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Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
8:38 pm
Happy Heart Day
Hope everyone had a nice Valentine's Day..


Thanks for the hearts redblack32,weesta,ficwriter1966



Current Mood: cheerful
Sunday, February 12th, 2012
2:43 pm
Article about Fan Fiction
This is a really good article regarding fan fiction.  The author has written fan fiction and is commenting on an article in EW magazine.

http://www.authorcdavis.com/2012/02/11/fan-fiction-shippers-and-showrunners-worlds-collide-in-this-weeks-ew/

Current Mood: busy
Saturday, February 11th, 2012
7:56 pm
Monday, February 6th, 2012
9:06 am
NY GIANTS!!
Great Super Bowl, a little nerve racking,but the Giants pulled it out!! It was wonderful the way the stayed together and worked so well..

I'm sure my Dad is smiling right now,he probably lead the cheering section in heaven..


Current Mood: excited
Saturday, February 4th, 2012
6:17 pm
Mojo's Obedience Debut
Mojo made his Obedience debut today.. He didn't Qualify in the AM trial,he missed hearing the 'Come' command on the Recall. 

At the PM trial he did better,and Qualified!! He earned his first leg in Novice..

I'll be doing his training schedule with the handler,he needs more work with her..  But all in all a nice start :):)


Thanks for all the positive vibes..


Current Mood: tired
Friday, February 3rd, 2012
10:39 pm
Mojo's Debut
Mojo makes his Obedience debut on Saturday.. Please send good thoughts and prayers.  His handler has worked so hard with him..

I'm just so nervous!!



Current Mood: nervous
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
2:38 pm
Thursday, January 19th, 2012
5:59 pm
Magaupload No More!!
For my peeps who use this site--

MEGAUPLOAD NO MORE!! SPREAD THE WORD!


Current Mood: okay
Saturday, January 14th, 2012
5:16 pm
Last Nights Supernatural
I don't usually write about episodes,I enjoy reading what others have to say though. But last night was, as Dean  would say AWESOME..  First Dean was so hot dressed in a 1940's suit. And then there were all the references to The Untouchables(love that movie) and then there's Nick Lea,who made a fantastic Eliot Ness. Sam and Sheriff Mills made a great team..



I was wondering if anyone got pics from the show(screen caps),especially any containing Nick Lea. I'd like to post them to his yahoo group. I will of course credit you..


Current Mood: excited
Monday, January 2nd, 2012
10:32 am
New Year
Hope everyone had a great holiday season!! My New Year started off sweet,my nephew Joseph announced his engagement to Kerry.. They are so cute together..

Current Mood: excited
Saturday, December 24th, 2011
12:50 pm
Merry Christmas
Before things get too crazy I just wanted to wish all my LJ friends a Merry Christmas..



Current Mood: busy
Friday, December 16th, 2011
1:51 pm
Cards,Cards,Cards
So nice to hear from friends..  Thank you for the lovely cards agt_spooky,celtprincess13,hawk_soaring,bleekabyebye.  And my snowman cookieredblack32

Merry Christmas Happy Hanukka,Happy Kwanza,Merry Winter Solstice!!!


Current Mood: busy
Thursday, December 15th, 2011
8:48 pm
Cookie Yum
Thanks for the sweet surpriseredblack32

Current Mood: cheerful
Monday, December 5th, 2011
12:33 pm
My Good Boy Mojo
Sorry but you'll all have to suffer through me bragging!!!

In the last agility trial of the year,Mojo qualified twice,earning his Open Standard(OA)Title with a First Place and his Open Jumpers with Weaves(OAJ)Title with a Second Place.  I am so proud of this boy. He is working really hard for his handler Kathleen.  It's a joy to see him putting together all he's learned in practice and using it at the trials..  Next season he will be in Excellent Standard and Jumpers.






Current Mood: proud
Monday, November 21st, 2011
11:23 am
Happy Thanksgiving


Just wanted to wish all my flisties a wonderful Thanksgiving..  I'll be heading upstate and internet can be testy..



