Monday, May 31, 2010

"You're Ugly and Your Momma Dresses You Funny!"

Some people are capable of bringing Sexy back - but there are others who chase Sexy down, destroy it, and insure that it will NEVER return.  These are some of the latter.

White Meat Monday - Memorial Day Salute to the Military

I hope everyone is having a great Memorial Day weekend.

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Threes by Carl Sandburg

I was a boy when I heard three red words 
a thousand Frenchmen died in the streets 
for: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity--I asked 
why men die for words.

I was older; men with mustaches, sideburns, 
lilacs, told me the high golden words are: 
Mother, Home, and Heaven--other older men with 
face decorations said: God, Duty, Immortality 
--they sang these threes slow from deep lungs.

Years ticked off their say-so on the great clocks 
of doom and damnation, soup, and nuts: meteors flashed 
their say-so: and out of great Russia came three 
dusky syllables workmen took guns and went out to die 
for: Bread, Peace, Land.

And I met a marine of the U.S.A., a leatherneck with a girl on his knee 
for a memory in ports circling the earth and he said: Tell me how to say 
three things and I always get by--gimme a plate of ham and eggs--how 
much--and--do you love me, kid?

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Reduce! Reuse! Recycle!

Mrs. Maxine Pad (above) has decided to "go green" this year.  "Maxi" (which is what everyone calls her) realizes that every little bit helps when it comes to the environment - and it's time she did her part.

Friday, May 28, 2010

I Just Couldn't Resist...

R.I.P. Gary Coleman.


Memorial Day Weekend Salute to the Military

As Memorial Day weekend approached, I would like to extend an extremely stiff salute to all the men and women of the Armed Services.  Ok - my salute is a little stiffer for the MENZ, but we honor and celebrate the brave women who serve our country as well.  Thank you for all you do.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Street Sightings - Deric Mickens

I have featured model/actor Deric Mickens on the blog before, but today I actually saw him in person.  Deric was talking to a friend on Waverly Place this afternoon when I walked past, and he is absolutely GORGEOUS in person.

Sick, Tired and Unorganized

I have been sick as a dog for the past week, which is really preventing me from getting myself together so I can move this weekend.  It was so bad yesterday that I left work at noon, came home and slept all day and night.

The ONE interesting thing about me being sick has been the BIZARRE dreams I've been having.  I don't know what they put in CVS cold medicine, but it's trippy...

I recommend it highly.

Here is my plan:  finish packing tonight/all day Friday (taking day off)/all day Saturday.  And then on Sunday I'll try to find a "Man with a Van" to help me move my crap to Queens.

This means that you won't be hearing from me for a few days.  Hopefully the next time I post, I'll be a resident of Astoria, Queens.


Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Dwayne Johnson Photobomb

I just HATE it when I'm taking a picture and The Rock ruins it by making silly faces in the background...


The Fleet Is IN!

The USS Iwo Jima passes the lower Manhattan skyline this morning (Mark Lennihan/AP)

It's Fleet Week here in NYC - that magical time when drunken sailors and marines wander around Times Square looking for trouble and us New Yorkers help them find it.  God Bless America...

Afternoon Dance Break Need Your Love

Enjoy the 1993 dance floor hit from Groove Patrol...

Haters Gonna Hate, Etc.


GOP Protects BP As Oil Reaches Louisiana

Such sad and horrible pictures coming out of the Gulf Coast (via

Meanwhile, Republicans in Congress - specifically Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe (below) - is blocking a bill which would raise the corporate liability caps from 75 million to 10 billion for similar spills.  Because huge corporations should be able to endanger our environment with little or no risk.  SOURCE.

Lost - Still Some Unanswered Questions

Wow, the producers of Lost really DID make a bunch of stuff up without explaining it later...

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Honey, What's For Dinner?

It looks like the Chef wants to start off with a delicious salad ...


To Get To The 2014 Super Bowl ...

... just take Exit 16W off the New Jersey Turnpike and head into the Meadowlands parking lot.

Yep, New York/New Jersey will host the 2014 Super Bowl in an OUTDOOR stadium.  Dress warmly...

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