FACT: A democracy is a system of government by the majority of the population, the people.
Platitudes are loathsome!
For example, here’s one: “Good things come to those who wait.”
Am I the only person, who thinks there is way too much nothing going on in our world today?
I loathe, detest, abhor, hate, despise this question: “What do you do?” And I always have!
I hate, loathe, despise, abhor, and detest celebrity rag mags!
And for some reason, these ca-ca mags prominently pollute the checkout magazine stands at all the supermarkets in my city. Yeah, nothing like some visual manure to take my mind off the rising cost of eating well.
I want to share a point of view with you. But I need you to close your mind’s eye and empty it, if you can, of your prejudices and your perceived “preferences,” and read carefully what follows.
First, forget all that nonsense that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” While there may be a mustard seed of truth in those dull, uninspiring, shopworn words, it isn’t relevant, nor does it negate in any way, what I am about to say.
Let’s start with a disclaimer: I expect to piss someone off today. And I don’ care if I do.
Now let’s get down to the ugly truth…
What a hateful week it has been! At times I felt buried under a tonnage of stress: taking care of my mum; giving her shots twice a day (yuck!); witnessing her pain and despondency; dealing with my own health concerns; coping with my fears of the future, of failure, and of impotence; and, sadly, having to observe emotional callousness, too close to home and out in the world.
This weekend my mum and I have been caught up in the maelstrom that passes for “health”care in this country.
As I mentioned in my last post, Michael came to see me last weekend. Yeah! It was fun and too short.
And since he was coming, I wanted to look my best, of course, so on the Thursday before his arrival I went to the barbershop to get my hair cut so that I would look fresh and feel pretty.
And this is the absurd exchange that ensued from the moment I hit the door: