Daily List for: 1/26/2015

  • Stress is the killer of joy
  • There are very few foods that Sriracha can’t improve
  • Soft spo­ken is the new loud
  • Trenta is big­ger than Ven­ti
  • Curb your dog, and your tem­per — keep the city clean and smil­ing
  • Life with­out chal­lenges isn’t worth liv­ing
  • The warmth from your smile warms the cold­est part of me
  • Cats are the gate­keep­ers of warmth
  • If dying required paper­work to be com­plet­ed, I’m con­fi­dent I’ll live for­ev­er.
  • Ore­gon + Ida­ho = Ore Ida
  • Love knows no math, the­ol­o­gy, or col­or
  • Snow is the ene­my of Mon­days

Daily List for: 5/8/2015

  • Fine is a four let­ter word
  • You see mis­takes, scars, blem­ish­es, I see sto­ries that write them­selves
  • Some­day a masked man will ask you to count back­wards from 10
  • Draw­ing and writ­ing are as dif­fer­ent as they are sim­i­lar, imho, nei­ther is par­tic­u­lar­ly easy
  • I spend half my day talk­ing to clients, the oth­er half talk­ing to my cats, I have a pref­er­ence
  • I have a birth­day com­ing up, no singing please, but if you must, please sing ‘Bust a Move’ by YoungMC
  • The smile isn’t sin­cere
  • Stuffed crust piz­za is the new black-tar hero­in
  • The way to my heart is through my feet

Daily List for: 1/25/2015

  • We all make mis­takes, back­slide on habits, slip on game­plans, don’t let it gut you, and keep mov­ing in a pos­i­tive direc­tion
  • Don’t use hot water to melt ice, it actu­al­ly freezes
    faster than cold water
  • Pro­cras­ti­na­tion ends right now

Daily List for: 5/7/2015

  • it may just be a num­ber, but it’s a big num­ber — Yes­ter­day is tomor­row two days soon­er — Reflex­ol­o­gy makes me flinch — Now that sum­mer is on the hori­zon, can’t wait for Fall, I’m sea­son­al­ly unde­cid­ed — All bugs are fea­tures — Cre­ative iner­tia is a bitch — Favorite names for sushi; Godzil­la roll, Dyna­mite roll, Shake, Rat­tle n’ rol­lIf
  • If you don’t like my cur­rent atti­tude, try back in 15 min­utes
  • Why didn’t chim-chim die of asphyx­i­a­tion?
  • Occa­sion­al­ly you have to be self­ish

Daily List for: 1/23/2015

  • Your love is my church, and I want to spend the rest of my life wor­ship­ping you
  • My judge­ment was cloud­ed by the dark stormy events that pre­cip­i­tat­ed
  • Find some­thing that you enjoy doing, and do it
  • Some­times say­ing some­thing in an ele­va­tor to break the awk­ward silence, is infi­nite­ly more awk­ward, espe­cial­ly when what you say includes the word plum­met
  • Some­times social clues are lost on Pro­fes­sor Plum
  • Aspire to sat­is­fy your needs, and those of your friends and fam­i­ly before you move on to your wants
  • Those peo­ple you choose to sur­round your­self with are your fam­i­ly
  • Trav­el­ing stretch­es your world, opens your mind, teach­es you in ways that books ever could
  • Self­less is the new self­ish

Daily List for: 5/6/2015

  • Giv­en a do over, most­ly minor deci­sions would change
  • I choose sup­ple
  • I necked with the lamb, it was deli­cious
  • I drank your worm­wood, still sane(ish)
  • My list is some­what scary, get­ting scari­er
  • I wasn’t ignor­ing you, I was pic­tur­ing you on fire
  • Being an adult means skip­ping things you want to do, in order to do things you have to do, and that sucks eggs
  • No is a word, No is a word, No is a word (repeat as need­ed)
  • Close ear whis­per­ing is the new fore­play
  • Ask me again, and make me want to say yes
  • First Date Favorites; Car: Her­bie, Soup: Pho, Herb: Basil, Guilty-Plea­sure Movie: The Thomas Crowne Affair, Activ­i­ty: third-date-stuff
  • I’m in karmic remit­tance

Daily List for: 1/22/2015

  • Chal­lenge your­self, take some­thing you’re good at, do it longer, faster, dif­fer­ent, take some­thing you’re not so good at, and do it a lot, nev­er stop
  • Don’t suc­cumb to destruc­tive habits, call a friend, walk away, weak­ness isn’t attrac­tive
  • When in doubt, the answer is always No!
  • Oppor­tu­ni­ty lives every­where, but you have to leave your bub­ble to see it
  • Some­times ideas are like pineap­ple cake they work bet­ter turned upside down
  • Abhor typ­i­cal, despise com­mon, every­body does those
  • Be the cat in the sun­beam, enjoy a momen­tary sim­ple plea­sure
  • Help more than you hurt
  • I think I’m devel­op­ing a self­ish aller­gy
  • You’re total­ly my bagel, you’re my every­thing

