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heheheh [May. 19th, 2004|03:08 am]
[mood |amusedamused]
[music |ndtrack - 10 - Glory - Charging Fort Wagner]

Under just odd bits of trivia.
While looking up the orignal lyrics for Colonel Bogey song on a whim (known better as the Whistling tune in the movie The Bridge over the River Kwai or in Breakfast club. I came across these rather obscene diddy sung by soldiers and englishmen back in WW II. God I love GI's and British sense of humor sometimes hehehe

Hitler (Has Only Got One Ball...)
Tune: Colonel Bogey March (River Kwai Theme)

Hitler has only got one ball,
Goering has two but they are small
Has something simmler
But Goebels has no balls at all.

*sigh* This of course was while I was again attempting to locate lyrics to Charging Fort Wagner a song from the Glory sountrack. The structure of the song is very similar to O fortuna from Carmina Burana and Duel of the Fates from Star Wars Ep I. It's a great song and you've probably heard it outside the movie in commercials. I finally made some headway and did Identify some Latin words in there from a few passages of the Requiem Mass. Maybe I should have taken Latin instead of German. Honestly German is not all that wholly suited for lyrics such as these. Of course nowadays everybody seems interested in Sanskrit instead of latin, hey what can I say it sounds great in Star Wars and The Matrix

Anyways some headway made maybe i should take latin just so I can understand this and O fortune without having to look at the lyrics pages especially since I'm hampered by the lack of ability to properly pronounce many of the latin words

c'est la vie

Liber scriptus proferetur
?unde mundus?
Ludex ergo cub sedebit
nil inultum
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(no subject) [May. 13th, 2004|04:52 pm]
[music |yptica feat. Linda - Faraway (Extended Version)]

A devine light in the splendor of love,
Yet darkness call and blinds my eye.
Fluttering on the winds of a dove,
Yet falling rapidly out of the azure sky.
There seems yet to be hope for a new beginning,
Though the heart lies bleeding and torn asunder.
A lost love wrapping despair in an outter lining,
does it matter if its her's or my own blunder.
I go now in serch of clues few and far between,
that I might find myself and those hallowed dreams.
I shall fine neither love nor beauty with eyes so keen,
Only the heart can find it hidden in the trees and streams.
I go now in pain and a lonely heart,
And keep hope that this will not be a forever apart.
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(no subject) [Oct. 31st, 2003|01:08 pm]
[mood |Narf]
[music |Trans-Siberian Ochestra - 06 - Beethoven's Last Night - What Is Eternal]

ohhhhhhhhhooohhhhooh *waves fingers*
Yep that's right I'm finally back from the livejournal deadzone

A lot has been happening in the past oh I dunno 3 months or so since I last posted but I'll summarize as best as I can

I moved into my new place in September, it's great but expensive, drop by sometime
I'm still hunting for a job *grumbles*.
The place is almost finished cleaned up and I'm about to start working on my computer to dump the OS and reinstall

AND *GASP*.... I'm switching over to WIN XP. Yeah I know I know said I never would but there are so many neat things I've seen on other people's computers to not want it and since I have the friggin free time *grumbles* I can set it up in exacting detail.

I also took the free time to whiz through about 12 books in the past two months and I actually got the inspiration to write most of a chapter of a novel that's been winging around in my head.

So any ways I'm here. I'm loud. and I'm going to post again *yeah I'm not taking any bets on that one yet*

Take care till then
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(no subject) [Jul. 20th, 2003|11:25 pm]
[mood |hmmmmm]
[music |Trans-Siberian Ochestra - 19 - Beethoven's Last Night - Mephistopheles' Return]

Yes yes yes it's quite amazing what you can build up over a 8 year period. That's how long I've been collecting website addresses. No this doesn't mean I'm using the same computer that I used way back in high school but it does mean I've ported over every single bookmark I have from computer to computer.

So here I am 3 computers later with a whopping 750 of em. It's kinda amazing the variety of links I have. It so convoluted with multiple folder depths that's it's easy to hide or lose things, but somehow I always know where the link is.

Anyways this post is a work in progress and it is now several hours later after I wrote my first few paragraphs. I've gotten rid of 1/3 of the links so for. That's 250 dead, useless, or redundant links that I've located. Now enter the packrat in me.

Two folder links down are the original folders I kept all my links in when they were on my dad's computer way back in high school. Good ole Ryan's folder A-M and N-Z. Yeah original I know. Heck these links were originally on Netscape since that was the premier web browser of the day, freaky ain't it.

I'm tempted not to delete them but well I guess I should. The stats though are kinda funny.

