What difference between yes and no?
What difference between success and failure?
Must you value what others value,
avoid what others avoid?
Other people are excited,
as though they were at a parade.
I alone don't care,
I alone am expressionless,
like an infant before it can smile.
Other people have what they need;
I alone possess nothing.
I alone drift about,
like someone without a home.
I am like an idiot, my mind is so empty.
Other people are bright;
I alone am dark.
Other people are sharper;
I alone am dull.
Other people have a purpose;
I alone don't know.
I drift like a wave on the ocean,
I blow as aimless as the wind.
I am different from ordinary people.
I drink from the Great Mother's breasts.
The FoML's six birthday was yesterday. It was far less stressful than last year's because:
- The good Lord gave us perfect weather, thus proving that we are the chosen ones.
- The good local business gave us the bouncy house for only $100 + tax, thereby drawing all the kids outside.
- Six is apparently the age that parents start dropping the kids off and bailing.
Thus it was pretty low key. I'm not sure the neighbors appreciated the screaming, but what the hell.
The FoML has been busy putting his Lego police station together. I am allowed to help if I don't touch the Legos and don't attempt to tell him what to do. Basically, I get to just sit there and watch.
I've playing Fallout 3 a lot, and like it (well, I liked Oblivion) but oh my are there uncanny valley issues. Why do they all look like they have cataracts? Why was that guy completely frozen mid stride? And how the hell did that lady of ill repute's head twist around 360 degrees!?
The FoML is off to two separate birthday parties today, giving me time to do all the stuff I had to do yesterday. And play Fallout 3.
I'm really looking forward to time off, even if it is with in-laws.
I hear the garage door opening, so they're back. Post!
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