Be the Miracle in your own life to make your Life Better

Gandhi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

Mahatma Gandhi believed that we must be the change we want to see in the world. This was well demonstrated when he helped India gain its independence. Gandhi was a revolutionary man, but he accomplished India’s emergence as a nation without starting a revolution. In fact, he advocated no violence. One of the most powerful countries in the world yielded to the commitment of one man and the dream of millions.

What change can we effect? What’s the difference we want to make in the world?

Gandhi said, “In a gentle way you can shake the world.” Here are some things to think about how to do just that …

1. Know that all significant change throughout history has occurred not because of nations, armies, governments and certainly not committees. They happened as a result of the courage and commitment of individuals. People like Joan of Ark, Albert Einstein, Clara Barton, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Edison and Rosa Parks. They might not have done it alone, but they were, without question, the change makers.

2. Believe that you have a unique purpose and potential in the world. It’s not so much something to create as to be discovered. And it’s up to you to discover it. Believe that you can and will make a difference.

3. Recognize that everything you do, every step you take, every sentence you write, every word you speak-or DON’T speak–counts. Nothing is trivial. The world may be big, but there are no small things. Everything matters.

4. To be the change you want to see in the world, you don’t have to be loud. You don’t have to be eloquent. You don’t have to be elected. You don’t even have to be particularly smart or well educated. You do, however, have to be committed.

5. Take personal responsibility. Never think “it’s not my job”. It’s a cop-out to say, “What can I do, I’m only one person.” You don’t need everyone’s cooperation or anyone’s permission to make changes. Remember this little gem, “If it’s to be, it’s up to me.”

6. Don’t get caught up in the how of things. If you’re clear on what you want to change and why you want to change it, the how will come. Many significant things have been left undone because someone let the problem solving interfere with the decision-making.

7. Don’t wait for things to be right in order to begin. Change is messy. Things will never be just right. Follow Teddy Roosevelt’s timeless advice, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

8. The genesis for change is awareness. We cannot change what we don’t acknowledge. Most of the time, we aren’t aware of what’s wrong or what’s not working. We don’t see what could be. By becoming more aware, we begin the process of change.

9. Take to heart these words from Albert Einstein–arguably one of the smartest change masters who ever lived: “All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

10. In order for things to change, YOU have to change. We can’t change others; we can only change ourselves. However, when WE change, it changes everything. And in doing so, we truly can be the change we want to see in the world.

The following is inscribed on the tomb of an Anglican Bishop in Westminster Abby (1100 A.D.) …

When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits, I dreamed of changing the world. As I grew older and wiser, I discovered the world would not change, so I shortened my sights somewhat and decided to change only my country.

But it, too, seemed immovable.

As I grew into my twilight years, in one last desperate attempt, I settled for changing only my family, those closest to me, but alas, they would have none of it.

And now, as I lie on my deathbed, I suddenly realize: If I had only changed myself first, then by example I would have changed my family.

From their inspiration and encouragement, I would then have been able to better my country, and who knows, I may have even changed the world.

You have the power within you to create the life you want to live. You have the power to shape the world around you just by who you are being, and how you are communicating. The law of attraction, one of the fundamental aspects to living a life by design, explains that everything that is created in the outside world is the result of what takes place internally. Being the change you wish to see in the world starts with taking full responsibility for everything that is happening in your life.

As a former Soldier in the US Army. I was blessed to have visited 46 states and 47 countries. I have been blessed to have friends all around the world. I have seen just how inhumane man can be and the horror of real War. I have seen the good in us all

I have a dream. A dream of people helping people. A dream of making a difference, A dream where the poor are no more. A dream of all the children of the world have food tonight. A dream where there is no such thing as being poor. A dream where we help each other reach our goals. Where education again becomes a priority

Today more and more people are losing their jobs. More and more people are becoming homeless. More and more people are losing their children because they can not afford to feed them!

There are so many families out there that would lose it all if they lost their jobs because they are living pay check to pay check. There are so many out there that believe that they have to get up everyday and go work for someone else just to support their families!

There are so many families around the world right this minute that are starving to death. There are so many families around the world freezing to death because they have nowhere to go!

The number of children living in poverty has increased by 9 million since 2000, and the number of children who fell into poverty between 2008 and 2010 was the largest increase ever recorded.

The number of homeless children in public schools increased 41 percent between the 2006-7 and 2008-9 school years.

In 2009, an average of 15.6 million children received food stamps monthly, a 65 percent increase over 10 years.

