Saturday, April 22, 2006

Happy Earth Day

Dear Earth,

Happy Earth Day! I just want to start by saying I'm sorry. You have been abused for thousands of years from us stupid humans. We have taken advantage of you and who can blame you for fighting back...hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, tsunamis, greenhouse effects, and so on. I'm sorry!

I'm also sorry for our government for being a bunch of cheap bastards. They treat us like shit, too. No excuses, but I just thought you should know they don't care about us either. I'm so sorry our stupid president wants to test a nuclear bomb in Nevada on June 2nd. He's a weasel, and I know hate is a strong word, but I truly hate that man. He is rotten to the core, and he simple doesn't care about anybody but himself. Not to mention he is a lying sac of shit! He's like a kid in a candy store...he has all this power and he is using it for bad instead of good. He is attacking any country he has issues with, but he doesn't consider the impact he is having on you. Dropping his bombs and creating pain and turmoil in his wake. He thinks he is protecting the American people, but all he is doing is pissing these people off. It won't be long until they retaliate and hurt us and in return hurt you.

I'm so sorry for everything...please forgive us.

Love from someone who cares

P.S. Here are song lyrics posted below from other humans who care about what is happened on you and to the people that live here. I know it doesn't really address your agony, but indirectly when people are suffering because of this man, you in turn suffer.

"Dear Mr. President"
(Pink lyrics, feat. Indigo Girls)

Dear Mr. President
Come take a walk with me
Let's pretend we're just two people and
You're not better than me
I'd like to ask you some questions if we can speak honestly
What do you feel when you see all the homeless on the street
Who do you pray for at night before you go to sleep
What do you feel when you look in the mirror
Are you proud
How do you sleep while the rest of us cry
How do you dream when a mother has no chance to say goodbye
How do you walk with your head held high
Can you even look me in the eye
And tell me why
Dear Mr. President
Were you a lonely boy
Are you a lonely boy
Are you a lonely boy
How can you say
No child is left behind
We're not dumb and we're not blind
They're all sitting in your cells
While you pave the road to hell
What kind of father would take his own daughter's rights away
And what kind of father might hate his own daughter if she were gay
I can only imagine what the first lady has to say
You've come a long way from whiskey and cocaine
How do you sleep while the rest of us cry
How do you dream when a mother has no chance to say goodbye
How do you walk with your head held high
Can you even look me in the eye
Let me tell you bout hard work
Minimum wage with a baby on the way
Let me tell you bout hard work
Rebuilding your house after the bombs took them away
Let me tell you bout hard work
Building a bed out of a cardboard box
Let me tell you bout hard work
Hard work
Hard work
You don't know nothing bout hard work
Hard work
Hard work
How do you sleep at night
How do you walk with your head held high
Dear Mr. President
You'd never take a walk with me
Would you

Thursday, April 20, 2006

I Will Remember You

7 Years ago 13 people's lives were cut short, because of two deranged individuals. Like John, I too remember where I was on that day. I was working a couple of miles a way at the time, and our UPS guy told us about what was going on at Columbine. He was freaking out, because his son was there and a jock...he heard about a list where jocks were being targeted and his son's name was on that list.

I know Columbine very well! It was my neighborhood high was the school I would have gone to if I didn't attend Jefferson County Open School. My younger brother went to Columbine, but thankfully he was in college when that tragedy occured. However, some of his friends in college had younger siblings there. Luckily, they were safe although emotionally damaged from what they witnessed.

When I was working at Mervyn's part-time several months later, I met a girl there who talked about what she experienced on that day. She felt comfortable opening up and expressing her experience. She was a student at Columbine and she saw things that nobody, especially someone so young, should every have to witness. It was very sad, and I was impressed by her ability to share such a devastating experience. *For the record, I didn't ask her to talk about it, she just starting talking about it one day while I was in the break room with her.*

Anyway, they are still working on raising money for the memorial. On Friday, June 16th...Bill Clinton will be giving a speech in Clement Park at 4pm. I want to definitely be there, and Chris and Pam will get to be a part of something so great that I know they won't refuse the chance to experience history in the making.

Friend of Mine
performed by Jonathan and Stephen Cohen

Columbine, flower bloom, tenderly I sing to you.
Columbine, roseblood red, heartbreak overflow my head.
Columbine, flower bloom.
Columbine there's hope for you.
Columbine, friend of mine.
To your gain, on the mark.
With your love, love again.
Comfort peace and sweet release come from you.
Where, it's true, I hide myself in you.
Can you still hear raging guns ending dreams of precious ones.
In God' son, hope will come, his red stain will take our pain.
Columbine, friend of mine.
Peace will come to you in time.
Columbine, friend of mine.
Turn a page, to your gain.
Keep your heart on the mark.
Comfort us with your love.
Love again.
Christ of grace attend this place we look to you.
Honor you.
Fix you in our view.
Columbine, flower bloom.
Tenderly I sing to you.
Columbine, roseblood red, heartbreak overflows my head.
Columbine, friend of mine.
Peace will come to you in time.
Columbine, friend of mine.

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Drinking Liberally

Tonight, John and I went to a bar downtown called Double Daughters. It was an artistic looking place, and the best thing about it...IT WAS SMOKE-FREE! We went to meet Markos Moulitsas Zuniga who co-writes the blog, Daily Kos. I don't know much about the blog except for what John has shown me, but he seems like a really cool guy. Other Young Dems were there and Damon showed up.

