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Special to the DailyHappy 16th birthday to Maureen Irgens. May all your dreams and wishes come true. Love, your family, friends and Stimpy, too.

Howdy and welcome to Town Talk, the column that asks the question, “If two wrongs don’t make a right, what do two Wrights make?Airplanes!!!Movin’ straight into it before we’re arrested by the pun police.The Maine manLost: Patrick “Zippy” Maine says he pulled a pinhead move and lost his wallet the evening of Sunday, Jan. 11. He was at Paddy’s in Eagle-Vail and Bart & Yeti’s in Lionshead that night. His ID was in the wallet, so you’ll know if you find it. It’s a black leather wallet that has a strong sentimental attachment. Please increase your karma and give him a call at 845-0289, or drop it off at Vail Ski Tech in Lionshead if you stumbled upon it.Go see SarahSarah Jardis and a cast of several at Central Rockies Mortgage have a new home, 30 Benchmark Road, Suite 102, in Avon, conveniently located right across from the Board of Realtors. Sarah, who’s entirely too beautiful for her own good, is also REAL smart and they should probably pass some of that around, but she got it all. When she’s not being a hugely successful bidness tycoon, you’ll find her swinging a hammer at a Habitat for Humanity site. Anyway, her posse is Rob Grems, Tracy Stewart, Jack Skjonsby, David Lau and Paul Jardis. Go see ’em and tell ’em you want to buy something real expensive. They’re at 845-7000.Brilliance among usLaura Grafel and Colby Ricci ascended to the lofty heights of the Dean’s List at Montana State University in Bozeman.Heather’s heavenlyHeather Kroschel is a brand new member of Valparaiso’s Univerisity Singers. They’re a choir that emphasizes vocal development and skills so these fine young people can perform in concert and worship services. Miss Heather is a freshman theology major. She’s the beloved offspring of Robin Sifers and is a proud graduate of Vail Christian High School.Family History Library OpenAttention genealogy enthusiasts! The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, located at 930 Valley Road in Gypsum, has a dandy Family History Center open to the public – free of charge. To set up appointment times and for more information, please call Mrs. Fowler at 524-7194.Comprehending EngineersAn engineer was crossing a road one day when a frog called out to him andsaid: “If you kiss me I’ll turn into a beautiful princess”.He bent over, picked up the frog and put it in his pocket. The frog spoke up again and said: “If you kiss me and turn me back into a beautiful princess, I’ll Stay with you.”The engineer took the frog out of his pocket, smiled at it and returned it to the pocket. The frog then cried out: “If you kiss me and turn me back into a princess, I’ll stay with you and do ANYTHING you want.”Again the engineer took the frog out, smiled at it and put it back into his pocket. Finally the frog asked: “What is the matter? I’ve told you I’m a beautiful princess, that I’ll stay with you and do anything you want. Why won’t you kiss me?”The engineer said: “Look, I’m an engineer. I don’t have time for agirlfriend, but a talking frog? Now, THAT’S COOL!!!”You’re smarter than thisAnd finally this.A Nevada fugitive wanted on fraud charges was arrested in Connecticut after he blew his cover by applying for a job – as a police officer. The Connecticut cops discovered the man’s fugitive status during a standard background check. He had passed both the written and agility tests before being found out. Police called the man in to headquarters under the guise of getting his fingerprints, and served him with an arrest warrant instead.

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