A majority of children in all racial groups and 79 percent or more of black and Hispanic children in public schools cannot read or do math at grade level in the fourth, eighth or 12th grades.

The annual cost of center-based child care for a 4-year-old is more than the annual in-state tuition at a public four-year college in 33 states and the District of Columbia.

Of the 47 states with newly enacted budgets, 38 or more states are making deep, identifiable cuts in K-12 education, higher education, health care, or other key areas in their budgets for fiscal year 2012. Even as states face rising numbers of children enrolled in public schools, students enrolled in universities, and seniors eligible for services, the vast majority of states (37 of 44 states for which data are available) plan to spend less on services in 2012 than they spent in 2008

I Dream of a Better World. I dream of a place where all can be understood, such a place where finally a 17 yr old child doesn’t have to kill him self because he was ‘gay”.

I dream of a place where people need not be told anymore what to do, because they already know it, because finally,they’re already guided by their hearts.

I dream of a place where people can be brothers, where people can be friends, where people can be Muslim and Christian and stay to be a people of their faith

I dream of a place where people can paint the world and sing to it to songs; where all can dance when filled with joy; and where they can yell when they can no longer hold back their soul.

I dream of a place, where we all can dream, and make those dreams come true; where clouds are as soft as cotton candies, and where stars are fireflies that roam the night; where children laugh and play and run;

where wings can fly us ’round that magic sky.

Where we don’t have to worry and where don’t have to wait for a brighter tomorrow and a happier today.

Where we can all walk down life’s road in one direction, walking hand in hand, and side by side. I dream of a place
no further than a step, of a world no further than a kiss.

For this world is all we need to have if we could just forget, forgive,and believe in the future

“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake up in the day to find it was vanity, but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.”
— T.E. Lawrence (Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph)

I dream of this world

Since my 10-point list above was inspired by Gandhi’s belief, it seems appropriate to end with another of his quotes: “Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger and we will make not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large.”

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Health care !!!!! Give me liberty and give me death or something like that

America is the world leader in most important categories: #1 in nuclear warheads, #1 in citizens incarcerated, and breaking into the top 50 in healthcare.

That’s why our cherished Constitution forbids socialism to flourish anywhere within our borders – with the very narrow exceptions of our public schools, postal system, fire and police departments, interstate highway system, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, federal prisons, all state universities, most community colleges, Social Security Administration, National Guard, Coast Guard, public libraries, most local garbage collection services, the National Weather Service, and a few thousand other minor social service programs.

My point is, with a few isolated exceptions, the USA simply does not tolerate the tyranny of socializing our civil services (if you don’t count the folks at the Civil Service Administration). The mere mention of the word socialism stirs a visceral fear in the hair-trigger psyche of our proud democracy.

Socialism enslaves people through intrusive government over-regulation. Case in point: Canada’s socialized healthcare system. Ask any Canadian how they feel about their healthcare compared to ours. An astonishing 98%* of Canadians surveyed said they would gladly swap their healthcare system for ours (* if it was necessary to do so in order to get their child back from kidnappers).

Until Obamacare (known by liberal America-haters as the Affordable Care Act) was enacted, America was the proud supplier of one of the world’s elite healthcare systems – and by elite I mean #37, right behind Costa Rica, and several places ahead of Pakistan.

Sure, 32 of the world’s 33 most highly developed nations all have universal healthcare. But Americans have never followed the herd. We forge our own path, dig our own grave. Who invented the Snuggie? The Clapper? The TV show Ice Road Truckers? One word: Pioneering Americans. (Okay, so we don’t rank very high in global word count rankings.)

So what if prior to Obamacare, the average American had been paying on average 40 to 50% more per year than countries with universal healthcare? Those other 32 countries include backwards, oppressive socialist-leaning regimes like Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Canada and (gasp) France. And do we really want to look to France as a model for anything? (Okay, France, I’ll give you points for inventing crêpes. They’re yummy.) If you don’t agree that Obamacare means an end to our freedom, just look at some of its core provisions. It denies freedom-loving Americans….

the right not to carry health insurance because we know we will never get sick and need it
the right to be denied health insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions, and
the right to have our coverage unilaterally dropped when our policy is no longer profitable to our health insurance provider

Oh sure, I might decide to buy health insurance eventually – maybe when I’m 85 and eying a hip replacement or a heart transplant. But until then, no meddling government bureaucrat has the right to make me buy health insurance, not when I can make far better use of that money buying Power Ball lottery tickets.

