Did you know: The rook in chess is named from an Arabic word rukh, meaning chariot. This reflects its ability to move quickly in straight lines, but not leap over obstacles. During the Middle Ages, when chariots were no longer in use, the rook was gradually modified to look more like the turret of a castle.
Thought of the day: Last post of the year. It's kinda fitting that it's something beautiful instead of some random pictures I found online. 2009 was an amazing year where I got the opportunity to see wonderful things all over the world and connect with new people and new friends. No regrets looking back and only lots of hope looking forward. Cheers to you all and I hope you find an incredible 2010.
Food for thought:
Turkey breast wrapped in bacon with a slice of both serrano and jalapeno peppers tucked inside. The turkey was baked until just cooked through then served with a corn salad. The salad consisted of roasted fresh white corn, sweet and tart granny smith apples, red onion, radishes, parsley, lemon juice, dijon, and olive oil.
-Alvinism of the Wildboyz