Monday, August 31, 2009

THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR

Do they have a height requirement? Seriously, some were are my church yesterday. They were short. So were the ones who used to solicit at my dad's office.

janedoe@seductive.com

Sunday, August 30, 2009

"THERE IS A BALM IN GILEAD...

...to make the wounded whole."
SUNDAY PAPER

Click here for the Ocala Star Banner.

Friday, August 28, 2009

WEEK 35

I guess Teddy Kennedy’s death is the big news story this week. People talk about his resilience and how many setbacks he overcame. Hopefully I’ll do the same.

janedoe@seductive.com
TACO TIME...

...at the press club. Keeps me going.

janedoe@seductive.com

Thursday, August 27, 2009

SOMETHING WEIRD

Had a client react in a way I've never seen before.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

LIVING ON THE EDGE

True Oldies is now The Edge 105.9. Which I like better, but what am I gonna do with those almost 500 unused business cards? I think I still have a job.

janedoe@seductive.com
HOG WILD

Got the bathtub faucets fixed, a new toilet flapper, got the A/C installed and got a new refrigerator.

Monday, August 24, 2009

THE OTHER WOMAN

“At four I was madly in love with Alan Hirsch, who was madly in love with Cynthia Fishman. He played doctor with me but swore he would marry her when he grew up. At age four I was already the other woman.”

Gail Parent

I was not the other woman until I was about 28. Before that I only had to DEAL with the other woman. Not sure which is less fun.

At four I was madly in love with Jeff R, who was three. Even then I had a thing for younger men. Don’t think Jeff was Jewish, but he drove my parents and grandmother up a wall. Hmmm, should have seen the behaviour pattern starting even then.

janedoe@seductive.com


Sunday, August 23, 2009

Saturday, August 22, 2009

JANE DOE'S VIDEO PARTY!

http://www.youtube.com/vatican#play/all/uploads-all/0/Qcn5JvN5bu4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvpmWf_2-bA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulzDKHhZe5U

http://s236.photobucket.com/albums/ff240/fooma2001/?action=view&current=Untitled10.flv

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z62ikGqIuUY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-TwWijC-LY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnjYrP5J6rE&feature=PlayList&p=933B4207AB53C00A&index=105

http://www.youtube.com/user/donjojohannes#play/uploads/28/YR68DWMpK8Q

http://janedoesvlog.blogspot.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEisgXwJv5I&feature=related

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, BABY!

One year ago today my baby Perpetua came to the Montgomery County shelter with her cagemate, Tomato. Both of them delivered within about 48 hours.
A SCARY EXPERIENCE

Came home this afternoon to a condo full of smoke. Pigs are ok, but we are gonna need a new fridge.
WER WIRD DENN WOANA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uX07DWSqrTk

Du sitzt in da Eckn, dei Make up is ja scho ganz verschmiert!
Sog, konn i di net tröstn, ja wos is da denn passiert?
Hot a vielleicht gsogt, daß a jetz auf a andre steht und daß a scho seit drei, vier Wochn mit ihr geht?
Wimperntusche lauft da übers Gsicht, sog wia schaust denn aus?
Moanst es huift, dann woan di hoit an meiner Schuiter aus!
I konn da nix versprechn, doch i glaub dös geht vorbei;
nimm mei Taschntuach und schneiz di erst moi richtig nei!
Wer wird denn woana, Baby Blue!
Mit so schöne blaue Augn wia du!
Mit so schöne blaue Augn wia du!
Mit so schöne blaue Augn wia du!
Mit so schöne blaue Augn wia du!
Du stehst auf da Brückn,
wuist vielleicht sogar ins Wasser geh?
Madl für a Wasserleichn bist ja doch vui z’schee.
Wärs vielleicht net möglich, daß er dir scho nimmer gfoit und außerdem is d’Isar doch scho sackrisch koit!
Wer wird denn...
Du stehst ja nu oiwei ganz verlaßn in da Kältn rum;
du hoist da ja an Schnupfn,
Madl sei doch net so dumm!
Ja bis in vierzehn Tog wern deine Schmerzn scho vergeh,
doch i glaub, fürs erste huift a Taßn hoaßa Tee!
Wer wird denn woana, Baby Blue!
Mit so schöne blaue Augn wia du!
Mit so schöne blaue Augn wia du!
Mit so schöne blaue Augn wia du!
Mit so schöne blaue Augn wia du!

Günther Sigl

Friday, August 21, 2009

"IF A MAN WANTS INNER BEAUTY...

