Thursday, March 31, 2011
The first recipe of happiness - avoid too lengthy meditations on
- Andre Maurois
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
- E E. Cummings
Don't waste a minute being unhappy. If one window closes - run
to the next window - or break down a door.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes to do,
but in liking what one has to do.
- James Barrie
Happiness is a grateful spirit, an optimistic attitude, and a
heart full of love.
Enjoy your life without comparing it to others.
The good we do today becomes the happiness of tomorrow.
The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your
- William F. Scholavino
Success is always to be found on the other side of fear.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at
night and in between does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan
If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't,
you'll find an excuse.
- Jim Rohn
Posted by Fireman John at 12:09 PM
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
latest news of celebs and substance abuse from
Lindsay Lohan Rejects Plea Deal Again
Lindsay Lohan has rejected a plea deal in her felony grand theft case on charges that she stole a necklace from a Venice Beach jewelry store. A preliminary hearing scheduled in April will determine if she will go to trial and if she has violated her probation on her 2007 DUI conviction.
Martin Sheen: Charlie Is 'Emotionally Crippled'
Actor Martin Sheen told reporters that he understands what his son Charlie Sheen is going trough, because he has had his own public psychotic episodes. He said Charlie is behaving like a child because he stop growing emotionally when he started taking drugs at a young age.
Snoop Dogg Promotes Controversial New Alcohol Drink
Rapper Snoop Dogg has done a video promoting a controversial new drink that opponents say should be banned because it's targeted at younger drinkers. The drink called Blast contains 12% alcohol and comes in grape, raspberry watermelon, strawberry lemonade and blueberry pomegranate flavors.
Paris Hilton Prosecutor Arrested for Cocaine
The Las Vegas deputy district attorney who prosecuted Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars on drug charges has been arrested for buying crack cocaine. David Schubert, 47, was charged with one count of cocaine possession.
Seattle's Adam Kennedy Charged in DUI
A January traffic stop in California has resulted in drunken driving for Seattle Mariners' player Adam Kennedy. Stopped on a Newport Beach freeway, Kennedy faces a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and a misdemeanor count of driving with a blood alcohol level above the legal limit.
Dallas CB Bryan McCann Arrested
Dallas Cowboys cornerback Bryan McCann was arrested for public intoxication and taken to the city detox center before being released eight hours later. The defensive back and special teams player denies that he was intoxicated at the time
Posted by Fireman John at 2:34 PM
Thursday, March 17, 2011
more news of the rich and not infamous
Another Manic Week for Charlie Sheen
Actor Charlie Sheen had a busy week, which ended with LAPD police searching his home for weapons that might put him in violation of a restraining order his ex-wife took out on him March 1. The police said they were just doing their due-diligence.
Charlie Sues Warner Bros. for $100 Million
As promised, Charlie Sheen files a "big" lawsuit against the studio that produced the hit "Two and a Half Men" television show.
'Two and a Half Men' Studio Fires Charlie
Charlie's response: "It is a big day of gladness at the Sober Valley Lodge because now I can take all of the bazillions, never have to look at whatshisc--k again and I never have to put on those silly shirts for as long as this warlock exists in the terrestrial dimension."
Lindsay Lohan's Plead Deadline Extended
A California judge gave actress Lindsay Lohan another two weeks to make up her mind on whether she will accept a plea deal or go to trial on charges of stealing a necklace from a Venice Beach jewelry store. She will have to make up her mind by March 23.
Video Shows Lindsay Lohan Taking Necklace
Meanwhile, Kamofie & Co. sold its security videos of Lohan walking out with the necklace to the television show "Entertainment Tonight." The store says it will auction off the necklace for charity after they get it back from the police.
Eric Clapton Guitars to Be Auctioned
Guitar icon Eric Clapton will auction off more than 70 or his guitars and other musical items to raise money for the Crossroads Center treatment facility that he founded in Antigua. Included in the auction will be a 2005 Fender Stratocaster Signature Model, which is expected to sell for $20,000 to $30,000. In 2004, the original "Blackie" sold for $959,000.
TV Reporter Rolanda Watts Arrested For DUI
Former WNBC and WABC reporter and anchor Roland Watts has been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of drunken driving. She was held on $15,000 bail in the Van Nuys jail after her early-morning arrest.
Posted by Fireman John at 5:28 PM
Thursday, March 10, 2011
As you listen to your spirit, peace follows. So follow your spirit. Build your foundation in your heart.
- Sara Paddison
If you want to know your past life, look into your present condition; if you want to know your future, look into your present action.
The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and the unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed.
- Gordon Parks
Just for today I will be happy. Just for today I will try to live through this day only, not to tackle my whole life problem at once. I can do things for twelve hours that would appall me if I had to keep them up for a lifetime. Just for today...
- Sybyl F. Partridge
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.
- Blaise Pascal
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- General George Patton
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
- Norman Vincent Peale
Don't wait for love whatever you do, people can't make your dreams come true.
- Shakl Pemberton
If you attempt intimacy with another person before you have done the hard work of becoming whole yourself, all relationships become an attempt to complete yourself.
- Leslie Perrot
Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
- John Petit-Senn
Posted by Fireman John at 9:16 AM