Where's My Head?

Mom always said I'd lose it...


The Pursuit of Happiness

Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so.
John Stuart Mill

If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.
Edith Wharton

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
Blaise Pascal

Sometimes you have to give up what you want in order to get what you need. [Ed. note -- Gee, I guess I could have used a Rolling Stones quote for this one, huh? But that would have been pretty low hanging fruit and lately, I've been expecting a little better of myself. ;-) ] Anyhoo, what I've wanted […]

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Life Love

  • 1 week ago




Thoughts in the Dark

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Mark Twain

We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand, and it is no good moving from
place to place to save things; because the shadow always follows. Choose a
place where you won't do harm - yes, choose a place where you won't do
very much harm, and stand in it for all you are worth, facing the sunshine.
E.M. Forster — "A Room with a View"

On Monday of last week, I was among the — what was it, hundreds of thousands or […]

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Life

  • 3 weeks ago




Random Thoughts #3

It's not enough to care about people or to understand them. They have to feel understood and cared for. If they don't, you're not doing it right.

  • "A child who does not play is not a child, but the man who doesn't play has lost forever the child who lived in him and who he will miss terribly." -- Pablo Neruda

  • Apparently, being sappy has made me a sap. But that's a tale for a different time.

  • You know that guy who always parks at the far end of the parking lot for no reason? That's me. I've been doing it […]

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Life Random

  • 1 month ago




Life Goes On

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

La La, How the life goes on
John Lennon & Paul McCartney

You know, I'm gonna stop apologizing for taking so long between posts. Apparently, I'm immune to my own shaming so it's kinda pointless. Suffice it to say, however, that this time it was due to some technical difficulties and leave it at that. (That said, I really do want to post more frequently.)

This one's just going to be a quick life update but, during the aforementioned delay, I've been formulating my thoughts for a meatier (meteor?) post which will […]

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Life Health

  • 2 months ago




Goodbye Twitter - A study in noise reduction

I might as well go up and talk to a wall
'cause all the words are having no effect at all.
It's a funny thing. Am I all alone?
What are words for when no one listens anymore?
Missing Persons — "Words"

I was never a big Missing Persons fan back in the day but I didn't dislike them either. Their videos would show up on MTV now and then and they were generally part of the background din that was so much a part of the early 80s. (For any younger people […]

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Blog Life

  • 4 months ago