For the first time, the first, I laid my heart open to the benign indifference to 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
stale bread makes lousy sandwiches
Books are the carriers of civilization … They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print. ~ Barbara W. Tuchman (1912-1989)
Traveling the infinite highway to freedom.
people on the stoops watching the passersby hydrants open spraying cool water on the neighborhood kids ice cream truck has arrived people lining up to buy and enjoy an ice cream or something cold to drink to hot cook inside so pizza and sandwiches are the meals for the hungry the ones without a/c sufferContinue reading “The City”
If Jack Kerouac were alive what would be his thoughts of the state of affairs this country It would surely be an interesting read
eating a pear accompanied with a cup of black French Roast coffee while reading emails and blogs
glitz and glimmer, not my forte
All ye caffeine junkies, drink up, and get wired.
Chasing the American dream. Its elusive.
Tod Stiles (Martin Milner) and Buzz Murdoch (George Maharis) on Route 66 an old black and white television show with great screenwriting and acting
living, loving, enjoying life.
Conversing with unicorns and glow worms.
Monday evening still breathing thinking eating reading and whatever else alive and well human beings do
“Governments don’t want a population capable of critical thinking, they want obedient workers, people just smart enough to run the machines and just dumb enough to passively accept their situation.You have no choice. You have owners. They own you. They own everything. They own all the important land. They own, and control the corporations. They’veContinue reading “Governments don’t want a population of critical thinking ….”
On some summer days in New York City, the air hangs thickly visible, like the combined exhalations of eight million souls. Steam rising from vents underground makes you wonder if there isn’t one giant sweat gland lodged beneath the city. ~ Diane Ackerman
Jean-Paul Sartre, Philosopher – Born: June 21, 1905 – Died: April 15, 1980
“Consider a man riding a bicycle. Whoever he is, we can say three things about him. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. Most important of all, we know that if at any point between the beginning and theContinue reading “Journey Through Life ~ William Golding”
the eyes see all the eyes tell all
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven. ~ Emily Dickinson
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Psychologist, 1900 – 1980
tired as tired, can be
Sometimes quiet people really do have a lot to say. They’re just being careful about who they open up to. ~ Susan Gale
The best things in life are free. Sunsets and sunrises are free. Air is free. Love is free. Death is free. The best things in life are free. ~ Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
I’ll read my books and I’ll drink coffee and I’ll listen to music, and I’ll bolt the door. Continue reading “I’ll read my books ….”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Writer / 1749 – 1832
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
Barbara Billingsley , played June Cleaver in “Leave it to Beaver”
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
Abigail Adams, Former First Lady of the United States – 1744 – 1818
Miles Davis, Musician – B: May 26, 1926 – D: September 28, 1991
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
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.
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-
Diane Ackerman, American poet, essayist, savage and naturalist 1948-
There are no whole truths. All truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil. ~ Alfred North Whitehead
writing a post even a so-called simple one is not as easy as it seems
drinking a great cup of coffee makes everything else in life an afterthought