I was touched with the magic of The Sound of Music and that beautiful opening scene of her in the mountains, twirling, dancing, running … singing … to the whole universe. “The Hills are Alive . . . . It was like someone had hit the eject button on life and I was free falling and all the sense of what was and wasn’t proper went out the window because I was out the window and I could die at any moment and no-one ever tells someone ejected from a plane what they should and shouldn’t do as they hurtle … Read more at the source.
We were allowed to buy a fish bowl and two fish once.
My brother got a black angel fish and named him “Vlad the Impaler,” and I got a little fairy like something fish with long fins. I called her “Fluffy.”
My brother’s fish was all over the place, jerky movements, up, down, never content. I am pretty sure he was a street fish and coming off of meth, or blow, or something like that. He was antisocial and his family never called, ever . . . not even once. My brother said he was a warrior and he was … Read more at the source.
You know when you are a kid and walking down the hall at school and then someone comes up and you realize is walking beside you? And then you speed up a little, and they speed up to keep up with you, and you speed up and pull ahead, then they are beside you again and you both look at each other and it is on! He passes you, and you catch up, elbow him and move out front and finally you quite pretending to walk and break into a full neck run, at precisely the same second and before you … Read more at the source.