Hmm, tough question. On rare occasions, I lean wholeheartedly toward magician, but, no, I’m a full-time resident in the thief camp — more or less. Guess what word broke out of captivity this afternoon, for no particular reason whatsoever. Fanlight. Its arrival stopped me dead in my tracks. Where in the world did it … Continue reading the brain: magician or hostage-taker?
Here, in winter’s waning days, life has grown so contentious and turbulent that all I want is some quiet predictability. I mean it, pass me a heaping helping of boredom. That’s perverse, I know, but I’m exhausted from worry and speculation. My brain will not shut off. So I decided if the old bean insists … Continue reading : the human body as metaphor* :
I know, that doesn’t make sense, but I can explain if you’ll bear with me. Nobody in their right mind goes looking for trouble. No one in their wrong mind does either and that includes me. I was simply looking up fun facts to kill some time (People don’t sneeze when they’re asleep). Useless trivia … Continue reading : 1 + 1 + 1 + so on = cuckoo :
All right, back up. What? It’s true. After all my chatter about compulsive behavior, the cleaning and straightening and tidying, I've decided to disclose my secret life as a hoarder. Sue me, I’m full of contradictions. The disarray I find so distasteful in the physical world I seek in the cerebral realm. My head is … Continue reading : hello, I’m a mental hoarder :
Today is National Trivia Day, ladies and gentlemen. A pretty big honor for such little bits of information, wouldn't you say? We've devoted a whole day to tipping our hats to useless and irrelevant facts, the ones that make life so very interesting. For example, ants yawn -- did you know that? Oh. Well, so … Continue reading : a nod to details :