Friday, October 1, 2010

jag älskar sverige

So I just got back from an eight-day trip to southern Sweden. Half of my family lives there so I try to visit as often as possible. I have been there five times now and I must say, that place is fuckin' amazing, pardon my French. So amazing, that, I am thinking about living with my aunt and uncle and going to school in Lund! If you don't travel much, try to get to Europe(if you don't already live there), it is a very fun place to visit. Well that's it for now until i think of something else to add on to here. Until then, here is a picture I took while I was there. It's a walking trail that goes around Bj

Friday, September 17, 2010

birthday time!

So it's my birthday today. Well, technically not for another three hours but it is my birth-date. I'm nineteen years old now :D
I also would like to say that I saw the punk band The Adicts Wednesday night for the fourth time and it was AWESOME, as usual. If you don't listen to them, you should start listening to them. If you haven't seen them, go see them, please. It's just so much fun there! Glitter, cards, confetti, streamers, silly string, and props for miles! You might be able to catch them as they have been on this same tour for three years now (:
EDIT: i took the picture of the party hat down as it was just too darn big!

Sunday, September 12, 2010

super death spider of mega doom.

This is the first time i have used my camera in a while so i thought i would take some pictures of this garden spider hanging out in my backyard. unfortunately i don't have photoshop at the moment so can't make it all fancy :/ but i suppose that's how spiders should be, RAW. (:

Saturday, September 4, 2010

oh jesus

'Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?'
Corinthians 11:14

Thursday, September 2, 2010

spreading the word..

Make an Old Man Happy

I've generally tried not to take this blog too seriously. All of us go through a lot of crap each day and we have our own problems to deal with. If I can make someone forget about those for a moment through a laugh or confusion then my job is complete. But I'd like to ask all of you to take a moment of your time, to make this man's day a bit better.

This is William J. Lashua, a veteran from World War 2 who is celebrating his 90th birthday on Saturday. But look at that notice again, it's asking people to come to his birthday party. I don't know, when you need to ask for people to come to any birthday party that's depressing enough, but he's 90. That means he probably doesn't have any family or friends left to come wish him a happy birthday, and if that isn't the most depressing thing you've heard all day, I don't know what is. You may have seen this in other blogs and what not but it doesn't really matter, I'm just trying to spread this around as much as possible.

I hate this image so much.

His address and mailing information is here:

William J Lashua
c/o Ashburnham American Legion
132 Williams, RD
Ashburnham, MA 01430

I have faith in you guys that you know how to write and mail a letter, if not, that's what the internet is for. If you're incapable of hand-making a card, go out to Hallmark or something and spend a few dollars to buy one. Then run out and buy a small gift or tack on a few dollars to your card and mail it away.

Unless you live close to him I doubt your card and present will arrive by Saturday but that's fine. Wouldn't that be nice for him to be getting birthday cards long after his birthday is done? According to my stats I have people who have viewed this blog from all over the States, Canada, etc., so wouldn't it also be nice for this guy to receive stuff from as many places as possible?

If someone wants to bake him a Starcraft cake that is also acceptable.

So go out and do a good deed, I know will be tomorrow. Just imagining that man having a party similar to that bear is enough to make something inside of me break.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Monday, June 8, 2009

How To Create Lightning In Photoshop!

First, open up adobe photoshop

Create a new document any size you would like.
I started with a cool 5x5"

Then create a new layer. This will be our
lightning layer. Fill the new layer with black.

Then go up to filters > render > difference clouds.

You may want to do this multiple time by pressing
ctrl + F. Keep doing this until you get the desired
effect for your lightning. (the black areas while be
the lightning)

Now go to image > adjustments > invert
(ctrl + I)

Once you have inverted the picture, bring up
the levels diagram by going to image >
adjustments > levels (ctrl + L)
slide the black arrow on the histogram all the
way to the right until you get your desired
lightning effect!

VOILA! You have created lightning and are now
magical! Go show your friends how 1337 you are!

You can also slap it in a picture like this