...he'll take an X-ray."

Joan Rivers

Interesting that Ellen DeGeneres is now spokesperson for Cover Girl Cosmetics. Not that I think Ellen is ugly, just doesn't seem like her thing.

janedoe@seductive.com
WEEK 34

A week crippled by fear. I have even been afraid to do normal things that need to be done – making phone calls, paying bills, etc. Even a homeless guy on Connecticut Avenue asked me why I looked so sad. At least the economy shows some signs of improvement and my financial situation shows signs of stabilizing. Unfortunately, there are things about which I can’t blog, at least not yet.

janedoe@seductive.com
ON FEAR

Coincidentally I ran into Deb Price at the press club today. Years ago she signed a book for me with the inscription "Don't Let Fear Choose Your Path." I thought she was psychic and had written that message just for me, but evidently at that time she wrote it for everyone, still, it was what I needed to hear at the time and what I need to hear again.

janedoe@seductive.com

Thursday, August 20, 2009

YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkDw428mTW4

Ow! You don't drive a big fast car, no
You don't look a-like a movie star
And on your money we won't get far
But baby, you got what it takes,
Oh! to satisfy
You got what it takes to set my soul on fire
But oh, oh, whoa-oh, whoa-oh whoa-oh-oh yeah
You got what it takes for me Ow!
You don't live in a beautiful place
And you don't dress in the best of taste Oh!
Nature didn't give you such a beautiful face
But baby, you got what it takes,
Oh! to satisfy
You got what it takes to set my soul on fire
But oh, oh, whoa-oh, whoa-oh whoa-oh-oh yeah
You got what it takes for me
Now when you're near me, ooo-wee
My head goes around and around
And when you kiss me, a-little girl
My love comes tumblin' down, you send me
You don't live in a beautiful place
Oh, you don't dress in the best of taste
And nature didn't give you such a beautiful face
But baby, you got what it takes, Oh!
to satisfy
You got what it takes to set my soul on fire
But oh, oh, whoa-oh, whoa-oh whoa-oh-oh yeah
You got what it takes for me
Now when you're near me, mmm-mmm
My head goes around and around and around and around
And when you kiss me, a-little girl
My love comes tumblin' down, you send me
You don't live in a beautiful place, no
You don't dress in the best of taste
And nature didn't give you such a beautiful face
But baby, you got what it takes
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, you got what it takes
Baby, I'm tellin' you
You got what it takes

Gordy/Gordy/Carlo
AND THE OSCAR FOR BEST-WINNING ACTRESS...

...goes to me.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

A GUIDE TO SELF-CARE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2lYO7o6HBo

Button up your overcoat,
When the wind is free,
Take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!
Eat an apple every day,
Get to bed by three,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!
Be careful crossing streets, ooh-ooh,
Cut out sweets, ooh-ooh,
Lay off meat, ooh-ooh,
You'll get a pain and ruin your tum-tum!
Wear your flannel underwear,
When you climb a tree,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!
Button up your overcoat,
When the wind is free,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!
Boop-boop-a-doop!
When you sass a traffic cop,
Use diplomacy;
Just take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!
Beware of frozen ponds, ooh-ooh,
Stocks and bonds, ooh-ooh,
Peroxide blondes, ooh-ooh,
You'll get a pain and ruin your bankroll!
Keep the spoon out of your cup,
When you're drinking tea,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!
Don't sit on hornet's tails, ooh-ooh!
Or on nails, ooh-ooh!
Or third rails, ooh-ooh!
You'll get a pain and ruin your tum-tum!
Keep away from bootleg hooch
When you're on a spree,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!

DeSylva/Brown/Henderson
OBSERVATIONS AT KAISER PERMANENTE

1) There was a guy in a Georgetown University Maintenance shirt. So much for employees’ getting care at the hospital there.

2) The woman who did my intake told me she sometimes works 12 hours a day, can’t afford to pay this month’s power bill, and can’t afford a landline phone or home internet access. Gee, I wonder where those $300+ dollar premiums are going?

3) A woman came out of the radiology department limping. This was a staff member, not a patient.

janedoe@seductive.com

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

I AM PRAYING...

...without ceasing.

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Monday, August 17, 2009

REINVENTING MYSELF

Unfortunately it's time to do that. Why does the prospect not make me happy?

janedoe@seductive.com

Sunday, August 16, 2009

HANGING IN THERE

That's about all I can do. And it seems that 's what everyone else is doing, too.
SUNDAY PAPER

Click here for the Lebanon Daily News.

