Friday, October 08, 2010

I Love Austin Coffee Mugs from

Custom "I Love Austin" Coffee Mugs from - Columbus Day Sale - 14.92% off ALL ORDERS! Use Code: 1492COLUMBUS Ends Monday!

Rainbow Gym a Mystery Prize via FarmVille

This is nice! FarmVille is going to start sharing animations of various products so you have a better idea of what you'll be buying before you spend your money.

Halloween Haunted House FarmVille Podcast - Oct 8th

The podcast discusses what is up and coming for Halloween at Farmville ... candy, trick or treating, costumes, ghosts, etc...

Sponge Painting on Bottles

Sponge Painting on Bottles: "To go along with the potion bottle lesson I'm posting this week at, here's a quick sponge painting how-to."

Making Halloween potion bottles.

Bottle Painting Slideshow By Artist Joey Morales

Bottle Painting Slideshow By Artist Joey Morales

How to Paint Wine Bottles

How to Paint Wine Bottles

Creating Art Textures for Painting & Design with Plastic Wrap

Creating Art Textures for Painting & Design : Art Textures: Plastic Wrap Backgrounds

Daily Doodle Drawing Timelapse 1/25/09

I love the music with this daily doodle drawing...
see more at

Handmade Portraits: Maya Hayuk

Bright, colorful paintings and murals inspired by Ukranian heritage. "Muralist, photographer, painter, music video creator... Maya Hayuk prefers to simply call herself an artist, because under that moniker she has the freedom to work in whatever medium she wants at any given time.... Etsian Tara Young met with Maya first in her Brooklyn studio and then in Braddock, PA to talk about Ukrainian crafts, drippy paintings and working to revitalize depressed communities."

beatles doodle drawing timelapse 10/06/09

Cool doodle art! "beatles doodle drawing timelapse 10/06/09"

John Lennon Google Doodle

John Lennon Google Doodle

Aquarium Halloween Costume Idea

, originally uploaded by Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

Imagine this artwork I found on flickr on a cardboard box. Start by painting the whole box black and cut a hole for head and arms. Then paint a blue scene on front depicting an aquarium and add fish, seaweed and other decorations. Glitter might be fun and bright.

Reid to Obama: Sorry for 'no Negro Dialect' Remark

A segement by the Associated Press from January 2010 ...

Reid to Obama: Sorry for 'no Negro Dialect' Remark

Sharron Angle Leads Harry Reid in Latest Poll

Sharron Angle Leads Harry Reid in Latest Poll as of a few days back...

Harry Reid: "I Don't Know How Anyone Of Hispanic Heritage Could Be A Rep...

Short and to the point clip of Harry Reid sharing his attitude that: "I Don't Know How Anyone Of Hispanic Heritage Could Be A Republican."

Kinda curious why? Would the racism get thicker if he described why he thinks Hispanics need more social programs?

Florida Senate Candidate Marco Rubio Responds To Harry Reid's "Outrageous" Remarks On August 10, Harry Reid said, "I don't know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican, okay? Do I need to say more?" The next day, U.S. Senate Republican candidate from Florida Marco Rubio responded to these remarks on Fox News' "Fox and Friends."

Harry Reid Doesn't Like Smelly Tourists

People on his staff suggested he shouldn't remind the tourists they stink! What a staff! Kudos.

Harry Reid: Only 36,000 Lost Their Jobs Today

On March 5, 2010, Senator Harry Reid said, "Today is a big day in America. Only 36,000 people lost their jobs today, which is really good."

Paying income tax in America is Voluntary

Nevada Senator Harry Reid explaining taxes here in the United States.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

I Love Bodega Bay California Sweatshirt

Custom heart design on a dark shirt - I Love Bodega Bay, California Sweatshirt from


Red maple leaf custom stickers ... QUEBEC ROUND STICKER from Create your own by changing the wording.

QUEBEC ROUND STICKER from for Canadian shoppers.

Racist AP-GfK Poll

AP-GfK Poll: Working-class whites shun Dems article by the Associated Press as reported on Yahoo, has the media polling for ethnicity. Repeated theme of the article is that "better-educated whites" favor Dems and Obama, and that less-educated (stupid?) whites don't. The poll involved 1,000 random adults were chosen and interviewed on phone ... and pretty much the article only discusses the "416 whites without college degrees". So how many whites had degrees? What was the breakdown of other races? They didn't share any of that information. I'd like to know why. Was it not flattering? 

Interestingly, they didn't bring up that the modern education system that is failing our kids. It isn't just high school standards that have dropped. Literacy of College Graduates Is on Decline. "It's appalling -- it's really astounding," said Michael Gorman, president of the American Library Association and a librarian at California State University at Fresno. "Only 31 percent of college graduates can read a complex book and extrapolate from it. That's not saying much for the remainder."

