Anne Bouey

Anne Bouey

Jim's, Jessie's, Kristin's, and Kelly's mom. RN.
Here's a Takin in Bhutan. It's the national animal. :)
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Brazilian Bus Falls Through Huge Sinkhole, Gets Swept Away By Raging River - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015...
Brazilian Bus Falls Through Huge Sinkhole, Gets Swept Away By Raging River
24 Photos Show Exactly What It Looks Like To Be A Parent - http://boredomtherapy.com/what-pa...
24 Photos Show Exactly What It Looks Like To Be A Parent
24 Photos Show Exactly What It Looks Like To Be A Parent
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Let’s just get it out in the open: Being a parent isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, and kids are basically cute little balls of terror. Along the years, there are unfortunate moments that show just what it looks like to be a parent, and it’s not pretty. So take a look at the darker side of parenting – the epic fails, disastrous moments, and nail polish. Say what you will, these are spot-on. - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
Well, that made me smile! I've definitely experienced more than a few of those. The marker kid who used the walls and pets as canvas? All three of my boys. Parenting is tough! - Jenny H. from Android
^ We haven't experienced that. Yet. Please tell me that the worst is behind us. (Yeah, right!) - Stephan Planken
The baby on top of the dad's head... that's so Linky. To. A. Tee. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
Stay Gold, Friendfeed - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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*blush* - Bren from iPhone
:) Gotta share it, Bren. - Anne Bouey
I appreciate that, Anne. Very much. <3 - Bren from iPhone
For ellbeecee: The pineapple survived, but the watermelon didn't. :(
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Looks like it died with a smile on its face, though. - Spidra Webster
waka waka - bentley
poor thing. - ellbeecee from Android
@Betsy: Pac Melon - Big Joe Silenced
"Feed me, Seymour!" My first thought when I saw the watermelon... :) - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
Name that watermelon Audrey. - April Russo (FForever!)
thats a pacman face.. after he got its treat .. :)- - Peter Dawson
For its funeral I recommend not flushing it down the toilet. - Steve C, Team Marina
That watermelon is totally laughing at the pineapple's haircut. - Hookuh Tinypants
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6.0 Earthquake centered a few miles away did some damage here.
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I was like "HOLY HELL!!!1!1!" until I realised the portrait photos are landscape here :) - Johnny from iPhone
Whoa. Everybody okay? - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
Hope y'all are ok. - Kirsten from Android
Everyone is fine. Despite what the photos show, the house didn't flip over! Pics just showed up sideways. :) - Anne Bouey from iPhone
When I saw the epicenter, I wondered if you guys were unscathed. Glad to hear. - Anika
Power is out so we'll see if there's damage to the house in daylight. - Anne Bouey from iPhone
that poor pineapple ;) (glad everyone is ok) - ellbeecee from Android
Glad you're okay. - MoTO Boychick Devil
Glad everyone is okay. Stay safe! - Kristin from iPhone
I didn't think it was that big! It woke us up, but I was thinking it was in the 4.x range. I'm glad you are okay and hope that, in the daylight, the damage isn't worse. - vicster.
Glad you're OK. - Eric Logan
I'm glad you guys are okay. - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
Glad you're all ok! - Mary Carmen from iPhone
But how is the beautiful deck??? Oh and the kitty? :) - Steve C, Team Marina
Very glad you guys are okay. You were the first person I thought of when I heard where it was. *hugs* - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Yeesh. Felt it here in Sac so I knew it had to be a big one. Glad you're okay, Anne. - Corinne L
Just saw the news and raced to check in. I'm glad you're okay! - joey
Glad you're ok! I now understand why the previous owners of my house had baby proofing on lower AND upper cabinets. Wondering if I should put them back on... - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
^ Good idea - Stephan Planken from iPhone
((((Anne)))) - VALZONE#SCREWED
Earthquake putty for display items. Can't recommend it enough <3 - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Glad you're OK. "hugs" - #cryptic from FFHound(roid)!
