Personal Factoid 006: The Primacy of Chocolate
In the spectrum of desserts from least to most desirable, chocolate dominates the most desirable end. In fact, the ideal desserts consist of chocolate combined with other varieties of chocolate. I am fully aware that this makes me a chocolate elitist. Here a few caveats to keep in mind if you insist on pairing chocolate with something other than chocolate: Strawberries, cherries, and...
Interesting crazy facts
yum9me: Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled ’ Gentlemen Only..Ladies Forbidden’..and thus the word GOLF entered into the English Language. The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fred and Wilma Flintstone. Everyday more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury. Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better. ...
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Movies Seen on My Last Trip
Bangkok Dangerous - For an assassin-at-the-end-of-his-career movie, I preferred The Professional. Eagle Eye - It was a fine thrill ride as long as I did not consider too deeply the impossibility of the scenario. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor - I had high hopes to re-experience that sense of awesome wonder I had enjoyed with the first two Mummy movies. I was disappointed; this...
Books Read on My Last Trip
The Navigator by Clive Cussler - The Cussler formula repeats: hero with diverse masteries, check; witty sidekick, check, curvaceous yet capable love interest, check; megalomaniac bent on world domination, check; historical mystery that ensnares all the above, check. Enjoyable, but definitely insubstantial fare. For a Few Demons More by Kim Harrison - Continuing the saga of witch Rachel Morgan as...