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March 20th, 2004

Never Complain, Never Explain

Excellent article yoinked from ceruleanst...

Long Story; Short Pier: Talking About Comics

I can think of no better way to introduce this than Cerulean used, so I'll just echo him:

"First, make like the Lady Montague: never complain, never explain. You’re in this for the hearts and minds, which are impossible to score if you’re always on the defensive. Especially if you’re representing a scrappy little medium that never gets no respect from the major players. Bitching about that lack of respect won’t win you any points; losers bitch, and nobody cares what a loser thinks."

Furries take note.

-The Gneech

It Figures!

You are Kinomoto Sakura
You are kind and generous, often underestimating your own abilities. Though you may not often know it, you have a lot of talent. Relying on your friends is both your strong point and your weakness.

Take the "What Magic Girl are you?" Quiz

Shopping and Other Narcissisms

Well, congratulate me! For the first time since the 1980s, I have bought pants in the NOT "big-and-tall" section of the store. :) Specifically, I have now reduced to the point where I can fit into 44x32 Levi 550's, with approximately the level of snugness that I felt when first wearing 46s.

It may not sound like a big deal, but it is to me: the 46s were three steps down from the 52s I was wearing back in 2000 as it was. :)

I particularly like using jeans as a reduct-ometer, because they don't have any give. When I slacked off on exercise after my back injury, the increasing snugness of the 46s was a good motivator to get me started again. ;) Trading down to 44s just raises the bar another notch.

The daily pushups and crunches and the dietary changes are a major factor here, I suspect. I'm jazzed. :)

Anyway, now it's off to gaming. Catcha later!

-The Gneech

Yay, Spam. :P

Some dickweed is going to every vaguely-political LJ community and posting anti-Iraq-war spam.

I miss invite codes. :P

-The Gneech

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