Friday, April 14, 2006

Spring Cleaning Meme O' Random

What to do on this lovely, sunny... at least here... Good Friday? Why surf, of course! Here's a meme I found over at Momentary Lapses of Insanity, home of that lovely purveyor of pointy sticks and all things Viking, Misty.

What you do is go to Wikipedia, and look up your birth day (excluding the year). List three interesting facts, two births and one death in your blog, including the year. And on we go...




There! Now off you go to do your research. What happened on your birthday?

What I really have to do is go tidy the yard. The snow has finally melted and left behind its usual spring offering of flotsam and jetsam - one glove, lots of sand (spread on the roads to combat the ice, then shoved up onto your property by the snow plow), litter and the ubiquitous dog poo.


Anonymous TC said...

Dawn, you're such a romantic.

Wot, no snow!

April 14, 2006 at 3:53 p.m.  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

Ya got that straight. Nothin' more romantic than dog poo. Fuh shizzle.

No. Snow.

And now? No dirt, leaves, twigs, assorted bits of garbage or... dog poo. 3 hours of pushin' broom and my driveway, steps, deck and the sidewalk in front of my house are clean again.

I have a date with an ice pack and ibuprophen, but the place is clean.


April 14, 2006 at 5:20 p.m.  
Blogger merlinprincesse said...

Thanks Dawn! Now I know that the day of my birthday is the National Potato Day in Peru! Cool!

April 15, 2006 at 1:08 a.m.  
Blogger Misty said...

"Vincent Van Gogh cuts off the lower part of his left ear, takes it to a brothel, and gives it to a prostitute named Rachel."

Makes me feel quite sane :)

April 15, 2006 at 8:17 a.m.  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

MP - Woo hoo! Now you can incorporate potato worship into your birthday celebrations...

Misty - Oh yes, me, too! Everyone knows you should always cut off your right ear, not your left. What was Vincent thinking?

April 15, 2006 at 11:42 a.m.  
Blogger Mr. Fabulous said...

I think that's my glove...

April 15, 2006 at 10:12 p.m.  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

Fed Exing it to you now...

April 16, 2006 at 1:56 a.m.  
Anonymous Ricardipus, unmemeful said...

1356 - In the Battle of Poitiers, the English defeat the French.
1959 - Nikita Khrushchev is barred from visiting Disneyland.
1982 - Scott Fahlman posts the first recorded instance of the emoticon :-) to an online bulletin board.

Hermione Granger (fictional)
1909 - Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer
1974 - Victoria Silvstedt, Swedish model

Nobody very interesting died though.

April 17, 2006 at 11:58 p.m.  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

Skeeter Davis isn't interesting?

You left out the most important fact. It's Talk Like a Pirate Day. Aaar! Me maties!

April 18, 2006 at 1:45 a.m.  
Anonymous TC said...

Who the hell is Skeeter Davis?

April 18, 2006 at 3:53 p.m.  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

A 'Merican country singer. Mostly known, I guess for:

"The End of the World":
"Why does my heart keep on beating?
Why do these eyes of mine cry?
Don't they know?
It's the end of the world.
It ended when you said goodbye."

April 18, 2006 at 4:03 p.m.  

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