Tag Archives: thoughts

Important

Once upon a time I sat down and I thought to myself, I am gonna be important. Super-dee-duper important. But that was the end of the thought. I didn’t really make a plan or anything. I had the thought and … Continue reading

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There is a squirrel in a tree looking up at me, the tastiest nut he could ever see.

There are faces and names and they swim in and out. I think descriptions at them to try and keep them separate in my head. So many have children. So many have hopes. So many have lives. We all have … Continue reading

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say what I really think

If I’m afraid to say what I really think, does that count as Logophobia? Or does it just mean I’m a chickenshit? When I sit and I listen to people talking to each other and I have a thought in … Continue reading

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Make a List, Cross Things Off, The Day Feels Complete

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Words to Begin 2013

Old books. New ideas. Lots of words. First day of the year. You can begin anything anytime, it is all terribly arbitrary, but I plan on beginning today.

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Circle

Her: Do you ever look down at your slice of anchovy pizza and see trilobites? Me: Think a bit like a caveman with cheese? Her: Exactly. There are worse things in life than have a good friend that understands you, … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. —Carl Sagan

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Random School Thoughts

We’ve been discussing the use of sexual metaphor in class. I am always amazed and sort of flabbergasted when people gasp when the idea of sexuality and floral moisture are discussed in a way and people come to the realization … Continue reading

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matters

No matter how far down things go, there is always the guarantee that my mother will need independence. No matter how ridiculous it looks, my son seems remarkably comfortable in sagging pants. I suppose it makes sense, it is just … Continue reading

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favorite

In the waiting room a woman told anyone that would listen that she was having dinner with her favorite ex-husband. How many do you need to have before you can start to select a favorite and a least favorite? What … Continue reading

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