Some things are better left unsaid 12.27.07 - 9:36 pm (CT)
Just blogging along thinking about this and that, thinking about what could or should be said about much of anything and realized that in this case, some things are better left unsaid. But then this is a blog, an online journal, a kind of diary, and aren't journals and diaries where you're supposed to bare your soul? In this case the answer to that is a resounding, "NO!" I'll save it for the book. Thank you for listening and have a nice day.
Coincidentally, is it a coincidence? 12.26.07 - 8:01 pm (CT)
Things started happening last week, the kind of things that seem to come from nowhere out of the blue, as it were and by themselves seem to mean, well, not much. However, when one is conditioned to expect the unexpected, a person is more attuned, more ready, to look for a connection of the seemingly unconnected. So, when the first thing flew in from nowhere, I watched for something else to fly in also, with whether it seemed to be connected or not being up to me to decide it took five days.
On the 19th I received something, on the 24th I got a call, and today (the 26th) something came in the mail that I noted was mailed on the 21st, which gives the sequence of events to be: 19, 21, 24, 26. Mathematically that is 2-3-2, which probably means nothing, but when one considers the events themselves and the source of those events, things start to look sequentially un-coincidental. In other words, taken at face value each means next to nothing, but when one digs deeper, one gets to a deeper meaning not just for each separate event, but one can see the connection, the deeper connection, between all of the events.
So, what does this all mean in the scheme of things, as in the big picture we call life? Well, Iím waiting for the next domino to fall to see if my belief that there are no coincidences in life holds true and somehow on this one, I don't think I'll have much of a wait.
FREE MindBlog 2008 Calendar 12.13.07 - 8:31 pm (CT)
A couple of years ago I started making my own calendars for personal and business budget use, because I needed several, which made it kind of expensive for just writing when my bills were due, how much they were, and when I was actually going to pay them. Plus occasionally I'd get stuck with the kind of paper that is lousy for writing on you know the kind, it's shiny, so it looks good, but is basically useless for anything other than looking at. Then there's the not so small matter of how much writing space you're allotted for noting whatever it is you want to note.
" it's the first ever MindBlog 2008 Calendar!!! Since it's FREE, consider the calendar a small gift "
So, why am I blathering on about a calendar? After all, it's only 12 sheets of paper that costs about $8.00 each well, multiply that by 3 and you're up to $24.00, which would buy me a couple of really nice lunches, that's why. Anyway, earlier today I got a little carried away playing with next year's calendar, turning it into a FREE download for lucky you, it's the first ever MindBlog 2008 Calendar!!! Since it's FREE, consider the calendar a small gift from MindBlog I'm sure you'll think kindly of me when you're paying your bills next year.
NOTE: It's a PDF file, so you'll need to download and install the FREE Adobe Reader to open and use it. Also, in order to get the full use of each calendar page you should choose "Tile large pages" under the "Page Scaling" option on the "Print" tab if you don't, the calendar will still be more than usable, but it will be about an inch smaller, which means less writing space for all of your notes.
I suppose my other sister Deb might be able to fake some out for a blog or two, but it would become apparent because our styles and thoughts are so different, plus Deb can come off pretty strong on her thoughts, but then so can I, which is where the blogger hits the blog, as it were. Anyway, back to my original thought
When you see a sign in front of a business stating "Under New Management", it is meant to make you think that everything in the business has changed, that it's new and improved. However, all it really means is that the owners decided to replace the manager of said establishment similar to the manager of a baseball team being replaced as a cure-all for a losing season. It may very well be that that one change can bring the business around, but it is more likely that there is more wrong than just the person directing traffic
Now if you know why I brought this up, well then, good for you, and if not, well then, that kind of leaves you hanging.
Mr. Webster, I give you "pissifying" 12.01.07 - 9:18 pm (CT)
Pissifying is a very good word that is if it is in fact a word none of the online dictionaries seem to have it listed, although Google has 1,910 results for it in a search. Then Google comes right out at the top of the first page and asks, "Did you mean: Sissifying" even though for that there are only 640 search results. Hmmm both seem to me to be very good words, although now that I look sissifying isn't listed as a word either. Well, that's neither here nor there, because I like them, and since I have never been one to go with accepted wordage, I shall use both with no never mind to the word people BTW, I rather like pissifying much more than sissifying.