Daily List for: 5/5/2015

  • Addic­tion comes in all shapes and sizes, don’t assume you under­stand what someone’s going through
  • I’m pret­ty sim­ple, all I need is: my phone, a sketch­book, a vari­ety of pens, most­ly microns, a light­ning cable, cof­fee, 4x — cream and one sug­ar, a knit hat (if it’s under 70 degrees), a hood­ie with a full pouch, socks socks socks, beef jerky, and but­ter and home­made bread, sim­ple huh!
  • I’m nev­er bluff­ing
  • Nev­er get in a star­ing match with a cig­ar store Indi­an
  • Per­son­al­ly I think speed lim­its are stu­pid
  • Your unti­tled and you’re stay­ing that way

Daily List for: 3/25/2015

  • Don’t assume that just because some­one appears hap­py and light­heart­ed that they don’t have seri­ous dai­ly chal­lenges
  • Self worth should be cal­cu­lat­ed by the num­ber of peo­ple in your per­son­al world and not by the labels on your clothes
  • Mem­o­ries are mer­cury
  • We wear the worst of our­selves like armor
  • Some­times sim­u­lat­ed life is far more cap­ti­vat­ing than the real thing
  • Bread sup­pos­ed­ly comes in a plain fla­vor
  • Bark­ing dogs are secret kissers
  • I love that mor­ti­fied look chil­dren get when their par­ents embar­rass them, that look is pure­ly hon­est
  • I ate a slice of piz­za yes­ter­day that was sold as ‘like eat­ing two slices at the same time’, I’m still full, so I believe it
  • I had no idea my pelvis had a floor, I won­der if it’s car­pet­ed?, wait and girls have a vault? what’s in it?
  • Keep going, don’t stop, it gets eas­i­er, day by day

Daily List for: 4/24/2015

Foods I have zero willpow­er around:

  • Salt & Pep­per Squid (I actu­al­ly have a favorite place for this, but it’s kind of a schlep)
  • Hard Pret­zels (have to blame Ran­dall for this one)
  • Cashews (damn their fat­ty good­ness)
  • Qual­i­ty Ice Cream (I’ll include B&J’s in that cat­e­go­ry)
  • Swedish Fish (Keep­ing those Swedish fish­er­man in busi­ness)
  • Black Licorice ANYTHING (exclud­ing Good & Plen­ty, which I can only enjoy in small quan­ti­ties)
  • French Fries and/or Hash­browns
  • Gar­l­i­cy Gua­camole and/or Spicy Sal­sa
  • The Veg­gie Burg­er at Nation­al Mechan­ics
  • Wings at Eulo­gy (of which one drunk night I ate $50.00 worth)
  • Choco­late (yes that’s inten­tion­al­ly broad)
  • But­tered Pop­corn with Truf­fle Salt (not but­ter fla­vored, not a weird fla­vor, qual­i­ty mat­ters on this one)
  • Pou­tine (assum­ing I’m with Brid­get and already a beer ahead)
  • Did I men­tion I love wings?
  • Those tox­ic chips they have on the tables at some­what-clean Chi­nese restau­rants and the nasty mus­tard
  • Fresh Roast­ed jalapeños (so deli­cious)
    Bonus DRINKS:
  • A well made G&T is a beau­ti­ful thing (sad­ly most bar­tenders fail at the sim­ple stuff)
  • A Black and White Milk­shake (yumm, espe­cial­ly with fries)
  • What­ev­er is on tap if the bar­tender is adorable
    So I guess this post is about my gen­er­al lack of willpow­er, what’s your can’t stop munch­ing foods?

Daily List for: 2/23/2015

  • I wear my inner-child as out­er­wear
  • I like my piz­za crust to be piz­za crust fla­vored
  • After sev­er­al drinks my pri­vates have a ten­den­cy to become pub­lic
  • Life becomes sim­pler when you learn not to care what oth­er peo­ple think
  • It’s very dif­fi­cult to love oth­er peo­ple, when you hate your­self
  • Just because you have a rab­bit in your hat, that doesn’t make you a magi­cian
  • I wal­low in my quirks, jump in we can wal­low togeth­er

Daily List for: 4/22/2015

  • I’m not sure if I’m an opti­mistic cyn­ic or a self­less nar­cis­sist
  • South­ern hos­pi­tal­i­ty is the broad side of the grater
  • Now we’ve paid triple for look­ing in the mir­ror twice
  • Cruise con­trol is your cars way of rein­forc­ing learned behav­ior
  • Big rig truck­ers all look like they’re sit­ting on a tack
  • Cof­fee is the dev­ils gas ped­al
  • If you break the law in Ten­nessee you might just end up in this weeks issue of ‘Bust­ed!’
  • Beer out­num­bers iced tea at Love’s Trav­el Cen­ters
  • If we spray our car with Pam can we go faster? These are the kinds of things I think about on car rides
  • Cows seem indif­fer­ent

