Month: July 2007
A friend of mine sent this to me in email a while back… i’ve been meaning to send her the responses, but haven’t had much time. Given that I’ve been ill the past couple of days, I gave them a look over and figured I’d post my answers up here.
Lazy? Hell yeah. But being sick at the moment… I’m permitted a little indulgence. Besides, you may get a chuckle, some insight or, fates forbid, a little wisdom.
I was watching Grey’s Anatomy last night with my girlfriend… see, one of the earliest ‘debates’ we had was over the existence of a fish that swims into the stream of urine of poor souls relieving themselves into the rivers that these fish live in. I could see how it could happen but only if you were submerged in the water, whereas my significant other said there were recorded instances where these little suckers had swam against the flow and OUT OF THE WATER!
Very unnerving, to say the least. Read the rest of this entry »
Let me start by saying this: I am happy with my life. I’m not in any position to complain about the life I have, nor would I do so. I am here, in this place, in this time, because of the choices I made and consequences of those choices, no matter how difficult, painful, happy or otherwise. I am where I am because of who I am, and I would not change who I am for anything in this world or the next.
As the Nick Cave-Birthday Party/Screaming Jets song “Shiver” says: There is no room for these cheap regrets.
(Ok, now that I have that out of the way…) Read the rest of this entry »
Probably the most anticlimactic statement made to one of the most fundamental course altering moments of human history.
This was what J. Robert Oppenheimer, director of The Manhattan Project, stated to his brother after witnessing the first successful nuclear test detonation in Los Alamos, New Mexico during World War II.
But I also like to contemplate what he said came to mind immediately after the test: Read the rest of this entry »
Man, what a week it’s been for those like me who get a MASSIVE superiority complex when they look at the human race.