Friday, August 29, 2008

missing you terribly

"The massive, frustrated energies of a mainly young, disillusioned electorate that has long since abandoned the idea that we all have a duty to vote. This is like being told you have a duty to buy a new car, but you have to choose immediately between a Ford and a Chevy. "
-Fear & Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72, Hunter S Thompson (1937-2005)

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

the quote for the day

Will you shut up? It's a goddamn beautiful day, shut up!

-Edith "Big Edie" Beale

love the one you're with

"The West side of Los Angeles has an even more dire problem: rat hoarding. Specifically by two elderly, never-married twin sisters, animal lovers who, as they grew too old to care for the dogs and larger animals they once took in off the streets, moved on to caring for the rats that appeared on their property. "
-Ransom Riggs,

grown up desert

Haagen-Dazs, Vanilla Swiss Almond

quite the to do list

doesn't pull the (verbal) punch

"Let's just be smart this time. I'm looking for smart."

-Joe Biden

same girl, same goat

Lucille Lynch (Fitzpatrick)
Chicago 1912, 1916 approx

Monday, August 18, 2008

allocation of scarce goods

Lessons in Love, by Way of Economics
by Ben Stein 7/13/08

High-quality bonds consistently yield more return than junk, and so it is with high-quality love. The data from the maven of bond research, W. Braddock Hickman, shows that junk debt outperforms high quality only in rare situations, because of the default risk.

In love, the data is even clearer. Stay with high-quality human beings. And once you find that you are in a junk relationship, sell immediately.

never gets old