Out of the original 38 sites this is what happened
20 Dead links
5 more don't count because they were to ESPN and despite whatever you might think they are very good about redirecting you to the new sites
1 site that hasn't been updated since I first visited it some 8 years ago
1 site that original held Jeremy's simpson's sounds but now somehow is redirected to a webcam smut site. Do the wonders never cease??
and 1 fantasy sports site that was bought out by another company

That leaves just 10 sites left. So what has the staying power to last the test of time. well some good some bad and some ya don't really care's

The bad
Game Revolution magazine which seems to have gone through some hard times
Starbase Triton - Another gaming site that really didn't make it
Annihilated.com - For Total Annihilation had recently been up but was currently down

The I don't care
Case's Ladder - A ladder system I used to belong to back when C&C:RA was hot... Blah
star wars trilogy website - Yeah I've kinda lost interest since Ep I came out too

The good or great
games domain - hmm looks alot better then before might start using it again
eb world - great gaming store that I still spend a good percentage of income at
Love poety.com - just a great great site to get out of a bind with your significant other or find something to woo them with at an unexpected moment
the adrenaline vault - still the premier gaming site that I visit everyday
Lurker's guide - yeah it hasn't been updated inawhile but still the greatest resource for everything B5

*sigh* oh how times they do change.

So anyways it's now 11:20 I just finished it all and it's down to 240, yep that's right I had 500 broken, useless, never again will visit, or redundant links. Kinda sad when ya think about it but I have to say it does look a hell of alot less cluttered.

So yeah, this boring post was brought to you buy the letter procrastination and the number I'm screwed on my midterm. I'll talk to you all later
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(no subject) [Jun. 27th, 2003|12:45 am]
[mood |bouncybouncy]
[music |Nobuo Uematsu - Liberi Fatali (Original Sountr]

hmmm well I'm trying to do better about keeping up to date

Unfortunately this week has basically been a non-entity

There is not much goin on this week. Just getting through it all

Started the search for a job though, making a list and getting it all together. Other then that just playing with my camera and getting sleep and playing games and..

well maybe I am doing a few things then. Drop a line say something or anything. I'm bored and around to talk to. Take care everyone
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(no subject) [Jun. 24th, 2003|03:19 am]
[mood |poetic]
[music |Trans-Siberian Ochestra - 06 - Beethoven's Last Night - What Is Eternal]

This was a response I wrote up to someone in pain,
and it seemed posting here too was an idea quite plain.

%$($(%*&#@&$ *sounds of struggle and fighting*

Sorry bout that it's a bit hard to get outta the mood sometimes
I assure you all now that I am currently just fine.

*head hits table*

*holds up finger*
anyways here it is

In a field of endless ground,
the grass lies dying, fallow and brown.
A little girl stands a tear in her eye,
for there is nothing to play in or lie.
A stranger walked by to see the sad sight,
and quickly strolled over offered a drink or a bite.
The girl replied no and instead said it was sad,
for a place with no color was endlessly bad.
The stranger stood up gazing to ponder,
how could this desolation be changed to a wonder.
He looked down again an eye alight with gleam,
and reached in a pocket barely held with a seem.
From this he pulled out a seed small and dull gray,
placed it upon the ground throwing dirt where it lay.
He turned to the girl lowered a small finger,
brushed the tear off her face and over the seed it lingered.
Then he spoke softly the tear fell and glistened,
the girl stood taller as she struggled to listen.
His words would stay with her as long as she lived,
though her heart flew and pounded as if going to give.
A flower like all living things on the wide earth,
needs water to grow and love to give birth.
Though know this forever and keep it to treasure,
each day you remember you can relish in pleasure,
that though pain and gloom can be seen in this endless doom,
Your tear will make room for great beauty to flower and bloom.
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(no subject) [Jun. 23rd, 2003|06:47 pm]
[mood |bouncybouncy]
[music |air conditioner mechanical ballet]

okay a bit late posting but oh well.

Went with the kiddies to go pick up the latest Harry Potter incarnation. Quite a circus actually. I'm going to figure out how I can do it but I shot a bunch of pictures with my new camera and I intend to put them up sometime or other.

Anyways finished up the book around 6 or so Sunday morning. Would have had it done a lot sooner but kept on getting interrupted during the day. Kim is miffed that I finished it so soon but what she expect. I had to get it put away before the term started so of course I was going to be up all night working on it hehehe.

