Friday, February 10, 2006

Morning Edition - 2/10/06

Interest Rate Of Doom
Gerald Georgettis decided that life wasn’t worth living following his purchase of a Ford Escape at a Miami, Dade dealership. After bringing the vehicle back and declaring his financing deal was all wrong, he poured gasoline over his new vehicle, and a few other new vehicles sitting in the new-car lot and set them ablaze. Georgettis was charged with arson. As if this wasn’t bad enough, Georgettis boarded United flight 209 from Washington to Los Angeles, entered the jet’s lavatory and hung himself. Authorities say all signs point to suicide.

Step Behind the Line or Get Broke Down
A 52-year old woman riding a transit bus in Philadelphia was in for the most painful shock of her life, when she began hollering at bus driver, Mario Edney, 53, for missing her stop. The frustrated Edney, grabbed the woman by the hair, knocked her head into a pole, opened the bus door and threw her into traffic. The woman suffered a broken shoulder. Edney is charged with aggravated assault and has been suspended without pay pending termination.

Don’t Run In New York, We’ll Catch You
The New York Police Department will be replacing their aging Ford Crown Victoria and Chevrolet Impala fleet of police cruisers for the flashier and faster 2006 Dodge Charger. The vehicle can reach speeds upward of 150 mph and can go 0-60 in 6.5 seconds. The civilian model will sell for about $22,995 base, but law enforcement receives the vehicles at a discount. Expect to see them in your rear view mirrors by this summer.

Long Story Short
Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Skip the roses, skip the candles and do something creative this year. Now if you’re going to feel stumped and forget the day altogether, just get the darn roses. Next Friday is our monthly Freaky Friday after-work dance party with Carmen C. This month takes us to La Maganette located at 50th and 3rd Avenue in midtown Manhattan. Carmen C. has reserved a table for us to perch at while taking down our drinks, so RSVP in our comments area. In either case, we’ll be there at about 5:30 p.m. Free buffet starts at around 6:00 p.m. $8 to enter. Our ski trip is about three weeks away, so get those sexy pajamas, cutting bathing suits and cozy winter gear together. Please be sure to contact Evelyn M. regarding your final payment. D.C. in mid to late April? That’s right; I’m hitting the road again and visiting my 2nd home. Sis’ Taqua I need to see you – I miss you girl! Soul wifey, leave a day available for me. The Breathe Bitch Conglomerate in D.C. should plan to do a night out – girls, no cabaret-style clubs this time.

On Blast
Romance and intrigue. The single crew has an opportunity to be inventive, innovative and romantic this Tuesday. If you were someone’s secret admirer, what would you give them? What would you say in the accompanying card? What gift would titillate your romantic taste buds if you received it from a secret admirer?

Keep passin’ the open windows…

12 comments:

caspar608 said...

Cocoa Bean....don't tell me to call you if you are not going to answer the phone.

caspar608 said...

Do you get your stories from theweird but true section of the Post.

Cocoa Rican said...

Cas,
1. Don't call three hours later when I'm on long-distance calls and your call will be answered.
2. No I don't, but all the stories posted to the blog are factual and current.

On Blast:
I would get the object of my secret affections a CD single of my favorite romantic song that reminds me of them tied together with white ribbons and a white tulip tucked in the ribbons. I'd love to receive a weekend get away trip with the secret admirer to meet me at said location, maybe at the hotel bar or something. I think it would be sexy, romantic and adventurous.

FREAKING RICAN said...

I would first find out if he were single and still available (don't want to see the man I am interested in receive such a great gift and he goes with some other woman! I ain't no fool!)...I would find out what his favorite sports team is and I would send him a card with two tickets to the game for him and a buddy to enjoy.

I would love to receive an invitation to meet him up in the mountains first for a beautiful picnic and then for an afternoon hot air baloon ride. Now, that to me is so romantic! I know he is out there waiting for me...OH LORD JESUS BRING HIM SOON!!!!

Anonymous said...

I would give and would love for a secret admirer to offer a day at the spa. To make it more attractive, to have my secret admirer join me. I go to the spa alone or with my sisters enough. That is not a complaint, but to have a male of interest to join me, just thinking about it makes me tingle. I hope everyone enjoys their valentines day.

Anonymous said...

Its Cas...I would love to receive a personalized cd from a secret admirer...one that I know he put a lot of thought and affection into...with songs from all genres on it. I would do the same for someone. Also I
Would gift him with a diptyque candle and perhaps something for his car...road flares to keep him from harm and...and maybe a silly t-shirt to wear to the gym. I think I've covered all bases. Valentines Day is overrated. I am getting my kids an xbox360 for Valentines Day ...they said they would make me dinner. We'll seeeeeee...

Anonymous said...

I agree with you Cas..It is overrated . Love should be given/received 24/7. I bet you and your children will have a ball with the 360 and dinner. That is an excellent idea to make the purchase now than me purchasing it durning the Christmas holiday season waiting in those crazy lines.

I will use that idea for next year. Thanks.

Just Me said...

I would love to receive a bath with candles and jazz playing in the background. When I finished soaking all of the day's stress away. I could love to receive a candle lit dinner. Filet mignon on a bed of mashed potatoes with/ fancy carrots and asparagus on the side for dinner. Some chocolate dipped strawberries and a night full of adult play with blueberry candles scenting our adult play in the master's suite.

Cocoa Rican said...

Hey Just Me... you might have a heart after all! :)
Have a good weekend.

caspar608 said...

Of course he does. All of your friends have a heart Cocoa. I think he has been largely misunderstood.

Just Me said...

I have a BIG heart. I just don’t have to time for the perpetrators.

Make Valentine’s Day more than a day the MAN denotes as 2/14...

caspar608 said...

I say we stick it to "the Man" this Valentines Day and boycott