Zip, zero, nada, nil, the big O days left. Done, finished, the end.
Change is good, replied the cashier.
Four years of whatever you want to call it, soon will be just a distant memory. History will not treat it kindly.
One day and/or 24 hours to go. Then it will be the day we’ve been anticipating for, January 20, 2021.
1/20/2021. The end is in sight.
2 yup 2 days left till January 20
Did you hear? No I didn’t.
“Reality is the #1 cause of insanity among those who are in contact with it”
~ Edgar Allan Poe
Yesterday was the old norm.
Today, the new one.
Slip, sliding, spinning on the ice.
3 days till January 20
“Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.”
~ Harry Emerson Fosdick
Pouring rain. Walking outdoors on standby.
4 days till January 20
5 days left till January 20. Getting close.
6 days till January 20
“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.”
~ Elie Wiesel
7 days till January 20
Shortly afternoon time, I got my first Covid-19 vaccine shot. The second will be three weeks from now, February 2.
8 days till January 20, and hopefully, the ugliness ends in Washington.
9 days till January 20.
New day. New challenges, or not.
Beautiful day to kick back. Yep!
New year. New month. New day.
10 days till January 20. The end is in sight.
Brand new day. Same old shit.
11 days left for the clown show to exit on January 20
“Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.”
~ Mwai Kibaki
12 days till January 20
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“I learn a great deal by merely observing you, and letting you talk as long as you please, and taking note of what you do not say.”
~ T. S. Eliot
16 days till the orange man exits the White House on January 20.
“The journey, Not the destination matters.”
~ T. S. Eliot
Sunday frame of mind. All good.
17 days till January 20
“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.”
~ Agatha Christie
2020 finished. Time to move on.
“A philosopher once asked, “Are we human because we gaze at the stars, or do we gaze at them because we are human?” Pointless, really…”Do the stars gaze back?” Now that’s a question.”
~ Neil Gaiman
18 days till January 20
“To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust.”
~ Henry David Thoreau
“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.”
~ Shirley Chisholm
19 days till January 20. Hopefully, things get better.
20 days left until January 20, 2021
“Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.”
~ Alfred North Whitehead
21 days till January 20, 2021
Only two days left of 2020, then we can put this upside down year, in the rear view mirror.
22 days until orange man is done on January 20, 2021
“Too many people live too much in the past. The past must be a springboard, not a sofa.”
~ Harold MacMillan
23 days till January 20, 2021
Peter Deunov, Bulgarian Philosopher – July 11, 1864 – December 27, 1944
24 days left till January 20, 2021
Yesterday’s rain washed the snow away.
25 days till January 20, 2021
26 days till January 20, 2021
“The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.”
~ William James
27 days till January 20, 2021
“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.”
~ Rose Kennedy
28 days till January 20, 2021
For even bad poetry has relevance for what it does not say for what it leaves out.
29 days till he is gone on January 20, 2021
“The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.
Today and tomorrow are yet to be said.
The chances, the changes are all yours to make.
The mold of your life is in your hands to break.”
~ J. R. R. Tolkien
30 days till January 20, 2021
“We need to write because so many of our stories are not being heard. Where could they be heard in this era of fear and media monopolies? Writing allows us to transform what has happened to us and to fight back against what’s hurting us. While not everyone is an author, everyone is a writer and I think that the process of writing is deeply spiritual and liberatory.”
31 days till January 20, 2021
Walking on crunchy snow. Beautiful feeling.
“Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food. But to eat when you are sick, is to feed your sickness.”
32 days till normalcy returns on January 20, 2021
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35 days till Biden/Harris take over on January 20, 2021
“Novels are fictions and therefore they tell lies, but through those lies every novelist attempts to tell the truth about the world.”
~ Paul Auster
“Read widely, and without apology. Read what you want to read, not what someone tells you you should read.”
~ Joyce Carol Oates
36 days till January 20, 2021
37 days till you know who is out the door on January 20, 2021.
38 days till January 20, 2021
39 days till January 20, 2021