Maybe we don’t love life enough? Have you noticed that death alone awakens our feelings? How we love the friends who have just left us? How we admire those of our teachers who have ceased to speak, their mouths filled with earth! Then the expression of admiration springs forth naturally, that admiration they were perhaps expecting from us all their lives. But do you know why we are always more just and more generous toward the dead? The reason is simple. With them there is no obligation. They leave us free and we can take our time, fit testimonial in between a cocktail party and a nice little mistress, in our spare time, in short. If they forced us to anything, it would be to remembering, and we have a short memory. No, it is the recently dead we love among our friends, the painful dead, our emotion, ourselves after all!
The world isn’t being destroyed by democrats or republicans, red or blue, liberal or conservative, religious or atheist — the world is being destroyed by one side believing the other side is destroying the world. The world is being hurt and damaged by one group of people believing they’re truly better people than the others who think differently. The world officially ends when we let our beliefs conquer love. We must not let this happen.
Man and his dog. #Ada #family #love
Kinda love this shot of me and our dog taken by m’lady this evening.
She may be 8 today but she’s still my lil’ peanut. #birthdaygirl #Ada #love
Our li’l birthday girl!
High school stuff. Dad stuff. Life stuff.
Pretty cool that my oldest son is best friends with my best friend’s oldest son.
Both couples went to this Junior/Senior banquet thing as friends… my son’s date is almost done with chemotherapy treatments for cancer that was discovered a few months ago, and the other girl is the new kid in their class apparently. We’re raising some good young men, methinks. Proud dad here.