September 27, 2008

RIP, Paul Newman

He was not just a great actor. He was a great American who used his celebrity to make our world a better place.

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Anonymous said...

It is so cool when one uses their celebrity status and wealth for the betterment of mankind.

I could not always agree with his politices, but I could always look past that to the good that he did, especially towards children.

Helping a child is the greatest gift, hopefully, the Bristol electorate will be able to see this with the school issues that confront this community.

Anonymous said...

2:43 - too much for you to demonstrate compassion without continuing your pilgrimage to the land od a--ho--s?

Anonymous said...

He will be missed !

Anonymous said...

A talented icon that lived life well. Newman Rocks!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the Ginger-Os!!!

Anonymous said...

A riveting example of human compassion and kindness. His life was so much more then acting. We should all take a few lessons.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for new Newman's Own Organic Coffee at McDonald''s the best!!

Anonymous said...

Thank God for Paul Newman.

Anonymous said...

Paul Newman

Only women of a certain era will fully appreciate this.... True story.

(If you don't understand this, tell your mother, she'll get it!)

A Michigan woman and her family were vacationing in a small New England town where

Paul Newman and his family often visited.

One Sunday morning, the woman got up early to take a long walk. After a brisk five-mile hike,

she decided to treat herself to a double-dip chocolate ice cream cone.

She hopped in the car, drove to the center of the village and went straight

to the combination bakery/ice cream parlor.

There was only one other patron in the store:
Paul Newman, sitting at the counter having a doughnut and coffee.

The woman's heart skipped a beat as her eyes made contact with those famous baby-blue eyes.

The actor nodded graciously and the star struck woman smiled demurely.

Pull yourself together! She chides herself. You're a happily married woman with three children,

you're forty-five years old, not a teenager!

The clerk filled her order and she took the double-dip chocolate ice cream cone in one hand and her

change in the other. Then she went out the door, avoiding even a glance in Paul Newman's direction.

When she reached her car, she realized that she had a handful of change but her other hand was empty.
Where's my ice cream cone? Did I leave it in the store? Back into the shop she went, expecting to see the

cone still in the clerk's hand or in a holder on the counter or something! No ice cream cone was in sight..

With that, she happened to look over at Paul Newman.

His face broke into his familiar, warm, friendly grin and he said to the woman,

"You put it in your purse"