Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Book Review: The Pale King, by David Foster Wallace

 I have been cultivating this finish-the-book vibe after years of starting books and never finishing them. I have been very successful. But I had to pull the plug on this 547 page book at about page 275. Reading this book was like reading the “begats”

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Why do we do Anything?

Have you ever thought about why you do anything? By that, I mean why you do something instead of nothing. For myself, if ever given the option, I will always do nothing instead of something. The answer is, you do things solely to shut people up.

Sounds harsh. But think about it. With very few exceptions, your actions day-to-day, minute-by-minute, are dedicated to getting other people off your back. 

You go to work. But who gets the money? The mortgage company or landlord, the insurance companies, the oil companies, the utility

Friday, January 13, 2012

A few of my paintings

Black and White Dog

Women with Too Much Time on Their Hands

Woman Reading a Book