Counting by 7s

A genius shoots at something no one else can see, and hits it.

All reality is a blender where hopes and dreams are mixed with fear and despair.

And endings are always the beginnings of something else.

And just being there is ninety-nine percent of what matters when your world falls apart

A second can feel like forever if what follows is heartbreak.


Dysphagia is the medical term for not being able to swallow, and I know that there are two kinds of dysphagia: oropharyngeal and esophageal.

But maybe there is also a third kind of dysphagia that comes when your heart breaks into pieces.

I can't swallow because I have that kind.

Every person has lots of ingredients to make them into what is always a one-of-a-kind creation.

Every person has lots of ingredients to make them what is always a one-in-a-kind creation. We are all imperfect genetic stews.

For someone grieving, moving forward is the challenge. Because after extreme loss, you want to go back.

From my observation, the older you get, the more you like the word cozy.
That's why most of the elderly wear pants with elastic waistbands. If they wear pants at all. This may explain why grandparents are in love with buying grand kids pajamas and bathrobes.

I don't want to know how you did it. I want to believe you are magic.

if your lost you might need to swim against the tide

I'll be ready. I'm not sure for what exactly. But maybe that's what being ready really means.

I'm not brave; it's just that all other choices have been thrown out the window.

I'm putting my place in the universe into perspective.
I'm stardust.
I'm golden brown.
I'm just one small bit in a vast expanse.

It has been my experience that rewarding and heartbreaking often go hand in hand.

I think it's important to get pictures of things on your head. Even if they are wrong. And they pretty much always are.

It's possible that all labels are curses. Unless they are on cleaning products.

maybe that happens when you've been through a lot. all of your edges are worn off, like sea glass. either that, or you shatter.

Only in cartoons and fairy tales and greeting cards do endings have glitter

Or is life so filled with random action that the very notion of caution is futile?

She is like me.
I admire that in a person. The ability to keep your mouth shut is usually a sign of intelligence.
Introspection requires you to think and analyze.
It's hard to do that when you are blabbing away.

She said that I was highly gifted.

Are people lowly gifted?

Or medium gifted?

Or just gifted? It's possible that all labels are curses. Unless they're on cleaning products.

In my opinion, it's not really a great idea to see people as just one thing.

sometimes when you're lost,you might need to swim against the tide

The ability to keep your mouth shut is usually a sign of intelligence

[T]he deepest form of pain comes out as silence.

The sky is filled with stars.

What we expect rarely occurs; what we don't expect is what happens.

When you care about other people, it takes the spotlight off your own drama.