Thursday, August 31, 2006

Photobucket - Video and Image HostingThat's what I feel like doing when I can't get Microsoft Word to do what I want it to.

I was trying to group three things together and had a hard time doing it.  It FINALLY got done.

Sometimes I think Word has a mind of its own.  I think computers do too.  I also think they do things just to annoy us, like crash.  They get us nice and attached to them so we pay attention to them, get attached to going online and do what we do online, and then they crash.  They want us to pay attention to just them without going online.  They break down so we have to fix them.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting  I can't think of anything to write about.  I had today off because of a tropical storm that was supposed to be a hurricane.  It ended up being a tropical depression.  I love time off.  In fact I'd like more time off to do whatever.

Tomorrow I go back to work.  Yes, I do use four letter words.  Work is a four letter word.  Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

What some people will do for their pets

Woman crashes when teaching dog to drive

Mon Aug 28, 8:19 PM ET

A woman in Hohhot, the capital of north China's Inner Mongolia region, crashed her car while giving her dog a driving lesson, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday.

No injuries were reported although both vehicles were slightly damaged, it said.
The woman, identified only be her surname, Li, said her dog "was fond of crouching on the steering wheel and often watched her drive," according to Xinhua.

"She thought she would let the dog 'have a try' while she operated the accelerator and brake," the report said. "They did not make it far before crashing into an oncoming car."

Xinhua did not say what kind of dog or vehicles were involved but Li paid for repairs.

My comments

Who in their right mind would teach a dog to drive? I know you can teach a dog to do almost anything, but to drive?

Let's say you did teach your dog to drive, imagine the possiblities. YOu could sleep on your way to work, providing your dog was a good driver. but the thing is, would the dog knwo what time to pick you up?

I saw a cute T-shirt at work today. Toto wrote Dorothy a letter, from the Wizard of Oz. It said,

"Dear Dorothy,

I hate Oz. I took the ruby slippers. Find your own way home.


I thought that was so cute.

Ernesto, again...

Ernesto is still a tropical storm. If we can survive a bunch of major hurrcanes, we can survive an itty bitty tropical storm. All this hype about Ernesto turning into a catagory 3 hurricane, honestly!

Monday, August 28, 2006


We may get hit by yet another hurricane. Boss Lady said we weren’t going to get any this year, so we’ll see. Ernesto is now a Tropical Storm. It supposed to gain hurricane strength by the time it reaches Florida. It’s supposed to hit the Keys first, so they’re evacuating all the tourists. Every time they do this the silly hurricane goes some place else. EVERY SINGLE time it seems. All of Florida is under a hurricane watch.

We’ll know more as it heads this way.


What gets to me, is, last year we had plenty of time to prepare. Wilma took its sweet time getting here. It kept stalling and taunting Florida. You still had the long lines at the gas station and waiting for food stamps and everything.

Stay tuned...

Sunday, August 27, 2006


What would you think of someone who doens't like America, and thinks this country is a joke, who lives here, and won't go back to their own country? Plus this person has fathered two children and won't support his own kids. This person is on disability.

I believe this person is on disability so he doesn't have to support his own kids. This person also has 2 part time jobs and is too lazy to get up in the morning. One job is off the books.

What would you think of such a person?

Saturday, August 26, 2006

My work week...

First off, let me say I will try to start blogging on a regular basis. I will try not to slack off. I just have to find stuff to write about.

My work weed starts on Tueday and ends on Saturday. 5 days straight. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. I have 2 days off. Sunday and Monday. I hate that schedule. I want my weekends, Saturday and Sunday off. That's how its supposed to be.

I consider my work week to be Monday to Friday. L:ke this:

Tuesday is my Monday
Wednesday is my Tuesday
Thursdzy is my Wednesday
Friday is my Thursday
Saturday is my Friday

Is that so hard? No, I didn't think so. Boss lady doesn't like it that way. She's happy with the days of the week we work. So to keep every body happy I just keep my mouth shut and keep my week the way I like it.

When one of us takes a Saturday off and Friday is their last day, it is actually Friday for them.


