I don’t remember the book or even the narrative that turned its pages, but I do remember the scene …
A middle-aged man stares into the mirror, marveling at the fact that every time he sees himself, he is disappointed. How can there be disappointment every time? Wouldn’t expectations lower and meet reality …everyday aware
At the end of another scorching day without air conditioning, Mark climbs into bed, explaining as he throws the covers aside and arranges the sheet, “I took a shower.”
“So you did.”
“I’m just saying I took a shower because I generally take a shower in the mornings, but I was covered …Perfection shouldn’t hurt
People, two things …
1) Go buy and read Hope Lies in Less!
2) OK, I really only had that one thing to say. So ummm … READ THIS POST … which is short because I am working on other writing I am not currently at liberty to discuss as I am still in …Buckets of failure-cake
Imagine Mark and I somewhere touristy without children.
There’s no way he’ll go for it, but I hold up the brochure anyway. “You can rent bicycles, it says. You want to rent bicycles and ride around?”
Mark sips his beer. “Not even a little bit.”
“Come on … it wouldn’t be like an …Vaguely forward