It was so good, so easy to use and so pleasant, that I bought a CD just because it would have been rude not to, like when someone offers you a homemade cookie when you're already full. Go ahead and try it.ps. I bought an album by Jon Brion.
Jen at World Wide Watercooler informs me it's delurking week. So come to this entry and add a comment. Or, like, bad things will happen.Update: "Lurking" is when you read my blog but never comment. "Delurking" is when you stop lurking and reveal yourself.
Fascinating read: "It sort of ended the very short age of innocence in aviation." I'm also amazed by this: "Graham stood trial for murdering his mother, since no criminal statute against sabotaging a commercial plane existed until President Eisenhower signed one into law later that year."
“Almost every American I know does trade large portions of his life for entertainment, hour by weeknight hour, binge by Saturday binge, Facebook check by Facebook check. I’m one of them. In the course of writing this I’ve watched all 13 episodes of House of Cards and who knows how many more West Wing episodes, and I’ve spent any number of blurred hours falling down internet rabbit holes. All instead of reading, or writing, or working, or spending real time with people I love.”
“Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”
You can scroll right easily by holding down the SHIFT key and using your scroll wheel. (Firefox users trying this will end up jumping to old Web pages until a) Firefox releases a fix, b) they change their settings like so.)