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Minister shminister.

Norway's Minister of Defence is in Afghanistan to take home 4 of our soldiers that died in combat. I think that's honorable & they deserve nothing less. BUT my reaction to the article in the newspaper VG  this morning got completely overshadowed by the fact that it looked like a housewife of some sorts had bewildered herself into  Mazar-e Sharif. The way she was dressed is DISRESPECTFUL - both to the deceased & the country she's in. Not to mention she's the Minister of Defence. Shouldn't that alone have made her think about what message she wanna get through? I don't think she would meet heads of state in a vacation outfit...so why the f**k isn't she showing our soldiers the same respect?! ...embarrassing.

Midsummer's eve

I'll seek a four-leaved shamrock in all thy fairy dells, And if I find the charmed leaves, oh, how I'll weave my spells! ~S. L. Just wanted to wish everyone an amazing midsummer's eve. ^^ My broom with its tufts of roses beckoning at the black, with its crown of thistles, prickling the sky, with its carved crescents winking silverly at Diana, with its thick brush of peacock feathers sweeping the night, with its triangle of glinting fur.   I ride over the roofs of doom. I ride while he thinks me safe in our bed. My forehead he thinks that scraggly other broom, my hips that staff, my sex that stump of blackthorn & of twine.   Ah, I will ride over the skies - orange as apricots slashed red with pomegranate clouds - He will think me safe in our bed. He will think I fear such fabulous flight.   It is his bed I fear! I will burn the clouds with my marvelous broom. I will catch Persep