(((( )))) ... hope you are doing OK!! - Sepi ⌘ سپی
Glad to hear you're OK! - Victor Ganata from iPhone
Scary. I felt it all the way down here in Watsonville. - Rodfather from Android
glad you all are ok! - holly #ravingfangirl
Happy to hear that no one was hurt! - Jenny H. from Android
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Apart from that person spamming your feed, that petition has hardly any signups, only 156 but they need 100,000! I doubt its success - Halil
34 Hilarious Photos Of Kids Losing It Over NOTHING. - Dose - Your Daily Dose of Amazing - http://www.dose.com/lists...
34 Hilarious Photos Of Kids Losing It Over NOTHING. - Dose - Your Daily Dose of Amazing
34 Hilarious Photos Of Kids Losing It Over NOTHING. - Dose - Your Daily Dose of Amazing
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"It's known that kids say the darndest things...but this also holds true with their tears. Most times, they'll cry about absolutely nothing and everytime it's absolutely hilarious." - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
"He meet Bill Murray" LOL - Xabaras (G.O.) from FFHound!
"He didn't want to share his leg hole" :D - Eivind
Not being allowed to have more bacon is NOT nothing!!!!! - Melly
It might be when there's a fair bit of bacon already on your plate :P - Soup in a TARDIS
That's totally not the point! - Melly
"We took her to a Justin Bieber concert." <--that's not trivial, not even with a set of noise cancelling headphones! - April Russo (FForever!)
#14 & #22 seem related. - April Russo (FForever!)
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High-flying CEO quits after daughter writes list of 22 milestones he missed - 9news.com.au - http://www.9news.com.au/world...
High-flying CEO quits after daughter writes list of 22 milestones he missed - 9news.com.au
"The head of a $2 trillion investment fund has revealed he quit his job after his 10-year-old daughter wrote him a note listing 22 special moments in her life he had missed. California-based Mohamed El-Erian shocked the financial world when he announced his resignation as chief executive of PIMCO in January 2014. Mr El-Erian, who made $100 million 2011 alone, said in a recent essay for Worth that his wife and daughter were at the heart of his decision to quit." - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
Wow. - Joe
Just like Urban Meyer. But then he un-quit. - Marie
I think he received a wake-up call - Mo Kargas
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To keep customers coming back, some Chinese restaurants are lacing noodles with opiates - Quartz - http://qz.com/271411...
To keep customers coming back, some Chinese restaurants are lacing noodles with opiates - Quartz
"Forget Colorado, stoners. The real frontier of narcotic edibles is in Shaanxi province, China. A restaurant owner there just confessed to police that to keep customers coming back, he had infused his noodles with 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of pulverized poppy buds—which can contain narcotics like morphine and codeine—that he bought in August for 600 yuan ($98). Apparently, it worked; the restaurant boss said customer numbers leapt (link in Chinese) after he started using his “special” seasoning. Chinese authorities say doses were enough to addict frequent diners, reports the South China Morning Post (paywall). Police launched an investigation only after one of the restaurant’s repeat customers tested positive for opiates in a routine urine screen. But Zhang, the shop owner, wasn’t the first Chinese restaurateur to strike upon this idea—not by a long shot. An investigative report in 2011 found that illegal poppy products are available in Shaanxi markets—with restaurant owners being the... more... - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
"Restaurant owners all over China have long embraced this customer retention trick. Last year, two restaurants in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou were caught adding pulverized poppies to their food. The prior year, seven restaurants in Ningxia were found to be dousing their hotpot soups with morphine. A Sichuan restaurant has repeatedly been found to feature codeine as a “secret... more... - Anne Bouey
Ah, entrepreneurship... - Eivind
"The 26-year-old diner whose urine test exposed the noodle shop’s secret is still in prison for drug use—even though further police testing suggested he tested positive as a result of the poppy-laced noodles. “Whether it’s through self-inflicted drug use or unwitting food consumption, it’s still drug use,” says local police chief Ma Yubin told the Xi’an Evening News. “The law doesn’t draw a sharp distinction between the two.”" Oh, China. - Jessie
I'm both excited and appalled by this... - Hookuh Tinypants
Sounds like the police chief needs his noodles spiked. - Todd Hoff
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50 Books Every Parent Should Read to Their Child – Flavorwire - http://flavorwire.com/416006...
