Monthly Archives: April 2010

English is a Funny Language

“You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead.”        Laurel and Hardy I came across this quote and laughed. It still strikes me as hilarious, though I am not sure why. Last night my wife was … Continue reading

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Every Path Leads Somewhere

I was lying in bed early this morning after waking up from a strange nightmare. Something about pulling papers out of a confidential file that I wasn’t supposed to access. I ended up with some terrible lung disease as a … Continue reading

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Back to Work Blahs

I am just finishing my spring break week off, and I feel very ambivalent about what I have spent my time doing and going back to my routine of having the middle of my day absorbed by work. I like … Continue reading

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Here I Am Again Wondering How I Got Here

My memory is so mysterious and unreliable, shifty, that I have to set up landmarks in my own history to tie it down, but stable points are hard to find, the births of my children, the day Mary and I … Continue reading

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The Dead Do Not Weep

The sounds of sorrow, pain and horror; sighs, moans, shrieks, and howls, can be the sounds of joy, rapture and ecstasy. Laughter can be an expression of happy surprise or vicious derision Light can be enlightenment or the harsh glare … Continue reading

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Pay No Attention to The Screaming Chickens

Change always brings with it fear and loathing for many, for example the weird behavior around health care reform. We are heading into some dangerous times because of peoples rigid ideas about the world need to loosen up, and that … Continue reading

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Thinking About The Way People Think

I have been thinking and reading a lot lately about the way people think. Reading the novel, “Black Boy” by Richard Wright and listening a lecture about the author and changes he had to make in order to get it … Continue reading

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