1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog along with these instructions.
5. Don't you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
"And Stendhal said: 'All the geniuses who are born women are lost to the public good.' To tell the truth, one is not born a genius; one becomes a genius; and the feminine situation has up to the present rendered this becoming practically impossible.
"The antifeminists obtain from the study of history two contradictory arguments; (1) women have never created anything great; and (2) the situation of woman has never prevented the flowering of great feminine personalities."
-God, my old summary of Jason Webley's cover of "Margarin" is still on top of the Google search for "Jana Vebrova," which I'm sure embarrasses Jason to no end.
[Edit: Yep, he discovered that. So sorry, Jason. But you're totally in LOOOOVE with her, dude, admit it! You gonna have accordion-playing baaaabies.]
-I desperately need more Art Nights. As it is I'll just sneak arting into Game Night at Alex's. The thing is, my attempts at designating art shindigs tends to split off into other, unexpected things, which ain't bad if it leads to, say, painting Kate's boobs into flowers or summat. I'm thinking something like a knitting circle, a time slot to work on individual projects and shoot the shite.
-I need a special occasion for a tattoo.
-I still don't have a place in Portland. Eek.
-Burning Man seems to be gumming up the works, but what a sweet sticky mess it will be, my friends.
-What does "AAAPAP!" mean? That's the sound of Jon graduating! Yay!
-PS: Pirate Concert Footage!