Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
- William Ralph Inge
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
After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.
- Italian Proverb
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
- Lyndon Baines Johnson
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
- Carl Gustav Jung
Wisdom is the reward for a lifetime of listening... when you'd have preferred to talk.
- D.J. Kaufman
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.
- Danny Kaye
Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.
- Nikos Kazantzakis
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
If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.
- Rabbi Harold Kushner
Friday, April 27, 2012
Posted by Fireman John at 11:28 PM
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
latest celebrity substance abuse news
from About .com/Alcoholism;
No Foul Play in Whitney Houston Case
Beverly Hills Police Lt. Mark Rosen said the investigation into Whitney Houston's death in a hotel bathtub has been concluded and investigators have determined that no foul play was involved. Apparently, no one is going to be charged with providing the Grammy award-winning singer with the cocaine that contributed to her death.
James Belushi Caught With Weed by TSA
Actor James Belushi tried to use his California medical marijuana card to explain a joint that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials found on him. Belushi won't be facing any charges. The TSA confiscated the joint and gave him a warning.
Amanda Bynes Arrested for DUI
Actress and singer Amanda Bynes has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after the BMW she was driving collided with another vehicle. The former "What I Like About You" star was a bit unfortunate that the other vehicle was a Los Angeles County Sheriff Department black and white cruiser.
Al Unser Jr. Convicted of Second DUI in Five Years
Race car driver Al Unser Jr. has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated, his second drunken driving conviction in the past five years. The charge came from an arrest last September for drag racing on a road near Albuquerque, NM.
Ex-Miss USA Fakih Reaches Plea Deal in DUI
Former Miss USA Rima Fakih has dodged a drunken driving conviction by entering a no contest plea to a lesser charge of driving while visibly impaired. Fakin claimed she wasn't drinking when she was arrested in December, but her blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit.
Attorney Jennifer Little Arrested for DUI
A high-profile Atlanta attorney and former president of the DeKalb County Bar Association has been arrested for DUI, speeding and reckless driving. Police said Jennifer Little was going 91 mph when she was stopped on Interstate-85 near Buford Highway. She refused sobriety tests.
Posted by Fireman John at 10:42 PM
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Never 'for the sake of peace and quiet' deny your own experience or convictions.
- Dag Hammarskjold
If you don't have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?
- Oscar Hammerstein II
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Life really can be so simple... You create your opportunities by asking for them.
- Patty Hansen
The 3 hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, "I was wrong."
- Sydney J. Harris
Vision is not enough, it must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.
- Vaclav Havel
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck by the difference between what things are and what they might have been.
- William Hazlitt
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
- Jimi Hendrix
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
- Hermann Hesse
We sometimes get all the information, but we refuse to get the message.
- Cullen Hightower
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. True nobility comes from being superior to your previous self.
- Hindu proverb
Posted by Fireman John at 12:23 PM
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
latest substance abuse celebrity news
Extent of Whitney Houston's Cocaine Use Revealed
The coroner's final 41-page report on the death of Whitney Houston revealed new insights into the extent of the singer's cocaine use. The report said detectives found a white, crystalline substance and spoon with residue in her Beverly Hills hotel room after she was found face down in the bathtub.
Ex-NFL QB Leaf Arrested for 2nd Time in Montana
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested twice within a week on burglary charges in his home state of Montana. Investigators said Leaf broke into homes to steal prescription drugs. Leaf was first arrested when police found Oxycodone in his golf bag.
Lions Nick Fairley Arrested for Marijuana Possession
Former Auburn star Nick Fairley became the third Detroit Lions rookie to be arrested for drug charges this year. Fairley was arrested for marijuana possession after neighbors complained of him driving his Cadillac Escalade too fast through the neighborhood.
Lions' Mikel Leshoure Facing Felony Marijuana Charge
Lions running back Mikel Leshoure has been arrested twice in less than a month on drug charges. He was charged with felony possession of marijuana while riding as a passenger in a rented SUV that was stopped for a traffic violation.
Braves Reliever Martinez Arrested for DUI
Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Cristhian Martinez is facing driving under the influence charges in Gwinnett County. Police stopped Martinez on Interstate-85 for weaving in and out of his traffic lane and driving too slow.
Former WWE Star Maven Arrested on Drug Charges
Maven Huffman, known in professional wrestling circles simply as "Maven," has been arrested in Florida on drug charges. The former WWE star was charged with doctor shopping, trying to get prescriptions for Oxycodone and Hydrocodone from more than one physician, a violation of Florida law.
Posted by Fireman John at 2:54 PM
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he's finished.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
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
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
- Bill Gates
Who knows what women can be when they are finally free to become themselves.
- Charles de Gaulle
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
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
- Arnold H. Glasgow
How many joys are crushed under foot because people look up at the sky and disregard what is at their feet?
- Catharina Elisabetha Goethe
Nothing in life is more exciting and rewarding than the sudden flash of insight that leaves you a changed person - not only changed, but for the better.
- Arthur Gordon
You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.
- Sacha Guitry
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