Archive for December, 2007

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Because, apparently, this blog is going to contain nothing but Groundhog Day quotes for the rest of the year

December 26, 2007

Phil: Commander, what’s going on?

State Trooper: There’s nothing going on. We’re closing the road. Big blizzard moving in.

Phil: What blizzard? It’s a couple flakes.

State Trooper: Don’t you listen to the weather? We got a major storm here.

Phil: I make the weather! All this moisture coming up out of the Gulf will push off to the east and hit Altoona.

State Trooper: Pal, you got that moisture on your head. You can go back to Punxsutawney or you can freeze to death. It’s your choice. What’s it gonna be?

Phil: [pauses] I’m thinking…

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Because sometimes it gets damned cold

December 18, 2007

With a little help from another movie favorite and my apologies for being a bad blogging friend of late. I would explain, but I know you all understand without explanation. You’re all so good that way. Bless you for it. Oh, and remember, don’t drive angry.

You want a prediction about the weather?! You’re asking the wrong Phil. I’ll give you a winter prediction: It’s gonna be cold, it’s gonna be grey, and it’s gonna last you for the rest of your life.” — Bill Murray as Phil Connors in the 1993 classic Groundhog Day

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First D.J.: Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don’t forget your booties ’cause it’s cooooold out there today.

Second D.J.: It’s coooold out there every day. What is this, Miami Beach?

First D.J.: Not hardly. And you know, you can expect hazardous travel later today with that, you know, that, uh, that blizzard thing.

Second D.J.: [mockingly] That blizzard – thing. That blizzard – thing. Oh, well, here’s the report! The National Weather Service is calling for a “big blizzard thing!”

First D.J.: Yessss, they are. But you know, there’s another reason why today is especially exciting.

Second D.J.: Especially cold!

First D.J.: Especially cold, okay, but the big question on everybody’s lips…

Second D.J.: – On their chapped lips…

First D.J.: – On their chapped lips, right: Do ya think Phil is gonna come out and see his shadow?

Second D.J.: Punxsutawney Phil!

First D.J.: Thats right, woodchuck-chuckers – it’s

[in unison]

GROUNDHOG DAY!

Phil: I was in the Virgin Islands once. I met a girl. We ate lobster and drank pina coladas. At sunset we made love like sea otters. *That* was a pretty good day. Why couldn’t I get that day over and over and over…

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Today’s Funny

December 17, 2007

Courtesy of canihascheezburger.com. Crazy people. Funny site. ‘Nuf said.

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moar funny pictures

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Also going on my Christmas list

December 15, 2007

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Today’s reminder

December 15, 2007

“You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don’t win, at least you can be satisfied that you’ve tried. If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals, you don’t branch out, you don’t try – you don’t take the risk.”

Rosalynn Carter: Former first lady and author

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I have a girl crush

December 13, 2007

I am so in love with this girl, and so happy, happy, happy for her success; and so thrilled that some record company WAS SMART ENOUGH to pick her up so that I could find her (even though we grew up very, very close to each other in No Man’s Land). As Jacque would say, I giant heart her.

I wasn’t able to embed the following clip (so I include it below as a link), but the seconds at 3:00 are worth watching. Props out to the homegirl! (The beginning is the video they took in the car in a FedEx/Kinko’s parking lot the first time they heard their song on the radio — their joy is infectious!)

http://youtube.com/watch?v=aIfvp4onwJg

Go, Sara, go!!

p.s. I just clicked through to the second video and it is LOUD! Just a warning in case you don’t want to get your ears get blown out, too. Cheers!

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Do you think he meant an *actual* report card?

December 12, 2007

There is nothing Babs loves so much as power. It is like crack for her. Super crack, in fact. She nearly starts shaking with the sheer glory of it all.

So when Jon told her that she should report back to him on LJ’s behavior the other night while he was out playing, she got that crack jones look in her eye like I’ve never seen before. Her eyes were as big as saucers, drinking it all in, hoping beyond all hope that he was serious. He was.

Because of this, throughout the night she ran back and forth from her and LJ’s antics to this napkin, words spilling over to a second napkin that has thankfully been misplaced.

Along with any need you may have to break a perfectly good piano, if you need a pint-sized gestapo for some special reconnaissance mission you’ve got going, I’ve got your girl.

And, because it took me a minute to figure it out, “adawlts” is adults. Bless her for remembering us.

One last thought: that she would call someone else “bossy” completely cracks me up.

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