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Prohibition will work great injury to the cause of temperance. It is a species of intemperance within itself, for it goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.— Abraham Lincoln
Category Archives: for the heck of it
Still working on the site updates; thanks for being patient with me, everyone! Scalzi's doing a thing I thought I might jump in on (and you totally should too, if you want!) — Ten Things I've Done That You (Probably) … Continue reading
Today's Good Find: 21 Historically Significant Photos. I'm pretty sure at least one will make your eyes go big. This one was the first of several that did mine — it's Bruce Lee sparring with Ip Man, in 1955. … Continue reading
I looooooove summertime, and it's finally here! Today I wandered past my mirror, au naturel, and realized how very I-love-summer-y I looked, so I snapped a photo. After snapping it, I realized that it wasn't just stomach-muscles (well, some) and ridiculously … Continue reading
(A: Nothing is truly random. ;) Devoting a post to the ton of small wonderful things I've run across this week! MyFitnessPal: I've been looking for a simple app/site to help me track basic calories-in-calories-out forEVER, it seems — and … Continue reading
Wolfgang Goethe once said, "Colours are light's suffering and joy." Running across this quote made me so happy — and happy's been hard today; just adjustment in circumstances I suspect — because it shows such a brilliant perspective ability, and … Continue reading
Just a fun question that occurred to me today: Out of all the people you know, which handful would you most rather be stranded with if the real, apocalyptic shit were to hit the fan? (Not necessarily zombies — the … Continue reading
I love Lloyd’s blog, which is where I found this link to a(nother!) 60-something genius taking up skateboarding. “Embrace your craziness,” he says. “It’s the most sane part of you.” Um, HELL YES SIR. via HinesSight: Skateboarding.
Do not underestimate my time-travel device. It knows all.