Daily List for: 3/4/2015

  • Some­days cre­ativ­i­ty flows like wine, oth­er days it flows like grav­el
  • I don’t need a straw, I have Twiz­zlers
  • Cats know, but they aren’t telling
  • Body lan­guage is uni­ver­sal
  • The inter­net isn’t real­i­ty, stop stress­ing over what oth­er peo­ple are sup­pos­ed­ly doing, and start doing your­self
  • Seize, Savor, Devour

Daily List for: 2/24/2016

  • Dogs dry at a dif­fer­ent rate than cloth, a wet dog can stay wet long enough to make every oth­er stain­able sur­face equal­ly wet
  • Swiss move­ments are only slight­ly accu­rate, hunger is high­ly accu­rate, a dogs stom­ach is the swiss­est
  • I made the assump­tion read­ing was an option, I was prompt­ly and repeat­ed­ly cor­rect­ed
  • The throw this, why’d you throw that game nev­er gets old
  • We’re all con­fused what to call the sun­room when it’s rain­ing, we’ve all agreed that room is the Tardis at night
  • Jun­gle cat cares not that it’s rain­ing
  • So now cho­les­terol is a thing, screw that I’m going back to liv­ing on cof­fee, hon­ey­buns and casu­al sex
  • House­plants clear­ly have a fatāh towards me
  • All I need is one great dish that my mouth, my brain, my stom­ach, and my doc­tor all agree that I can eat every meal, then I’m good
  • Rain wash­es away the fun
  • Old restu­raunts serve the fresh­est food
  • My cur­rent list of peo­ple I’d like to nap arm in arm with is cur­rent­ly idling at four, but per­haps it’s because I’m cur­rent­ly shar­ing (use of this word is laugh­able) a bed with a 85 pound dog
  • I’m okay bor­row­ing someone’s out­er­wear but you learn very quick­ly the pock­ets are not yours
  • Cre­ativ­i­ty is the new soli­tary

Daily List for: 1/4/2015

  • Your dark head of hair hides the fire that the deep smokey eyes adver­tise
  • Knowl­edge is pow­er, but spe­cif­ic igno­rance is com­fort
  • Some­times the most fas­ci­nat­ing of us are the most flawed
  • I can test your beliefs, your per­spec­tive and your patience, and that’s just before break­fast, late-night the tests become mul­ti­ple choice and hard­er
  • And the great text pre­dict­ed the ‘Veg­an-Soc­cer-Mom Upris­ing’, they swept across the coun­try like locust, whin­ing at and judg­ing every­one in their path, it wasn’t until the ‘soy-milk dec­i­ma­tion act of 2025’ was rat­i­fied that human­i­ty began to rebuild
  • Cre­ativ­i­ty is fre­quent­ly uncom­fort­able, like an itch that needs to be scratched, unfor­tu­nate­ly poi­son ivy is sim­i­lar, once in 2002 I thought I was cre­ative, and the cre­ativ­i­ty spread from one arm to the oth­er
  • I should be doing some­thing else, RIGHT NOW, that’s what these notes are, pro­cras­ti­na­tion
  • One pill makes you small­er, while one pill makes you bold
  • Key repeat is one of those things you take for grant­ed unless you acci­den­tal­ly change that set­ting and you can’t type the sim­pll­l­llest of words
  • Unlike Scar­lett O’Hara I don’t depend on the kind­ness of strangers, but I’m not adverse to their com­fort
  • If machines run bet­ter well lubri­cat­ed, then rela­tion­ships are a machine
  • Tea is the new Moscow Mule

    ‪#‎exces­sivenotes‬

Daily List for: 1/24/2015

  • Unless you’re a DJ spend­ing the day spin­ning isn’t much fun
  • I hate wrap­ping gifts, hate with a fiery pas­sion
  • Nut fla­vored cof­fee sounds gross, I can see why that name nev­er took off, thank you hazel­nut
  • It is actu­al­ly pos­si­ble to be busy and bored at the same time
  • Some peo­ple are tidy hoard­ers, that’s the song Elton John nev­er sings
  • Hat­ing my body late­ly, I’m a nev­er end­ing mix of dizzy and over­heat­ed or achy and cold, the fact that it’s 107° in Decem­ber isn’t help­ing mat­ters much
  • Some­times you need to pushed towards the precipice to appre­ci­ate the view
  • Rather than do the wrong thing for the right rea­son, some­times it’s just fun to be bad for pure­ly self­ish rea­sons
  • I checked, there is actu­al­ly NO rest for the wicked, it’s just a par­ty 24/7, but it’s a sausage­fest
  • All my best ideas run faster than me
  • Dutchie pies are the new fore­play

