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Personal blog entries now here. Blogger Boobie-Thon moved here.
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S-A-T-U-R    D-A-Y!
What are you doing trying to read me today? There's a Blogathon going on! Now go on, scoot... I'll catch ya' on the flip-side!
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He's got the cutest little baby face

[Baby Michael]

HUGE congrats go out to our friends Lynn and Michael. Lynn gave birth to Michael Jr. on his daddy's birthday, July 23, 2003, at 4:49 p.m. CST. The baby weighed 7.9 lbs. and was 19.5" long. He has strawberry blonde curls and blue eyes, and is just about the most adorable thing we've ever seen.

We met Lynn and Michael in 1996 when we were both planning our weddings. We attended their wedding in Disney World a year later, and even vacationed with them in Disney a few years back. We've always remained extremely close through cross-country moves and life in general.

We couldn't be more happy -- or more thrilled -- to welcome little Michael into the world! Congratulations to mommy, daddy, and brand new son!
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And on the 7th day...
...God made Key Lime Pie at Publix. And it was good.
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Freaky Friday
A few blogs for your Friday reading pleasure...

  1. 'round the bend - a little cheeky
  2. adampsyche - makes me wanna holla
  3. everybody reads raymond - like a popular TV show, but not
  4. SquidBlog - day-to-day with Squiddy
  5. hey-lisa.com - longing for simpler days
For even more blog reads, go here. Last but certainly not least, don't forget the Blogathon begins this weekend on July 26th!
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A girl's best friend?
Here's a question for the ladies...if your man cheated on you, would you truly enjoy looking at / wearing "make-up" jewelry purchased so soon after? I don't care if the rock is $4 mil. Every time I looked at the damn thing I would be angry and hurt all over again, reliving the exact reason(s) it was sitting there on my finger. In fact, I don't even think I could wear it, to be honest. It would be too painful a reminder. Am I alone in feeling this way?
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Sooner bred
My Joshie has joined the OU Sooners coaching staff as a graduate assistant! It's been a roller-coaster ride for Heupel the last couple of years after suffering a wrist-injury in Dolphins training camp, so I certainly hope this is the beginning of many great things to come for Josh. Good luck -- and Boomer Sooner!
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Today I met the boy I'm gonna marry...
Dress #3 (the taupe/champagne colored number) was the audience choice for the bridesmaids' dresses on "Today Throws a Wedding". This week it's time to select the invitations. I ended up going with choice #2 because of it matching the dresses selected last week. Which ones did you pick?

And last but not least, another new advertiser for WM! - Fiji's Maravu Plantation.
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Girl power
For Michele:

[I am not a feminist]

Poster and postcards available from "one angry girl".
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Better late than never
I'm behind on pimping these...but here are the July 2003 "Fifteen Minutes of Fame" wedding feature and "Dress of the Month".

I can honestly say it's the first feature I've done featuring Gwar in the essay...
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Secret decoder ring
I just noticed that Michele was going through search engine hell because of talking about Kobe Bryant's rape victim yesterday. This method is not 100% fool-proof, but rather than type out full names in such instances, I use their HTML alphabet characters, and it seems to work fairly well for me. The name appears normally above in "print" on my site, but it's actually a set of numbers and symbols in my actual entry's HTML here. So when the content of my page is harvested, they won't see Kobe's name, but rather a set of encoded gobbelty-gook characters. It also helps spam-protect your e-mail address from spambots if you're currently listing your full address on your site. Just thought it might help so I'm passing it along...
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Black coat, white shoes, black hat, Cadillac
So I just wrote Dave Letterman's CBS Mailbag for the first time ever. Inquiring minds wanna know... What gives with the dark suits, dark loafers, and (always) white socks? These are the little things that keep me awake at night.
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Oooh, I wanna take ya'...
WM! has a new advertiser -- the Hillcrest Guest House in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Please check them out if you are so inclined.
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Icy Cokes, thick shakes, sundaes and apple pies
"And God populated the Earth with broccoli and cauliflower and spinach, green and yellow vegetables of all kinds, so Man would live a long and healthy life.

But Satan created McDonald's. And McDonald's brought forth the double cheeseburger. And McDonald's said to Man 'You want fries with that?' And Man gained pounds." —Author Unknown
Ain't it da' truth, baby? Ain't it da' truth... (Link via Sensible Erection.)
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That thong th-thong thong thong
So where has everyone else been all this time? Viva la Revolución!

UPDATE from Kitty: MSNBC is in on the action now, too!
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Pucker up
How to be entertained for free on a Tuesday afternoon: When munching on a salad and getting "the look" from the dog, toss her a Spanish green olive and let the face-making hilarity ensue...
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Do we not set sail on the ship of fools?
I wake up this morning more than disgusted with our society. In fact, this story makes me physically ill. If you feel the need to comment on the issue, please do so at Michele's, who says it much better than I ever could...
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Tomorrow I will change and today won't mean a thing
I'm a bitch, I'm a lover
I'm a child, I'm a mother
I'm a sinner, I'm a saint
I do not feel ashamed

I'm your hell, I'm your dream
I'm nothing in between
You know you wouldn't want it any other way...

I'm a bitch, I'm a tease
I'm a goddess on my knees
When you hurt, when you suffer
I'm your angel undercover

I've been numb, I'm revived
Can't say I'm not alive
You know I wouldn't want it any other way...
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I've been working on the railroad
"Its not that I think Mack Brown is a bad coach. Hes one of the best in the country. How many guys out there would give their right arm to be 49-15 at their school? Its just that he has the misfortune of being in the same division and on the Cotton Bowl sideline opposite arguably the best coach in the country. Macks staff does tend to err on the side of conservatism, and you cant beat a staff like Bob Stoops by being conservative." [link]
And so it begins... Bring. It. On.
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Where the wind comes sweeping down the plain
My heart always stops when I read news like this about my hometown. Thankfully my mom just wrote to say my cousin and uncle who work there are doing fine...
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La la la la la - she's got the look

Cosmetics companies have agreed to give away $175 million dollars worth of products to settle a price-fixing lawsuit -- that's according to lawyers involved in the case. The settlement, which must be approved by a federal judge, involves some of the country's largest cosmetics manufacturers and retailers. The giveaway is expected to take place in about a year, and would involve products specially manufactured for the occasion, according to lawyers involved in the case...

No receipts would be required to get a free product...Defendants in the suit include cosmetics manufacturers Estee Lauder, L'Oreal, Clarins Boucheron, Chanel, Christian Dior, Conopco and Guerlain; and retailers Bloomingdale's, Dillard's, Federated Department Stores, Gottschalk's, May Department Stores, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks and Target.

Once the products are ready, customers will have only one seven-day period to claim their free goods. They will probably be given only one or at most two products apiece. [link 1, link 2, link 3]

I believe I have some free loot due to me, that's for sure!
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Just eat it
An award for "strange comment of the day", take 37...

"...Yesterday I forced myself to eat a carrot, I could eat only half of it, but I felt like throwing up 2 times. I have problems with textures and with taste. I am seeking help because its a very serious problem for my health and also my cooking!...Do you know of any websites for people who are extremely picky and almost 'ill' about this subject?..."
Alrighty then... And now, your moment of zen.
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'Cause that's my fun day
The perfect waste to your Sunday afternoon -- seen at FARK -- the The Online NES Emulator! Play up to 48 Nintendo games in your browser...

Football shall arrive soon. Hang in there. I'm here to help.
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