Friday, August 14, 2009

WEEK 33

The week started with murderous heat and of course it's been nice all summer, so I like a dummy I didn't have the new AC installed. Now the heat doesn't show much sign of letting up -- good luck getting E to install it.

At least the economy shows some signs of improvement, and I am finally working up the energy to do little but big things I have been putting off for months, years...

janedoe@seductive.com
WOW, ANOTHER YEAR

"Nobody has scolded me, Everyone has smiled. Isn't it delicious To be a birthday child?"

Rose Fyleman

And another birthday. Spent the first part of it dealing with government bureaucracy, not sure whether it will do any good. And just like on my 30th birthday when I felt unloved, like a failure, etc, unexpected support appeared from family and friends. And a Higher Authority. All kinds of little signs.

janedoe@seductive.com

Thursday, August 13, 2009

HEALING MYSELF

I think I am coming down with a massive sinus infection. And tomorrow I will be somewhere I don't want to be. I am in the studio with no eucalyptus oil to be found, so I am putting all kinds of other stuff up my nose.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

BABY STEPS

My DSL kit arrived. And birthday wishes are already coming in. Don't think I have dreaded a birthday so much except for maybe my 30th.

janedoe@seductive.com

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

SWEET RELIEF

The mini-heatwave has broken, and I'm slowly getting it together.

Sunday, August 09, 2009

RING, RING II

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEbZqnC2oN4

Or maybe it should be click, click. After months, maybe years of waiting I have bundled phone and DSL, upgraded my cell phone plan and opted for the Comcast promotional package. Hopefully it will save me at least two or three hundred bucks a year.
SUNDAY PAPER

Click here for the Baton Rouge Advocate.

Saturday, August 08, 2009

JANE DOE'S VIDEO PARTY!

http://www.youtube.com/vatican#play/all/uploads-all/0/qUD-xryNuIA

http://www.youtube.com/user/MrMrsKermie#play/uploads/4/PHUV0VWyw_8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYMQDg4mqG8&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bsw1T0nDfw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sr9w0fnIbZ8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZupHlrSDwc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYCz8vSGTDI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhunMW7FsyE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw6DIa2gFaY&feature=channel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OQidaRjmuI&feature=related

SISTER SMILE

Today is the Feast of St. Dominic. However, this post is dedicated to “Soeur Sourire” (Sister Smile) or The Singing Nun, played by Debbie Reynolds. Her real name was Jeanine Deckers or Sister Luc Gabriel. She was a Belgian Dominican nun whose single “Dominique” hit number one on the Billboard Charts in 1963, with all proceeds going to her convent. However, she left the convent in 1967 to become a teacher and embrace her lesbian sexuality.

Unfortunately almost 20 years later the Belgian government claimed she owed them fifty to eighty thousand dollars in back taxes for royalties collected from the song. Deckers claimed all the money went to her convent, however no receipts could be found. She descended into drug and alcohol abuse and a nervous breakdown, committing suicide with her partner in 1985.


Wikipedia says "In a great irony, the very day of her suicide and unknown to her, the Belgian association that collects royalties for songwriters (SABAM) awarded her approximately $300,000 (571,658 Belgian francs)- - more than enough to have paid off her debt and provide for her."



TALK ABOUT "SHIT FLOATS"

The farting preacher has a new TV show: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxswIibzQOo&feature=related

But he doesn't fart, so he's not nearly as funny.

Friday, August 07, 2009

WEEK 32

Taught one English class this week, paid the rent on the studio in two days. Feeling sick on an off, but better when I get more sleep. Duh. Unfortunately, lots of things I can’t blog about now.

I have used my Blockbuster Pass to rent a couple "House" DVD’s. House is like Beavis and Butthead – he says what I think. And there’s also the question of where professionalism becomes detachment or downright coldness.

janedoe@seductive.com
THE GLORY OF LOVE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_2PAwX86m4

You've got to give a little, take a little,
and let your poor heart break a little.
That's the story of, that's the glory of love.
You've got to laugh a little, cry a little,
until the clouds roll by a little.
That's the story of, that's the glory of love.
As long as there's the two of us,
we've got the world and all it's charms.
And when the world is through with us,
we've got each other's arms.
You've got to win a little, lose a little,
yes, and always have the blues a little.
That's the story of, that's the glory of love.
That's the story of, that's the glory of love.