Current Mood: calm
Sunday, November 13th, 2011
9:01 pm
Mojo Brag
I just have to brag,at the Garden State Norwegian Elkhound Agility Trial,my Mojo Qualified in all 3 of his runs. He earned 2  2nd Place ribbons!! He was awesome.







Current Mood: content
Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
10:12 am
More Nick Lea on SPN Info-SPOILERS

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Found out that Nick's episode will be called "Time after Time" (#7/12) and it will be aired on 13.01.2012. Nick will be playing Eliot Ness and the episode is set in the 1940's. 
Thanksbiani  for the info




Current Mood: excited
Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
3:57 pm
SPN Guest Star SPOILER ALERT!!

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It's so unbecoming for a woman of my age to be running around flailing and squeeing, but what can I say..

First Mitch Pileggi  and now according to nicklea.com  Nicholas Lea is scheduled to appear!!  We XFilers will be in heaven.. Nick's character Alex Krycek was probably the most misused and abused character on television..





Current Mood: excited
Monday, October 31st, 2011
12:35 pm
Have a horror filled Halloween !!!



Current Mood: mischievous
Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
11:46 am
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Interview
Thanks to dodger_winslow for posting this


http://www.omantribune.com/index.php?page=leisure_details&id=5948&heading=Special%20Features%20in%20Details







Magic Morgan
Jeffrey Dean Morgan who is busy shooting for ‘Magic City’ tells Ian Spelling about his career plans

Air? Who needs to come up for air? Certainly not Jeffrey Dean Morgan. The actor has wrapped four films that will have been released by the end of 2011: The Resident, Texas Killing Fields, Peace, Love & Understanding and The Courier. The long-delayed Red Dawn remake will finally open in 2012, as will The Possession. And right now Morgan is shooting an upcoming cable-television series entitled Magic City.

‘’I spent a lot of years doing nothing but breathing air and not working,’’ the actor says. ‘’So, when everything took off in 2005, I sort of grabbed onto it and I’ve not let go. I have got white knuckles trying to hold onto what’s going on right now, but I have been lucky enough to go from project to project, and to do different projects, completely different characters. It’s been a mix.

‘’It’s been a lot,’’ Morgan continues, ‘’but I don’t know what else to do now. You’re not going to see pictures of me in Hawaii with my girlfriend and kid. I work. It’s what I do, it’s what I like to do. I figure my vacation was the first 38 years of my life, so I’m going to take advantage of this now.’’

The ruggedly handsome Morgan had been acting for nearly 15 years, logging numerous television guest shots and appearing in films barely anyone ever saw, when in 2005 he landed memorable recurring roles on two high-profile television series: He played the father of Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles’ characters on Supernatural (2005-2008), and almost simultaneously melted hearts as Denny Duquette, the doomed lover of Izzie Stevens (Katherine Heigl) on the then-runaway hit Grey’s Anatomy (2006-2009). He went on to a number of big-screen roles, most notably as the murdered superhero the Comedian in Watchmen (2009).

‘’I’ve learned a lot since then,’’ the 45-year-old Morgan says. ‘’It’s tricky, exceedingly tricky, to pick the right roles. I’ve learned some valuable lessons in the last couple of years, and mostly that is that you can have a script that reads good but, if you don’t have the right director, the right editor, the right cast, whatever you read that initially attracted you to it can turn into a complete and utter disaster over which you have no control.

‘’I’d always made decisions on projects thinking that they’d be good, that they’d turn out,’’ he continues. ‘’I’ve never once gone into a movie thinking, ‘Well, this is going to be a turd.’ I’ve always thought there was something redeeming and good about these projects. And then, sometimes, you see the final version and it’s disappointing. But that’s the nature of this business.

‘’So I kept plugging away and thinking that eventually all these worlds you need to be in sync for a great project are going to collide,’’ Morgan says. ‘’It’s happened a couple of times, and you just keep hoping.’’

