Sunday, August 07, 2005

41 Orbits Tomorrow

Always proof of a crazy world... I made it 41 solar orbits! It is a good day to be alive. I am the best thing that ever happened for me.

I love this little song from Monty Python the "Galaxy Song"

Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving
And revolving at nine hundred miles an hour,
That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned,
A sun that is the source of all our power.
The sun and you and me and all the stars that we can see
Are moving at a million miles a day
In an outer spiral arm, at forty thousand miles an hour,
Of the galaxy we call the 'Milky Way'.
Our galaxy itself contains a hundred billion stars.
It's a hundred thousand light years side to side.
It bulges in the middle, sixteen thousand light years thick,
But out by us, it's just three thousand light years wide.
We're thirty thousand light years from galactic central point.
We go 'round every two hundred million years,
And our galaxy is only one of millions of billions
In this amazing and expanding universe.
The universe itself keeps on expanding and expanding
In all of the directions it can whizz
As fast as it can go, at the speed of light, you know,
Twelve million miles a minute, and that's the fastest speed there is.
So remember, when you're feeling very small and insecure,
How amazingly unlikely is your birth,
And pray that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space,
'Cause there's bugger all down here on Earth.
:: posted by Tennessee Jed, 1:33 PM


Happy 41 solar orbits! You are at a good age; not too young not too old. Enjoy your birthday. Nice blog...thanks for linking me.
Blogger red molly, at 5:59 PM  
Heck RM, you cought me in the middle of working on the blog details...Thanks for coming over and I hope you come back soon.
Blogger Tennessee Jed, at 7:29 PM  
August is the best month to be born, at least that's what I think.
Thanks muchly fer the graphics and the good vibes.
Happy b-day, oh young one.
Blogger Joe Powell, at 11:48 PM  
Happy Birthday to you. You share a birthday with my eldest niece. Welcome to the sphere!
Blogger The Editor, at 3:17 AM  
Thanks guys! Hey Now, it is a great time to be alive!
Blogger Tennessee Jed, at 10:11 AM  
hi daddy jed this is your loveing step dauter and i love your blog!
Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:54 AM  

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