8512 – raccoons, giant ants, moldy bread and freemasons make me smile

Yesterday, calls from work totaled for peppered from 9 to 4 pm. It wasn’t terrible – my journey to sugar sand park was rained out anyway. I’ll be journeying there today (or next weekend), instead

A rewatching of His Kind of Woman was the filler during the thunder and lightning. Not a bad deal, it was more of a light parody of Noir than an actual Noir flick, but I enjoyed it quite a bit. Jane Russell looked a little rough around the edges…not as much vaseline on her camera lens as I’m used to. Entertaining writing, and a good vibe. Vincent Price made the movie even more than Mitchum.

Just shipped to me by Netflix – Lake Placid (Betty White’s Finest hour), Smoke Signals and Seven Samurai.

Uh-oh. It seems that the Sun-Sentinel has caught on to geocaching. I fear for the safety of local sites for a week or two, now.


The Monarch is being driven to a dinner with his ex, Dr. Girlfriend, and her new boyfriend, Phantom Limb.

The Monarch: “I plan to use the never-fail strategy of jealousy!”
Henchman: “Who’s your date?”
The Monarch: “I met her on the LiveJournal. Which I kept in prison. I have been blogging.”

Oh, my ears and whiskers.


Max von Sydow looks considerably different in The Seventh Seal than in Strange Brew.


Had a wonderful morning off, no business calls or unwelcome interruptions… the whole time lounging and waking slowly and comfortably. I can’t remember the last time I spent all day before noon in bed. I’m now munching some tasty pb&j before heading out for a little midday walkabout. until later, dear journal.


Quotes meme –

Instructions: Go to http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 and look through random quotations until you find 5 that you think reflect who you are or what you believe. Then post them in your journal.

Give not over thy soul to sorrow; and afflict not thyself in thy own counsel. Gladness of heart is the life of man and the joyfulness of man is length of days.
– Ecclesiastes

In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.
– Orson Welles (1915 – 1985), The Third Man, 1949

Whenever you find yourself on the side of majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.
– Mark Twain (1835 – 1910)

Nothing is worse than active ignorance.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 – 1832)

Mi taku oyasin. (We are all related.)
– Lakota belief


1 year ago – greasemap, foreign ducktales, apricot scarves… Tony Randall and vanity, Jean Charles de Menezes, bckev’s keeno covers, kayla/susie drama, hugs, top 20 pics, elvis the robo-cat, newton nibble pic, tubby newt pic

2 years ago – AvP movie. bus schedules switch, walkabout pics, Punta Gorda – Yikes

3 years ago – last skeletor and gang, insect macro photos, apartments made from text, hello kitty warhammer, human/rabbit chimera, scotto is a fuzzy monkey, frankie knocks, wondering about crusaders planting vinyards, drunken sailor quiz, complete sherlock holmes, some detective work, purse contents, fun with google calc

4 years ago – both machines upgraded and cleaned up, fun linkies, MRE talks about writing his junk, signage systems

5 years ago – eye dialect, latitudinarian, weird dream poll, set up alternates to LJ, Newt comes to work, cool news, freaky dream

6 years ago – loony, first hints suzy using, foodiesGeotarget

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