Archives for category: Holly Days

1) Truth!
2) Freedom!
3) Justice!
4) Reasonably-Priced Love!
5) A hard-boiled egg

‘Sergeant?’ said Reg encouragingly.
‘I’d like a hard-boiled egg,’ said Vimes, shaking the match out.
There was some nervous laughter, but Reg looked offended.
‘In the circumstances, Sergeant, I think we should set our sights a little higher–‘
‘Well, yes, we could,’ said Vimes, coming down the steps. He glanced at the sheets of papers in front of Reg. The man cared. He really did. And he was serious. He really was. ‘But…well, Reg, tomorrow the sun will come up again, and I’m pretty sure that whatever happens we won’t have found Freedom, and there won’t be a whole lot of Justice, and I’m damn sure we won’t have found Truth. But it’s just possible that I might get a hard-boiled egg.

Sir Terry Pratchett, Night Watch

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1) May the Force be with you
2) May the horse be with you
3) May the coarse bewitch you
4) — .- -.–  – …. .  — — .-. … .  -… .  .– .. – ….  -.– — ..-
5) May the gorse be with yew

1) Gather supplies
2) Gather friends
3) Gather music
4) Deep breath…
5) Celebrate the First of May… Awwwww Yisssss…

1) Sift through my news feeds, try to determine which stories from yesterday were true, which were false
2) Reward those who spoke the truth
3) Punish those who spake falsely
4) With fire
5) Brainstorm my own April Fool’s jokes for next year

Thou shalt not catch me
My mind is quick and subtle
A pox on foolers

1) Buy cheese, milk, peanut butter, maple syrup
2) Pick up The Mynock after school
3) Make list of items I’ll need for Tuckerman Ravine day trip
4) Look for sales on Winter Boots
5) Lubricate unicycle before lunch ride (really annoying squeak there)

1) Drink, like an unnamed delightful stereotyped ethnic group
2) Wear green, because I wish to be identified with said ethnic group
3) Proclaim to be a member of the aforementioned ethnic group in an attempt to extract sexual favors
4) Deflect questions regarding my actual ethnic makeup (I’ve got *ish in me, close enough, right?)
5) Ignore the centuries of racism and oppression said ethnic group endured

1) Rejoice that I survived the Ides of March
2) Be despondent over missing the Ride in the Park
3) Go hunting, come back with the Hides of Lark
4) Beware the Sulfides in Art (though they make nice colors…)
5) Don’t take any Bromide in starch… Unless one becomes a dog with epilepsy