Saturday, March 21, 2009

Integrally impassive

"Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it’s worth."

1. Opening a jar of previously unopened pickles makes one feel unusually triumphant.

2. In a romantic comedy, the hero or heroine will always appear when they are most needed. Real life, it seems, does not always function in this manner.

3. Active-aggressive is not necessarily the opposite of passive-aggressive.

4. Risk-taking does not always pay off, but in the instances that it does, it is completely worth it.

5. Staying at work for an extra 3 hours will never compensate for arriving at work 5 minutes late the day before.

6. "Everybody is less mysterious than they think they are."

7. It is okay to ditch beach plans if the alternative is a boat.

8. Decision-making is not out-sourcable.

9. Uneven sunscreen makes for a very strange tan pattern.

10. Frisbees have a mind of their own.

11. It's not the pros and cons that decide which way you take at a crossroads, it's your priorities.

12. If you are nice to technology, technology will be nice to you.

13. One should not make life-altering decisions when aboard a roller-coaster, emotional or otherwise.

14. "There is nothing greater than deciding in your life that things maybe really are black and white."