Just over a week ago, the U.S. Supreme Court listened to arguments about the constitutionality of Obamacare. Obama wants to force every American to purchase health insurance, much the way we’re required by law to buy car insurance. Does Obama think the American people are cars? What an insult. If so, my body would be a broken-down 1982 Chevy Citation with the radio missing, but I digress.

I believe it was Patrick Henry who once tweeted Give me liberty and give me death! – or something like that. Our fore fathers – five if you include Alexander Hamilton – founded a Christian nation based on the fundamental principle that all white, male, Christian, educated, landowning Americans with slaves were endowed with certain inalienable freedoms:

Freedom of speech
Freedom of assembly
Freedom to carry a concealed weapon to a house of worship of their choice (so long as it was Christian)
Freedom to have insurance providers raise everybody else’s rates and let others pick up the tab for your emergency room surgery because you didn’t bother to buy health insurance

When it comes to our cherished freedom to decide how to manage our own health – listen to Patrick Henry. Give us liberty and give us death. Say Hell-No to Obamacare and Hel-lo to undetected stage-four lymphoma.

Who among the top 1% would benefit from Obamacare? No one. Oh, sure a small number of people might be better off – and by small number I mean barely 32 million previously uninsured Americans – none of whom are Facebook friends of mine. And who is President Obama to tell me I must spend a portion of my hard-earned paycheck on health insurance premiums instead of investing it wisely as I see fit, by placing it all on Daddy’s Overdraft in the third race at Pimlico? (He’s excellent on a muddy track.)

If all goes well, come June, the Supreme Court will hand down its decision to overturn this nefarious threat to our liberty. We’ll all happily return to the wonderful way things were, safe from the threat of a hostile government takeover of healthcare, comforted knowing that our civically-minded health insurance companies will do their darndest to resist shareholder demands to raise our premiums for years to come.

But if the Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, you can kiss all your cherished personal liberties goodbye forever. Before you know it, the government will start regulating local libraries, public schools and national parks – someday maybe even Medicare. Oh what a hellish nightmare!

Please join me in praying that God will direct the Supreme Court to strike down Obamacare and return our great nation to a simpler time when healthcare decisions were private matters, and the government stayed out of it entirely – the 13th century.

This way we can continue like this

“Hello! Thank you for calling Air Health Care, the airline that works like the health care system. My name is Cynthia. How can I give you travel care today?”

“Hi. My name is Mike Green . I need to fly from Washington, D.C., to Eugene, Oregon, on October 23.”

“Yes, I’d be happy to assist you with that. It does look like we can get you on a flight on January 23 at 1 p.m. or February 8 at 3 p.m. Which would you prefer?”

“Neither. I need to be in Eugene on October 23. As in, the 23rd of October.”

“I’m sorry, we have nothing open on that date. You might try another carrier.”

“I suppose I’d better. Who has availability?”

“I’m afraid I have no way to know that. I have no way to look into their systems.”

“Who would know?”

“You can call them individually and ask. I’m sure you can find one.”

“Look, I don’t have time to call two dozen airlines. It’s important that I get to Eugene on the 23rd. There must be something you can do.”

“Well, it looks like maybe we could squeeze you in on October 26, if you don’t mind departing Washington Dulles at 5:35 a.m.”

“Good grief. All right, I suppose it will do.”

“I’m sorry, sir, we don’t use e-mail to transmit records and other personal or secure documents. We keep our records on paper.”

“Great, thank you, I’ll be happy to make that booking for you. That’s one flight from Washington Dulles to Chicago O’Hare on October 26. Will there be anything else?”

“Wait, hold on. Chicago? I’m going to Eugene. It’s in Oregon.”

“Yes, sir. The Eugene portion of your trip will be handled by a western specialist. We’ll be glad to bring you back from Chicago to Washington, though.”

“You mean I have to call another carrier and go through all this again? Why don’t you just book the whole trip?”

“Sorry, sir, but you do need to make your own travel appointments. We would be happy to refer you to some qualified carriers. May I have your fax number, please? Before I can confirm the booking, we’ll need you to fill out your travel history and send that back to us.”

“Cynthia, I have filled out my travel history half a dozen times already this year. I’ve told six different airlines that I flew to Detroit twice and Houston once. Every time I fly, I answer the same battery of questions. At least a dozen airlines have my travel history. Why don’t you get it from them?”

“We have no way we could do that. We do not have access to other companies’ records, and our personnel have our own system for collecting travel history.”

