Archive for May, 2012

Capital Lights – “His Favorite Christmas Story” [Download]

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

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Audio: © Capital Light’s, “His Favorite Christmas Story”

He met her up in Delaware in 1937
She was wearing red lipstick to match her pretty dress
December 24th at a quarter till eleven is when he finally gained the courage to ask her to dance

It was the night before Christmas, it was love at first sight
The carolers sang as they danced through the night
She was a small town girl, he was a traveling guy
He never caught her name before they said their goodbyes

A couple years later he was out on the road
Having Christmas dinner in a diner alone
When he saw a young waitress with a gleam in her eye
Her favorite day of the year she showed her spirits were high
She said sir can you shed a little holiday cheer
A simple Christmas story was all she wanted to hear
He looked prepared with a smile as he started to say here’s my favorite Christmas story about a girl with no name

He said I met her up in Delaware in 1937
She was wearing red lipstick to match her pretty dress
December 24th at a quarter till eleven is when I finally gained the courage to ask her to dance

Every holiday season as he traveled he’d tell about his Christmas dance partner that he never knew well
He’d share his favorite story with the locals he met
He was called the Christmas story tellin traveling man

By age 53 he had done settled down
All the neighborhood kids liked to gather around
Just to listen to his stories about his life on the road
All he had now were these children he told
And every Christmas eve they showed up before dark
He’d tell them all the story but they knew it by heart
They could quote it word for word, he always told it the same
It was his favorite Christmas story called the girl with no name

He said I met her up in Delaware in 1937
She was wearing red lipstick to match her pretty dress
December 24th at a quarter till eleven is when I finally gained the courage to ask her to dance

Twenty years later as he took his last breath
It was on a cold Christmas morning on a hospital bed
The children were grown, he had nobody left
Except the little old nurse who was holding his hand
He said Ma’am can you share a little holiday cheer
A simple Christmas story was all he wanted to hear
But his eyes filled with tears at the words that she spoke
Because his favorite Christmas story was the one that she told

She said I met him up in Delaware in 1937
Though I never caught his name he was a traveling man
December 24th at a quarter till eleven
I’m so glad he got the courage to ask me to dance

Duration : 0:3:33


Long Story Short: The Smurfs A Christmas Carol (2011) in 5 seconds

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 for more, Long Story Short is a series heavily inspired by Doug Walkers 5 second movies. This edition finishes off Christmas with two very nostalgic entities – A Christmas Carol and the smurfs.. and we threw in the simpsons and some Team Fortress 2.

Duration : 0:2:12


Personalized Call from Santa Claus – EZ Santa Letters

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

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Can you imagine your child’s excitement when they receive a call from Santa himself? He will talk to your child about their pets, their Christmas wish list and anything else you would like him to mention. Want to make sure your child goes to bed on time on Christmas Eve? Santa will make sure to mention that to him or her.

Give your child the most memorable Christmas yet! Be sure to get your handy-cam ready! You won’t want to miss his or her expression when they realize its Santa personally calling them this Christmas!

Duration : 0:1:48


Veggie Tales Operation Christmas Child story

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Larry the Cucumber packs a Operation Christmas Child shoe box gift.

Duration : 0:2:58


The Muppet Christmas Carol

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Academy Award® winner Michael Caine (Best Supporting Actor) gives a performance that’s anything but “bah, humbug!” as greedy, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge. One fateful Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Together with kind, humble Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog) and his family, the Spirits open Scrooge’s eyes — and his heart — to the true meaning of Christmas. Filled with original music and dazzling special effects, THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL will become a holiday tradition your family will treasure all the days of the year.

Duration : 1:25:59


Winter Sun in Australia

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

The Wintersun Festival is an annual 10 day retro nostalgia festival featuring over 1500 pre 1974 hot rod, classic and custom cars. It has more than 100 local, national and international bands and performers, many of which are free. There 250 special interest and market stalls, displays, plus dancing and family entertainment. Almost 90000 visitors from across Australia, New Zealand and beyond converge on Coolangatta each year for this very family friendly event.

