List: A Random Compilation of Thoughts That I’ve Pondered Today

  • There aren’t enough nights in the year for all the books I want to read.
  • Chocolate is proof of God’s existence.
  • Why is Massachusetts a commonwealth?
  • I like bananas and hate banana flavoring. Weird?
  • Being a middle child has numerous advantages.
  • Women tend to think that we have super mind control manipulative powers, but men mind-fuck us frequently without wearing protection. Not cool.
  • Red nail polish is almost as awesome as red lipstick.
  • Zyrtek is expensive. But really…
  • Dakota Fanning is completely under-appreciated.
  • Chocolate is still the best hing on here.
  • Glitter makes everything better.
  • I really need to go back to Europe.
  • There are so many people that write the most random books (that get published). What would I write a book about?
  • Wait, who won the Super Bowl?
  • And why do I care?
  • Do people still send thank you notes? They totally should.
  • Chocolate. Perfect. Want.
  • I think I’d really enjoy being a nanny. At least for a little while.
  • Technology is both a complete savior and a massive pain in the butt.
  • What’s the point of earrings?
  • There is no such thing as a cheap meal in this city. A burger-sandwich only costs more than $6.
  • Ke$ha is epic. Anyone who can incorporate the term “mangina” into a anti-feminist song that’s oddly empowering is talented.

Random Thought to Ponder: Laughter

Did you know babies laugh on average 300 times a day compared to adults, who average 15?

Now that’s a depressing statistic… ever laughed for no reason? Just because laughing feels WONDERFUL??

Try it.

Notice the little things and laugh because laughter is life’s medicine. Laugh because it trumps everything else. Laugh because it’s life’s anti-drug.

Laugh with friends, laugh at books, watch some comedy. Laugh at yourself, laugh at friends, laugh at life’s little twists.

Laugh because it burns 1.3 calories per minute, Laugh because life is so thrilling at times, and laugh because it strengthens your diaphragm.

Laughter turns life’s depressions into comedies. And it grants us a sweet taste of perspective.

Laugh. It’s contagious.

Random Thought to Ponder: Are Guys Romantic?

Part of me is hesitant to even say this aloud (or written. same same). To be honest, I’m more curious than accusatory. And, boys, I don’t mean to offend, but…

Consider for a moment the lyrics in the following songs:

  • The Luckiest- Ben Folds
  • Can’t Take My Eyes off You- Lady Antebellum
  • Amazed- Lonestar
  • Wedding Dress- Matt Nathanson

There are more, but those 4 in particular have been running through my head all day.

All (predominantly) male artists, right? And all heart-wrenching-ly romantic songs. I guess I’m just wondering if guys really think that way. Or do they just have really good lyricists well-versed in the female psyche?

Random Thought To Ponder: Amortentia

So… in Harry Potter, there’s this super powerful love potion (Amortentia) that smells different to every person depending on what they like.

It’s similar to Sebold’s description of heaven in The Lovely Bones.

Anyway, ever think about what your potion/heaven would smell like?

Mine would be… jasmine flowers and Love Spell perfume and conditioner and Old Spice and salt air and sunscreen and green tea and the waxy lipstick smell. All that mixed with books. And by books I mean the fresh crack, ink-and-paper, new book smell, as well as the musky, moldy, has-a-life-story smell of old books. Both are so intoxicating-ly delicious.

Like I said… random thought.