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laziness | laziness

michael-seidel's picture
Dec.16.2013
It was a lost weekend for the writing days.  Blame it on the weather, blame it on the holidays, blame it on kismet.  Blame it on self-indulgence. Friday set the tone.  Time to renew my sports car's registration.  We've been planning to trade it in but we've been unable to find a...
mailrangam-venkataraman's picture
Apr.22.2013
Delaying makes you loseAs you waver in your goal,Action at the right timeBring immediate success Postponing beyond the limitRemoves all the steam surelyBetter to very boldly plungeTo reap the reward of efforts Whatever may be the ventureActive participation ever helpsDormant state is very badAllow...
raymond-mallette's picture
Apr.06.2012
     A catchy title perhaps, but one I wish more people would give concern to. Let's look at the big picture:      What is one of the first things we think about when we think of history? "Wars" usually pops right out there doesn't it? Okay, how about today?...
michael-seidel's picture
Feb.17.2012
I want to walk away from work. It's a slated Friday afternoon, ripe with weather ambivalence and lethargy. A cat has found my lap, and purrs through a smile at me. Drowsiness finds my eyes.  The black coffee is cold, three quarters gone, flat and tired.  Not much corporate email traffic...
mailrangam-venkataraman's picture
Jan.27.2012
Laziness has taken control And I am gradually turning idle Getting up late in the morning And not even sincerely praying Enough time is there to exercise And also to take a long walk Still I while away time foolishly And regret in the night the loss Nearly three months have passed I have not...
keiko-amano's picture
Jan.13.2012
  Friday afternoon, I listen to an American haiku and say to a poet friend of mine, “In Japan, we call that a senryu, not haiku.” “After I finish reading this book,” she says lifting a book, “I’ll give it to you.  Tell me what you think?”  The title of the book was something like “...
david-alderman's picture
May.04.2011
"The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places." - Author Unknown If anyone has noticed lately, my blog posts have fallen sort of flat over the last few weeks. It's not because I haven't had interesting things to talk about. Part of it is just that I've been busy...
kate-sherrod's picture
Jan.02.2009
I finally acquired a camera phone today. I figured why not, everyone else has one and seems to have a lot of fun swapping images and customizing the thing and, well, the cell phone I've been using is leaving a bit to be desired. I am a clumsy and flopsy person and the Nokia I've been using (via...