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Dressing Up Your Pet??

Do you dress up your pet?? I can't stand that! They must hate it!

They're already wearing a coat!!! What if you put a coat on and then put a shirt over that...you'd be miserable! Anyways.....

What costume is your poor pet being tortured with this year??


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Watching Scary Movies Burns Calories? Someone Actually Did A Study On This?

Watching a scary Halloween movie is healthy. You could lose up to 200 calories. Your heart races, your muscles tense, and you’ll occasionally scream and reach out to grab the one close to you. With a different perspective, you might look at going to the movies as exercise.

Researchers tested the theory against some of the classic fright flicks. The top calorie-burning frightening films:

  • The Shining (184 calories)
  • Jaws (161 calories)
  • The Exorcist (158 calories)
  • Alien (152 calories)
  • Saw (133 calories)
  • Paranormal Activity (111 calories)
  • The Blair Witch Project (105 calories)
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ROAD CLOSURES:Black Cat Chase 2012
Road Closures for the Black Cat Chase, Friday 10/26/12

No parking on Broadway beginning at 3PM. Broadway will close at 6PM and the other roads listed below will close shortly before 7PM.

W. Broadway from Wilkinson to Ann

Ann from W. Broadway to W. Main

W. Main from Capital Ave. to Wilkinson

Capital Ave. from W. Main to the Capitol Annes

Wilkinson from W. Main to W. Broadway

Call me if you have any questions and I'll pretend to know what I'm talking about. :)

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  1. The first jack-o'-lanterns were actually made from turnips.
  2. Thousands of people suffer from Samhainophobia which is an irrational fear of Halloween.
  3. Halloween is the second highest grossing commercial holiday after Christmas.
  4. Americans purchase over 20 million pounds of Candy Corn each year.
  5. The number one candy of choice is Snickers.
  6. Followed by Reese's, Kit-Kat's and M&M's.
  7. It's estimated that total Halloween spending could reach $8 billion in 2012.
  8. In Alabama it's illegal to dress-up as a priest.
  9. According to legend, if you see a spider on Halloween, it's actually the spirit of a loved one watching over you.
  10. October 30th is National Candy Corn Day.
  11. Ireland is believed to be the birthplace of Halloween.
  12. Willow Smith, Dan Rather, and Vanilla Ice were all born on October 31st.
  13. In the UK white cats are thought to bring bad luck, not like black cats in the US.
  14. Have leftover candy? Save it! Hard candy lasts for a year, while chocolate can last up to two.
  15. More candy is sold on October 28th than any other day of the year.
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Locations: Alabama
People: Candy CornDan RatherVanilla IceWillow Smith

Memories memories...some are better left alone! :)


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I always find these kind of things interesting...

With the presidential election heating up, there’s a lot of talk out there about the importance of education.

While the idea of a college education has definitely taken a hit over the past few years as college grads with gobs of debt not being able to find jobs, very few people would argue that a high school education isn’t important.

But … maybe they should because there are definitely ways to make it in life without a diploma.

Here’s a rundown of some very, very rich and successful guys who didn’t finish high school:

  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Simon Cowell
  • Jim Carrey
  • Charlie Sheen
  • Quentin Tarantino
  • Johnny Depp
  • Tracy Morgan
  • Al Pacino
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Here’s a rundown of some foods that can actually wreck your mood:

  • Potato Chips – They’re filled with a certain kind of fat that block brain chemicals that make you feel good.
  • Holiday Ham – Ham comes from factory farms where pigs are pumped full of antibiotics. They are also injected with sugar, salt, fillers and nitrate preservatives that can trigger low moods, migraines and even swollen ankles.
  • Soda – These drinks turn to fat inside our bodies, sending our moods plummeting after the initial sugar rush.
  • Bagels – These big hunks of refined carbs result in major energy crashes before lunchtime.
  • Peanuts – High in sodium and additives such as monosodium glutamate (MSG), peanuts have been linked to migraines, weakness, burning sensations, wheezing, and difficulty breathing in some people. (Yahoo Health)
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Ever used one of these excuses? Surely not. Your's was probably better!