50 Books Every Parent Should Read to Their Child – Flavorwire
50 Books Every Parent Should Read to Their Child – Flavorwire
"According to a new study, the hallowed practice of bedtime reading is falling by the wayside — and that some quarter of a million children in the UK do not own a single book. This is a terrible shame, as regular bedtime stories have been shown to increase children’s performance in school, and are also awesome and can help create strong lifetime bonds, both with literature and with parents. So, from the peanut gallery of those who loved being read to (and still wouldn’t say no to a bedtime story): 50 books that every parent should read to their child. For the purposes of this list, we’re only considering books aimed primarily at children under 10 (according to the School Library Journal), which means you won’t find outstanding children’s chapter books like The Hobbit, A Wrinkle in Time, Patricia C. Wrede’s Enchanted Forest Chronicles, or C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia here, nor will you find mention of your favorite bespectacled wizard — the idea being that these are books kids are... more... - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
I recently realized that The Little Prince is considered to be a children's book... I was astonished. - Lo
My kids were completely mystified by The Little Prince. - Stephen Mack
Great list, though. I'd quibble about which Roald Dahl book they picked, but beyond that not many complaints. - Stephen Mack
I'd add "Library Lion" by Michelle Knudsen. (Here's a version being read: http://www.storylineonline.net/library...) - Stephen Mack
And no Wrinkle In Time? - Stephen Mack
I first read Library Lion as a grown-up when I was cataloguing a Spanish edition. I *adore* the drawings. The one that stands out is when the lion is outside, standing in the rain. - bentley
Quite a few of my favorites from childhood are in there! :D - Soup in a TARDIS
I help with 'Reading Partners', and go to a Sunnyvale elementary school and read with 2nd and 3rd graders twice a week for 45 minutes. Last year my 2 girls increased their reading levels dramatically and it is very rewarding. I think I have read most of those books to them over the year. - sam williams
Cool thanks Anne - Steve C, Team Marina
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Going to a Dia de Los Muertos party!
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Excellent! Pour one out for my lovelife! - Spidra Webster
Did you do your own makeup? - Jessie
:))) - Jenny H. from Android
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I've never read anything written by Terry Pratchett. I'm so impressed by the outpouring of love for him. What would you recommend as a first book?
I think "The Colour of Water" is in the house somewhere, unless Kelly took it. It was the only legitimate paperback I bought in Beijing. - Jessie
In a lot of ways, "Going Postal" can be a good start (the world he's built is pretty well established, but the character you're starting with is new, and building a new life.) "Nation," as a stand alone, is also pretty great, but unrelated to the Discworld stuff. - Jennifer Dittrich
Thanks for the recommendations. :) - Anne Bouey
http://www.lspace.org/books... - depending on what you like, I would say either the Tiffany Aching novels ("young adult"), Death series, Witches series, or Guards series would be best. Rincewind series were the first, and most Douglas Adams-ish, and he grew away from that direction over time. Still enjoyable. - Andrew C (✔)
I loved "Witches Abroad" and his collaboration with Neil Gaiman, "Good Omens" - vicster.
'Equal Rites' is a fun satire. 'Pyramids' is fun for all the wordplay. Any of the Rincewind books ('Color of Magic', 'Light Fantastic', 'Interesting Times' are my faves) are hilarious. - Anika
Thanks, all. :) - Anne Bouey
I'll second Good Omens since it's standalone. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Thank you. - Anne Bouey
September 23, 2007 to April 9, 2015 An extraordinary time of my life.
Your friendship is one of the best things to come of FriendFeed, Anne. - Kevin Fox from iPhone
What a sweet thing to say, Kevin. I have so enjoyed my friendship with you and Rachel. Closing FF won't change that. :) <3 - Anne Bouey
Late lunch
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Grilled Asparagus Salad...yum! - Anne Bouey
So glad you explained. I'm on a small device and can't expand the image and it looked like you were eating a massive bowl of boiled sweets! - Soup in a TARDIS
Mmmmm....candy salad.... - Jessie
A bowl of sweets might be nice, but boiled? Eww. The salad is tasty though. - Anne Bouey
Isn't boiled sweets what UK folks call hard candy? - Corinne L
I'm a US folk but, yes, I meant hard candy. We always called them "boiled sweets" in my house (particularly if they were of the horrible old style, like those shitty ones wrapped to look like strawberries) - Soup in a TARDIS
HA HA HA! Your family is very wise. Those strawberry candies were quite awful. Wasn't there a pineapple one that was equally as awful? - Corinne L
There were pineapple ones too? Ugh, I think I just threw up in my mouth a little! - Soup in a TARDIS from iPhone
#askmeanything I'll play. (but I'm not very good with favorites)
What brought you to FF? - LB needs a break. from Android
Have you always lived in California? - vicster.
