22 Nov 2013 18:23
R. A Heinlein had it wrong. It isn't the moon that is a harsh mistress; it's music.
19 Nov 2013 21:47
13 Nov 2013 14:48
Throughout history, in many cultures, virgins were sacrificed to the Gods. That means they kept the sluts for themselves. Smart people!
11 Nov 2013 10:18
Was just telling someone on the blue site that the world is not graded. Nature is pass/fail. There is no gradient of survival (nor of pregnancy).
05 Sep 2013 18:04
08 Aug 2013 19:15
I don't even know what this thing is, but it is so cool-looking, I know I need one.
07 Jul 2013 10:41
Last Monday, I was listening to NPR. Talking heads were discussing Serena Williams' upset at Wimbledon. She asked him, "Should we be worried?" I thought, Hell no! It's an effing GAME! You should be worried about global warming!
26 Jun 2013 08:13
WARNING: OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR TO BE
26 Jun 2013 08:03
DOMA and Proposition 8 are both ruled unconstitutional! YAY!!!! Seems pretty astounding, given the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the voting rights issue. Go figure. But, as they say in some circles, "Don't look a gift horse..."
22 Jun 2013 10:02
Things I wish I had Written: "After all, most of us really do have nothing to hide – so why is it that we have everything to fear?" Anna Lekas Miller
14 Jun 2013 09:11
It's interesting how being scared, and being scared that you're scared can quietly morph into comfortable silence and shared space.
11 Jun 2013 07:36
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31 Mar 2013 08:01
31 Mar 2013 07:57
Those of you who know me, know I am almost the antithesis of Christianity, but you also know that I appreciate good music, whatever it's source or inspiration. This song is one of my favorite pieces. I think it fitting that it is performed here by Kings College Choir, an Episcopal church, when it was penned by Charles Wesley, a Methodist.