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

Daily List for: 4/4/2015

  • If com­pen­sa­tion for pain and suf­fer­ing is real, to whom do I talk to about the time I spent watch­ing CSI Cyber
  • The flesh is weak

  • Deca­dence is the new con­ser­v­a­tive
  • Loud is just a whis­per with feel­ing
  • I find you fas­ci­nat­ing and would love to (social­ly accept­able verb here) you

  • Nev­er stray from what makes you hap­py
  • You have the hips of a temptress, the eyes of a sor­cer­ess, and the mouth of sailor on shore leave
  • I know it’s only 8 am and too ear­ly for a drink drink, but it’s okay this also has cof­fee in it
  • We share the beach, with our eyes closed, and our brains open
  • Today my safe word is ‘please don’t’
  • From up here, you total­ly can see how crazy I actu­al­ly am, how the hell are we get­ting down?
  • Let’s start with dessert and then see if we’re actu­al­ly inter­est­ed in din­ner

Daily List for: 2/1/2013

  • A new month brings a new start, don’t let the mis­takes you made last month dark­en your mood this month, let it go and move on

  • If you’re a half-mocha soy lat­te kin­da per­son please step away from the actu­al cream — there’s noth­ing for you there
  • Smiles are accu­mu­la­tive
  • Most upper-west-side dogs dress bet­ter than me
  • Between Heav­en and Hell is the Lin­coln Tun­nel
  • Hap­py sig­nif­i­cant oth­ers far less con­fronta­tion­al exis­tence
  • Most orga­ni­za­tion­al chal­lenges can be solved the night before, take 20 min­utes make a list of what you need to accom­plish the night before
  • Embrace the imper­fec­tions and flaws in every­thing and every­one
  • Good piz­za is worth dri­ving for
  • Friends are the egg in the latke of life

Daily List for: 4/3/2015

  • You know you have a prob­lem when your dry clean­er asks you about 6 sep­a­rate stains and the answer to each is cheese
  • There’s always a drink for the third mus­ke­teer
  • It’s you that winds me up, lets me go, spin and stum­ble to and fro, up the incline, down into supine, only to real­ize, that you’re enjoy­ing my undo­ing
  • Those who live in glass bake shops shouldn’t throw scones
  • The answer is always yes, unless you give me a rea­son to no you
  • I’m not influ­enced by what peo­ple do, I’m inspired by the grace with which the do it
  • My church has stools
  • I can spend hours hid­ing in your hug, inhal­ing your spice and qui­et­ly bask­ing in the rhyth­mic tim­pani that is your sound­track
  • Con­fi­dence comes from know­ing that your friends will help you achieve all your goals
  • By all accounts the man flee­ing the heist at the pros­thet­ics store was unarmed
  • Some­times the sub­text is too sub­tle

Daily List for: 1/8/2015

  • Pou­tine is bet­ter than not Pou­tine
  • Much like a warm cat, keep a good friend close
  • Cry­ing is a sign of strength, not weak­ness
  • Flirt­ing like knife-throw­ing requires near con­stant prac­tice
  • Crumbs are good
  • Laugh­ter is the best med­i­cine
  • There is no such thing as Dry Cold, it’s just Cold
  • Snow still sucks, but slight­ly less than ice
  • Stress < Beer

Daily List for: 4/2/2013

  • Cof­fee is mag­ic
  • Wow, the horse I rode in on gets a lot of action
  • I’m pos­i­tive that my spir­it ani­mal is a kan­ga­roo
  • Some­times the love boat is full of sushi
  • On some projects you pull your belt tighter and lay back and recon­sid­er paint options for the ceil­ing
  • You’d think after 7 movies they’d be slight­ly less furi­ous
  • Is it weird that when­ev­er I see pan­das I think of the Brady Bunch car­toon
  • Not a fan of moist hand­shakes
  • NYC gets the salt right, but the rest of their pret­zel is wrong
  • Refills with cleav­age, sar­casm and a filthy smile is the rea­son I love this Star­bucks on Thurs­days
  • I make no excus­es, I make min­i­mal apolo­gies, I own my mistakes…you should try it
  • I’m sure your moth­er warned you about peo­ple like me
  • It was a sim­ple deal, can­dy, for a ride in a van… who doesn’t want to eat can­dy while tak­ing a ride?

