it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken
matociquala

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TGIF

Wordcount: 451
Reason for stopping: Will is working his ass off to keep me from getting too close to his kids. I expect he's been reading his biographies again, and is running scared. I need to go read some more and let some word generate.

Orlando: My fair Rosalind, I come within an hour of my promise.

Rosalind: Break an hour’s promise in love! He that will divide a minute into a thousand parts, and break but a part of the thousandth part of a minute in the affairs of love, it may be said of him that Cupid hath clapped him o’the shoulder, but I’ll warrant him heart-whole.

--William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act IV, Scene i


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Remember Chuck Yeager's Flight Simulator? I used to play it on a friend's 8088 with a herc graphics card and a green and black monitor. (grin)

Remember how you could actually take the SR-71 blackbird into orbit? But getting it back down was problematic?

Tarzan Boy came on while I was driving to work this morning, and for some reason what flashed into my head was--

--I bet I could rip the wings off this thing if I tried hard enough....
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