Yesterday, reading comments about the American election on another site, I came across the idea of Extinction Bursts. Yes, I know now it’s a common idea, but that was the first time I’d heard it, and I took enormous comfort from it. It’s the idea that, right before you change a long time habit, your brain does everything it can to blow up your path: Continue reading
Today is Sweetest Day.
This is the committee that invented Sweetest Day in 1922.
You can just feel the romance in their hot, steely gazes that nevertheless show the vulnerable yet macho souls within.
I’m sure none of them were gropers.
So a couple of things happened this week. Continue reading
This is the fourth post I’ve started on Nick. Which tells me all I need to know: I don’t know Nick. Continue reading
October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.
It’s the gift that gives back.
I’ve been working on the Nick thing, but the other night I took a break for dinner and decided to watch the first episode of Luke Cage, just to see what it was like. Full disclosure, I consumed the first Daredevil series in three days, but quit after the first episode of Jessica Jones (fantastic production but I just couldn’t face another damn rape back story) and the first two episodes of the second Daredevil (because it was boring). I fully expected a street vigilante to be a one-and-done experience because I don’t like vengeance/vigilante stories.
Seven episodes later . . . Continue reading
Today is International Frugal Fun Day.
These people are being chased by bees, an inexpensive way to add excitement to a picnic, which was probably not that much fun anyway because they did it on the cheap.
So I said I’d post today on the second scene, but I’m not going to.
Here’s another demon problem instead:
Today is International Rabbit Day.
No, seriously. Continue reading