“But 95 percent of these questions are always the same. Don’t you know that every time I fill out one of these duplicative forms I increase the chance of error? Wouldn’t it make more sense to hold my travel information centrally, so that everyone could see the same thing?”

“Sorry, sir, we have no capability for that, and we do need to have your travel history at least two weeks before you fly.”

“I don’t suppose I could fill out these forms online?”

“No, sir. The forms are only about 30 pages, though. Did you have that fax number, please?”

“I don’t have a fax machine. No one faxes anymore. Just e-mail me the forms.”

“I’m sorry, sir, we don’t use e-mail to transmit records and other personal or secure documents. We keep our records on paper.”

“What century is this? You think paper is secure?”

“We do keep all your travel records on low-acid paper and in fire-retardant file drawers. When someone needs access to your records, we make a photocopy and put them in the mail. Or fax. How many items of luggage were you wanting to bring?”

“Two.”

“OK, good. We suggest you make luggage arrangements with Rapid Air Transport, though of course you’re free to use any luggage company you like.”

“Luggage company?”

“Yes, sir. You’ll need to arrange baggage transport. Would you like a phone number for Rapid, or would you prefer to find your own baggage company? I’m sure Rapid would be pleased to work with you. All you need to do is sign the Personal Travel Records Release form. Where would you like me to mail that?”

“Release form?”

“Yes, sir. You’ll need to sign and fax or mail that back to our Travel Records Department so that we can release your travel records to Rapid. Under the privacy rules, we’re not authorized to tell them when or where you’re flying without your written permission.”

“I suppose I couldn’t just e-mail you this permission, or grant it online?”

“No. Did you want a list of luggage carriers for your Chicago-Eugene leg?”

“Let me guess. Rapid doesn’t operate out West. I have to find a separate luggage company for the second leg.”

“Yes, sir.”

“And they’ll need more copies of all the same paperwork. And they’ll ask me all the same questions. And I’ll have to arrange to get my travel records to them by mail or fax. And I’ll repeat all this nonsense five or six separate times between here and Eugene, because the providers aren’t equipped to talk to each other and my records aren’t digitized and no two providers use the same system.”

“Yes, sir, that’s right! Did you have a preferred fuelist, or did you want a reference for a company to provide jet fuel for your flight?”

“Fuelist. That would be a fuel specialist, I suppose.”

“We can make a fuel arrangement for you, but please be advised that the fuelist’s charge will be billed separately and you will be responsible for it. We’ll need to know where to have that bill sent.

“May I have your flight-insurance information, please?”

“Millennium Travel Care, group number 068832, ID number RS-3390041B.”

“I’m sorry, sir, we’re not in Millennium Travel Care’s provider network.”

“You’re listed on their website. It says you accept Millennium.”

“We did until last week. If you like, you can pay out of pocket for your ticket.”

“How much would that be?”

“Yes, sir, I’ll be happy to get that price for you. That would be $17,885.70.”

“What? For a flight to Chicago? Does anyone actually pay that?”

“I’m sorry, sir, I wouldn’t know. I can tell you that different clients and insurers pay different rates. For individuals, the rate is $17,885.70.”

“Oh.”

“In a sane system, I would call an airline and it would give me a price for the whole trip, not just for one part of it.”

“Plus tax. And fuel.”

“Is anyone else cheaper?”

“Sir, again, I couldn’t tell you that. Carriers don’t have public rate sheets. Prices are privately negotiated, so there’s really no way you could comparison shop.”

“Oh.”

“Did you want to go ahead, then?”

“No. I DO NOT WANT TO GO AHEAD. I do not want to go anywhere! I want to jump off a cliff!

“This system is insane. It is fragmented to the point of incoherence. Record-keeping is stuck in the 1960s. Communication is stuck in the 1980s. None of the systems talks to the others. Everyone reinvents the wheel at every stage of the process. There is no pricing transparency.

“In a sane, modern system, I wouldn’t have to arrange each leg of my flight myself. I wouldn’t have to fax documents around, find and juggle multiple providers, fill out again and again what are essentially the same forms every time I use a provider.

“In a sane system, I would call an airline and it would give me a price for the whole trip, not just for one part of it. It would sell me a safe round-trip journey, instead a series of separate procedures. It would have back-office personnel using modern IT systems to coordinate my journey behind the scenes. The systems and personnel would talk to each other automatically. At the press of a button, once I entered a password, they would be able to look up my travel history. We’d do most of this stuff online.

“In fact, Cynthia, I would be able to arrange a whole trip with a single phone call!”

