Monday, February 28, 2011


Jane Russell Dies at 89.

Jane Russell, one of Hollywood’s most memorable sex symbols from the 1940s and 1950s who starred in films such as the The Outlaw and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, died today at her home in Santa Maria, Calif., of a respiratory illness, the Associated Press has confirmed. She was 89 years old.

The Minnesota-born actress was originally discovered by eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes when he cast her in Outlaw, which rocketed her to overnight fame and caused controversy because of the cleavage she showed in the film. Over the years, Russell starred alongside a bevy of Hollywood stars, notably Frank Sinatra and Groucho Marx (1951′s Double Dynamite), Bob Hope (1948′s The Paleface), Clark Gable (1955′s The Tall Men), and Marilyn Monroe (1953′s Gentlemen Prefer Blondes).

While Russell’s career began to slow in the 1960s and her last film role came in 1970’s Darker Than Amber, she made a return to prominence in the 1970s, doing commercials for Playtex’s line of full-figured bras.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Tensions tend to run high at the gym...

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I presume that we have not met neither have we communicated before firstly, my name is Mrs. Francisca Cyril I am the wife of late Mr. Kenneth Cyril My late husband Mr. Kenneth Cyril, was a business man, experience in crude oil and diamond trading based in Accra-Ghana and Abidjan-Cote d'Ivoire, when he was alive, he was poisoned by his business associates on one of their business trips in France He died last Two months at the age of 53 after a brief illness in a private hospital Here in (Abidjan) Cote d' Ivoire, Could you believe that the tradition and custom of the town and Village where my late husband came from demands that any woman Who does not have a male child for the husband, that when ever the husband dies, all the properties including cash will be shared among the late husband brothers and the woman will be sent out of the husband house just like that. My dear, this is exactly what I am going through right now since last Two Months my husband died.

My late husband brothers has taken all the properties belonging to my late husband including bank account and as well sent me out of my Husband's house just because I do not have a male child for my late husband this is a waked tradition and believe. As am talking to you now, I and my only daughter are going through hell at the moment. Right now, I am having in my position all the vital documents relating to the sum of $10 million dollars which my late husband deposited with a bank, and he made all the vital Documents with my name as the next of kin before his death.

Please remember that I cannot make use of this fund here due to forces surrounding me at the moment.

As you know I am the next of kin to the deposit but my late husband made the beneficiary as foreign partner, but no name or contact of the beneficiary was mentioned by him during the time of deposit as he was still looking for partnership abroad before his untimely death. As of now I have the right to use any one I may choose as the beneficiary, this is why I contacted you as the beneficiary of the deposit.

Please have mercy at the poor widow like me and help me and my daughter out of this mess. I strongly believe that the only way I can secure this money for myself is to act fast now and lift this money overseas that is the main reason why I am contacting you for your assistance. Please, as soon as this fund is lifted into your country, you can go ahead and have 20% for your time and patience in helping me, while you will help me invest the balance in any business venture that will be profitable for both of us (You and I) Please if you are willing to help I am waiting for your urgent response.Please note that, I don't need any telephone communication in this regard because of my health hence the presence of my husband's relatives around me always and I don't want them to know about this money.


Yours Sincerely,

Mrs. Francisca Cyril

Lord knows, I find it very hard to tolerate mere males...

"Frequently, too, nature plays ghastly pranks on humans. Thus many of history’s—and the present’s—irresistible, beautiful women heartbreakers can’t tolerate mere males. They prefer women—homosexuals, like themselves."
read the rest here.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Friday, February 18, 2011


The Plaza, circa 1912.

Alas, another long weekend has taken me by surprise, Forgot to get a boyfriend, forgot to make romantic travel plans. It's just going to be me, the couch a couple of James M Cain Novels and some 1950's Sci fi DVDS.

Voyage of the Rock Aliens

I know Ruth Gordon has made her mark in horror, but THIS level of horror????

Thursday, February 17, 2011


Can I type that paper for you as well?

