Random fact (useless info): It's impossible to lick your elbow unless you're double-jointed. (I'll bet you're trying to lick it now.)
Questions to ponder:
If the professor on Gilligan's Island can make a radio out of a coconut,
why can't he fix a hole in a boat?
If there's no such thing as a stupid question, what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask a question?
"In math, you don't understand things, you just get used to them."
"When everybody is somebody, then nobody is anybody."
"Laugh at yourself before anyone else can."
"Better to remain silent and be thought an idiot than to speak up and remove all doubt."
"Be yourself because the people who mind don't matter and the people that matter don't mind."
"Chocolate: here today, gone today." (Thanks, notabanana!!)
"People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in, their true beauty is only seen if there is a light within."
"People are like puzzle pieces. They will never quite fit into somebody else's place any more than somebody else can fit into theirs"
"Skill is successfully walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls. Intelligence is not trying."
Summary: Andromeda Black was one of the few Black’s who stood up for what was right. This story
follows Andromeda through her seven years at Hogwarts, as she figures out that family values aren’t always the right ones, makes true friends, and, eventually, severs herself from her family forever.
Summary: "By the time a girl like me has graduated from high school, she hardly remembers any of her friends from her elementary days. I think back to my first years in school and I remember little—names and faces, but not much more than that. . . But there’s one boy that I will never forgot, not for as long I as live." Christina has just moved to Little Whinging, and she befriends a boy named Harry Potter. From the author of "Woes of a Midget Owl" and "Buckbeak's Ferret Dinner."
Summary: It is England in the early 1800's, Bonapart is reigning in France and tensions between the two countries are running high. Phillip must face the secrets of his past while still surviving in the present. It takes the portrait of a remarkable girl to teach him that he can find trust in a world gone mad.
Winner of the June/July monthly challenge, #1: autobiography, and overall winner. By coppercurls of Hufflepuff house.
Summary: Lemon Drops is a short story about a young muggle woman working at Biddle's Sweetshop in Little Whinging. Late one night, on the very day that Harry Potter became "the boy who lived," she recieves a strange customer...
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Summary: *One shot* It is Lily and James's fifth year, and they have to endure many extremely dull classes. To pass the time, they swap notes. This is a collection of most of those notes ... and the madness that inevitably ensues.
Summary: Auror-in-training Kingsley Shacklebolt is learning to blend in with the crowd in downtown London. There, he meets a small, lost girl, and learns how much impact a simple act of kindness can really have.