6-year old Ana Márquez-Greene loved arts and crafts, dancing, and was known for her singing voice.
7-year old Josephine Gay loved the color purple, barbie dolls, and playing with her sisters.
6-year old Emilie Parker loved the color pink, drawing pictures to make people smile, and teaching her younger sisters how to read and dance.
Reporter's Note: I write to the president. He may or may not read my letters.
Dear Mr. President,
Well, I trust you Christmas in Hawaii was nice enough. I know each family has its own holiday traditions, but I don't know if I could ever get into that whole beach thing at Christmastime.
It was a nice surprise to have a little snow here in D.C. Of course today it morphed into cold rain, but I didn't mind that either.
Went to see Les Miserables with the family. Not to be a critic, but I didn't really care for the musical when I saw it years ago and even though some of my Facebook friends were raving about this movie I found it to be pretty much the same. It was well-directed and acted, but the music is marginal at best and, all deference to Victor Hugo, the story is just not so wonderful. For my taste Hugo always relied too heavily on the extraordinary coincidence to drive his tales. You know, "Oh look, I'm lost in the sewers of Paris fighting for my life and I run into...yet again...the same cheating innkeeper I've already stumbled upon three times."
Plus, as movies go, I pretty much believe you'd better be churning out another Lawrence of Arabia if you're going to take it more than two hours. Just saying.
Enough on that. You have serious business ahead of you! I've been following the growing noise about the fiscal cliff once again. I'll try to write about that tomorrow. In the meantime, if you wish to call about it, I am around.
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A doomsday prophesy from jailed polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs has the attention of law enforcement officials.
“The consensus seems to be that (he’s) indicating that by the end of the year, the end of the world will be here,” said Sam Brower, a private investigator who has represented more than 100 former member of Jeffs’ Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Church.
Law enforcement is on alert and monitoring the border towns of Colorado City, Arizona and Hildale, Utah, where Jeffs’ followers live.
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