Daily List for: 3/2/815

  • trendy thir­ty some­things will wait for­ev­er for the oppor­tu­ni­ty to be trendy
  • free choco­late is the best choco­late
  • east and west is the new dyslex­ia
  • some names are hard­er to drop than oth­ers, said names can nev­er be picked-up again
  • TMI is not actu­al­ly too-much at 3am
  • YES it’s far, but they’re city miles not sub­urb miles
  • deal with it, you’re not even the sev­enth smartest per­son in this room
  • ramen is more trendy than boobs
  • Asian wives read Amer­i­can fash­ion mags like Latin wives read US week­ly, enthralled
  • Adi­das track suits are the new uni­form for 30s something’s ballers
  • pho refills is a thing, and it needs to be wide­spread, truth be told it might have been because I was the qui­et white guy din­ing alone
  • typ­ing code while watch­ing some­one code and lis­ten­ing to the talk about code is a learned and prac­ticed skill
  • being asked ‘do you read Japan­ese’ five times in an hour was per­haps the high­light of my trip, con­sid­er­ing the mag­a­zines I was look­ing at were Kore­an.
  • shoe choice is mis­sion crit­i­cal
  • kind­ness exists in urban cen­ters, it’s just hard­er to find


Daily List for: 3/9/2015

  • Some­times sleep is impos­si­ble
  • The process of wast­ing time look­ing at pro­duc­tiv­i­ty soft­ware so you don’t con­tin­ue wast­ing time, that’s so me — I’m the Sharpi­est pen in the pen draw­er — I’m in the mood for noo­dles, not just today, that’s a gen­er­al state­ment — Skimp on every­thing but; shoes, bras, beer and choco­late — Rather than spend­ing a life­time chas­ing an unob­tain­able per­fec­tion, learn to kiss real­ly well, the rest kind of works itself out

Daily List for: 2/2/815

  • Obses­sion isn’t sexy
  • If all you have is peanut but­ter, bread becomes a com­mod­i­ty
  • Dis­co is the new tai chi
  • Mind­ful absence is the goal, most days I’m just tardy, per­haps I’m mind­ful­ly tru­ant
  • No shirt, no shoes, no patchouli
  • When in doubt, promise noth­ing
  • Pay your con­trac­tors ear­ly and reap the kar­ma
  • Don’t pet the cat / dog / goat WHILE you do some­thing else, let the pet­ting be the thing you’re doing
  • Shut-up about your arter­ies and but­ter — smear some but­ter on it and live in the moment, you can wor­ry about your arter­ies when you’re alone and not eat­ing fresh bread.
  • Jump in a pud­dle, dance in your under­wear, go out com­man­do, dye your hair pink, wear sun­glass­es at night
  • Amidst the hav­oc, carve out 90 min­utes for plea­sure

Daily List for: 3/6/2015

  • Learn to find the beau­ty in every­one, the val­ue in every­thing, and the qui­et among the noise
  • Rather than being crit­i­cal, be help­ful
  • Why don’t doc­tors pre­scribe “3 hugs a day” seems to me that works won­ders for a vari­ety of ail­ments
  • Slow and steady, that’s the way you build a house of cards
  • I got a purim gift yes­ter­day, with­out that, I’d have no idea it was purim

Daily List for: 3/20/2015

  • The food train has no stops, you just enjoy the ride
  • You say chick­en, I taste hell­fire
  • When run­ning always have a snack in your shorts
  • Sup­pos­ed­ly wear­ing tights under your boots makes you look more casu­al
  • I am not impressed with your knit cap but your face top­i­ary is amaz­ing
  • Some Hookah bars nev­er open, I assume some nev­er close
  • The city of Con­cord sleeps well at night know­ing Grape­man is on the job
  • These lists get stranger when I spend the night out
  • The key to find­ing foods you enjoy is by try­ing foods you might hate

Daily List for: 3/5/2015

  • There should be a sign in every tat­too par­lor remind­ing peo­ple that skin ages but a bad deci­sion is eter­nal
  • Don’t com­plain about some­thing unless you’re will­ing to do some­thing about it
  • The only thing that should be wrapped around a piz­za crust is the per­son eat­ing it
  • Next time you order a drink in a bar, just for grins ask the bar­tender “is this the best kind of ice for this drink?” see what they say
  • Just because I’m not look­ing at you while you’re talk­ing to me doesn’t mean I don’t care what you’re say­ing, it might mean you have spinach in your teeth
  • I saw some­one take a bag of apples back to the mar­ket, her com­plaint ‘These just don’t taste app­ley enough’, it’s NEVER occurred to me to do this; using that approach,
     — ‘I’d like to return this half eat­en hoho, it wasn’t as ho(ish?) as the first half
     — ‘I’d like to return this cook­ing spray, I actu­al­ly DO believe it’s not but­ter’

