“If you can’t love yourself, how the hell you gonna love somebody else?” - RuPaul - - - - - - - - - - - “if by a "Liberal" they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people -- their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties -- someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a "Liberal," then I'm proud to say I'm a "Liberal.” - John F. Kennedy - - - - - - - - - - - - “Imagine finding someone you love more than anything in the world, who you would risk your life for but couldn’t marry. And you couldn’t have that special day the way your friends do – you know, wear the ring on your finger and have it mean the same thing as everybody else. Just put yourself in that person’s shoes. It makes me feel sick to my stomach …. When I shared a picture of my tattoo on my Twitter page and said, ‘ALL LOVE is equal,’ a lot of people mocked me – they said, ‘What happened to you? You used to be a Christian girl!’ And I said, ‘Well, if you were a true Christian, you would have your facts straight. Christianity is about love.’ The debate resulted in a lot of threats and hate mail to people who agreed and disagreed with me. At one point I had to say, ‘Dude, everyone lay off.’ Can’t people have friendly debates about sensitive topics without it turning into unnecessary threats?” - Pop star Miley Cyrus on her marriage equality tattoo - - - - - - - - - - -

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

#1 in The Nation for The 5th Year in a Row...

In 8 out of the last 10 years, the institution I work for has ranked No.1 in the U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals survey.  And I'm proud to say that for the 5th year in a row, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has retained it's #1 ranking. 

On Monday, our President, John Mendelsohn, M.D. had this to say to each, and everyone of us...
"This recognition is acknowledgement of the outstanding work that you, our 18,000 dedicated employees, do here every day to care for our patients, carry out our research, and to advance our mission in all areas. Credit also belongs to our many volunteers, whether in the hospital or in the community, who actively support our work and, most importantly, to thousands of patients who place their trust in us."
This October I will have been here four years, and to this day I've had no regrets. I had applied for a position here several times before, and was never contacted due to the hundreds of applications our HR department receive on a daily basis... 
Luckily for me, I didn't burn any bridges with former employers or co-workers, that someone I used to work with at U.S. Oncology referred me to their supervisor.  I was granted an interview and eventually got hired.

To know that I am part of a team that is striving everyday to find a cure for this terrible disease, makes it all worthwhile.  It is an honor to work for the best cancer hospital in the nation.

It's Purely Animal - Issue No. 22 - The Cat Scratcher

This is too fucking hilarious.  Sorry for my "French," but I had to say it.  The things animals do, I swear.  

Ryan and I bought hamsters over the weekend, and we absolutely adore them.  We've had hamsters before, but their lifespan is only 3 years, or from 4-5 for the dwarf ones.  In either case, they are interesting creatures, much like this butt-scratching cat watching television. LMAO!

OMG Hilarious! - Six Pack

I Quote That - I Don't Regret You

Tori Spelling has a problem..... She's a Hoarder!

This video was absolutely hilarious!  I'm not sure how many of you have ever seen A&E's Hoarders, but it deals with people who have issues with hoarding an excessive amount of items, to the point where they can no longer walk around their home, or care for themselves and the ones they love.  Some even hoard cats, dogs, or specific items like, foods, or appliances.  It doesn't matter, they have a hoarding problem.  Ryan and I used to watch that show, and it was ridiculously insane.  

It's probably not as bad as the "Freaky Eaters" post that I wrote a couple a weeks ago, but it's pretty darn close.

Back to my case and point, Tori Spelling has a problem with hoarding.  She hoards "Gays."  And it begins to take a toll on her family.

What a Hot Mess: The Iron Chef

Ahhhh, I can smell that delicious, savory sausage already.  I guess they must have run out of gas.   

What a Hot Mess!

"You're Like The Next Lady Guy Guy"

So our local boy, Daniel Joseph Baker performed on last night's Hollywood round of America's Got Talent, and performing to Lady Gaga's, "Edge of Glory" nonetheless. Yes, it was a show stopper.
Sharon Osbourne told him he was a "natural performer." "You're a very special person, because you are a star," she told him.  Piers Morgan said there was something "infectious" about him that made his performances so entertaining, and Howie Mandell exclaimed, "you're like the next Lady Guy-Guy."  Daniel said he liked the sound of that, and told Howie he was fierce. 

Stay tuned for tonight's results show, to see if our local teen sensation will make it to the Top 12. I have posted the video down below if you missed last night's performance by Daniel Joseph BakerGay Power!

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- Blade 7184 aka Peter