Archive for February 2011

Lead-Up To Oscars – “The King’s Speech” (With Elephant)

February 23, 2011

"You truly believe.... I can do this?"

(For more on The King’s Speech with elephants, check out this.)

Lawrence of Arabia Sans Camel. (You Can Find Them Anywhere.)

February 22, 2011

Even in the Sahara?

The Sting (With Elephant). Surprise surprise….

February 21, 2011

You can find them anywhere.

Salute To Oscars (With Elephant).

February 20, 2011

Much has been made of Patton's devotion to his pit bull Willie (a/k/a William the Conqueror), but little is known of the General's wider ranging animal interests.

This is not really an old favorite, but when thinking of old Academy Award winners, image (modified) came to mind….

Enjoy the day.

An Oscar Race (With Elephant)

February 19, 2011

"Come on, guys!"

Hurray For Michelle (Obama Not Bachmann) – Tweets on the T–t!

February 18, 2011

Hurrah for Michelle Obama coming out in favor of breastfeeding.    (See the New York Times article about Mrs. Obama’s promotion of breast feeding as part of her program against childhood obesity.

Boo to Michelle Bachmann (who breastfed all of her children) and who has now criticized Mrs. Obama as promoting a “hard left” position of governmental control.  Please note Mrs. Bachmann that the government is not paying for breast pumps but offering tax deductions for these costs if tax payers itemize their deductions.  (My understanding is that this means that the breast pumps would be treated like other health-related or work-related expenses.)

Boo to Sarah Palin who just said in Woodbury, New York that “nobody is more qualified to multitasking and doing all the things that you need to do as president than a woman, a mom.”

What is more synonymous of multi-tasking and being a mom than breast-feeding?   Seriously–it is a lot easier to nurse and tweet than heat up formula, clean and wash a bottle, and tweet.

More and more evidence of the incredible range of benefits of breastfeeding for both child and mother comes to light each day.  Of course, not all women are able to breastfeed; but many many more women choose not to breastfeed, or not to persevere in breastfeeding, due to lack of accurate information about its benefits and all kinds of thoughtless cultural prejudices.  Hurrah for Michelle (Obama) for bravely using her bully pulpit to counteract these prejudices;  boo to Bachmann and Palin for their infantile hypocrisy.

Oscars With Elephants Continued: “Gone With The …..”

February 17, 2011

With a little help from their friends.

PS – those are supposed to be wings.  I’m afraid the pair on the one elephant to the right looks a bit Eeyoresque.  I guess I wasn’t quite sure what wings looked like on elephants.