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Archive for April, 2011

Mo better spam

Thanks to a marketing company employed by a few of my credit card companies, I’m getting much more creative spam these days. Gone are the assistant to the chancellor of the exchequer in Nigeria. Hello to Atlanta International Airport.

Who knew that the folks at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport used a Japanese Yahoo account to conduct their business.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
6000 N Terminal Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30320

Attn: Consignee,

This is to inform you that we Intercepted your Consignment Box Tagged house Hold
Personal effect on Transit from London City Airport (LCY). When scanned it revealed
450Bundles of $100Dollars Bills which is estimated to be $4.5Million Dollar. The
consignment was intercepted because it was not properly declared by the private
delivery company as money rather personal effect.

The details on the consignment tagged.

Type: SUITCASE
Wheels: 4 wheels
Handles: Trolley handle with top & side handles
Dimensions: Height: 2.30 ft, Width: 1.64 ft, Depth: 0.98 ft
Weight: 177Pounds.

We need a reconfirmation;

1. Your Name.
2. Home phone & Cell Phone
3. Home delivery address
4. Occupation.
5. Any form of Identification either Drivers license or International Passport.
6. Email address.

So you are expected to come for the normalization of your shipping Documents and pick up 
of your Consignment here in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Get back so that l will advice you on what you have to come with.

Best Regard.

Mr. Peter Ferguson.

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Water boy

One way to keep a coonass happy outside of Louisiana is to show him some water.

Not the bottled kind, but the free-flowing stuff where fish and other edible delights can be found.

Here are some shots taken with my cell phone during a quick trip to the Meriwether Lewis National Monument on the Natchez Trace near Hohenwald, Tenn., on Saturday.

This is the Little Swan Creek at the Meriwether Lewis National Monument picnic area.

The water is crystal clear, which means the fish can see you as well as you can see them.

The National Park Service guy who was emptying the garbage cans right before sunset said he’s never heard of people catching large fish here.

“Mostly, it’s small fish or people just dipping a hook, killing time,” he said.

That’s my kind of fishing. I’ll be back with my rod and reel soon.

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