Daily List for: 2/20/2025

Ideas for New Words:

  • Cat­sec: the peri­od of time between the food hit­ting the floor and the dog(s)/cat(s) show up to inves­ti­gate, it’s the small­est unit of time in the uni­verse
  • Stavings: the end result of stack­ing coupon codes to bring an items sale price down e.g. That death ray was $75.00 but I staved (past-tense) $50.00 after googling 50 sep­a­rate one dol­lar coupon codes
  • Fact: Some­times when I’m bored I make up words

Daily List for: 2/19/2015

  • After you’ve pushed every­one else away, there’s no one left to blame.
  • Some­time intro­spec­tion gets morose, dig deep­er
  • Get some dim sum
  • Love comes in quart con­tain­ers with cilantro leaves, bean sprouts and lime
  • Being sick makes you appre­ci­ate breath­ing and swal­low­ing
  • I des­per­ate­ly want to lay on the couch with you and watch hor­ri­ble movies
  • Squats hurt butt

Daily List for: 3/21/2015

  • Some­times my brain is non-coop­er­a­tive
  • I’m both sides of every coin
  • Just once I’d like the Coy­ote to win
  • If I were to win the lot­tery tomor­row, aside from pay­ing off some loved ones mort­gages and donat­ing to a few favorite caus­es, not sure I’d change much of any­thing, I’m hap­py, why screw with that..
  • Your love and sup­port ensconces me like a blan­ket fresh out of the dry­er
  • Secret to every­thing: Be your­self, even if you annoy every­one around you, even­tu­al­ly that becomes endear­ing
  • First Date Favorites; Ice Cream: Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk, Movie The­ater Can­dy: Choco­late Non­pareil poured into But­tered pop­corn (bring nap­kins), Din­er Indul­gence: French Onion Soup
  • Great­est change in my life: learn­ing that the stuff I can’t con­trol, isn’t worth get­ting wound up about
  • I’d rather spend time dry­er, I always find the washer­ag­i­tat­ing

Daily List for: 3/19/2015

  • Actions go places while inten­tions are makes plans
  • Lis­ten­ing is a lost art
  • Favors don’t require reci­procity
  • The key to a hap­py future is learn­ing to let the past go
  • Plans fail, pro­fes­sion­als plan for that
  • Don’t poke the bear hold­ing the pointy stick
  • Sur­round your­self with pos­i­tiv­i­ty you love
  • Dri­ve safe, sleep well, don’t hes­i­tate to hug
  • Flex­i­bil­i­ty is the key to enjoy­ment

Daily List for: 3/18/2013

  • Infu­ri­ates me that we live in a world where our crim­i­nals are
    pro­vid­ed meals, health­care and shel­ter and our law-aid­ing
    cit­i­zens strug­gle with acquir­ing all three
  • Gatorade tastes like hell, until you need it
  • The key to accom­plish­ment is rep­e­ti­tion
  • Rye toast and con­cord grape jel­ly, that’s my jam
  • Trust is the key to mutu­al sat­is­fac­tion
  • Salt­ed Caramel is the new à la mode

Daily List for: 3/17/2015

  • There’s noth­ing sad­der than real­iz­ing you can remem­ber details about a loved one who’s passed
  • Habits are habit form­ing
  • Take a minute, pet the cat
  • Try snack­ing from the pro­duce depart­ment, avoid the cen­ter of the store entire­ly
  • I failed Brain chem­istry, there was no reme­di­al class
  • Trav­el­ing ducks deprive me of sleep
  • Ver­bal sword­play is my olympic sport

Daily List for: 3/14/2015

  • Shop­ping is my drug of choice, malls are my church
  • Some­times I’m mason some­times I’m dixon, I cross a lot of lines
  • If the only ques­tion you have is ‘What’s wrong?’ don’t ask it
  • Bro­ken is the new decon­struct­ed
  • My lust is cur­rent­ly on a sab­bat­i­cal
  • I’ve spilled my beer and cried about it
  • It’s pos­si­ble to be mis­er­able while amidst a sea of hap­py
  • I don’t ride the brake, I let grav­i­ty make my jel­ly roll
  • I real­ly want a triple Amer­i­cano with half whole milk and half half and half, but most­ly because I like order­ing half half and half
  • I’m not a cow­boy
  • Hand­fuls of headaches, pock­ets full of posies…

Daily List for: 1/31/2015

  • Some­times a Bloody Mary bar can become a tall glass of vod­ka and a small sal­ad
  • We love you for all those imper­fec­tions and quirks that you hate about your­self
  • Excus­es are the zigzag piece in the Tetris game of life — Take a minute for your­self — Some­times it’s not about any­thing but mak­ing some­one else hap­py — Pre­serves on sausages, it’s a thing — Cen­tral Park is the key, I have no idea to what — Your smile is the secret to my hap­pi­ness