it back
::::::::: working as a computer tech traveling a lot doing project work
::::::::: around the country and living off vending machines.
::::::::
:::::::: Hi, Dean!
::::::::
:::::::: I'm kind of new here, too, but just wanted to say I love the
:::::::: picture and have to agree that someone here will come up with a
:::::::: great punch line for it -- lol
::::::::
:::::::: But what I really wanted to throw in is, I feel your pain about
:::::::: trying to stick to a low-carb lifestyle while on the road. I
:::::::: drove a truck for five years and the challenge just became too
:::::::: much. It's really hard to stay committed when the only food
:::::::: you have access to for three days is from vending machines in
:::::::: rest areas. I guess people think you can just park that beast
:::::::: anywhere, but that's not the case. Even if you have the room,
:::::::: you're always being chased off. Wal-Mart used to be a haven
:::::::: for truckers on the road to stock up, but now that Sam's gone,
:::::::: they're blocking trucks from the parkings lots, ticketing them
:::::::: or towing them away. The truck stops don't help either --
:::::::: besides they're "Travel Centers" now and cater to soccer moms,
:::::::: not truck drivers. Even though I've always found that
:::::::: low-carb is a cheaper way to live, if you stick to "real
:::::::: food", because you don't eat as much, when you're charged
:::::::: triple and quadruple the standard "super market" price for
:::::::: anything, it makes it tough on the wallet.
::::::::
:::::::: I guess you could say I did the "30 Day Guy" bit for five
:::::::: years. lol
::::::
:::::: Can't you put a little frig in there? Then carry nuts, pork
:::::: rinds, canned meats, etc?
:::::
::::: Hi, Roger --
:::::
::::: It's not just a matter of "can't you" -- it's also a matter of
::::: expense and availability and practicality. Kinda like a "they can
::::: put a man on the moon" kind of thing.
:::::
::::: We went the fridge route (and they aren't cheap) and they lasted
::::: three to six months, so we were constantly throwing them away, not
::::: to mention the "goodies" that were in them. There's also the
::::: issue of being able to get to a grocery store when you're on the
::::: road. It's not just a matter of being allowed to park there in
::::: the first place, you have to know where it is, get to it, get to
::::: is during business hours, and on and on and on and on. And those
::::: sleepers look big, but there's only so much storage available.
::::: Not to mention the fact that we couldn't haul one load because we
::::: were overweight on the steers -- dispatch never figured it out
::::: but it was because the storage space under the bunk was full of
::::: canned food. <lol>
:::::
::::: I know a lot of guys who live in their trucks -- not even having
::::: real homes -- cook in there and everything. When we were running
::::: team, the truck didn't stop long enough to do much of anything,
::::: and when I was running alone I was too darned tired to mess with
::::: it.
:::::
::::: I supposed if I got to the point where I went back to trucking
::::: and it was more of a paid RV lifestyle than a job, it might work.
::::: When you're running, and running hard, to pay the bills, it
::::: doesn't.
:::::
::::: :)
:::
::: It does sound like a hard life....how long does one typically make
::: a living this way? Seems like burn-out would eventually become a
::: problem.
::
:: lol -- well *I'm* home now! I did get burned out pretty quick --
:: actually I think the term "disgusted" sums it up better.

I can see why....

::
:: Hubby's been driving for over 30 years. Some do it forever (and go
:: through a lot of wives <g>), some, like me, figure it out quick and
:: get out quick. :)

One of the guys at my gym is a truck driver. He seems pretty stable to
me....of course, I only seem him at the gym...
 
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JC Der Koenig

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"Roger Zoul" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> None Given wrote:
> :: "Roger Zoul" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> :: news:[email protected]
> :::
> ::: It does sound like a hard life....how long does one typically make
> ::: a living this way? Seems like burn-out would eventually become a
> ::: problem.
> ::
> ::
> :: Every time my cousin goes back to driving he ends up on crank again
> :: and then back to rehab.
> ::
>
> Oh no. Truck drivers on crack? Did you mean crack? I tell ya, I really
> do think some of them drivers are on crack.
>


Crank = meth = crystal = speed.

HTH
 
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Roger Zoul

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JC Der Koenig wrote:
:: "Roger Zoul" <[email protected]> wrote in message
:: news:[email protected]
::: None Given wrote:
::::: "Roger Zoul" <[email protected]> wrote in message
::::: news:[email protected]
::::::
:::::: It does sound like a hard life....how long does one typically
:::::: make a living this way? Seems like burn-out would eventually
:::::: become a problem.
:::::
:::::
::::: Every time my cousin goes back to driving he ends up on crank
::::: again and then back to rehab.
:::::
:::
::: Oh no. Truck drivers on crack? Did you mean crack? I tell ya, I
::: really do think some of them drivers are on crack.
:::
::
:: Crank = meth = crystal = speed.

Oh.
 
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None Given

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"Roger Zoul" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> :: Every time my cousin goes back to driving he ends up on crank again
> :: and then back to rehab.
> ::
>
> Oh no. Truck drivers on crack? Did you mean crack? I tell ya, I really

do
> think some of them drivers are on crack.



Not crack, crank - speed, keeps him awake on those long hauls.

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