Friday, August 25, 2006

The people I work with

are something else.

First we have the “Screecher” this one has a high pitched voice when they talk loudly. She’ll be right next to you and then schreech. She’ll watch you jump and then laugh.

Then we have “Loud Mouth.” You know when she’s around. She speaks loudly and yells. And if she’s not saying anything she bangs things around. This one is LOUD. She talks like a sailor or truck driver.

I don't work with these two all day, but we do run into each other. I work for a non profit organization processing donated clothes. I work with people who hang the clothes. I process and pick out the good stuff and the hanger hangs them on a rack and brings the rack out and someone else puts them away, like Big Mouth.

My supervisor will be referred to as the "Boss lady." I called her a bad name one time and found out that was not a good idea.

I process clothe for the "Grabber" in the morning and "Slacker" in the afternoon. Grabber grabz the clothes and quick hangs them before I even know there gone and then wants more clothes. As soon as I turn my back the clothes are gone. If I'm not finished with them, I have to quick grab them back and finish with them.

"Slacker" is the total opposite. You have to push clothes to him or he won't touch them, unless, of course you give him the clothes out of order they were processed in.

These are some real characters.

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Survivor is going to be better than ever!!!

A Racy Twist for "Survivor"

By Gina SerpeWed Aug 23, 7:21 PM ET

Some may call it exploiting racial tensions. CBS calls it darn good television.

Jeff Probst popped in on The Early Show Wednesday morning, confirming the reports that the 20 castaways for Survivor: Cook Islands will be grouped by race, with competitors divided into four tribes consisting of whites, blacks, Asians and Hispanics.

Apparently, "separate but equal" holds only the warmest of connotations for Mark Burnett.

Like a good host, Probst had nothing but praise for the producers' controversial brainchild, calling the exercise in segregation a valuable social experiment, rather than a stunt to dig up some controversy--and raise ratings.

"The idea for this actually came from the criticism that Survivor was not ethnically diverse enough, because for whatever reason, we always have a low number of minority applicants apply for the show," Probst said.

"So we set out and said, 'Let's turn this criticism into creative for the show.' And I think it fits perfectly with what Survivor does, which is, it is a social experiment. And this is adding another layer to that experiment, which is taking the show to a completely different level."

Different level, yes. Good level, still to be determined.

"If I had been a producer of this show, it is not an idea I would have come up with or given approval to," Robert Thompson, director of the Center for the Study of Popular Television at Syracuse University, told E! Online. "It's like a return back to segregated leagues in sports. The unseemly interest this will invite certainly is not worth the dramatic elements it's going to bring."

"To the less-than-open minded person, it is very easy to trash us," Burnett explained to Entertainment Weekly. "But we're smart enough to not make it negative. We're smart enough to have gotten rid of every racist person in casting."

Though more to the point, the producers haven't and can't weed out every racially sensitive person in their audience who may take offense to the seemingly archaic, and potentially socially irresponsible, division.

While the 43-year-old host admitted that the players themselves had "mixed reactions" to the racial separation, he made clear that the division was not meant to incite any controversy, add to the tension during the competition or simply be viewed as a gimmick.

"Our original idea was simply to have the most ethnically diverse group of people on TV. It wasn't until we got to casting and started noticing this theme of ethnic pride that we started thinking, 'Wow, if culture is still playing such a big part in these people's lives, that's our idea. Let's divide them based on ethnicity,' " he said.

Though not everyone is as excited about the idea as Probst and his Survivor crew.

"It sounds like a gimmick a lot of people are going to have real issues as to the taste of," Thompson said.

Referencing Burnett's previous experiments on Survivor and The Apprentice to divide teams by boys vs. girls and, more recently on the latter, by street smarts vs. book smarts, Thompson said that "these things don't often work so well in less dicey situations."

And any publicity is good publicity, right?

"As far as getting some attention, getting it talked about again, this'll do it," Thompson said. "Survivor is a great game. It's the gold standard of reality TV. But nobody seems to talk about it anymore."

Or watch it.

