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Thought provoking quotes...

OK, so I collected quite a few of some of my favorite quotes over the past year, and I'd like to share them now. Here goes:

But what am I?
An infant crying in the night:
An infant crying for thr light:
And with no language but a cry.
--Alfred Lord Tennyson

And their sun does never shine,
And their fields are bleak and bare,
And their ways are filled with thorns:
It is eternal winter there.
--William Blake

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Cruelty, very far from being a vice, is the first sentiment Nature injects into us all. Absurd then to maintain cruelty is a consequence of depravity... Cruelty is simply the energy in a man civilization has not yet altogether corrupted: therfore it is a virtue, not a vice.
--Marquis de Sade

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
--Rainer Maria Rilke

Hush! My dear, lie still and slumber.
Holy angels guard thy bed!
Heavenly blessings without number
Gently falling on thy head.
--Isaac Watts

In a d…

Poetry by Marilyn Monroe

I could have loved you once
and even said it
But you went away,
When you came back it was too late
And love was a forgotten word.

O, Time
Be Kind
Help this weary being
To forget what is sad to remember
Loose my loneliness,
Ease my mind,
While you eat my flesh.


I left my home of green rough wood,
A blue velvet couch.
I dream till now
A shiny dark bush
Just left of the door.
Down the walk
Clickity clack
As my doll in her carriage
Went over the cracks-
"We'll go far away."


Don't cry my doll
Don't cry
I hold you and rock you to sleep
Hush hush
I'm pretending now
I'm not your mother who died.


Help help
Help I feel life coming closer
When all I want to do is die.

From time to time
I make it rhyme
but don't hold that kind
of thing
Oh well, what the hell,
so it won't sell.
What I want to tell-
is what's on my mind:
'taint Dishes,

Numerology and my Name

Got this report on my name off 

The name Sheri Lea Pond is dominated by the numbers 9, 8 and 1.

Dominant Impression Number: 9

Sheri Lea Pond reflects idealism, the good of mankind. Sheri Lea Pond is the humanitarian with the power to make things happen and the integrity to stay the course. A mover and a shaker, without a selfish bone in its body; the name Sheri Lea Pond attracts respect, support, and devoted fans. It seems even that the Universe tends to support what the name Sheri Lea Pond represents. Speaks to people of all walks of life. Tolerant and broad-minded.

This name pursues goals other than money and power. It seeks justice. It wants to feed the hungry and heal the sick. And yet, the resources it needs to do the job seem to always magically appear.

Most positive characteristics: Integrity, love for all, charisma. Encourages the best in people.

Most negative characteristics: Naive, seeks fame, vulnerable to criticism, not a good judge of character.

Vowel Vibration Number…


Congratulations, Sheri!
Your IQ score is 113 

This number is based on a scientific formula that compares how many questions you answered correctly on the Classic IQ Test relative to others. 

Your Intellectual Type is Word Warrior. This means you have exceptional verbal skills. You can easily make sense of complex issues and take an unusually creative approach to solving problems. Your strengths also make you a visionary. Even without trying you're able to come up with lots of new and creative ideas. And that's just a small part of what we know about you from your test results.

My reading from

Your Sun Sign: Capricorn Element: Earth
Key Planet: Saturn
The sure-footed Mountain Goat can climb to higher altitudes than any other mammal. And you sure-footed Capricorns are also well-suited for climbing. You set high goals for yourself and then you overcome whatever obstacles may appear between you and the top of your personal mountain. As you climb the ladder of success, your ambition pushes you forward. Status can be important to you and often, at the top of your game, you gain personal satisfaction by knowing that others respect you for what you have accomplished.
Motto: "If opportunity doesn't knock, then build a door."
Greatest Strength: Your ability to overcome obstacles
Possible Weakness: Too much work and not enough play What's a Moon Sign? Your Moon Sign: Taurus Solid and steady, you tend to prefer a regular routine of ease and security to a life of surprises and sudden change. Traditional astrology calls the Moon "exalted" in Taurus because of t…

A Clockwork Orange (my fave quotes)

“We study the problem. We’ve been studying it for damn well near a century, yes, but we get no further with our studies. You’ve got a good home here, good loving parents. You’ve got not too bad of a brain! Is it some devil that crawls inside of you?” 

"Then I looked at its top sheet, and there was the name -A CLOCKWORK ORANGE- and I said: 'That's a fair gloopy title. Who ever heard of a clockwork orange?'" 

“Choice. The boy has no real choice, has he? Self-interest, the fear of physical pain drove him to that grotesque act of self-abasement. Its insincerity was clearly to be seen. He ceases to be a wrongdoer. He ceases also to be a creature capable of moral choice.” 

A lot of idiots you are, selling your own birthright for a saucer of cold porridge! The thrill of theft! Of violence! The urge to live easy! Well, I ask you what is it worth when we have undeniable truth, yes, incontrovertible evidence that Hell exists." 

