I have a gentle regard for people who are gently wacked. Gentle wackos amuse me, frustrate me. Anybody with a tinfoil hat will make me smile. People who think the Antarctic doesn’t exist, it’s a wall of ice maintained by NASA scientists. The guy trying to get 500,000 people to invade Area 51 (‘They can’t kill all of us!’) to locate the Roswell Alien. Loopy is good, though if you’re a cean eater make sure you don’t end up in hospital with vitamin, mineral, and nutrient deficiencies. It happens.
I know a lot of vegans, and I rather like them, but they’re the ones who don’t proselytise and deliver sanctimonious lectures.
Less good are the real fucking weirdo wackjobs. PETA springs to mind. An organisation that sanctions violence aginst humans, reckons a dairy farmer’s children ‘deserve to get cancer,’ who firebomb the houses of people involved in animal research. Humans…
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advice , college , family , friends , fun , health , home , life , lifestyle , love , relationships , roommate , travel , work
I was walking around Target on Saturday night and I truly screamed when I saw that there were already back-to-school supplies out (I mean, come on, it was still frickin’ June). But then, it got me thinking about all the green, young & excited people about to go to college for the first time.
I also have no idea how I’ve been out of college for over two years now…
Living alone isn’t always in the budget, believe me, it still isn’t for me. That being said, most will have a roommate or two or a few. There are so many incredible benefits to living with another person or group of people. A lot of people will actually interview their future roomies because, you know, this person is going to see your dirty laundry, literally.
It’s so important to learn as much as possible about your future roommate…
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Anxiety, Goals, Happiness, Honesty
End, Happiness, Journey of life, Our World, Relationships, Truth
All is well that ends well. We all love happy endings. In fact, we all want happy endings with everything and everyone. So do we get it?
I find the concept of “happy endings” pretty funny. For I don’t think that they are possible. Like literally! Come, think about it. If you really enjoy something or your time with someone, you would keep going back to it again and again and again, till you are completely restrained not to. That is when it ends. Or you let it end. At that time, what you feel is anything but happy.
On the other hand, if you hate something from the bottom of your heart and then it comes to a halt, then you are relieved. But seriously, do you feel happy looking back at the entire ordeal. You are just grateful that it got over.
I think that the journey is…
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Human desperation, Shoveling snow
There are statistics about what Americans do with their time and money and that would seem to be a good proxy for what they find meaningful; and yet a web search didn’t give me what people found meaningful. What is meaningful to you, to me? I sleep the usual amount, and eat the usual amount and yes I find those activities meaningful, but they are driven by animal needs and are not those events that we value most. Or do we? I recently bought a small bottle of Grand Marnier liqueur and discovered that I really like sipping a tiny amount several times a day and letting it just slowly drift back and forth over my tongue. I didn’t seek out this experience, it was just a recommendation by a friend that I might like it, and I do. A single sip of this fluid brings a real pleasure, but…
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happiness, life, random, socialmedia, thoughts, time
What keeps us busy does not necessarily keep us moving.
In today’s modern world, every other person is so called “busy”. The big question is “Busy doing what?”
When the technology is rapidly growing to make life easier for everyone, what is occupying our time?
In ancient history, when a simple meal had to be hunted from the sources, people had enough time to enjoy it. Now when we get fed at our tables, few people have time to properly chew on it.
So where are we spending our precious time?
Different online statistics say that on an average a person spends one third of their lifetime in sleeping. So we are left with two thirds of our waking time to utilize in doing things we love or are required to do.
But we have so much to achieve! Need to learn to walk, to pass elementary, to attend high…
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Happiness, Hard work, mindful, money, sacrifice, sport
bike, lambo, millennial, surf bum
One of the hardest adjustments that society is forced to make is that every 20 years or so the next generation defines success and happiness differently. When the children of the 60’s abandoned the structure, stability, form and function of their parents, hearts everywhere broke. They told the people in power to chill out, sit back, inhale something organic and appreciate art, love, and anarchy. Their kids didn’t buck the man, they became the man; working harder than ever, abandoning their families to get ahead, they found success in the jet set lifestyle complete with a well-formed line of cocaine sucked off the hood of their fully financed Lambo. Their kids grew up alone as success and divorces put families into the background. As their kids began to have families, they didn’t have great examples to follow, but were certain they would ‘actually’ love their children enough to make up…
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change, changing jobs, free spirit, happiness, work
(Yes, those are totally my abs.)
I was talking to a girl friend about a guy friend the other day. She wanted details, as in: is there any potential for this “friend” to become something more.
“I don’t know,” I said. I explained that he’s moved around a lot and seems to have an explorer’s heart. “I like him, but I think he’s kind of a gypsy.”
“Well, you’re kind of a gypsy,” she said.
“No I’m not!”
But I backpedaled almost instantly: “Well, not a geographical one anyway.”
Although I haven’t changed addresses all that often, I started thinking about all the things for which I’ve earned money (no matter how briefly) over the past 30 years.
In no particular order:
-school food service worker
-swimming pool cleaner
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