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Catching up with Ruben Studdard at Atlanta’s Real Men Cook event

PHOTO CREDITS: Rodney Ho/rho@ajc.com

PHOTO CREDITS: Rodney Ho/rho@ajc.com

Event manager Diane Larche asked me at the last second to be a “celebrity taster” at the 21st annual Real Men Cook event Sunday, which provided funds for several charities including the Ruben Studdard Foundation. That meant a Ruben Studdard appearance, which made it an easy yes for me.

The event, held on Father’s Day, draws thousands to the Georgia Railroad Depot. Other participants include Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), Sam Crenshaw of WXIA-TV, Jovita Moore and John Bachman of WSB-TV, Chef Jamika from “Next Food Network Star,” Jason Ellis from “Hell’s Kitchen” and Roger Bobb, supervising producer at Tyler Perry Studios.

I haven’t seen Ruben since the fall of 2008, before he started his vegan diet. He has since lost 100 pounds. He didn’t have time to actually cook, unfortunately, but arrived in time to sing a couple of songs (”I Surrender All,” “I Need An Angel”), sounding great as always, then set aside a couple of minutes to talk backstage. I also met his wife Surata Zuri McCants, who he met a few years ago at a Wal-Mart CD signing I also attended off Howell Mill Road.

I told him I was disappointed his tour with Clay Aiken didn’t hit Atlanta, but he said he hopes to have a second leg in the fall that does include the city.

I would have liked a bit more time with Ruben but this wasn’t an idyllic set up for that.

His charity foundation provides monies to support arts in education.

And here he is singing gloriously, “I Surrender All”:

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Rosita

June 21st, 2010
8:42 am

Workin’ hard on your BD, RoHo! Still got a lot of stamina for a 41-yr-old!
First?
Ruben Studdard-Sam Crenshaw — separated @ birth?

Deirdre

June 21st, 2010
8:47 am

Thanks Rodney. I love Ruben. He’s one of our more under-rated winners. I hope his tour with Clay reminds people of just how good he really is.

On a side note, now that Rodney and I have met face to face, I have to say(at the risk of annoying Mrs Rodney) I like you better without the hat.

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
8:51 am

YES!!! Her highness agrees with me about the hat! :-)

Rodney Ho

June 21st, 2010
9:02 am

The hat’s a gimmick. Gotta run with it!

Anyway, some medium-sized “Idol” news (lowering the age eligibility) which I felt I had to post but I wanted to keep Ruben at top so I back-timed it so it posted BEFORE Ruben although I wrote it after the fact. So go down to that blog if you want to comment about that news and take the poll. Also, Idol audition cities were announced, too. Only new city: Milwaukee.

Nana

June 21st, 2010
9:06 am

First, let me say congrats to Ruben on the weight loss!

Ruben has always seemed very humble and apprecative of what he is and the talent that he has. Although I voted for Clay, I think Ruben has made an excellent idol winner. He reminds me of a big cuddly teddy bear. If he and Clay ever do make Atlanta a tour stop, I would do my best to get tickets.

Mercedes S.

June 21st, 2010
9:14 am

You do have a great hat head, Rodney, but that particular hat has to go. It’s too bland, does absolutely nothing for you. Look for texture, at least, if not color.

JTesla

June 21st, 2010
9:33 am

Happy Birthday Rodney, thanks for the Ruben info. Blue Hat > Brown Hat. Thanks for all the threads, we didn’t have this much activity during the season.

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Libba

June 21st, 2010
9:40 am

He sang a couple of hymns, not hymnals. That would, easily, be several hundred songs.

Grad Student

June 21st, 2010
9:51 am

his wife Zuri went to G state.. she is sweeet.

TheStandard

June 21st, 2010
9:54 am

Real Men Cook is the actual name of the event and org … http://www.realmencook.com

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
9:56 am

Matt

June 21st, 2010
9:58 am

Rodney, I know you meant Hymns, but it’s just funny to me that you said hymnals. “He sang 1264 songs at this event, but only the first verse of each.”

kelly&carriefan

June 21st, 2010
9:58 am

So, is this the “hang out” thread? I’m trying to keep up, but almost getting whiplash here.

In any event, Happy Birthday, Rodney! :D

Tami

June 21st, 2010
10:04 am

OMG, Ruben looks great, and so much healthier! I had been concerned about him for a while. Good story. Maybe if Atlanta makes this proposed 2nd leg, you can have a longer interview with him.

