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This is great.

6 May

“There’s something fascinating [about] watching and hearing somebody who is obviously useless, but believes for whatever reason that they’re incredible. I find it addictive.”

– Simon Cowell tells Parade.


Two Insults.

6 May

From my favorite Pendergast chronicles:
//Ridder’s eyes glittered like mica. “You’ve disturbed our lunch and agitated our guest. Isn’t there something you ought to say to him before you leave?”
“I don’t believe so.” Pendergast seemed to consider a moment. “Unless, perhaps, it is a quotation from Einstein: ‘The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance.’ I would suggest to Dr. Chauncy that in combination, the two qualities are even more alarming.”//
//”I can see that an insufficient, or perhaps even defective, socialization process has led you to believe that four-letter words add power to language.”//

To make you smile.

6 May

Higher quality available here.

Three years.

6 May

col-PIt has been three years since the beloved Col. P (My grandfather on Mom’s side) passed. Crystal and Drew went to D.C. recently to find apartments for med school (and Georgetown) this fall and stopped by Arlington to pay their respects.

I miss him terribly. He was full of curiosity, dignity, humor, and wit; not to mention plenty of zest for someone with a long military background. 

“How many fingers do I have up? One.” “One you said and…”