Everything sublime is as difficult as it is rare. Baruch Spinoza

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Thursday's Thinks

I love talking about nothing. It is the only thing I know anything about.
Oscar Wilde

This is Howard with his thoughts. He is a very deep thinker. Really. 

So I have been thinking. Last night when I went to bed I had so much to write about. And I have forgotten all of it. It's very frustrating. I think I need to do brain exercises. What if I found out my brain is in the same condition as my body........stiff and inflexible. My mother used to use a phrase 'fat head', do you think my brain, as my body, could be fat?

I think about exercise. That's what I do, think about exercise. Then I have a bowl of ice cream and ponder the state of the world. I think about getting up on a horse. If thinking were riding I would be very fit.

We are supposed to have a lot of snow today, so I think I will work the knots out of the horse's manes. I think I will be able to accomplish this. Unless I decide to blog surf instead. That would be a bad decision, so I think I had better not make it. I think I'm getting office chair butt from sitting at a computer too much. I do believe I'm turning into one of those people and I think that is not a good thing. My life is messy around me as I sit at my lovely Mac typing and reading.  I need to exercise discipline. I need to exercise my brain. I need to exercise my body. It's exhausting to contemplate, so what will it feel like doing it.

I have stopped consuming politics as a steady diet. I was regularly swearing like a sailor. I think I need to moderate myself.

I'm really grateful that the horses have been able to be outside again. I think we, the horses and I, were on our way to a form of insanity, so we got the snow just in time. I know I need to get up from my chair and get to work. I have a lot in common with Howard. I can be a blob on a chair just like him. My ears haven't gotten quite that big, not yet, but my nose is well on its way. Ever since I found out cartilage continues to grow I've wondered if I will become Howard. It's said people look like their dogs. I certainly don't resemble Grace or Atlas, so ........., oh well. 


6 comments:

  1. i think it's something about this week. something in the air or the alignment of planets. something that's creating a great inertia...i too have been thinking about many things but doing very few of them. some weeks are like that. :-)

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  2. I'm glad I'm not alone. I did get the barn cleaned and a few knots pulled. I'm heading back out to work on the rest of the manes. We are having a beautiful snowfall, the barn is warm and the sound of crunching hay is as pleasant as anything I can think of. I guess it's not a bad way to spend an afternoon!

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  3. Methinks you think too much ; It creates this Paralaysis of the mind wherein amongst all the choices one can no longer choose.One definitely shouldn't think about politics unless one has an extensive & unusual vocabulary. French is wonderful to swear in. It sounds so much....ruder! With the distinct advantage, unless you are actually in France of course, that no~one has the least idea of what you are talking about. We dispose of tellemarketers this way {sorry, not by swaering at them]; we answer the phone in foreign languages & mess with their heads. Ditz does German, I do French but no~one answers in English. And has anyone informed Pinocchio yet that the length of his nose is due to cartilage, not to telling porki pies? I think I don't have enough to occupy my mind this morning. I will stop driveling at you & go away. No~one here washed up yesterday because I was not home but they cooked. They cooked a lot. Ditz even baked. *sigh*

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  4. You did succeed in making me laugh Ganeida! I'm only fluent in English (sort of), but I know how to swear in a couple of languages. One of them is French. I think it sounds lovely. : ) I can use some rather evil Yiddish words and that has the guttural quality of German. Definitely doesn't sound nice.

    Baking and cooking sounds nice.

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  5. And I have too much to occupy my mind with lately, I am constantly looking for an escape. We are in the same type of boat.

    The snow will be good for you, but it has messed up my day entirely.

    I wish I could swear in other languages, I'd swear often.

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  6. Sometimes the mind needs to wonder to find order. Let it go, you will come back around. Our mind works with or without us forcing it....

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