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Tartle A Scottish verb meaning to hesitate while introducing someone due to having forgotten his/her name. (link from myundergrounddiary. Particular word chosen, mine)
Someone rational, intelligent, experienced in military leadership and international diplomacy, and presumably without ulterior motives, telling us why Obama should win this election. Awesome. m-star: Skip to 4:30 to hear Powell say what both candidates should have had the stones to say months ago. Agreed.
I hurt myself in the stupidest ways.
I rode my bike home tonight after helping my friends finish a bottle of wine. I was totally safe to ride, and incident free. Then, because I’m clumsy (nothing to do with the wine, I’m sure. This is not sarcasm) I trip over a root in my Berks jogging my bike up a hill that my crappy road/mountain hybrid wheels can’t handle and skin my knee, which now stings quite a lot. Why...
It just gets better and better over the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
And . . .
The sky is pink and beautiful now.
One of my windows faces west. The other faces south directly into someone else’s room. I keep the shades closed on that one. Anyway, it’s nice to watch the sunset out of my west window. And after watching it over and over from the same place, I can see that it is setting more south little by little as it gets closer to winter. That’s cool.
Stammering is the native eloquence of us fog people– Edmund Tyrone, of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night.
I think it's almost time
for me to go. I get restless every once in awhile, and feel a need for change. The fact that graduation is so soon and I will have the chance to change things makes it more intense. Not that I don’t want or intend to enjoy this year to the fullest.
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iceperg: I think it would be absolutely hilarious if someone went as [Oggle-O] for Halloween.
me: Well, why don't you go as him?
iceperg: But I want to be something slutty.
me: Exactly. Go as a slutty [Oggle-O].
(Fits of giggles)
Clarification: The guy in question has a sort of uniform: Cargo shorts, Black sweatshirt, and... Tevas. Hope that helps the visual!
(Reblogged from iceperg but with the appropriate name changes)