August 18th
 Meanwhile King Verence, monarch of Lancre, was making a discovery. Like most people – most people, at any rate, below the age of sixty or so – Verence hadn’t exercised his mind much about what happened to you when you died. Like most people since the dawn of time, he assumed it all somehow worked out all right in the end. And, like most people since the dawn of time, he was now dead. 
— Terry Pratchett (Wyrd Sisters)
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August 17th
 Unlike wizards, who like nothing better than a complicated hierarchy, witches don’t go in much for the structured approach to career progression. It’s up to each individual witch to take on a girl to hand the area over to when she dies. Witches are not by nature gregarious, at least with other witches, and they certainly don’t have leaders. Granny Weatherwax was the most highly-regarded of the leaders they didn’t have. 
— Terry Pratchett (Wyrd Sisters)
20140817 @ 1800
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 On nights such as this, witches are abroad. Well, not actually abroad. They don’t like the food and you can’t trust the water and the shamans always hog the deckchairs. But there was a full moon breasting the ragged clouds and the rushing air was full of whispers and the very broad hint of magic. 
— Terry Pratchett (Wyrd Sisters)
20140817 @ 1200
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 On nights such as this, evil deeds are done. And good deeds, of course. But mostly evil, on the whole. 
— Terry Pratchett (Wyrd Sisters)
20140817 @ 0600
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August 16th
 On nights such as these the gods, as has already been pointed out, play games other than chess with the fates of mortals and the thrones of kings. It is important to remember that they always cheat, right up to the end … 
— Terry Pratchett (Wyrd Sisters)
20140816 @ 1800
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If I make a horrible typo, it is the touch screen

I mean, I love my tablet, but shit I make so many typos on the touchscreen.

And I do have a keyboard for it, that I never use, ‘cuz it is bigger than the tablet. 

I just want a keyboard and stand to magically appear in midair when I want to type something.  Is that too much to ask?

20140816 @ 1219
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 The storm was really giving it everything it had. This was its big chance. It had spent years hanging around the provinces, putting in some useful work as a squall, building up experience, making contacts, occasionally leaping out on unsuspecting shepherds or blasting quite small oak trees. Now an opening in the weather had given it an opportunity to strut its hour, and it was building up its role in the hope of being spotted by one of the big climates. 
— Terry Pratchett (Wyrd Sisters)
20140816 @ 1200
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titshemsworth:

pachurz:

partyintheusanus:

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A SHAVED RABBIT

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Put a hat on it and ask it to bust myths.

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Knowing that there are other people out there who think like me is priceless.

(Source: sorryr, via yarnzipangirl)

20140816 @ 1042
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jabberwockypie:

amy-vic:

nookienostradamus:

Ugh PMS. All I want to do is sleep and eat chocolate and murder people.

If by “chocolate” you mean “all the carbs in the house”, then yes, I agree.

I tend to go back and forth, honestly. There really are only two food options for me with PMS: Chocolate or ALL THE CARBS.

I get red meet cravings too. Rare. Maybe that isn’t PMS, come to think of it…

20140816 @ 1032
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jabberwockypie:

j0ye:

j0ye:

i like having my own apartment bc it means when my family comes to visit i can just say “you’re under my roof” and they can’t protest shit

update my dad is grounded

Stuff gets weird when you split expenses with a parent but you actually pay slightly more toward rent/bills/etc.  WHOSE ROOF IS IT THEN?

And what if you are in like the first floor of a big apartment building? Then you are under the ceiling, but the ownership of the roof is much more complicated.

20140816 @ 1013
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 In fact no gods anywhere play chess. They haven’t got the imagination. Gods prefer simple, vicious games, where you Do Not Achieve Transcendence but Go Straight To Oblivion; a key to the understanding of all religion is that a god’s idea of amusement is Snakes and Ladders with greased rungs. 
— Terry Pratchett (Wyrd Sisters)
20140816 @ 0600
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August 15th

Discworld fans in the US, have you seen the “more pork” Papa John’s commercial?

One of us always asks, “But is it Ankh-Morpork?” Then we crack up.

20140815 @ 1924
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 Exactly why this should be may never be known. Possibly the Creator of the universe got bored with all the usual business of axial inclination, albedos and rotational velocities, and decided to have a bit of fun for once. 
— Terry Pratchett (Wyrd Sisters)
20140815 @ 1800
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The kids were very nappy after our hike on Tuesday.  I got a lot of dirty looks while taking their pictures. ;-)

20140815 @ 1507
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These are from Tuesday’s hike.  The desert is so frickin’ green!  There is grass growing everywhere.

Also, we found some good New Mexico recycling.  Tires as fences.  There are several of the big metal tanks around where we hike.  I have no idea what they are for.

It was a gorgeous day to be out and we found a new loop to hike.

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