#253 September 10.

#253 September 10. [anecdote about 20-year-old “girl” with CP deleted] If there’s one thing that I can stand less than a “Young Abe Lincoln” story, it’s a “Helen Keller” story. Physical and/or sensory disabilities are not the most… Read More

#252 September 9.

#252 September 9. >I personally believe this to be true. I agree with the existentialists >who say that we create our own reality. We have this terrible freedom >to determine our own existence (as in INNER existence). If… Read More

#251 September 8.

#251 September 8. > One of the best things that I ever read long ago was something or other that > said ALL of our perceptions are illusion. We are creatures incapable of > knowing objective absolute reality… Read More

#250 September 7.

#250 September 7. some days you wake up and everything is dull, like you’re looking at the world with dirty saran wrap over your eyes. like your contact lenses are fogged and you can’t get them to clear,… Read More

#249 September 6.

#249 September 6. A woman who doesn’t know me and who hasn’t talked to me, has no basis upon which it would reasonable (to me) to ask me out rather than some guy who is in better shape,… Read More

#248 September 5.

#248 September 5. If enough people told enough people to put their heads under trucks, I’m sure they would do so. I wonder why no-one has thought of doing that? -Noel Coward

#247 September 4.

#247 September 4. The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy. -Steven Weinberg

#246 September 3.

#246 September 3. Something goes awry with Democracy of the hundred millions. In the Athens of old, one man’s anger could shift the stride of the entire populace. Today, your chances of dying in a car crash on… Read More

#245 September 2.

#245 September 2. i’ll never get a decent job this thing with the ex is just a ‘weak moment’ i’ll never get out of debt i’ll never find anyone to love i’ll always be runner up i’ll never… Read More

#244 September 1.

#244 September 1. There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it. -George Bernard Shaw I was looking for a job, and then I found a job, and… Read More