Deirdre

June 21st, 2010
10:06 am

I know, k&cf. The threads are coming fast and furious. Diddy Thread. 15 year old Thread. Ruben Thread. How are all us old-timers(those over 15, I mean) going to keep up?

Morrus

June 21st, 2010
10:08 am

Curiously, in a supposed anti-incumbent year, most of the departing are not retiring but seeking higher office. We may recycle more than we replace. The bad news is that a frustrating 114 seats still have but one contestant. Two of them aren’t even incumbents, meaning they will affect state policy without being vetted by voters. And I have to think that we’d be better off if many had run instead for the Legislature — and cut down on the number running unopposed. Georgia’s problems are numerous. They aren’t going away. There’s too much stale thinking at the Capitol, on both sides of the aisle. New voices would be welcome.

Nana

June 21st, 2010
10:09 am

Isn’t it nice to have critics correct your grammar Rodney? I mean, don’t they ever make errors?

Nana

June 21st, 2010
10:10 am

What Morrus?

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
10:15 am

You don’t need a gimmick, Rodney.

Harriett

June 21st, 2010
10:15 am

Good morning, and thanks for the info, Rodney. Happy Birthday to you!

JTesla

June 21st, 2010
10:25 am

Morrus: great points regarding Ruben, but I have to disagree with you regarding your issue with the Real Men Cook event.

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
10:35 am

Correcting Rodney’s grammar — and everyone else’s — is one of my favorite things. Feel free to deal me a Gotcha every time I flub up, too! It’s fun, and mainly because we all do it!

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
10:36 am

We all flub up, I mean, not correct grammar. Highlander and I are the lead offenders.

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
10:37 am

Lead offenders in correcting the grammar of others, I meant.

I REST MY CASE . . . “-)

Harriett

June 21st, 2010
10:38 am

JT, I love you! LOL!

Nana

June 21st, 2010
10:52 am

Rosita I wasn’t referring to you. You’ve been here long enough for me to know your style, right?

Heather MacDonald

June 21st, 2010
11:14 am

Happy Birthday, Rodney! I hope you have a wonderful day!

Honu

June 21st, 2010
11:49 am

Happy Birthday, Rodney — hope your day is faboo!!! And thank you so much for an “all Adam, all weekend” thread — I loved it :-)

If Adam isn’t being considered for an AI judge, then I want Bret.

Didn’t Justin Bieber launch his career, at 15, from YouTube? Who needs Idol at that age?

JT — you’re a hoot! I’ve been meaning to tell you that for years. . .or however long you’ve been here. Thanks for all the laughs.

(Sorry for all the topics, but I was getting whiplash, too, K&CF!)

Mercedes S.

June 21st, 2010
12:17 pm

In weekend turmoil, forgot to post impressions of two movies opening last Friday!

Nobody in Hollywood can best Michael Douglas whenh it comes to playing total ESS-HAICH-I-T heads, and in “Solitary Man” he’s on top of his game! Great support from Susan Sarandon as his ex, and Mary-Louise Parker as his current sweet young thing. He’s taking his girl-friend’s daughter (newcomer Imogen Poots) to a college go-see and makes some really bad decisions.

“Jonah Hex” is better than you’d expect it to be, thanks to Josh Brolin in the title character. He’s more laid back than Clint ever was in his spaghetti westerns, and if he doesn’t have a cheap cigar stuck between his lips it’s because he can’t suck – an evil fellow ex-Confederate vet branded the “hero” , causing food and drink to fall out through a big hole in his cheek.

At 1 hour, 23 minutes, the movie is mercifully short, with only a 15 min appearance by Megan Fox.

The Negster

June 21st, 2010
12:18 pm

Happy B-Day to the Rodney-Meister.

JTesla

June 21st, 2010
12:35 pm

Thank you, thank you. I’m here every night with performances at 7 and 10.

Mercedes: I watched A-Team this weekend, great movie, but you forgot to mention that Jessica Biel was in it. That woman is EZ on the eyes. She left me saying: Megan who?

Jonah Hex: I’ll wait for the DVD. I’m living it with Red Dead Redemption, and like I said… Megan who?

kelly&carriefan

June 21st, 2010
1:15 pm

JT, Jessica Biel, eh? Yes, please. :mrgreen:

Started watching Dexter this weekend, right before True Blood. Oy. I felt like I needed a shower after those two were done. Still, True Blood is getting hilariously campy.

