Daddy’s name is “Paul,” your name is “Janelle,” and Aria’s name is “Hon.”
-AG, 2 1/2
I gotta say, of all my issues with Michele Bachmann’s brain, migraines are not even in the top 20.
~ Jon Stewart
If your mother tells you to do a thing, it is wrong to reply that you won’t. It is better and more becoming to intimate that you will do as she bids you, and then afterward act quietly in the matter according to the dictates of your best judgment.
“We communicate because we can and not because we have something important to say.”
“We invest in the swapping of trivialities,” he said, “precious time that we could use for serious reflection. I want to believe that when we stumble upon black holes of silence on the net, that depends at least in part on someone reacting against the tyranny of hyperconnection.
“There must be brave and smart souls who came to realize that thinking is more important than communicating,” he continued. “I see them in my mind’s eye a brave minority, sitting in silence, pondering and planning — the way it used to be.”
~Henry Alford, Is Anyone There?, New York Times (July 15, 2011)