If this doesn’t make you smile… you’re not from Earth.
One of my favorite actors, Michael Clarke Duncan, has passed away.
Best known for his role as John Coffey in “The Green Mile,” I don’t think there was a movie he was in that I didn’t enjoy seeing him. He always seemed to be so happy to be an actor.
You’ll be missed.
…I’d keep Obama in office this November.
Yep. Still around. Nope. Not posting like I once did. Still opinionated though.
Such as… This Hawaii Electric (HECO) mess with the striking unions that want more … what?… benefits? retirement? pay?
And walking off the job during a crisis because you want more entitlements?
Solution: Fire everyone. Then hire folks that need a job and are happy to work hard for their job. Everybody wins.
Except the union. I care as much about their union as they cared about the people of Hawaii during a crisis: none.
Too good not to share.
Happy New Year! For my vacation this year, I left Hawaii to visit friends and family in Dallas, Texas.
So, just to clarify… I left 78 degree weather for the ice box that was Dallas.
But I did enjoy the first White Christmas in about 80 years in Dallas. And – of course – the visits and down-time.
Also, a real appreciation for tropical temperatures. ‘Cause, baby, it’s COLD in Big D!
Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving! I’m sitting down at Ryan’s Grill in the Ward Center for some turkey dinner myself. And, of course, some pumpkin pie for dessert.
Like everyone else I’ll just ignore the calories until tomorrow.
Good news, good news… From Discovery’s Pitchmen website…
NEWS FLASH – July 15, 2009: Discovery Channel’s PITCHMEN, will be back for a second season. Because of the success of the series first season, and as a tribute to Mays’ legacy, the show will continue. Discovery Channel is developing the format of season two with Mays’ son, Billy Mays III, Anthony Sullivan and Thom Beers, CEO of Original Productions. A premiere date for season two of PITCHMEN hasn’t yet been set, SO STAY TUNED!
Cool. I really enjoyed this show. And while it’s a shame that it seems have been a drug related death for Billy Mays, you can’t deny his skill at his craft.
What is it lately? What’s happened? Why does there seem to be a rash of deaths all of a sudden?
I’m not sure. I have not got a clue.
For my family and friends, it started with the loss of Curt Elbert Mitchell (seen at right). One of my life-long friends that I considered a brother.
Then a slew of other deaths followed.. Farrah Fawcett. Michael Jackson. And today, of all people, Billy Mays.
Here’s my personal opinion of what happened… Continue reading Death in Overdrive…
It’s been a very long month.
The office sent me to California – Irvine, to be exact – to do some software training. Out for a week.
Then came back. For a week.
Then went back to Irvine. For a week.
Then came back.
Then I had to work like mad to make up for the last 3 weeks that I wasn’t able to get office projects done.
And then I get the sad news that a close, long-time friend of mine passed away last weekend.
Somehow puts everything else in perspective all of a sudden.
Everything else is just clutter.