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[tweetmeme] This is Oscar.  He is a “robot” at the Dutchess County Fair.
He moves slowly, but is great to watch for a while.
I don’t know his schedule, but when I saw him he was in the horticulture building.
If you look closely you can see he is wired for power 🙂

While I was watching he waved me over to shake my head.
Next he borrowed my sunglasses and struck a pose.
He’s a great attraction.

Have you visited the fair this year?
What’s your favorite attraction?

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I got an email today.  A section of it is pasted below.
Why do people who make blatant errors like this get the jobs and
yet I sit here unemployed?
This is beyond frustrating!

Have you ever made an error like this at work?
(That most likely thousands of people saw….)
Did you get into trouble?

And while you’re commenting…
Do you know of anyone hiring in Upstate NY?

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This is hilarious!

Have you ever been in a situation like this??

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Photo by Michael T. Henry.

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It’s late and I’m exhausted so you’re going to have to wait for The Weeklies….

This picture was taken Thursday June 10th, 2010 at Americade in Lake George, NY

Go ahead – CAPTION THIS!!

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Loaded Questions

Last night Michael and I attended the Times Union’s Baseball & Bloggers event at the Dale Miller Restaurant.   It was a fun evening with a great turn out.  It was out first visit to the Dale Miller Restaurant.  The event was held on the 13th Floor (A.K.A. – P1) and the views were beautiful!!  Mike Huber – the Times Union’s Interactive Audience Manager organized the event.  Job well done Mike 🙂

Baseball & Bloggers - Boston Red Sox vs. NY Yankees

We arrived earlier than most of the crowd along with Amanda Talar and Kari Vanalstine.  Soon after; we were approached by a Times Union photographer who wanted to take pictures of us.  After she took the picture she asked us “Where are you from?”  (Insert awkward silence here)

WHAT A LOADED QUESTION!!

Kari & I just before the question was asked. Photo by Anne Marie Sheehan

After she left Kari and I got talking about the possible answers.

Where it all stated:  I came from my Mother’s womb.
Where I grew up:  I grew up in Red Hook, NY (Dutchess County)
Since it was a blogging event I could have said my blog: Dozenroses13’s Blog
Where I currently live: Albany County

Kari’s response to the woman was “when?”  (She’s moved around through the years….)

What other loaded questions have you been asked??

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Photo of Kari & I updated 5/19/2010 2:43PM

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Cock - A - Doodle - Do!!

In Key West I went to take a picture of a rooster in the driveway of where we were staying.
He wanted to get away from me.
I never knew roosters were climbers!
Granted the little bugger flew onto the branch, but then it kept climbing!!

What have you learned about animals lately that has surprised you?

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He works hard for the money!!

While in Key West we went to Mallory Square to enjoy the sunset.  Every evening there are street performers and vendors in the area.  There was a guitar player and as he played, this little cutie would walk around to the audience members for the tips.  When you gave the dog the tip, he’d walk over and drop it into the bucket.  He was so cute!  He looked VERY well cared for too!  I bet the treats the guy gave him were gourmet!!

What’s the cutest animal trick you’ve seen lately?

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Betty White & Robert Redford (at least I'm pretty sure it's him!)

Back in March when Betty White was on Larry King Live, Larry asked who was on Betty’s “to-do” list.

KING: What haven’t you done that you want to do?  Who is on your to-do list?

WHITE: My answer to that, my standard answer is always Robert Redford.   But that doesn’t get me anywhere.

KING: Have you ever met him?

WHITE: No, and I never want to.  I just want to enjoy it from a distance.  I would be panicky if I ever met him.  I’ve taken his name in vain for so long.

KING: You have to go up to Utah and he’s there.

WHITE: I know  He’s also in Santa Monica.

KING: He’s not – he doesn’t hide.  He’s public.

WHITE: I just don’t ever want to meet him.  It would spoil all the fun.  I want to fantasize and talk about him behind his back.

KING: I’ll tell you, he looks just as good as he does on-screen and has ever looked.  He’s aged very well.

WHITE: Oh, I – tell me about it.

It got me thinking – throughout my life I’ve heard people say things like:
I’d love to meet Bruce Springsteen.
I’d love to meet Sting.
I’d love to meet Eric Clapton.
I’d love to meet Sully Erna.
I’d love to meet Robert Pattison.
I’d love to meet Clint Eastwood.
I’d love to meet Vin Diesel.
I’d love to meet Duane “The Rock” Johnson
I’d love to meet Justin Bieber.
I’d love to meet Derek Jeter.
I’d love to meet Wayne Gretzky.
I’d love to meet Jackie Chan.
I’d love to meet Jennifer Aniston.  }
I’d love to meet Brad Pitt.              }  You can’t mention one without the other two….
I’d love to be Angelina Jolie.           }

Well my question is this:  what do you say to these celebrities once you’ve met them?  I don’t know what I’d ask them if ever I were in the situation to meet a celebrity I was in awe of.  I also worry that if I did figure out something to ask then, they’d be rude and/or do something to ruin their “perfect” image I have of them in my mind.

Betty White has the right idea.  She fantasizes about Robert Redford but she doesn’t want to meet him and “spoil all the fun.”

What celebrities have you met?
What did you say to them/ask them?
Did they say or do anything to ruin your view of then?
Or if you haven’t met a celebrity, who would you like to meet and what would you say to them/ask them?

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Flip-Flop Socks

I know someone was saying their pet peeve was people that wore socks with sandles….

Thoughts?

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