THOUGHT I WOULD SHARE A LITTLE HUMOR TODAY

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Mortgage and Lending with Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 NMLS # 6869

Thought I would share a little humor today.

  

  image: farconville/freedigitalphotos.netWho's Mr. Gorsky?

 

IN CASE YOU DIDN'T ALREADY KNOW THIS LITTLE TIDBIT OF TRIVIA,

ON JULY 20, 1969, AS COMMANDER OF THE APOLLO 11 LUNAR  MODULE,

NEIL  ARMSTRONG WAS THE FIRST PERSON TO SET FOOT ON THE MOON.

 

HIS FIRST WORDS AFTER STEPPING ON THE MOON, "THAT'S ONE SMALL STEP FOR  MAN, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND," WERE TELEVISED TO EARTH AND  HEARD BY MILLIONS.*

 

BUT JUST BEFORE HE RE-ENTERED THE LANDER, HE MADE THE ENIGMATIC REMARK -  "GOOD LUCK, MR. GORSKY".

 

MANY PEOPLE AT NASA THOUGHT IT WAS A CASUAL REMARK CONCERNING SOME RIVAL SOVIET COSMONAUT.  HOWEVER, UPON CHECKING, THERE WAS NO GORSKY  IN EITHER THE RUSSIAN OR AMERICAN SPACE PROGRAMS. OVER THE YEARS, MANY PEOPLE QUESTIONED ARMSTRONG AS TO WHAT THE - 'GOOD LUCK, MR. GORSKY' STATEMENT MEANT, BUT ARMSTRONG ALWAYS JUST SMILED. ON JULY 5, 1995, IN TAMPA BAY , FLORIDA , WHILE ANSWERING QUESTIONSFOLLOWING A SPEECH, A REPORTER BROUGHT UP THE 26-YEAR-OLD QUESTION TO ARMSTRONG. THIS TIME HE FINALLY RESPONDED. MR. GORSKY HAD DIED, SO NEIL ARMSTRONG FELT HE COULD NOW ANSWER THE QUESTION.

 

IN 1938, WHEN HE WAS A KID IN A SMALL MID-WESTERN TOWN , HE WAS PLAYING BASEBALL WITH A FRIEND IN THE BACKYARD. HIS FRIEND HIT THE BALL, WHICH LANDED IN HIS NEIGHBOR'S YARD BY THEIR BEDROOM WINDOW. HIS NEIGHBORS WERE MR. AND MRS. GORSKY. AS HE LEANED DOWN TO PICK UP THE BALL, YOUNG ARMSTRONG HEARD MRS. GORSKY SHOUTING AT MR. GORSKY "SEX! YOU WANT SEX?! YOU'LL GET SEX WHEN THE KID NEXT DOOR WALKS ON THE MOON !"

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Good morning Joe,

Now we all understand why Mr. Armstrong didn't answer that question sooner!

September 08, 2012 05:34 AM #1
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Dan Brudnok
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Hi Joe,

What a hoot, thanks for sharing.

September 08, 2012 05:35 AM #2
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James Quarello
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Now that is funny! Neil obviously had a bit of respect of Mr. Gorsky's privacy :) 

September 08, 2012 05:43 AM #3
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Doug Dawes
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ROFLMBO!!!!! that is hilarious. 1938 - 1969 is quite a wait. Even longer than once in a blue moon

September 08, 2012 05:44 AM #4
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Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
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Not sure of the truth of this story - snopes.com says it's false - but it's a great urban legend at least!

September 08, 2012 05:57 AM #5
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Good morning Joe,

This is hilarous! An event that happened so long agao! I think it is wonderful that he finally answered the question! Better latre than never!

September 08, 2012 05:58 AM #6
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Richard & Beth Witt
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I love this share Joe... Thanks... what a great story... Happy Day!

September 08, 2012 06:55 AM #7
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Thanks...that is very funny.  I just love it.  Ok...I'm laughing.

September 08, 2012 07:36 AM #8
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Joe, I am so glad you shared this. It really did give me a big smile to start my day.

September 08, 2012 09:03 AM #9
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Roy Kelley
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Thanks for sharing this historical tidbit.


Have a great weekend and be sure to have your camera in hand to capture the special moments that you will want to share.


September 08, 2012 02:16 PM #10
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Joe I had not heard that before.  I love it, and I will be telling it in the future.

September 08, 2012 03:36 PM #11
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Too Funny Joe, some morning humor is always good

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Good Evening Joe,

That was quite funny!  Great Humor

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Hi Joe.  I don't remember Neil saying that.  To funny.

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