Is the job you have now the one you wanted when you were little? - Spidra Webster
My son signed me up on FF before it was launched (9/23/07). He's one of the founders. :) - Anne Bouey
What makes for a good salad, in your opinion? - Meg VMeg
Is Jim your favorite? (Feel free to not answer, just making a joke.) - OCoG of FF, Jimminy
Except for eight years in Colorado I've spent my life here. I'm a native San Franciscan. - Anne Bouey
What are some of the top travel spots still to visit on your bucket list? - Tamara J. B.
My job is the one I wanted when I was little, but I'd probably have changed it if I had been choosing in my 20s. - Anne Bouey
A sweet childhood memory? - AHnix (Anna Haro)
A good salad, hmm. Spinach with fruit and nuts. - Anne Bouey
Jim is my favorite son. :) - Anne Bouey
I'd still like to see South America, Russia, more of Africa, and much of the mideast (not likely to happen). I regret missing the opportunity to see Egypt when it was stable. - Anne Bouey
I have general happy childhood memories with my family until my mom died when I was eleven. That made us grow up pretty fast. There's a lot I don't recall until I'm reminiscing with my brothers. - Anne Bouey
A sweet memory you have with your children? - AHnix (Anna Haro)
Cross-country skiing with them in Colorado. I was very pregnant with the last one and carried another on my back. My husband also had one on his back and was pulling a sled with the oldest in it. - Anne Bouey
Who is your favorite relative by marriage living in the hood in So Cal? (PS don't forget I know where you live) - Steve C, Team Marina
Oh, Steve C., you, of course, in the LB area. :) - Anne Bouey
I'll take it. Follow up which of your kids is your favorite? And which is your least favorite? And what does it take to jump ahead of your least favorite and into your family? - Steve C, Team Marina
I'm going to be that mom at whose funeral each of the kids shows up wearing an I'm Mom's Favorite shirt because I secretly told each of them he/she was my favorite. :) You're already a part of the family, no need to do anything more. - Anne Bouey
Will you marry me? - Melly
Which do you think will get you first, instant karma or the rhythm? - Corinne L
Are you religious, Anne? - Jenny H. from Android
Which of the kitties is your favorite? - Jessie
Melly, of course, but I come with four grown kids. :) - Anne Bouey
Corinne, definitely the rhythm. - Anne Bouey
Janet, I'll have to think about that one. :) - Anne Bouey
Jenny, yes. - Anne Bouey
Jessie, hmmm. - Anne Bouey
I know. You have three winners at home, so it's hard to choose. - Jessie
I'm sure you can't decide, Anne, because Butterbuns is not currently in residence. He's clearly the best. - Soup in a TARDIS
Best compliment ever received? - AHnix (Anna Haro)
Fwd: Dear FriendFeed community, We're following up to remind you that FriendFeed will be shutting down soon. We've been maintaining the service since we joined Facebook five years ago, but the number of people using FriendFeed has been steadily declining and the community is now just a fraction of what it once was. Given this, we've decided that...
"start winding things down. Beginning today, we will no longer accept new signups. You will be able to view your posts, messages, and photos until April 9th. On April 9th, we'll be shutting down FriendFeed and it will no longer be available. We want to thank you all for being such a terrific and enthusiastic community. We're proud of what we built so many years ago, and we recognize that it would have never been possible without your support." - The FriendFeed team - Benjamin Golub - Anne Bouey
This is horrible :( - Soup in a TARDIS
horrible is not enough :( - Pea Bukowski
Boo! - Ken Gidley
I don't feel very well - WizMorgan ciao, coddi? from Flucso
I think it's a fair and reasonable decision. It was a good run. I have a lot of happy memories from this place. - Brent Schaus
oh it's surprised us all it went on this long. - Pete's Got To Go
Oh, I may think it's fair and reasonable, Brent. That doesn't mean I have to like it. ;) - ellbeecee
I don't argue with you, Brent...but it's still sad. - walt crawford
I am so sad. I feel like a grandchild is dying. In a way, it is. - Anne Bouey
give us a backup tool at least - Sig. N from Flucso
Winter is coming! - effemmeffe from Flucso
Zuckerberg sucks! - GePs from Flucso
oh, please give us a WORKING backup tool... - Sig. N from Flucso
Fwd: We just pushed a change to make paging back through your feed more robust and reliable as you go further back in time. (via http://friendfeed.com/bgolub...)
