oh look, i’m dawn summers

You scored as Dawn Summers. You”re a typical teenager. Though it seems people don”t care about you, they really do. Heck, they”d give their lives for yours. Things change, you can”t change that, but you can deal, and you will! Spike 79% Dawn Summers 79% Tara Maclay 75% Willow Rosenberg 67% Buffy Summers 63% Xander […]

what a fun month!

maybe because of my ADD and how so little of what i experience gets embedded in my long term memory… or maybe it’s because of my severe handicap picturing stuff in my head (as in, i can’t do this, really. it was only sorta recently that i realized that people weren’t speaking figuratively when they […]

some new stuff

okay, boring blog news. i have now started allowing comments by anyone, but you have to do the stupid human tricks to post. i also added a thing that shows my latest three pics uploaded to flickr. weeeee! Listening to: Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois from the album “Illinoise” by Sufjan Stevens Technorati […]

cognitive dissonence

man, i can relate to this post on cognitive dissonance. first, a definition: Cognitive dissonance is a psychological phenomenon which refers to the discomfort felt at a discrepancy between what you already know or believe, and new information or interpretation. It therefore occurs when there is a need to accommodate new ideas, and it may […]

the original war on christmas

When Christmas Was Banned in Boston Outlawing the celebration of Christmas sounds a little extreme, but it happened. The ban existed as law for only 22 years, but disapproval of Christmas celebration took many more years to change. In fact, it wasn’t until the mid-1800s that celebrating Christmas became fashionable in the Boston region. The […]

trying harder

Adrian’s Blog: Idolatory or depression (biblical counselling #6): As I have said previously though, not every case of depression in a Christian will be caused by faulty theology or dashed expectations. But casting ourselves onto God will be of help in lifting depression for anyone (even if other treatments are needed alongside) i wonder what […]

so, uh…

i’m at starbucks working this evening. i have been here for about an hour and a half so far, and there has been a couple here, apparently breaking up, the entire time. the girl is crying, and the guy is oscillating between being almost on his knees at her chair and sitting back in his. […]

what does it take to feel loved?

a friend posted in her livejournal recently, and mentioned that she “just wants to feel loved”. this got me thinking about what it is that makes us feel loved. are there some things common to all people that make us feel loved? and i mean loved in a “take it with you sense”, not in […]

Google Press Center: Zeitgeist

this is simply fascinating: Google Press Center: Zeitgeist: It turns out that looking at the aggregation of billions of search queries people type into Google reveals something about our curiosity, our thirst for news, and perhaps even our desires. Considering all that has occurred in 2005, we thought it would be interesting to study just […]