Tuesday, January 31

Tuesday Quote

A student from the University of Washington has sold his soul on eBay for $400. He's a law student, so he probably doesn't need it, but still, that's not very much. Today, Hillary Clinton said, 'Hey, at least I got some furniture and a Senate seat for mine.
Jay Leno

Monday, January 30

Love Works Wonders!

Forwarded to me from my friend and former Army Ranger from Texas

Little Melissa comes home from first grade and tells her father that they learned about the history of Valentine's Day.

"Since Valentine's Day is for a Christian saint and we're Jewish," she asks, "will God get mad at me for giving someone a valentine?

Melissa's father thinks a bit, then says "No, I don't think God would get mad. Who do you want to give a valentine to?"

"Osama Bin Laden," she says

"Why Osama Bin Laden?" her father asks in shock.

"Well," she says, "I thought that if a little American Jewish girl could have enough love to give Osama a valentine, he might start to think that maybe we're not all bad, and maybe start loving people a little bit.

And if other kids saw what I did and sent valentines to Osama, he'd love everyone a lot.

And then he'd start going all over the place to tell everyone how muchhe loved them and how he didn't hate anyone anymore."

Her father's heart swells and he looks at his daughter with newfound pride. "Melissa, that's the most wonderful thing I've ever heard."

"I know," Melissa says, "and once that gets him out in the open, the Marines could blow his ass away."

Wednesday, January 25

Tuesday Quote

Tonight I caught the end of "An Ideal Husband." Quite humorous. So here are a few quotes to humor you as well:

Mabel: You are very late!
Lord Arthur Goring: Have you missed me?
Mabel: Awfully!
Lord Arthur Goring: Then I am sorry I did not stay away longer. I like being missed.
Mabel: How very selfish of you!
Lord Arthur Goring: I am very selfish.
Mabel: You are always telling me of your bad qualities, Lord Goring.
Lord Arthur Goring: I have only told you half of them as yet, Miss Mabel!
Mabel: Really! Are the others very bad?
Lord Arthur Goring: Quite dreadful! When I think of them at night, I go to sleep at once.

Sir Robert Chiltern: Anyway, what's that saying about there being plenty of fish in the sea? Lord Arthur Goring: Ah, yes, but I couldn't possibly marry a fish. I'd be sure to land an old trout.

Lord Arthur Goring: Father, there's someone there I'd like you to talk with.
Lord Caversham: What about?
Lord Arthur Goring: About me, sir.
Lord Caversham: Not a subject on which much eloquence is possible.

Monday, January 23

There are few things...

....Quite as wonderful as walking outside, lifting your eyes to the spectacular display of clear, silver stars, constellations, and whole galaxies on a cold night -
and catching just the slightest scent of a woodburning stove.

When I consider your heavens,
the work of your fingers,
the moon and the stars,
which you have set in place,

what is man that you are mindful of him,
the son of man that you care for him?
Psalm 8:3-4

Sunday, January 22

She makes the best CDs

Last night, right before we walked into the theater to watch Pride and Prejudice, DMM handed me a couple of CDs. She makes killer mix CDs. Once again, she nailed it - no Montana CD is complete without "Where the Green Grass Grows," and if you disagree, drive from Glendive to Billings, listen to that song, and try to think for one second that the song wasn't made for Montana.

I'm now listening to her 2006 mix CD - and the beginning of "The Piano Man" just transported me to Vandalia/Cretin Avenue - where I used to drive to work. Somewhere near the University of St. Thomas or Macalester College. I borrowed "The best of Billy Joel' (or some similarly titled cd) from someone in college, burned it, and played it nonstop for a very long time right after I graduated.

Hm... The Piano Man, co-eds and busy streets in the Minnesota fall. Why is it that songs can move you so quickly across space and time?

Friday, January 20

Fun Blog Stuff

A fun website to visit when you have extra time on your hands and if you're curious to find out which celeb you ought to be mistaken for. Sometimes it takes a while to load. . . .but without it, how would you know that you look like Grace Kelly?

They give you a few options -my other notables are Jennifer Aniston, Sophia Coppola and Anne Frank. Yeah. I know. Anne Frank? So every now and then you can't help but go, "WHAT? No I don't!"

It's a little more fun to upload pictures of your friends.

LSG, You look like: Scarlett Johanson, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston and Sophia Coppola. So I guess you and I are related ;)

hat tip to MOB - thanks!

Friday Photo

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playing a bit with a shot from last year.

You can blame Lost - aaannnd Banana Republic

I've figured out why I haven't been blogging (almost at all). It's because the only things I've done since my birthday are: 1) Watch Lost 2) Shop sales online.

So, I'm spending just as much time as ever online, it's just that my life has become incredibly boring. I work frantically all day long (with maybe a run by DMM's office to say 'hi') and then I come home. Or I'll go to the other job. But if I come home? We catch up on Lost. We're almost finished with the episodes that have been aired to this point, so maybe my life will become interesting again.

Or maybe work will slow down, and I'll have time to think up random things to post.

or not.

Thursday, January 19

Something to talk about ;)

So, I haven't been blogging lately, but there really hasn't been a lot to say. So, I'll just say this:


Little Brit-Bun will be around by the time I get out there for our National Conference, so that will be one more reason to look forward to September.

Saturday, January 14

Friday Photo (Darn Right!)

From Trae -
Cute little Tee shirt that - if I were still the dancing queen I once was - I definitely would be wearing it out on a Friday night.

(as it is, I'm just appreciative of the gift, and the good memories it brings back!)

I suppose that this means I need to a) go get my hair cut and colored and b) stay away from peroxide highlights!

Wednesday, January 11

Tuesday Quote

At my second job today:

Ains: "Hey Mike. Has the store been this slow all day?"
Mike: "Uggghhh. It's been excruciatingly slow. I think it's caused brain damage."

Monday, January 9

Lost and Fined

Ha. I liked their headline so much, I recycled it.

I'm an old grandma compared to the driving "skills" of that group. And I get irritated if people aren't going 45 on Shiloh Road, as I hit the gas to glide along at 50! Hey, Anne, Be careful driving around Oahu or wherever they're all playing Mario Andretti!

And is it wrong to hope Michelle Rodriguez gets kicked off the show for her drunk driving/speeding?

Yes, I've now delved into writing about a show on my blog. But I've done that before. Before I knew Kristen Chenoweth is a Christian.

That would make at least 3 crazy people

Dead woman left in front of TV

Thursday, January 5


Ok, but the Picture? So cute.

I don't envy the Humane Society with all those puppies, especially since it isn't supposed to be "Puppy season." But who doesn't like puppies? Even the ugliest breeds are cute puppies!

Monday, January 2

How you can tell it's your birthday.

After lunch with your family, you go to Walmart to pick up some things, your mom says, "Turn down this one, there's a huge line up there" and you think, "I'll just go around to the side after I get down this one," but there, in front of you is -

The very nearest parking space to Walmart's doors.

"It's your Birthday?"
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