Friday, January 21, 2011

today's quotes

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry J. Kaiser

The future must be seen in terms of what a person can do to contribute something, to make something better, to make it go where he believes with all his being it ought to go.
- Frederick R. Kappel

Wisdom is the reward for a lifetime of listening... when you'd have preferred to talk.
- D.J. Kaufman

Don't be angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, because you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
- Thomas ã Kempis

Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments.
- Rose F. Kennedy

We always have enough to be happy if we are enjoying what we do have - and not worrying about what we don't have.
- Ken Keyes Jr.

Life can only be understood backward, yet, it has to be lived forward.
- Søren Kierkegaard

We muct accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
- Martin Luther King

Never, if possible, lie down at night without being able to say: I have made one human being, at least, a little wiser, a little happier, or a little better this day.
- Charles Kingsley

Today is the day in which to express your noblest qualities of mind and heart, to do at least one worthy thing which you have long postponed.
- Grenville Kleiser

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

this week's news

latest headlines from;

Lindsay Lohan Investigation Continues
Actress Lindsay Lohan is off the hook for the time being with the judge in her DUI probation case, but the Riverside County district attorney is continuing the investigation into the accusation of battery stemming from a confrontation with a Betty Ford Center employee. After seeing the police reports, the DA's office decided to continue the investigation.

Tiger Woods's Mistress Goes to Jail on DUI
An Orlando waitress who claimed to be a mistress of golfer Tiger Woods, has been sentenced to a year in jail for driving under the influence. Mindy Lawton's blood-alcohol level was 0.27 when she ran a red light and slammed into another car, seriously injuring the other driver.

Backstreet Boy AJ McLean Heading Back to Rehab
As the group Backstreet Boys plan a busy year, singer A.J. McLean has decided to check himself into a rehabilitation center for "personal reasons." This is the third trip to rehab for McLean, he also sought treatment in 2001 and 2002.

Antoine Wright Gets Probation for DUI
Antoine Wright, a former forward for the Sacramento Kings, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail and three years probation for drunk driving. Wright's blood-alcohol content was measured as 0.20 at the time of his arrest.

Washington State Rep. Santos Pleads Guilty to DUI
Rep Sharon Tomiko Santos, a former leader in the Washington state House of Representatives, has pleaded guilty to negligent driving in a case in which she was arrested for driving under the influence. Santos was sentenced to 20 hours of community service and $1,500 in fines.

Misty Croslin Gets 25 Years on Drug Charges
Misty Croslin, the teenager who was babysitting 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings on the night that she disappeared, has been given a total of three 25-year sentences for trafficking prescription drugs. Croslin pleaded no contest to selling oxycodone and hydrocodone to an undercover officer.
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

today's quotes

Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do.
- Don Galer

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change. That's all you have to do. Change is not something you do, it's something you allow.
- Will Garcia

Fear grows out of the things we think; it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts.
- Barbara Garrison

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
- Theodor Seuss Geisel

Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts.
- Nikki Giovanni

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
- Vincent Van Gogh

You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
- Goldsmith

Have a good day, count your blessings, and pass this along to remind everyone else how blessed we all are.
- Racheal Gordon

I don't ever look back. I look forward.
- Steffi Graf

Most people say that as you get old, you have to give things up. I think you get old because you give things up.
- Theodore Green

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Friday, January 7, 2011

weekly roundup

this weeks substance abuse headlines
in the news, from;

Lohan Investigation Referred to D.A.
There is good news and bad news for Lindsay Lohan. She was released from her court-ordered stint in rehab after 90 days, but she may be facing criminal charges for an incident that took place in rehab. She has been accused of battery after a skirmish with a Betty Ford Center staff member. The case has been turned over to the district attorney.

Jaime Pressly Arrested on Suspicion of DUI
Actress Jaime Pressly, who starred in the television series "My Name Is Earl," has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being stopped for a traffic violation in Santa Monica. The 33-year-old's $15,000 bail may be an indication that her blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit, although that information was not released by police.

David Arquette Enters Rehab for Alcoholism
Actor David Arquette has reportedly entered a rehab facility for treatment of alcoholism and depression. Arquette, who separated from this wife Courteney Cox during 2010, admitted earlier that he had been "drinking a lot" since the breakup.

Gerry Rafferty Loses Battle Against Alcoholism
Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty died at age 63 after a lengthy battle with alcoholism and liver disease. He wrote the 1978 hit "Baker Street" and co-wrote and sung the Stealers Wheel's 1972 hit record "Stuck in the Middle With You."

Former Bucs Quarterback Arrested for DUI
Shaun King, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, has been arrested for drunk driving after an early-morning traffic stop. Police said the 33-year-old King refused to take a blood-alcohol test and was taken to jail.

Tennessee Passes 'Game-Changing' DUI Laws
Tennessee has passed new state laws that toughen the penalties for drunk driving. The new laws allowed judges to deny bond for driver's with multiple DUI offenses or who are already out on bond for any alcohol-related offense. The laws also allow monitoring bracelets and interlock devices.
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Monday, January 3, 2011

Monday quotes

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
- Lee Iacocca

All limits are self imposed.
- Icarus

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
- Jose Incenerios

Waiting until everything is perfect before making a move is like waiting to start a trip until all the traffic lights are green.
- Karen Ireland

Turning it over in your mind won't plough the field.
- Irish Proverb

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
- William James

We can only teach that which we are.
- Jean Jaurès

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
- Lyndon Baines Johnson

An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

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