“Sir. Please. Calm down and be realistic. I’m sure the system can be frustrating, but consumers don’t understand flight plans and landing slots. Even if they did, there are thousands of separate providers involved in moving travelers around, and hundreds of airports, and millions of trips. Getting everyone to coordinate services and exchange information just isn’t realistic in a business as complicated as travel.”

“Yes. I suppose I’m dreaming.”

“Was there anything else I could help you with?”

“No.”

“My goal today was to provide you with outstanding service. Did I accomplish that?”

Cheat on your wife or Girlfriend AND you will be in the dOGhouse No Exceptions

The reality is that not all men cheat. I know this because I am man who doesn’t cheat and I know many other men who don’t. I am writing this so women can understand the effects of believing that all men cheat has on them and how to discuss that distorted view of men. First I will address why men don’t cheat.

Most people like to talk about why men cheat. The truth is the opportunity is there for all men to cheat. Trust me on that one. My concern isn’t why men cheat just like I don’t think worrying about why people steal only will solve thievery. I think what will help better us is if women learn why the men who don’t cheat avoid the temptation then they will be able to find them better and date them. Here is a list of things I believe are characteristics of men who don’t cheat.

To them it is STUPID because of the risks. They may have had a friend or family member who had been harmed physically because of a bad love triangle experience. Now these men may not tell the women they are with voluntarily but if you ask them they may tell you. These men may not have had many girlfriends and may have married early.

It is disrespectful to the person they are dating and to themselves.
These men are very moral and mature. They maybe deeply religious or socially conscious and committed to something greater than themselves. While some men may say “Baby cheating is disrespectful” as a simple line, the men who really feel this way will not have problems with sharing their daily activities and friendship circles with the women their dating.

They don’t know how to do it without it being disrespectful or getting caught.
Even though this is a sad excuse but some men just don’t know how to be sneaky. Just like stealing people who know how to steal but don’t. There are those who just don’t know how to steal and don’t do it because they know they will get caught. This is a weak reason but it is still a reason. In reality some men cheat on their girlfriends and wives because they can get away with it. More than likely cheating is not the only thing they can do without people knowing it.

They are in a relationship, which is nurturing and respectful. Happiness is a real reason to not cheat. Men and women who are unhappy in their relationship are more likely to cheat than people who are in happy relationships.

They are mature and experienced with women and don’t feel they are missing anything in other women.
This is a sentiment I hear a lot of older men share. I often hear older men giving advice to younger men that they are not missing out on anything. So, it’s safe to say that this belief is something they have had throughout their married life. They claim to be so smart and educated but yet they can’t commit to a woman. I’m willing to say that these men who lack this type of maturity lack it in other parts of their character. If you can lie to someone who loves you then you an lie about anything.

They have made a conscious decision to be with the woman they are with.
Men who have this feeling are able to make other firm decisions. When these people make these type of decisions they are very clear about them. They either hold the commitment of marriage very dear to them and/or they seriously value having a wife. They are very clear on why they love the woman they are with. Clear about why they choose the woman they choose. They may not have dated a lot of other women. They should be able to explain what was wrong with each of their past girlfriends. Since, they might not have dated a lot of women they may feel lucky to have found the one they married. I can count on both hands the women I have dated and still have several fingers free
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It is against their beliefs and they knew what they where getting into when they entered into a relationship.
This is a feeling of many men. For men who believe cheating is wrong they have no problem telling people. These are the strong men of the family and community. The live their lives like a role model, like an example for others. These men will tell anyone about marriage and commitment without even being asked.

They had a healthy dating experience and found a person they could spend their life with. This is a feeling that men have when they are head over their heels in love. Men don’t cheat when they feel like this. Not every person feels this way but some do. These are special people. We should all have dating experiences which are fruitful like this.

They aren’t presented with the opportunity to cheat.
This is sad but true. Some men just don’t go to places or put themselves in environments were they think they can get away with an act of infidelity. They don’t travel for business or anywhere by themselves. They don’t have women they can cheat with. They don’t have women around them who want to be with them. Now this doesn’t mean that all men who travel cheat. Hell no. Nor does it mean that men who have a lot of women who want to be with them will cheat. It just means that some men don’t cheat because they don’t have an opportunity to cheat.

They think about the outcome of physical intimacy. Some men value their lives and are comfortable to be where they are. They have worked hard to be where they are and don’t want to mess it up. Maybe they pay child support already and don’t want to pay more. Maybe they are scared of catching a disease. Men can even be scared of attracting a fatal attraction. They may have had a bad experience or saw a women go Carrie Underwood on them. May be its fear of the doghouse.

