Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Sharpening my teeth

Today was the "All Staff" meeting for my office where I work. It was a social speed trap. Who do I sit with? Who do I talk to? Who will supply the jabs of mean comment? Being the middle boss puts me in a bind. I can't just nail someone without consulting MY supervisor. There are two people that I would like to just shake. They have this whole "holier than thou" attitude. "Oh we have too much work to do right now. We can't possibly help unload the stuff for the meeting." "Oh we'll just walk to the meeting. I know it will take much longer than the rest of you who are driving. But look at us aren't we healthy? You can't want us to ride when we can walk can you?" Well, YES I can. If it takes you 25 minutes to get there and everybody else is there in 5 minutes. But you say you can't help because you're too busy. I have to call "Bullshit!" You just think you're smarter than everybody else because you think you can get away with shit like that. Well guess what? I have some new work for you to do. Take that you sneaky egotistical slackers! Have a nice day.

Sunday, April 27, 2008

just passing through

with each passing moment
each fleeting thought that comes
our every sense takes no rest
our dreams like jungle drums
put it all together
it surely must make sense
though we think we're very smart
it seems we're somewhat dense

take a break and stop now
calm your busy day
slow your thoughts rest your heart
repeat these words and say
"I am not so sure that
everything I see
is just the way I see it.
It's just that way for me."

now that you have started
repeat that every day
soon you'll be aware that
being humble sure does pay
with each passing week then
as humility sets in
those with whom you interact
will most likely be win win

posting as Greenmoss

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Cool co-blog coming

Sharon and I are thinking about creating a co-blog. Then we can share this blog thing together. Look for it at a computer near you.
It's late. I must go now.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Erasmus Lost at Sea

Upon the open sea Erasmus did sail
Onward out into the great unknown
Encountering windless sea or viscious gale
With steady hearts and sails expertly sewn
The captain's well trained eye doth read the wind
As waves upon the bow do yield their way
Erasmus with her hemplocks tightly pinned
Alone survived to sail another day

Erasmus, where have you gone?

Monday, April 21, 2008

There is no title for this one (except this)

I have made a promise. It must be kept. It is 9:10 pm and I am making my final pass at the blog. If I can contain myself, I will win a prize. I can't tell you what it is. Let's just say it is worthwhile.
I am enjoying the blog. Words beget words. The words carry into my daylife and enrich that as well. I am getting to know some people that I might otherwise not get to know so well. For that I am thankful. I found Clark's blog. That was another gold nugget today.
I was having a crappy day but it turned out well in the end. I went to Tai Chi and came home and blogged. wshew! Now my hands are tired. (especially the right one)
I'm going to sign of...
Good night masters of your own domains.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Webs in the Morning Dew

"There's nothing you can say that can't be said." John Lennon
I just typed for 15 minutes about saying stuff that shouldn't be said and then erased it. It was going nowhere fast.

So, I'll switch gears and say, Konichiwa, anjin-san. I hope your ship makes it to Japan and back. Thanks for your contribution. I look forward to many more. I look forward to your maiden blog when you finally tee it off. Also, thank you for your kind and thoughtful words.

Then of course there is colie.doll. You stir up my heart and inspire me. Thank you for that. Your song is strong and sweet. I look forward to many more shots across the bow of the "Literata". The ship that carries the muse through the clouds and across the seas of all our blogs.

Now, you Ms. Lorie...the petals of your flower carry the scent of ancient oils and incense. There is a timeless quality about you. I am swept up in your grace and gentility when I see you. Can you see through me as it appears you can? I hope so.
Matt, if your are listening in, inhale as much of that as you can my friend. The more you love the more you can love. This I am sure you already know. I just wanted to set my coin upon the stack.

Greenmoss (Michael)

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Ouch! My head!

I just came home from teaching the Children cope With Divorce class. WooWee is that a fun topic or what? anyway I got to teach with Kathy Kipp. She and I have quite a bit of fun team teaching. The hope and goal is to teach divorcing parents how to keep the kids out of the middle of the divorce and teach them what divorce looks like from children's perspective. Look what it has done to his child. His head imploded.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

big blow up

I don't mean the Big Bang, which I believe is only half of the story.
This is the big blow up of the 14 year old at home. Which is only half of the story because there was also the big blow up of the dad as well. Sound like fun? Get your own 14 year old. I think it was all resolved (ish) by the end of the evening. Everyone beat themselves up sufficiently and sent themselves to bed with no supper. Fortunately we had already had supper so it didn't really happen like that. However, it was not fun. Tears were shed but nobody bled. So, the moral of the story: Don't do that! But, if you are compelled to do that, be nice.
I know it doesn't make much sense. It's not supposed to make sense. If it did I would be wrong for being too specific. Let's leave it at that.
Now on to friendlier topics. I checked out Lorie's blog tonight. Very lovely. she is obviously more technologically competent than I appear to be. However she has been at this for somewhat longer than I. So, Go Lorie!!
And Colie.doll seems to be getting better. Whew! That was a close one. I may have to come over there and rub some poison ivy on those ER docs. Simpletons! I don't know how they made it through medical school. Probably slept with the professor or Gilligan.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

blog you! you blogging blogger!

