If you are already
noticing that every part of the Thanksgiving meal is being stacked on the
middle of the aisles because this is
Thanksgiving month, lines may be long. A little story to keep in mind while waiting in
a grandmother of seven, was grocery shopping. She had made her way
to the checkout line when all of a sudden a young man--eighteen or so--cut
in the space in front of her."
apparently hadn't seen her. When he realized what he had done, he
apologized and started for the end of the line."
he had was one long-stemmed rose. Mildred had a full cart of
groceries. She insisted that he go ahead of her."
talked about the Super Bowl, which was being played that day. She
commented that the young man must have someone very special to buy her
such a beautiful rose. He said indeed he did."
the young man got to the checkout counter, he told the checker to charge
him for two roses and he would go get another one. Then he turned
and handed Mildred the rose and thanked her for letting him break in line."
was speechless,'" she said later. "'I thanked him and
assured him he had made my day, as I was feeling all alone that
didn't get his name, but she never forgot his courtesy and his
hope he received as much pleasure in giving,'" she said, "'as I
did in receiving the beautiful red rose.'"
-- The Power of a Penny by Glenn Dromgoole
Do you like to hear
dialogue about the government? Watch Real
Time With Bill Maher.
The weather is getting
cold which makes it harder to walk in bare feet. Which means, enjoy
these Viggo Mortensen
barefoot pictures while you can: :-) http://barefoot.provocateuse.com/show/viggo_mortensen?start=0
Mortensen has a new CD: Time Waits For Everyone.
From Viggo Works:
'Appaloosa' Update from
"Each time the tracks in the street
were swept away rapidly by the crew including Dennis 'the horseman'. All
of a sudden Viggo Mortensen apppeared, grabbed a big broom and started
sweeping vigorously alongside the crew
Now that was different. Viggo Mortensen is definitely not afraid of hard
work and dirt........."
"The two horse team was getting a little fidgity. Viggo Mortensen
walked over to the horse nearest him and started caressing its right
flank slowly, and repeated it over and over, while talking to Renee,
standing in the buckboard. The horse relaxed along with it's teammate.
"All were amazed to see Viggo Mortensen, in his dark green jacket
vest, still wearing his 45 caliber Colt on his left hip in a 'cross
draw' fashion, butt forward, with all of the cartridges vertically lined
along the brown 'fast draw holstered' belt. Viggo had started walking
back to base camp along our little road. We stopped our full van. We
gladly 'scrunched' together and Viggo Mortensen climbed in, laughing and
joking with us. Viggo has a sharply chisel featured, face. He then
stared intently out the window watching the beautiful full moon just
starting to rise above the Eastern horizon."
"I followed him out the door as he walked briskly toward his
This account makes you
look forward to the movie.
Russell Crowe appeared
on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on Monday, October 29, 2007 to promote
American Gangster which opens Friday, November 2, 2007. Crowe
announced there may be a TOFOG concert on January 26, 2008 in conjunction
with a game between his team, the Rabbitohs, and a UK team in
If you missed this
guest appearance, you can see it by clicking on link below and click on
the Russell Crowe episode: http://www.nbc.com/The_Tonight_Show_with_Jay_Leno/video/episodes.shtml
Crowe was also shown as
a spectator during the game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and
Indianapolis Colts talking about the Rabbitohs.
Daniel Craig and Nicole
Kidman once again are in a movie together in The Golden Compass, scheduled
to open November 7, 2007: http://movies.aol.com/movie/the-golden-compass/23389/main.
There's a link on this page to watch the trailer.
A Daniel Craig fansite.
Haven't seen this one before so it may be new: http://www.dedicatedtodaniel.com/.
See new projects list.
Orlando Bloom news
about a car accident: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0089217/news
Pierce Brosnan Official
Site. Read Brosnan's letter on the front page. http://www.piercebrosnan.com/menu.php?mm=1&sm=1&pn=1