Category Archives: Off topic

Today’s Unsorted Top 10 List That, Once Again, is a Bit Too Long

Bananas before all they’re good for is banana bread Candied cucumbers, because Russ refuses to employ the phrase “sweet pickles” The bicycle you’re riding today The bicycle you’d like to ride The idea that this list could be of any … Continue reading

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Uses of the past

Nostalgia is nonsense, the past rearranged to suit a fantasy of the way things were. Nostalgia is discarded farm implements left in the weather to rust, solidify, and decay in the service of decoration. Memory, on the other hand, when … Continue reading

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Reading trees along the way

Trees along the way are signs that everything will be all right, even though you know everything will not be all right because everything is everything that is and isn’t right. But as the trees and miles multiply, the signs … Continue reading

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What do birds think of us humans? 30 days of biking, #30

What does a bird think of us? It’s all conjecture, isn’t it? No bird uses Google search, which would then allow its interests to be tracked, thus exposing a pattern of thought, maybe something of its reactions to us. Hard … Continue reading

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Read before burning bridges. 30 days of biking, #27

I’m back at the house no longer there and the flowers across the street from the house, the flowers that seem to follow the unattributable advice to bloom where you’re planted, though because flowers were blooming in place long before … Continue reading

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