Daily List for: 8/7/2015

  • Sec­ond things first
  • Tal­ent is about hard work, per­sis­tence, and desire, it’s not a gift
  • Don’t plan to fail
  • The barista at Star­bucks doesn’t real­ly care how you spell your name
  • Text mes­sag­ing is great — but a hug is bet­ter
  • It’s only 9am but cour­tesy of my over­ly affec­tion­ate cat at 3am — I’m con­sid­er­ing a nap, maybe I’ll go wake her up
  • Beau­ty lives in the worn, scratched and chipped among us
  • For 50 years in a row — didn’t watch the debate, and I know my math is wrong, you know what I mean
  • There’s just not enough time in the day for all the ideas
  • His­to­ry is the new future

Daily List for: 7/14/2015

  • Gen­er­al­ly noth­ing worth­while is easy to mas­ter
  • Read­ing is greater than watch­ing
  • If you have noth­ing nice to say, try say­ing some­thing con­struc­tive
  • If you don’t ask, I can’t answer
  • I speak flu­ent eng­lish, and about 50 words of yid­dish — those 50 words have no sin­gle-eng­lish-word trans­la­tion, I don’t recall any of the ger­man I learned in school — Frau Parks would be very dis­pleased
  • In the long-run cre­ative speed is more impor­tant than cre­ative qual­i­ty
  • If at first you don’t suc­ceed, save it, dupli­cate it, rename it, and fix it
  • There is no mar­ket for per­fec­tion, but the world has a mas­sive appetite for good-enough
  • My brain runs on carbs, cof­fee, caf­feine and choco­late — that’s not much of a nutri­tion­al pyra­mid
  • Your face just seems like it needs kiss­es
  • Peo­ple spend far too much ener­gy hid­ing what they’re ashamed of, rather than just own­ing it proud­ly and mov­ing on
  • Fresh air and sun­light is the new Prozac

Daily List for: 8/6/2015

  • Cof­fee and paint­ing do not mix, luck­i­ly I know that
  • Lethar­gy is defeat­ed by get­ting off your ass
  • It’s pret­ty stu­pid if you live your life in a safe lit­tle box, I hate to tell you, that’s kind of how you end up any­how
  • Your com­fort lev­el is too tight
  • Lazi­ness breeds indif­fer­ence
  • If I had a white horse I’d sweep in and take you away
  • Choco­late is my drug of choice
  • Today is yes­ter­day with fresh­er sheets
  • Per­sis­tence is the key to pulling hap­pi­ness out of the dark­ness
  • Don’t let your issues define you, it’s far too easy to let a label defeat you
  • Spend­ing a night with a loved one is the new binge watch­ing

Daily List for: 7/13/2015

  • Good food can not make up for bad ser­vice
  • Cats are only SO train­able
  • Pro­cras­ti­na­tion is deferred annoy­ance
  • Those tat­toos are stock­ings
  • Don’t skimp on the knock­wurst
  • We all have a list, mine is just longer
  • The ducks don’t care that the peas are health­i­er for them
  • Hygien­i­cal­ly speak­ing, I’d soon­er kiss you than shake your hand
  • The secret to being well rest­ed is the sies­ta that pre­cedes the pre-sleep nap
  • If it’s not the sun, or the water, it’s the bugs
  • I have to accept the fact that some games I’m just nev­er going to win
  • Grav­i­ty claims anoth­er clum­sy adult
  • Hav­ing a doc­tor tell me that some­thing might take a full year to heal, and that’s only if I don’t re-injure it makes me want to just break it — since I believe that heals much faster
  • Restraint is the new deferred

Daily List for: 8/5/2015

  • Give me the strength to accept the things I can­not change, and qual­i­ty whiskey for all the rest
  • Plan­ning and expe­ri­ence is the key to repeat­able suc­cess­es, any­one can get lucky once or twice
  • Music makes the mun­dane tol­er­a­ble
  • Let­tuce does not equal sal­ad
  • Pri­or­i­tize, pre­pare, pro­cras­ti­nate
  • Even­tu­al­ly I always use the things I’ve pur­chased, it just takes time, I’m a shop­ping clair­voy­ant
  • Many morn­ing I’m amazed this is my life, thanks every­one
  • The worst part of dri­ving away from the house is the look I get from upstairs cat as I pull away
  • I’m still think­ing about those dis­ap­point­ing scones from the oth­er day (see pre­vi­ous list)
  • Do you learn some­thing new every­day?, I do
  • Pro­lif­ic mak­ers impress the hell out of me, late­ly I’ve met a few, and those folks seem­ing­ly don’t sleep
  • Rela­tion­ships are about the lit­tle things in between the big things
  • Fra­grant is the new odif­er­ous