Anyways gotta fix Drexel's stupid hold so I can sign up for my classes. It was funny we just got a reminder e-mail campus wide stating that if we have a hold we can't even attend classes. I'd love to see them enforce that. OH well just gotta get it fixed within two weeks time. Anywho that's about it

I wish I could go out have fun, and do what happened last week but alas as much as I'd like to I think that it probably won't happen again.
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(no subject) [Jun. 18th, 2003|06:04 pm]
[mood |ecstaticecstatic]
[music |Final Fantasy VIII - Liberi Fatali]

Gosh it's been ages since I posted

Well here's a quick low down

I graduated... sort of.. as in I got to walk but I still have a few classes to take.

Gotta find a job, Gotta find a place to live and/or people to live with.

Senior Design is done!!!! YAY!

Got told I'm a great kisser (and yes Kim was there so no worries)

Unfortunately my head no longer fits through the doorway so I guess I can only take so many compliments.

but still it's nice to know I'm good at something heheh.

Anyways that's about it for now. I'll try to keep writing like I always say and then not do anything but still I try.
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(no subject) [May. 13th, 2003|03:51 am]
[mood |exhaustedexhausted]
[music |Sting: Desert Rose]

Wow twice in one day gotta be some kind of record.

Yeah after the general philosophy of last night I thought I would keep it simple as my brain is already heavily fried. Anywho senior design is keeping me up tonight once again. And I am slowly but surely accomplishing what needs to be done. Other then that there isn't mush else at all. *sigh* feel so bored at times. For some moral and philosophical answers though just look at my previous post as it is a lot more informative then this one

Other then that it's back to work where the general pain and toil never end
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(no subject) [May. 12th, 2003|02:42 am]
[mood |epiphany]
[music |Savatage - This Isn't What We Meant]

Perhaps it is only a way to procrastinate just a little longer on that which I know must be done but epiphanies are my business and they occur so often that I wonder sometimes if maybe common sense is something I lack on occasion.

This besides, I know it has been quite awhile since I wrote here and expressed my feelings. Needless to say much has happened and even less has gotten done.

This past weekend alone though I have hopefully helped at least three close friends in the curves and stumbling blocks that consistently rise up in our path of life. Yet in doing so I have delved even more greatly into my own life and realized the one thing that stops me and most people and a simple answer that seems so easily unheeded.

It is never, ever too late. It is never to late to do your work. It is never to late to make up. It is never to late to change a path. It is never to late to say a soothing word. And it is never to late to express your love. As with anything never to late is often accompanied by pain and anguish and sorrow. And this above all else is what we fear. The past haunts us with paths that could have been, the present belittles us with the greener pastures over the next hill, and the future frightens us with the ever changing and unknowing variables that make it so unpredictable.

So we sit fearing what might be and seeing each chance slip away never to be seen again and the indecision growing as each path withers and fades into non-existence.

What do I fear? I fear hurting those around me. Of seeing the ultimate pain I can cause someone because they have placed all the hopes and dreams within me. And for that I hesitate because I am unsure of my faith and my ability to reciprocate. Such an easy thing to see yet so very hard to accomplish. I have failed in my test yet it is never too late to try again. It is never too late to make up that which has cracked and withered but still holds strong.

I fear the future. I do not know what to do and I fear that I will lose that which I know is me. The innocence and the childlike wonder that I know at times hinders me in the harsh realities of the real world. I know that I will inevitably have to give up some of the freedoms that little responsibility has afforded me up till this date. Yet still I fight tooth and nail against the coming storm, against the future I know I will lose myself in.

Though now I see. I will grow and I will change but in the end I will still be all that which has come before me. All of that which I have seen and heard can never be forgotten because I have left an impression in those around me. Because I am now beginning to see and hear the things that I have never noticed before. Being praised behind ones back can be just as debilitating as being derided behind ones back can be. Because one will never hear it and never know what is true and what is not.

I have had the undeniable pleasure of learning the praise that is often spoken behind my back. I spent so long trusting no one but myself that I never thought to truly take the praise that was said to me completely at face value until now. This more then anything has shown the hope and dreams I hold still breathe upon the embers on which they burn.

So inevitably I turn back to the epiphanies I have had. I have seen much in this world and have that much more left to see but in the end I know I can help. Each kind word I say, each gesture of goodwill I do will be remembered and will in someway or another help someone in the strife that litters the pursuit of their dreams.

"We are dreamers, shapers, singers, and makers"

The Phoenix will always rise from the ashes to offer new hope.
The deeds and goodness of this world will prevail.
The hurt and despair and pain are but passing entities.
And the dreams we have will always live upon even the smallest ember of flame
If only we remember that is never too late.
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