Mercedes, anyone else, have y’all seen Remember Me? It was fairly good, but that ending…I don’t know.

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
1:18 pm

I wonder if Rodney will replace his usual hat with one of those tasteful “happy birthday” party hats with the sparkles and pom poms?

wreckedpizza

June 21st, 2010
1:19 pm

Happy Birthday, Rodney! Appreciate what you do. And the hat (whatever color) frickin’ rules, man!!!

Imogen POOTS?? Is that a real name, Mercedes? LOL!

Nana

June 21st, 2010
1:22 pm

All I can say is that Rodney wears his age well!!! :) I for one wouldn’t have guess his age being 41. He looks much younger.

wreckedpizza

June 21st, 2010
1:23 pm

Jessica Biel…kelly&carriefan…shower…what?

kelly&carriefan

June 21st, 2010
1:39 pm

wreckedpizza, LOL! You’re a selective reader, aren’t you? It’s alright. I think I quite enjoy the way you choose what to focus on.

Back to somewhat of the topic, yes, Rodney does not look 41 at all. I would’ve thought he was only a couple years older than me.

Harriett

June 21st, 2010
1:42 pm

Ok, it is that time of year. Someone just brought me a huge bag of home-grown tomatoes from their garden. Must be about 20 lbs there. Tomato, anyone?

wreckedpizza

June 21st, 2010
1:47 pm

Lawd, I ‘member back when I was 41…oh how the years have flown. Now, the big 5-0 looms less than three years away! Oy, indeed…

Yes, kelly&carriefan, I do have selective reading habits. Certain words seem to appeal to me and jump out at me. But, you gotta love me anyway, huh!

Mercedes S.

June 21st, 2010
2:01 pm

k&cf, I remember well “Remember Me” and I liked it very much. Refreshingly different from the hook-up themes we mostly see in movies today. And I liked the ending; saw it looming and didn’t mind it at all.

We’re onto food now? Of course, with RoHo’s report the 2nd Idol’s non-cooking cook-out. I’m about to start my Australian lemon-almond pie. Blanched almonds are ready to chop. Filling is lemon and ricotta.

And yes, the woman’s name is Poots. I thought it was Potts at first.

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
2:06 pm

I’ve got you beat, Pizza Man… for me the big 50 is less than three months away. 8-O

wreckedpizza

June 21st, 2010
2:12 pm

The emoticon fits perfectly, Rickster! How you holding up?

Nana

June 21st, 2010
2:12 pm

All of you are just babes compare to me. I think I must be the oldest regular here. Hey, but ya know, age is only a number. Enjoy life every minute that you breathe.

BTW, I like Rodney’s hats.

kelly&carriefan

June 21st, 2010
2:43 pm

Mercedes, that pie sounds amazing. Remember Me is one of those movies that stays with you. I remember the opening scene on the subway making me pause and wonder, and there were hints throught out, but I didn’t really connect the dots until the morning he goes to his father’s office. I’m thinking now that I want to watch it again.

Nana, always bringing the wisdom. Thanks for that quote. It actually resonates the theme of that movie, Remember Me.

Heather MacDonald

June 21st, 2010
2:52 pm

K&C Fan, Highlander and I are the BIGGEST Dexter fans!! Isn’t it a brilliantly dark comedy? I’m so looking forward to next season. Rumor has it that there are more big surprises on the way for my favorite serial killer.

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
3:01 pm

Not bad, WP. Considering there were several instances in my life when the counting would have stopped… I’m glad that it is.

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Mercedes S.

June 21st, 2010
3:05 pm

Re Jessica Biel… anyone remember “The Illusionist” fromn 2006?

Nana

June 21st, 2010
3:10 pm

K&C Fan, thanks for the kind words. I’m not to sure it’s words of wisdom that I put down as much as it’s lessons learned in life.

Harriett, I sure wished I was closer to you so that I could have some of those tomatoes for my fresh veggie dinner I’m cooking right now. Fresh pole beans with new potatoes, fired okra, silver queen corn of the cob creamed, squash, videlia onion, tomatoes, cucumbers, banana pepper, cormbread, and homemade from scratch banana pudding. Since I will be leaving again Wednesday, I have to fix hubby some good meals. Some I will freeze for him so all he’ll have to do is heat in the micowave.

