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"If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude."

- Maya Angelou

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thesimpsonswayoflife:

Ralph Appreciation Post - Part III

All this needs is the “Super Nintendo Chalmers” one

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celebuzz:

You know what you wanna do? Watch Weird Al’s “Word Crimes,” a perfect parody of “Blurred Lines.” Watch it!

straight out of Lynwood!

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kogonewsradio600:

San Diego lost a great man today!  Tony Gwynn passed away at 54.  He was a true gentleman, an amazing athlete and Mr. San Diegan!

Click here to check out photos from his career!

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Forever in our hearts. Rest in peace, Mr. Padre.

(via thisissandiego)

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laughingatmynightmare:

Here she is in all of her glory: the official cover for my memoir! I promise this book, which is scheduled for release in October of this year, will make you laugh, cry, and think about life from a new perspective. See below for how you can pre-order your copy TODAY! I’m also running a contest to give away some prizes if you reblog this, details below!

You can pre-order your copy of my book right now! I hope you will because my ultimate dream is for this book to be a #1 Bestseller! Grab your copy from any of these places:

Amazon: http://amzn.com/162672007X

Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/laughing-at-my-nightmare-shane-burcaw/1118064959?ean=9781626720077

IndieBound: http://www.indiebound.org/book/9781626720077

Booksamillion: http://www.booksamillion.com/p/Laughing-My-Nightmare/Shane-Burcaw/9781626720077?id=5948313314079

Powell’s: http://www.powells.com/biblio/62-9781626720077-0

I want to give a big thanks to Matt Carr for doing the cover shoot with me. He’s the coolest dude and you should check out his site! http://www.mattcarr.com/

NOW FOR THE CONTEST! I will pick one random reblogger of this post and send to you a box of goodies with the following:

-An autographed Advanced Edition of my book (I get a couple of these to give to people way before the book comes out in October.

-A page from my manuscript

-Candy

-Some handwritten haikus

-A picture of my cat

-Other fun surprises!

You have until Friday 3/21 to reblog.

Thank you everyone! Let’s see if we can get this on the New York Times Bestsellers List!!!

EEEEEEK! Message me if you preorder so I can send you virtual kisses.

Yeah Shane!!

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craftjunkie:

1000 Cards for Frank 
Life is full of ups and downs, and Frank and Lisa Poteet have felt them all.
"The last five years, I mean you try to get ahead of that," started Lisa, who five years ago lost her 16-year-old daughter Kayla in a crash. "It’s the worst pain there is."
That hits hard, but for the Poteets the hits kept coming.
"My husband has esophageal cancer," continued Lisa, "It’s such an aggressive cancer."
That was a year ago, and the doctors gave Frank three to five years left to live. He even had surgery that removed the majority of his esophagus and part of his stomach, which sent Frank’s weight dropping fast. No matter what he’s done to keep his weight up little has worked, leaving him to wonder, “Have I got months to live, now? How do I prepare my family?”
"He said ‘I’m not afraid to die. I know I’ll be with Kayla. I don’t want to leave you all, I’m scared to leave you, but I know I’ll be with her,’" said Lisa.
For Lisa, it’s a struggle to see her husband, whom she calls her “rock,” wear down in this fight for his life.
"He just kept getting setbacks and setbacks," she explained, so she got an idea from her mother that might help keep Frank’s spirits high. "How about people sending cards to Frank."
It was going to be a simple gesture among family and close friends, but after a recent let down at the doctor’s office, “I decided to push it. I was going to name it ‘1000 Cards for Frank.’”
They have received about 20 cards so far. If you have the time, it would mean a lot to Frank and Lisa to read a nice uplifting card. 
If you’d like to send Frank a card you can mail it to:
Frank Poteet
1606 Dutch Chapel Road
Cynthiana, Ky 41031

craftjunkie:

1000 Cards for Frank 

Life is full of ups and downs, and Frank and Lisa Poteet have felt them all.

"The last five years, I mean you try to get ahead of that," started Lisa, who five years ago lost her 16-year-old daughter Kayla in a crash. "It’s the worst pain there is."

That hits hard, but for the Poteets the hits kept coming.

"My husband has esophageal cancer," continued Lisa, "It’s such an aggressive cancer."

That was a year ago, and the doctors gave Frank three to five years left to live. He even had surgery that removed the majority of his esophagus and part of his stomach, which sent Frank’s weight dropping fast. No matter what he’s done to keep his weight up little has worked, leaving him to wonder, “Have I got months to live, now? How do I prepare my family?”

"He said ‘I’m not afraid to die. I know I’ll be with Kayla. I don’t want to leave you all, I’m scared to leave you, but I know I’ll be with her,’" said Lisa.

For Lisa, it’s a struggle to see her husband, whom she calls her “rock,” wear down in this fight for his life.

"He just kept getting setbacks and setbacks," she explained, so she got an idea from her mother that might help keep Frank’s spirits high. "How about people sending cards to Frank."

It was going to be a simple gesture among family and close friends, but after a recent let down at the doctor’s office, “I decided to push it. I was going to name it ‘1000 Cards for Frank.’”

They have received about 20 cards so far. If you have the time, it would mean a lot to Frank and Lisa to read a nice uplifting card. 

If you’d like to send Frank a card you can mail it to:

Frank Poteet

1606 Dutch Chapel Road

Cynthiana, Ky 41031

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sesamestreet:

Happy International Women’s Day!

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