Category: The Random

Dump Date

I just need somewhere to dump all my negativity. -Van Morrison Wordless Wednesday- Dump Date Not the most traditional of dates but FREE dump day only comes twice per year! I’ll take a few extra hours alone with The Handsome Prince even if it means we’re making a dump date. Who knew knew a place …

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Make It Happen

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” -Steve Jobs …

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Great Balls Of Fire

 I question not if thrushes sing, If roses load the air; Beyond my heart I need not reach When all is summer there. — John Vance Cheney   Welcome to Great Balls Of Fire- July Fly On The Wall! Have you ever thought about what people might think if they saw what goes on behind-the-scenes …

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The Land Of Universe

“If nobody is everybody then somebody can be anybody.” Welcome to Take Two of July’s Secret Subject Swap. This week, 11 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts. Today …

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Once Upon A Time

 “Growing up is never easy. You hold on to things that were. You wonder what’s to come. But that night, I think we knew it was time to let go of what had been, and look ahead to what would be. Other days. New days. Days to come. The thing is, we didn’t have to …

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Bliss

“Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.” -Deepak Chopra I am thrilled to share with you today the poetry of a beautiful young lady, my oldest daughter Marin. (AKA Min) She has filled notebooks full of her poetry and short stories but she’s been a …

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Welcome To California

“The family.  We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that …

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It’s Just Too Hard

Behind every small business, there’s a story worth knowing. All the corner shops in our towns and cities, the restaurants, cleaners, gyms, hair salons, hardware stores- these didn’t come out of nowhere. -Paul Ryan I had the pleasure of putting together a marketing campaign for a local small business last Fall. Great idea, cute company, sharp …

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My Messy Room

“Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.” -T.S. Eliot *For the millionth time I requested that …

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Pants On Fire

I never encourage deceit, and falsehood, especially if you have got a bad memory, is the worst enemy a fellow can have. The fact is truth is your truest friend, no matter what the circumstances are. -ABRAHAM LINCOLN, letter to George E. Pickett, Feb. 22, 1841 Welcome to Take One of March’s Secret Subject Swaps. …

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The Shop Lot

A critic is a man that knows the way but can’t drive the car. -Kenneth Tynan Wordless Wednesday- The Shop Lot        

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Just Another Day In May

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed to uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. -Helen Keller Welcome to the May Fly On The Wall- Just Another Day In May! Have you ever thought about what people might think if they saw what goes on behind-the-scenes at …

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Take Positive Action

  For a very long time I allowed the scary things I’ve been through dictate what I would do in the present and how I would feel. It was like living the hell over and over each day. Like wearing a floor length fur coat when it’s 115 degrees outside and you are unable to …

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The “Music” Man

  I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don’t let anybody tell you different. -Kurt Vonnegut   As the school year is slowly coming to a close, we’ve had many performances and concerts to attend.  K’s love of the arts ensures that we’re always attending her newest show. A local …

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Legion Of Rogue Super Powered Squirrels

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find ways to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. – Buddha Alright, who’s the wisenheimer here? …

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