Archive for March, 2011

Grandma’s Idols – Then There Were Nine Results

Posted on March 31, 2011 7:41 pm under American Idol
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The big news first. Ryan’s hairstyle has been revamped. Not great, but better than last night’s receding horror. The damage has been done, however. Grandma will never look at that hair the same way again and mourns the loss of cute little Ryan.

Scotty and Lauren begin with a duet, I Told You So. It is followed by their results. Hardly a surprise that both are safe.

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Grandma’s Idols – And Then There Were Nine

Posted on March 30, 2011 7:48 pm under American Idol
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A replay of Casey’s dramatic save opened the show. Elton John songs will be featured this week, when two Idols will be going home.

An Entertainment Weekly makeover is featured with clips of each Idol’s transformation shown throughout the show. I gather that Ryan got dragged along, as he showed up with a new hair style. It aged him by ten years with a bad coverup of a receding hairline. Hope this one grows out fast.

Scotty leads with Country Comfort. He does it proud and makes his Grandma proud as he acknowledges her during his performance. When he finished with two notes that went from an incredible high to his incredible low, the crowd went wild. I was right there with them and so were the judges.

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Succinctly Yours – A Microfiction Meme

Posted on March 25, 2011 2:22 pm under Succinctly Yours
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OR 140 words.

Want more challenge? Use the word of the week in your story. This part is optional.

Succinctly Yours will open on Monday, but you can post at any time during the week.

Photo for Monday, March 28th.

Word Of The Week: cater

Grandma says:

He’d spent his last days there and she’d catered to his needs. She turned her back on the world and waited. Soon they were together again.

And here’s the pic for April 4th.

This one’s by author and artist Edward Lear (1812 – 1888).

Word Of The Week: culprit

Grandma

2011 Weekend Writer’s Retreat #12

Posted on March 25, 2011 12:01 am under Weekend Writer's Retreat
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  1. Write a post on your blog that shows us your original creative writing.
  2. Somewhere on your sidebar or post use our button or provide a text link back to the Weekend Writer’s Retreat.
    a meme for writers of all kinds

  3. Add a direct link to your WWR post, not your blog, on the current week’s Linky Tool.
  4. Have fun reading and commenting on other’s submissions and finding out what they think of your writing.

We look forward seeing what’s been written this week.

Weekend Writer's Retreat

Grandma’s Idols – Top Eleven Results

Posted on March 24, 2011 7:55 pm under American Idol, General
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Idol medley and Stevie Wonder provide a rousing start to the show, as Signed, Sealed & Delivered is followed by Stevie singing Happy Birthday to Steven Tyler.

Following the Ford video, Ryan calls Scotty, Pia and Lauren to center stage and quickly announces that they’ll all be packing their bags – in a few months for the summer tour, that is. They looked relieved, but it was hardly a surprise.

Sugerland performs Stuck Like Glue, a toe tapping number that breaks the tension for a couple minutes. Calico is not fond of this one, Grandma didn’t mind as much although it got a bit repetitious.

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