Daily List for: 3/3/2015

  • Nev­er stop fail­ing
  • Make a list, do it in ink
  • Pour your­self a big glass of hap­pi­ness, make mine a dou­ble
  • Obses­sions are con­ta­gious
  • Stop com­plain­ing about things you can’t con­trol
  • Let it ride, Press it, Go all in
  • Be Spicy

Daily List for: 3/2/2015

  • Choco­late gen­er­al­ly helps
  • Brunettes are still the new sexy
  • Casu­al con­fi­dence is always in style
  • Every now and then a watched pot will boil, but only while you’re on the phone
  • Be the water… skip the rock
  • That spot where your neck becomes your shoulder…mmmm, I love that spot
  • Dip, dip, squeeze… And that’s how you make tea!
  • Chip­ping away at the lit­tle things, that’s how you move moun­tains

Daily List for: 2/9/2015

  • There is such a thing as too much data, I now gave quan­tifi­able proof I sleep like a caf­feinat­ed 3 year old
  • Some of us are the worst of us, even on our best days
  • I’ll hold your hand and we can sing as we walk though the fire togeth­er
  • Ground­hogs don’t have heat­ing bills
  • Mus­cle guys at the gym speak their own grunt and nod lan­guage
  • We can change every­thing but our his­to­ry, all we can do with that is learn from it
  • Some­times south of the equa­tor is were all the fun hap­pens
  • Friends let friends get awk­ward, and then embrace it
  • Songs are my mile­stones, fla­vors my sou­venirs, pho­tos my lega­cy
  • Time will not erase our impact
  • Amaz­ing peo­ple are every­where, but as a soci­ety we seem to fix­ate and glam­or­ize the worst of us
  • Do boats expe­ri­ence pier pres­sure
  • Lust is the acai berry
  • The light in your eyes excites my mind and inflames my body
  • We are my gal­van­ic responce

Daily List for: 2/13/2015

  • Not every­thing is as real as it seems
  • Both mir­rors and scales lie on a reg­u­lar basis
  • Pla­ton­ic is this years sym­bi­ot­ic
  • Com­mu­ni­ca­tion unlocks all but the most locked rela­tion­ships
  • Some­times that last drink is on the house
  • I want to chase all the angst away and leave you with noth­ing but hap­py and quirky
  • Pock­et change can change the world
  • My boots aren’t made for every­thing

Daily List for: 1/21/2015

  • I’m at the age where nachos after 9 PM are topped with melt­ed cheese, jalapeno and regret
  • Nasty is the new naughty
  • Oppor­tu­ni­ty isn’t always obvi­ous
  • If you don’t ask the ques­tion, it real­ly doesn’t mat­ter what the answer is
  • Some­times lust clouds judge­ment
  • When hangry, go for the peanut but­ter cups
  • Stress can cause you to skip meals, it can also cause you to binge eat, that’s why stress is a sadis­tic ass­hat
  • The ‘Got your nose’ game, is not a big hit in the lep­rosy ward
  • I want to crowd­source a flash mob of kick­starters to start kick­ing crowds of mob­sters
  • I spend every wak­ing moment dream­ing about the next time I’ll see you
  • If any of these made you smile (or think), pass the smile along, please share this post with your friends
  • Intro­spec­tion is free, ther­a­py is billed in 45 minute incre­ments

Daily List for: 5/4/2015

  • Annoy­ance is not exclu­sive­ly a human emo­tion, I type this as an annoyed cat won­ders why I’m not pet­ting her
  • Com­men­tat­ing ruins sports even more than sports ruins sports
  • I’ve decid­ed to get the word ‘NO!’ tattoo’d on the back of my left hand, at least then I’d have a con­stant reminder that the word exists
  • I read that week­night bowl­ing leagues are the new ‘swing­ing’ meet­ing place, like I’d jump in bed with any­one who would wear rent­ed shoes..eww
  • I have an idea for a ‘Crim­i­nal Minds’ drink­ing game, every time they use the word ‘unsub’ you turn the TV off and go get a drink
  • Trust me, said no one you actu­al­ly should
  • If you told me you were unhap­py I could have done some­thing about it, but you silence said noth­ing
  • I don’t need assis­tance, I’m just pro­cras­ti­nat­ing for a while and lat­er I’ll spend the day regret­ting it
  • If I didn’t beat myself up about every­thing what would I do with my days?
  • A pint of ice cream can be a sin­gle serv­ing with the prop­er spoon and the right moti­va­tion