Minnie Van Winkle

June 21st, 2010
3:19 pm

Yaawwwnnnn. This dumbazz place is stupid. And that hat has got to go. Is he trying to be all gangsta for Ruben? Getting down with the g-rap?

kelly&carriefan

June 21st, 2010
3:24 pm

Heather, Ha. It takes some getting used to, I have to say. It is SO different. I’m slowly getting into it.

Nana, life lessons for you, but words of wisdom for me. How’s that?

BTW, Linny, hope you’re feeling better!

…and D, hope Maggie’s healing.

Nana

June 21st, 2010
3:29 pm

Minnie, if this place is so stupid, then why are you here? Inquiring minds want to know.

k&cfan, okay, that works.

Heather MacDonald

June 21st, 2010
3:36 pm

K&C Fan, if you can hang in there, the payoff starts happening by the end of season 1 and seasons 2 and 3 were simply stellar. WELL worth watching. :-)

Harriett

June 21st, 2010
3:40 pm

Nana, that sounds like a wonderful meal! I would love to share my home-grown tomatoes with you!

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
3:50 pm

If he’s looking for a gimmick, maybe Rodney could upgrade to one of those twin propeller beanies! :-)

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
4:00 pm

Don’t know about Rodney Minnie… but you seem to be getting down wi’ da c-rap. :-)

JTesla

June 21st, 2010
4:15 pm

If you like pina coladas
And getting caught in the rain
If you’re not into yoga
If you have half a brain
If you like making love at midnight
In the dunes on the cape
Then I’m the love that you’ve looked for
Write to me and escape

Harm

June 21st, 2010
4:16 pm

No to Diddy!
No to lowering the age to 15!
Yes to Ruben!
HAPPT BIRTHDAY RODNEY!!!

Crystal Bowersox on Leno tonight!
I want to go to Gulf Shores July 1st to see Jimmy Buffett, Zac Brown and others at the benefit for the oil spill! So, who is going to take me?

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
4:17 pm

Okay…. what the #$%% happened to the real JT??? :-D

Harm

June 21st, 2010
4:24 pm

I can’t spell happy!

Harriett

June 21st, 2010
4:27 pm

Bye everyone. See you tomorrow.

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
4:29 pm

If we hear about any drive-by tomato throwings on the news, Harriett, we’ll know who to watch out for! :-)

Sam

June 21st, 2010
4:35 pm

Mercedes: The Illusionist was a fabulous movie (the only time I’ve found Ed Norton remotely attractive – and he was very sexy!) and for once Jessica Biehl was gorgeous – the Gibson Girl hair suited her face perfectly.

Nana: I’m having similar (but on a much smaller scale: Fried Okra, Pole Beans, Corn on the Cob, Sliced Tomatoes, Corn Bread [and I make reaaaaal gooooood corn bread!]. Sometimes it’s so truly wonderful to be a vegetarian, and our southern veggie meals are one of those times.

You poor babies – I can’t even look behind me and see 50 any more!

Sam

June 21st, 2010
4:40 pm

Harm – you are certainly younger than me. I want to go see “Flo & Eddie” (Turtles), Grass Roots, et al at ???(already forgot where they’re playing). Sad, huh? Hope your arm is coming along well. I got a new baby a couple weeks ago – certainly won’t replace my beloved precious child I lost in April, but sure a loving little hairball – precious in her own right.

JTesla

June 21st, 2010
4:58 pm

Real JT in da house!

Pina Coladas – check, but only if there is no beer left
Getting caught in the rain – check
Not into yoga – check
Half a brain – check, back half
Like making love at midnight… – check for any time, anyplace.

Rickster

June 21st, 2010
5:12 pm

Have a great night everybody.

Have a great birthday evening, Rodney!

Nana

June 21st, 2010
5:24 pm

Harm, I would so love to go with you to Gulf Shores even though I was just there.

