Daily Archives: 04/17/2004

The Meme Progresses

(via Caterina)

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.

And the winner is:

The liberal party maintained that marriage was an obsolete institution and that it was necessary to reform it, and indeed married life gave Oblonsky very little pleasure and forced him to tell lies and dissemble, which was so contrary to his nature.

Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina. I can’t claim to be reading this right now, it was simply the closest on my bookshelf.


Spent most of today manhandling furniture around my apartment. Dresser goes here, tv goes there, empty out this closet here, move the entertainment center there. I’m a little worn out and hungry. But I don’t feel like cooking. Guess it’s time for a run to the border.

As for the home redesign, I got a couple more pieces of furniture to move around and then moving all my books from one room to another. I’m not looking forward to that – I got lots of books.

Baby Steps

Myanmar government allows opposition offices to reopen. Aung San Suu Kyi still under house arrest, but other NLD (The National League for Democracy) officials can reopen the party’s headquarters in Rangoon.