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Enduring philosophies and favorite quotes

“Disaster strikes, font sizes increase instead of action and donations.”

Playlist pieces

I know,
someday I might be looking around, trying to find some purpose.
Well, purpose can’t be that hard to find, as long as I’ve got the wind, the wind and your love to carry me.

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I want so much to open your eyes, ‘cause I need you to look into mine.

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"Everything counts a little more than we think..."

22 June 2019 Saturday

slated in reading at 2:31 pm

‘…she could not bear to lose the chance to be with you for a while longer.’
‘This may complicate matters for me,’ said Daneel thoughtfully.
‘It is in a good cause,’ said Giskard.

Asimov is hilarious and a complete romantic (on multiple levels). And Daneel and Giskard are the cutest best friends ever. —Even more than Daneel+Lije Baley. And even a smidgen ahead of the super cute Aziraphale+Crowley.

30 May 2019 Thursday

Playlist 05 - 06/2019

slated in playlists at 11:24 pm

Gregory BrothersTosche Station
Jukebox the Ghost – Colorful, Fred Astaire, Time and I
Ani DifrancoFuel, 32 Flavors
Blue OctoberI Hope You’re Happy
Nahko and Medicine For The People – Black as Night
Dodie – Secret for the Mad, Burned Out
Sufjan Stevens – Love Yourself, With My Whole Heart
Jamie Cullum – For the Love
The Ballroom ThievesArchers

14 May 2019 Tuesday

slated in moments at 11:36 pm

Past Me lowercased things and herself for a looong time. I appreciate that she consciously stopped doing that, at least in text. It’s a visual and marked difference.
(‘Split the difference on the tense.)

Who penned the quote “a difference to be a difference must make a difference”? I don’t know; I like it. I also like “Living is a thing you do now or never—which do you?” That one’s Piet Hein.

The dress I wanted to wear on Saturday, for alllll the previous week, was remarkably hiding on Saturday and turned up only today; it did very good hiding. I wonder where when it wants to be worn instead.

When I decide to bedtime, it’s typically about two hours later that I get myself to bed. Unsolved mystery.

I don’t know how to comment on the show that eeeeveryone is watching and discussing, without a due rant about direwolves.

Still happies: buttered popcorn, baby bunny in the grass, bluebirds of happiness, super soft pants, super soft things, redox molecules, gaming glasses, really raw honey, hellions, calling them hellions.

Passed three sets of hellions on the path home, walking today. And a bluebird that I didn’t quite recognize about midway walk. And a titmouse or two. And woodducklings paddling in the distance with at least half a dozen adult male woodducks about. And babyish bunny, possibly first of the season.

Dear friends are in flight, with family, on their own, planning, smiling, wondering, hoping. And I am late to the early sleeping game I was aiming to play. And I am very well, and happy.

08 May 2019 Wednesday

Fuel

I am really surprised I never noted Ani DiFranco’s Fuel here, neither complete lyrics nor excerpt. I have referenced it, at least in 2007; feels underrepresented, given how much it’s cycled through my head the past many years.

23 April 2019 Tuesday

I have had it with all these constant nonsense ships

slated in mainstream, mused at 7:06 pm

Why is EVERYONE constantly making any two people a romantic ship these days if they’re seen on screen together for all of two seconds? It is Not sane and it has Bad implications for the real world, and assumptions and approaches and expectations and interpretations. Two happy seconds with a person does Not mean a whole thing.

31 January 2019 Thursday

Timshel, Bernard.

Westworld said timshel! Anthony Hopkins said timshel. ::happy me::

23 January 2019 Wednesday

My Dear, you were

slated in prose/poetry at 9:35 pm

I have seen you in various stages of undress;
Dearest will ever be when you told me.
—when it was true, and so were you.

So many all the things

SO MANY ALL the things. Podcasts, library books, books on my shelves, streaming audio, friends’ content, news programs, stories, educational programs, ETC.

Too many all the things. I cannot all the things.

14 January 2019 Monday

Playlist 09/2018 - 01/2019

slated in playlists at 9:03 pm

Tyler LyleLost & Found
D’Mentes feat. Lai SiTodo Tu Amor
DJ KhalilElevate (Elephant!)
Lori McKenna – Mamas Cooking
Ben Rector – Brand New
dodie – Human, Arms Unfolding
Orla Gartland – Overthinking
Lauren Aquilina – King
Great Lake Swimmers – Various Stages
Dodie Clark, Orla Gartland, Tessa Violet, Lauren AquilinaCrazy Human Psycho Crush mashup

Whatever it turns out you are

slated in mused, mainstream at 8:44 pm

One of my favorite lines from The Magicians is “I’m the official sidekick to whatever it turns out you are.“ I like it for several reasons, and I like that the show is such a ridiculous and realistic and absurd mash of relationships and people and friendships and sexual experiences and even the ones that despise each other still come through and protect one another and it’s real friendship and love, never mind where they are in which official/technical/past/potential/whatever relationships.

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