Or maybe its just like my old Rutgers University Professor, the late Cary McWilliams told me one day. A real man cannot define himself by women. If you are a man then you base your manhood in the world of men. What he meant was how you measured up to other men by your laughter, your knowledge, your dreams, your ambition and most of all how you take care of the woman in your life and the children you bring into the world. If you base your manhood on how many women you have been with, or hope to be with then you will never find happiness. Why?. Its because there is always somebody you can’t or never will be with.

Or would you rather be scared straight

An Erotic passion of Desire… Erotic Love Letters

The purpose of the erotic love letter is to entice and seduce with your words, so get creative. Experts say the brain is the largest sex organ; the erotic love letter blazes a trail through that territory and sets the stage for later. Think of your letter as an intricate, written web you’re weaving around your lover. To be successful, be sure to speak from your heart or whatever other parts of your anatomy are inspired at the time.

Think sensual, as in activating all the senses. Use your words to transport your lover to the moments leading up to and during those rollicking moments. What does that all sound, feel, and look like? Get really descriptive and imaginative, letting your words paint pictures and act as mental foreplay.

Describe where you are and exactly what you plan on doing in intimate detail. This is a great place to introduce some details: What does the room look like? What colors do you see? What textures can you feel?

It’s a nice touch to end your letter with a suggestion of what’s to follow after your letter has been read, but that’s only one of many ways. Be sure to end your letter with the same drama in which you started, and sign off using your first initial instead of your signature. If you’re feeling especially ambitious, spray your letter with an essential oil or a dash of your favorite cologne and pop it into the mail box.

Trust me when I say that no text message is going to have the same effect. In fact, I think what you get in return might just turn you. !

A Erotic Love Passion of Desire

Last night I woke in beads of sweat after dreaming of us. In it we found ourselves in total abandon, writhing in passion. We were enjoying the hot summer day on the beach when suddenly a beautiful tropical rain started to pour. Your sundress got soaked while we struggled to stay sheltered under a palm tree. I then felt your lips teasing my earlobes as I gently tugged on the buttons of your dress. My heart started to pound. I swear it was louder than the thunder overhead.

I trailed kisses down the side of your neck and would stop slowly as I nibbled your skin, while my hands cupped your breasts. My thumb teased your nipple and You gasped as I felt this torment between your thighs. All you could do was surrender to this wanton longing to be one. You pressed my body closer to yours. I was thrilled that you felt exactly as I did.

There may have been a storm drowning your moans of pleasure, but the storm raging inside me was stronger! As I awoke, I knew I had to tell you how much I want you. I can’t wait until tomorrow, when I know my dream will pale in comparison to the fire that will consume us both.

This letter may come as a surprise to you, but I needed to tell you that, when we make love I feel our bodies performing like a true orchestra. Every sound and every movement are in tune and there is harmony in every gesture; everything is in place and I feel in harmony with the entire universe.

Our bodies are instruments of mutual pleasure. The seldom times I open my eyes, I have a glimpse of our shadows on the wall and it looks like a dance. Our movements are precise and our souls are so light, as we give ourselves to one another.

The sensation of fulfillment I experience when I am inside of you is unforgettable. The desire of having you more and more is beyond any explanation. I wish those movements never ended and that I remained forever in your body. But because those moments always come to a finish, there is no other option but to repeat them.

I want us to dance to this music. I want to feel that unshakable harmony that happens every time our skins touch. I want you forever and always. I need you, urgently!

Yours body and soul,

NASCAR today announced The NY Giant/49er Brandon Jacobs Jersey Drive-By Shootout

NFL running back Brandon Jacobs was behind the wheel of one of the luxury sports cars at the center of a “Death Race” probe of two New Jersey state troopers, the Star-Ledger reported Monday.
State police were investigating claims that the troopers led the way as dozens of the flashy vehicles raced at speeds of more than 100 mph across the Garden State last month.
Witnesses complained that the fleet of cars — including Porsches, Lamborghinis and Ferraris — were joyriding with their license plates covered by black tape and weaving across all three lanes.

SO not to be out done and in what is certain to become the ultimate test for its cars and drivers, NASCAR today announced the addition of a new event to begin next year, the Brandon Jacobs Jersey Drive-By Shootout. Having long sought to increase interest and gain stock car racing fans in the densely populated Northeast, this new NASCAR event will be held right on the New Jersey Turnpike. Starting at the foot of the Delaware Memorial Bridge at the southern Turnpike terminus, the race will scream straight up the highway to East Rutherford, where the cars will loop through the toll plaza before storming back south. Racers will then repeat the circuit, making the total length 450 miles.

