Monthly Archives: January 2006

I just knew it…

Even after I’m dead, I get to work non-stop as a public servant. Or is that what I’m doing now? (I work in a battered women’s shelter.) After you die…Guardian Angel After death, you will exist as a guardian angel … Continue reading

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This is a little…weird, actually

What's your inner deity? by Eurudite Name/Username Godly Name Artenmet God/Goddess of: Art Weapon of Choice: Daggers Area of Origin: China Animal Familiar: Hawk Weakness: If someone says your godly name backwards, you die Guilty Pleasure: You like to eat… … Continue reading

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Interesting news items

An atheist in Rome–of all places–is suing a small town Roman Catholic priest for making the offensive public assertion that Jesus Christ “really exists.” Evidently there are laws in Italy against stating one’s opinions as fact! Read whole story Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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My AQ and what book am I?

Gacked from annef‘s friend Anderyn: My Autism/Asberger’s Syndrome score is 10. That’s “low.” I’m hypersensitive to other people, can’t shut out external stimuli, and have to constantly sort out what I’m picking up empathically from others from my own feelings. … Continue reading

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Ruminations on the literary world

Gonzo San Francisco columnist Mark Morford rants and raves today about the recent exposure of several high-profile “non-fiction” books as being frauds (notably the recent exposure of the Oprah-Winfrey-approved A Million Little Pieces by James Frey). While I agree with … Continue reading

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Hmmm…

So, I’m starting to work on my income taxes (no moral superiority implied, I have to get mine done as soon as possible because I benefit from federal loans that are tied to my income. It’s a pain, although I’m … Continue reading

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Breath of fresh air

Wow. What an amazing speech by Al Gore! I didn’t hear the speech, although I knew it was coming up–I never did figure out when it was given and when and where it was broadcast. I read the entire text, … Continue reading

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My “Dr. Phil” score…

I’m kind of baffled as to what this means, exactly… 41 to 50 PointsYou scored 42! Others see you as fresh, lively, charming, amusing, practical, and always interesting; someone who’s constantly in the center of attention, but sufficiently well-balanced not … Continue reading

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Some people really have talent…

with the sarcasm, that is! Here’s an excerpt from a New York Newsday review of BloodRayne that could do what the sun never really does to vampires–shrivel them to little ashes. Sheesh. Half woman, half vampire, total baloney: The flesh … Continue reading

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Goodbye, cruel world…

It’s off the meme bridge with the rest of the LJers–being unafraid of quizzes with weird ways of weighting answers, or of Myers-Briggs, here’s my House: You are a RAVENCLAW! As a Ravenclaw and as an NTP, you are intellectual,independent, … Continue reading

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