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Guy's Night Out

Last night, my father and I went to another UConn Men's game and this time really seemed like a real guy's night out. Of course, mother wasn't even in the building this time. I think it was before the game even started my father commented that the couple shown on the Fan Cam at a particular moment looked like Loggins and Mescina. During the game, out of nowhere, he comments "I think it should be the Patriots versus the Steelers in the AFC championship." I declared that to be the Most Random Comment of the Night.

About the game itself, I've noticed two things about this year's team. Hilton Armstrong has certainly stepped up his game and the team foul shooting percentage seems to be improved. (Conversely, the women's foul shots have gotten worse. Who could have seen this two or three years ago?)

The band didn't really play anything new but I did hear "Love Shack" this time. No, the songs they played over the speakers were the ones that most intetested me this time. There was a lot of Black Eyed Peas which isn't a bad group but I would have loved to hear "My Humps"...

Don't you just love when quiz results make even less sense after certain posts?






The High Priestess
You scored 47 change, 53 wellbeing, 58 wisdom, and 59 truth


This card represents the subconscious mind. It is the balancing force between pairs. The pillars to her sides represent the opposites, light and dark, and she sits in the middle of them, impartial to one or the other. The curtain behind her connects the pairs. The letters on the pillars are B and J. The B is symbolic of the number 2 falling as the second letter in the alphabet. The letter J is the 10th letter in the alphabet, in numerology, this is reduced to 1. So on the pillars we have the numbers 1 and 2. This is symbolic of male and female, the two opposites. The Priestess is holding a scroll of universal and personal knowledge, but only part of it is showing, because god has more yet to reveal. The High Priestess is the link, the conscious mind formulates ideas and the subconscious sets them into action in a fashion of order, represented by the block on which she sits. This card falls under the vibration of the number 2. The What tarot card resembles you Test written by KamikazeParrot on Ok Cupid, home of the 32-Type Dating Test

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