Maldivian Girl with Aquablue Eyes

Maldivian girl, originally sourced

This picture is eye popping and as one of the comments points out is very much like the National Geographic Afghan girl photo and was my first thought as well. The great number of quotes that follow just kept me occupied for the last 15 minutes or more and now I’m off to find my copy of Dune… and I have to agree with the third post, that is an awesome quote:

I’ll miss the sea, but a person needs new experiences. They jar something deep inside, allowing him to grow. Without change something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken


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Google Failures

I know it’s childish and petty but I derive a lot of pleasure from the very few and far between occurrences of Google errors. The latest happened this morning when I received this for my searching efforts. I think it must be the perverse pleasure of seeing the mighty giant of perfect propriety and “200 OK” statuses throw a failure that rings my bell. Like I said, childish and petty, but still I chuckle quietly…