Monday, March 24, 2008

The Great Zebra Escape

Circus zebras make brief escape onto Baltimore streets
Associated PressMar. 21, 2008 08:15 AM

BALTIMORE - Three zebras from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus briefly escaped from their downtown venue on Thursday but were quickly corralled by their trainer and two handlers. (Well…they were wearing the appropriate colors for a “jail” break.)

The zebras - Mali, Giza and Lima - spotted an open door (can’t you just see them all huddled around each other plotting? “Giza, Mali…make a run for it!”) at the 1st Mariner Arena and dashed into traffic on Hopkins Place, but were rounded up half a block away.

Carrie Coleman, a veterinary technician for the circus, told The (Baltimore) Sun it was a frightening incident because the animals were in traffic lanes before returning to the sidewalk. (Ok wait…the zebras returned to the sidewalk? All by themselves? Let me guess, that was part of their plan…they were trying to blend in, huh?)

"They may have thought they were headed home," (to where!? Africa? “Follow me my brothers! We are going home!) she said, adding that the zebras were not hurt.

The same three zebras, plus a fourth, made a similar escape in June during the circus' visit to Colorado Springs, Colo. (Okay, these zebras really need to stop watching Jumanji).

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Fifteen Years Ago...

I was a passenger in a white Chevy pick-up truck. The truck was racing down a bumpy dirt road through the cool Georgia morning.

It was time. She was on her way.

The sun had yet to rise, no one was on the streets and all was calm. Except for my husband who I prayed wouldn't get into a wreck on the way to the hospital. I couldn't remember how I was supposed to breathe or what I was supposed to do. Is it really supposed to hurt this much? Nature remembered what to do and took over for me.

Four hours and thirteen minutes later I heard the sweetest sound.

A little cry. From a little girl.

After the weighing and the measuring was through and visiting hours were over, I lay in my bed holding the miracle that had just passed through me. What had I done right in my life to deserve this child? I was humbled before God. She had ten little fingers, ten little toes and the face of an angel. I was unaware of my capacity to love another soul until this day. As I lay there staring at this most perfect child, a wave of emotion swept over me and I cried tears of joy, fear and devotion. Everything I had ever known about myself and my life had been changed forever and for better.

Fifteen years have passed since that day and I am still humbled by the blessing God bestowed upon me. She has made my life rich. She has made my life complete. I cherish each moment I've had with her and thank God every day. She has made me a better person and taught me love, patience, humility and grace.

Happy Birthday angel baby!! Mommy and Daddy love you to all our hearts!

Friday, March 7, 2008

Online Love Test

I found this Online love test on one of my favorite blogs and decided to see what it said about me. Here are my results...

The Priss: Deliberate Brutal Love Dreamer (DBLD) Mature. Responsible. Aristocratic. Excuse me. The Priss.

Prisses are the smartest of all female types. You're highly perceptive, and confident in your judgements. You'd take brutal honesty over superficiality any time--your friends always know where they stand with you. You're completely unfake. Don't tell me that's not a word. You're also excellent at redirecting internal negative energy.

These facts indicate people are often intimidated by you. They also fall for you, hard. You have a distant, composed allure that many find irresistible. If only more of them lived up to your standards.

You were probably the last among your friends to have sex. And the first to pretend that you're pregnant. LOL. Though you're inclined to use sex as weapon, at least it's not as one of mass destruction. You're choosier than most about your partners. A supportive relationship is what you're really after. Whether you know it or not, you need something steady & long-term. And soothing.

Your exact female opposite:
The Playstation

Random Gentle Sex Master
Always avoid: The Playboy (RGSM), The Loverboy (RGLM)

Consider: The Manchild (RBLD)

Take the test yourself

Monday, March 3, 2008

Britney, Britney, Britney

I just read an article on AZCentral about Britney Spears dumping her paparazzi boyfriend. It’s like the Flava of Love, I can’t help but read this shit. One person posted the following comment…

I'm sure Brittney will be able to handle this betrayal in a sophisticated, grown-up manner - and put it behind her for the betterment of her health and her family.

Or she's going to do more blow than Tony Montana just before a shoot-out with a Colombian drug cartel.

Is it wrong that I found that comment hilarious!? I wonder if she says, "Say hello to my little friend!" in a British accent?