I guess that ought to get some blog stirred up.
Please feel free to think of me while you are blogging yourself or call out my name while you are blogging your girlfriend or boyfriend. You know I will be able to feel it and will have my very own blogasm right in sync with you. It will be our first time. I will blog you some flowers and definitely blog you in the morning after I take a shower. MMM! You give good blog.
I'm extremely nasty and I should be blogged severely and sent to bed with no supper.
I am very sorry for my inappropriate blogging in public. I will keep my private blogs behind closed doors from now on. I think I'm getting hair on the palms of my hands.

Monday, April 14, 2008

Freakin' Awesome! (and I mean that in the nicest possible way)

Tomorrow I drive for 3 hours and have a 4 hour meeting with lunch included and then drive 3 hours home. Sound like fun? It won't be too bad. I will get paid to do it. I will get to listen to whatever music I want for 6 hours. I'll get to eat snacks while I drive. I'll be by myself for 6 hours. I'll get to look out at Eastern Washington in the spring. That's not a bad day compared to some peoples day. I'm not sitting in a bar drinking away my thoughts. I'm not getting tortured, beaten or raped. I'm not being forced to work for pennies or my family will suffer. I'm not the subject of cruel "scientific" experimentation. I'm not being shot at by people who want to kill me just because I am where they don't want me to be. I'm not selling my body to buy drugs and getting high to forget the fact that I'm selling my body to buy drugs.
However, I'm not the subject of an experiment to see how many orgasms a person can have in 10 hours. I'm not swimming in the warm waters of the Pacific Islands. I'm not tasting all the champagne produced by growers in Champagne France. I'm not in a spaceship circling the earth feeling the effects of zero gravity. So, I guess I'd say I somewhere in the middle having an OK day. Which is fine with me. In fact it's more than fine. It's Fucking Awesome!! You can tell that to your teachers, your clergy, your grandma and your ex's new girlfriend/boyfriend.
Have a Fucking Awesome Day Yourselves!!

Saturday, April 12, 2008

blog me to the moon

This here blog this wordy way
becomes the place to skip and play
the place electrons hop about
dots take shapes that thinkers spout
graphics glow sounds emit
genius clever average shit
find your niche tease it right
careful don't stay up all night
weave a web that reaches far
round the globe or shooting star

Friday, April 11, 2008

This is now

It is happening again...I'm getting sucked into the blogging world.
It doesn't take much. I find it a good creative outlet and nobody else is awake to interrupt me. so on and on I go, answering posts,editing my profile and looking around for other interesting stuff and people. The more people I connect with the longer it will take each time I log in.
I will stay up later and later until I will pass myself in the hallway on my way to bed and I will already be getting up the next day.
Damn it! What will become of me? I am most certainly doomed to one of the levels of hell or at least pergatory. My mom will be so mad if I don't get into heaven. I'll probably get restriction for the next millenium.
Call me OK?

Thursday, April 10, 2008

time never ends never ends never ends never...

Today I went to work in the morning with the two kids in tow. G. is 25 but actually something less and A. is every bit of 14. We had coffee/cocoa and went our separate ways. The day went on as predicted and unpredicted but nothing off the curve. I had a nice walk at lunch and came home at the end of the day via the grocery store and the grand opening of a bakery of an acquaintance. I am very excited for her. She's been working on this for about 4 years. I got home and had dinner a fight with the spouse and a successful resolution of that. Went to Tai Chi. Worked up a sweat. On the way the power window of the vehicle would not go back up. When I got home after class the window decided to go back up and appears to work fine for now. I got A. off to bed and sat down to blog. Here I am now typing what may be the most boring blog post in the history of blogdom. It must be time for some TV before bed. Maybe something good will be on and I'll stay up longer than is wise. No worries...there's always COFFEE!!
Tomorrow I have to interview someone, whose been a co-worker for 10 years or so, for a position that I will 1/2 way supervise. That will be weird to say the least. Another new experience to include in the soup of experience called "me".

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

stubbed my symbolic toe

I stumbled upon another soul
that searches for a higher goal
she looks inside and looks about
wondering if she'll always doubt
a gentle one that's softly spoken
heart quite large but nearly broken
stay a while and rest your mind
for what you seek you'll surely find
it lies within you know it's true
in others, in me and inside you

to colie.doll
from your new friend

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

I been all round...

Been all round this great big world and seen all kinds of things.
Went to see my olden friends and found em queens and kings.
Gone to places all can go and places in the heart.
The only place I aint never been is where kindness falls to smart.

I don't know...does that make sense?
Who cares...
It works for me!