Links of Interest

Gulf Oil Spill One Year Later-photos of oil wrecked areas and (with a click) you can see updated picture of the same areas. (depressing)

Marines singing Britney Spears-Soldiers singing/acting in youtube videos never cease to crack me up. This is another one of my favorites, it has strong language not appropriate for work.

Kid saves his sister by performing CPR he learned from TV-Little kid was all, “psh, she was dying, so I did what I had to do.”

Oatmeal on Coffee-Some fun facts.

Zombie Easter Bunny-product. I wish I had this for my Easter celebrations.

Reading Furniture-Comfy or not? I tend to sprawl out when I read, I might not be able to sit in that chair. Enticing none the less.

Bacon DIY Contest-I gotta say the bacon-roses are rather impressive, if gross.

Why you feel like crap-just watching this makes me want to sneeze.

Honest Logos-cute pictures of how we actually use our businesses.

This is really sick…-Cutting baby shaped cake. No harm, just looks bad.

I wanna make this someday-I had ceviche in Costa Rica and have been pining for it ever since.

Insane girl with crazy talent-I bet she makes animal noises in the sack.

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Paragraphs Between Assignments

Recently, I’ve been craving some reading materials but lacking the time to actually sit down with a book. Yesterday I just started reading a book called A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. I figured it was fitting since I’m doing so much hiking and backpacking, short book and fast read about a comedic writer who decides to take on the Appalachian Trail.

I doubt that I will ever be fit enough or determined enough to hike the entire AT, but I would love to hike some sections of it at some point in my life. Maybe when I make tons of money [insert sarcastic laughter here] and can take  a couple of months off from work.

Yes, Rec majors can read

Thanks to a link from my friend I have found another book that I would like to get my hands on sometime soon. Here is the link to a book review my friend shared. The cover art for the amazon.com version is not quite as enticing, but the $10.57 price is a good price. I’d like to say that I keep up with caving related items making it into mainstream media, but I’m a little late on this one.

I might have to convince my librarian friend to purchase this for her collection just so I can have it. We’ll see, I may buy it just for the artwork which, according to all the reviews I’ve read, is spectacular. Hard to draw darkness and make it seem cool :)
Has anyone read this graphic novelist’s more popular book, Whiteout? The art looks a lot more rough, but apparently the story is good.

A friend/classmate of mine recently moved closer to town and brought a trunk full of books that he owns. I already told him I would be stealing one for our 12 day canoeing trip starting Tuesday. I need something to read just to recharge while I’m out there.

Here’s my Shelfari account. I haven’t been keeping up with it as well as I should be, but there ya go.