Words

The entirety of my thoughtful ignorance is recorded here.

Context

Van Halen's peculiar and particular request to be greeted with bowls of M&M's with the brown ones taken out, is notorious to say the least. I say notorious, as opposed to infamous, because for my entire life, it was this particular example that used to vilify and ridicule the kinds of gaudy, senseless excess enjoyed by celebrities in our time. No class, no empathy - I was told. 

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Some Short-Term Resolutions

  1. I will not watch anything on a screen on weekdays, including The Hunt. I'm sorry, David. It's just too dangerous.
  2. I will finish my book by September end.
  3. I will finish editing photos from the following trips by September end:
    1. Costa Rica
    2. Grand Canyon
    3. Patagonia
  4. I will not flake on anything from now til September end.

Summer

Sugar cookie sand. Sticky lemonade. Lollipop umbrellas. And those big bug-eye sunglasses. I love summer. I love it very, very much. For it is a special feeling to wake up from your nap and realize that the only worry on your mind is trapped in the plot of your little sun-faded book, distant and fantastic. 

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