Daily List for: 7/10/2015

  • Per­son­al growth starts today, chal­lenge your­self
  • Embrace fail­ure
  • When you’re out with a friend, leave your cell at home
  • Order an extra slice, make it some­thing you’ve nev­er tried
  • Stay up late, read a book, draw, cook, bake, eat, drink
  • Take your favorite skill and teach it to some­one you love
  • Teach your­self a dis­ci­plined activ­i­ty, jug­gling, hand­stand, yoga
  • Don’t daw­dle, if you can do it slow, you can teach your­self to do it fast, if you nor­mal­ly do it fast, slow it down
  • Talk your way past a door­man, a secu­ri­ty guard or a movie the­ater tick­et tak­er, yes it’s wrong, but a lit­tle wrong can be fun
  • Main­tain a con­ver­sa­tion with your­self, we don’t judge
  • Crazy Hap­py is the new you

Daily List for: 1/24/2015

  • The secret to find­ing qual­i­ty con­trac­tors / free­lancers: Find peo­ple who val­ue their rep­u­ta­tion more than they val­ue your mon­ey
  • Sur­round your­self with peo­ple who make you hap­py, hope­ful­ly you make them hap­py too
  • Not every­one has an angle, some peo­ple are actu­al­ly nice

Daily List for: 1/19/2015

  • Most days I want a big glass of the life, oth­er days a shot is plen­ty
  • Moti­vat­ed by love, dri­ven by lust
  • Peo­ple can be both Cana­di­an and Jew­ish
  • Skuzzy wash­es off, but skanky requires repeat­ed scrub­bing
  • You are the first per­son I think of every morn­ing and the last per­son I think every night, and in between, you’re what I dream about

Daily List for: 2/6/2015

  • Plaid is this years black
  • A tes­ta­ment to the qual­i­ty of piz­za is how good it is the next day eat­en cold, very good piz­za is actu­al­ly bet­ter cold
  • Nev­er don’t try, the worst case sce­nario is you fail, try­ing and fail­ing is admirable, nev­er try­ing because you’re afraid you’ll fail is pathet­ic
  • Ner­vous excite­ment is per­son­al plu­to­ni­um
  • At $1.95 a gal­lon for reg­u­lar, I’ll low­er my back win­dows, please fill the back seat with reg­u­lar
  • It took 5 days for my new, much larg­er phone, to feel exact­ly like the old small­er phone, but after 7 years I climb in my big SUV and miss my small SUV, odd
  • I apol­o­gize in advance for every regret­table word, every hor­rid thought, for­ev­er I’ll be apol­o­giz­ing
  • Every now and then I need to get in the car and go 120mph, not for very long, but for a while, last night was one of those nights
  • I enjoyed watch­ing you take pic­tures of the menu last night and zoom it to read — just because you for­got your glass­es, that was adorable and clever
  • First Date Favorites: Board­walk Food: Caramel Corn, Casi­no Game: Video Pok­er, Per­fume: Hap­py, Guilty Plea­sure Movie: ConAir
  • Goat cheese and beets is the new Cook­ies and Cream

Daily List for: 2/5/2015

  • Words that need to go away: Bespoke, Jawn, Irre­gard­less, Bae
  • There is, in fact, more than a sin­gle pot for every lid
  • Pas­sion is the new fruit
  • The next best thing to old friends, is new friends, close­ly fol­lowed by those friends you have yet to meet
  • Make a goal, achieve that goal, don’t bitch about all the stuff in between
  • Gym obser­va­tion: Lit­tle yoga girls are STRONG and seem­ing­ly do not per­spire, per­haps they are robots
  • When I close my eyes and pic­ture us togeth­er in 25 years I see noth­ing but sun­shine and hap­pi­ness
  • Friends that you haven’t talked too in months and/or years that when you do, it seems like you just did, I love that
  • Some movies have secret mes­sages in them, just for me
  • If THAT is what squats do to a body, squats should be manda­to­ry to but Dori­tos

Daily List for: 4/7/2015

  • You’d hate a mile in my shoes, you’ll feel every bump, stum­ble on every crack
  • Cof­fee is a cream deliv­ery sys­tem, much like pret­zels are a method to eat mus­tard with­out look­ing fool­ish
  • I’m com­pul­sive with­out being obses­sive
  • Good soft­ware is exceed­ing­ly rare, and what makes it good is what it doesn’t do as much as what it does do
  • Peo­ple spend entire­ly too much time defin­ing sex­u­al­i­ty, I think those are the same peo­ple who are lying about their own
  • Some non-choco­late eggs are albi­no
  • The only place you can get to by your­self is nowhere you want to be
  • Mod­er­a­tion is an option when exces­sive­ness fails you
  • Sim­ple math is worth triple check­ing
  • Why are we teach­ing cal­cu­lus before we teach how to bal­ance a check­book, or how to make your­self a healthy break­fast
  • Peo­ple need to learn to be open about what makes them weird
  • Dark glass­es and head­phones don’t deter Gap sales­peo­ple, most oth­er sales peo­ple get the mes­sage
  • I love that the Star­buck barista blush­es when I ask her to leave room in my cof­fee for a fist of cream
  • Exper­i­men­ta­tion is about fail­ure, you don’t learn from suc­cess
  • Hav­ing peo­ple is the key, took me 3 decades to real­ize that

