“But then I thought that I could go one better. I could write my own story of how some facet of life came to be, in the style of one of Kipling’s classic fables. Naturally, I chose how the Pterodactyl got the silent P in his name as the subject for my story.”
“This was proper, since the function of males was to examine new things and to limit the female population.”
“I think it worked!” he said. And then he melted.
“And so I decided that the only rational way to explore the idea of positive conditioning was to try and condition my wife Liz to like death metal.”
“How would donning the yellow and black have impacted young Harry’s development, and the fate of the wizarding world?”
“What would Harry have been like if the Sorting Hat had rejected his pleas and decided he was best suited for Slytherin house? What would telling him he was cut from the same cloth as the monster who murdered his parents have done to his young mind?”
“One of them is a story about a world corrupted by greed and sin, where a giant ship is constructed to save the remnants of humanity from a terrible calamity that befalls the earth, where the only surviving humans must wait on this ship until the earth is safe to inhabit again, and in which a small white creature is sent to scour the earth and bring back a green plant as a sign of life…… and the other is in the old testament.”
Presented here are two accounts of mine and Liz’s travel journals from our trip to Morocco in 2013. I believe they perfectly illustrate the point that reality is totally subjective. Plus they’re totally hilarious.
“The perils of putting ‘giant’ in an animal’s name- what if you discover some new animal that you’re pretty sure is the biggest of its kind, and name it accordingly, but it later turns out that it isn’t?”
Ever wonder why I called my blog “A Bunch of Stuff”? No? Well here’s a really long-winded answer anyway!