Archive for the ‘Thoughts Profound and Otherwise’ Category

Planets Don’t Have Gender, And Beauty Can Be Equally Dangerous No Matter The Gender

November 25, 2020

To clarify something about yesterday’s post, the point would be equally valid if the plant was named “Adonis,” so let’s take the right lesson away from this, alright?

I’m Not Sure Where This Stems From

November 23, 2020

I’ve mentioned before that flowers and I don’t get along, but I despise fake flowers as abominations against nature.

You might say the only thing I hate worse than posies are poseurs.

It’s An Evolving Idea

November 20, 2020

The more I watch the dynamics of political success, the more I’m tempted to propose a theory of sociology called the “survival of the git-est.”

Because Understanding That Is The Only Way To Make Sense Of Some Things

November 19, 2020

If there can be only one thing my son learns from studying history, I hope that he learns how strongly the past can resonate into the present and future.

I’m Hoping This Spares Me From Further Questions For A While

November 18, 2020

“If you could have lunch with any one person in the entire world, who would it be?” I was asked this morning.

Now . . . friends and neighbors, there’s a time and a place for questions like that, but early in the morning and out of the blue is neither the time nor the place with me.

“Any one person, living or dead?” I asked for clarification.

“Yes,” I was told.

“I pick the living one then,” I replied.

I Worry About These Things Sometimes

November 17, 2020

As a parent I never want to punish my child for something outside of their control, but I am painfully aware that the Universe isn’t always as forgiving.

Try Not To Force Things, Maybe?

November 16, 2020

It’s silly, I know, but after years of hearing Star Wars references, I’ve started to wonder what you’re supposed to do when the Force isn’t with you . . .

And Talking And Talking . . .

November 13, 2020

I’m reluctant to admit this, but I have finally come to the conclusion that some people don’t care if you’re listening so long as they can keep talking.

Not Out Of The (Flooded) Woods Quite Yet

November 10, 2020

My son: It’s important to remember that the flooding is even higher for some people, so it could have been a lot worse here!

Me: That is absolutely true! But if we continue to get more rain before the waters have time to recede, it could still get worse here.

Contemplations While Standing At My Front Window This Morning

November 9, 2020

That is a LOT of water out there. No harm done here that I can see, but they were NOT kidding about the flood warnings telling people to stay at home! You’d have to be an IDIOT to even think about . . .

*watches a privately owned vehicle forcing it’s way down the flooded street*

This is why we as a species can’t have nice things.