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Tuesday, January 17th, 2006
7:25 pm - With regards to the Rasa
If you want something done right, do it yourself.

I will do it all alone if I must. I clearly cannot rely on anyone else.

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Wednesday, November 26th, 2003
8:11 pm - Le Petit Chaperon Rouge by Charles Perrault

Once upon a time there was a little village girl, the prettiest that had ever been seen. Her mother doted on her, and her grandmother even more. This good woman made her a little red hood which suited her so well that she was called Little Red Riding Hood wherever she went.
   One day, after her mother had baked some biscuits, she said to Little Red Riding Hood: "Go see how your grandmother is feeling, for I have heard that she is sick. Take her some biscuits and this small pot of butter." Little Red Riding Hood departed at once to visit her grandmother, who lived in another village. In passing through a wood she met old neighbour wolf, who had a great desire to eat her. But he did not dare because of some woodcutters who were in the forest. He asked her where she was going. The poor child, who did not know that [it] is dangerous to stop and listen to a wolf, said to him: "I am going to see my grandmother, and I am bringing some biscuits with a small pot of butter which my mother has sent her."
   "Does she live far from here?" asked the wolf.
   "Oh, yes!" said Little Red Riding Hood. "You must pass the mill which you can see right over there, and hers is the first house in the village."
   "Well then," said the wolf. "I want to go and see her, too. I’ll take this path here, and you take that path there, and we’ll see who’ll get there first. The wolf began to run as fast as he could on the path which was shorter, and the little girl took the longer path, and she enjoyed herself by gathering nuts, running after butterflies, and making bouquets of small flowers which she found. It did not take the wolf long to arrive at the grandmother’s house. He knocked: Toc, toc.
   "Who’s there?"
   "It’s your granddaughter, Little Red Riding Hood," said the wolf, disguising his voice, "I’ve brought you some biscuits and a little pot of butter which my mother has sent you."
   The good grandmother, who was in her bed because she was not feeling well, cried out to him: "Pull the bobbin, and the latch will fall."
   The wolf pulled the bobbin, and the door opened. He threw himself upon the good woman and devoured her quicker than a wink, for it had been more than three days since he had last eaten. After that he closed the door and lay down in the grandmother’s bed to wait for Little Red Riding Hood, who after a while came knocking at the door. Toc, toc.
   "Who’s there?"
   When she heard the gruff voice of the wolf, Little Red Riding Hood was scared at first, but, believing that her grandmother had a cold, she responded: "It’s your granddaughter, Little Red Riding Hood. I’ve brought you some biscuits and a little pot of butter which my mother has sent you."
   The wolf softened his voice and cried out to her: "Pull the bobbin, and the latch will fall." Little Red Riding Hood pulled the bobbin, and the door opened. Upon seeing her enter, the wolf hid himself under the bedcovers and said to her: "Put the biscuits and the pot of butter on the bin and come and lie down beside me."
   Little Red Riding Hood undressed and went to get into bed, where she was quite astonished to see the way her grandmother was dressed in her nightgown. She said to her: "What big arms you have, grandmother!"
   "The better to hug you with, my child."
   "What big legs you have, grandmother!"
   "The better to run with, my child."
   "What big eyes you have, grandmother!"
   "The better to see you with, my child."
   "What big teeth you have, grandmother!"
   "The better to eat you."
   And upon saying these words, the wicked wolf threw himself upon Little Red Riding Hood and ate her up.


~ Moral ~

One sees here that young children,
Especially young girls,
Pretty, well brought-up, and gentle,
Should never listen to anyone who happens by,
And if this occurs, it is not so strange
When the wolf should eat them.
I say the wolf, for all wolves
Are not of the same kind.
There are some with winning ways
Not loud, nor bitter, or angry,
Who are tame, good-natured, and pleasant
And follow young ladies
Right into their homes, right into their alcoves.
But alas for those who do not know that of all the wolves
The docile ones are those who are most dangerous.

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Sunday, November 23rd, 2003
5:48 pm - Lorem Ipsum

Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium doloremque laudantium, totam rem aperiam, eaque ipsa quae ab illo inventore veritatis et quasi architecto beatae vitae dicta sunt explicabo. Nemo enim ipsam voluptatem quia voluptas sit aspernatur aut odit aut fugit, sed quia consequuntur magni dolores eos qui ratione voluptatem sequi nesciunt. Neque porro quisquam est, qui dolorem ipsum quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit, sed quia non numquam eius modi tempora incidunt ut labore et dolore magnam aliquam quaerat voluptatem. Ut enim ad minima veniam, quis nostrum exercitationem ullam corporis suscipit laboriosam, nisi ut aliquid ex ea commodi consequatur? Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem eum fugiat quo voluptas nulla pariatur?

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