Thursday, July 07, 2011

a long long time ago in a galaxy far far far away.........

i got a dog, baby roo! at the magic pet shop. i distinctly remember going in there and buying her (i told my parents someone gave her to me and we couldn't abandon her). it was SO long ago, it was before the current owners were there

to this day, i still do an impression of the man sitting there talking to his bird (who most likely WAS NOT the bird in the photo) and saying GIVE ME A LITTLE KISS JOE JOE

i miss you baby roo

(i'd NEVER go to a pet store these days. i'd of course rescue a dog or a cat from a center)

Magic Pet Shop Closing After 50 Years, Ziggy The Parrot Jobless


The Hartford Courant
Ziggy, a raucous tenor who's been serenading customers at the Magic Pet Shop for 20 years, is about to be out of a job.
The shop's owners Edward and Ellie Kinsella are closing the 50-year-old pet store at the end of the month, which means that Ziggy, a yellow-fronted Amazon parrot, will have to practice his wolf whistles and pop tunes including "Rolling in the Deep" elsewhere.

"Everything is for sale," said Edward Kinsella, 66, who put up a dozen handmade signs in Newington and Wethersfield to announce the store's closing.
A combination of the economic downturn and competition from big-box pet stores made the Kinsellas and their daughter Jen Lowy, 30, who works at the shop, decide to close the business.
"If it had only been one of the two, we could have survived," said Lowy. A year ago, in an effort to diversify, Lowy added fresh flower arrangements to the pet store's offerings. But it wasn't enough...........

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

my personal feeling?

well i think  you know it but i'll articulate it any damn way. it's just this: IF you join this church or follow this EX CON (yes, i believe SOME - NOT ALL people can and do change) you deserve EVERYTHING you get (taken away from you)

Conservative Sect's Leader, Who Served 12 Years In Prison For Larceny, Opens Church In Enfield

The Hartford Courant
Archbishop John P. Walzer's biography, posted on the website of the Catholic Charismatic Church, begins with his consecration in 1990 and ends with his succession to church patriarch in 2009.
Walzer, who operated churches in BranfordWest Haven and East Hartford prior to his conviction, and in New Haven afterward, said that the church — which is not affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church — decided to move to the red clapboard house at 195 N. Maple St. because of the "opportunity to buy an ideal property for a missionary district."...........
The biography omits the 12 years that Walzer — who has just opened a new church in Enfield — served in prison for first-degree larceny. But church officials say that what is in the past is in the past. ...............