Billy Hill

janedoe@seductive.com

I AM BEAUTIFUL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ks2NDF1XNFA

Spoken: Don't look at me

Every day is so wonderful
And suddenly, i saw debris
Now and then, I get insecure
From all the pain,
I'm so ashamed
I am beautiful no matter what they say
Words can't bring me down
I am beautiful in every single way
Yes, words can't bring me down
So don't you bring me down today
To all your friends, you're delirious
So consumed in all your doom
Trying hard to fill the emptiness
The piece is gone left the puzzle undone
That's the way it is
You are beautiful no matter what they say
Words can't bring you down
You are beautiful in every single way
Yes, words can't bring you down
Don't you bring me down today...
No matter what we do (no matter what we do)
No matter what they say (no matter what they say)
When the sun is shining through
Then the clouds won't stay
And everywhere we go (everywhere we go)
The sun won't always shine (sun won't always shine)
But tomorrow will find a way
All the other times 'cause we are beautiful no matter what they say
Yes, words won't bring us down, oh no
We are beautiful in every single way
Yes, words can't bring us down
Don't you bring me down today
Don't you bring me down today
Don't you bring me down today

Linda Perry

Thursday, August 06, 2009

HORSE AND RIDER...

...seemed to be obeying superior orders."

Laura Esquivel
ANATOMICAL QUESTION

I cannot remember the name of that bone on your ankle that juts out like a bump. At any rate, I smacked it against a pole on the train and it smarted for a while. None of the books/charts/web sites are any help. And D. doesn't know the word, either.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS

Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Snows.

janedoe@seductive.com
FORTUNATELY...

...none of the people in the Bridgeville shooting are related to me. Any time I hear about someone going berserk in Western Pennsylvania I pray it's not none of my relatives.

janedoe@seductive.com

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

HERE YOU COME AGAIN

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSQGqIxdHQ0

Here you come again
Just when I've begun
To get myself together
You waltz right in the door
Just like you've done before
And wrap my heart'
Round your little finger
Here you come again
Just when I'm about
To make it work without you
You look into my eyes
And light those dreamy eyes
And pretty soon I'm wonderin'
How I came to doubt you
All you gotta doIs smile that smile
And there go all my defenses
Just leave it up to you
And in a little while
You're messin' up my mind
And fillin' up my senses
Here you come again
Lookin' better than a body
Has a right to
And shakin' me up so
That all I really know
Is here you come again
All you gotta do
Is smile that smile
And there go all my defenses
Just leave it up to you
And in a little while
You're messin' up my mind
And fillin' up my senses
Here you come again
Lookin' better than a body
Has a right to
And shakin' me up so
That all I really know
Is here you come again
Here I go
And here you come again
Here I go

Mann/Weil

Monday, August 03, 2009

GOOD THINGS

The Romany woman who haunts Connecticut Avenue offered me a reading. And told me she sees good things.

janedoe@seductive.com

MAMMA MIA!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY57jGNCN8Q

I've been cheated by you since I don't know when
So I made up my mind, it must come to an end
Look at me now, will I ever learn?
I don't know how but I suddenly lose control
There's a fire within my soul
Just one look and I can hear a bell ring
One more look and I forget everything,
w-o-o-o-oh
Mamma mia, here I go again
My my, how can I resist you?
Mamma mia, does it show again?
My my, just how much I've missed you
Yes, I've been brokenhearted
Blue since the day we parted
Why, why did I ever let you go?
Mamma mia, now I really know,
My my, I could never let you go.
I've been angry and sad about things that you do
I can't count all the times that I've told you we're through
And when you go, when you slam the door
I think you know that you won't be away too long
You know that I'm not that strong.
Just one look and I can hear a bell ring
One more look and I forget everything,
w-o-o-o-oh
Mamma mia, here I go again
My my, how can I resist you?
Mamma mia, does it show again?
My my, just how much I've missed you
Yes, I've been brokenhearted
Blue since the day we parted
Why, why did I ever let you go?
Mamma mia, even if I say
Bye bye, leave me now or never
mamma mia,
it's a game we play
Bye bye doesn't mean forever
Mamma mia, here I go again
My my, how can I resist you?
Mamma mia, does it show again?
My my, just how much I've missed you
Yes, I've been brokenhearted
Blue since the day we parted
Why, why did I ever let you go
Mamma mia, now I really know
My my, I could never let you go

Andersson/Ulvaeus/Anderson

janedoe@seductive.com

Sunday, August 02, 2009

THE PURPLE FLOWERS...

...make me so happy.
SUNDAY PAPER

Click here for the Newark Post.