Saturday, February 27, 2021

In Celebration of Black History Month (Part 4)

To celebrate Black History Month, I am ending with a great Black leader's speech which has stood the test of time and the civil rights struggle he endured.

Martin, your dream has not been fulfilled yet (dammit).

 


 

 

Saturday, February 20, 2021

In Celebration of Black History Month (Part 3)

To celebrate Black History Month, I am going to feature great Black singers, dancers, actors who have stood the tests of time and the civil rights struggles they endured.

PS - HAPPY ANNIVERSARY (February 22) to Spo & Someone


Because Jimmy asked so nicely for Cleo Laine.














Tuesday, February 16, 2021

2 Truths/1 Lie (Part 4) (UPDATED)

 I will tell you three facts about me and you must guess which one is the lie.  Ready?

(1) We moved into our current home in 2000

(2) The house has a fireplace in the living room

(3) The house has a finished basement

The correct answer is #3.  Only 1/3 of the basement is finished.


Sunday, February 14, 2021

A Valentine Meme (Stolen Shamelessly from Dr. Spo)

arteejee is my spouse (for those of you that don't know)

Where you first met: at my condo 

How did you meet: via a personal ad in a washington DC free weekly paper

First date:  a concert in alexandria VA

How many years together: since 1991 

Age difference: I am older by 5 years

Who was interested first: I was

Who is taller: I am

Most obnoxious in-laws:  he never met my "parents"; he's lucky, they would have ripped him to shreds

Who said “I Love you” first:  don't remember

Worst temper:  both of us; my brit head butts up against his german head

Most sensitive:  him

Most annoying habit:  he's noisy

Most forgiving:  him

Loudest:  both of us

Who has the most useless facts:  me

Funniest:  he is

Who wears the pants in the family: I do

Most stubborn:  both of us

Falls asleep first:  he does

Most impatient:  he is

Better driver:  me

Biggest neat freak:  him 

Most social:  me

Least likely to remember to do what the other one asks him to do:  him

Most competitive:  me

Best cook:  him, but I do the baking

Who is the handy-person:  neither of us

Saturday, February 13, 2021

In Celebration of Black History Month (Part 2)

To celebrate Black History Month, I am going to feature great Black singers, dancers, actors who have stood the tests of time and the civil rights struggles they endured.

 




















Tuesday, February 9, 2021

2 Truths/1 Lie (Part 3) (UPDATED)

I will tell you three facts about me and you must guess which one is the lie.  Ready?

(1) My home was built in 1941

(2) I got engaged at age 27

(3) My 7 cats have all been rescues

The correct answer is #2.  I got engaged at age 19 to my first boyfriend.  It didn't last.


Saturday, February 6, 2021

In Celebration of Black History Month (Part 1)

To celebrate Black History Month, I am going to feature great Black singers, dancers, actors who have stood the tests of time and the civil rights struggles they endured.

PS - HAPPY BIRTHDAY (February 11) to San Geraldo (Mitchell's husband)!