Friday, July 27, 2007

Win or Lose it's Friday

It's time for the internet contest that requires no postage and handling fee.
The contest that requires no credit card.
The contest that is very slow at sending out prizes.
The contest that doesn't even require your correct name.
Every Friday we give away priceless prizes to some lucky person who commented on this blog or one of the daily links in the week gone by.

THE RULES:
To take part in the contest you must
1: Have commented on at least one entry on this blog in the last week.

For every day that you left a comment we write your name on a slip of paper that is placed in our rose colored drawing bowl. So if you commented every day you could have 7 slips in the bowl.
( The more slips the higher your chance to win)
If you commented on the Link of the Day and put Dr. John in the comment you get one more slip. If you commented on the Link every day that's a total of seven slips.

You could therefore have 14 chances at winning the Priceless Prize.

Next Betty or her designated replacement draws one of those slips and that person wins the Priceless Prize. Which today is COOL MAGIC - 15 magic tricks.

Now if you hate magic or have too much magic you can choose to take what is behind one of the doors. It could be;
2 wonderful rubber bands
or
2 never used pencils (not even chewed on)
0r
2 Christmas pop-ups.
or
2 ceramic houses for a Christmas village
or
a DVD
or
One of many other prizes. You pick the door and you take your chance.

Now all we need is Betty to do the drawing. Good luck everybody.



@@@@ News from Pigeon Falls-the little town in my garage where trains still run, dragons fly, and it is almost August The town Council put out the almost final schedule for this year’s Pigeon Days. It as follows:( Changes in red)
August 1-Pigeon Calling Contest-$5.00 entry fee-$1000 prize. (To win pigeon must land on some part of your body)
August 2-Pasty eating contest-$ 12.00 entry fee-$50 prize. (losers pay for their own pasties.) Please note increase in fee because of increase in potato prices
August 1-5 Art on the Lake of the Loon’s Shore was Art on the Yellow Brick Road ( changed because Yellow Brick Road is closed for repair)- local artists and others share their art .
August 13 - 15-Local Variety Show– 3.00 a ticket
August 9- Pigeon Queen Contest- Masonic Hall
August 18- 4k Yellow Brick Road run ( Only if road is repaired in time else will be moved to alternate route but prizes stay the same)- $5.00 to enter -Everyone gets a "I ran on the yellow brick road sweatshirt. Winner gets I reached the Emerald City sweatshirt.
August 19- Community church day- Pastor's exchange pulpits.( Canceled because some pulpits not open to Last Lutheran’s new woman Pastor.)
August 13-19 Old Time week-Local people dress up in the clothes of 90 years ago.
August 15– Spouse carrying contest.
August 25- Pigeon Day Parade- Pigeon Day song by Vicki East
August 28-Potato Judging-Potato Farmer of the Year to be named
August 26-Big Race Day-three Legged Races,Potato sack races, wheelbarrow races and others
Other activities to be announced
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Today's Link-The Fantastic Site of Lord Matt- Just in case you want to write a soap opera. Leave a Dr. John in the comment.

My granddaughter did the drawing today


















She picked......




NEA
Congratulations Nea. There is magic in the air. But if you don't want magic then pick a door.\
It was a pretty good day.It was easier breathing. I worked in cleaning up my links in the morning. I have to finish that yet. Then I watched my soaps. Pat and his boys got here while Pennie, Bree, and Betty were bringing the dog home from the clinic. All the boys had gone to see Harry Potter and enjoyed it. Now I need a breathing treatment.
GBYA

7 Comments:

Blogger QUASAR9 said...

Hi Dr John.
I just know you'll simply love the pic in this link Breath

Emjoy your Friday!

5:41 AM  
Blogger Janvangogh said...

So many overlapping activities. How does the townsfolk of Pigeon Falls keep it all straight? Do they have to dress up in old time clothes for the spouse carrying contest?

6:02 AM  
Blogger Margaret said...

Congratulations Nea.

Wow, Pigeon Days - nothing like that around here in my small town. The tourists won't allow it. =O(

But west of here we do have our annual redneck games. That is always a hoot.

3:26 PM  
Blogger Josie said...

Congratulatons to NEA on her outstanding prize. One can never have too much magic.

7:39 PM  
Blogger Chana said...

glad you had a better breathing day. did you not go see Harry Potter too? i know you like the story.

i loved Josie's comment. very beautiful and true.

my cpack got downloaded today. it showed a big decrease of my sleep apnea episodes. i'm down to about 3 an hour, whoo-hoo!!!
it shows all sorts of things. like how many hours i wear it: 4 hrs is about right for me, straight too..from about 1.5 hrs of sleeping before (can you imagine how good the difference is) and if the mask fits properly: not too much really..so they send me home with 2 nostril pluggy thingy's and see if that is bette..will let you know..it tells them @ what hour i go to sleep and how many times i get up etc...it's pretty amazing actually...so all in all, the machine has been a great blessing in my life, i'm most grateful.

Keka is now feeling better, she had 2 days of high, high fever out of nowhere and today she already woke up and was ready to be a monkey and no fever at all..it is funny how quickly they spring back to normal isn't it?

i hope Betty's eye is doing much better and she is not bleeding or hurting.

here is hugs to you all and many good wishes for a restful sleep.

10:34 PM  
Blogger Catch said...

Glad to hear you were breathing easier today....we are having some cool mornings and cool evenings....not the usual humidity we have this time of the year.

1:05 AM  
Blogger Nea said...

Wow that is magic, to win something when you aren't even trying........how did I win? i guess I was like that magic rabbit who gets pulled from the hat.....

Well, I think I will take the magic....I have a 12 year old son who loves magic........I think he will take this away from me.......

I am not even home yet, so no rush shipping, you can take your time . and thank you very much......I will be back home around wednesday of this week.

4:00 PM  

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