So can I.

Your afro can make you look 3 inches taller. Easily.

Now, I’m not a person from Africa, but I love Ethiopian coffee.

All things and people are equal to me as they should be, you see. ‘Twould be a lame world if we all were the same.

It’s good to honor the good in all.

Seagulls, on the other hand…

“If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” ~ MLK

Thoughts, Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

Seagulls are Sarcastic…

I recently bought a pair of Altra running shoes, and the toebox area is wide – flat – large – think frog feet. I do when I glance down.

I enjoy the enormous space for my toes. Think comfort plus, plus. Then think, trip, stumble, fall – because that’s what happens.

It’s like running in fins with bumpers.

Luckily, no one’s paying attention to me. No one except the SEAGULLS.

Me – just running along, minding my own business, enjoying the sky, the clouds… it feels like I’m flying – then I trip over nothing again.

Quickly I scan for witnesses.



Then… (insert hysterical seagull laughter right here) all the seagulls are laughing.

Not chuckling, but full-on sarcastically laughing at me – one after the other – laugh, laugh, laugh, laugh, …laughing.

It’s not just when I trip – often – while running in my clown shoes, or when I drop or spill something, or when I wave to someone who doesn’t wave back – but also when I’m just outside being me – doing nothing.

It rings in my ears – echoes over the ocean – bounces off the buildings – sarcastic seagull laughter in surround sound.

Seagulls love to laugh at me.

A picture of sarcasm…

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~ Confucius


It’s where I get my solid quotes.

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