Most Brits associate Christmas with cold weather, little sunlight, snow, families cosying up indoors and traditional Christmas cuisine such as turkey and mulled wine. But if that all sounds as appealing as that knitted reindeer jumper re-gifted through the family since time memoriam, Australia can provide an alternative Christmas holiday with things to see and experience to suit anyone’s tastes – whether you’re looking to experience the cities, beaches or the many natural sights.

The most popular city among tourists visiting Australia is Sydney, and it’s not hard to see why. As one of the most iconic cities in Australia it’s most well-known attractions include the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Luna Park, Sydney Tower and its many beaches. Bondi Beach in particular has proven to be popular with British and Irish tourists looking to spend the holiday in the sun and the beach has many cafes, restaurants and hotels, giving spectacular views of the beach. Other major cities in Australia offering a similar experience include Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

No trip to Australia would be complete without visiting the Great Barrier Reef. It is the largest coral reef system and the biggest single structure made by living organisms in the world. It composed of roughly 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for 1615 miles over an area of approximately 132,974 sq mi. Due to its vast biodiversity, warm clear waters and its accessibility from the floating guest facilities, the reef is a very popular destination for tourists, especially scuba divers. The reef is accessible via boat tours and cruises, from single day trips to longer voyages. Glass-bottomed boats and underwater observatories are also popular, as are helicopter flights.

Ayers Rock (or Uluru) is one of Australia’s most recognisable natural icons. The sandstone formation stands 1142ft high, with a circumference of 5.8 mi. It has great cultural significance for the A?angu landowners, who lead walking tours of the area, informing visitors of the local bush foods, flora and fauna and Aboriginal dreamtime stories. The sandstone formation is notable for appearing to change colour throughout the day and year depending on the light and weather, glowing red at sunset and silver-grey when it rains.

In addition to the mainland there are several islands to check out, including Tasmania. Promoting itself as the Natural State and the Island of Inspiration, almost 37% of Tasmania is in reserves, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. Despite its small size, there are plenty of sights to see, and Tasmania attracts many tourists for its trout fishing possibilities and the iconic Overland Track bush walk.

So if you’re looking to skip the cold climes of the UK and spend Christmas in the sun, a festive holiday in Australia is an ideal destination.

Daniel Jowssey

Doctors From Sunrise Dental Care Talks About What the Inner Circle Coaching Club Has Done for Their Practice

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

In this article, doctors from Sunrise Dental Care will share to you what my coaching club, the Inner Circle Coaching Club, has done for the good transition of their dental practice lately. They will share to you what they have done in the past few years in the transition of their dental practice… and how they became a large practice with lots of fun and excitement with the help of my coaching club. And this is something that we focus specifically at our dental practice transition website!

Here’s what the doctors will share on how my coaching club has promoted the transition of their dental practice:

In September of 2006, we joined Ed’s Super Conference. After joining the conference, we then thought on how we would begin the transition of our dental practice. So we bought and signed up for everything and then we implemented things and took action. We started the New Mover program, and the response after the first mailing was just okay (and so we thought until we looked at the numbers!). We had 4 new patients, our production was up to $6,500.00, and the return on investment (or our ROI) was “not so bad”. But then, the second mailing goes out a month later, and then the third mailing after that. So for the period of these months, we had 21 new patients in our dental practice, our production increased to $33,000.00, and the return on investment was “not bad at all”.

So then, we thought, for the transition of our dental practice, let’s so more things to increase our cash flow! So we put into action what Wendy Briggs taught us in Hygiene Diamonds. So in our fluoride production increase alone, we had an increase from $252.00 for September of 2006 to $3,068.00 for February of 2007. And we had lots of activities: we had the Care to Share Brochure perfected and put into action (with the trifold handed out to everyone); we had the Child’s First Visit Certificate, we joined America Smiles, and we also organized our first Invisalign Open House, where we mailed out flyers to existing patient number of 2,500, and placed as FSI in local Thursday Paper 7000 (with which 15 patients responded to it), records were processed and submitted that night, and 24 patients accepted treatment… and we had an amazing $105,000.00 that night! And it was really fun too! Also, we had our monthly newsletters, our first free publicity successful press release # 1, the “Toys For Tots” formal party, and the first patient appreciation event for “Toys For Tots”. We got the prize wheel too! We had lots of winners in the event, we had face painting, Santa and elf, hot dogs, new visitors, toys for tots, and most importantly we had fun! We also mailed a “Thank You” note with a Santa photo to all who attended. We had another New Patient Mover, wherein we mailed the first step in mid-January and followed the second and third steps three weeks apart (where we had 12 new patients so far and a production of $16,000.00). We also continued our Invisalign Open House, where we had FSI printed 10,000 and placed it in local paper and we’re still waiting for the final numbers. We also had the “attack on sleep apnea”, where we printed out 30,000 FSI, with 20,000 placed in Sunday paper and 7,000 placed in local Thursday paper (which costed approximately $2,500.00… and so far we had 15 new patients within 6 weeks). We also participated in local fund raisers, where the charity keeps $99.00, but we opt the patients into our office and then “WOW” them!

