February 26, 2015

quote of the moment

"Slavery gets understood as a kind of prehistory to freedom rather than what it really is: the foundation for a country where white supremacy was predicated upon African-American exploitation."

-- Walter Johnson

quote of the moment

"in the rust-scabbed towns of clipboard homes, you are reminded that Louisiana is the eighth-poorest state in the nation."

-- David Amsden

February 24, 2015

quote of the moment

"I did not get my Spaghetti-O's, I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this."

-- last words of Thomas Grasso

February 23, 2015

quote of the moment

"Perverted life of nations in any part of the earth, but the balance between the different aspects of life."

-- Google translation of Arabic to English of the first paragraph of Saudi Arabia's Oroug Bani M'aradh Wildlife Sanctuary

(sounds like a place I want to visit.  I think.)

February 20, 2015

quote of the moment

"The best rodeo stories are tragedies."

-- Abe Streep

February 17, 2015

heart with tree

Denver, co

(pic by the artistic Amazon)

February 16, 2015

quote of the moment

"If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other
causes within or beyond the control of Boyd which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Boyd reserves the right, in its sole discretion without notice, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Promotion."

-- Boyd gaming corporation

(first time I've ever seen "bugs" in explicit rules and regulations)

quote of the moment

"success is a self-correcting phenomenon."

-- Gary Hammill

February 09, 2015

quote of the moment

"it's only binge drinking if you stop."

-- Jimmy Carr

February 06, 2015

quote of the moment

" In the sports gambling world, where the house takes a 10 percent cut, bettors need to win 52.38 percent of their games to break even."

-- Mike Fish

February 02, 2015

le rêve ceiling decorations


(I may manipulate these images some, but just wanted to put them up now, plain.)