Comments for Coloring the Void "To work and create 'for nothing,' to sculpture in clay, to know that one's creation has no future, to see one's work destroyed in a day‚Ķ this is the difficult wisdom that absurd thought sanctions. Performing these two tasks simultaneously, negating on the one hand and magnifying on the other, is the way open to the absurd creator. He must give the void its colors." Camus, from "Ephemeral Creation" in The Myth of Sisyphus Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:30:00 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on back for more whining… by Kmeelyon Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:30:00 +0000 09.29.2004 2:52 pm

I just was starting to feel a bit sad that nobody had written back to say, “Yes! Yes, Beth! We missed you!”

Cuz you know we all did.

Comment on Bush doctrine working? by freddie poo Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:29:00 +0000 08.02.2004 4:55 pm

Dear young girl: you would do well to ignore that babble from the psychologist…a violent person has some sorrt of genetic, hormonal or nurturing issues. A terrorist is more nearly like a cultist, and what he does he does for a cause he believes in…the doctor would do well to recognize that she ought not talk about something she know little or nothing about and apply to that are her work that is concerned with another type of disorder…in short: she is full of shit!

Comment on a thought… by Dad Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:27:00 +0000 05.06.2004 8:39 pm

>>Jasmine’s flower was back in her hair. (My dad must have said something to her.) < < Why how did you guess? We went down the street to Mom’s house and told her, “Jasmine needs plumeria!” And see what happened? Didn’t you ever want to be a person of influence? Power?

Comment on a thought… by Kmeelyon Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:25:00 +0000 05.05.2004 11:14 pm

I watched Idol on Tivo, so it wasn’t until about 9:00 when I tried to vote. Forgot though that I was only competing against other La Toya voters. So it’s good news I couldn’t get through. I really think Paula is going to end up at Promises soon. Otherwise, I agree Mark. Diana’s songs were too ambitious for her and they plowed over her. I wouldn’t mind catching her in another 5-10 years though. I also noticed that Fantasia mangled some of her lyrics, but she plays it off well. I can barely wait until it’s just three people…so long as it’s the right three.

Comment on a thought… by MARK Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:23:00 +0000 05.05.2004 4:50

I did have to wipe away the moistness last night- Was amazed that LaToya could figure out where she was in that butchered up Don’t Rain on my Parade. The same for Fantasia with What are you doing the rest of your life? But they only have a certain amount of time to sing. Hmph!

Was totally underwhelmed by Diana- I thought she was off key and out of her league. Jasmine is gone- she was just awful. George is a cutie- and I really think he took to the genre last night- didn’t think he was just a cruise ship singer level. Poo on you Simon. And yes! What is up with the spaced out funny looking Ms Abdul. She was a freak last night.

and vote I did- but it was extremely difficult to get through – so I just waited for an hour. |

Comment on a thought… by Kmeelyon Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:21:00 +0000 05.05.2004 4:18 am

I’m still here. I’m glad your eye was okay….for awhile.

Sucky that it won’t heal correctly.

But let’s talk about important things, like American Idol.

I am convinced that Paula Abdul is addicted to painkillers. She seems more and more loopy each week and her make-up is getting outlandish, but she seems oddly cheerful and giddy. I tried to vote for La Toya tonite, and when I got a busy signal for five minutes straight, I looked at Steve and said, “It’s Beth. She won’t let me get my call through.”

I think that the problem with American Idol right now is that people vote for their favorites… and they vote a zillion times. And the process is screwed up. We should be voting people OUT. I think it would work a lot better that way. I think people wouldn’t cast sympathy votes for people. They would just vote out the person they want to go.

Oy, I’m tired.

Comment on by David Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:18:00 +0000 05.04.2004 12:46 pm

Who blew up all those balloons and did you so it by mouth.

Comment on freaky friday… by Beth Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:15:00 +0000 04.24.2004 11:53 pm

Here is the quote:

“My mother is from Cairo, Georgia. This makes everything she says sound like it went through a curling iron. Other people sound flat to my ear; their words just hang in the air. But when my mother says something, the ends curl.”

I totally agree with you. That paragraph made me pause for a moment in appreciation.

Comment on freaky friday… by Kmeelyon Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:14:00 +0000 04.24.2004 3:23 pm

I don’t have the book in my possession any longer, but one of my favorite lines was when he said that his mother was from Georgia, and so it made everything she said sound as if it had been through a curling iron. That was just such a beautiful way to say that and it stayed in my mind. I still think that the first chapter of that book was exceptionally well-written. I am curious to read the sequel.

Comment on Who stole my nightgown? by Tiara Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:10:00 +0000 04.16.2004 3:16 am

I don’t think anything is wrong with the situation. Besides, it got me an A just by saying it was scientific. You know, experimenting something new. If it were me on stage and I had to choose one of them to try my first kiss on, It would definitly be Christina. She is a very georgeous woman to me, and what they say down here is, “if you try anything weird or out of the ordinary, don’t try it on anyone, only someone you admire or really like.”