Daily List for: 2/4/2015

  • When in doubt, slight smile, eye con­tact and a firm hand­shake
  • I don’t actu­al­ly care what hap­pens in your bed­room, that’s your busi­ness, unless you’re invit­ing me in, then I need details so I know how to dress
  • First Date Favorites; cof­fee: light roast, black, adult bev­er­ages: Gen­tle­man Jack, pie: pump­kin pie
  • I respect any­one who finds com­fort and answers in faith, I also respect those who don’t, it’s real­ly nobod­ies busi­ness which group I belong to
  • I was so relieved to learn that duck sauce con­tained no actu­al ducks
  • Over­sleep­ing is the Jor­dan Almond in the whit­mans sam­pler of pro­duc­tiv­i­ty
  • You have noth­ing to be self con­scious about, every­thing that makes you dif­fer­ent, makes you unique, embrace unique

Daily List for: 4/6/2015

  • You can’t enjoy the ups with­out suf­fer­ing the downs, it’s just the way it is
  • The ride, ends, have your return tick­et ready
  • laugh­ter, hops, fil­tered water and a qual­i­ty nosh
  • It may be ugly, but it tastes good
  • Play­ing a lying game with your spouse of near­ly 30 years and com­plete­ly fool­ing each oth­er every round, hilar­i­ous
  • Real­ly? no eat­ing in the car? How long do you hon­est­ly expect that to last
  • I didn’t say I didn’t like the blouse, I said I think it’s designed to be worn over some­thing, per­son­al­ly that makes me like it more
  • First Date Favorites; Soup: Beef Pho, Appe­tiz­ers: Pigs in a Blan­ket, Sal­ad: Chick­en Cae­sar (with anchovies), Mor­tal Kom­bat Com­bat­ant: Sonya Blade
  • I’d rather be warm than safe
  • It’s not in my abil­i­ty to ignore some­thing that’s both­er­ing me
  • Any­time, Any­where that’s where I’ll meet you, ( 1942 in war-ton Moroc­co, pour me a drink, I’ll be there )
  • I’m not afraid of any­thing but los­ing you, that ter­ri­fies me

Daily List for: 2/3/2015

  • Nobody promised you hap­pi­ness or suc­cess, fight for it, scratch, claw, climb earn your hap­pi­ness through sweat and hard work
  • Reward your­self, take your­self on a me date every now and then
  • I can think of no one I’d rather grow old with than you, every wrin­kle is a sto­ry, every gray hair a chap­ter in our lives
  • Pet peeve: When peo­ple assume that the odds on flip­ping a coin, or rolling dice, ever change, irre­gard­less of what the pre­vi­ous result was, the odds nev­er change
  • Favorite sound: Trains in the dis­tance
  • Break­fast for din­ner equals Brin­ner, and it’s the great­est thing ever, Brin­ner is 2.6% bet­ter than Brunch, and it’s supe­ri­or­i­ty over the poor­ly con­ceived Lun­ner is immea­sur­able.
  • Hav­ing you by my side makes me feel like I can accom­plish any­thing

Daily List for: 2/2/2015

  • Every­day is a reboot
  • Some­days the storm rolls in with­out warn­ing
  • If you could see your­self through my eyes you’d real­ize how aston­ish­ing­ly beau­ti­ful you tru­ly are
  • Sil­ly is the new mature
  • I’d hap­pi­ly trade gold for laugh­ter, laugh­ter is lighter
  • When goats dine with ducks, the goats bring the kids, but the ducks deal with the bill
  • Any­thing worth cry­ing about is worth talk­ing about
  • Did the Jus­tice League of Amer­i­ca have a kitchen? If so, who cooked? What was their spe­cial­ty?
  • First-Date Favorites; smell: hazel­nut, col­or: ver­mil­lion, bond-film: Live and Let Die, yogurt: black-cher­ry, item-of-cloth­ing: a pullover hood­ie, fash­ion acces­so­ry: my thin chain­maile bracelet, activ­i­ty: kiss­ing
  • Fact: I’m phys­i­cal­ly a morn­ing per­son, and men­tal­ly a night owl
  • If con­sumers learned to do some sim­ple math while gro­cery shop­ping, we’d prob­a­bly have bet­ter pric­ing, smarter con­sumers and more super­mar­ket fires