Monthly Archives: February 2012

that stinks!


Plane poop hits LI couple
Now that’s a crappy day.

“Some black liquid came off her face,” Hughes, of Malverne, told WINS radio. “I thought it was hydraulic fluid and then the policeman came down and said, ‘No I don’t think so. Looks like something nastier than that.’
story:
 Feb. 28, 2012

gotta love the post!
have a mindful day!   :)

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“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

a star is born!


Birthday Horoscopes for 02/27

The person born on this day is ruled by the planet Mars. This gives this  person the gift of desire and drive. The other ruling planet for Pisces is Jupiter which adds wisdom and expansion to the mix. With this great vision of the real world around them, the February 27th person can accomplish almost any thing that is presented to them.

Famous Birthdays – Click on names!
 PETER LUCARELLI,  Elizabeth TaylorHoward Hesseman, Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark), Adam Baldwin, Mike Cross (Sponge), Rozonda Ocelean Thomas (aka: Chilli TLC), Bobby Wilson (Mista), Joanne Woodward, Dexter Gordon ( Jazz Great) Ralph Nader 

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“I meant what I said and I said what I meant.”
~ Dr. Seuss

for the person who has everything


the holidays will be here again before you know it.  sure to sell out, consider placing your order today!

Chevy Logo 1/4 Sterling Silver Post Earrings

for more great gift ideas, click here.   :)

*“Every day is a gift- even if it sucks.”
–  Sherry Hochman

craigslist


just browsing through craigslist and found this ad.  i would like to share it.

I am looking to hire someone to get me a good paying job (BROOKLYN HEIGHTS)


Date: 2012-02-13, 3:57AM EST
Reply to: zq9wd-2848888046@job.craigslist.org

Hi. I am currently and presently looking for a full time, part time, or temporary job in the NYC-LI-NJ-CT areas. My cover letter and resume will be sent to you when you contact me. I am now looking to hire someone to help and get me a good paying job. I will pay you a part of my salary when I get the job, start the job, and then depending upon how long the job lasts. Email me for more information about this. Thanks!
  • Location: BROOKLYN HEIGHTS
  • Compensation: $Flexible/Open$
  • OK to highlight this job opening for persons with disabilities
  • OK for recruiters to contact this job poster.
  • Phone calls about this job are ok.
and just so you don’t think i made this up, here is the link tot he actual ad: http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/lgl/2848888046.html
 
i liked this ad too:
:)
 

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“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”
~ Dr. Seuss

new york’s bravest


at work on 1st ave & 50th street yesterday.  click on the photo!

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“Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery – courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.”
~ James Robinson

port-a-potty pooper


february 17,2012

on today’s midday walk, ivan & i were accompanied by an 8 year old friend of ours, sammy.  as we rounded the corner from 1st to 51st street, sammy noticed the port-a-potty with windows and kept his eye on it as we passed by.

“there’s a man in there!  why is he in there?” sammy shrieked after seeing the man sitting inside the port-a-potty with windows.

me: “he’s working.  that’s his office and he works in there.”

sammy:  “how do you know he’s not pooping?”

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“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”
~ Dr. Seuss

sweetest movie in all the land


the next time you find yourself  mindlessly flipping through the channels because there isn’t anything worth watching on tv, 

watch this movie!

there may be no better way to find zen in the city – i promise you will love this.

powerful, funny, inspiring, entertaining & simply wonderful

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“beer!”
 – bill sackter 

good things


A new solar year begins on Sunday and it promises to be one in which your dreams start coming true. The more you believe that you deserve the good things in life the more of them you will be rewarded with.

this is very good news.


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“live in joy & thank every breath”
- unknown 

they broke the rule!


update!

i guess i wasn’t the only one who thought banning westminster champs from sardi’s was a silly thing for the nyc department of health to enforce . . . (see last post here)  today’s post reports:

Malachy was served in a private room away from other diners. But The Post reported Thursday that the Health Department would force future winners to make do with a doggie bag instead. Health Department spokesman John Kelly says that it won’t.

Kelly said Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley will grant a one-day waiver to Sardi’s for next year’s champion.   ny post article

yay!

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“To err is human, to forgive divine.”
 Alexander Pope

just following the rules!


according to the latest published reports (which haven’t been updated since 2007)  there are 1,275,000 obese people living in the city and over half a million living with diabetes (adults only!).  many thousands of kids are at risk for lead poisoning, live with rats and mold in their homes and go hungry on a regular basis.   among all nyc adults, 11.7% with current health insurance were without insurance at sometime during the past 12 months. 11.1% of nyc adults have needed but not gotten medical care during the past 12 months. 10.3% of nyc adults have not been able to fill a needed prescription during the past 12 months . . .  and, it’s perfectly legal for the owner of my apartment building to put 28 radioactive cell towers on the roof!

but this is what the nyc department of health chooses to focus on?

A New York tradition more than three decades old ended yesterday when the Health Department declared that starting next year, Sardi’s restaurant can no longer invite the winner of the Westminster Dog Show to a special dinner.  

“Our primary concern is making sure people and pets follow the doggone rules — ideally without whining or begging,” quipped city Health Department spokesman John Kelly.   ny post article


malachy ~best in show ~ 2012 Westminster Dog Show
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“Remember your humanity and forget the rest”
~ Albert Einstein

I wish . . .


i wish i could take credit for this fabulous picture,  but i can’t.

i wish my stomach looked like paula’s, but it does not.

i wish that all people get to experience a friendship with a person as insightful, kind, spiritual, warm, charming, beautiful, wonderful and wise as paula.

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i wish you the happiest day and a year filled to the brim with miracles & love!

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“Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear.”
–  Jean Paul Richter

saved by the breasts!


here is  the story  straight from the post.

i have no comment.

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“We’re all worms, but I do believe I’m a glowworm.”
 – Robin Williams

rest peacefully beautiful angel


Sometimes you’ll laugh
Sometimes you’ll cry
Life never tells us, the when’s or why’s
 –  Whitney Houston 

what to do today?


ask ganesha says:

Your Lucky color is Pink.
Your Lucky number is 6.

and for the month of february, the astrology page on the iloveindia.com site tells me my

Lucky Number: 5
Lucky Colour: Silver

but for the entire year, it says

Lucky Numbers: 3, 5, 12
Lucky Days: Monday, Thursday
Lucky Colours: Yellow, Green, White

i have no idea what color to wear and i missed my lucky days.  it’s all so confusing.  i don’t know what to do with the numbers 5,3,12 or 6.  i think i’ll just go with the post’s prediction which does not mention lucky days, colors or numbers.

“Friends and colleagues may need some convincing that what you are planning is a good idea but that won’t bother you in the slightest. Your sixth sense tells you it’s the right thing to do – and it’s rarely wrong.”  ny post

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“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”
 – Buddha 

only you – so true!


Only You

No one on Earth
Exists quite like you
And no one is able
To do what you do

The person you are
The talents you bear
Gifts that only
You can share

Only you have learned
From the things you’ve done
Gaining perspective
From the battles you’ve won

Times when you’ve lost
Have been priceless too
The lessons contribute
To what makes you you

The rest of the world
Can’t see through your eyes
Which is why your insight
Is such a prize

Because you are you
There are lives you affect
Much more than you
Would ever expect

The things you do
The things you say
Send ripples throughout
The Milky Way

You’re unique, amazing
Like no one else
You have the exclusive
On being yourself.

~Dan Coppersmith

i worry about me at times like this


“It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.”
 William Shakespeare