Nana

June 21st, 2010
5:31 pm

Sam, we southern folks know how to cook!!!

linny ,,,=^..^=,,,

June 21st, 2010
6:04 pm

H!!! I want some ‘maters!!!!
H2!!! wish i COULD go and take you wif me to the Shores!!!!!
everyone, I’m feeling fine, thank you — have to wait until Thursday I guess to find out the results of the latest test, but I figure, no phone call Friday or Today, so no emergency medical needs (Thank YOu Lord)
Happy Birthday again, Rodney, and yes, I agree, no WAY he looks to be 41!!!!
Food sounds soooooooooo yummy y’all!!!!!
No to Diddy, No to 15, yes, for me too, to Ruben
ummmmm let’s see.
D, how’s Maggie?
well, nothing original from me here tonight….see you guys later in the week!!!

and a great big huge
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMWAH! to everyone!

me-out!

Mercedes S.

June 21st, 2010
6:10 pm

Getting close to dinner, eh?

Off to celebrate Midsummer’s Eve, early, with Swedish Mafia; hence the Australian lemon almond pie. .

Thanks for news on other blog, Rodney, about “True Blood” being renewed for fourth season!

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
6:56 pm

Just getting home. From waaay back there, Nana, I didn’t notice any comment from you pertaining to my litany of grammar statements.. . . but thanks for making sure! :-)
MMM, me: pole beans, squash, corn on the cob, kale, mashed taters and cornbread w/bacon and jalapenos, plus all the fresh tomatoes and cucumbers we want!
Love me this summer bonanza!

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
6:58 pm

Here’s the “lede”of the essay I’m writing about my garden:

The War Between (Wo)man and Nature

A garden, as Bette Davis once remarked about old age, is not for sissies.

Those sentimental fantasies of luxuriating in a field of flowers, picking grapes from an arbor while reclining gracefully on a Chesterfield bench – forget those. Earth mother emerging from a colorful patch of vegetables with a basket overflowing with its fruits? Not so fast, Martha!

Such images are mostly wishful thinking, if my experience is any measure. I was fully invested in them when I started my avocation as a gardener, but soon learned that wresting provender from the feisty earth is a pitched battle and, to borrow a phrase, “There will be blood.”

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
7:00 pm

JT: to continue the train of thought — “dunes of the cape” is a very nice place, but a long drive for u!

Deirdre

June 21st, 2010
8:16 pm

LOL! Rosita!

Gardening is easier in the northern climes. Things may not grow as well but the earth turns easier, the sun does not bake the garden or the gardener and the sweat doesn’t make the dirt and the bugs stick to you as much. However, even in the northern climes, Martha Stewart LIES when she walks through her garden looking fresh as a daisy. (or maybe it’s just that she has 20 to 30 people doing the work for her).

Maggie will get the sling off her back leg on Saturday. We will wait 5 days to see if the hip joint stays in it’s socket. If it does, surgery will happen on her front “wrist”. If it doesn’t, surgery will happen on her hip first, then once that has healed, the wrist will be fixed. Either way, Maggie has a long road ahead of her.

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
8:25 pm

God bless Maggie and her parents!!!

Nana

June 21st, 2010
8:53 pm

Well wishes to a speedy recovery to Maggie, D.

JTesla

June 21st, 2010
9:30 pm

With all this rain my “northern clime” garden is looking like a jungle. Peas and Kohlrabi good… tomatoes and peppers bad. It’s summer, the sun can shine a little bit.

Oh sorry, I forgot you guys are suffering in the heat.

Best wishes for Maggie, when I was younger I wanted a dog on one of those wheel things for his back legs, and one of those neck collars… I thought those things were cute.

Rosita

June 21st, 2010
10:03 pm

I love kohlrabi!

JTesla

June 21st, 2010
11:45 pm

Speaking of dogs… “Blind dog Myron plays ‘Fetch’”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP3tV9netQY

Never give up.

Neggs Benedict

June 22nd, 2010
12:53 am

WHAT’S UP?? Mama Sox just f–king SLAYED that song on Leno, that’s WHAT’S UP!!!! WOW! That performance alone makes it worth the price of admission for the tour show.

ExIdol

June 22nd, 2010
6:16 am

Rosita

June 22nd, 2010
7:28 am

Neg: Are you serious? Talk about pitchy and screamy? That was the worst Bowersox ever!!

Highlander

June 22nd, 2010
7:32 am

Morning, everyone!

I agree that RoHo doesn’t look 41. Is it possible he got his age and height mixed up? I mean, next to Ruben, he looks about 41″ tall. …Or maybe just 3 apples high? :D

Highlander

June 22nd, 2010
7:41 am

Lowering the Idol age limit is the stupidest (most stupy??) decision AI has made since the 4-judge debacle.

