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Apr 12th 2009, 11:11 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,131
Posted By edwords

Re: are southerners really backward??

?drawkcab era srenrehtuos kniht uoy sekam tahw
Forum: USA
Feb 7th 2009, 4:29 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 5,449
Posted By edwords

Re: Can I buy a gun?

All you need to know:

http://www.handgunlaw.us/
Oct 13th 2008, 4:41 am
Replies: 83
Views: 5,033
Posted By edwords

Re: Backwards East Coast Liquor Laws!

That's why I moved from Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, to Gilbert, Arizona.
Well, also the better weather, lower taxes, friendlier people, nicer scenery, saner gun laws, lower insurance costs and several...
Forum: USA
Oct 1st 2008, 6:13 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,079
Posted By edwords

Re: It's Official- Hershey's Really is Crap!

My wife and I like the stores, but their scanner checkout stations are confusing and frustrating. Fortunately, they do have employees nearby to assist.
Forum: Meet-ups
Sep 8th 2008, 12:11 am
Replies: 0
Views: 589
Posted By edwords

Phoenix Area Meetup-Next Sat. (13 Sep.)

Meet expats at other travellers in Mesa:

http://travel.meetup.com/1276/
Aug 7th 2008, 9:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By edwords

Re: Mailman fighting to add kilts to approved uniform

Postal employees have a uniform? The people delivering mail around here wear ordinary street clothing. OTOH, perhaps the USPS doesn't consider kilts to be ordinary street clothing.
Anyway, if he...
Forum: USA
Aug 7th 2008, 3:27 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,527
Posted By edwords

Re: BA/Virgin Fuel Refunds

I received an email about this, but was concerned that it might be a phishing attempt, so I didn't respond.
Forum: Meet-ups
Jul 12th 2008, 1:39 am
Replies: 0
Views: 569
Posted By edwords

Phoenix Area Meet-up

My wife and I are hosting a dinner meet-up in mid-August for people who enjoy travelling. It's not strictly an expats gathering, but it is a chance to spend some time with people whose travel scope...
Jun 17th 2008, 10:46 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By edwords

Re: Missing your German Wursts or Irish Bacon

Amazing indeed. My mother was also a war bride. My father met her while stationed in Hamburg.

You can read the whole story on my website:
http://gojohnedwards.com/html/bio_notes.html
Jun 17th 2008, 3:21 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By edwords

Re: Missing your German Wursts or Irish Bacon

Good to hear about Karl Ehmer.
My father, emigrated with my mother from England to the US in 1949, and began working at Karl Ehmer a year or so later. He stayed on the job until shortly before his...
Jun 2nd 2008, 2:10 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By edwords

Re: Home Movies

I wish I had enough hair to tint blue or any other colour.
Jun 1st 2008, 5:47 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By edwords

Home Movies

Some home movies of my trip back from England on the QM2 last month.
Well, better late than never:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fv9iWhEjKu8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHvizAMcMRY
...
Mar 31st 2008, 7:10 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By edwords

Re: Travel Question

Thanks, Manc. I've been here all along, simply in lurking mode.
And thank you, everyone, for answering my questions. I knew this would be the best place to go to find the answers. This site is such...
Mar 30th 2008, 6:28 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By edwords

Travel Question

Travelling to Heathrow in a couple of weeks (not T5, thankfully) for the first time in several years. I'm UKC and my wife is USC. Can we go on the same immigration queue or do we have to enter...
May 28th 2007, 10:17 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 2,425
Posted By edwords

Re: Introducing...

Hi K2JLX. DE W6JE. 73 OM, John
(Waiting for the others to figure out what the above means.)
::confused:
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2006, 4:48 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,035
Posted By edwords

Tesco to Open in Chandler, Arizona

Not many details, but here's the story:

http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/index.php?sty=74123
Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2006, 7:08 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,826
Posted By edwords

Re: Cornish Pasty Company

Mesa Dr. is closest to me, too. I 'll have to check them out, but the lack of beer on tap is a significant disincentive. :beer:
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2006, 5:40 am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,826
Posted By edwords

Cornish Pasty Company

Has anyone else here eaten at the Cornish Pasty Company in Tempe, Arizona? My wife read about it somewhere, and yesterday afternoon suggested that we give it a try.
My impressions: The pasties (or...
Forum: USA
Sep 4th 2006, 8:16 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,102
Posted By edwords

Re: My friends ask me why I love America

I often disagree on political issues, but it's a beautiful country with mostly wonderful people. Thanks to my work, I can live almost anywhere I choose, but I choose to stay here.
Sep 1st 2006, 8:27 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,303
Posted By edwords

Re: American Depictions of Men

Don't believe everything you see on TV or in the movies.
Comic books are okay, however.
Forum: USA
Aug 24th 2005, 7:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By edwords

Re: Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans are US citizens, although they pay no federal income taxes, have no vote for president and, I believe, only delegate representation in the US House of Representatives.
Forum: USA
Aug 24th 2005, 6:38 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By edwords

Re: Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has a commonwealth association with the US.
Forum: USA
Aug 2nd 2005, 5:50 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,005
Posted By edwords

Re: Kids with guns

Great video. Lots of fun. It reminds me when I was 8 years old and got to fire an old M1 rifle at Fort Dix. My ex-pat parents, who both lived through World War II, saw no harm in that. Of course,...
Forum: USA
Jul 7th 2005, 2:27 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By edwords

Re: Very interesting site

You need to compare lifespans as well. Younger people who die from something else (accidents, suicides, AIDs, etc.), don't live long enough to develop cancer. Also rates in the UK may be higher for...
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