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Bloggers PhotoWhat do you get with a 57 year old balding guy, happy to be with his soul mate, a blended family of 7 adult children, 4 grand children, a dog, a cat, fish in a backyard pond, and horses in our future?  A lifetime of chaos, adventure and love.  Also, we live in Collingwood Ontario, Canada on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay.
My wife and i are both caregivers (I'm a nurse, Neila works with the developmentaly delayed).  We love tto travel and ride horses.
Much of my writing is drawn from life experiences.  I look forward to sharing them with you.  Cheers!  Rick

Happy Groucho Marx Quotes Day


Blog Posted:3/19/2013 4:53:00 AM
One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas.  How he got into my pajamas I'll never know.

Marriage is a wonderful institution but who wants to live in an institution?

Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.

I intend to live forever or die trying.

I was married by a judge.  I should have asked for a jury.

Those are my principals and if you don't like them....well, I have others.


Yes, they are all corny, but I think Groucho was a comedic genius and his jokes still hold up to our modern day.
Have a happy day, all!
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  1. Date: 3/20/2013 9:20:00 PM
    thanks for the cheers... Linda

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  1. Date: 3/19/2013 8:18:00 PM
    A great wit. I never missed his program. Thanks for the memories. Love, Joyce

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  1. Date: 3/19/2013 2:46:00 PM
    just loved the man...

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  1. Date: 3/19/2013 2:31:00 PM
    "A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke".

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  1. Date: 3/19/2013 1:36:00 PM
    Dear Rick, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. I saw the name Groucho Marx and had to read the Quotes. I remember some of them from the Marx Brother Movies Thank-YOU for the Memories and the Laughs I'm computer Illiterate and don't know how to post Quotes such as this but maybe YOU could find some Yogi Barra Quotes "I didn't say everything I said" ect. Nice to meet YOU and Welcome as a Premium Member.With LOVE ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

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    Zablocki Avatar Rick Zablocki Date: 3/21/2013 8:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Im working on it. Rick
  1. Date: 3/19/2013 11:29:00 AM
    lol Rick the one I like is Remember men we are fighting for this woman's honour, which is possibly more than she ever did. (Duck Soup 1933)

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  1. Date: 3/19/2013 8:41:00 AM
    Ha love these Rick ,my kind of humour lol xx

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  1. Date: 3/19/2013 7:42:00 AM
    I didn't realize you lived so close Rick, I came to Collingwood with my husband last year, it's a lovely place to visit, rich with artists and antiques. Next time I must come to say hello, take care, God bless, xxx and thanks for the humor. xxx

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    Zablocki Avatar Rick Zablocki Date: 3/19/2013 8:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That's amazing. I'll look forward to it.

My Past Blog Posts

 
Recovery and Back to Work
Date Posted: 7/28/2013 5:32:00 AM
VaCaTiOn In IcElAnD
Date Posted: 4/17/2013 4:06:00 AM
Happy Groucho Marx Quotes Day
Date Posted: 3/19/2013 4:53:00 AM
Thank you to All
Date Posted: 3/11/2013 11:18:00 AM

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8/10/2013Red Sky SunsetHaikunature,night,sky,
8/9/2013The Death Star BluesRhymeadventure,fantasy,space,
8/5/2013Young Man From DuluthLimerickfunny,
8/4/2013Carousel In RoundelRondeaudream,fun,imagination,
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6/28/2013The Battles RagesMonorhymedepression,
6/25/2013Changing SkyHaikunature,sky,
6/10/2013TimeSenryuirony,time,
6/10/2013A Summer CoupletCoupletbeach,funny,
6/10/2013WeekendCinqkufunny,
6/9/2013 A DOG'S VIEWCoupletdog,funny,
6/8/2013The ZooVerseanimal,granddaughter,
6/8/2013A SUMMER DAY WITH GRANNYRhymebeach,funny,summer,
6/7/2013Give Peace A ChanceFree versecare,hope,
6/2/2013STORMY LUNEHaikunature,storm,
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5/26/2013Rain Rain RainHaikurain,
5/26/2013Touched By Your FlameRhymedesire,fire,love,
5/24/2013Kissing In The RainHaikukiss,love,lust,
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5/20/2013Apple BlossomsHaikunature,
5/20/2013WEIGHTY SENRYUSenryubody,funny,
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5/14/2013The Young Are Ordered Off To WarFree versedeath,war,
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5/11/2013REDTankacolor,
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4/10/2013UFOHaikuhistory,
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