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Truly sad news -  beloved author Terry Pratchett died today. After a long battle with PCA, Mr Pratchett died in his home, with his cat sleeping on his bed and surrounded by his family. He shall be missed.

“DON’T THINK OF IT AS DYING, said Death. JUST THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH.”
— Good Omens

Tribute Art found on Far(lander)'s Tumblr: http://goo.gl/8iGohF

h/t to +Hayley Cruz 

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...black sand.  The light was brilliant, crystal-line, in a black sky filled with stars.  "Ah. There really is a desert.  Does everyone get this?" said Brutha.  WHO KNOWS?  "And what is at the end of the desert?"  JUDGEMENT.  Brutha considered this.  "_Which_ end?"  Death grinned and stepped aside.

-- Small Gods by Terry Pratchett
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Originally posted on Metro:Terry Pratchett died today aged 66 (Picture: Change.org) Terry Pratchett fans have begun petitioning Death to bring back the Discworld author. Pratchett’s death was announced this afternoon with a message from his official…
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Taraaaaaaaaa ;) how r u ? How is life ? Long time no see :)
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Classic Paintings Recreated With Decorative Masking Tape
Tape recreation of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' by Johannes Vermeer Japan-based artist Nasa Funahara uses decorative masking tape to recreate classic paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Johannes Vermeer,...
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Very cool ;)
 
This Interactive Cloud Lamp Will Bring A Thunderstorm Into Your Living Room. Wow! Design by Richard Clarkson

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$6.4M!!!!! ($5.4M+ the $1M from Seth McFarlane) - CONGRATS READING RAINBOW!!!!

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12 ways Sir Terry Pratchett made our lives better
'Humans need fantasy to be human. '
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i hope this is also what afterlife will include
 
Terry Pratchett (28/04/48 - 12/03/15)

Not just one man taken from us: a world we loved is also lost to us forever.

RIP Terry. 
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“That's a nice song,' said young Sam, and Vimes remembered that he was hearing it for the first time.
'It's an old soldiers' song,' he said.
'Really, sarge? But it's about angels.'
Yes, thought Vimes, and it's amazing what bits those angels cause to rise up as the song progresses. It's a real soldiers' song: sentimental, with dirty bits.
'As I recall, they used to sing it after battles,’ he said. 'I've seen old men cry when they sing it,’ he added.
'Why? It sounds cheerful.'
They were remembering who they were not singing it with, thought Vimes. You'll learn. I know you will.


All the little angels rise up, rise up.
All the little angels rise up high!
How do they rise up, rise up, rise up?
How do they rise up, rise up high?
They rise heads up, heads up, heads up
They rise heads up, heads up high!

Thank you for all you've done.  You will always be my favorite author.
RIP Terry Pratchett
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Will have to share this with my friend at work who is a huge doctor fan :P
 
Perfect for tea time with the Doctor! Doctor Who TARDIS Tea Towels, Tea Tray, & Plate Set: http://j.mp/1A41wRX #DoctorWho
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Some great lights here but the headless teddy bear is so sad and so not right ;P
 
25 Of The Most Beautiful And Creative Lamp And Chandelier Designs (49 pics):

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I love how JJ Bentley does this. I hope I can make contributions to people like he does.
 
A Wish Made With A Whisper

I ran into Xavier, a homeless man I talk with regularly.  He is still doing well and taking his medications.  He was proud of his recent haircut, given to him by himself. It was actually pretty good. As we talked a car pulled over.  The man inside rolled down his window and said hello to Xavier.  He was happy to see him.  He gave him some food and money.  It seems Xavier's likability has made a few fans.  People like to root for him.

He posed for me, and although he took most shots with his eyes open, this one with them closed speaks to me the most.


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Quote --> When people blunder around this city, all they see are streets and shops and cars.  When you walk with Sherlock Holmes, you see the battlefield.  -- Sherlock (episode 1)
TV --> husband just discovered Sherlock this past month (BBC season 1 first aired 2010).  Sad to know that my great love for the Doctor could be usurped in the first 20 minutes of watching Sherlock.  Turns out the original Doctor Who from the 60's was actually modeled after Sherlock Holmes.  So the parts I love in Doctor Who I get to experience during the entire episode of Sherlock.  Brilliant! :)
BOOKS --> But wait, it gets worse.  I'm also reading the Sherlock Holmes books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  I've always been interested in checking out his works.  Typically it's better to read the book before watching the film, but in this case, I'm glad I'm reading after seeing the new Sherlock tv series because I have a much better feel for and idea of Sherlock.  I quickly read through the two books of short stories and loved them.

Just finished reading George Carlin's autobio "Last Words". He is candid and sincere and he has become approachable to me.  No longer some famous person up in the clouds that I would never consider approaching, I now could see myself stopping him on the street and saying hi and even chatting with him.  Broke my heart when he passed away three years ago.  RIP George.

Now reading Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography.
MUSIC --> Scissor Sisters "Night Work" continues to be my current favorite.
MOVIES --> none I can think of at this time (gasp)
GAMES --> worldofsolitaire.com  Hell yeah, finally a place to play more than one or two variations of the game.  Until I'm familiar with the game, I have to refer to my paperback solitaire book for how to play the game as the site rules are really good except for the very brand new beginner.  But otherwise, great site.
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