Johann Georg Leinberger, 1729 - 1731.
Death blowing bubbles.
Every time I read/view this, I laugh.
Skeletor Affirmations (by ghoulnextdoor)
"WE IMPROVE OURSELVES BY VICTORIES OVER OURSELVES. THERE MUST BE CONTESTS, AND WE MUST WIN."
Maybe possibly completely in love with this song.
I make playlists as a form of meditation
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Posted on January 8, 2013 | 2 CommentsHe said he was a corporate lawyer, born in Bolivia and that I probably wouldn’t like his politics. He looked like he was 12. It was late. I danced with […]
Posted on April 15, 2011 | 1 CommentThere I was, trying to get a few things done at my mom’s dining room table, when Melvin arrived to pick up my great-grandmother’s couch. It will be refinished by […]
Posted on April 4, 2011 | No CommentsI used to bristle when someone told me, “I will pray for you.” It seemed presumptuous. Who were they praying to? And how did they know that their God had […]
Posted on July 2, 2010 | 8 CommentsGrowing up, I remember the phone ringing at the butt crack of dawn on every one of my birthdays. Once, as a teenager, I grouched a little at my mother […]
Posted on February 16, 2010 | 4 CommentsThe other night, Declan decided he wanted to make one big special valentine for his father. I pulled out a sheet of paper, folded it and drew half of a […]
Posted on January 4, 2010 | No CommentsI wish I could say that I came into this year, this decade, with rosy optimism and a warm blanket. I tried. I did yoga. I took a hot shower […]
Posted on October 14, 2009 | 5 CommentsI once worked with a woman who gave elaborate thespian phone performances. Not the nasty $2.99 per minute kind, but plenty that had the undertow of a more genuine nastiness. […]
Posted on September 9, 2009 | 1 CommentI ran for 30 minutes straight for the first time yesterday in yucky pre-rain humidity. I’ve discovered that once animals realize that you’re not running after them, they find runners […]
Posted on July 20, 2009 | No CommentsI bought myself a pair of mid-line running shoes for Mother’s Day. My knees were getting whooped whenever I tried to do the 30-day shred, so I wasn’t getting very […]
Posted on July 1, 2009 | 3 CommentsI had the world’s greatest dinner arrangement when I was in college. I lived with six other people in an on-campus apartment, where we stuck to a vegetarian food supply […]