Monthly Archives: August 2005

disappointment yes, but no surprise

Thinking I had watched some TV program predicting the outcome of what we are witnessing now, I searched and found (this). If you read a few paragraphs down the scientists were very accurate in predicting what might happen. Playing various … Continue reading

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books read so far this year

Last updated June 6th. I’m not a member of any “books I read/like/recommend” LJ community so you get to see them instead –

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high and dry perspective

Interesting comment from one person witnessing (participating in?) the widespread looting in New Orleans- “To be honest with you, people who are oppressed all their lives, man, it’s an opportunity to get back at society” (As a Floridian for the … Continue reading

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Is it just me or was anyone else surprised there were no news items or bad puns over the past few days containing reference to ‘Katrina and the Waves’?

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I said that

Apart from his treatment for cancer the closest Lance Armstrong has gotten to any “dope” was when he went riding with one recently.

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confessions of a teenage wannabe metal-head

I used to be a member of where I would occasionally post. The only comment I remember receiving was from hardly_angelic about one of the greatest albums ever, Tonio K.’s “Life In The Foodchain”. Some time ago I decided to … Continue reading

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After an earlier unsuccessful attempt I managed to start over at the beginning and work my way thru Richard Farina’s novel “been down so long it looks like up to me”. I think the key is to consume smaller portions … Continue reading

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