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2005-10-17 00:51:13.735635+00 by ziffle 2 comments

For many years there have been a few things I really wanted but never got around to. A garage with an automatic door; a swimming pool big enough to swim laps in, and private 'enough'. I did a lot of swimming as a youngster and I miss it. It was magical.

I had seen 'Citizen Kane' years ago and remembered his opening words and closing scene - 'Rosebud' he said and it was a snow sled - he loved when it he was a small boy. It was symbolic of what he tried to recreate his entire life, that feeling of joy he experienced as a young boy on his snow sled.

So when I recently got the garage with the automatic door, and the private pool, I decided to put up a sign that says 'Rosebud', and then I researched 'Rosebud' on the internet and lo and behold, Rosebud is more than a snow sled it appears -- it is: "Rosebud was what Hearst called his mistress, Marion Davies', clitoris." http://5minutesonline.com/ft/orson%20welles2.htm

In reading more about it I like it. Rosebud - the sign will go up by the pool and it will remind me of my childhood, and warmly, of a good friend of mine too.

Rosebud - you're the best.


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#Comment Re: made: 2005-10-17 01:36:30.981486+00 by: meuon

Laughing.. Words can have such interesting conotations. Congratulations.

Glad you enjoy the pool, but to me they are a maintenance pain. A Hot Tub/Jacuzzi.. is more my style and I hope to have one soon.

#Comment Re: made: 2005-10-17 01:53:56.199608+00 by: ziffle [edit history]

Meuon - Well I got one of those too - and you're both invited. We can go from the hot tub to the pool and back - its wonderful!