Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Charles J Houston, God Bless 9-11-01

Twelve long years have passed since the tragedy at the World Trade Center and The Pentagon happened. I am taking this time to honor one victim as a tribute to ALL 2996 lives that were so harshly taken that Sept. Morning. Charles J. Houston, a forty-two year old stock broker working for Euro Brokers Inc. Located on the eighty-second floor in Tower number two is where Charles spent his final hours. Taken from us for NO Fuckin good reason as well as all the others lost that day, still goes without REAL answers. All we can say or hope for is that God is blessing these poor families effected by this tragedy. Even my family was effected. My father helped build those beautiful pieces of New York City skyline, and as well with the clean-up. My brother-in law mentally lost it after the clean-up. He picked up part of a human body. I will leave it at that. Now he is my ex-bro in law(mentally changed drastically). If that is what the workers went through, I can only imagine what the families are going through to this very day. May God Bless Every One Of Them.

Taken from, as appeared in the New York Times here is some thoughts from those who actually knew him:
Charles Joseph Houston was 6-foot-1, weighed 225 pounds and had a thick mustache. "He had a rough exterior, but inside, he was such a mush, especially around children." said Linda Houston, his wife. He frolicked in his backyard pool with his 2- year-old nieces, read to his 9-year-old nephew, and in general "snuggled with them." He went for walks with them and took them to movies and malls. "He was like a second father," she said."But he was a pull-no-punches type of guy," she added. "What you see is what you get. He wouldn't sugarcoat on anything. If you asked him for an opinion, he'd tell you what he really thought, sometimes even things you didn't want to hear."He and his brother-in-law, Otto Diodato, the father of his nieces and nephew, used to be efficient handymen in their two houses, merely a few yards apart. They'd be constantly concocting projects , redoing the kitchen counter tops, building fences, changing the bathroom tiles , and actually finishing them. But shortly before the September attack, they had become more like "Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble," his wife said. "They would joke around, enjoy each other's company, and the projects would last forever." Mr. Houston, 42, worked at Euro Brokers. He and his wife were planning to adopt a child next summer.

God Bless America!!!

Every Sept. 11 for as long as this blog is alive, I will continue to post this about Charles Houston. Keeping HIS memory alive as well as ALL the others lost that tragic day.

Many thanx to Ed and my Dad for the pictures. Taken from Ground Zero Sept.20, 2001. Thank all of you guys and gals that helped clean up and that are rebuilding our great city, New York.

Monday, February 15, 2010

And The Fun Begins

Madd ass props to Jamie Mac and that whole EGR Bass Pro Shop Team on their win. Bringing back another Daytona 500 victory to the now Earnhardt/Ganassi/with Felix Sabates Racing.Considering I never thought it would go the distence since the track was in such great shape!!! Jeeeze people get the fuckin track together before you race, can we all remember TEXAS??? The last one won for EGR(DEI) was by who else??? Junior back in 2005 I believe. I think that Jamie Mac and Bono make a gr88 fit. What a big fuck you to Jack Roush, remember he cut Jamie last year to get down to four teams??? I can remember Jack-me-off dumping Mark Martin because he didn't want to work with Mark when he wanted a limited schedule. KARMA, whatta bitch!!!

We also gotta give props to the rest of the top ten as follows: Junior!!!, Greg "Da Biff" Biffle, Clint Bowyer, David Reutimann, Mahtin Truex Jr., Happy "I should Have Won" Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Carl "Mr. Ed Teeth" Edwards, and finally Juan Pablo Montoya.

Thinking about it...EGR, MWR, amd RCR sure came back this year for redemption. AWESOME job to those teams and their efforts. Gotta luv Jimmie "Vainlla Nice" Johnson's 35th place finish, can we say CAR BROKE!!! Maybe we will have another Champion this year, hopefully his replacement won't be as boring as he is. By the way Jimmie with all that payola you won last year, do you think you could maybe buy Chandra a cheeseburger and a milk shake??? Any skinnier and she could be used for a skeleton key.

Anyways the 2010 racing season has begun. This year should be alot less YAWNING than last year with the changes to the cars and especially bump drafting on the big tracks. It is now off to the land of earthquakes and drunken celebrities. I sure missed the soumd of the engines and smell of the fuel, whatta long 3 (luv dat numba) months it's been!!!

