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The future’s in the air
I can feel it everywhere
Blowing with the wind of change …
Take me to the magic of the moment
On a glory night
Where the children of tomorrow dream away
In the wind of change

Need to make a list:

  • I spend too much time in front of the computer
  • I spend too much time doing things out of a sense of obligation/duty/responsibility
  • Although I am capable of extreme focus, my interests tend to roam far and wide
  • All of the above leads to a deficit of personal bandwidth
  • … and in the last few years, a deficit of personal accomplishment
  • Changes at work again *sigh*
  • Change because you have to SUCKS
  • Change because you want to is liberating
  • A little less dreaming, a little more doing
  • I need to reprioritize

Turn and face the strange
(David Bowie)


IMG_2529-NYC-two-ladies-in-the-harborI went grocery shopping yesterday afternoon. I was going to pick up a 1/2 gallon of milk, but all the expiration dates were 9/11, so I put it back and moved on.

What with everything else that expired on that date – most notably for me, my sense that Americans are impervious to such acts of war on their own home soil – I just couldn’t bring myself to buy something with a 9/11 expiration date.

One part of me feels like it was silly, but the overwhelming majority of me agrees with the decision and thinks the milk bottling people are going to experience a high number of unsold 1/2 gallons this week.

Has anyone else done anything similar with regard to 9/11? Would you fly on 9/11, or get married or schedule surgery on that date? Have you rescheduled or rearranged something because it would have fallen on 9/11?

Would you have bought the milk?

Perfecting the fine art of slackassery

07172009919.jpg This is the week that Niece No. 2 and I are sitting on the beach doing absolutely nothing productive. I thought I’d give you all an update on what she meant when she updated her Facebook status a few weeks ago, stating that she “never wants to be a parent.

She was babysitting and the kids were apparently being exceedingly not well behaved. She says she thinks about all a parent has to go through, and “ewww, um, NO!”

I’m wondering if it’s something in the DNA…???

Other thorts I’ve been thunking: I’ve been reading The Secret. If the Law of Attraction states that “like attracts like”, then how do we explain magnets and “opposites attract”?

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