Mostly harmless (corto) wrote,
Mostly harmless
corto

Tuesday, April 14



Yeah... so, not quite dead.
In fact, I woke up drenched and feeling a lot better.
Geo was quite something last night... worrying about how I was feeling and coming to find me at midnight and get me tylonal...
I was at 101 when I posted... I was at 104 a half hour later and I dunno when it broke.
But that was some bad freaking mojo man... :(

As I said, I'm doing loads better. I woke up on the right side of sick... called in to work to bow out... and went back to bed ... and proceeded to have a total orange-pant-dream freak show... It was good to sleep.

I went to the doc and he prescribed ... rest. He listened to lungs and all the other stuff...
and I'm not - in fact - dying. Just suffering from a flu.

I rested a lot today. :)
This included making rainbow trout and this awesome tortellini thing...

wearing
~ trash clothes for the day...
~ well... a nice tee...
planning
~ a day of rest...
~ to stare at my summer tires... but because I have to "rest"... I can't put them on. :)
wishing
~ that sexsatan04 ... finds a path that takes her somewhere ... somewhere that rewards your effort.
~ to smile about lianna showing back up all mom'ed up and gorgeous. It's just lovely. :D :D
~ to send some warm thoughts to yumikid as she sorts out a few memories and where to keep them ... forever.
~ that mylifeasamom and the house-of-mateo... enjoys the fruits of following the path to Kijiji!!

Birthday moments...
Happy birthday sleep_walker... so far away... I hope all is well and that the year before you will treat you well and give you many things to photograph... and smile about. :)

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I don't understand "African American". (Just heard it on TV)
Just like I didn't understand "African Canadian" when I heard it on the radio today.
I know 11 Africans ... they live in Africa... they're all white people.
No really... when did "African" become a race?
I have black friends and acquaintances here in life.
I believe that it makes sense to refer to them as "black"... if there is some reason to refer to their race.
Just as I believe that it makes sense to refer to some other friends as "brown".
Generally ... this accounts for the notion that I have no freaking clue where most of them derive their ancestry.
So I generalize black and brown.
I'm not much one to give a crap about a persons race...
but I am at odds with this whole "African" thing.
It's like the word you're supposed to use because you're chicken shit about saying black.
pussy.

//
Radio reports that kids in Uni and College with Facebook
"Generally" get lower grades and spend less time studying than the students who live in the A zone and study all the time.
Seems to me to be a nonsense bit of information.
Of course someone with any concept of a social existence will get lower marks than the super-students that do nothing but study.
Oh and by the way... "Generally" the super-students make lousy social animals in the real-world.

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A: The size of your smile, and the truth behind it.
Q: What are the perfect measurements?

:)
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