I overuse parentheses, too.
sort of a weird nostalgia right now as i sit, aimlessly looking at the internet, then panic before realizing that there is no paper or project i should be working on.
we often confuse cautiousness with intelligence;
cleverness with wisdom
risk taking with stupidity
kindness with naivety
until all we have is confused understandings and misinterpreted views of ourselves and others
well i have to tell you,
i am merely a clever, cautious, naive, yet wise and stupid individual.
But, I’m also very disillusioned.
‘tsundoku’ - the Japanese word for buying books & not reading them, leaving them to pile up.
i am walking up 9th ave and i just heard a woman say so earnestly and genuinely, “i love you” to someone on the phone that it both broke my heart and sent hope running - well sprinting- through my veins
if i can say anything to young sara,
i would say
quit doing stuff that you don’t want to do
quit being something you don’t want to be
and go after what makes you happy
this is drunk sara talking
” i have a customer, and he goes to his doctor and the doctor says, ‘you have to lose weight, you’re so big, you’re 300 pounds, you’re going to die if you don’t!’ and he tells him this each time he visits…
so, he has an appointment with the doctor one day, he shows up and finds out that the doctor died! “
- my father on mortality
You can watch the full sequence on YouTube (it’s a 7 second video, how silly! But it was too long to be one complete gif)