The half-whacked preacher, is speaking the unspeakable of a lewd and lascivious nature.
I write differently from what I speak, I speak differently from what I think, I think differently from the way I ought to think, and so it all proceeds into deepest darkness. ~ Franz Kafka
Caught stealing his neighbor’s newspaper, he declared depraved indifference.
“To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.” ~ William Blake ‘Auguries of Innocence’ (c. 1803)
“In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors.” ~ William Blake, Poet ~ 1757 – 1857
It is so hard to leave-until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world. ~ John Green, Author
“If people would just look at the paintings, I don’t think they would have any trouble enjoying them. It’s like looking at a bed of flowers, you don’t tear your hair out over what it means.” ~ Jackson Pollock, Died: August 11, 1956 ~ 44 y/o
“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ~ Toni Morrison, 88 y/o – Author, Nobel Laureate
may the slice of toast land on the floor buttered side facing up
Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it’s right, It’s easy. It’s the other way around, too. If it’s slovenly written, then it’s hard to read. It doesn’t give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader. ~ Maya Angelou
Twyla Tharp, American Dancer
let it go let it flow let it go
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austrian-British philosopher ~ 1889 – 1951
Pedestrians ignoring the street corner preacher.
“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” ~ Audrey Hepburn, Actress 1929 – 1993
Horace, Ancient Roman Poet 65 BC – 8 BC
reading writing posting blogging walking eating not nesesarily in that order
A man only learns by two things; one is reading and the other is association with smarter people. ~ Will Rogers
W. H. Auden, Anglo-American poet ~ 1907 – 1973
new day nothing’s changed ho hum
Mr Positive debates Mr Negative. Egos clash. Neither comes out a winner. Both egos deflated.
Eudora Welty (1998), “Stories, Essays and Memoir”
“It is necessary … for a man to go away by himself … to sit on a rock … and ask, ‘Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going?” ~ Carl Sandburg, Writer, 1878-1967
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. ~ Albert Einstein
With the high heat and humidity, having/drinking plenty of water, is a good thing.
Trekking with the numerous lost souls. The journey continues on.
Paul Valery, Bizarre, issues 24-31, (p. 102), 1962
Frank McCourt (1999), Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir
Thinking aloud. Let the world hear.
Born: September 23, 1926 – Died: July 17, 1967
Anna Freud, Austrian Psychologist
May Sarton, Poet, B: May 3, 1912 – D: July 16, 1995
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, Inventor, 1856 – 1943
I am me always will be me no one will ever change me as I was born as me so the end result is a total me and I am happy to be me
Elizabeth Kenny, Born: September 20, 1880 – Died: November 30, 1952
sit back relax with a book and try to put the heat and the high humidity behind you
“He who does not travel, who does not read, who does not listen to music, who does not find grace in himself, she who does not find grace in herself, dies slowly.” ~ Pablo Neruda, Senator of Chile Born: July 12, 1904 – Died: September 23, 1973
“Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.” ~ John Locke, Philosopher ~ 1632-1704
basking in the sunshine
To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie – True Poems flee – ~Emily Dickinson, c.1879
Delicious hollandaise sauce on meatloaf extraordinaire
“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” ~ William Faulkner, Born:Continue reading “Read Everything ~ William Faulkner”
Born: July 6, 1907 – Died: July 13, 1954
G. C. Lichtenberg, German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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