Bonus Fact

Bonus Fact

If I’m in a store and “Rock With You” by Michael Jackson comes on, I have to dance.

It’s the law.



11 Facts About Me

11 facts about me

Hey hey  😀

I posted this on Facebook, so I might as well make it a blog entry for the WordPress Community!

1.  I hate the word “suture”.   It freaks me out.  I hate the definition, and I don’t like what it looks like. I’m freaking out right now.

2.  I write lists.  Lots of lists.  I even have a list of lists I want to write.  Most of said lists are written on….

3. ….envelopes!!!!   My mother used to write things on the backs of old envelopes (recipes, scriptures, shopping lists, etc.) and I noticed that I do it too.   In fact….

4. When my mother died, I put her last Mother’s Day card in the casket with her. I wrote a list of promises in it, but I ended up writing the rest of it on the back of the envelope because I remembered a few more things after I sealed it!
I think she would have appreciated it though.

5.  My all time favorite sandwich is peanut butter and bacon…..

6.  ….which is a shame because I draw closer and closer to becoming a vegetarian.

7.   I used to hate sweet potato pie!  When I finally tried it, I loved it, but unfortunately it gives me terrible heartburn, so now I CAN’T eat it.  GAH!

8.  So far in my life I have never broken a bone.  Thank you Jesus!

9.  I want to be a rock star when I grow up.  I’m keeping hope alive that it will happen.   (The growing up part.)

10.  I love the smell of puppy breath. Puppy lovers know what I mean.

11.  I read about 30 comic strips a day.  I am always looking for more to add to my collection.  My favorite one right now is Zen Pencils.  Check it out.

Quote Of My Week


“I wanted to post this the other day about our children are the future. I was dropping my boys off at school, and I wait until they both are inside the school. So all the kids wait outside until it is time to go inside. The things you hear some of these kids say. Kids picking on each other, saying mean things way more cruel than back in our day!! That is why I try to teach my boys, talk to them, educate them. It starts with us as parents! Some just are not paying attention to their children, don’t discipline them or teach them right from wrong! It’s sad! Well not I, I am trying to raise my young men to become good men, good human beings. Kids are so much more mean, and for someone to take their own life because of being bullied is just crazy that it has gotten that bad!! We had bullies in our day but you step to them and fist fight (no one was pulling guns back then) and earn their respect a lot of times you ended up friends, or they left you alone from that point on. Times have changed so much! As my bro says WAKE UP people, give our kids the tools they need to have a bright future, and to make this world a better place!”

Charles Massie Jr.


Daily Prompt: Audience of One

Daily Prompt: Audience of One  Picture the one person in the world you really wish were reading your blog. Write her or him a letter.


I knew it was over the night you left.   It felt like a final goodbye.   I wish you would’ve been a man and told me the truth.   I’m curious to know why you left, but I think I know the answer.

I heard you married the other girl, and now you’re divorced.  Who else did you cheat on her with?

Let’s see…..I’m 40 now, so that makes you….50. I wonder if you ever grew up. I thought I still loved/missed you, but now I know I loved/missed what we had.   I can’t deny it…it was blast to be with you.  I have absolutely no regrets.  But I was 23, that’s way too young to know about true love.

I have a few things to thank you for.

1.  Sushi. LOVE IT.
2.  Documentaries.
3.  How to make a good martini.

4.  How to tell a good joke (timing you always said).

5.  The best advice you EVER gave me:   Always try something first, then you can say you’ve done it, even if you didn’t like it.   Like oysters.  Vile little things.

6.  Knowing what to NOT  allow  in a relationship (“I didn’t sleep with her, she only gave me  head, so I don’t know why you’re upset.”  I can’t BELIEVE how stupid I was then!! I must have been completely punch drunk in lust with you).

Thanks for all of that.

You said I would never meet anyone as great as you.  Just so you know, you were 100% wrong. I met a great guy and I’ve been with him for 10 years (married for 7) and he’s
everything you’re not: kind, respectful, loving.   Most important of all: he loves me, and doesn’t care that my skin is a different color.

I used to wish that you’d rot in hell.  But now I pray that you’re well, and that you’ve met someone special.  But I can assure you that you will NEVER meet anyone as great as me.


The Jackass Story


Hey hey…  😀

Every now and then, when I’m feeling down and need a laugh, I read this e-mail.   Obviously, DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME.   It’s a long one (sorry) but stay with it.  I don’t think it’s true, but it still makes me lmao.  I hope you find it as funny as I did, and still do!   :lol:   Sorry if I offend anyone.  🙂

> Subject: How to make your day

> For all of you who occasionally have a really bad day when you 
just need to take it out on someone!!!  Don't take that bad day 
out on someone you know, take it out on someone you DON'T know!!!
> Now get this.  I was sitting at my desk, when I remembered a 
phone call I had to make.  I found the number and dialed it. 
A man answered nicely saying, "Hello?"
> I politely said, "This is Patrick Hanifin and could I please
speak to Robin Carter?"
> Suddenly the phone was slammed down on me!  I couldn't believe
> that anyone could be that rude.  I tracked down Robin's correct
> number and called her.  She had transposed the last two digits
> incorrectly.

