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Dave Greenspoon is a Facebook friend I’ve never met. He likes to take jabs at me now and then, but a few days ago I put out a plea on Facebook asking for support with a fundraising effort for my friend Rob, who’s in the hospital with a brain tumor. Well, guess who was one of the first to respond?…
A bunch of dopes called 911 in Norfolk, Virginia earlier this week because they thought they saw a baby LION prowling around a neighborhood. It turned out to be a dog… a tan Labrador-poodle mix named ‘Charles the Monarch.’
I’ve been seeing and hearing news reports of children getting their tongues stuck in metal water bottles. So I decided to show my 10 year old son this picture featured on The Today Show: He [...]
Alabama crushed Notre Dame in the BCS Championship Game last night. The game was so boring, announcer Brent Musburger started looking for entertainment in the stands. Here’s Brent gushing about Alabama QB A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend when [...]
Remember the movie, “It’s A Wonderful Life” starring Jimmy Stewart as the ‘giving-est man in town, George Bailey” who loses everything only to have his friends come to his aid during a dire financial situation? [...]
Like, OMG! According to new research, there’s actually a term for the annoying way some young women talk these days. It’s called “vocal fry,” and it’s described as a “raspy or croaking sound injected at [...]
OMG Kate Winslet got married in a super-di-dooper-secret seremony (yes, I did that on purpose-cuz I’m a dork) to Richard Branson’s nephew, Ned Rocknroll in New York earlier this month.
I had heard that the guy who sings “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” (Thurl Ravenscroft) was also the voice of Tony the Tiger… but I had NO IDEA that silly song, “Dominick the Donkey” has possible ties to the Mafia!!! Rumor has it the original studio recording was paid for by the Gambino crime family. Yikes!
The website Videogum has released its montage of the best viral videos of the year… but they’re not the most watched… they’re just the DUMBEST.
I would like to commend a Facebook friend who I originally thought was callous, but now I see is a true gentleman. Here’s the whole story:
Finally, the wait is over… we know who Time Magazine’s Person of the Year is for 2012…. and drum rolll…. (wait, the photo is a big hint)…. it’s President Barack Obama.
I cannot stop thinking of all the parents in Newtown who have to deal with unopened Christmas gifts come Dec 25th. I see our tree every day–already with gifts under it–and I think of those heartbroken families. So I am placing this gift under our tree for my children to see…
Here are two wonderful, generic letters for you to use if you’d like to contact your town leaders after the Newtown tragedy, but you’re not quite sure what to say. I certainly hope these letters help you in your quest to ensure all of our children’s safety from now on.
A beautiful and loving poem written by Tabatha Vargo.
The horrific tragedy that unfolded in Newtown this past weekend hast left me numb. Unable to process anything. Normally, I’m a mom who wears her heart on her sleeve, crying at the drop of a hat. But for some reason I have yet to have a good, hard cry.
May the memories and spirit of each of the victims lost in the Newtown shooting live on.
After the tragic and horrific shooting in Newtown, a woman wrote an essay on her blog about her own troubled son and how the U.S. hospital, legal, and mental health system really have no idea how to handle him.
I’ve been out sick for several days with bronchitis and sinusitis… everyone seems to suffering from the seasonal crud, so celebrate germ season with this video called “Humans Are Disgusting,” a list of facts that reveal how putrid we humans are… here are the “best” ones:
Yes, it’s true, Travolta’s chia-pet-magic-marker hair do IS talented… but NOT AS talented as the tag team of John Travolta AND Olivia Newton-John TOGETHER!
Just watched “A Christmas Story” where Ralphie wants that Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas soooo bad! The movie got me on this nostalgia kick, remembering that certain special Christmas toy I loved as a kid. So I decided to ask the Morning Crew what their favorite childhood toy was.
Going over-budget (wait, what’s a budget?) during the holidays is easy to do. TOO easy, in fact. So the most important thing to do is actually SET a budget (ugh) and NOT put everything on credit cards.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em… the most played songs of 2012 mashed together in a VERY COOL video!!!
Well, THAT didn’t last long! I wrote this whole post (see below) talking all about “going to your roots” and how I was inspired to dye my hair red like my amazing mom. But when [...]
Finally, someone made a song for all us parents who USED to be cool but now are way COOLER cuz we’re moms and dads!!
I didn’t plan on sharing this, but Gary recorded the call I made to my sister-in-law and let the cat (or turkey in this case) out of the bag. So listen to how it all went down and make this call yourself with someone ready to come and destroy your home for the holidays!
Uh-oh, you’ve just ruined the turkey, stuffing and well..the whole Thanksgiving meal. Don’t cry! You CAN save this dinner…with a little imagination and creativity and yes, alcohol too. Follow these simple steps and your family [...]
If you break down the average Thanksgiving dinner, you’ll probably take in a whopping 2500 calories… and that’s NOT counting the drinks, appetizers or seconds. So I thought… gee, what are some more random Thanksgiving [...]
Rihanna is putting out a $250 version of her next album, “Unapologetic” (out Nov 16) which features: A handritten note from RiRi (scroll down to see it), a Rihanna View-Master, a Rihanna shirt, RiRi lithographs [...]
Well, you know what happens when you are with a mate for a while (or a dog for that matter)…you end up looking like them. Cases in point: Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow when they [...]
Colleen Kelly Alexander has a goal. She wants to be an example. She wants, as she puts it, “to be a light for others.” To do that, she says, she has a series of challenges [...]