According to a recent survey, here are some of the most bizarre excuses people have used recently for calling in sick. (foxnews.com)
  • I forgot I was hired for the job.
  • My dog is having a nervous breakdown.
  • My dead grandmother is being exhumed for a police investigation.
  • My bird bit me.
  • I am upset after watching the film The Hunger Games.
  • I got sick from reading too much.
  • I am suffering from a broken heart.
  • My hair turned orange from dying it at home.

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Stop Unhealthy Habits Drinking too much alcohol before bedtime can encourage snoring by relaxing the muscles of the upper airways and suppressing breathing. Smoking is also associated with snoring because nicotine can irritate the throat and weaken airway tissue, so urge your partner to quit. Check out these all-natural ways to quit smoking and find out what’s fact and what’s fiction when it comes to quitting .

Discourage Sleeping Pills Nix the sleeping pills, at least for him. They may help your partner drift off but he’s likely to snore more: Sleep aids relax those throat muscles and lead to some serious noise.

Hide the Noise Sometimes, despite your best efforts (and sharpest elbow), the snoring doesn’t stop. So consider masking the sound. Use a white noise machine to drown out the racket or invest in a set of earplugs for yourself. Neither will get to the root of the problem but if they can dull the sound, it may make your night more restful.

Consider This Could Be Serious for You Your partner’s snoring might be doing more than just interrupting your dream life. Disrupted sleep can leave you pretty cranky. It’s also harder to concentrate when you’re zonked, a real hazard on the road. We eat more when we’re tired, which could result in a few unwanted pounds.

Consider This Could Be Serious for Him Some snoring is just annoying (to you, at least). But if you notice your partner not breathing between snores -- depriving vital organs of oxygen -- and gasping for air, he could be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. Left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to heart attack, stroke, cardiac arrhythmia and even sudden death.

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1. "Your dad must be a thief because he stole the stars and put them in your eyes"

2. "If I were to rearrange the alphabet I would put U and I together"

3. "I must be in heaven because I can see an angel"

4."Did it hurt when you fell from heaven?"

5. "Here's 10p - go phone your mum and tell her you won't be coming home tonight"

6. "You're under arrest. The charge - trespassing in my dreams"

7. "Is that a ladder in your tights or a stairway to heaven?"

8. "You must be tired because you've been running through my mind all day"

9. "If I said you had a beautiful body would you hold it against me?"

10. "Do you have a map? Because I keep getting lost in your eyes" - Darius Danesh So, why wait use them to win your lady love.

What's the worst pick-up line someone's used on you? (Comment below)

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The Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog was released yesterday. Among the gifts:

- a $354,000 red, special edition McLaren 12C Spider sports car

- a $250,000 dinner for 10 featuring four famous chefs

- a $100,000 hen house inspired by a French chateau

- a walk-on role in Broadway's "Annie: The Musical," which goes for $30,000

- a $150,000 wood-paneled trailer designed for tailgating with a sound system and bar stocked with bourbon and rye

- a $99,500 water-propelled jetpack

- a $90,000 gaming machine

- a $70,000 video portrait of an owl by artist Robert Wilson

Which would you choose? (Click 'Comments' below)

I'm torn between the car, the dinner and the jet-pack! Choices, choices. Good thing I'm not rich!

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Glamour took a funny look at the "10 Little Lies Women Tell Each Other." Recognize any of these?

  1. Sure, you should totally get a third cat!
  2. I'm glad he went for you. I'm not that into Italian soccer players.
  3. Of course you and your boyfriend can stay with me for a week. I'll just sleep on the couch – it's no problem.
  4. Who's Honey Boo Boo? I don't even watch that show.
  5. No, no, yours is much more tasteful than the typical tramp stamp.
  6. Nah, I don't really want dessert either.
  7. You went with the tangerine-colored walls! Nice!
  8. I know he's bad for me, and I promise I am so over him.
  9. This was really fun. I love a good closet clean-out!
  10. Honey, that's just water weight − it'll come right off as soon as you have the baby.
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People: Honey Boo Boo

In my opinion, the best part of The Voice is watching Adam and Blake go at it!
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