Archive for January 29th, 2015

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH MOTOWN AND MO!!

What could be better? Motown and History! — YUR

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AMERICA ON COFFEE

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN MS. MARTHA REEVES….

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Martha Rose Reeves (born July 18, 1941 in Eufaula, Alabama) is an American R&B and Pop singer and former politician, and was the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas. During her tenure with The Vandellas, they scored over a dozen hit singles, including “Nowhere to Run”, “Jimmy Mack”, and their signature “Dancing In The Street”. From 2005 until 2009, Reeves served as an elected council woman for the city of Detroit, Michigan.

History
Early life and career
Martha Rose Reeves was born in Eufaula, Alabama, the first daughter of Elijah Joshua Reeves and Ruby Lee Gilmore Reeves, and the third of the couple’s 11 children. She was under a year old when the family moved from Eufaula to Detroit, Michigan, where her grandfather, Reverend Elijah Reeves, was a minister at Detroit’s Metropolitan Church. The family was very active in…

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Jumble Spoiler – 01/29/15

A 1975 SAAB 96 at the International SAAB Club ...

A 1975 SAAB 96 at the International SAAB Club Meeting 2006. Notice the front spoiler. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Old-school mechanics.

NORIY  =  IRONY,  VEETN  =  EVENT,  CYRIPE  =  PRICEY,  GUTORH  =  TROUGH   —   Giving us:  INENIEYTUG

Clue/Question:  To fix the car’s motor, he used his – – – 

The engine of a 2009 Honda S2000 at the 2008 S...

The engine of a 2009 Honda S2000 at the 2008 San Francisco International Auto Show. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  ENGINEUITY

(Now, THAT’S a good stinky pun!  All of today’s jumbles came up as new for me.  And, we have a new clue word, in “pricey”.  ralis95 has yet another clue word for his world famous clue word database!  I even liked the answer letter layout.  Another fine jumble.  I don’t think it gave anything away.  Jeff’s cartoon was swell, as well.  The older cars were more open to mixing and matching.  Too many computer components in today’s cars for any of that.  Aah, progress!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/29/15

Jane Austen

Jane Austen (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Selfishness must always be forgiven, you know, because there is no hope for a cure.”   —   Jane Austen

(She said . . . with tongue firmly planted in cheek.  Today’s 1% kind of proves that there is no cure.  But, I’m not so sure we should continually forgive the selfish, and count on some notion of judgement day.  It is a kind of disease . . . like rabies.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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