My first reference question of the day:

I'm writing a paper regarding economic problems facing metropolitan areas in the US.Can you please help me find these problems and possibly find me resources to come up with a solution?

Is it wrong?

That I want a blue-black leopard skin speedo, chic tassels on the side, with a head of luxurious blue black hair to match? Also the blue-plaid number our day glow blond is wearing in upper right? I know the coloring and pattern is a tad out fashion but still....We likey!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Bottle living

You know I would GLADLY start watching footballl...

if they'd include a few more locker room musical numbers.

"Miami Go Go"

It's official, We're tired of winter and could sorely use a vacation.


Just sayin'!

Just because your female!

Living with a man can be the most beautiful thing????
Just a whisper of mint????

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

You know what the meetings are like....

"Hello, My name is Gerda and it's been six months since my last spanking"

All: "Hello Gerda!"

Remnants of valentine's day

The last remaining slice of chocolate cherry bundt cake I baked for my roommate's dinner party. I brought it to work and it's now residing on the waist lines of my fellow employees.


It's good to have them.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Not even for a moment?

Who here hasn't suffered separation anxiety from Dick?

Love Beads!

Bobby Sherman's to be exact.

An unmustachioed Tom Selleck showering

Followed by a young Patti Deutsch, Teri Garr and Penny Marshall. Brought to you by Safeguard, apparently the Axe body spray of it's day.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Office eye candy

Or the dearth thereof....

So our water osmosis system had imploded and we've had to call in a repairman. Usually this results in something visually stimulating, or at the very least a fresh face to the scene . Not so today. The guy they've sent over looks like a refugee from a tenth grade camera club. I'm tempted to serve him milk and cookies along with a lecture him on the perils of visiting unknown offices full of strangers.

Monday, February 7, 2011

In this issue:

In truth: "What I did this weekend"

Friday, February 4, 2011

Once upon a time, there were three little girls who went to the police academy....

Bet you all didn't know David Cameron was such a good buddy of mine:

Subject: $820000 .00 United states Dollars

FROM: "Maria Elisabeth Heidegger"

My associate has helped me to send your first payment

of $7,500 USD to you as instructed by Mr. David Cameron

the United Kingdom prime minister after the last G20

meeting that was held in United Kingdom, making you one

of the beneficiaries. Here is the information below.

MTCN Numbers: 6096147516

Sender First Name Is = Johannes

Second Name = Davis

I told him to keep sending you $7,500 USD twice a week

until the FULL payment of ($820000.00 United State Dollars)

is completed.

A certificate will be made to change the Receiver Name as

stated by the British prime minister, send your Full Names

and address via Email to: Mr Garry Moore

You cannot pickup the money until you have obtianed your certificate.


Mr. Garry Moore.

Tel: +(44) 702 401 4955.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Inquiring minds want to know....

Personally I go for a combination of all three.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

WOW! The FBI really needs my help! Also some basic grammar lessons.






We believe this notification meets you in a very good present state of mind and health. We the Federal bureau of investigation (FBI) Washington DC, and The Economic And Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is in conjunction with some other relevant Investigation Agencies here in the United states of America, We were recently been informed through our Global intelligence monitoring network that you presently have a transaction going on with the United Nations (UN) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) also With the Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF)as regards to your over-due contract payment which was fully endorsed in your favor accordingly.

It might interest you to know that we have taken out time in screening through this project as stipulated on our protocol of operation and have finally confirmed that your contract payment is 100% genuine and hitch free from all face and of which you have the lawful right to claim your fund without any further delay.

Having said all this, we will further advise that you go ahead in contacting FEDEX COURIER DELIVERY HEAD MANAGER OF THE INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING DEPARTMENT MR BROWN WALTERS.

In addendum, also be informed that we recently had a meeting with the Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria And the State Finance Department, in the person of Mallam Sanusi Lamido and Mr. Mansur Muhtar and along with some of the top officials of the Ministry regarding your case and they made us to understand that your file has been held in abase depending on when you personally come for the claim. They also told us that the only problem they are facing right now is that some unscrupulous element are using this project as an avenue to scam innocent people off their hard earned money by impersonating the Executive Governor and other SHIPPING COMPANY.

