Shut up and drink your Jesus

First off, let me start by saying that anyone who has found this blog by searching for “Jesus” is going to be soooo disappointed. And possibly offended. You may even find yourself wanting to pray for me. Please don’t. While I appreciate that you really feel you’re doing something good, I feel that Jesus has a sense of humor so I’m good here. So if you’re offended by the title and not intrigued, move along. Not the blog for you. I was about to say sorry but I’m really not.

Next, I had a nasty cold recently, which is why there has been so little out of me. I cured it, for the most part, with lots of garlic and vitamin C. I seemed to have let it take a bit of a hold again by having a weekend of fun and alcohol. I had a two-day hangover and today I feel more stuffed up. Or maybe I would have anyway, even without the fun and alcohol. It turns out alcoholic beverages do wonders for making your cold feel like it’s all gone and that’s great. In moderation. Moderation went out the window.

The point of this blog entry, though, is an article I found on coffee this morning. I love articles like these because they support my habit of coffee. They turn it from a “bad habit” into something good. In fact, I may even add one more cup to my daily intake. Maybe. The studies that have been going on, finding correlations between coffee intake and reduced risk of certain diseases is, in my world, the most fantastic things ever. I find these articles more and more lately and there’s nothing better than to be able to say, “See? My addiction is good!” (If it’s good, can it still be called an addiction?) Things I’ve read that coffee can help reduce the risk of: early onset Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, colon cancer, certain types of skin cancer, breast cancer, type 2 diabetes, and depression. There’s even been a study that seems to have found that coffee can actually help prolong your life. Next they’ll say it can cure death. Coffee will cure disease and raise the dead. Like Jesus. A big, warm, tasty cup of Jesus. Of course, there’s always the chance that coffee will actually be the cause of the Zombie Apocalypse. I hope everyone has their zombie plan ready, just in case.

I just had an entire different paragraph here but I’ve decided to save it for a future blog entry. Don’t want to run out of material. On that note, time to clean up the mess from making coffee. Until next time.

Ah New Hampshire

Got in yesterday. Our stream was running lower than normal but rain all night got it going again! It’s beautiful and I can’t wait to wash my hair in it! Ir’s an exhilarating experience! Not much else to add as my signal is low out here. Thus ends my first status updatey post.

And away I go

Well, seems my last post has been getting quite a few hits. Perhaps I should stick with things more serious, eh? Perhaps not. I find life can really bog you down when you take everything too seriously. Of course there are a lot of things which must be taken seriously and we can’t ignore the troubles in the world, I just find it’s a lot easier to deal with it all if I keep the funny going. Or, at least, try to. Now if everyone reading would just hit the like button…although I’ve just discovered, you don’t get to Like a post unless you’re logged in to WordPress. *sigh* I wonder if there’s something I can do about that? Will have to look through my settings. Or just look into making my own website. Or just moving my blog altogether. I’d like ANYONE to be able to comment, Like, whatever.

I’ll be heading off on a trip today. Any posts I manage to make will be more like status updates as I’ll be depending on a WordPress app to do any writing and, frankly, I hate typing on my phone. Takes too long. Too many typos. That sort of thing. So anyway, this post is neither interesting or entertaining and for that, I apologize. But now you know why you may get short little blog updates. And knowing is half the battle. GI Joooooooooooeeeeeee!

R.I.P. Neil Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012)

Just a few moments of seriousness. I’m a geek and I love sci-fi and all that it entails. I have since I can remember and the fact that human beings have actually walked on the Moon has always been amazing to me. It wasn’t fiction, it was real, and so things like Star Trek could also be real one day. That’s what that meant to me (and look how many Star Trek-y things we actually have so far!) Neil Armstrong was the first human being to ever set foot on the Moon. He set his foot down on the gray, dusty ground and said, “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Mankind. All of us. Every single human inhabitant of this planet. Whatever the United States’ reasons for sending men to the Moon (I know, so we could say we beat Russia there. Yippee fucking skippy. I guess that was a big deal back then.) the people that made it happen, and the men that actually set foot there, did it for everyone. They did it to expand our minds. They did it to take a step toward learning more about something so much greater than all of us. They did it for the shear joy of it. Thank you, Mr. Armstrong, for being brave and taking that first step. You will be remembered. Rest In Peace in the heavens you once traveled.

First Real Post

Please pardon while I continue to figure this all out. I figure it’ll take me a few days to explore and get everything just as I’d like but in the mean time, no reason I can’t start writing. The WordPress tutorial was only somewhat helpful. And Scottish. I swear a beam must have come out of the computer and scanned my brain to find out what language/accent I’d prefer. Scottish. Very good. Thank you, WordPress. Another thing that made this whole experience border on creepy: Set up my “Gravatar” and once I confirmed, at the very top of the page it said, “Kia Ora, Lady Ruthless!” How the hell did it know I was in New Zealand when that picture was taken? Coincidence? Maybe…

Anyway, this is just my first, real, crappy entry. I intend to get better at this. I hope. Just be aware, I don’t like to take life too seriously so you’re not going to find a whole lot of serious here. There will be some, from time to time. I do feel passionately about some things: Civil rights, natural foods, saving the planet, UNICEF, ASPCA…I’m not going to shove all these things down your throat though. That’s not why I’m here. I’m here to entertain myself, and hopefully some other people along the way.

And away we go…