Kurt Vonnegut (2009). “Mother Night: A Novel”, p.5, Dial Press
“I see so many fools in this world that sometimes I could just go home and cry about what people do to themselves Hey, wake up, wake up, look here! Think a minute, think a minute. This is your life! You got, what, ten, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty years here, and you gonna beContinue reading “This Is Your Life!”
hot searing sun broiling the desert not a house or any building to be seen for as far as the eye can see carcasses of long ago dead animals litter the ground rattle snakes hissing scorpions and black widows crawling seeking to bite and deposit their deadly venom no water to be found not anContinue reading “Thoughts From A Tired Mind”
“At the end of the day, all you can hope for is to go on. The older I get, the more I realize that just keeping on keeping on is what life’s all about.” ~ Janis Ian, Singer-songwriter
“Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.” ~ Lisa St. Aubin de Terán, Novelist
the month of August is now in the home stretch and life goes on
*French philosopher, 1909-1943
“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
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
Mr Positive debates Mr Negative. Egos clash. Neither comes out a winner. Both egos deflated.
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
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
Traveling the infinite highway to freedom.
All ye caffeine junkies, drink up, and get wired.
Chasing the American dream. Its elusive.
living, loving, enjoying life.
“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”
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“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.
“I’m not a film star; I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity.” ~ Vivien Leigh – Actress, (1913-1967)
Jim Morrison (1943 – 1971), No One Hear Gets Out Alive
Joey Ramone – Musician, B: May 19, 1951 – D: April 15, 2001
Road of life is rocky and you may stumble too, so while you talk about me, someone else is judging you. ~ Bob Marley, Song lyrics – Judge Not (single, 1961)
“Life and death matters, yes. And the question of how to behave in this world, how to go in the face of everything. Time is short and the water is rising.” ~ Raymond Carver, Writer – (1938-1988)
Sholem Aleichem, leading Yiddish author and playwright. 1859-1916
B. July 22, 1890 – D. January 22, 1995
Is everybody in?… Is everybody in?… Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin… The program for this evening is not new. You’ve seen this entertainment through and through. You’ve seen your birth, your life and death. You might recall all the rest. Did you have a good world when you died? Enough toContinue reading “Is Everybody In ~ Jim Morrison”
“Maybe that’s what life is… a wink of the eye and winking stars.” ~ Jack Kerouac
There are some things in life I do not care to talk about, and that is religion. I am not religious, and i haven’t been for quite a long time. I don’t like it, when certain people try to talk about it, and when they do, I walk away. Also, there are religious bloggers whoContinue reading “A Note About Me”
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome. -Isaac Asimov
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. ~Matsuo Basho
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. ~Hermann Hesse
“No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderness, finding himself depending solely on himself and thereby learning his true and hidden strength” – Jack Kerouac
She’s savoring the all around beauty, of the numerous wild flowers.
She lives in a household full of mad, whacked-out people.
Living the life of a nomad.
“The Four Conditions of Happiness: Life in the open air, Love for another being, Freedom from ambition, Creation” ~Albert Camus
The daily daydreamers bus has arrived.
“Put down the pen someone else gave you. No one ever drafted a life worth living on borrowed ink.” – Jack Kerouac
“It is my view that the simplest explanation is there is no God. No one created the universe and no one directs our fate. This leads me to a profound realization. There is probably no heaven, and no afterlife either. We have this one life to appreciate the grand design of the universe, and forContinue reading “Stephen Hawking Quote”
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. ~Erica Jong
“The aim of human life is to know thyself. Think for yourself. Question authority. Think with your friends. Create, create new realities. Philosophy is a team sport. Philosophy is the ultimate, the ultimate aphrodisiac pleasure. Learning how to operate your brain, learning how to operate your mind, learning how to redesign chaos” – Timothy Leary
Born: January 15, 1929 ~ Died: April 4, 1968
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. -Wilma Rudolph
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life. -Simone Weil
Life is just a bowl of cherries, don’t take it serious, its mysterious. Life is just a bowl of cherries, so live and laugh and laugh at love, love a laugh, laugh and love. -Bob Fosse
Born: February 13, 1961 – Occupation: Musician
he awoke around 2:00 am and he couldn’t get back to sleep he decided to thrown on some clothes and take a walk the air was warm and it made him feel good ambling on down the street he sees two women in black heels totally naked standing at the corner as he approached theyContinue reading “Short Story”
Sam was in his glory, as the woman behind the counter, gave him a bag of day old muffins and doughnuts. She also filled his thermos with fresh brewed coffee. Sam is homeless, and has no job. He forages in the dumpsters for returnable cans and bottles, which keeps him busy. Now he is thankfulContinue reading “Quick Fiction”
And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. -Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)
Life consists in what a man is thinking all day. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Born: January 15, 1929 – Died: April 4, 1968
Soon we will have completed our annual list of good intentions. Across the country there are millions of cigarettes waiting to be stomped out, tons of fat waiting to be lost, miles to be run, lives to be organized, selves to be improved. Once again, we will pass resolutions as if we were our ownContinue reading “January 1st”