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Saturday, April 12, 2008

Junk Drawer (a.k.a. Random Thoughts in No Particular Order)

Okay, was anyone else offended by the religiosity of American Idol the other night? Why do they need to sing "Shout to the Lord," which is an ├╝ber evangelical Christian song!? I fast forwarded right through it and immediately said, "how is that not offensive to non-Christians!?" I understand that the theme was inspirational, but that song simply does not apply to a lot of people (including me - I hate that kind of emotionally manipulative crap). Weren't a lot of people offended or excluded - the Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Atheist? Huz replied, "how is that not offensive to Christians?" And he's right. Um, hello? You're singing a Jesus song on a show that idolizes people. Last I checked, that was on the 10 Thou Shalt Not list. Plus, it's just completely not the place for that kind of song. Ugh. Also, I was kinda pissed that Michael Johns got booted and not that stupid Kristy Lee Cook girl. I can't stand her.

I went to the mall today with a friend and was told no less than 5 times that Claire was "beautiful," and "the Gerber baby." Now that's the way to make me smile!

We decided to throw Claire a Half Birthday party on April 20th. I look forward to coming up with some fun ideas - like making half cupcakes, half burgers, maybe even making everyone wear half birthday hats. Oh, what a great excuse a child is to be silly!

That's all I can think of at the moment. Have a groovy weekend everybody.

Posted by Bird On A Line @ 3:13 PM
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