The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good.
Natalie: is it free icecream day?
me: yes – ben & jerry’s… im going back before I drive home and again when i get back to bethesda
Natalie: just drive around to all the diff ones – you should have taken the day off work
me: no doubt
Natalie: next year you will have to be better prepared
me: im gonna start planning right now
Natalie: make charts of all the locations
I’m a staunch independent. Every time I think I am a Republican, they do something greedy and every time I think I am a Democrat, they go and do something stupid.
The problem with making excuses is that we convince ourselves they’re true, and in so doing, learn nothing. What we might have learned from the mistake is lost forever, buried under a pile of lies. And now history must repeat itself one more time.
(audio version at this link also)