In the transition of our dental practice, we also have new projects which include joint venture with local bike shop to sponsor essay contest and the winner to be at next June Patient Appreciation event. We have implemented a reactivation campaign. We have lead generation ads on implants and Mother’s day contest theater advertisement VIP club that is still in progress.

So, in the transition of our dental practice, things are changing so fast that we are becoming “dizzy” (in a good way, of course!). Things just keep changing and growing! Our staff tripled, we hired a marketing assistant, our excitement tripled, our goals doubled and then tripled, and we just keep working on new projects. All we can say is that things just got crazier and crazier! We had insurance letter sent out, we made a “War Wall” (where we can post things up and put them in the order we want to work on) to keep things organized, and we get testimonials that are good for our ego! We also do dentistry in our spare time. As for now, our production doctors have more than doubled in 6 months (as well as our hygiene production); our new patients went from 20 per month to 60 to 70 per month; our excitement in our practice doubled; and we also doubled the bonuses that we give to our staff, which makes them very happy!

So, all that we can say is if you want to attain the transition that you would like to have in your dental practice, join Ed’s Inner Circle Coaching Club like we did… and achieve success as well as experience excitement and enjoyment in your dental practice!

Ed O’Keefe

The Benefits of Basketball

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Anyone who has ever played the sport can attest to the greatness that can come out of a game of basketball. Whether one plays for a purpose, such as making a competition team or just plays for fun, the game itself brings a ton of benefits into the lives of the players that are oftentimes totally overlooked.

Little Johnny and his dad set up their portable outdoor basketball hoop after Mom gave it to them as a Christmas gift. At the time, they had no idea how the many nights they would spend underneath that simple nylon net would become some of the best memories both of them would carry well into the time when Little Johnny had a Little Johnny of his own.

There are countless stories of boys and girls alike who would say that they learned many life lessons, shared stories and grew closer to their families through play. Children learn through play, and so do we adults. Setting up a home basketball court brings about so much more than an opportunity to let off steam and get some exercise; it can open doors of communication, and doors of opportunity for the future.

Just mounting a weather resistant hoop over the garage may seem like a simple task to provide entertainment for the kids, but what it actually can do in the long run is give them reason to exercise, with all the fun their having. To go along with that, should kids get the basketball bug that then leads them into their school basketball program, it can lead to better nutrition all around, since coaches are consistent about advising players to avoid sugary drinks and candy.

Aside from motivating kids to get outside with mom, dad, siblings and friends, a basketball hoop can also provide the drive for kids to do better in school. Should they desire to play on a school team, they will undoubtedly be driven to keep that GPA up, but mom and dad can even use that home basketball hoop as leverage for getting school work and chores done!

Listen up Moms, Dads, Aunts, Uncles and Grandparents! A home basketball hoop for the kids is not just another toy. By creating an area, either indoors or out, where the kiddos can shoot some hoops, preferably with you, you can make a much bigger impact on their lives. And in turn, you just might receive many of the benefits yourselves.

Finding the right basketball hoop for your home is quite easy, really. All outdoor hoops are made with weather resistant materials and have options that make installing and using them easy as 1-2-3. There are even hoops of all kinds for inside the home or office, giving ample opportunity for everyone to get in on the fun.

