I’ll read my books and I’ll drink coffee and I’ll listen to music, and I’ll bolt the door. […]
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Writer / 1749 – 1832
Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind. ~ Ramana Maharshi
For the first time, the first, I laid my heart open to the benign indifference of the universe. To feel it so like myself, indeed so brotherly, made me realize that I’d been happy, and that I was happy still. ~ Albert Camus
mug of coffee to my left open laptop in front of me a new book that was started this morning sits to the right of me now what the hell shall I do flip a coin rock paper scissors put a blindfold on and pick one spin the bottle good luck
Franz Kafka, Writer – Born: July 3, 1883 – Died: June 3, 1924
Allen Ginsberg, Poet – Born: June 3, 1926 – Died: April 5, 1997
Barbara Billingsley , played June Cleaver in “Leave it to Beaver”
Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January. ~ Hal Borland
During his morning stroll, the elderly man is curious, as to how many bricks did they use in making the one block long sidewalk. Maybe one day, he will find the answer, by the tedious task of counting the red rectangular blocks of clay.
overloaded thinking brings on headaches
For the first time, the weird and the stupid and the coarse are becoming our cultural norms, even our cultural ideal. ~ Carl Bernstein
My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin, American author 1929-
peacefuly spending quality time
Honore de Balzac, Novelist ~ 1799 – 1850
I am me therefore I exist
gathering one’s thoughts
Abigail Adams, Former First Lady of the United States – 1744 – 1818
aimlessly ambling along
Miles Davis, Musician – B: May 26, 1926 – D: September 28, 1991
Enjoy the moment.
We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams. – Albert Einstein
put today’s bullshit in the dumpster make tomorrow a better day
If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, try it for eight, sixteen, thirty-two, and so on. Eventually, one discovers that it is not boring, but very interesting. -Zen Saying
“I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.” ~ Hermann Hesse
People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. ~ Albert Einstein
Bob Dylan, B: May 24, 1941
You’ll never know the kind of person you could be until you take that first step, all alone, into the great unknown. Very few take the step. ~ Hannah Harding
it’s one of them days that I don’t feel like doing a damn thing
In the beginning the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry and has been regarded as a bad move. ~ Douglas Adams
knowing what you already know is known so that is all you need to know
Watching a mysterious mystery which in turn is a total mystery to figure out as its a complete and ultimate mystery to seek answers to the mystery of all mysteries
To read a book for the first time is to make an acquaintance with a new friend; to read it for a second time is to meet an old one. ~ Chinese Saying
Write using the right words and then it will look and read right.
Nudists are fond of saying that when you come right down to it everyone is alike, and again, that when you come right down to it everyone one is different. ~ Diane Arbus
No coffee, her day is doomed.
“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.” ~ Joseph Addison, Essayist 1672 – 1719
“About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all.” ~ Rita Mae Brown. Writer – B: November 28, 1944
Today, May 14 makes it one full year, that I quit smoking, and I don’t miss it.
The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It’s over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam… ~ J. G. Ballard, British author 1930-