Inspiration?

A tiny little part of me wants to get into shape if only to be able to compete in silly television competitions. Like this one: American Ninja Warrior Challenge

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My brief Swedish vacation

Went back to Ikea today to return a duvet cover that had some togetherness issues. I was refunded the $20, and then promptly spent $80 more walking through my favorite place on earth. Some people find Ikea overwhelming, but I absolutely love it. I went a little too late for lunch, so I skipped the…

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Wild Geese

You do not have to be good.You do not have to walk on your kneesfor a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.Meanwhile the world goes on.Meanwhile the sun and the clear…

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I love the smell of old books

As I was placing books on my new wall of Ikea shelving, a bookmark fell out of my old copy of October Country, and I was reminded of where I bought it. It is this fantastic website that sells used books, and they have a particularly large quantity of sci-fi and pulp fiction. I have…

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Looking on the bright side

I’ve decided to collect and share happy thoughts. There’s so much negativity floating around in the world that sometimes we fail to see the little things that make the big picture come into focus. Cheesy? Probably. But, then again, what’s wrong with cheesy? A smile is a smile.

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