Sunday, August 9, 2009

Katsura: What are you doing here?

Gintoki: Well, I suppose I’m doing something odd, like jogging or taking a walk or something like that.
Katsura: That’s fine then.

Another Gintama quote. :P Hi! I feel kind of like a zombie today. x_X I had a heard time getting to sleep, and then when I did I woke up really late. Head feels a bit numb too. So, I'm feeling kind of weird.

I forgot to say yesterday that there's someone named Isaac who visits our congregation every summer. He came yesterday with his wife, Naomi, to the service. They're apparently from Tokyo. It was cool when they decided to sit behind us, I could hear them speaking in Japanese. I heard things like 'she looks like she's 20 something'. It was funny, I don't think they knew that I was learning the language and understood a little. Isaac had talked to my mom the week before and told her there's about 500 Jews in Tokyo. That's kind of cool! Maybe if I live there, I can find other Jews. ;D I couldn't really talk to them, because as soon as the service ended, they ran out the door. :(

We saw Benjamin Button yesterday. It was better than I thought. It was pretty funny at times. Of course, it was kind of sad at the end of the movie.

Since I was so angry about Syfy dropping Primeval, I watched the first episode they dropped. It was one of best episodes, I think. This time there was a mammoth loose on the highway. Later, they had a future 'predator' that was being manipulated by someone who had sabotaged the company. This predator looked a lot like some of the video game monsters I've seen, probably where they got the idea from. This predator was let loose in the ARC building without Lester's knowledge. (Lester is the guy who looks over the operation of researching the anomolies.) The mammoth rescued him by killing the predator. Eventually the main group was captured by the saboteurs. These people had been secretly rounding up all the prehistoric and future animals they could find. The episode with showing the multitude of animals they collected. It was interesting. :P

I played a new game called Regrowth. It was very creative. It's about a seed that wants to 'regrow' his world and save it. Each seed that he ends up growing does something different. One plant shoots fire, another grows a long vine for him to get to a higher place, etc. Also, you help complete a couple of tasks that make people happy. It's about a 10 minute long game. I ended up using the walkthrough, though. It's on Flash Ninja Clan.

Tomorrow is National S'mores Day. XD I love S'mores! They're so good! Who doesn't like marshmellows and chocolate sandwiched in Graham crackers? Plus, I like roasting the marshmellows until they catch on fire. Some people think I'm crazy when I take it out of the camp fire and it looks like a fireball. I think it's awesome. Plus, I love the char on the outside and when it still has the gooeyness in the middle.


You Speak General American English!
55% General American English

20% Dixie

15% Yankee

10% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern

Really interesting. I think the last time I did that quiz I spoke Dixie, not general. But, it's still up there. (I'm a weird combo being born in Kentucky, growing up in Washington, having New York and New Jersey relatives. I've picked up on the way how everybody talks.)

Your Animal is the Owl
You are brilliant, but you keep your insights to yourself. You tend to be a recluse.
Others are captivated and enchanted by you, but you hardly even notice. You have a powerful presence.

You are passionate and strident. After a while your personality can be a bit overwhelming.
You are quite misunderstood. You are more emotional and mystical than people realizes.

You Were A Jaguar
A shapeshifter that understands the patterns of chaos.
You are powerful and move without fear in dark places.

You Were Born Under The Ambitious Rat
You are quick witted, charming, and bring luck to all who know you.
A bit greedy, you tend to go after what you want - with success.
Clever, you seek out knowledge... and eventually use what you know to your advantage.
You are very loyal, and you treat your real friends like they are family.

You are most compatible with a Dragon or Monkey.

You Are "Dizzy and Giddy"
You're a happy-go-lucky sort of person who's easily distracted.
You can't help it that you're easily inspired. You're very creative.

You follow your passions wherever they lead you, even if they lead you to get lost.
There's so much joy in the world. You can hardly take it all in!

Your Inner Blood Type is Type A
You seem cool and collected, though a bit shy.
You are highly driven and a perfectionist, but that's a side you keep to yourself.
Creative and artistic, you are a very unique person who doesn't quite fit in.
People accept you more than you realize, seeing you as trustworthy and loyal.

You are most compatible with: A and AB

Famous Type A's: Britney Spears and Hilter

You Were Born into the Wood Element
You are compassionate person who values harmony. You are quite generous toward others.
You are able to adapt to almost any situation. You are very independent.

You have to watch out for your temper. Your emotions can get the best of you at times.
You are truly passionate about life. You are always embracing the world and learning from it.

You Are A Walnut Tree
You are strange and full of contrasts... the oddball of your group.
You are unrelenting and you have unlimited ambition.
Not always liked but always admired, you are more infamous than famous.
You are aggressive and spontaneous, and your reactions are often unexpected.
A jealous and passionate person, you are difficult in romantic relationships.

You Are From Saturn
You're steady, organized, and determined to achieve your dreams.
You tend to play it conservative, playing by the rules (at least the practical ones).
You'll likely reach the top. And when you do, you'll be honorable and responsible.
Focus on happiness. Don't let your goals distract you from fun!
Don't be too set in your ways, and you'll be more of a success than you ever dreamed of.

Your Birth Month Says You're Selfless
Tolerant and inspirational, you are wise beyond your years.
You are universally sympathetic and a great humanitarian.

Your soul reflects: Compassion, friendship, and secret love

Your gemstone: Citrine

Your flower: Chrysanthemum

Your colors: Dark blue, red, and yellow

You Are a Mystic
You are an island. You don't need anyone else to make you happy.
And though you see yourself as a loner, people are drawn to you.
Deep and sensitive, you tend to impress others with your insights.
You also tend to be psychic - so listen to that inner voice!

Your strength: Your self sufficiency

Your weakness: You despise authority

Your power color: Maroon

Your power symbol: Hammer

Your power month: July

In 1984, A Car Cost $11450
Ronald Reagan is president of the US

On a Challenger mission, two astronauts become the first humans to fly free of a spacecraft

An Union Carbide insecticide plant in Bhopal, India seeps toxic gas killing over 2,000

Penthouse magazine publishes nude photographs of Miss America Vanessa Williams

The Soviet Union boycotts the Los Angeles Summer Olympics

Richard Stallman starts developing GNU

"Where's the Beef?" commercial campaign for Wendy's airs for the first time

The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to use a computer mouse and GUI interface, is introduced by Apple

Ethiopian famine begins

Mandy Moore and Avril Lavigne are born

Detroit Tigers win the World Series

Los Angeles Raiders win Superbowl XVIII

Edmonton Oilers win the Stanley Cup

Ghost Busters, Beverly Hills Cop, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Gremlins, and The Karate Kid are top grossing films

"When Doves Cry" by Prince and the Revolution spends the most time at the top of US charts

Michael Jackson's hair catches fire during the filming of a Pepsi commercial

The Cosby Show, Punky Brewster, and Who's the Boss? premiere

Your Height Says You're Intuitive
You are a sensitive, emotional, and even shy person.
You are a romantic in the truest sense. You see people as you wish they were.

You tend to be a very perceptive person. You are good at getting to the heart of the matter.
You tend to be quite pensive and reflective. You think everything out carefully.

You are about as tall as the average German woman.


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