Sensations are the great things, after all. Should you ever be drowned or hung, be sure and make a note of your sensations; they will be worth to you ten guineas a sheet. ~ Edgar Allan Poe
“The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, THAT my friends, is true perversion.” – Harvey Milk
Each day is slowly getting better. The blood-sugar counts are what I am working on, and I won’t give up. I am eating a lot better, though I do have to watch what I eat and drink. That’s it for now.
“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child — our own two eyes. All is a miracle.” – Nhat Hanh
He claims he is a wise man, yet he speaks utter nonsense.
The happy man is spreading good cheer with happy dust.
I am back dealing with health issues. It’s going to be a slow process, in getting to read and write posts.
Please hang in there.
As for posting and answering comments, I will be away from doing anything, until my health issues are straightened out.
No comments, please.
“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.” – Harry S. Truman
Start where you are.
Start with fear.
Start with pain.
Start with doubt.
Start with hands shaking.
Start with voice trembling, but start.
Start and don’t stop.
Start where you are with what you have.
“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” – Soren Kierkegaard
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Xunzi
The telephone is a good to talk to people without having to offer them a drink.
What goes best with a cup of coffee? Another cup. ~Henry Rollins
The mountains are mighty patience, Buddha-man
~Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums
As they are drinking lemonade that was given to them last year, which as gone bad, Willie and Wilma are watching the stray mutt, shitting on their neighbors flower bed.
Two nasty alley cats are going at it, while Willie and Wilma are eating burnt, dry toast.
“You don’t have to teach people how to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.”
– Eldridge Cleaver
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
~Henry David Thoreau
People who try hard to do the right thing always seem mad.
Willie and Wilma are at the kitchen table, drinking day-old brewed coffee, and both are wondering why it tastes like shit.
“We should do three things every day of our life. Number one is laugh. You should laugh every day. Number two is to think, we should spend some time in thought. And, number three is you should have your emotions moved to tears.” – Jim Valvano
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them. ~Benjamin Jowett
“You’ll never be alone if you’ve got a book.” – Al Pacino
Spring is strong and virtuous,
Broad-sowing, cheerful, plenteous,
Quickening underneath the mold
Grains beyond the price of gold.
So deep and large her bounties are,
That one broad, long midsummer day
Shall to the planet overpay
The ravage of a year of war.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth exists; only lies are invented. ~ Georges Braque
“I can only play the sport for so long, I have mathematics for the rest of my life.” – John Urschel (Former football player, Baltimore Ravens)
“Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off.” – Nicky Gumbel
You can destroy your now by worrying about tomorrow.
When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps. ~John Lennon
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ~William Arthur Ward
“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.” ~ Ellen Goodman
The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective.
“Many a time freedom has been rolled back – and always for the same sorry reason: fear.” ~ Molly Ivins
“Reading liberates you. You could know about the world through reading.” ~Paul Theroux
She’s basking in the fake sun, reading fake news, and working on her fake tan.
When wireless is fully applied the earth will be converted into a huge brain, capable of response in every one of its parts. ~Nikola Tesla
sitting on the couch
doing stuff with the tablet
TV is on watching, listening and good for foreground & background noise take your pick
did I mention that I am wearing one of my favorite ivy league shirt
well it’s 3:40 in the afternoon and this is what I have been doing
I live such an amazing exciting ecclectic down to earth life
“Any book worth banning is a book worth reading.” ~ Isaac Asimov
If cats were the double the size they are now, they’d probably be illegal.
~Douglas Coupland – Canadian Novelist
She’s dreamy eyed, and tongue tied.
Wearing his favorite Space Cadet pajamas, he watches TV in his favorite chair, and mumbles away to himself.
“Politics and hypocrites is turning us all into lunatics.” ~ Marvin Gaye
Born: April 2, 1939 ~ Died: April 1, 1984
The April winds are
magical, and thrill our
tuneful frames; the garden
walks are passionate to
bachelors and dames.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Here’s a bumper sticker I’d like to see: “We are the proud parents of a child who’s self-esteem is sufficient that he doesn’t need us promoting his minor scholastic achievements on the back of our car.”
~ George Carlin
“People in Medicaid ought to have access to the same insurance as the rest of the population. If they are segregated, it will be a poor plan for poor people.” ~ John Goodman
People who read the tabloids deserve to be lied to. ~Jerry Seinfeld