I'm currently watching Good Morning America where my friend's daughter Alysia will appear with fitness guru Shaun T as part of Robin Roberts' Reboot Camp this week. Alysia and my daughter Zsia were part of Nova gymnastic team when Zsia was a regional champion back in the day. Khloe Kardashian, who works out daily, is now being interviewed talking about the health of her husband and brother. January is the month to start your fitness program especially as many people are stuck indoors and get little exercise. How are you doing? I'm losing weight by continuing my diet but not with exercise other than my normal day. It's working. If there was a gym I could get to easily, I would go. Here in Brooklyn, there are many gyms but nowhere to park. January is also a very busy month for psychic readings as people set the tone for the rest of the year. ... 8:40 ... I watched and recorded the segment on GMA but sadly didn't see Alysia. Not sure what happened.
Outside, it's freezing but the sun is shining and there is no snow in the city so far.
Good Morning America ran a segment on Phantom Phone Vibration Syndrome where your phone is in your pocket and you think its vibrating, but it's not. Also ... how do you react when you hear a phone ring with 4 phones on the table and it's not yours ... conditioning. I guess you create your own ring tones.
In other news ...
Powerball ... $1.5 billion ...the largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history so I bought another ticket. On the TV show "The Talk", Aisha made an interesting comment. If there are no winners and the jackpot continues to grow ... more people play and more money goes to the government. Is the game rigged to keep people in the game and raise the stakes quickly? Isn't there always some underlining agenda to everything connected to the government that we may or may not know?
Iran released two U.S. Navy patrol boats and 10 crew members who were described as 'trespassing' in Iranian waters, state news media said today. The episode came just days before a nuclear deal is carried out, under which the U.S. is to unfreeze $100 billion in Iranian assets.
In his final State of the Union address, President Obama pointed to a resurgent economy and to the nation's improved standing in the world, despite inequality at home and terrorism abroad. And he accepted responsibility for falling short of transforming Washington and politics itself. Here are highlights and the full transcript of his speech. Today, Mr. Obama visits an Omaha high school teacher who wrote him a letter a year ago asking what kind of world her newborn son would face. He hopes to spend much of the next year in conversation with citizens outside Washington, an aide said.
The Playboy Mansion is on the market for $200 million, one of the highest asking prices for a private home in the U.S.