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

I rescued a human today.Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively into the kennels.I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her.I wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so she wouldn't be afraid.As she stopped at my kennel I blocked her view from a little accident I had in the back of my cage.I didn't want her to know that I hadn't been walked today.Sometimes the shelter keepers get too busy and I didn't want her to think poorly of them.As she read my kennel card I hoped that she wouldn't feel sad about my past.I only have the future to look forward to and want to make a difference in someone's life.She got down on her knees and made little kissy sounds at me.I shoved my shoulder and side of my head up against the bars to comfort her.Gentle fingertips caressed my neck; she was desperate for companionship.A tear fell down her cheek and I raised my paw to assure her that all would be well.Soon my kennel door opened and her smile was so bright that I instantly jumped into her arms.I would promise to keep her safe.I would promise to always be by her side.I would promise to do everything I could to see that radiant smile and sparkle in her eyes.I was so fortunate that she came down my corridor.So many more are out there who haven't walked the corridors.So many more to be saved.At least I could save one.I rescued a human today

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Da Night Befo X-Mas

Twas the night before Christmas and all through Dawg's House,
Everything was quiet, quiet as a mouse.
No one was stirring not a dog nor a cat,No phone calls were ringing "OH!!! My tire is flat".

Both Tire Pups were crashed out in their beds.
While Barbies and Bratz dolls danced in their heads.
Wifey beside me snoring as loud as an engine.
I heard a loud sound, maybe Wifey broke a piston.
So I jumped up to the window and what did I see?
Seven crew members and a Black Monte Carlo, numbered Three.
That beautiful site sat parked in my yard,
I had to look twice, I looked really hard.

The window net went down and what a surprise did I see???
A fat man with a beard was getting out of Dale's number Three.
I looked at that Chevy from it's nose to it's tires,
then I yelled out, HEY that's Chocolate Myers.

From a deep sleep Wifey awoke to this loud clatter,
she annoyingly yells what the hell is the matter???
"Look out the window" I replied as I ran down the hall,
tripping over Domino and busting my balls.

I brushed myself off and returned to my pace,
I would have given anything to see the look on my face.
As I opened the front door and looked out on my lawn,
no Chocolate or crew members , it was all gone.

I screamed and I yelled as I threw such a fit
At the top of my lungs" this is such bull shit"!!!
Where did they go, where is that Number Three???
I didn't realize by now ALL the neighbors were looking at me.
As I tried and I tried, I tried to 'splain.
Each and every one of them thought I was insane.
They pointed and laughed as they stood there and stared,
At the crazy Earnhardt fan, outside in only his underwear.
Merry Christmas,

Thursday, October 01, 2009

WTF??? Penske Supposed To Save What???

I know this is supposed to be a NASCAR website, but me feels I need to rant about this. All right, here's what I think about Penske backing out of the deal with Saturn.

Roger Penske is a fucking great business man and an awesome owner of some of the greatest race teams in all types of racing, but what the fuck are people bitchin about him not saving a sinking ship. To my understanding, GM was supposed to make the cars and Roger was supposed to raise the wreckage. I have heard "some" peoples opinions that it is Roger's fault now that people are losing their jobs at the plant. WTF??? How about blaming the idiots at GM for that fubbared event.

Roger is simply a man that builds race cars and has multiple SUCCESSFUL businesses. To think he was trying to be the savior for that falling company is simply idiotic. I can't say as I blame him for blowing off the deal. Was he and his race teams going to manufacture those cars??? I don't think so, I'd jump ship too if that was put in front of me.

I guess the executives (LOL) at GM think that a truly reliable car isn't worth making anymore. It seems like lets bring back ONE car and that will make us more money than a whole line of RELIABLE cars!!! Stupid fuckers, and the "Captain" gets shit for it!!! I really think these pen pushing, overpaid, my shit don't stink, dumbfuck execs could take a lesson from NASCAR and IRL team owners. These owners have built truly safe race cars from nothing more than a bunch of channel, tubing, and sheetmetal and most of them still wear jeans and regular shirts to work. My point is this, the execs are truly fuckin stupid thinking nothing more than profit. So they bring back the Camaro as a quick fix for a long term problem. Dumb asses!!!

Monday, September 28, 2009

Damn Whatta Ride!!!

Ahhh who fucking cares, Jimmie "Vanilla Nice" won yet again during another Chase??? Did Joey Lagano get the ride of his life or what??? Just goes to show that the new cars bring boring races, but they sure are safe. Madd props to the JGR fab shop and all the men and women that build those cars. Something tells me "Smoke" ought to take ALL that crew and driver out to Burger King for a WHopper, cause that was a "Whopper" of a ride.
Madd props to Mark Martin, Matt Kenseth, Juan Pablo, Rubberhead, Gordo, A.J. "The Dinger" Allmendinger, Bud Boy Kasey, Smoke, and Flyin Ryan Newman for their top ten finishes!!!
Damn!!! WTF has happened to the 88, did it replace the R&D team of the 25??? Junebug, I'd start looking for a driving school and a new team!!! You are much better than you have been running ALL year. Oh well, there is always next year!!!

Monday, September 21, 2009

When wa the last time you saw a fifty year-old man have this much fun??? Props to Mark and Alan for their amazing season and well deserved win. Hey Juan Pablo!!! Get fuckin over it!!!