Archive for March 8th, 2007

Three Silly (but fun) Quizzes :)

Thursday, March 8th, 2007
You Are Very Happy

Your life is totally together, and you enjoy every day.
And you don’t need a quiz to tell you that!
You know how to find pleasure in the little things…
And even when life isn’t so great, you have a good sense of perspective.
How Happy Are You, Really?
Your Power Color is Green

You feel most at home in a world of ideas.
You’re curious and logical – and enjoy a good intellectual challenge.
You’re super cool, calm, and collected. Very little tries your patience.
Your only fear? People not realizing how smart and able you are!
What’s Your Power Color?
Your Scholastic Strength Is Developing Ideas

You can take a spark of inspiration and turn it into a full fledged concept.
You are talented at brainstorming, visualizing, organizing, and independent thinking.

You should major in:

Natural sciences
Computer science
Creative writing

What Should You Major In?

Cute Twinnies

Thursday, March 8th, 2007


In this photo, I believe Sarah and Laura are twenty years old. Girls, it seems like forever since you both were in the family home, or as Philip calls it now, The Homestead. May the Lord continue to bless you as you go your separate ways. I miss you both!

Some Weird Made-Up Words

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

Philip brought the following interesting additions to popular vocabulary to my attention. Thanks, Philip!

The Washington Post’s Mensa Invitational asks readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition.

Here are last year’s {2005} winners:

1. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period of time.

3. Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.

4. Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.

5. Bozone (n.): The substance surrounding stupid people that stops bright ideas from penetrating. The bozone layer, unfortunately, shows little sign of breaking down in the near future.

6 . Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high

7 . Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn’t get it.

8 . Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.

9 . Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.

10 . Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease.

11 . Karmageddon: It’s like, when everybody is sending off all these really bad vibes, right? And then, like, the Earth explodes and it’s like, a serious bummer.

12 . Decafalon (n.): The grueling event of getting through the day consuming only things that are good for you

13 . Glibido: All talk and no action.

14 . Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.

15 . Arachnoleptic fit (n.): The frantic dance performed just after you’ve accidentally walked through a spider web.

16 . Beelzebug (n.): Satan in the form of a mosquito, that gets into your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out.

17 . Caterpallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half a worm in the fruit you’re eating.