Survivor: Cook Islands will be the reality show's 13th installment and comes on the heels of the least watched season in the series' history. Despite garnering an Emmy nod for Best Reality Competition, Survivor: Panama--Exile Island, which split the tribes based on gender and age, averaged a franchise-low 16.8 million viewers. Hence the latest drastic measure.

CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler told EW that while she was hesitant to give the go-ahead on the "risky idea," she finally relented, saying it was the logical next step in "a show that explores social politics."

"It's not just 18 white people," Probst told the magazine. "Suddenly you have new slang, new rituals--people doing things like making fire in ways that haven't been done on Survivor. I think we have a season where people will say you can never go back to what you were before."

It's not the first time a primetime reality show has flirted with race, though it will be the first time one follows through.

Last year, Donald Trump hinted that The Apprentice was toying with the idea of dividing his two teams by race, only to backtrack on the notion when backlash started up, saying "I personally don't like it, so it will never happen."

Survivor: Cook Islands kicks off Sept. 14. Here's a list of the competitors:

  • Rebecca Borman, 24, makeup artistLaurelton, New York;
  • Anh-Tuan "Cao Boi" Bui, 42, nail salon managerChristiansburg, Virginia;
  • Sekou Bunch, 45, jazz musician, Los Angeles;
  • J.P. Calderon, 30, pro volleyball player, Marina Del Rey, California;
  • Cristina Coria, 35, police officer, Los Angeles;
  • Stephannie Favor, 35, nursing student, Columbia, South Carolina;
  • Billy Garcia, 36, heavy metal guitarist, New York City;
  • Adam Gentry, 28, copier sales, San Diego;
  • Nathan Gonzalez, 26, retail sales, Los Angeles;
  • Jenny Guzon-Bae, 36, real estate agent, Lake Forest, Illinois;
  • Yul Kwon, 31, management consultant, San Mateo, California;
  • Becky Lee, 28, attorney, Washington, D.C.;
  • Oscar "Ozzy" Lusth, 25, waiter, Venice, California;
  • Cecilia Mansilla, 29, technology risk consultant, Oakland;
  • Sundra Oakley, 31, actress, Los Angeles;
  • Jonathan Penner, 44, writer/producer,
  • Los Angeles; Parvati Shallow, 23, boxer/waitress, Los Angeles;
  • Jessica Smith, 27, performance artist/rollergirl, Chico, California;
  • Brad Virata, 29, fashion director, Los Angeles;
  • Candice Woodcock, 23, premed student, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Watch out!

When you go to bed at night and forget to shut down your computer, do you know where your icons are?What they are doing?

See what goes on....
Turn up the sound and Click on the link below"

Thursday, August 17, 2006

What I don't understand is how was this an accident???

Suspect says Ramsey death 'an accident'

By SUTIN WANNABOVORN, Associated Press Writer 23 minutes ago

BANGKOK, Thailand - A former American school teacher said publicly Thursday he was with

JonBenet Ramsey when she was killed and called the 6-year-old's death "an accident," a stunning admission that should help answer 10 years of questions in the unsolved murder case.

John Mark Karr, 41, will be taken within the week to Colorado, where he will face charges of first degree murder, kidnapping and child sexual assault, Ann Hurst of the Department of Homeland Security told a news conference in Bangkok.

"I was with JonBenet when she died," John Mark Karr told reporters afterward, visibly
nervous and stuttering as he spoke. "Her death was an accident."

Asked if he was innocent of the crime, Karr said: "No."

Karr confessed to the killing after his arrest Wednesday at his downtown Bangkok apartment by Thai and American authorities, said Lt. Gen. Suwat Tumrongsiskul, head of Thailand's immigration police.

He said Karr insisted his crime was not first-degree murder but that she died during a kidnapping attempt that went awry.

"He said it was second-degree murder. He said it was unintentional. He said he was in love with the child, she was a pageant queen," Suwat said.

Karr declined to say what his connection was to the Ramsey family. Dressed in a turquoise polo shirt and khaki trousers, he appeared ashen with an expressionless look on his face.

