And the Oscar Might Go To


This Sunday, Hollywood’s Academy salutes itself with the Oscars and truly becomes the “City of Stars”.  In case you can’t tell, I adored La La Land.  The picks below demonstrate that over and over.  I hope it equals or exceeds the record.  Feel free to argue below in the comments

Best Picture: La La Land

Best Director:  Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Best Actor:  Casey Affleck, Manchester By The Sea

Best Actress:  Emma Stone, La La Land

Best Supporting Actor: Dev Patel, Lion

Best Supporting Actress:  Viola Davis – Fences

Best Original Screenplay:  La La Land

Best Adapted Screenplay:  Lion

Best Animated Feature:  Kubo and the Two Strings

Best Production Design:  La La Land

Best Cinematography:  La La Land

Best Costume Design:  Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

Best Film Editing:  Hacksaw Ridge

Best Makeup:  A Man Called Ove

Best Sound Mixing:  La La Land

Best Sound Editing:  La La Land

Best Visual Effects:  Jungle Book

Best Original Score:  La La Land

Best Original Song:  City of Stars, La La Land

Best Documentary Feature:  OJ Made in America (Tempted by I Am Not Your Negro)



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The Lake Isle of Innisfree

W. B. Yeats, 1865 – 1939

I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,
And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made:
Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee;
And live alone in the bee-loud glade.

And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket
There midnight’s all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow,
And evening full of the linnet’s wings.

I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey,
I hear it in the deep heart’s core.

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Strut Your Stuff



Rooster (or Chicken) ranks the tenth among the Chinese zodiac animals. In Chinese culture, Rooster represents fidelity and punctuality, for it wakes people up on time. People born in the year of the Rooster are beautiful, kind-hearted, hard-working, courageous, independent, humorous and honest. They like to keep home neat and organized. On the other side, they might be arrogant, self-aggrandizing, persuasive to others and wild as well as admire things or persons blindly.

I am alert
Ready to take action
The first on the scene
The last to leave
I take chances
But I am precise
I know where things belong
I am orderly and fastidious
Nothing escapes me
I am always prepared
I never give up or in

Compatibility & Personality for Rooster people:  1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017

Predictions for other signs in the Year of the Rooster


Boiled Chinese Dumplings


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What’s New Pussy hat?


Today the mall will see a bigger crowd than was there yesterday to greet the commander in chief with a definite message to keep his hands off these pussies.


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Today is the Day


With any luck within a few months:


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