Lost in thoughts

Tired: A poem

Grey sky outside

the window sits by my side

concentration is lost, gone 

for my bed I long

This cycle I must break 

Lest I want to be working late.

 

A friend in need

“A friend in need is a friend indeed.” Heard by a friend when there was a need. :)

The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most.

“The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.”
– Ulysses S. Grant

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Alive, a haiku

I am here again
It has been too long, I know
I will resume this

Originally posted on You Are Not So Smart:

The Misconception: You procrastinate because you are lazy and can’t manage your time well.

The Truth: Procrastination is fueled by weakness in the face of impulse and a failure to think about thinking.

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Netflix reveals something about your own behavior you should have noticed by now, something which keeps getting between you and the things you want to accomplish.

If you have Netflix, especially if you stream it to your TV, you tend to gradually accumulate a cache of hundreds of films you think you’ll watch one day. This is a bigger deal than you think.

Take a look at your queue. Why are there so damn many documentaries and dramatic epics collecting virtual dust in there? By now you could draw the cover art to “Dead Man Walking” from memory. Why do you keep passing over it?

Psychologists actually know the answer to this question, to why you keep…

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drusillah:

CSS is cool :) I hadn’t considered editing the look of my posts before!

Originally posted on The Daily Post:

One of the best things about blogging on WordPress.com is that, within moments of signing up, you can get a site up and running without any website building experience. No prior knowledge required.

However, you may have heard the phrase that “scripting isthe new literacy.” Since I work in support on WordPress.com, one of the more common questions that I see asked is, “I published a post, and now my sidebar is at the bottom of the page. What happened?” Usually, these types of layout issues are caused by improperly formatted HTML within a recently published post. It can be tricky to locate the culprit, especially if you don’t have much experience with HTML.

If you haven’t heard of HTML or CSS before, here’s the run down: HTML is a markup language that essentially tells your internet browser how to display your webpage. This includes formatting the…

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drusillah:

Even though I don’t have children yet, I liked this list and would like to apply it in the future :)

Originally posted on Awesomely Awake:

My own image of my children on their Leap Pads the first day they received them.

It’s not easy being a parent. No matter if you work outside the home, inside the home. No matter if you have one, two, three or fifteen children. No matter if you have a small house in a big city or a big house in a small city. No matter if you have money or very little money.

Raising children is hard work — at least it is if you are doing it right.

It’s really no wonder parents are spending more time than ever checking in on Facebook, smart phones, or doing project after project after project. It helps to have something to do rather than sit around and dwell on all the stuff we want to be able to do or used to be able to do but no longer can. This self-medicating with social media is harmful — as Rachel at Hands Free Mama has said so eloquently…

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Federal prosecutors shut down Megaupload, yet Schettino may get a slap on the wrist

Wow.

It’s interesting how many years of prison you can get because of cheating and money laundering, yet when some idiot decides to take a ship close to an island for a stupidity and people die, the maximum of years he can get is 12. I am talking about lovely “Captain” Schettino.

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Correlation of city inhabitants and interesting Master’s degree??

What is going on?!

How is it possible that when I find an interesting degree, it’s either in a super small city (9.000 inhabitants, 20.000 inhabitants, etc.) or too north or, or, or?!

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