To add breathtaking excitement and a dose of reality TV to the race, the Turnpike will remain open to normal car and truck traffic during the event. Since normal Turnpike speeds average close to that of the NASCAR Car of Tomorrow’s top speeds, experts expect super-exciting side-by-side racing. And with your typical NJ driver’s finely honed, aggressive driving skills—rapid lane changes, passing in breakdown lanes, bump and run, incredible acceleration—NASCAR drivers figure to face a white-knuckle task of trying to pick their way through and pass the New Jersey natives in their natural element.

To lessen the chances that a major traffic jam slows the race to a crawl, and since NASCAR fans so love night racing (all day to lube up), the event will begin at 1:00 a.m. on Labor day. Since those late hours also coincide with the Turnpike’s average top speeds, fans then can expect wide open, pedal-to-the-metal racing.

New Jersey soccer moms, truckers, and Goodfellas alike are thrilled to get the chance to go up against the NASCAR big boys on their home Garden State turf. Between now and Sept 4, race promoters expect excitement and public relations buzz to explode as Turnpike regulars optimize their vehicles and passing reflexes during their daily Turnpike commutes in gearing up for the big event.

NASCAR’s drivers, however, are worried as hell at the possibility of total mayhem with locals sharing the road during a race. Kyle Bush, arguably NASCAR’s most aggressive driver, voiced his fears. “I’m scared to death. I’m sure I’ll piss my pants the first time a Jersey Princess with her big hair comes flying up behind me in her minivan. I just know I’ll get run over or she’ll put me into the wall.”

Yessiree, Bob. Should be a thrilling race. NASCAR should gain legions of new Yankee racing fans by including them in the race, and the world will finally find out how good them NASCAR boys really are.

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Some crazy meals I have eaten in my Travels

The other day when I tried sushi for the first time I was reminded of all the other “delicacies” that I’ve been offered or have attempted to try to had second thoughts. So in no particular order;

Chitlins and Crawfish
Now when I was driving down to New Orléans I ran into some car trouble so I stopped in a small town . While they were fixing my car, a nice woman came out and gave me some chitlins and some crawfish ..NEVER had then before and didn’t know what they would taste like. Not to hurt her feelings I ate the chitlins. Now just the idea of finding out that I ate pig intestines swore me off for ever. But when the crawfish came out looking the bug they put in Neo in the first Matrix Movie, I started to have doubts . The next night while in the Louisiana I woke up thinking that I had looked out my window, saw a white horse and the horse looked at me an said “hello I’m Mr ED ”. Then Nic Cage as the Ghost Rider got on and galloped off . If Chitlins and crawfish combined have that effect on people then I see why it’s so popular

MENUDO (MEXICO )
Now i am not talking about the Puerto Rican Boy band ( although i am sure these guys WERE delicious to 17 yr old girls. I am referring to the mexican dish of the same name. If you ask someone to tell you what menudo is they will tell you its stew made with tripe. But they wont tell you what tripe is.
Scene:1 “Would you like to try a traditional mexican dish called muendo? Sure Why not ?!!!
Scene:2 Would you like to eat the stomach lining of a cow …. No i think I will go to subway!!!.

Thats what tripe is the stomach lining of a cow

haggis (scotland )

Straight from the Scottish William Wallace Highlands comes haggis …a sausage that’s made from a sheep’s, heart, liver, lungs and boiled in the animals stomach for several hours . And just to give it that special touch ..intestines. Although is available in Scotland you will have a hard time getting it made here. Seems our laws forbid the sale of any animals lungs for human consumption. So let me understand this you can drink …you can smoke all day long if you want, but you can’t eat sheep lungs Sure that makes sense !!!

