Tagged: time

Spring Break rambling

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It’s Spring Break. I promise you I have negative ability to focus today (Friday), so this is going to be a rambling train of thought in my head as I drifted off in class.

My sister and I used to split up the food that we bought like troops during the war. Three chocolate flavored Rice Krispies for you, and three for me. Actually, I can trade you a chocolate flavored one for a marshmallow flavored one. We used to relish going grocery shopping with the grownups, because as pre-teens, what much else is there to do?

These days, it’s been a few months since I went shopping for groceries. In the midst of life, I have delegated that responsibility solely to my parents and I just walk in and out of the kitchen grabbing what I can find.

Our world, back then, was simple and confined; it stretched only as far as we could travel for two hours or so on the highway. That was the universe that we knew. Continue reading

How to Take a Successful Bubble Bath (Playlist Included!)

Everyone hates on materialists, but a bubble bath is one aspect of a materialist’s obsessions that I promise will only benefit you. Not that everyone should take bubble baths every day, but taking a bubble bath just once will change your life…though indirectly, probably. Continue reading

What Happens As Time Passes

Coupons expire.

Food molds.

Hair grows.

Tea gets cold.

A song ends, and a new one starts.

Children grow up.

People age.

Dust gathers.

Seasons change.

Paint dries, and

Paint chips.

Records are broken,

Goals accomplished.

A pen runs out of ink,

The earth revolves around the sun.

People fall in and out of love,

Opportunities disappear and others open up.

A plant lives

A plant dies.

New ways to save humanity

Are conceptualized.

Fashion trends

Go out of style.

Not everything

Is entirely worthwhile.

Paper turns yellow.

A friendship is formed.

New ways to destroy humanity

Are brainstormed.

Someone grows impatient,

A lightbulb burns out.

Wrinkles form

Without a doubt.

Priorities are reevaluated.

Progress happens.

A body decomposes.

A relationship ends.

Revolutions occur

Movements fail.

Life happens.

Love prevails.