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Asteriktos said:
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As I lay on my couch a moment ago, open book sprawling across my face as I inhaled the old-book-smell goodness, I wished that they would come out with a spray with that scent. For my room to smell like a library filled with old books... what a glorious day that would be!
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Books, you say?

How about this for book store?

 

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LizaSymonenko said:
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That person said:
So one of my uncle's places in Kentucky is awesome. He got the old lot in the middle of Breathitt County where the shack he grew up in was and built a seriously nice house there. Big with classy columns and stuff with mostly trailers around it. But his back yard is like redneck paradise. Bud Light cans used as shooting targets, a huge shed of weapons, ammo, and non-alcoholic targets, lots of old lawncare and gardening equipment, cinder blocks with no discernable purpose, the works. And it's all lurking just behind this really classy house. It's great.
I remember going to Elizabeth Town, KY one of Te most gorgeous places I've been.
If it has "Elizabeth" in it's name, it has to be a cool place!  (...totally unbiased opinion coming from an Elizabeth)  ;D
:)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabethtown,_Kentucky
 

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I like how 2 years ago, most America said Mormons weren't Christian, now they think they are (because Romney), WTF? lol
 

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celticfan1888 said:
I like how 2 years ago, most America said Mormons weren't Christian, now they think they are (because Romney), WTF? lol
 

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I think I'm going to bed. If anyone needs me give me a call :)
 

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Soo yeah, i went to my first LCMS service today, and oh boy was I shocked. Just, it seems so, irreverent and casual. and heck, there was even a baptism, and even that seems the same say. the pastor was in shorts, which seems so off and un, unpastoral to me.

However, I am glad I went. It has turned me off becoming Lutheran 100%, and I shall now resume my journey in becoming Orthodox.
 

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TheMathematician said:
Soo yeah, i went to my first LCMS service today, and oh boy was I shocked. Just, it seems so, irreverent and casual. and heck, there was even a baptism, and even that seems the same say. the pastor was in shorts, which seems so off and un, unpastoral to me.

However, I am glad I went. It has turned me off becoming Lutheran 100%, and I shall now resume my journey in becoming Orthodox.
You mean their theology wasn't enough to turn you off?
 

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Did any of y'all take a parent-free trip with friends during spring break at some point in your adolescence?
 

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//^Not I//

//2 1/2 hours till my fantasy football draft//

//Drinking Diet Root Beer//
 

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Ohohoho--
So, shall we start?

There was once upon a time in another place
An evil kingdom who no person dared to face
And the ruler was a girl so mean
A tiny little princess of only age fourteen!

So many furnitures littered her abode
Her loyal servant who's likeness surely showed
Josephine was what her horse was named
All the riches of the world is what she had claimed.

If you're short on money that's no fearful thing
Just take it from those who you dangle on a string
To those who feel that they want to bring me down
You'll just tidy up my gown.
Now, bow to me!

Evil flowers
Steadily bloom
With an array of colorful doom
But the weeds who feel that they want to stay
They'll just die and feed me the same anyway.

The princess held a love for a man
Of blue who wasn't very much her fan
But instead he chose his neighbor's girl
Of green who's eyes shone like a pearl.

The princess knew this and was filled with rage
She called the minister locked in her cage
And said in a soft voice to not be heard
"Make sure the green country is badly stirred."

Houses of the people were burned to the ground
So many voices would no longer make a sound
The people who had suffered so much pain
Didn't get pity from the one who'd slain.
"Oh, it's tea time."

Evil flowers
Steadily bloom
With an array of bloodied doom
Even though the flower is so very refined
The thorns had driven it's garden to decline.

To defeat the princess was no easy task
But the people could no longer wear their mask
Like a flock of birds they were led by
A red lady mercenary into the night.

All the anger that had built up over the years
Now consumed them without any fears
But the army was battered from the green war
Their attacks were not much of a chore.

Once they fell the countrymen surrounded the court
The servants ran away as time was short
Little woman princess would not pose a fight
And she was finally captured in the night
"You're such a disrespectful man!"

Evil flowers
Steadily bloom
With an array of fiery doom
How the paradise that she made for herself
Put this broken doll right back on the wooden shelf.

There was once upon a time in another place
An evil kingdom who no person dared to face
And the ruler was a girl so mean
A tiny little princess of only age fourteen.

She was to be punished at three o' clock
When the church bells resounded a tock
The person who was once royalty
Was bored in jail with no loyalty.

At the time that eventually came
The church bells to her sounded rather lame
Without looking to faces of the crowd
Said she with eyes in a shroud
"Oh, it's tea time."

Evil flowers
Steadily bloom
With an array of colorful doom
Now the people speak of her without a second thought
That daughter of evil had received what she sought.

 

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Achronos said:
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Pray for us on the Gulf Coast!
All the more reason to move quickly to Wyoming. And I can visit ha!
Haha mayhaps, though I hear there they have issues GETTING water. I hear Colorado has that issue too. lol.

vamrat said:
Both o' y'all need to move to Nebraska. 
Wyoming would be smack in the middle of you two. lol

In which part of Nebraska art thou?
 