Hrutspunger ( Iceland )

This dish consists of rams testicles pickled in whey and pressed into little cakes . My friend with me took issue with this. He said “if you are going to eat another animals balls”….be a man… don’t spruce them up …cut the balls off … boil them.. sprinkle them with some salt, pepper and hot sauce and have at it.” Right then I knew one of us has been in Iraq way to long. Yep he ate it.
But that’s not the craziest dish in Iceland…. Words I thought i would never hear ” ” “fermented shark meat”. It goes like this ..a sharks caught ..cut up ..buried in sand for many months …hung to let the flavors develop…and then finally cut into smaller pieces . Once you eat this, they haul your insane self off to the asylum. Just the sheer lunacy of eating sharks in Iceland made me think twice

Rat and Birds Nest Soup (China)

With a rat the Chinese people are clearly subscribing to the idea of ” keep it simple stupid) With The Birds Nest Soup The chinese people go so far as to use the nest of a swallow in the soup ..why the real swallow isn’t used no one can answer…but something about eating twigs and bird saliva make this one special

Baiut (Philippines )

Cant decide if you want an egg or a full-grown poultry that it would produce ..thanks to our friends in the Philippines you don’t have to choose. This traditional dish consists of a hard-boiled fertilized duck egg with a three week old embryo inside it that looks like a tiny duck. THIS is considered an aphrodisiac .

All i can say is that if this turns someone on you have latent kinkyness about you

Kutti (India )

All I can say about this dish is that its only available if a pregnant animal is slain . What can be more calming for an expectant mother than eating the unborn remains of another species. My friends in India are creative

How to be on your way to speak like a true NewYorker

While In Iraq , I got into a conversation with some locals who wanted to know all about the city and how to speak like a New Yorker. So I put it together and it was one of the funniest days I had in my Life. This is how it went

If you plan to visit New York and use a proper English phrasebook to get you around, fuggetaboutit! True New Yorkers admittedly (and proudly) speak a version of English you can’t even begin to decipher with a phrasebook. Whether it be years of immigrants melding their respective languages into one or just a random jamble of words, the dialect spoken here needs a bit of explanation.

First things first, to speak like a New Yorker, forget the combination of the letters “T” and “H”. As in:
Dees, Doze, Dis and Dat (These, Those, This and That)

For whatever reason, these, those, this and that don’t exist in New York. Instead, D’s are really popular and if you want to fake being a native, drop these and switch to doze.

Ga’ Head (Go Ahead)
A phrase of encouragement. As in, “go on with your bad self”.

Get the F**k Outta Hea (Get the F**k out of Here)
Sure this sounds confrontational but its a term of disbelief more than anything.

Scenario: “So Paulie (a common man’s name in NY for some reason), I ran into Fat Lou dis morning and he told me that five guys rolled into the deli wearing nothing but speedos and cowboy boots.”
Paulie “Get the F**k Outta Hea”.

Da bot a’ yous (the both of you)
More than one of you. You and a friend are bot yous.

How YOU Doin? (how are you doing?)
Made popular by Friends, it’s like asking how you are doing but with more intent. Put some emphasis on the YOU and you’ll blend right in.

Fuggetaboutit (Forget about it)
Don’t worry about it, it’s all good. Also used to express that something is never going to happen as in, “You think you can get in her pants? Fuggetaboutit!”

Loosie (Lucy)
Not a hooker but a single cigarette. Smokes in NYC are about $11 a pack so there is a huge demand for single cigarettes (at $0.75 a piece).

Mudder (mother)
Directly translated to mother. Popular uses include: “I heard your mudder was sick? How is that old broad?” and “F**k your mudder”. Both are quite different uses of the term but nonetheless very common.

Boss
People that either don’t know or forgot your name will call you “boss” instead, especially if you go to the same bodega (the general store you see on every corner) more than once during your visit. You will feel like a big deal for no good reason.

Shlub/Putznyc
If you get one of these thrown in your direction, know that you really f**ked up. The equivalent of being called a douchebag. Get your fight face on, shit’s going down.
EYYYY (Hey)

Bodega: (Spanish) a small corner convenience store

The City: used when referring to New York City.

Straphangers: a standing passenger on a bus, subway, or train

Bridge and Tunnel: used when referring to those that live in the suburbs, mostly Jersey or Long Island

Pie: pizza

Coffee regular: refers to coffee with cream and sugar

Stand on line: to stand in a line

Lox and a Schmear: a bagel with smoked salmon and cream cheese

Kitch: (Yiddish) referring to tasteless style. Also, kitchy (adj)

Hero: a submarine sandwich

Used to up the level of any conversation. Feel free to stick an “eyyy” into just about anywhere. Beginning a conversation with it is more like a “hello”. Show emotion by throwing it in as an exclamation. Combined with random hand gestures, you can have an entire discussion about nothing using “eyyy” and leave satisfied. Moment of silence? Get your “eyyy” out and it won’t be so awkward.

The above grab bag of phrases is a good start. If you have a handle of their uses, try saying them really loud, louder than you feel comfortable (aim for people being able to hear you within at least an entire city block radius), and you’ll be on your way to truly speaking like a New Yorker.