The Life of Brian (In the Now)

I love to journal by telling stories. What’s going on in the life of Brian, in the now. Whether it be from stuff that happens at work, while hanging out with friends or while working on other creative projects. Stuff happens that I may just feel a need to interrupt my usual memoir-writing activity, that is this blog’s primary function. I share those stories here.

6/24/19: Not Dead Yet

“Don’t look a gift-horse in the mouth dude” “Huh?” “Don’t look a gift-horse in the mouth” “The heck does that mean?” ------ It was a rare situation a rare opportunity He nineteen, me sixty He needed my help He was getting more than he'd expected  The rarely opportune part in my experience was for this [...]

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6/22/19: Something Wild This Way Comes

It's like magic sometimes what can be done when creative forces unleashed completely unforced This time it was EXACTLY! what was called forth thus to lay a foundation of proper chaos on which to build something truly wild Inspiring even more than a summary of parts yet to be discovered ------ Blessed... m(___)m

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6/16/19: Adage Addendum Explained

Age-old adage: "Better to stay silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt." Brian's addendum (is this even a correct usage of that word?): Better to share an idea and be shown its error than to hold back and remain ignorant. ------ Sometimes I feel like another version of myself [...]

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6/15/19: Where The Naked Things Are

Where the naked things are and for a few mad moments my mind goes slightly blank "Is it any wonder?" I tell myself after all, I've been here all day Not exactly productive but certainly less than idle My sweetheart can vouch for me I've had a few ideas that subsequently and promptly left my [...]

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6/13/19: Morning Mercy

8:57am I will be kind to myself Inhale, two three, four, five six Exhale, two, three, four, five, six I will let go of all that need not be with me Inhale, two three, four, five six Exhale, two, three, four, five, six I will go forth in peace Inhale, two three, four, five six [...]

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6/12/19: Morning Mastication

8:49am Checking in with my body preparing for the day I contemplate, reiterate rephrase how to say Do I really want this to rhyme again? Does my tendency to use certain forms and phrasing say something about me? Is this really what I want to say? In another life I might have deleted what I [...]

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6/6/19: Identity Impasse

If we were to give the imagination its due in the philosophical systems of the universe, we should find, at their very source, an adjective. Indeed, to those who want to find the essence of a world philosophy, one could give the following advice - look for its adjective. ---- Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of [...]

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