A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.– Andre Maurois
Nothing takes the heart out of a man more than the expectation of failure.– Robin Hobb (Assassin’s Apprentice)
nedhepburn: Odetta ‘Hit Or Miss’
jhnmyr: Sometimes I get the itch to go out for a drink thinking I might miss meeting the woman of my dreams, but then I realize the woman of my dreams isn’t at a bar at 12:36 on a Wednesday morning. No, the woman of my dreams is asleep in bed with her lame boyfriend she’s only now beginning to see is lame. Nice enough guy, but no passion or curiosity. It was cute when he called her babe at first...
Vowing to Grow Up
lovestampede: I won’t pull out my gray hairs. I’ll stop refreshing my e-mail while we’re having a conversation. When he tells me he likes me, or that I’m pretty, I won’t laugh or make a joke. I’ll stop being silent on the other end of the phone. I won’t try to top your complaints by telling you how tired I am, or what time I woke up this morning. I won’t send you a text message on your...
Our first date.
lovestampede: I’ll accidentally make fun of everything you like right before you tell me you like it. I’ll appear shocked and offended when you tell me you haven’t seen Ghostbusters or some other movie I have virtually no memory of. I won’t let you buy me a drink because “No, that’s ok” is my impulse answer to everything. You’ll tell me your dog or your grandmother or your favorite pet...
I think that nothing is so important for freedom as recognizing in the law each...– Milton Friedman