Mostly harmless (corto) wrote,
Mostly harmless

Tuesday, December 30

Ok... enough with the wind.
It's almost ... almost as if mother nature is trying to blow away the old year and make a clear landing pad for the new one.
It's beautiful and sunny... which is killing me... because I think I ought to be trying to go skiing.

~ getting things we need for our new years eve get together... :)
~ I was skiing

Birthday moments...
A very happy birthday to rini... (we had dinner together in Washington, DC... which is pretty cool because ... I almost never get to actually meet anybody...) I hope you have a lovely day today, but mostly that the year ahead brings you good news, good health and great big wonderful opportunities. :)

Seriously... war in Israel and Gaza...
who cares?
I mean... the universe used up all my "I need you to care... just because" points over the war in Afghanistan.
Now? I'm just a little sick and tired of people who cannot without battling one another.
Alistair MacLean wrote a beautiful and poignant speech for a general in the opening chapter of "The Guns of Navarone". I can't quote it perfectly but it goes something like this...
"War brings out amazing qualities, ingenuity, creativity, and bravery from the most unlikely of people... too bad the same enthusiasm could not be brought to bear on the maintenance of peace."

The Ottawa Bus Strike.
Seriously guys... you have got to get over yourselves and your dick head union.
Have you seen 50 First Dates?
Yeah... I've seen it ages ago... but I watched it again last night.
I'm glad I did.

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