Happy Hour

"IF A LIFETIME CAN BE LIKENED TO A DAY, THEN THIS IS HAPPY HOUR!"
BUCK PENNINGTON

Mother, Mother Ocean

Mother, Mother Ocean, I've heard you call
Wanted to sail upon your waters since I was three feet tall
You've seen it all, you've seen it all
Watched the men who rode you, switch from sails to steam
In your belly you hold the treasures, few have ever seen
Most of 'em dream, most of 'em dream
Yes, I am a pirate, two hundred year's too late
The cannons don't thunder, there's nothin' to plunder
I'm an over-forty victim of fate
Arriving too late, arriving too late

Yoda

"Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is."
―Yoda, to Luke Skywalker

Counted the Stars

Counted the stars on the 4th of July
Wishing we were rockets bursting in the sky
Talking about redemption and leaving things behind
I have these pictures and I keep these photographs
To remind me of a time
These pictures and these photographs
Let me know I'm doin' fine
We used to be so happy once upon a time
Once upon a time
But the sun sank west of the Mendocino County Line
And the sun sank west of the Mendocino County Line


""SOME SEE A GLASS AS HALF FULL, SOME SEE IT AS HALF EMPTY, I JUST WANT TO KNOW WHO’S DRINKING MY RUM."
Rumbear

Friday, October 12, 2012

A bit too far? I leave that to the readers........

Saw this one at Google+.
Amusing since it is The Daily Mail from Blighty Olde.
The Big Bird business is getting to be a bit over the top.
Kids and Grandkids liked him.
I do think, however that PBS could be self supporting with the sales of stuff from Sesame Street. The show is a money maker for them.
Done
.Don't tell Mitt! The actor who brought Big Bird to life makes $314,000 a year Perched


2 comments:

Buck said...

You did read this bit, right?

Still, every cent counts. The Sesame Workshop reported losses of more than $10.8 million in 2011 and earlier this year, they announced plans to lay off more than a dozen employees.

Mebbe a salary reduction for Big Bird is in order.

Glenn Cassel said...

Seems to be my friend. It seems to be.

I will not go down and tell my children I didn't have the courage, the conviction, the commitment or the character to fight for this country...Don't go home and let your children down~~ LTC Allen West

Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

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