Current Residence: Alexandria, VA Favourite genre of music: Soundtracks Operating System: Windows Favourite cartoon character: Dinobot from Beast Wars Personal Quote: "You gotta crack some eggs to make a walnut."
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Ruth Thompson & Nene Thomas
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Dragons, Transformers, Zoids, Fiction Writing, Dinosaurs, Western Mythology, American Civil War
So if you been reading, listening, or watching the news today, you know that President Barack Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize. According to the Washington Post, Obama won for "his work to improve international diplomacy and rid the world of nuclear weapons." (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/09/AR2009100900914.html?hpid=topnews).
My reaction: "What?" :?
Let's not get the wrong idea here: I like Obama, I voted for him last November, and I wish him the best. But I'm not so in love with the guy that I'm not questioning what he's actually done to deserve the award. Most recipiants either accomplish something m
The title above might give you the impression that I received a personal tour of the White House by the President himself, but that scenario is about as likely to happen as a coral reef catching on fire. In truth, it refers to a little trip I recently took to visit the estates of three of early United States Presidents. I had decided in early July that it was time to get away from the Washington, DC area for awhile, as I had not been away from the area in nearly two years. Although a trip to Canada had fallen through earlier in the year due to time and expense, I still felt the need to get away for a bit, even if I didn't even leave the s