What is it with you men, going after women 100 years younger than you! Can't he be with someone his own age? And imagine how sickened she will get on her wedding night when she gazes upon his wilted peepee. Oy!

When they talk about '90s music, he'll really mean the 1890s!!! Ewww!

A Somali man who claims to be 112 years old has married for the sixth time, and he hopes to have children with his 17-year-old bride.
Hundreds of people attended the wedding this week in the town of Guriceel in central Somalia, according to reports Thursday by the BBC as well as in The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian newspapers.
"Today God helped me realize my dream," groom Ahmed Muhamed Dore said, according to The Guardian.
The bride, Safia Abdulleh, did not comment, but her family said she was "happy with her new husband" -- even though he is nearly a century her senior.


A highlight

I recently got an e-mail asking me to write an intro to the literary magazine for the high school that I graduated from in Central Jersey. I'm very honored to have been deemed successful enough at my writing that they actually care. Now I actually have to come up with something cogent.

And no, it won't say, "Incidentally, Carrie Pilby would make a great summer reading assignment for today's literary-minded youth."


Blogfan Sam writes in from Hawaii:

"Just a theory, but the only reason this is even news is because the David Letterman story made such big news. It's the way the news business works. One big story opens the door for similar stories that wouldn't ordinarily be national news (or even local news). Example, one female teacher is caugth having sex with a student making national news, then suddenly any such story is automaticly national news. No doubt teachers had sex with students before this, but it never made news. Really, who cares if a sportscaster cheats on his wife with a co-worker? The rest of the world doesn't really need to know. Those involved have enough to worry about without being on national news."


Oh my

This is interesting. The ESPN guy in the affair is continually called handsome, while the 22-year-old woman is the "Tubby Temptress" and other choice names. I kinda feel bad for her in that respect.


Combonym of the day

Twitwit - n. - Someone who comes off as idiotic on Twitter.
This is terrible. What a country.

Homeless at 97, Begging in L.A. Area

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(Oct. 17) -- The sign on the window of the old black Suburban, published in The Los Angeles Times, says it all.
"I am 97 years old. Homeless. Broke. Need help please."
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Bessie Mae Berger is 97 and homeless. She has outlived three husbands and all but two of her children and now spends her nights in a black Suburban SUV on the streets of Los Angeles.

Bessie Mae Berger was born in 1912. The Times tells of her hard life: losing all but two of her children, either to death or to simply losing touch, and outliving three husbands.
She used to live in Palm Springs. Her son Larry Wilkerson cared for her full-time through a state program, a job he held for more than 20 years.
Then the owner of their home had to sell. The state cut Larry and his mother from the support program, the newspaper reported.
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Together with Berger's other son Charlie Wilkerson -- who collects disability -- they've tried desperately to find a government-subsidized home. But they've been stymied because mother and sons insist on staying together.
"There's a million empty homes here in California, but they can't seem to find one we can live in," Larry told the paper. At least in the Suburban, she's not alone.
Occasionally Bessie Mae Berger begs for money. People accuse her of lying about her age, but she has a state-issued ID card with her birth date.
This week they happened to meet comedian Kevin Nealon at a gas station, who was with the owner of a popular club, the Laugh Factory. The club owner gave them pizza for dinner.
But no one seems to be able to give them a home.
Read the full story, and hear the audio slide show, from the The Los Angeles Times.



Another question

How come there are only signs for slow children playing? What about average children?



What color do evergreen trees turn in fall?


Trip to Concord, Mass. last fall.



Recently, the tracking program I use started telling me the phrases that people put into Google that led people to my website.

Recent ones include:

"single professional men binghamton ny "

Well, sorry, I didn't see any. Come to think of it, I don't think I saw any PEOPLE there.

"indoor dog restroom reviews"

Are the dogs writing the restroom reviews?

"do you need to sleep with hef to be playmate of month"

Answer: Probably.


Train station, Philadelphia

Bridge in Trenton

More later.