Great Big Sea
"When the company departed into the twilight, a mountain fir sprouted from Diedre's tomb and a second from the tomb of Naois; they grew towards one another, entwining themselves in a lover's knot above the still waters. They were cut down by the king, but they grew again."
-- Diedre/The Exile of the Sons of Usnach, a traditional Irish myth
"Here are beauties which pierce like swords or burn like cold iron."
-- C. S. Lewis on The Lord of the Rings
"Now, my good man, this is no time for making enemies."
-- Voltaire on his deathbed, when asked by a priest to renounce Satan
"This is what civilization should look like."
-- Ralph Nader on Powell's Book Store
"That many people taking an interest is scary. The Internet is a scary thing. I'm a complete technophobe, which is why I don't have e-mail."
-- Orlando Bloom on his 'Net popularity
"Close only counts with horseshoes and hand granades."
:: Top Spot ::
:: 12:43 p.m. ::
:: Monday, May 23, 2005 ::
Just for fun, I took the little "find your spot" quiz (www.findyourspot.com) that determines which US cities most suit your ideal lifestyle. My top results:
1. Portland, Oregon
2. Hatford, Connecticut
3. Worcester, Massachusetts
4. Providence, Rhode Island
5. New Haven, Connecticut
6. Boston, Massachusetts
7. Eugene, Oregon
8. Corvallis, Oregon
9. Danbury, Connecticut
10. Baltimore, Maryland
11. Little Rock, Arkansas
12. Washington, DC
13. Salem, Oregon
14. Medford, Oregon
15. Sacramento, California
16. Cape Cod, Massachusetts
17. Honolulu, Hawaii
18. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
19. Bend, Oregon
20. San Francisco, California
21. San Jose, California
22. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
23. New Orleans, Louisiana
24. Chicago, Illinois
All in all, not very surprising results.
Anyway, I should be going back to studying for my last final now. It's this afternoon at 4:30. Everybody wish me luck!
:: Archive'd ::
:: 01:40 p.m. ::
:: Monday, March 21, 2005 ::
Well, 'twas high time to clear off some old entries. Sadly, those were almost all the entires I'd made in a whole year.
Ireland is going well! I'm leaving to tour around the UK and Europe for about a month, starting Thursday. I'm looking for some place to keep up a travel log, presumably online. If anyone has any suggestions, feel free to share. Otherwise, I'll probably just get a blogger account or something.
You are a banana! Good job, captain obvious.
which rejected character are you?
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