Monday, May 19, 2014

apt. update..

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got attorney and adult protective services trying to find me a new place and an aide. lawyer has been talking to all parties involved. will see. reviews of campus view apts. where I live here. click to see what a dump it is. yesterday ha water leak in living ceiling and it got all over futon couch/bed soiling my clan bedding recently washed. neighbor said sorry but not compensated as said broke and no car to launder mess he made. blows. called on call number and never got call back, not even next day from building management. awful place.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Housing update..

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So despite all my trying to get my apt. up to snuff(friend from MA. made 4 trips to storage, took me to do 2 loads of wash, I patd neighbor $100. to clean for 10 hours!), it didn't pass HATAS'(homeless and traveler's aid) inspection. No specifics on what need to do to pass. They commented on kitchen table and items on it and below it. I said, have no shelving or closet to put them on or in. they didn't want to hear my 'excuses' and will not help move me as said should have been bagged up(all) not most of things. not what was told.  Had cat and no pets in lease. Am going to get doctor note need her. Also they won't ask Judd to stop eviction but are leaving me hanging but will pay subsidy while housed. Did my best and can do more when friend Bill comes next month on 6/4 before house inspection again by building dept. on the 9th. trying. legal aide takes my case on 5/14. My worker tells me landlord can do as pleases as his place. Not so if paid up and have another year on lease as I do! Tenants have rights too. Sad an agency like HATAS, that is designed to protect the poor, downtrodden, vulnerable, doesn't.

Their mission: to prevent homelessness, 'HATAS employs a holistic wrap-around approach in caring for our neighbors in need and we serve all persons with the dignity and respect that they deserve.'

 

Monday, May 05, 2014

Need to move again,ugh..

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Got 30 day notice from my slummy, landlord. See, I have a lot of things in my place so he says is a fire hazard. not really. Went and got a storage locker, put two car loads of things in it, had it professionally cleaned, straightened up for $80, friend's cat who was visiting and they complained about going, pick up after dog, they said don't so am trying. should have gotten a 10 day 'cure or quit' notice as paid up on rent and have another year on lease. May see a place today.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Local food pantry handing out expired food..

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Guess beggars can't be choosy, huh? Regardless, even the poor deserve safe, fresh food. No? What do you think?  I got 2 small bottles of juice dated March 8 2014 and old crackers.  The stale bread, bruised fruit, veggies is usual to be donated from Price Chopper. Yes, no one says eat it..

Monday, April 07, 2014

you can be the greatest!

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watch this video. don't give up on our dreams. Believe in you.

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Incroyable, (incredible)..(french)

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performance.  Michael Jackson's 'Billy Jean' at Madison Square Garden here.  Say what you will about him but..can't deny that he was an unbelievable talent. H gave some performance that moved this crowds, black white, Hispanic, oriental alike. he crossed all ethnic lines. He was loved by all. Yes he liked little boys but..in heart he was still one himself as he worked  since he was 5 and never really grew up. Not condoning his actions but who knows what he did or didn't do for sure?

'We are the world' performance here

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Malaysian plane still missing..

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Ann, designer wearing her handmade, green(eco-friendly), recycled, wearable, trash, art, vintage, glass, jewelry, necklace
As we all know, plane went missing several weeks ago. There are many theories out there as to what happened to it. What we do know is that there is no definite evidence linking debris now being found by rescue teams from many different countries via plane and boat, to the missing plane, although some of the pieces are certainly large enough to be say a wing.  Some think it was hijacked, others think sabatoge, or mechanical failure causing a drop in air pressure making all aboard go to sleep and then plane flew itself til ran out of fuel and crashed. The last scenario is the most likely one.

What do you think happened? Regardless, is very sad and our hearts go out to the survivors, families, friends of the victims.  + update on missing plane: heard pings under water from possibly black box. Sub now helping in search. Trying to pinpoint sounds with hydrophones too. Search field is lessening now to size of S. Carolina. better.)

Also prayers to all effected by mud slide in W.A. Many dead, missing there too.

Also concern for Ukraine, Russia situation. Hope some peace can be reached so we get on better terms with Russia.
 

Monday, March 24, 2014

More handmade jewelry selfies below..

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                                         my beer bottle cap, recycled metal earrings. (Buy on Etsy for $10.!)


                                 'tree of life' pendant.
                             

recycled, vintage, glass, wire-wrapped, beaded necklace*

vintage, glass, painted vase.
 
*glass from dump dig went on. Yes I cleaned and filed the glass shards down first before working with them!
acrylic painting of 'garden of crysanthamums' by Ann Reilly

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Pix of some jewelry made

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How bout listening to Darius Tucker's 'Wagon Wheel'?
from my mini laptop camera.

 
 


http://www.hulu.com/watch/585731
 
click pic above for video with music from show on A & E,'Crazy Hearts Nashville'. like lee's voice and look.
 
 

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Is 50 the new 30?

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 'Morgan' twenty five and young.

With movie stars, celebrities like Marie Osmond , who promotes a weight loss program,  along with Jessica Simpson(know she's not old but was fat), looking totally fab after 50(Helen Mirren looks great after 60 in bikini),tina turner looks fab at 70ish,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9Kny6vx3hQ
Sharon Stone     has joined the band wagon of looking great at 50 something. She has an interview on the new OWN network with Oprah(along with notorious Lindsay Lohan) where she talks about growing old gracefiully. 



 
youth glorified and yes this show and these people prove it along with wealth,money is wasted on them!
Even Shirley McClain who is Warren Beatty's sister(married to Annete Benning) is having a career resurgence, comeback with being on Downton Abbey and now upcoming OWN interview. She looks great too at 70ish.
http://www.boobsandloubs.com
 
Morgan Stewart,socialite from 'RKOBH, rich kids of Beverly hills.
 
                                                            Morgan with her friend who's very rich or at least her family is.
 
looks great in 'Maxim' magazine. Any relation to Rod Stewart? http://etsy.com/shop/artzstuf
 
 me. just out of bed in morning. gonna be 52 in April of this year. how am I holding up?
 

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