A few words
"When we describe the Moon as dead, we are describing the deadness in ourselves. When we find space so hideously void, we are describing our own unbearable emptiness."
~ D.H. Lawrence
"Is the meaning of life defined by its duration? Or does life have a purpose so large that it doesn't have to be prolonged at any cost to preserve its meaning?"
"Living is not good, but living well. The wise man, therefore, lives as well as he should, not as long as he can... He will always think of life in terms of quality not quantity... Dying early or late is of no relevance, dying well or ill is... even if it is true that while there is life there is hope, life is not to be bought at any cost."
"People will tell you nothing matters, the whole world's about to end soon anyway. Those people are looking at life the wrong way. I mean, things don't need to last forever to be perfect."
~ Daydream Nation
"All Bette's stories have happy endings. That's because she knows where to stop. She's realized the real problem with stories-- if you keep them going long enough, they always end in death."
~ The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes
"The road now stretched across open country, and it occurred to me - not by way of protest, not as a symbol, or anything like that, but merely as a novel experience - that since I had disregarded all laws of humanity, I might as well disregard the rules of traffic. So I crossed to the left side of the highway and checked the feeling, and the feeling was good. It was a pleasant diaphragmal melting, with elements of diffused tactility, all this enhanced by the thought that nothing could be nearer to the elimination of basic physical laws than deliberately driving on the wrong site of the road."
~ Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.”
~ William Blake
Think about it
Kill that boredom!
Binder Paper Comics
Web Comics and Such
A Distant Soil (Some nudity)
The Adventures of Gyno-Star (Some explicit stuff)
Blue Milk Special
Cigarro & Cerveja
Cyanide and Happiness
dead winter (has some explicit stuff)
Devilbear: The Grimoires of Bearalzebub (PG-13?)
Eat That Toast!
Ectopiary (Some nudity)
The Fancy Adventures of Jack Cannon
For Lack of a Better Comic
Girls with Slingshots (some explicit stuff...?)
Hark! A Vagrant
Head Doctor Productions
The Intrepid Girlbot
The Last Halloween
Last Train to Old Town
The League of Evil Genius
Legend of Bill
Living With Insanity (some nudity)
Love Me Nice
Married to the Sea
The Moon Prince
Moth (Some nudity)
The Non-Adventures of Wonderella
Political Cartoonists Index
Poorly Drawn Lines
The Property of Hate
Robbie and Bobby
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
Scenes from a Multiverse
The Secret Knots
Stand Still. Stay Silent
Strong Female Protagonist
The Super Fogeys
Tales of Pylea
Three Word Phrase (some nudity)
Tiny Kitten Teeth
Toothpaste for Dinner
Trying Human (Some nudity)
Two Guys and Guy
Yellow Peril (PG-13)
Infrequently/No Longer Updating Web Comics
The Abominable Charles Christopher
The Adventures of Dr. McNinja
The Adventures of Ellie Connelly
Bag of Toast
Bear in Mind
The Book of Biff
Chain Bear (Some explicit stuff)
Daisy is Dead
Edmund Finney's Quest to Find the Meaning of Life
A Fine Example
Finn and Charlie are HITCHED
Hello with Cheese
Kyle & Atticus
Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space
Letters to a Wild Boar
Lovecraft is Missing
Meat and Plastic
The Nerds of Paradise
No Reason Comics
One Swoop Fell
Pictures for Sad Children
A Redtail's Dream
Roy's Boys (PG 13?)
Run Freak Run
The Super Gay Adventures of Ross Boston
YU + ME
Pure Flash Awesomeness
Die Anstalt : Toy Psychiatry
Clients from Hell
Creatures in My Head
Damn You Auto Correct!
Jhonen Vasquez's site
Overheard in New York
Passive Aggressive Notes
I don't feel different yet
Sunday, September 21, 2008
So I had my birthday party yesterday. It was pretty good, I guess. I got some giftcards and stuff, and a drawing from Lucy.
Daydrah and Alice used a car and finished the scavenger hunt in twenty minutes. X|
Tiffany and I were last place and did not find everything. (But we were close!)
Some Mexican dudes whistled at us when we were walking home from the park. it was kinda creepy but whatever.
My camera is still not fixed. :( Well, either that or the repair place just hasn't gotten around to saying anything yet. Both, I would think.
We got a cake from Whole Foods that was very yummy. I usually hate the frosting between layers but being in the fridge made the filling (buttercream?) harder, like ice cream. I had a piece of the cake for breakfast with milk but I regretted it 'cause I couldn't finish. :(
I wanna go shopping still. When we went to Whole Foods yesterday we didn't have enough time to really look at everything because my party started at eleven. In the short time we were browsing, I picked up some soy jerky, though. :D
[I ate some yesterday; I'd forgotten how sweet it was :S]
Last night I was sitting on my bed, watching my birthday end. The clock seemed to be skipping time whenever I looked away... There was thirty minutes left and then twenty five, then three...
