Still Day 82. An Addendum

LOVELY BLOGGER AWARD!

How lucky am I.  I have just been nominated for the One Lovely Blog award by MANNINGTREE ARCHIVE.  If you haven’t already visited this blog, you should.  It is all about one man’s passion for the arts.  For film, theatre, music and literature.  But the twist is, the artists that he’s so passionate about are the ‘greats’ from another era.  So visiting the MANNINGTREE ARCHIVE is like a visit to a wonderful museum.

The rules for the award are:

Thank and link back to the person that nominated you.  SO THANKS, AGAIN, TO ………..       MANNINGTREE  ARCHIVE.

Post the award picture in your post.

Tell 7 things about yourself:

  • I’m afraid of heights.
  • I’m terrified of snakes.
  • Before I gave it up, I was a pretty good golfer.
  • My dream was to become an art director, not a writer.  But I’m very happy with the way it turned out.
  • If I’m really enjoying it, I can read an entire hard cover book in a day.
  • The most movies I have ever seen, in a single day, is 6; which I did very often when I went to the Toronto International Film Festival.
  • I’m addicted to reading my horoscope in the daily newspaper.

Nominate 15 other bloggers and notify them of their nomination.  Here is my diverse list of nominations, in no particular order:

Magnificent Nose

Perfect Whole

CANADIAN HIKING PHOTOGRAPHY

Margaret’s Miscellany

bottledworder

ellisnelson

Book Peeps

YONAPHOTO

The Better Man Project

The Grammar Belle

Hovercraftdoggy

Cristian Mihai

Abominations

The Misfortune of Knowing

It Started With a Quote

Day 82. Hush Now

Honestly, I can’t take it any more. You cannot open a newspaper, or watch television, without being absolutely bombarded with political opinions. The pundits are dissecting every word, every nuance, every stance, every plan, every wink, every blink, every smile, every frown, every step, every misstep, every platform, every remark (snide and otherwise), every criticism, every accusation that is coming out of anyone’s mouth.

They’re commenting on the opinions of other pundits, other networks, former politicos, the candidates, members of congress, celebrities and businessmen and women. They’re even commenting on what Mr. and Mrs. average American citizen is saying, as they’re interviewed coming out of malls and movie theatres and parking lots.

No wonder people are confused. How are you supposed to think with all that noise?

This is not my country, I’m talking about. It’s not my election. Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are not my candidates. I can’t vote. But I do vote here, in Canada. So this I know.

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