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I'm sad about ATCards.com closing down but I've joined a couple of other groups to trade ATCs and have taken another look at Nervousness and was glad to see a better format than it used to have and so joined that yesterday.

The Bean is washing her clothes and we've been cleaning house all day.

Zephyrpie is watching Zach and Cody (The Suite Life of) and playing with her new Nentendo DS (playing Nentendogs) which finally came in to the stores again.  We've been looking since before Christmas and no one has had one.  I was getting so tired of hearing about it.

Shirley is asleep in her hiding place between the couch and the bookcase.

MissaSleepyhead is curled up asleep in the middle of my bed.

Bob and Charly are both on The Bean's bed.  Bob is not asleep...Charly is.

I'm listening to an audiobook, The Ambler Warning by Robert Ludlum.  I just finished Stephen King's Duma Key the other day.  It was very good.  I'm glad he's still writing.

Now I need to get some mail together to mail on Tuesday...no mail on Monday, President's Day.

See ya,




Last weekend I lost Mr. Scott.  He was almost three years old. He didn't act sick before he died, he just went into his barrel house and went to sleep and didn't wake up.  He was a good fish and I loved him very much.  I'll miss him.  He was named for Mr. Scott on Star Trek because he looked like he had on a Star Trek uniform. 


Three years ago, I got transferred to another department without notice and ever since I've been trying to get back.  Recently, the manager asked me to go to my original unit on a temporary basis and take over an early morning shift that had been vacated.  I was thrilled!  Then, on Thursday of last week, the manager told me I was officially back in the group and I was not to do any more work for the other group.  I am so happy!  Also, the pit behind me has been cleaned and disinfected and the occupant is gone for good.

Pilfered from KATYBEAN

AFI's Top 100 Movies of All Time
Bold the ones you've seen.
Put in Italics ones you haven't seen but want to.

Some of these are really good but I might have chosen a different order. Plus French Kiss is my all time favorite movie and didn't make the list.   Most of these I've seen many times and will watch them again.

1. "Citizen Kane," 1941.
2. "The Godfather," 1972.
3. "Casablanca," 1942.
4. "Raging Bull," 1980.
5. "Singin' in the Rain," 1952.
6. "Gone With the Wind," 1939.
7. "Lawrence of Arabia," 1962.
8. "Schindler's List," 1993.
9. "Vertigo," 1958.
10. "The Wizard of Oz," 1939.
11. "City Lights," 1931.
12. "The Searchers," 1956.
13. "Star Wars," 1977.
14. "Psycho," 1960.
15. "2001: A Space Odyssey," 1968.
16. "Sunset Blvd.", 1950.
17. "The Graduate," 1967.
18. "The General," 1927.
19. "On the Waterfront," 1954.
20. "It's a Wonderful Life," 1946.
21. "Chinatown," 1974
. (Update 10/8/07: I watched this last week and was disappointed. Jack Nicholson was great but the story sucked.  I never did  figure out what Chinatown had to do with the movie.)
22. "Some Like It Hot," 1959.
23. "The Grapes of Wrath," 1940.
24. "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," 1982.
25. "To Kill a Mockingbird," 1962.
26. "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," 1939. - I'm not sure if I have or not
27. "High Noon," 1952.
28. "All About Eve," 1950.
29. "Double Indemnity," 1944.
30. "Apocalypse Now," 1979.
31. "The Maltese Falcon," 1941.
32. "The Godfather Part II," 1974.
33. "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," 1975.
34. "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," 1937.
35. "Annie Hall," 1977.
36. "The Bridge on the River Kwai," 1957.
37. "The Best Years of Our Lives," 1946.
38. "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre," 1948.
39. "Dr. Strangelove," 1964.
40. "The Sound of Music," 1965.
41. "King Kong," 1933.
42. "Bonnie and Clyde," 1967.
43. "Midnight Cowboy," 1969.
44. "The Philadelphia Story," 1940.
45. "Shane," 1953.
46. "It Happened One Night," 1934.
47. "A Streetcar Named Desire," 1951.
48. "Rear Window," 1954.
49. "Intolerance," 1916.
50. "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," 2001.
51. "West Side Story," 1961.
52. "Taxi Driver," 1976.
53. "The Deer Hunter," 1978.
54. "M-A-S-H," 1970.
55. "North by Northwest," 1959.
56. "Jaws," 1975.
57. "Rocky," 1976.
58. "The Gold Rush," 1925.
59. "Nashville," 1975.
60. "Duck Soup," 1933.
61. "Sullivan's Travels," 1941.
62. "American Graffiti," 1973.
63. "Cabaret," 1972.
64. "Network," 1976.
65. "The African Queen," 1951.
66. "Raiders of the Lost Ark," 1981.
67. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", 1966.

68. "Unforgiven," 1992.
69. "Tootsie," 1982.
072. "The Shawshank Redemption," 1994.
73. "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," 1969.
74. "The Silence of the Lambs," 1991.
75. "In the Heat of the Night," 1967.
76. "Forrest Gump," 1994.
77. "All the President's Men," 1976.
78. "Modern Times," 1936.
79. "The Wild Bunch," 1969.
80. "The Apartment," 1960.
81. "Spartacus," 1960.
82. "Sunrise," 1927.
83. "Titanic," 1997.
84. "Easy Rider," 1969.
85. "A Night at the Opera," 1935.
86. "Platoon," 1986.
87. "12 Angry Men," 1957.
88. "Bringing Up Baby," 1938.
89. "The Sixth Sense," 1999.

90. "Swing Time," 1936.
91. "Sophie's Choice," 1982.
92. "Goodfellas," 1990.
93. "The French Connection," 1971.
94. "Pulp Fiction," 1994.
95. "The Last Picture Show," 1971.

96. "Do the Right Thing," 1989.
97. "Blade Runner," 1982.
98. "Yankee Doodle Dandy," 1942.
99. "Toy Story," 1995.
100. "Ben-Hur," 1959.


My friend Sharon won tickets to Jack's Big Show on Jack FM the radio station I now listen to when I'm not listening to my iPod or to Dr. Laura on The Word FM.  Sharon sits next to me at work and we are both so excited about the show that we have overpowered the excitement of Michele's and Lisa's upcoming trip to Mexico.  That's because it's not just one great band, it's Don Henley, Stray Cats, and The Pretenders.  It's going to be a blast!                                  Are you going to be there?

Wicked Game

Ten Things That I Love ~ "E"

Ed Grimley

Ten Things That I Love ~ "D"

Dire Straits
Dirty Vegas
Dr. Seuss
Dead Like Me
Design Shows on HGTV

Mothers Day Lunch

I'm having breaded chicken patties with T.Marzetti Honey Dijon dressing. Yum!


I hear thunder. It's raining. My migraine is back. I'm going back to bed.