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Wild Card Monday, May 12, 2008

Good morning, Netizens...

Oh, dear, oh, dear what can the matter be...(traditional)

I can tell you what is the matter. It's MONDAY! It's time to hitch a ride on that big red wagon and it's back to work we go!

Having paid while I feel was a proper and due diligence to the Mothers of the world yesterday, I thought it only proper that I allow my penchant for humor to be allowed to run loose this morning, and thus our picture of the day, contains a bit of amusement, as we have 5 women waiting for the perfect man. I suppose we could envision a similar group of men sitting in a circle waiting for the “perfect woman”, although there might be some clinical changes to the table setting. (substitute beer bottles for the tea cups maybe.)

There has been a 7.8 earthquake in the Sichuan Province of China. One presumes, since they felt it as far away as Bangkok that they must have felt something at the Olympic headquarters where they are preparing for the World Olympics. Of course, the early-arriving tourists who understand how repression works in China probably pretend not to notice the buildings swaying at all. The news wires speak of 7600 dead, although that number could rise as they begin digging out collapsed buildings.

So here we are on what promises to be a rainy Monday. Hitch up your knickers, put on your best professional face and it's off to the races we go! Pour yourself a cup of today's Community Comment Virtual Espresso Bar blend, “Garbanzo Bean Reprieve”, have a seat at the bar and get ready for another day in Paradise, and as you partake of the ambiance this is your Monday Wild Card.



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