It could very well be that some "less-educated" older Americans that went to public schools before the decline began in the late 60's-early 70's have a higher level of literacy than modern college graduates.

You Again

I went to go see the movie You Again a few hours back. It was silly if I didn't think too much about what I was laughing about. But, the theme was bullying. Which really isn't laughable.

Ironically, Elton John has a cartoon roll in an upcoming movie and the preview was shown this evening. The sound was off due to technical difficulties so I heard someone behind me use hate speech with regards to his sexuality.

She was an adult, sitting there with her boyfriend or husband in a quite room and the only thing she said loud enough for others to hear all night was hateful and mean. She said it loud. Perhaps thought others would think she was funny?

I hope she learned something from that movie. But, as for me, I was reminded in real life, bullies don't always have it in their heart to create happy endings for the people they enjoy terrorizing.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

1987 McDonald's Monopoly TV Commercial

1987 McDonald's Monopoly TV Commercial - Saw in my email today that Monolopy at McDonald's starting again. Back in 1987 I actually ate at McDonalds often enough that I still didn't win anything. These days I eat burgers few and far between. The only McDonald's burger I remember having for certain this calendar year was half of a cheeseburger out of my nephew's Happy Meal about two weeks ago before they moved back to Alaska. Oh, I did try a Big Mac Snack Wrap but it isn't great enough to get me eating beef regularly.

Ghost Raven Mousepad from

A digital painting of a ghostly raven in tree. The image taken in Southeast Alaska not all that far from BC. Here is the same mousepad for Canadian shoppers: Ghost Raven Mousepad from

What a character!

I read The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs by Alexander McCall Smith after a recommendation. This is one recommendation I'm pleased to have gotten. Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld of the Institute of Romance Philology was such a fun character to read about. I haven't laughed too hard to read in quite some time.

I'll definitely read the Portuguese Irregular Verbs: A Professor Dr von Igelfeld Entertainment Novel (the first in the series actually) and At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances featuring this character!

When my friend recommended Sausage Dogs I didn't realize at the time that this author wrote The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Movie Tie-in Edition). She's the kind of reader that when she tells me to read something, I just do. I was immediately pleased to discover that Alexander Mccall Smith was the author of the books on which the HBO series I watched was based. I have so many books on my to-do list a trip to the library is in order.

Donald Trump for President in 2012?

Donald Trump for President in 2012?

Custom I Love Suzy T-Shirts from Zazzle

Create your own custom "I Heart" shirt with this "I Love Suzy T-Shirt" from

The same customizable tee ... I Love Suzy T-Shirt from for Canadian shoppers.

Or again, that same tee with white font and black backround at ...I Love Suzy Dark Shirt by annaleeblysse.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Cute Sheep T-Shirt from

See both ends of a sheep on this two-sided tee. On the front you see the face, on the back you see the tail. The sheep on front-side comes from public domain image at ... the back created to match.

Shown here on an Infant Organic Creeper - The finest organic cotton for your baby. 100% organic baby rib cotton, combed for softness and comfort. Designed for easy on-and-off. Fits all babies – both boys and girls. Triple-seat snaps for bottom/diaper closure. Imported.

The same tee Cute Sheep T-Shirt from for UK shoppers.

I Love Strawberry Shortcake Aprons

Custom gifts for the cook! I Love Strawberry Shortcake Aprons from ... an easy to customize apron by changing the two word phrase.

I Love Strawberry Shortcake Aprons from for Canadian shoppers.

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Pinky and the Brain: Christmas Wish

VIA ... coloradocartoon Pinky and the Brain: Christmas Wish

Nevermore Raven Greeting Cards from Zazzle

Nevermore Raven Cards from - "The raven croaks 'Nevermore' in this Edgar Allan Poe inspired design, available in both black or red!"

Ghost Raven Greeting Card from Zazzle

Ghost Raven Card card
Ghost Raven Card by annaleeblysse
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Ghost Raven Greeting Card from ... a ghostly black and white artistic photo of the silhouette of a raven in a tree. Customize to create a Halloween card.

The House Hippo

Great television advertisement featuring House Hippos.

I Love Montreal Shirts from Zazzle

I Love Montreal Tee at by annaleeblysse at for Canadian shoppers.

I Love Montreal Shirts from - Shown here on a Ladies Twofer Sheer (Fitted) tee. Cute outfit! That’s what you’ll hear when you wear this longer-length mock-layered tee. Contrasting neck band, sleeves and hem make it look like you’re wearing two shirts. Made from pre-shrunk 3.2 oz 100% sheer cotton jersey. NOTE: Sizes run small. Order 1 to 2 sizes larger for looser fit. Imported