Archive for the ‘Thoughts Profound and Otherwise’ Category

Stream Of Consciousness And Easy Decisions

August 2, 2021

Okay . . . it looks like the problem is a two dollar seal that needs replacing to make things work again. I can do that, but I see most people are recommending replacing the whole assembly if it’s more than five years old, or if you have no idea when the last time it was changed.

Well, I definitely fall into both categories on that because I have no idea when it was last changed, but it was certainly more than five years ago.

Still, I have a lot to do this week, and I hate to give up a quick two dollar fix in favor of a . . .

*reads a little further*

. . . quick ten dollar fix that will vastly improve everything.

Huh, okay then. Quick ten dollar fix it is.

That Happens When Abnormal Because The New Normal For a While

July 30, 2021

One more thing on the subject of my prolonged “unwellness”:

I’ve come to realize that I’ve been out sorts for so long that I literally may not recognize right away when I am fully recovered.

Thoughts On Yet Another Rainy Afternoon

July 28, 2021

At this point I’d even put up with some fair-weather friends just to experience some fair weather . . .

Not My Joke, But Some Jokes Are So Bad You Just HAVE To Steal Them

July 27, 2021

Recently the winner of the 40th Annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest In Key West was determined.

I’m told the resemblance was mind-blowing.

Because Choosy People Choose Not To Do It

July 26, 2021

There are a lot of unsung heroes in this world, but those who clean out old peanut butter jars should at least get a limerick now and then.

Not Always An Easy Task

July 23, 2021

Friends and family, among other things, are there to love you, accept you as who you are, and to, when necessary, call you out on your B.S.

You can always tell your true friends and family because they’re the one’s trying not to enjoy that last one TOO much.

I’m Still Behind The Curve On Other Improvements, But They’re Happening Too

July 22, 2021

Well . . . it’s happening slowly, but it is happening.

I’m getting better at goofing off.

And There’s Not A Lot Of Tools In That Box To Begin With

July 21, 2021

I know I’ve mentioned this sentiment before, but seriously people, the cheap “Betcha didn’t see that comin'” (but makes no sense) “shock” twist is the crudest tool in the hack writer’s toolbox.

That’s Putting It Mildly

July 20, 2021

Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they’d originally anticipated.

– Amy Morin

And There Are Enough Necessary Battles To Fight As It Is

July 16, 2021

Look, world at large, you can do what you think is best (because you will anyway), but I assure you that drawing unnecessary battle lines just leads to unnecessary battles.