Ant gin and cricket soup - The Santa Fe New Mexican: Taste - http://www.santafenewmexican.com/life...
Ant gin and cricket soup - The Santa Fe New Mexican: Taste
Ant gin and cricket soup - The Santa Fe New Mexican: Taste
"Bugs in a gourmet kitchen are usually something to be squashed or swatted. But at Le Cordon Bleu, the esteemed French cooking school, chefs and food scientists spent a week simmering, sauteing and grilling insects to extract innovative flavors they say could open a new gastronomic frontier. As a finale to their research, the school’s Bangkok branch held a seminar Thursday called “Edible Insects in a Gastronomic Context,” which booked up weeks in advance. The event included lectures and a tasting menu for 60 open-minded participants, a mix of student chefs, scientists, professors and insect farmers. First came a vial of ant-infused gin, followed by a shot glass of warm cricket consomme, then an hors d’oeuvre of cockchafer butter and herb crisp. For the unfamiliar, a cockchafer could be mistaken for a water bug but is in fact a giant beetle. The insects were not visible in the final products but artfully hidden, pureed into batters, their juices extracted for essence. “We didn’t want... more... - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
"The idea for the event was inspired by local eating habits in Southeast Asia. In Thailand and neighboring countries, many people eat fried insects as snacks, leading Mercier and colleagues to wonder if they could learn from the locals. He ran the idea past his Paris headquarters and “they were excited by the idea,” he said. “You have to approach this with a really open mind,” said... more... - Anne Bouey
"Chefs should tap the knowledge of cooks in countries where insects are commonly eaten, he said. According to the U.N., insects have long been part of human diets in nearly 100 countries, particularly in Asia, Africa and Latin America. In Thailand alone, there are 200 species of insects eaten as food, said Patrick Durst, a senior official with the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization... more... - Anne Bouey
"Cockchafer" x__x - Eivind
Other than that, bring on the insects! I actually discussed insect eating with Jenny a few days ago. (She's a bit sceptical still, but I'm sure she'll come around :)) - Eivind
The chef can add cockroach and white worm to make it more creamy :) - Mahdi
I don't think I could knowingly do it, but Jessie did in Cambodia. - Anne Bouey
I tried all kinds of creepy-crawlies in the night market in Beijing. It doesn't bother me as long as they're dead before they're served. I need more training to be comfortable with the creepies still being crawly when they enter my mouth. - Eivind
You can find the same stuffs in North of Thailand like Chiang Mai. I have seen even worse in Vietnam :( - Mahdi
Happy Lunar New Year! http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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Thanks to Dominic. :) - Anne Bouey
In Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka and Amei (indigenous Taiwanese). :) - Jessie
In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day - LA Times - http://www.latimes.com/world...
In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day - LA Times
"In India, young couples need to be on their toes this Valentine's Day. Merely expressing their love in public could lead to unintended marriage. Right-wing Hindu groups, continuing an annual campaign against what they see as an indecent "Western festival," have vowed to force marriage on couples attempting to celebrate the holiday on Saturday. "If you are in love, you should get married," said Ashok Sharma, vice president of Hindu Mahasabha, a conservative Hindu religious organization with branches across the country. "Roaming around in public without marriage does not fit in Indian culture. If we find such young couples, we will get them married off." Hindu fundamentalists will be on the lookout for couples carrying roses or canoodling at malls and parks, news reports said. Another right-wing group, Bajrang Dal, reportedly plans to deploy priests in parks in the northern city of Lucknow to conduct shotgun wedding ceremonies as needed. Sharma said Hindu Mahasabha's campaign would not... more... - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
The Lord of the Rings: Let it Go Parody http://www.youtube.com/watch...
The Lord of the Rings: Let it Go Parody   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wNnbMCrtZg
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Rhymes with Orange by Hilary Price - Rhymes with Orange Comic Strip | Comics Kingdom - http://comicskingdom.com/rhymes-...
Rhymes with Orange by Hilary Price - Rhymes with Orange Comic Strip | Comics Kingdom
My very own needlepoint artwork by Helen! Love it!
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Thank you so much for thinking of me. This lovely creation has a special place in my office. :) - Anne Bouey
very nice. - Mike Nencetti
The colors in that cross-stitch are just so lovely!! - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
Helen is magic. :) - Alix May
Songwriter, Poet Rod McKuen Dies At 81 : The Two-Way : NPR - http://www.npr.org/blogs...
