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8:39 - 01-05-06
Civil War
I borrowed a cd from the library, The Civil War. It's a soundtrack from a PBS documentary series aired originally in the 90's. I got it primarily for the old folk music, which I collect, but also specifically for the song "Battle Cry of Freedom", which is so beautifully played on this album.

Here are the lyrics:

The Battle Cry of Freedom

Oh, we'll rally 'round the flag, boys,
we'll rally once a-gain, Shout-ing the battle cry of freedom.
We will fally from the hill-side, we'll gather from the plain,
Shout-ing the battle cry of freedom.

The Union forever, hurrah, boys, hurrah!
Down with the traitor, up with the star.
While we rally 'round the flag, boys, rally once again,
Shouting the battle cry of freedom.

We are springing to the call of our brothers gone before,
Shouting the battle cry of freedom.
And we'll fill the vacant ranks with a million freemen more,
Shouting the battle cry of freedom.

The Union forever, hurrah, boys, hurrah!
Down with the traitor, up with the star.
While we rally 'round the flag, boys, rally once again,
Shouting the battle cry of freedom.

We will welcome to our numbers the loyal, true and brave,
Shouting the bat-tle cry of freedom.
And although they may be poor not a man shall be a slave,
Shouting the battle cry of freedom.

The Union forever, hurrah, boys, hurrah!
Down with the traitor, up with the star.
While we rally 'round the flag, boys, rally once again,
Shout-ing the battle cry of freedom.

So we're spring-ing to the call from the East and from the West,
Shouting the battle cry of freedom.
And we'll hurl the Rebel crew from the land we love the best,
Shouting the battle cry of freedom.

The song reminds me of all the other great war rally sons of the day, like "Battle Hymn of the Republic", and "The Minstrel Boy". I would also mention "Scots Wae Hae", which used to me Scotland's anthem, in the hearts of many Scots, it still is.

Anyways, in the jacket of the Civil War soundtrack were some quotes from the era about the war. I feel they are as relevant today as they were then.


"At what point shall we expect the approach of danger? By what means shall we fortify against it? Shall we expect seme transatlantic military giant, to step the Ocean, and crush us at a blow? Never! All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth... could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years.... If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide."
Abraham Lincoln

"We have shared the incommunicable experience of war. We have felt, we still feel, the passion of life to its top, ...In our youths, our hearts were touched with fire."
Oliver Wendell Holmes

"I can anticipate no greater calamity for the country than the dissolution of the Union. It would be an accumulation of all the evils we complain of, and I am willing to sacrifice everything but honor for its preservation."
Robert E. Lee

"Sunday a soldier of Company A died and was buried. Everything went on as if nothing had happened, for death is so common that little sentiment is wasted. It is not tike death at home."
Elisha Hunt Rhodes


"The dead of the battle-field come up to us very rarely, even in dreams. We see the list in the morning paper at breakfast, but dismiss its recollection with the coffee. Mr. Mathew Brady has done something to bring us the terrible reality and earnestness of the war. If he has not
brought bodies and laid them in our door-yards and along our streets, he has done something very like it. "
The New York Times


"Dear Henry, I feel more lonely and sad than I have been in some time.... Oh! that I knew what the termination of this awful conflict would he. Henry, I want to see you, but don't you come. Join for the War if 'tis forty years. If you get killed, 'tis the most honorable death. If you escape I will rejoice. I love thee still."
Mollie Vanderberg


8:18 - 01-05-06
The ugliness of love's obsession.
Jay/Eric is freaking out over Susie, and she finally let him have it. It's about fucking time, I was about to freak out on him too.
But this won't be about that, no, I'm more worried about Clayton. I think I'm getting a lil obsessed (not that he seems to mind), I keep picking up the phone to see if there's a message. He calls at irregular times, so I'm not sure if I should be online or not. I'm not crazy crazy yet, it's still just the first ...OMG!

Our 1 month anniversary is in 6 days!!!

Holy shit time flies!

let's see the 11th is a Wednesday, maybe we can get together later that night, if miss snowy winter will keep the roads clear. I could make him my chicken. I'll need more cornflour though.

Ooo! I'm so excited! I just can't hide it! I'm a-I'm a-I'm about to lose control, and I think I like it!


6:41 - 01-03-06
Guestbooks and Domains
I'm tired.

I got a Guestbook again! YAY ME!

Yay for you too, now everyone can leave me messages! But it automatically blocks swearing, I can't do anything about that.
You're welcome to add images if you want, like porn for instance. Porn is always welcome.

I should finish doing laundry today, it'll be a miracle if it makes into the washer. Last night I threw all my clothes on the floor, saw my scanner on the shelf, then began playing with that all night.

I scanned some neat shit for the website. If the fuckers at Diland ever email me the info on how to use the bloody thing I paid $50 for!!!

grrr...


12:52 - 01-02-06
Very Bad Jokes
I found some jokes while taking a survey...

I should find this offensive, but I can't! HA HA!

Q: What do you call a gay guy with diarhea?
A: A juicy fruit!

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Q: Why is Dracula so unpopular?
A: Because he's a pain in the neck!

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A: What do you call two banana peels?
Q: Slippers!!

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Q: What's green, fuzzy, and if it fell out of a tree would kill you?
A: A pool table!!

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Panda walks into a bar. He eats. Takes A gun out and shoots out all the glasses. Then leaves. Bartender didn't even flinch. So the other patrons asked what that was all about. Bartender opens a dictionary and points to a listing: Panda, Eats chutes and leaves.

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This ones so offensive, but still funny-

An elephant robs a bank. When the police got there they ask the teller to give a description of the elephant.
"It was an elephant, you know, big, a trunk, and grey."
The police asked, "Was it an Indian elephant or an African elephant?"
The teller replied, "I don't know. It had a stocking over its head."

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Knock knock!
Who's there?
Disease!
Disease who?
Disease pants make my ass look big?


11:47 - 01-01-06
Love Test
LoveTest Results for: Andrew & Clayton

LoveTest Questionnaire Analysis:

Clayton is the right partner for you! There are always ups and downs in every relationship. Although you think you know a lot about your partner already, you might want to spend some more quality time together. Love, trust, understanding, affection, honesty, tolerance and loyalty are very important factors for a successful relationship. Think about what's still missing in your relationship and how you could improve it.

Numerology Analysis:

Andrew is 43 percent compatible with Clayton
Clayton is 32 percent compatible with Andrew

Take the Love Test!



10:58 - 01-01-06
2006
Yes, we have finally arrived
here at the begining of time
six is the number of progress
love will find us all
we shall march into the light
ever forward ever strong

This is our moment
the challenge is over
no more struggles
no more death
everything we have now
is what we will bring
into this new and beautiful world

2005
no longer has it's death grip
on our souls
we are stronger
without our heavy burdens

Loved ones pass on
into the divine beauty light
we too shall follow
in another form

Welcome to this New Year!

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