"Excellent. He's enterprising, aggr…

Hello Kitty Is a Whore!

Hello Kitty Meow-Berry Pop-Tarts Monday, July 17th, 2006Hello Kitty is a whore!
Seriously, who would allow themselves to have their likeness on every possible conceivable product.
Some of you might say, “Hello Kitty doesn’t have a mouth, so she can’t say yes or no to what products she wants to endorse.”
My answer to that would be, “Well, Hello Kitty has a head, which she can use to nod for, “Yes, I really like the idea of a Hello Kitty sleeping bag,” or she can shake her in disagreement for, “No, I don’t want my face on a bowl of Hello Kitty dried ramen.”
Or if Hello Kitty REALLY didn’t want to have her likeness on something, she could throw her many bows at her agent or manager, which would instantly let that person know that, “NO! I don’t want my face to be on a Hello Kitty vibrator.”
But just like Kate Moss with cocaine, she just can’t say no, and that’s why I think Hello Kitty is a whore. Hello Kitty is like Martha Stewart, who has hundreds of products with her name on it. However, He…

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Musical Scavenger Hunt

I did these Musical Scavenger Hunts for swaps I was hosting in my mix CD swapping group and over @ Swap-Bot, and thought they made kinda good surveys, too, so here goes the latest one:
A track that is about sending or receiving mail, letters, postcards etc.
Living in Your Letters by Dashboard Confessional

A track with feminist lyrics.
Sugar by Bikini Kill

A track by an artist who wears glasses.
Say It Ain't So by Weezer

A track with the name of a piece of furniture in the title.
Sofa Or A Chair by Vague-Leys

A track by an artist who has had a musical career of over 20 years.
No Way by Sonic Youth (30 years and still goin’ strong!)

A track by an artist that you have met.
It's Over Now by Neve

A track which is about alcohol.
Alcohol by Nirvana

A track that starts with the letter 'Z'

Zero Chance by Soundgarden

A track that is 10 minutes long or more.
That's All I Ask medley with Kangaroo; Urban Art Bar 12.1.94 by Jeff Buckley

A track that you have never ever listened to before (try look…

HoW DoTH ThE LiTtLe CrOCoDilE...


Random Lyrics

All the promises we make, from the cradle to the grave, when all I want is you...  --U2

It comes down to this, your kiss, your fist, the extent of my sin.  --Nine Inch Nails

Standing on the stairs, cold,cold morning...  --Nirvana

Hand out lobotomies, to save little families, surrealistic fantasy, bland, boring, plain...  --Nirvana

They make their livings off of arts n' crafts, the kind with seashells, driftwood and burlap...  --Nirvana

You can cough on me again, even if you have a cold still...  --Nirvana

I am the one you want, can't look you in the eyes...  --Hole

I had me a vision, there wasn't any television...  --Pixies

Some people say that the Navajo know, a way of walking quite high above the ground.  --Pixies

I'm with everyone and yet not.  --Bush

In the middle of a world on a fish hook, you're the wave, you're the wave, you're the wave...  --Bush

Ever wonder if it's all for you?  --Red Hot Chili Peppers

I got my spine, I got my Orange Crush.  --R.E.M.

If I k…

R.E.M. - Losing My Religion (Video)




ALICE- Cocteau Twins / Wonderland montage

This is such a gorgeous song.  I love how it captures the wonder & the dark, yet beautiful and divine complexity of imagination and stirs the emotions.  I'm not sure if this song was written with "Alice In Wonderland" in mind per se, but it sure has become a representation of how we now perceive the character of Alice from Lewis Carroll's beloved story books.    I don't even really know what she is singing in the lyrics (suppose I should look them up?  lol) except for the name "Alice", but I choose to feel the song more than anything.  It literally gives me chills and brings me to a state of elation (one of the many benefits of being bipolar, haha).

OK, I looked up the lyrics and they are rather nonsensical.  But really, it's not the lyrics which make this song so powerful, but like I said, the feelings you will undergo just hearing it.  There are several videos made for this song (the most famous being from "The Lovely Bones"), but …
Astrology is not just a subject; it's an activity. Consequently, you don't study it - you do it.

Astrology is an activity based on the principle of Unus Mundus - the Universe as Unity. Everything - from atom to galaxy - is rooted in the same universal and all-pervasive reality. And this reality reveals itself in the purposeful, ordered and meaningful processes of nature, as well as in the deepest recesses of the human mind and spirit. 'As above - so below'. Anything happening in one part of the system gets mirrored in a self-similar way everywhere else.

Quantum Physics tells us that the very act of observing something changes it. And the Butterfly Effect of Chaos Theory shows how even the tiniest flap of a wing can eventually produce a hurricane. Upon examining my own life, I can see how the slightest shifts of direction have led me down some very divergent paths and presented me with infinitely strange and beautiful experiences. But the most satisfying and successf…