Wednesday, January 23, 2013

I Am Confused

Shopping is exhausting! I was all set to sit down with a cup of coffee and read blogs. Blogger has hidden all the blogs I follow! So here I sit, coffee next to me and no good reading material. No-one to talk to.

Instead I turned on the TV and behold ..... Barry Manilow is serenading me. Wait, I think it is him. He is singing songs and it sounds like him. But, the face doesn't move. It is like a canvas stretched to frame. How does he make the sound come out of that slit of a mouth? Has he looked in a mirror lately? His face lacks character and dimension. I doubt that was the look he was going for.

Nothing wrong with a little upgrading, but, he looks as freaky as Michael Jackson! Aging offers some grooming challenges, for sure, but it also tells the story of a life. I often wondered why Larry Hagman never groomed his eyebrows. Those things were wicked and took on a life of their own, but at least his face moved when he spoke.

Who am I to judge? I did pluck my goatee before I ventured out. I hit the thrift store and scored lots of jeans to cut up for my quilt. I think I may have enough to finish and I will post pictures.

From thrift store to WalMart. Time for refills on RX. I scoured the store for bargains as I waited for the refills. Bought a few groceries and was a little shocked at the price of ice cream. I wonder if I could learn to milk a cow at this late stage of my life?

I remember when WalMart opened their first store in Albany, GA. They boasted, "You're always next in line at WalMart!" They promised fast service and advertised that they would open another line if more than 3 customers were in line. Times have changed. The new slogan could just as well say that, "You're always in line at WalMart ....... always!" As I stood waiting for my turn at the conveyor belt, I read all the headlines on the tabloids and magazines.

It seems that an investigation into the death of Marilyn Monroe has been reopened and it has been determined that she was murdered. I am confused. Why is this important now? And who conducted this investigation? Are they anticipating an arrest and trial? Aren't all the key players in this drama now dead? I am just confused.

12 comments:

Mamma has spoken said...

Walmart-home of the 35 check out lines but only two open :o/

Joanne Noragon said...

I miss Gilda and Roseanna Danna. Remember Baba Wawa? Think where she could go with the current crop. Or even the current Baba.

Brian Miller said...

you are always in line...isnt that the truth...while the workers stand around...oy...dont get me started...ha...barry is looking a little freaky these days....

Eddie Bluelights said...

Well hi Kathy - it's been a while since we 'met' up on Blogger. I have fond memories of that famous horse race I did, The Grand National, when you fell off your blog horse, then called Kathy's Clothesline, and I said you were all pegged out and hung out to dry ROFL.

Well age does catch up with us all, unfortunately - I would dearly love to be 33 again, but knowing what I know now of course.

Agree with you about Larry Hagman - eyebrows should be groomed regularly in men, especially aging ones.

As for Barry Manalow, I have always judged him as a bit of a freak and wondered how the fellow attracted the women - must have been his voice, but I never liked that much, but there you go, I'm only a man LOL.

I'll pop round more often and visit Kathy's Kapers but for now, I wish you a very happy 2013 ~ Eddie x

luksky said...

I had to measure and cut my own fabric in Walmart the other day!!

dkzody said...

Didn't even know Barry Manilow was still alive, much less still singing.

squawmama said...

Can't wait to see the quilt ~ eimes are just a little different aren't they... Barry & Kenny Rogers now what were they thinking!!! I like a little character in the face too!
Have fun
Donna

Val said...

Walmart is The Devil's Playground. Barry Manilow was called Barry Manhole by my cronies, back when he was supposed to be popular. I detest Copacabana with the disdain of an eighth-grade girl whose plans to rule the world have just been thwarted.

Oh, and I always buy a tabloid, and pass it on to my mom, who passes it on to her neighbor, whose husband can't wait, who passes it on to various elderly shut-ins who LOVE to get the questionably-authentic news for free. I'm doing a service for humanity.

You might want to get in line again to read that Marilyn Monroe article. Seems that Nikita Khrushchev had a thing for her, and wrote her letters asking her to shack up with him, and was incensed when he was denied access to Marilyn and Disneyland when he visited the U.S. But he was not the murderer. It must be true. It was in print! I'd send you my copy, but I already gave it away.

Linda O'Connell said...

You're funny! Barry Manilow, Joan Rivers...YIKES!

Pat said...

I love your ramblings! You are very witty! Lately it seems that many stars have had botched up face lifts. Not only is true that money can't buy you happiness, but it also can't buy you a new face! ha ha

Kathy G said...

I go to Wal-Mart as little as possible. The lines have a lot to do with it.

lovelyprism said...

Catching up on my reading. Again. I never seem to have enough time! I've missed you, you're posts always make me laugh!