I still miss you, Grandpa!
It has been 12 years today since my grandfather passed away and, in so many ways, it feels like it was just yesterday. I think it is almost harder now, with my grandmother gone, too. They were so much of a unit together that, even after my grandfather was gone, it wasn’t quite as bad because I still had my grandmother. But now that she is gone, too, it is just a kind of emptiness where they used to be. It has only been 18 months since I lost her, 12 years since I lost him, and it still seems like it is fresh to me. Sometimes I think I am the only one that still feels this way, but I guess that is okay, even if I am. I love you, Grandpa!
RIP Patrick Swayze
I was 16 when Dirty Dancing came out and it was just about every teenage girl’s favorite movie! He made everyone want to be Baby and to find their Johnny! I loved Ghost but I think Dirty Dancing will always be my favorite. There was just nothing not to like about him, and I am sad for his family.
Kanye “I have no class” West
He was such a gigantic jerk on the VMAs the other night. I read a quote from him awhile ago that was answer to a question he was asked during an interview. He was asked what his biggest regret was and he answered that his biggest regret was that he would never be able to experience watching himself on stage. Really? THAT was your biggest regret?! His arrogance is out of control and he truly needs a reality check. What he did to Taylor Swift was such a classless thing to do. His apologies would probably mean more if he didn’t do this kind of thing so often. I watched him on the premiere of Jay Leno’s new show last night, wanting to hear what he had to say for himself. Jay asked him what his mother would have said and thought of his behavior and he instantly became choked up about it. I will give him that he was definately all about his mama when she was alive, so I hope it wasn’t an act. It seemed like he couldn’t quite acknowledge that she would have been thoroughly disappointed, so I hope it was real. He really needs to take that step back that he talked about on the show, and reevaluate his place in the world. Until then, I am blissfully Kayne-free.