I also met a guy, named Phil, from the Mets blog...we talked a little bit, and he was nice. John knows him the best from the blog, because they are the only ones on the blog who live in Colorado. The rest of the Mets blog people live in New York. Anyway, John and I had fun! Here is a picture of us with Markos. :)

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Our 2nd Anniversary

John and I celebrated our 2nd Anniversary today. It's so weird, sometimes scary, how fast time goes. We waited til after work to enchange presents. John gave me a beautiful heart necklace, and I gave him a bear named Boo Boo from Build-A-Bear workshop. I put a personalized message inside the bear and dressed the bear in clothes that are fitting to my love, John. I'll post pictures later.

After we exchanged gifts, John and I went to Red Lobster for dinner. The one we usually go to was closed down to be remodeled, so we ended up going to another Red Lobster that is in Lakewood off of Union and 6th. We had a great time! We came back home to snuggle as we watched The Sopranos on HBO On Demand. I wish I was a hundred percent, but at least I was better than yesterday.

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Happy Easter, 2006

John and I woke up this morning to give each other an Easter basket. My basket had the cute bunny in it, and John had the cute lamb. I named my bunny Dublin, because we are going to see Riverdance today. John named his lamb Peggy, because one of the candiates running this year is named Peggy Lamm. hehehehe...

As I mentioned above, we are going to see Riverdance today at 2pm. Afterwards, we are going to my parent's house for some dinner and family get together. We are also moving a fold-out couch my parents are giving us to our house. My brothers will be there so they can help move the couch with their trucks and strong bodies.

Happy Easter everyone! :)

Our full Easter baskets....mine is on the left and John's is on the right.

Saturday, April 15, 2006

Hot Water Burn Baby

Funny picture from the Japanese instruction manual for the new DS Lite. I thought it was a cute picture, and I had to post it in my blog. Here is the link: There are a lot of pictures posted from this manual...This one is my favorite!

Friday, April 07, 2006

Too Cute

John sent me this e-mail, and I had to blog it. It's so cute and funny! Why is there no Irish corporation?



You have two cows.
Your neighbor has none.
You feel guilty for being successful.
Barbara Streisand sings for you.


You have two cows.
Your neighbor has none.


You have two cows.
The government takes one and gives it to your neighbor.
You form a cooperative to tell him how to manage his cow.


You have two cows.
The government seizes both and provides you with milk.
You wait in line for hours to get it.
It is expensive and sour.


You have two cows.
You sell one, buy a bull, and build a herd of cows.


You have two cows.
Under the new farm program the government pays you to shoot one, milk the other, and then pours the milk down the drain.


You have two cows.
You sell one, lease it back to yourself and do an IPO on the 2nd one.
You force the two cows to produce the milk of four cows. You are surprised when one cow drops dead. You spin an announcement to the analysts stating you have downsized and are reducing expenses.
Your stock goes up.


You have two cows.
You go on strike because you want three cows.
You go to lunch and drink wine.
Life is good.


You have two cows.
You redesign them so they are one-tenth the size of an ordinary cow and produce twenty times the milk.
They learn to travel on unbelievably crowded trains.
Most are at the top of their class at cow school.


You have two cows.
You engineer them so they are all blond, drink lots of beer, give excel llent quality milk, and run a hundred miles an hour.
Unfortunately they also demand 13 weeks of vacation per year.


You have two cows but you don't know where they are.
While ambling around, you see a beautiful woman.
You break for lunch.
Life is good.


You have two cows.
You have some vodka.
You count them and learn you have five cows.
You have some more vodka.
You count them again and learn you have 42 cows.
The Mafia shows up and takes over however many cows you really have.


You have all the cows in Afghanistan, which are two.
You don't milk them because you cannot touch any creature'
s private parts.
You get a $40 million grant from the US government to find alternatives to milk production but use the money to buy weapons.


You have the two cows.
They go into hiding.
They send radio tapes of their mooing.


You have two bulls.
Employees are regularly maimed and killed attempting to milk them.


You have one cow.
The cow is schizophrenic.
Sometimes the cow thinks he's French, other times he's Flemish.
The Flemish cow won't share with the French cow.
The French cow wants control of the Flemish cow's milk.
The cow asks permission to be cut in half.
The cow dies happy.


You have a black cow and a brown cow.
Everyone votes for the best looking one.
Some of the people who actually like the brown one best accidentally vote for the black one.
Some people vote for both.
Some people vote for neither.
Some people can't figure out how to vote at all.
Finally, a bunch of guys from out-of-state tell you which one you think is the best-looking cow.


You have millions of cows.
make real California cheese.
Only five speak English.
Most are illegal's.
Arnold likes the ones with the big udders.

Sunday, April 02, 2006

Daylight Savings

April is here, and we have lost an hour of sleep. Ah, spring is in the air! I'm so glad it is finally getting warmer outside. I hate the cold!

This is a busy month for John and I. We have our 2nd year anniversary on the 18th---wow, 2 years already! Easter and Riverdance on the 16th. Celebrating my mom's birthday on the 14th...her birthday is really the 13th, but she already has plans. And speaking of birthdays, we need to get a card for Pam (John's sister), Christopher (nephew), Tyler (nephew), Jackie (our friend), Chris (my brother), and my mom.

Despite all the details, this should be a great month. John and I have a lot of fun things to look forward to. We plan on going to Fort Collins to see some friends later in the month, and we also have AC on the 30th.

Very packed, fun-filled month! April showers bring May flowers!!! :)