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Jan 25th 2012 1:02PM George - Read the note I just posted re: the Coby. It's NOT from overseas and an excellent TV. Just bought it for $350.
Jan 25th 2012 1:00PM The 40" Coby HDTV shown above @ $479.99 is on sale at K-Mart for $349.99. I bought one last week @ $399, saw their ad and after looking at my receipt they credited me $50. It's a great TV, excellent photo and sound. Would highly recommend - particularly @ $349.99.
Coby is an American company, tho their products are assembled in Mexico and Canada. At least their co. is US and pays US taxes.
May 22nd 2011 12:47AM I was absolutely amazed at the beautiful mosiacs, frescoes, statues, stained glass, marble, arches and chandeliers in The Metro. I recognized Komsomolskaya and a couple of the others, but there are so many and all are different. I couldn't believe that art like that existed in a 'subway'. I was also a bit intimidated at the size and speed at which the escalators descended from street level to the trains. The Metro is logically laid out like the spokes on a wheel (the hub is Moscow Center or Red Square). I had a map, but there were so many tunnels from which to choose and it seemed like a million people were moving at break-neck speed that I was extremely glad to have a native to guide me or I'd have been like 'Charlie on the M.T.A.'
Mar 26th 2011 4:42PM One thing which has enabled Diana Ross to continue being the classy, talented and beautiful person she is: She has never made drugs the ruler of her life. Unless my memory has deserted me (which does happen), I don't remember her ever being embroiled in 'less-than-appropriate' behavior, in and out of drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers and the subject of seedy relationships and paparazzi fights. This type of behavior and addiction takes its toll on beauty, voice and character. Thank you, Diana, for giving us an example of what it takes to stay on top!
Mar 9th 2011 12:39AM No thank you! I agree with previous post - lashes look clumped and glued together with mascara. There's nothing natural about them at all!!!
Feb 27th 2011 7:30PM But if you have that tracking turned on, can't your whereabouts also be tracked by those who have less than credible reasons for knowing where you are? I read an AOL 'information bulletin article' last week advising that when pictures are uploaded from your phone with tracking, anyone can find where the photo was taken, you and your family, where you live, where your children go to school and play in the park and just about everything else. People were advised to turn off the GPS tracking on their camera settings only. Our technology is getting too good!
Feb 22nd 2011 5:16AM That's a bunch of bull - I saw her on the news tonight and she said she was verbally asked and she declined because she felt her presence might overshadow the wedding beause too many news media would be devoted to her, and this was a day for William and Kate. Leave it to the "American tabloids" to make a mountain out of nothibg!
Get a life!
Feb 8th 2011 10:56PM I have been a church organist for many years, and also play for memorials and funerals at our local mortuaries. I find it very rewarding to be able to help grieving families in a small way at such an emotional time. It is amazing the different selections families request from Gospel to Jazz to Country to Popular. Music speaks volumes to families and brings back many fond memories. On many occasions I have gone to any length to obtain the requested music on very short notice. I've used the library, called other musicians, and downloaded music from the internet, paying the fee for the music out of pocket - not charging it to the family.
My fee for this service is by 'donation' in most cases. If a family cannot afford payment, I do not charge. The normal donation can be from $20-$100. The set fee used by the mortuary is usually $75 and the entire amount is passed on to me. Because of our financial crisis in the last few years, I have rarely played at the local mortuaries - they use a CD instead.
Throughout the 40+ years I have played the organ and piano for memorials/funerals, I have never met a finer group of people than those 'in this business'. Their compassion, desire to help those hurting and often in shock is unsurpassed. They carry on all aspects of their profession with integrity, love, sympathy and dignity. Yes, they are very special!
Jan 21st 2011 6:12AM In one word: UGLY ...
In two words: HORRIBLY UGLY ...
In three words: HORRIBLY UGLY PERIOD!
Jan 15th 2011 12:18AM I'm alternating between fits of laughter and nausea! News attention to this just emphasizes the ridiculous attention given by our news media to the Hollywood Set. Who in their right mind would consider something such as this? Goes to prove she's still on drugs!