Category: Rambles

Not quite poetry. Not quite a story. Not sure what it is.

A beginning in An end

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I started this year’s A to Z Challenge with the sentence: “Every ending is a new beginning.” In that post (Z end in Z beginning), I chose to make my version of the challenge Z to A. Today is the last day of this particular journey. In other words: I am ending at the beginning. […]

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Energy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I often say that my life is governed by irony. I may not be unique in this, but it is definitely a defining characteristic of the choices I am faced with in my journey through life. It has become such a driving force for me that I would almost be at a loss if irony […]

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Indecisive

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]JessicaJohn ran up the hillstairs. SheHe was huffing  and puffing by the time the top was reached. “Damn am I out of shape,” thought Jessica. It was not obvious by looking at him, he seemed a fairly fit woman. “It comes from too many pizzascookies! I guess I need to run more.” It was a […]

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Quality vs Quantity

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have never really quite been one with the rest of my peers (as may be obvious from the name of the blog). I am not going to assign blame. It is no more specifically society’s fault than it is my own. I see the world in a certain way, as do each of us. […]

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Silliness

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sometimes, Steve stops securing something to say. Sans sally, Steve should seek some sort of stimulation; something to spark speech. In such situations, Steve seems to spring to silliness. Sadly, some seem to scamper off screaming upon seeing Steve’s sordid sense of said silliness. Sad to see. Still, Steve strives to succeed. Such sincerity of […]

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Voices

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][blockquote align=”center” width=”600″] Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places. A. R. Rahman [/blockquote][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”9691″ img_size=”424×323″ add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Everyone has an opinion to offer. Whether a decision is potentially life altering, or as simple as what one’s favorite color is, […]

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Z end in Z beginning

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Every ending is a new beginning. I have not written anything in months. For that matter, I have not done much of anything in months. There are many reasons for this. I could write a quite a few words on this subject alone. But I won’t, because  … well … who would wanna read that? […]

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Found some kindling

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space][blockquote type=”blockquote_line” align=”center” width=”full”]Fire is an emblematic representation of life itself. It is an ever changing mixture of creation and destruction. It can provide comfort while instilling fear. It can rage uncontrolled, or be used with precise finesse. What fire is will be determined by how we choose to use it. And so with life […]

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Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today, when my dog woke me for her morning walk, it was dark. The sun had not yet risen, and the clouds were heavy. But the darkness also emanated from within; a shadow on my very spirit. Yesterday was 11/8/2016, Election Day in the US. It was the culmination of a bitter battle … one […]

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The nonsense that kept me up last night

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_cta h2=”” shape=”square” style=”outline”]RANDOM PERSON: Protect me from terrorists. GUMMINT: We need a way to identify terrorists. EMAIL PROVIDER: We use a ROBOT to search everyone’s emails so we can try to sell them things they don’t really need but MIGHT want. RANDOM PERSON: That’s cool! GUMMINT: Can you search for keywords that might […]

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