|Handsome Jack Layton|
Man, you go away for four days of fishing and the whole world changes.
Kate and Will got married? Seriously? I never saw that coming.
Osama Bin Laden was killed? Wow, I thought he was already dead. I know, I have got to start watching the news more often.
And today is Election Day in Canada. Big surprises happening in the polls. I gotta hand it to the handsome and spunky Jack Layton, the fellah nobody was taking too seriously, but who is now kicking some serious Conservative butt in the polls. That big news developed while I was away, too.
But the biggest news was Casey Abrams got kicked off American Idol. WTF, people? Oh well. Whatever. James Durbin is gonna win it; he deserves to win it. I loved Casey but love is fickle (just ask my ex) and now I love James.
Did I mention my son wants to dye his hair blue?
I came home, checked my e-mail, and there's a proclamation from Angus on facebook that he's dying his hair blue. When I saw it, the post was 19 hours old. I was on the phone faster than you can say "freaked out."
I was gonna be so cool, talking to him about it.
The second he picked up the phone and said, "Hello," I was like, "DID YOU DYE YOUR HAIR BLUE?"
The answer was no but I think he's gonna do it.
He has such nice blonde hair and blue eyes. I don't think it would be handsome if his hair was bluer than his eyes. He might as well wear plaid plants with a striped jacket.
I do have real news to talk about from the blogging world.
First of all, I got a fabulous package in the mail from Umbrella Lady Kathy. IT'S SO CHOICE! I'll show you my gorgeous stuff later, as I can't find the cord to my camera. But thank-you Kathy! It is SO lovely!
And there's big news over on The Rock with Alan W. Davidson and Laurita Miller. The two talented Newfoundland writers are co-hosting a short story contest, Lost on the Rock, with entries due May 8.
For contest details, go here.
For prize details, go here.
On the one hand I'm reluctant to tell you guys about the contest because you're all way better writers than me and the prizes are really, really good.
On the other hand, I love Laurita and Alan and want to help spread the word about their contest.
So, get busy! You've only got a week to write the story.
Geez, I've gotta take my own advice... Lost... Rock... hmmmm... all I can think of is Lost on the Rocks... a new Newfoundland cocktail.