November 23rd, 2005

Neko (lofulah)

Barenaked on a stick

Barenaked Ladies are offering their songs on a USB 2.0 flash drive.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000CECR4Q/102-1209422-0368905?v=glance&n=541966&n=507846&s=pc&v=glance

via fbartho.

It's not bad at all, actually, considering how the same number of songs would go for about the same price on iTunes, as one person noted in a customer review...
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Neko (lofulah)

'cause it was mentioned on youngwizards

I will meet the cruel and the cowardly today, liars and the envious, the uncaring and unknowing: they will be all around. But their numbers and their carelessness do not mean I have to be like them. For my own part, I know my job; my commission comes from Those Who Are. My paw raised is Their paw on the neck of the Serpent, now and always. I shall walk through Their worlds as do the Powers that Be, seeing and knowing with Them and for Them, tending Their worlds as if they were mine: for so indeed they are. Silently shall I strive to go my way, as They do, doing my work unseen; the light needs no reminding by me of good deeds done by night. And in this long progress through all that is, though I will know doubt and fear in the strange places where I must walk, I will put these both aside, as the Oath requires, and hold myself to my work ... for if They and I together cannot mend what is marred, who can—? And having done my work aright, though I may know weariness at day's end, come awakening I shall rise up and say again, with Them, as if surprised, "behold, the world is made new ... !"

As well as,
I will meet the terminally clueless today, idiots, and those with hairballs for brains, and those whose ears need a good shredding before you can even get their attention. I do not have to be like them, even though I would dearly love to hit them hard enough to make the empty places in their heads echo ...

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Edit: These are the meditations, and the mocking-meditation version, via the feline wizard series, by Diane Duane. May she write more.