Tag Archives: wisdom

The wise, hairy man

At weekly meetings of the Big Hairy Man’s Club, I am often asked why I willingly do the grocery shopping in my household instead of using that time on more hairy-manly pursuits like sleeping, eating, watching ESPN or taking the … Continue reading

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Haiku, yuku, wi all kuku

A poem dashed off in pajamas will not wait for a coat and tie. News breaks the promise that the beast of tomorrow won’t growl before dawn. Immortality begins with such simple words: ‘Once upon a time.’ The mind, not … Continue reading

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Balenciaga’s pizza

I have a question. Two actually. I’m allowed two because, in self-actualizing my full potential as master of my organism’s motive, I am saying what the hell, I get to ask two questions and you don’t. My first question, quite … Continue reading

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The sky above, the zombies below

Last night our man dreamed he could fly. He’s walking down the street and just like in real life, it occurs to him he should act like a bee and buzz off. He clenches his fists and grits his teeth … Continue reading

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Up the Yingo

Studying proverbs of dead wise men won’t make you wise. Fact: Chinese proverb* writers never studied. They just said the first thing that came to mind. Wisers like Confucius or Sun Tzu or Laozi would look at a bleeding corpse … Continue reading

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Wisdom without wis is just dom

Any guru will tell you that wisdom begins with your rummaging through the front hall closet of your brain, searching for a particular piece of junk but stumbling over something completely unexpected and going “Hmmm.” If that statement doesn’t speak … Continue reading

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