Wednesday, November 15, 2006



I gather from yesterdays comments that its not just me....and even though my disappointment and confusion were hard to express ya’ll seemed to know what was on my mind. Of course I would not be the first to rant about religion and maybe that’s why I should just stick to the story and let you guys do the brainwork.

When Barbara came home from France she talked about her dream of having a get together with her Blog friends and wondered if they would be all that she envisioned in her mind and if they made as good of company live as they do on-line.
I’ll bet they are and do and here is why.
Bloggers are good listeners. I enjoy looking at the stories and the way they are told and making a comment as much as actually writing one of my own. And I know that the several folks I visit regular are the same way. Ya’ll heard me better than anyone did down at the Lonesome Dove Church of Historical Error and your comments explained better the follow up than my post did. I went to that Church looking to better understand a Spiritual realm that seems to be far away from my life and found my self uplifted, not by that Church, but by the affinity evidenced in the comments while trying to rant about that Church. I kept going for a few more months before losing interest entirely. I may go check on them this weekend, just for the hell of it.
He works in mysterious ways...
I have friends that would probably blame the whole thing on me!

So here’s what Stephen King says that I like a lot:
“The most important things are the hardest to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish them, words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when brought out. But its more than that, isn’t it?
The most important things lie too close to where you’re secret heart is buried, like landmarks to a treasure your enemies would love to steal away. And you may make revelations that cost you dearly, with a lump in your throat so big you can barely say it, only to have people look at you in a funny way, not understanding what you have said at all or even why you said it. That’s the worst I think, when the secret stays locked within, not for want of a teller, but for lack of an understanding ear.”

Barbara, I think we would have us a time. It would be a Wang-Dang-Doodle.


Anonymous said...

off topic - LOL! I do believe a smooth creme` brulee` is a wonderful dessert to behold and to savor.......don't you? love the menu........if it works, you'll win the first set.....! But the match isn't over yet (she says rubbing her hands together....)!

glad you enjoyed yesterday's choice.......they do look like sunsets......!

wang-dang-doodle???? am I missing something here ? :)

Mother of Invention said...

I'm sure it would be a great get-together too! We are a special breed of people. Almost all seem like extremely caring people.

Annelisa said...

Couldn't agree more- the folks I've met here (including rdg and moi who've just commented before me) are caring and understanding, and I guess we're all in the same place anyhow. There's a kind of anonymity, mixed with a 'shouting from the rooftops'! It's a strange mix. But it seems people are willing to listen, even when you're not sure of what you're saying. Makes a good cocktail!

Annelisa said...

oh, and what is Wang-dang-doodle??!!??

GrizzBabe said...

Very well expressed sentiments by Stephen King. I guess that's why he makes the big bucks.

Anonymous said...

sorry to be soooo off-topic...maybe you could just leave a post open for off topic comments LOL......okay cowboy: first two sets belong to you, as sir kilroy left a stunning array of comments last night over at rdg......but it's a 7 set, that means I still have a chance in beating you.....Prizes????? to be determined - :) rdg

steve said...

a 'Wang- dang- Doodle" is a wild and raucous party where everyone is dancin' and singin' and havin' a blast. From a Joe Dixon song; i guess it shows you what a throwback i truly am. surprised the RDG did'nt know WDD but i'll bet the "Ol' lady" has been to a few... if she shows up here she can expatiate.
griz- People see King as a writer of Horror but my favorites by him have nothing to do with Horror.

Barbara said...

Bring it on -- the Blogger marathon weekend. We just have to work on when and where. You're right. This is not a quiet unopinionated crowd. We'd have a blast for sure!

steve said...
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steve said...

RDG- Creme brulee'? You don't say?
I can almost taste it!