December 31, 2009

light fixture

las vegas, NV

quote of the moment

"additional officers will be on patrol tonight, with some specifically
assigned to respond to gunfire calls."

-- las vegas review journal

sonic drive-in alert

Today @ ur local Sonic Drive-In. Happy Hour All Day Long 6am-Midnight.
Pls mention txt when ordering. Frwd 2 ur friends.

December 30, 2009

Q & A of the moment

Q: what is missing from the face of the mona lisa portrait?

A: you'll find the answer in one of the ads & remember, especially
during this hectic season, when speaking to your children, say what you
mean, mean what you say, but don't be mean when you say it.

-- "table top tickles & bits of the grand valley," volume 172

December 26, 2009

quote of the moment

"no rain = no plants = no nectar = no honey"

-- print ad from texas insurance & financial services, inc. for
beekeeping insurance

quote of the moment

"if you're gonna be stupid, you better be tough."

-- father of mike futz, creator of "stops the sting"

quote of the moment

"never forget that we're lace curtain irish, not chanty irish."

-- my great grandmother mcfeely

December 25, 2009

quote of the moment

"this is not a food product"

-- statement on the back of mountain dew lip balm card

mountain dew lip balm ...

... with dollar coin for scale.

-- lakewood, CO

December 23, 2009

us$1000 ...

... in dollar coins.

December 19, 2009

pet theory of the moment

*the* defining moment for michael jackson's music career was "the love
you save" by the jackson 5. it's the first song that steps away from
his motown label colleagues *and* his major influences (e.g. james
brown, jackie wilson).

i've always thought it, but became convinced when i saw "this is it!"
this afternoon.

December 16, 2009

quote of the moment

"you don't want to work drunk. i've made that mistake in the past."

-- jeff bridges

December 13, 2009

quote of the moment

"rent is your reward for making the right decision."

-- mike thompson

December 11, 2009

quote of the moment

The Nobel banquet, held at Oslo’s Grand Hotel, had all the trappings of a state sinner.  (sic)

-- new york times

December 09, 2009

quote of the moment

"i just don't think girls are interested in beer at all."

-- randy langenbach

quote of the moment

"the boys are mostly interested in sports, and the girls are interested
in girl stuff."

-- randy langenbach, 10, explaining why other people don't collect beer

December 04, 2009

quote of the moment

"your location is your destiny."

-- bo3b johnson

December 03, 2009

trivia of the moment

this from the columbia journalism review: in 2006 humanity created 161
exabytes of digital data -- 3,000,000 times as much information as all
the books that had ever been written. by 2010 this number will be 988

December 01, 2009

quote of the moment

i contribute to peace when i strive to express the best of myself in my
contacts with others.

i contribute to peace when i use my intelligence and my abilities to
serve the good.

i contribute to peace when i feel compassion toward all those who

i contribute to peace when i look upon all as my brothers and sisters
regardless of race, culture, or religion.

i contribute to peace when i rejoice over the happiness of others and
pray for their well-being.

i contribute to peace when i listen with tolerance to opinions that
differ from mine or even oppose them.

i contribute to peace when i respect nature and preserve it for
generations to come.

i contribute to peace when i do not seek to impose my conception of god
upon others.

i contribute to peace when i make peace the foundation of my ideals and

-- rosicrucian order sign