An attorney for the Ramsey family said Wednesday that Karr once lived near the family in Conyers, Ga.

JonBenet was found beaten and strangled in the basement of the family's home in Boulder, Colo., on Dec. 26, 1996.

Wednesday's arrest was a surprise development in one of America's most lurid murder cases, which had left a cloud of suspicion over her family after years went by with no arrests. Some feared the case would never be solved.

Striking video images of the blonde-haired girl in child beauty pageants helped propel the case into one of the highest-profile mysteries in the United States.

A law enforcement source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the AP that Karr had been communicating periodically with somebody in Boulder who had been following the case and cooperating with law enforcement officials.

A University of Colorado spokesman, Barrie Hartman, said journalism professor Michael

Tracey communicated with Karr over several months and contacted police. The university spokesman said he didn't know what prompted Tracey to become suspicious of Karr.

Tracey produced a documentary in 2004 called "Who Killed JonBenet?" A woman who answered the phone at a number under his name said he didn't live there anymore; his office phone mailbox was full.

The Ramseys learned that police were investigating Karr at least a month before the June death of JonBenet's mother, Patsy Ramsey, of ovarian cancer, the family said.

In a statement Wednesday, father John Ramsey said that if his wife had lived to see Karr's arrest, she "would no doubt have been as pleased as I am with today's development almost 10 years after our daughter's murder."

Suwat quoted Karr as saying he tried to kidnap JonBenet for a $118,000 ransom but that his plan went awry and he strangled her. Patsy Ramsey reported finding a ransom note in the house demanding $118,000 for her daughter.

Investigators said at one point that JonBenet's parents were under an "umbrella of
suspicion" in the slaying, and some news accounts cast suspicion on JonBenet's older
brother, Burke. But the Ramseys insisted an intruder killed their daughter, and no one was ever charged.

Over the years, some experts suggested that investigators had botched the case so
thoroughly that it might never be solved. The Ramseys moved back to Atlanta after their aughter's slaying.

"It's been a very long 10 years, and I'm just sorry Patsy isn't here for me to hug her neck," said Lin Wood, the family's longtime attorney.

"John and Patsy lived their lives knowing they were innocent, trying to raise a son despite the furor around them," Wood told MSNBC.

Suwat said U.S. authorities informed Thai police on Aug. 11 that an arrest warrant had been issued for Karr on charges of premeditated murder. The warrant was sent to Thai police on Wednesday.

"Through investigation we were able to determine where his residence was and the Thais arrested him," Hurst said. "He did not resist. He did express surprise."

Hurst said Karr has been "very cooperative" with authorities and that he's shown a "variety of emotions."

Suwat said Karr arrived in Bangkok on June 6 from Malaysia to look for a teaching job. It was not clear whether he had gotten a job, the police officer said.

Karr's visa has been revoked as an "undesirable person" given the accusations against him, and U.S. authorities were expected to take him to the United States in the next few days, Suwat said.

Hurst, with the department's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Bangkok, said that Karr had left the United States several years ago and had not returned.

The immigration and customs office had assisted the Boulder County District Attorney's Office and the Royal Thai Police in the investigation.

The suspect, who has been in Thailand five times over the past two years, was being
detained by immigration police pending arrival of U.S. officials, Suwat said.

When asked how he could travel for so many years in Asia, and whether he was independently wealthy, Hurst responded, "We're asking the same questions."

Police said Karr had been living in a dormitory-style hotel called The Blooms in a
neighborhood of massage parlors and travel agents that cater to expatriate residents and sex tourists. The nine-story hotel offers rooms for as short as three-hour rentals.

The district attorney in Boulder, Mary Lacy, said the arrest followed several months of work.

She said Karr, who had traveled extensively across the world, may also be connected to a prior case in Santa Rosa County, Calif. She did not provide further details.

Sonoma County Chief Deputy District Attorney Joan Risse confirmed the child pornography charges and arrest warrant against a John Mark Karr, though she cautioned that she didn't know if he was the same person held Bangkok. State records show Karr lost his teaching credential in 2002.