Yeah, that’s exactly what we need …more auditions by ‘cute’ kids whose families have spent the last 5 years lying to them about how GREAT they sound!

Ain’t that just wuckin’ fonderful!

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
7:58 am

Rosita, with all do respect, you simply are not qualified to have an opinion on Crystal’s performance unless you are familiar with the 4 Non-Blondes version, which, clearly, you are not.

Rosita

June 22nd, 2010
8:20 am

With all due respect right back, Neg, does this mean shrieking is fine as long as one is familiar with the Four Non-Blondes version? Ok, then . . ..
To uninitiated moi, she’s channeling Siobhan Magnus, and not very well. Just in this one performance, I’m saying.

Rosita

June 22nd, 2010
8:21 am

Plus she started too low in her register and swallowed the first few bars.
Just my unqualified opinion. :-)

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
8:29 am

Rosita, you are plummeting off a cliff right now. Let me give you a much needed hand…after all, Neg is here to educate as well as opine. Crystal actually cleaned up the song vocally compared to how the Non-blonds performed it live.

4 non-blondes on Letterman back in 1993: http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=aqZ13vVmn0Q&feature=related

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
8:30 am

Nana

June 22nd, 2010
8:31 am

Good Morning Everyone.

Today’s Quote: “As you travel through life and things seem to look negative, put on a pair of glasses so that you can see the positives once again.”

Another HOT day today. Can’t imagine what July and August will bring!

Deirdre

June 22nd, 2010
8:38 am

Morning!

Nana, thanks for the quote! I wish I had a pair of those “positive” glasses at the moment. I could use them.

Neg/Rosita banter. We really couldn’t ask for anything more, could we? ;-)

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
8:42 am

D, I actually love Rosita…she gives great banter.

Rosita the Rose-Colored Glasses Girl

June 22nd, 2010
8:43 am

Well-done, Neg! I give you props for that. I do take your point now, but may I just add that the 4NB version is better done? Crystal doesn’t quite have the pipes for that song, but I see what she was aspiring to. Maybe not the best song for her. I quite like her, you know!
Thanks, Deirdre and thanks, Nana for the thought for the day.

Rosita the Rose-Colored Glasses Girl

June 22nd, 2010
8:44 am

Neg! Rosita is blushing!

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
8:59 am

I’ll have to disagree with you on that one, Rosie, but at least now you’re entitled to your opinion! From what I’ve seen in the blogosphere, though, reviews support my opinion as the majority one.

Rosita without the Rose-Colored Glasses

June 22nd, 2010
9:08 am

Oh, well, it’s fun watching you dance the attribution polka!

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
9:16 am

Let me elevate this banter to a more intellectual level: I’m right, you’re wrong, I win, you lose, I’m great, you stink!

Rosita

June 22nd, 2010
9:20 am

AND the sado-masochism tango!

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
9:30 am

Now you’re just trying to turn me on. ;)

JTesla

June 22nd, 2010
9:30 am

Imagine how ugly it could have been if Neg had the same passion for Adam, at the end of last year, that he has for Crystal this year?

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
9:43 am

JT, I may be passionate about Crystal but I’m not completely unhinged!

Rosita

June 22nd, 2010
9:46 am

Neg, that might be a matter of opinion.
I’m just sayin’!

Rosita

June 22nd, 2010
9:47 am

Oops, Rosie stepping way back in line now! ;-)

The Negster

June 22nd, 2010
9:51 am

Neg, that might be a matter of opinion. I’m just sayin’!

Touche, Rosie. :)

Nana

June 22nd, 2010
10:37 am

Neg and Rosita, you two are a hoot!!!!! Keep the banter going. See it’s little things like this in life that keeps a smile on your face.

D, I’m sending you lots of wishes and hugs for Maggie. Positive thoughts all the way! :)

Rickster

June 22nd, 2010
10:48 am

Dont’cha just LOVE the off-season?? :-)

Rodney Ho

June 22nd, 2010
10:53 am

You can move the banter to the new blog entry! I’m going to be in DC the next few days and will miss Kellie Pickler opening for Rascal Flatts Sunday evening. Bummer!

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Guzzo

June 23rd, 2010
9:38 pm

Couldn’t you give the man a microphone if you were going to interview him?