(Warning: I'm going to ramble about this and that)
What do you want for godsakes?
The other day I said to myself: What do you want for godsakes? I meant it in the larger sense: What do you really want for godsakes? I asked it in this exasperated tone because I realized that behind the noise of everyday living, I was ...expectant. Expectant for what?
One synapse away...
When you are dealing with people that are one synapse away from total insanity, re-set your expectations and finish the transaction as quickly as possible.
The Dictionary of REAL self-improvement
“I know grown-ups, I’ve worked with grown-ups and I’m no grown-up,” I said.
“Word," said my cool friend. "I’m only now beginning to de-assholify myself. You spend your whole life de-assholifying yourself and then you die.”
de-ass-hole-i-fying v. the act of removing one’s ego centric, dumb ass, immature, delusional, aggrandizing, 12 year old tantrumy tendencies and finally gaining some traction on growing the f up.
Well-known people are introduced by their profession and the most indelible achievement so we can more fully appreciate them.
Lance Armstrong: The cyclist and cancer survivor.
Tom Hanks: The actor and two-time Oscar winner
(Less well known but no less appreciated)
Fred, the plumber and convicted extortionist.
Delores, the cat lover and certified lunatic
Dwayne, the bookkeeper and double arsonist.