Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Things I've Learned

  1. No matter how old you get, you're never "too old" for simple pleasures. The win-the-lollipop contest at the food store might be market at kids, but that's just a suggestion: There's nothing really stopping you from getting a free lollipop.
  2. A normal sleep cycle might be ideal, but there's something wonderful about sleeping until 10:00 AM. However, that something wonderful is quickly canceled out, as something annoying about staying up until 2:00 AM.
  3. Good friends are really hard to come by. Spend as much time with them as you possibly can, while you can. (See below.) People are important.
  4. No matter how much time you have, it's still not enough. Moments are just that; moments. You might wish they would last forever, but then they wouldn't be moments.
  5. A good story doesn't have to be told in chronological order. It's just much harder to tell that way. Also, a good story doesn't have to make sense. It usually helps, though.
  6. Parallel parking is crazy hard. You're trying to navigate a small, metal box (with multiple blind spots) into a space not much bigger than the box itself, trying all the while not to hit other small metal boxes on either side of you. It makes you want to buy a Mini Cooper or something.
  7. Real sugar tastes better than high frutose corn syrup. This is scientific fact.
  8. Things happen for a reason. Everything has a purpose. You might not know what exactly it is, but don't despair; you can often figure it out later on.
  9. Lists of ten things are boring and cliche. Everybody makes top ten lists; there's no reason for it. There's nothing at all wrong with having a list of nine or a list of eleven. The world needs to stop getting so hung up about the number ten. Really, it's just another number.
  10. There's something funny about irony.

1 comment:

  1. Things just happen. Don't kid yourself. Ever watched a ball bounce down a pachinko machine? That's life. Wake up and smell the chaos.