Morgan is speaking by telephone from Miami, where he is shooting Magic City, to talk about Texas Killing Fields, the next film in his release queue. Set to open on Oct. 14, the fact-based drama casts Morgan and Sam Worthington as Heigh and Souder, two cops trying to crack the case of a vicious serial killer who is dumping bodies in a small-town Texas marshland dubbed The Killing Fields. The cast also includes Jessica Chastain as another cop on the case and Chloe Grace Moretz as a young local girl who vanishes even as the killer switches tactics and begins to menace the cops themselves.

‘’Don Ferrarone wrote an amazing script,’’ Morgan says. ‘’It’s a real dark look, and a real look, at a couple of homicide cops. It’s based on a true story, which will always intrigue me. And first I met with Michael Mann, the producer, and then I met his daughter Ami, who directed this. She was so prepared and passionate that I was immediately drawn in.

‘’Then I did ride-alongs – the real deal, not the actor BS kind of ride-alongs – with the sheriff’s homicide department of Los Angeles,’’ the actor continues. ‘’Then I went and spent time in Texas City with the guy I’m portraying. Once I saw the ‘Texas Killing Fields,’ which is a real place, and stood where bodies had been recovered, and once I saw the crime-scene photos, everything came together for me then. And it was a film I had to do.’’

His conversations with Brian Goetschius, the inspiration for his character, proved invaluable, he says. Morgan describes Goetschius as an unusual man to find in his kind of job – happily married, raising six kids and stopping at church every day on his way to work.

‘’How he’s able to do that was the most intriguing part to me of the whole story,’’ Morgan says. ‘’The real Brian is such an amazing person. It was an honour to step into his shoes, and I took it really seriously. Doing a movie like this, you have to be so true to it, to the victims, to their families and to the guys that we’re portraying, and that’s all I wanted to do. That was the key for me on this movie, being as true as we could be and as respectful as we could be to these people.

‘’It’s a good little movie,’’ he concludes, ‘’and I’m glad people will get a chance to see it. It’ll start out as a limited release and go wider. I don’t know if it’s for everyone – it deals with stuff people don’t generally like. There’s no glossing of fairy tale over this film at all. It’s as much real stuff as you can jam into an hour-and-45-minute film.’’

Morgan has yet to see any of the other films he’s completed. While he speaks positively of both The Possession, a horror movie in which he co-stars with Kyra Sedgwick, and Red Dawn, which went before the camera in 2009 and finally will be released early next year, he seems most jazzed about Magic City.

The upcoming Starz series follows the exploits of Ike Evans (Morgan), a Jewish hotel boss contending with mobsters, his family and all manner of guests at his Fontainebleau-like hotel in Miami, circa 1959. Olga Kurylenko plays Evans’ wife and Danny Huston co-stars as a mob figure.

‘’It’s like nothing that’s ever been on television,’’ Morgan says. ‘’From what I’ve seen, and I’ve only seen parts of it, we’re doing an eight-hour movie. The sets that have been built are the most amazing things I’ve ever seen on anything, on television or film. Mitch Glazer, who wrote every episode that we’ve done, is maybe the smartest, coolest guy I’ve met in my life, and this world that he’s had in his head has now come to life, and it’s a spectacle.

‘’This will be the most amazing thing television has seen in years,’’ Morgan says. ‘’That’s how confident I feel about it, and I never say that (blarney) about my projects.’’

Whatever hours he doesn’t devote to his career are spent with his family. He and his girlfriend, White Collar o-star Hilarie Burton, have been together since 2009, and are the parents of Gus, born early last year.

‘’Hilarie is a superhero,’’ Morgan says. ‘’I don’t know how she’s able to raise my little boy, take care of me and have a job. She’s the most amazing woman in the world, and how she puts up with me, we’ll never know.

‘’They’ve both been here most of the time,’’ he adds, ‘’because her show is wrapped for the season. So it’s been such a great time. Life is grand, my friend.’’



Current Mood: excited
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