Friday, May 18, 2012

quotes for today

We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.
- Earl Nightingale

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
- Anais Nin

You must have long range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short range failures.
- Charles C. Noble

How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever.
- David Norris

Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
- Robert Orben

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
- P.J. O'Rourke

Vision enables you to glimpse into the future, to sense its hope and power, because you yourself are the means for that future's creation.
- 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.
- Padmisambha

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
- Satchel Paige

Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.
- Blaise Pascal

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
- Linus Pauling

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

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Friday, May 11, 2012

weekly celeb update

latest celebrity substance abuse news

'Lost' Star Matthew Fox Arrested for DUI
Star of the television show "Lost" Matthew Fox has been charged in Bend, Oregon with two misdemeanors as a result of a traffic stop for failing to signal properly. The 45-year-old Fox was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence and driving without a license.

Thomas Kinkade's Death Ruled Accidental Overdose
"Painter of Light" artist Thomas Kinkade's April 6 death has been ruled an accidental overdose of alcohol and prescription tranquilizers. Family members said Kinkade battled alcoholism and had a relapse just before his death in the Santa Clara home.

Ex-Miss USA Sentenced in Drunk Driving Case
Former Miss USA Rima Fakih, 26, avoided going to jail by pleading no contest to driving while visibly impaired in connection with her December drunk driving arrest. Instead she will serve six months on probation, do 20 hours of community service, pay a $600 fine and take an alcohol safety class.

Amanda Bynes to Lose Driver's License?
Former child star Amanda Bynes was already facing charged of colliding with a police vehicle and not stopping, when she hit another car and was chased down by Hollywood police. Bynes said she didn't know she had hit the other car and police believe her because of the lack of damage to both vehicles.

Singer Jake Owen Arrested on Alcohol Charges
Country singer Jake Owen attracted the attention of Vero Beach police when he got a bit too rowdy. The "Alone With You" singer later apologized for his behavior via Twitter saying he had a bit too much fun on Cinco de Mayo.

Clemson Star Watkins Arrested on Drug Charges
Clemson star receiver and All-American Sammy Watkins has been arrested along with soccer player Amadou-Tidiane Daniel Dia for possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. Watkins apologized for the incident after campus police found him with two pills for which he did not have a prescription.

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Monday, May 7, 2012

Monday quotes

One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody every night you go to bed.
- Ann Landers

The happy person is the one who finds occasions for joy at every step. He does not have to look for them, he just finds them.
- Ossian Lang

If there is no wind, row.
- Latin proverb

The past is an illusion. You must learn to live in the present and accept yourself for what you are now. What you lack in flexibility and agility you must make up with knowledge and constant practice.
- Bruce Lee

It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
- Ursula K. LeGuin

Buddha left a road map,
Jesus left a road map,
Krishna left a road map,
Rand McNally left a road map.
But you still have to travel the road yourself.
- Stephen Levine

Sometimes life is like a roller coaster, when you'd really rather be on the Ferris wheel. When you feel that big drop coming hold on, enjoy the ride, and remember that life is a great adventure.

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Saturday, May 5, 2012

weekly celeb update

celebrity substance abuse news from

Natalie Wood's Daughter Arrested on Drug Charges
Courtney Wagner, daughter of actor Robert Wagner and the late Natalie Wood, has been arrested for felony cocaine and heroin possession. Police searched her Malibu home after someone reported a woman's screams and a gunshot coming from the home. No one was injured.

Bobby Brown: I Didn't Get Whitney Houston Into Drugs
Singer Bobby Brown is taking no responsibility for the downfall and eventual death of his former wife Whitney Houston, telling "The Today Show" that he never used heavy drugs until she came into his life. Brown said Whitney was into drugs "way before" they became a couple.

Wiz Khalifa Busted For Marijuana in N.C.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa has been arrested again for possession of marijuana. Police found 11.39 grams of weed while searching his tour bus in North Carolina. He was given and citation, but will have to appear in court later to face charges.

'Oil Can' Boyd Tells ESPN He Used Crack Every Day
Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd says management turned the other way as he used crack cocaine everyday of the 1986 season with the Boston Red Sox because they needed his talent. Boyd said he even smoke in the Oakland clubhouse and carried the drug in his cap while on the mound.

Notre Dame Starting QB Rees Jailed
For the second year in a row, Notre Dame's starting quarterback has gotten in trouble with police. Tommy Rees was pepper-sprayed after leaving an off-campus party while resisting arrest for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor. Police said Rees' blood-alcohol level was 0.11.

Drunk Reports Car Stolen From Passenger Seat
Seattle police responded quickly when they received a 9-1-1 call from an intoxicated man who reported that his vehicle had been stolen. When officers recovered the vehicle, they had no problem finding the Audi's owner. He was sitting in the passenger seat.

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