being someone

laura ling and euna lee, the 2 journalists sentenced to 12 years of hard labor in north korea were rescued and returned yesterday –  by bill clinton.  i couldn’t help but well up a bit when laura ling described how she was taken from the labor camp into a room that she had not been before (very scary) only to see president bill clinton standing there – what a moment!  almost makes it worth the 140 days of imprisonment . . .

according to the ny post,  “A key player in Clinton’s high-flying diplomatic mission to rescue Laura Ling and Euna Lee was entertainment mogul Steve Bing, a longtime “Friend of Bill” who lent the ex-president his private Boeing 737.

The multimillionaire mogul paid about $200,000 in fuel and other costs that came with the trans-Pacific flight.”

how does one get to do this kind of stuff?  i want to make a difference like that.  i want to rescue someone. or, at least be the person who offers my boeing 737 and $200,000 worth of gas for the ex-president to do it.  i haven’t even experienced my 15 minutes of fame yet and i want so much more.

i  don’t necessarily have to be president, or rescue someone, i would be content just being on tv everyday like katie curic.  i often wonder how she does it . . . especially when she did the today show and had to leave for work every morning by 4:30 am, all while raising her children alone, maintaining a home in the city, a house in the hamptons, attending fundraisers with fabulous men every night of the week while simutaneously writing a book.   where does one find the time?  i’m only trying to end the diabetes & obesity epidemic in this country and barely have the time to walk ivan 4 times a day.   i must adjust my schedule.  change begins today.


“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”

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