Wednesday, January 10, 2007

The Mystery of Picasso

Time lapse of Pablo Picasso painting in oils, allowing us to see his creative process at work.

Monday, January 08, 2007 video of a dead Saddam Hussein

You may ask why am I doing this? I reply, because I can. Saddam is dead, that is good. Everyone should see that he is dead and everyone should see the dead pictures. But hey, that's just me.

Sunday, December 31, 2006 Video of Hussein's Execution

Fascinating real video of Saddam Hussein's execution. Very graphic...someone who got what he deserved. Yet...somehow, you almost feel sorry for Hussein...almost. The execution looked almost like a joke..almost. Everyone should see a live execution from time to time.

I don't really have a lot of thoughts about the death of Hussein, but now that he's dead, let's get the hell out of Iraq. Our job is done.

That would be a great New Year's gift to America. All troops home!

Have a safe and wonderful New Year. May 2007 be better for the USA!

Monday, December 25, 2006

Christmas In Las Vegas

Did you hear the "great" news...Michael Jackson has moved to Las Vegas! Just what we need here, another pedophile. Oh well, let's see how long his career here in Sin City lasts. My guess is not long. Tickets for his shows will be a fortune and I hear he's lost his voice. Maybe he'll be back in Bahrain next Christmas.

It was quiet in our apartment this Christmas. We basically all laid around and watched TV. Well, my husband I did, the cats just laid around. They got a can of tuna for Christmas Eve dinner last night, but they didn't really care for it. They liked the water and some of the tuna, but they prefer catfood. Could be that I bought cheap tuna for them. They have to understand, Mom and Dad don't have a lot of money and they have to take what they can get.

My husband gave me the most gorgeous stuffed elephant for Christmas. He's about 3 feet long and is beautiful and realistic looking. I love him. To bad I couldn't afford anything for my dear husband, but hopefully in the New Year, I can buy him a penguin. Adopt one, anyway.

Have a happy holiday season. Doubt if I'll post again this year. See you in 2007!

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Pieces of My Mind

Okay, just a bunch of junk that's rattling around in my head.

Once again, my husband and I were almost hit tonight by a California driver. Not only once did he almost get us, but twice. Why are Californians such idiots behind the wheel of a car? you know in the cartoons where they saw off California and let it float in the ocean? I wish they would do that for real! I am so sick of California drivers. Have you ever heard of looking in the rear view mirror? How about using a turn signal? Okay, that's out of my system for now.

Sunday was my 54th birthday. What did I do? Cleaned my apartment. It took us almost 12 hours to clean the apartment. We used something like 100 garbage bags to get the joint cleaned up. Yes, my husband and I are pigs. Well, more so my husband. After all, he is disabled and sometimes it's hard for him to bend over and pick stuff up. Still, we don't have to be that bad. We are going to try to be better. I'll let you know how it goes.

Hey, this is kind of how California drivers do it!

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Good Bye Nancy

On the way home tonight I stopped at Nathan Adelson Hospice. My friend from work, Nancy, is not expected to live out the night. Nancy went into the hospital this summer to have a hysterectomy. About a week before she was to come back to work she was feeling ill, like she couldn't swallow without throwing up. She told her surgeon and he sent her to her regular doctor because this was not a problem associated with her surgery. Turns out Nancy had small cell carcinoma of the lungs and had metastasized to her liver. Later on it went into her brain as well. She had radiation therapy throughout the summer and the cancer in her brain went away, but the liver caught up with her. Her only hope was to have a liver transplant and it was too late for that too. Nancy is about 62 years old, not all that old. She is the most optimistic person I have ever met. She is/was a lot of fun and very sensible. She just knew that she would outlive her husband who is in poor health and even had plans to move to Florida to be near her friends after he died. Little did she or anyone know that she would be the first to go. When I left her tonight, she was breathing just like my mother did on the day she died. Judging from the way she is breathing, she has about 12 hours left. Seeing her in bed and breathing like that brought all the feelings of my own mother's death 10 years ago.

Nancy, I just want to say I love you and will miss you. You were a great friend and I have missed and will miss you always. Thanks for holding on at least long enough for me to say goodbye. I'll see you on the other side someday, I just hope not too soon. Peace be with you.

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Kimberly Williams-Paisley

This beautiful young woman is Kimberly Williams-Paisley. As I am writing this, I am watching the movie "Lucky 7". It stars Kimberly as well as Patrick Dempsey and is just an adorable movie. The reason I am doing this post is kind of hard to explain, but here goes.

My mother used to be a big fan of "Anne of Green Gables", on PBS. She used to say that "Anne" was just the best little girl ever. Whenever I see Kimberly, I think to myself that she is the best little girl ever and I feel close to my mom again. My mother died in 1996, but if she were alive today, I know she would feel the same way about Kimberly as I do and it makes me feel so good. I wanted to email Kimberly to let her know how much she means to me, but I think she'd think I was nuts, so I'm posting to my blog that nobody reads.