We were also made to understand that a lady with name Mrs.. Sarah Johnson from Florida Try to Claim your fund Package from The Fedex Courier Shipping company and also told Mr Brown Walter that you sent her to come and claim THE ATM CARD PACKAGE WHICH WORTH THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF TWENTY MILLION USD AND THIS INCLUDE INTEREST RATE UNTILL DATE.

MR Brown Walters did the wise thing by insisting on hearing from you personally before they go ahead on and sending the package which contain the ATM CARD AND ALL IT BACK UP DOCUMENT TO THE LADY so that was the main reason why they contacted us to assist them to investigations the case.

They further informed us that we should warn our dear citizens who must have been informed of the contract payment which was awarded to them from the Central Bank of Nigeria, and the United Nations (UN) to be very careful prior to this irregularities so that they don't fall victim to this ugly circumstance.

And if in case you are already dealing with anybody or office claiming to be from the Central Bank of Nigeria OR the United Nations (UN) And FedEx Shipping company, you are further advised to STOP further contact with them in your best interest, and now i want you to contact immediately the real office of the FEDEX SHIPPING COMPANY IN CHARGE OF YOUR ATM CARD PACKAGE AND ALL OTHER BACK UP DOCUMENT SO IT CAN BE SHIPPED TO YOU ONCE THEY RECEIVE YOUR MESSAGE.

I want you to note that you are only going to pay them for the security keeping fee of the ATM card, because the delivery fee have been paid by the FORMAL LATE PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA, WE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) were been aware payment for the security keeping fee only and is going to cost two hundred and fifty dollars ($250), please i want you to note this now, if you know you are ready to received your ATM card Package, i want you to contact the the FedEx Courier Company and ask them when they are going to ship your ATM card package to you, but note you are going to pay them for the security Keeping fee, before they can give the go ahead of the delivery of your ATM CARD package.

To effect the release of your fund valued at $20 million you are advised to contact the director of dispatch officer Mr.Brown Walters with the noted information below,



On contacting him do provide him with the following information required from you so that will can facilitate your


Your full Name:.....................

Your Address:......................





Home/Cell Phone:...................


Meanwhile, we will advise you to contact the FEDEX OFFICE ABOVE THROUGH EMAIL OR PHONE immediately and request that they should attend to your payment file as directed to enable you receive your contract fund accordingly.

Ensure you follow all their procedure as may be required by them as that will further help hasten up the whole procedures as regards to the transfer of your fund to you as designated. Also have in mind that the FEDEX INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING DEPARTMENT equally have their own protocol of operation as stipulated on their shipping terms, so delay could be very dangerous. Once again, we will advise that you contact them with the above email address or phone and make sure you forward to them all the necessary information which they may require from you to enble them to confirm your data through their monitor system prior to the release of your fund to you accordingly.

All modalities has already been worked out even before you were contacted and note that we will be monitoring all your dealings with them as you proceed so you don't have anything to worry about.

All we require from you henceforth is an update so as to enable us be on track with you and the FEDEX INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING DEPARTMENT.

Without wasting much time, will want you to contact them immediately with the above email address so as to enable them attend to your case accordingly without any further delay as time is already running out.

If in case you need any more information in regards to this notification, feel free to get back to us so that we can brief you more as we are here to guide you during and after this project has been completely perfected and you have received your contract fund as stated.

Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation in advance as we earnestly await your urgent response to this matter.

Best Regards remember Once you contact him keep me update,


Federal Bureau of Investigation

J. Edgar Hoover Building

935 Pennsylvania Avenue,

NW Washington, D.C.

20535-0001, USA




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It happens

Oh! Hi honey! Gosh, you're home early! You remember Ted from across the street don't you? He came over to help me clean out those gutters, and well you see his clothes got a little dirty so I thought why not wash em? you know, nothing wrong with that. And then we found junior's toys all over the laundry room. you see, and.... My goodness you look pretty today honey! Is that a new sweater?