June 5th, 2009

Stewert\Colbert---Conan pwns them

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I'm finished with this semester, hooray! I've been busy lately, going to school, studying, homework, the gym, errands for mom. I went to a really great show yesterday; Video Games Live! Sweet.
By this time next month I'll be in London for a full day! I'm counting down the days! My mother and I are thinking of going on a trip to Israel and Italy in December\January. A week in Israel and about a week or two in Italy. We were originally looking at a cruise but we decided we'd see a lot more on our own as well as with tour groups. There's one tour that goes to the Vatican museums after hours, that would be amazing! That reminds me of a story. Diane (remember her?) went to Italy a few years ago with a Jewish girl group. They were in the Vatican and wanted to go into the Sistine Chapel. Diane text'd a Rabbi and asked if it was a good idea for them to go in. He said no! So they deprived themselves the opportunity. I guess that's their choice, it doesn't hurt me and it only deprives them of beautiful art. Whatever.
This year is full! I have my two 1\2 week trip to the UK. yodallama is also coming to town this summer and I really want to get together with her. I have various shows to go to this autumn; U2, John Williams, Spamalot. I also have that possible Italy\Israel tour going on this winter! Plus school and the fact that I'll be turning 26! It isn't that I'm turning 26 that I don't like, it's the knowledge that I'll only be 4 years away from 30. I am sooo not my age mentally, it'll be interesting when I turn 30 if I progress mentally as slowly as I have been!

On a completely unrelated and unimportant matter, I've been reading a lot of Harry\Cedric. I got in the mood for it for some reason. Oh Robert Pattz, what happened to you? You were such a cutie in GoF!
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I haven't slept yet, I'm debating whether to try and sleep for a few hours or just stay awake.
Weird Al -- with me

NEWS! :D

President Obama visits Buchenwald
The president said he saw — reflected in the Nazi brutality against Jews and the other impounded outcasts — Israel's capacity to empathize with the suffering of others. He said that gave him more hope Israel and the Palestinians can achieve an equitable and lasting peace.
Powerful article

U.S. Judge cancels hearing in Shell-Nigeria trial
BAH! Shell and Exxon are two places I won't get gas.

Paleontologist will get 60 days for dinosaur theft
Idiot. I saw the special on Leonardo, the most preserved dino in the world, it's so fascinating!

Whaling Commission head says Japan must compromise
*SIGH* Whaling news always upsets me.


Last surviving Titanic passenger dies in London at age 97
Aww :(

2,000 year old preserved brain found

Scientists track penguins from space from their poo
this article makes me smile

Some city rats roam far from home
It amuses me that the photo they used is of a fancy russian blue rat :D

Million year old Mammoth found in Serbia

Tasmanian Devil listed as endangered
Er...it's only now being put on the Endangered Species List? *boggles*

Skeleton reveals oldest case of Leprosy
Ooo, ancient medical news! Awesome :)