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celticfan1888 said:
Achronos said:
celticfan1888 said:
Pray for us on the Gulf Coast!
All the more reason to move quickly to Wyoming. And I can visit ha!
Haha mayhaps, though I hear there they have issues GETTING water. I hear Colorado has that issue too. lol.

vamrat said:
Both o' y'all need to move to Nebraska. 
Wyoming would be smack in the middle of you two. lol

In which part of Nebraska art thou?
Omaha - far eastern bit.  Basically you can think of Iowa, Nebraska, and Wyoming as the human centipede from that awful film.  Omaha is the mouth of the #2 and Council Bluffs is Iowa's bum.
 

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vamrat said:
celticfan1888 said:
Achronos said:
celticfan1888 said:
Pray for us on the Gulf Coast!
All the more reason to move quickly to Wyoming. And I can visit ha!
Haha mayhaps, though I hear there they have issues GETTING water. I hear Colorado has that issue too. lol.

vamrat said:
Both o' y'all need to move to Nebraska. 
Wyoming would be smack in the middle of you two. lol

In which part of Nebraska art thou?
Omaha - far eastern bit.  Basically you can think of Iowa, Nebraska, and Wyoming as the human centipede from that awful film.  Omaha is the mouth of the #2 and Council Bluffs is Iowa's bum.
Oh my, that side of Nebraska. ;)

I may actually be heading to Des Moines in a few months, we should meet up (if the drive isn't too far).
 

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celticfan1888 said:
vamrat said:
celticfan1888 said:
Achronos said:
celticfan1888 said:
Pray for us on the Gulf Coast!
All the more reason to move quickly to Wyoming. And I can visit ha!
Haha mayhaps, though I hear there they have issues GETTING water. I hear Colorado has that issue too. lol.

vamrat said:
Both o' y'all need to move to Nebraska. 
Wyoming would be smack in the middle of you two. lol

In which part of Nebraska art thou?
Omaha - far eastern bit.  Basically you can think of Iowa, Nebraska, and Wyoming as the human centipede from that awful film.  Omaha is the mouth of the #2 and Council Bluffs is Iowa's bum.
Oh my, that side of Nebraska. ;)

I may actually be heading to Des Moines in a few months, we should meet up (if the drive isn't too far).
Des Moines is a couple hours but hit me up on FB or PM and let me know when.  We'll figure something out!
 

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celticfan1888 said:
vamrat said:
celticfan1888 said:
Achronos said:
celticfan1888 said:
Pray for us on the Gulf Coast!
All the more reason to move quickly to Wyoming. And I can visit ha!
Haha mayhaps, though I hear there they have issues GETTING water. I hear Colorado has that issue too. lol.

vamrat said:
Both o' y'all need to move to Nebraska. 
Wyoming would be smack in the middle of you two. lol

In which part of Nebraska art thou?
Omaha - far eastern bit.  Basically you can think of Iowa, Nebraska, and Wyoming as the human centipede from that awful film.  Omaha is the mouth of the #2 and Council Bluffs is Iowa's bum.
Oh my, that side of Nebraska. ;)

I may actually be heading to Des Moines in a few months, we should meet up (if the drive isn't too far).
Whoa wait, when is that? I'll be in Iowa from Oct 4th-8th.
 

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vamrat said:
Des Moines is a couple hours but hit me up on FB or PM and let me know when.  We'll figure something out!
Will do.

Achronos said:
Whoa wait, when is that? I'll be in Iowa from Oct 4th-8th.
Either the first or second weekend of October, I'll let you know. There will be a convention for a certain beloved cartoon ponies.
 

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In the Tone of Shane:

Whether I am smoking or not, I am always dying for a cigarette.
 

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Observed in Barnes and Noble today:

- They rearranged the books. Again.
- Thousands of books in Christian section, yet only one book (that I saw) by an Orthodox author, The Orthodox Church by Met. Kallistos
- No philokalia like I was hoping for (I've seen it there before)
- Lots of CS Lewis, some Chesterton, some Aquinas, some St. Augustine
- Surprised to find a copy of the Conferences of St. John Cassian there. Unfortuntately it was incomplete
- Lots from those authors you'd expect (Osteen, Ehrman, etc.)
- I saw a book that claims to teach you how to read Greek in 30 minutes a day
- The Philosophy section seems to have been cut in half (though they seem to have cut most sections and filled the space with toys and games)
- I came away empty. Sadness nearly overtook me...
 

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PeterTheAleut said:
I'm going to see tonight if the moon really is blue.
Everyone I told about the moon thought it was gonna be literally blue.
 

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William said:
PeterTheAleut said:
I'm going to see tonight if the moon really is blue.
Everyone I told about the moon thought it was gonna be literally blue.
If was probably never meant figuratively.

And literal blue moons do occur. I've seen them.
 

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orthonorm said:
William said:
PeterTheAleut said:
I'm going to see tonight if the moon really is blue.
Everyone I told about the moon thought it was gonna be literally blue.
If was probably never meant figuratively.

And literal blue moons do occur. I've seen them.
That sounds pretty cool. When was it?

And the moon tonight was beautiful. Shame there's so much cloud cover here.
 
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