> After I hung up with Robin, I spotted the wrong number still 
lying there on my desk.  I decided to call it again.
> When the same person once more answered, I yelled "You're a
> jackass!" and hung up.
> Next to his phone number I wrote the word "jackass", and put 
it in my desk drawer.  Every couple of weeks, when I was paying 
bills, or had a really bad day, I'd call him up.  He'd answer,
and I'd yell, "You're a jackass!"  It would always cheer me up.
> Later in the year the phone company introduced caller ID.  This
was a real disappointment for me, as I would have to stop 
calling the jackass.
> Then one day I had an idea.  I dialed his number, then heard 
his voice,  "Hello."  I made up a name.  "Hi.  This is the sales 
office of the telephone company and I'm just calling to see if
you're familiar with our caller ID program?"
> He went, "No!" and slammed the phone down. I quickly called 
him back and said,  "That's because you're a jackass!"
> The reason I took the time to tell you this story, is to 
show you how if here's ever anything really bothering you, 
you can do something about it.  Just dial 823-4863.
> [Keep reading, it gets better.]
> The old lady at the mall really took her time pulling out 
of her parking space.  I didn't think she was ever going to
leave. Finally, her car began to move and she started to very 
slowly back out of the slot.
> I backed up a little more to give her plenty of room to pull 
out. Great, I thought, she's finally leaving.  All of a sudden 
this black Camaro came flying up the parking aisle in the wrong
direction and pulls into her space.
> I started honking my horn and yelling, "You can't just do 
that, Buddy.  I was here first!"
> The guy climbed out of his Camaro completely ignoring me. 
He walked toward the mall as if he didn't even hear me.
> I thought to myself, this guy's a jackass, there sure a lot 
of jackasses in this world.  I noticed he had a "For Sale" sign 
in the back window of his car.  I wrote down the number.  Then 
I hunted for another place to park.
> A couple of days later, I'm at home sitting at my desk. 
I had just gotten off the phone after calling 823-4863 and 
yelling, "You're a jackass!"
> (It's really easy to call him now since I have his number 
on speed dial.)
> I noticed the phone number of the guy with the black Camaro 
lying on my desk and thought I'd better call this guy, too.
> After a couple rings someone answered the phone and said,
> "Hello." I said, "Is this the man with the black Camaro 
for sale?"
> "Yes, it is."
> "Can you tell me where I can see it?"
> "Yes, I live at 1802 West 34th street.  It's a yellow house 
and the car's parked right out front."
> I said, "What's your name?"
> "My name is Don Hansen."
> "When's a good time to catch you, Don?"
> "I'm home in the evenings."
> "Listen Don, can I tell you something?"
> "Yes,"
> "Don, you're a jackass!" And I slammed the phone down.
> After I hung up I added Don Hansen's number to my speed dialer.
> For a while things seemed to be going better for me.  Now when 
I had a problem I had two jackasses to call.  Then, after several
months of calling the jackasses and hanging up on them, it just 
wasn't as enjoyable as it used to be.
> I gave the problem some serious thought and came up with a
> solution:
> First, I had my phone dial Jackass #1.  A man answered 
nicely saying, "Hello."
> I yelled "You're a jackass!", but I didn't hang up.
> The jackass said, "Are you still there?"
> I said, "Yeah."
> He said, "Stop calling me."
> I said, "No."
> He said, "What's your name, Pal?"
> I said, "Don Hansen."
> He said "Where do you live?"
> "1802 West 34th Street. It's a yellow house and my black
Camaro's parked out front."
> "I'm coming over right now, Don. You'd better start saying
 your prayers."
> "Yeah, like I'm really scared, Jackass!" and I hung up.
> Then I called Jackass #2.
> He answered, "Hello."
> I said, "Hello, Jackass!"
> He said, "If I ever find out who you are..."
> "You'll what?"
> "I'll kick your butt."
> "Well, here's your chance. I'm coming over right now 
Jackass!" And I hung up.
> Then I picked up the phone and called the police. I told 
them I was at 1802 West 34th Street and that I was going to 
kill my gay lover as soon as he got home.
Another quick call to Channel 13 about the gang war going on 
down W. 34th Street.
> After that I climbed into my car and headed over to 34th 
Street to watch the whole thing.
> Glorious!
> Watching two Jackasses kicking the crap out of each other
 in front of 6 squad cars and a police helicopter was one 
of the greatest experiences of my life!