Absinthe Dreams IV

Absinthe Dreams IV

Breaths are a natural rhythm. Steady, too slow some say, but the involuntary initiative of the living, the biological, the breathing. All other functions sound of the machine I am. The whirr of blood passing through veins of twisted metallic tubes, running past muscular fibers. Pushing oxygen. Pulling carbon dioxide. Cleaning the inner walls of cells manufactured. A Continue reading Absinthe Dreams IV

Bookshelf Porn

Bookshelf Porn

No, you pervert, not that kind of porn. You’ll find no scantily clad ladies lounging on shelves here. This is all about the books and their respective resting places. From home bookshelves, to bookstores, to libraries, and beyond. If you love reading, you surely find something to inspire your next reading place here.

On Characters

On Characters

Only rare people, and even these individuals on the scarce occasional happenstance, lay themselves bare. Ignorance encourages speaking one’s mind, but even then only when the voiced opinion is guaranteed either vigorous support or ruffled feathers. Gross opinions, populars thoughts, politically correct topics are simple to voice one’s opinion on, but what lingers deep, under Continue reading On Characters

Some thoughts on the real world by one who glimpsed it and fled…

Some thoughts on the real world by one who glimpsed it and fled…

…Otherwise known as Bill Watterson’s commencement speech from 1990 at Kenyon College. My favorite part: “Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement. In a culture that relentlessly promotes avarice and excess as the good life, a person happy doing his own work is usually considered an eccentric, Continue reading Some thoughts on the real world by one who glimpsed it and fled…

Jim Henson at Zen Pencils

Jim Henson at Zen Pencils

People whine. They point fingers at what they can’t control, because it’s easier than admitting the truth. “I’m too busy.” “My job isn’t fair.” “My diet isn’t working because my body is different.” Everyone is special. No one is to blame. Everything is everyone else’s fault. That’s why this quote hits me. Read the whole thing Continue reading Jim Henson at Zen Pencils