Songwriter, Poet Rod McKuen Dies At 81 : The Two-Way : NPR
"The obituary in The Los Angeles Times describes Rod McKuen as "prolific" and that may well be an understatement considering the many compositions he churned out. McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry. His work included the Academy Award-nominated song "Jean" from the 1969 film The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, and McKuen's music for the animated feature "A Boy Named Charlie Brown" was also nominated for an Oscar. The Los Angeles Times writes: Among McKuen's commercial success in the 1960s and '70s were his reworking of Jacques Brel's song "Le Moribond" for the English-language version of "Seasons in the Sun," which was later covered by the Kingston Trio and Terry Jacks. Frank Sinatra recorded an album of McKuen songs in 1969 called "A Man Alone," which included "Love's Been Good to Me." For as much as McKuen seemed to be loved by the general public, that was not the case with critics. The New York Times writes: "For a generation of Americans... more... - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
RIP - Anne Bouey
If Obituaries of Male Authors Were Like The Australian's Obituary of Colleen McCullough - http://bust.com/if-obit...
If Obituaries of Male Authors Were Like The Australian's Obituary of Colleen McCullough
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"The Australian's bizarre obituary of bestselling novelist Colleen McCullough has received international attention for its sexist second sentence: "Plain of feature and certainly overweight, she was, nevertheless, a woman of wit and warmth."  McCullough's The Thorn Birds sold over 30 million copies worldwide, making her the most successful author in Australian literature.  So for your pleasure I have written a few other obituaries in the style of The Australian." - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
JRR Tolkien London, Sept. 2 Tolkien looked out at the world from eyes that were set very deep in his head. Even though the skin beneath those eyes was baggy and he wore too much tweed, the public was enthusiastic for "The Lord of the Rings." The author and linguist was 81 years old... - Anne Bouey
Gabriel García Márquez Mexico City, April 17 A thick mustache enhanced the bushy effect of eyebrows that ought to have been waxed, but when Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez smiled he radiated warmth... - Anne Bouey
David Foster Wallace Claremont, California September 12 He probably never ironed a shirt in his life. Yet the author of critically acclaimed novels including Infinite Jest... - Anne Bouey
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Moscow, August 3 He wore a beard like Abraham Lincoln except without the mustache, then grew in the mustache in an attempt to compensate for the lost follicles of a receding hairline. None of it quite worked as a fashion statement. Nonetheless, Solzhenitsyn did more than any other to raise international awareness of abuses in Soviet labor camps... - Anne Bouey
Jean-Paul Sartre Paris, April 15 None of Jean-Paul Sartre's glasses suited his face and a wandering left eye made an unbearable impression. The chain smoking existentialist reeked of tobacco... - Anne Bouey
Seattle vs Green Bay--Taiwanese News Edition: http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Seattle vs Green Bay--Taiwanese News Edition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfS_CjMU52Q
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Wacky Taiwanese animated news report. - Anne Bouey
Man...if the Madden games were like that, I'd own ALL of them. - Anika
Bump for a game preview! - Anne Bouey
Fwd: Gates Foundation Uses Art to Encourage Vaccination - NYTimes.com - http://www.nytimes.com/2015... (via http://friendfeed.com/justduc...)
Fwd: Gates Foundation Uses Art to Encourage Vaccination - NYTimes.com - http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/07/arts/design/gates-foundation-uses-art-to-encourage-vaccination.html?ref=arts&_r=0 (via http://ff.im/1kP299)
Fwd: Gates Foundation Uses Art to Encourage Vaccination - NYTimes.com - http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/07/arts/design/gates-foundation-uses-art-to-encourage-vaccination.html?ref=arts&_r=0 (via http://ff.im/1kP299)
Thought Melly might be interested in this. - Anne Bouey
Happy New Year from Murphy's Irish Pub!
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Happy New Year, Anne. - Micah
Happy New Year's, Anne! - Jenny H. from Android
Happy New Year, Anne! - vicster.
Happy New Year, dear Anne! - mina_sydney from iPhone
Happy new year, Anne. - Stephan Planken from iPhone
Happy new year! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Happy New Year, wonderful Anne! - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Happy 2015! - Son of Groucho
Happy New Year, lovely Anne! :) - AHnix (Anna Haro)
Happy new year, Anne! :) - ma∟ıĸ
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