I don't think he expected to get student like me. An excerpt from one of my homework assignments. In the assignment, I was only supposed to fill in the blanks with the appropriate verbs. The translation and critique are my own lovely additions: Rugadh mé sa bhliain 1882 i mBaile Átha Cliath. D’fhág mé an… Continue reading My poor Irish teacher…
Month: September 2005
Y'know L&C Towing? They're that nice towing company that is so assiduous about removing cars from American Sunbelt properties (especially when those cars have expired guest passes in them). Well, although L&C comes likity-split when it's someone's car at American Sunbelt, it's taking them three days to come get the Car of Evil (tm). (see… Continue reading Graar!
Well, in the absence of a game tomorrow, my schedule has opened up a bit. David is tournement clicking, so I'm going to work for a while, then go see the 2:50 showing of The Corpse Bride at Showplace West this afternoon (matinee prices, but possibility of kids...Ah well, I'm cheap). Afterwards I'm probably going… Continue reading
More Miranda fun
Today we learned, "She who controls the string, controls the feathers"
Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you: Miranda Iona Helms, Ninja-kitty of the Mysteries "O brave new world, that has such [kitties] in it" --Miranda, The Tempest, Act V.
For the Game of the Master Maker, I am Oengus
What I would like to be doing this weekend: 1. Going to the "Dead at the Box Office" Sneak Preview and World Premiere 2. Going to the IrishFest in Indy, seeing Brother play (mmm...hot Australian guys in kilts and combat boots, playing bagpipes and didgiridoo in fusion celtic rock), watching some good Irish dance, maybe… Continue reading For the Game of the Master Maker, I am Oengus
Tonight. 5:00pm. Aristocrats. Anyone?
Some Interesting Reading
A hopeful UK take on the aftermath of Katrina, or Social Darwinism gets the bird (I particularly appreciate the wide-ranging opinion that a Socially Darwinian State is not civilized): http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4230372.stm In other news, here's some "civil unrest" in Ireland. For a brief background on the situation: Ireland is split into two parts -- the 26… Continue reading Some Interesting Reading
It's not conspiracy if it's right out in the open...and if it's in USAToday, then it's way the fuck out in the open. Your tax dollars at work, my friends. On the subject of Mike Brown being under investigation for "padding his resume", I have a dual response that is partially "he was friends with… Continue reading
Provenza says, best version of the joke he's ever seen: http://www.livejournal.com/users/cargoweasel/316274.html (lifted, once again, from vulgarlad...what would I do without him to vet my internet sources?)