Obama just bought his first new tuxedo in fifteen years. Former Tennessee senator and Law & Order star Fred Thompson will rent out his luxury D.C. one-bedroom during the inauguration for $30,000 for five days. Hairspray star Aubrey O’Day has been introducing a certain female friend as “my girlfriend,” not because she really is, but to show her opposition to Proposition 8, which banned same-sex couples in California from marrying. Daytime-TV-looking self-help guru Tony Robbins’s rep says it isn’t true that he and a gang walked out on $330 of food they’d ordered at Philippe Miami without even leaving the proportionate tip for the waiters. Newly scuzzy-looking Mickey Rourke is now make a new flick with Jason Statham, Ray Winstone, 50 Cent, and Michael Shannon (of the new movie Revolutionary Road). Kevin Jonas says it’s a rumor and a lie that he’s leaving the Jonas Brothers. Good. Now can the week really begin in earnest? … [Read more...] about When Andrew Cuomo and Sandra Lee Marry, They’ll Have a Wedding-Cake Village Made With Twinkies
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In the back of AF One were 13 reporters. They were covering the biggest story of their lives and they too had families and were worried. This is a picture of Sonya Ross @sonyagal of A.P., right after one of the towers went down. ABC’s @AnnCompton is in the 2nd row. pic.twitter.com/Bep4JuMF1s … [Read more...] about Ari Fleischer Was By President Bush’s Side On 9/11. Here’s His Account Of What Happened That Tragic Day
San Luis Resort Have a high-roller weekend at this full-service resort. You’re steps from the beach but I find myself always lingering at The Cove, the resort’s posh pool area where private pool-side cabanas come with premium lounge seating and flat-screen televisions. Treat yourself to a massage at the spa. The hotel has an award-winning steakhouse with cozy bar, or try the Grotto for Italian favorites. If those don’t tempt you, dozens of terrific restaurants are within walking distance. Rates from $359. 5222 Seawall, Galveston; 800-445-0090; sanluisresort.com … [Read more...] about 5 Labor Day getaways less than 2 hours away
He didn't mention how deep his despair has been, as he comes to grips with his lungs. He didn't mention the guilt he felt, wondering if he passed the virus to his father, who had not survived. He didn't mention his first nights back home, when he lay fully awake, one night and then two nights and then three. He didn't say how his partner then said enough was enough, and went to the pharmacy to get sleeping pills, and how he'd agreed to take them, because that was the one way to briefly quiet his mind six months after being infected with covid-19. … [Read more...] about Italy’s Bergamo is calling back coronavirus survivors. About half say they haven’t fully recovered.
I really think that can help solve a lot, if everyone has a good path to opportunities out there. Just like with my kids, they had better opportunities, but no telling where they would have been. Seventy-five percent of Black males in the CPS system end up in prison. None of mine are in. Why? Because they had opportunities. … [Read more...] about SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Gary Gates integrates family issues into legislation, urges mask wearing