Daily List for: 2/7/2015

  • Sim­ple is ele­gant, peo­ple need to learn to appre­ci­ate sim­ple
  • Instant grat­i­fi­ca­tion is fleet­ing, LIKE imme­di­ate­ly if you agree
  • Tick­lish is the dou­ble-joint­ed
  • Jel­ly is the unsung hero in a PB&J, It’s day will come
  • One of the chop­sticks needs to be pointy so you can shiv the pot­stick­ers
  • I’ve been dealt the Ace of hearts and I’m dou­bling-down on her
  • Hand­shakes are dirt­i­er than a nice snog
  • I live in a wool and cable-knit jun­gle
  • Bak­ing is 57% knowl­edge, 33% tech­nique and 10% good for­tune
  • Don’t hide the curves, accen­tu­ate them
  • Nuts in the shell are the ulti­mate health food — each has a lit­tle manda­to­ry work­out attached
  • It’s mag­ic when you find that per­son who checks all your box­es, my box­es are checked in sharpie
  • Peo­ple are clay, soci­ety is the wheel

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

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

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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’