Maximillian Amadeus Banzai (banzai) wrote,
Maximillian Amadeus Banzai

  • Mood:

Wisdom from unlikely sources

A former supervisor once taught me the principle of seeking wisdom from unlikely sources (sidebar: he and I had other conflicts that made my learning this from him its own proof). On the 44 to Wallingford, I was blessed to hear the following from a conversation between a couple of street kids sitting directly behind me:
We gotta make a pact to listen to each other never steered me wrong...even when I do asshole-y things, like this morning, you were loyal to me.
</i>Even in lives of quiet desperation, they're getting something many of us miss.

  • Rhythms and revisiting

    Apparently I'm doing some sort of coffee shop tour, if the past couple of mornings are any indication. Caffe Vita isn't an unusual spot for me,…

  • Leaping backward

    So, if the whole deal with leap year is that we get an extra day, why do I feel weeks and months behind at all times? That's clearly much more about…

  • Auld Lang Syne

    Oh, dusty, neglected LiveJournal—I'd love to treat you better in 2012 than I did in 2011. I'm sad that I've recorded so little in a year with so…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.