“Mommy, when you die I want to put you in a glass jar so I can keep you and see you forever.”
It often takes a beginner’s mind to enable revolutionary changes. The ability to disrupt established methods and find new ways of looking at old ideas is one of the most sought-after qualifications in all fields. It’s a super power that allows you to be right when others are wrong.
He uses every skill in the comic’s toolbox. And probably many more that I haven’t been able to understand yet.
February 6th – Bob Marley
I decided to splurge $150 on a home computer, so I sent away for the Sinclair ZX81. It’s a little thing that hooks up to a TV set for video display and uses tape cartridges for storage. It comes with a BASIC course and will help introduce me to computers.
I decided to have breakfast in the Village, at the Greek Garden. Next to me was a psycho with shoulder-length blond hair, a headband and beads, who said things like “I should have beat her on Rosh Hashona” to no one in particular. “I’m drinking coffee and sitting here just like I was a normal human being,” he told me. I just stared at my paper.
Avis is depressed that she can’t “plan a future” with Simon, who admitted he feels “smothered” and he wants her to pull back. Avis feels an old pattern in re-emerging: “Nobody will give me a commitment.” I didn’t know what she meant. “Marriage?” I asked. “I don’t know what marriage is,” she replied.
Dad came into my bedroom at 10 AM today with the Post, turned to page 16, and there was my byline and my winning entry – just as I wrote it, except the typesetter had fucked up the end the end of the story.
Where would your favorite male star fall on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?
“In the long run, of course I would like to find the right long term relationship. Right now… it’s complicated.”