Before I do something important — like spend the rest of my afternoon working on PowerPoint slides, also known as, How the West Was Won — I need to clear my brain of brain junk. Brain junk, like space junk, is the accumulation of slow-moving yet annoying objects that are always about to pop your helmet as you attempt to repair the foam so that you don’t burn your ass up during...
Department of Small Victories
Purchasing pre-cut pineapple for $4.99 OUCH and pre-cut strawberries and blueberries for $4.99 OUCH OUCH. Managing to eat all of it for breakfast throughout the week before it went bad. #FRUIT #Japan-level pricing #My body is a wonderland
It’s kind of like falling asleep on a boogie board,” he says. “You take a nap...– Mark Leyner, World-Champion Satirist, Returns to Reclaim His Crown - NYTimes.com
And So, We Negotiate
What Happens Now?
The 10 of Wands is not a good sign. And oh yeah THANKS SATURN for staying in my orbit until October. And oh oh yeah yeah, THANKS TO NO ONE IN PARTICULAR that I have become so desperate I am now turning to tarot cards and astrology to make sense of the present. Perhaps I’ll start a new fortune-telling practice involving Chicken McNugget dipping sauces. “You have selected Honey...
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Once we were men who beat up bullfighters. Now, when bad, we make unauthorized...– What ‘Leaving the Atocha Station’ Says About America - NYTimes.com
I’m learning a lot about myself. I am thinking often of my grandfather. Who lived the last 30 years of his life — my entire life — with chronic lower back pain. A botched prostate surgery? No one ever really took the time to explain this to me. I remember stretchy white back braces with velcro, and another one that had some electric zappy things. Lumbar pillows. Heating pads....