Friday, January 28, 2011

my own enemy

I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. J. D. Salinger
Only I would do this to myself...so I made myself run another 5 miles. Whereas the loved ones in my life make me avocado facials, shell gardens, and ceviche.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

on becoming a Banana tree

"Each and every tree on the earth, when grown old, makes its trunk portion very stronger and the more it is old, the more its trunks get stronger & darker; the trunk portion color too becomes dark brown. But the Banana Tree trunk portion gets whiter, the more it grows; Also, the inner portion gets more softer and smoother than the outer side of the tree. Also its inner portion is pure white, wherein other trees are of brown or black. This signifies to the human, that the more you grow, one should get cleaner and softer in her life."

my front garden inspires me.
Read more at http://www.articlealley.com/article_225547_15.html?ktrack=kcplink

Monday, January 17, 2011

alpha and omega

"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers." -Pynchon

depends on who is doing the asking. "they". who defines the questions? depends on what one hears. "mom, what plant produces a starfruit?" "what time do we leave? what do we wear? what time do we leave?" "mom, where are my shoes and what's for lunch?" "who is god's god?" "why are there different languages" "why are my teeth different than everyone else's" "why did you tell that guy to 'shut-up'...'i didn't, i said...' 'yes, you told him to shut up." "what does dip-ship mean? didn't they say there was no such thing as a wrong question (via Mr. Wallace 9th grade?)