But now I'm seventeen. I don't feel it yet, but that's okay...
This might have been my last birthday party...
I've been thinking about DC more lately. I wonder where he is, what he's doing, if he misses anything....
Dark Corners was on Sci Fi last night. I didn't see all of it but what I saw, I thought was interesting. I'm hoping I can see it again soon... it seems like one of the strangely special movies.... the ones that don't feel like dead ends somehow...
[Maybe my being-out-of-it wasn't caused by chemicals after all...]
Seventeen years seems like too long of a time to live.
AHA! I knew it! The guy from Dark Corners did play Jay Gatsby!
Friday, September 19, 2008
We got a watermelon for tomorrow at the new Trader Joe's and I dropped it when I was trying to put it in the fridge. :/
So.... I'm thinking that we won't be having it tomorrow. Maybe we can cut it into cubes or something, I dunno.... but slices definitely won't fly.
Hawaii Pacific University sent me a "Premier Application." Basically this means that I just have to fill it out and send my SAT scores. No essay, no recommendations, no application fee. I figure I might as well do it, since it's pretty much free.
And if I manage to get in, I'll have SOMEWHERE to go, even though I don't really want to go to school in Hawaii.
I'm listening to Battles right now. Leyendecker, specifically. The end is a little weird but overall it's a nice song for something with no words.
We got lots of stuff for my party (which actually, not a whole bunch of people are coming to). I'm hoping there's enough for people.
Lunch is kinda sorta covered now.... (we got salmon and ciabatta rolls, some lettuce, and hummus- might need to get cheese) But we didn't get Jamba Juice giftcards. X|
Working a little on my Beowulf outline/essay. I'm honestly surprised this isn't turning out like utter crap. But for once in... three? years, I'm actually seeing connections and symbolism in the story, and I have something to say about it.... I don't want to sound conceited but I think this might really turn out well....
I got 17 out of 15 on my homeostasis comic strip. :D
Duct tape clothes are cool. :0
Thursday, September 18, 2008
I was kinda half-writing an entry and surfing the KoL Wiki when my IE windows closed....
Not that the entry was super interesting or anything. And I don't really care at all. Just thought I'd say something.
Message received after attaching my (actually good, I'm surprised) Beowulf essay outline to an email:
(I added the exclamation mark for more emphasis)
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Made ginger oatmeal cookies yesterday. I'm fairly certain I will make them again in the future, as they were very yummy. And everyone who tried them agreed with me. About the taste, I mean.
My mom is home from Singapore. Right now she's either sleeping or out, I can't tell since the door to my parents' room is closed. Ah well. I'll find out later.
Saturday is my birthday/party. I don't believe I've had the party on the same day as my birthday in a while. Few years, at least.
Hopefully- HOPEFULLY, everyone (or a good majority of the people I invited) will come. I still have to figure out lunch, and maybe a few more items for the scavenger hunt list, but other than that I think I'm pretty set.
I was considering getting a few movies in case some people don't want to do the hunt. So this is more like a big hangout than a party, but I hope that's okay with people. I just want it to be casual.... And also I feel really uncomfortable when everyone's attention is on me. Like when I was younger and I'd invite the whole class and all of them would want to be around me.
Just got another call with silence on the other end. :| My mom picked it up too, so I know she's here... but I wish I could figure out who keeps calling and hanging up/not saying anything!
I've been thinking of a way to do the mirror box for several years now. It's something to do with seeing eternity... but in order to see in there has to be light inside and I want it so that there's nothing in the box...
Anyway, this music video just got me thinking about that again. Also it's not a half bad song. (Battles is an interesting band)
I saw this shirt for Squirrel Nut Zippers and then looked them up. Their music isn't what I normally listen to, but it's more interesting with the video I think.
Ugh... why does this happen?
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
HUGE relief, assuming it's not horribly expensive
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
"You scared- the living daylight- out of me!"
Monday, September 15, 2008
My illegalest seagull?
Sunday, September 14, 2008
I'm not super into misheard lyrics, and I know this is in German, but that's what I just thought I heard. :P
My dad tried to fix my camera and couldn't. So I'm hoping I can take it to this repair place near the mall. Well, a mall. I'm not really sure which one is "the" mall.
I made the recipe on the Tillamook package and they turned out to just be mini cheese popovers.
Note: I dislike popovers. They're too spongy inside for my tastes...
I ate a bunch of them anyway. :| Probably too many, actually.... I'm starting to feel kinda sick. :S
Not much going on with Nutang at the moment it seems, so I think I'll play Diablo II.
Here's the song I was talking about. (Frau Feat. I-Robots by Boys Noize)
Sunday, September 14, 2008
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