Life is not like a box of chocolates. It is more akin to a piñata. In both cases, however, you never know what you will get. But the manner of the getting is vastly different. And that’s my thought for the day.
Cutting onions can be a bother. Sulfur compounds are released when you slice through them. They mix with the tears in your eyes to form an acid. More or less. The acid irritates your eyes even more. You close your eyes. You blink a lot. It only seems to make it worse. The more tearsContinue reading “Onions”
Some anniversaries are cause for celebration. Some are cause for regret. Some are unremarkable and pass by without notice. Birthdays are great. Wedding anniversaries can go either way. I’m just saying. I don’t really know why we put such stock in the passage of one year. Or why we have to commemorate in some wayContinue reading “Anniversaries”
Now and then I am astounded anew by the incredible beauty and unimaginable complexity of the world around me. I feel awe and appreciation and gratitude for being allowed to be a part of it. I experience a closeness that gives me peace and a sense of purpose like nearly no other thing can. ItContinue reading “In Gratitude for Beauty”
For the most part, I spend my days with people very near to my own age. I do get the opportunity now and then to spend some time with people considerably younger than me. I’m not talking about ten year olds. I’ve reached an age where I think thirty is pretty darn young. Oh my!Continue reading “There’s Nothing to Figure Out”