Get a sturdy basketball hoop for your family and let the good times roll. There are so many different types and styles to choose from so you’re sure to find the perfect hoop that meets all your needs.

Bill Parsons

8 Christmas Gifts for Online Poker Players

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Christmas 2008 is fast approaching and you might want to start making your shopping list now to avoid the stirring holiday rush and ultimately forefend being potentially labeled as a crappy gift giver. Since both you and I are fans of online gambling, particularly online poker – I am going to list down 8 great Christmas gift ideas to give away for our online poker addict friends.

  1. Books – There are a lot of books that give tips on how to play your online poker game well. If you are a serious online poker player, Doyle Brunson’s “Super System” is a great addition to a poker player’s arsenal. I would also recommend “The Full Tilt Poker Strategy Guide: Tournament Edition”. Brunson’s Super System (I and II) covers the spectrum of online poker as played in ring games at casinos. This volume is the counterpart for tournament play.
  2. Poker Movies in DVD plus 21– Both “California Split” and “The Rounders” are classic poker movies. Califonia Split of 1974 is the only movie to ever attempt to show the day to day life of card-playing, sports-betting, sleep-till-noon gamblers. While “The Rounders” is a story about how a poker player can read the mind of his opponents like a book but can’t read the minds of his traitor girlfriend and best friend. Ludicrous isn’t it? Yet, the poker scenes are really good and you can make this an online poker educational movie marathon at the end of the day. I would also recommend 21 even if it’s not about poker. “21: The Movie” is a recent drama film from Columbia pictures. The film is actually inspired by a true story of the MIT Blackjack Team. Really good movie. Albeit the movies are not directly about online poker gaming, you’d still learn a few tips and polish your online poker strategies further. To top this wonderful Christmas treat, make sure that popcorn and soda are present.
  3. LCD Monitor – If you have money splurge and you’re feeling generous, an LCD monitor would surely put you in your friend’s “Best Gift Giver” list. A big monitor resolution is great way to enhance one’s online poker gaming experience via multi-tabling. Multi-tabling is good for online poker tournaments since reads are not that important, and you don’t usually have to watch every piece of action to gauge your opponents.
  4. Poker Padz – This is a green felt, poker table-shaped mouse pad made from the same materials used on casino poker tables around the world. This should be the most amusing and cute gift for an online poker player since this mouse pad even let’s you hold a couple of stacks of chips. Your online poker friend would surely enjoy re-creating the feel of live action poker while intently playing online.
  5. Poker Heads – As online poker players, there are several iconic poker players we look up to. Cyber Arts, an online poker software developer, advised to go for inspirational gifts and incite the poker master in each of us by giving collectible Poker Heads. Poker Heads are limited edition bobblehead collectibles, also known as the Stars of Poker Series.
  6. Poker Video Games – These poker games are a good break from the competitive realm of online poker. These games also enable one to get a poker fix without putting any real money at risk. One of the hottest titles is the game “Stacked,” available for the Xbox.  This retails for $29.99, and is unique in that it features adaptive artificial intelligence, and you can get tips from Daniel Negreanu as you play.  Other titles available for Xbox and Play Station 2 include: “World Championship Poker,” “World Poker Tour,” and “World Series of Poker.”
  7. A Poker Themed Wall Clock – For the round-the-clock online poker players, this poker-themed wall clock is a great addition to liven-up a bland wall with poker aesthetics. These clocks have neon, and look great on a wall near any poker or pool table and even next to your computer. They can be found for about $50 (with neon); less expensive models can be found, too.
  8. A Check – Give a check either to pay for the registration or offer to pay the buy-ins, any avid online poker player would love you for that.

For more information, you can check on online gaming software and development.

Harold Blue

I need some good ideas for a fictional realistic christmas stories:/// help D:?

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

i need a story for my creative writing group about christmas…
i love reading and writing fictional realistic stories so I thought I would write a story like that but at Christmas time…
but i can’t start it off DD:
help please(:

Santa Claus visits a girl but he’s not what she thought he’d be like. He could look really creepy OR he might just be stealing presents. If he’s creepy he might teach her the value of not taking things at face value, and if he’s a thief then he might try to kill her for catching him (and she might have to stop him once and for all.)