Posts tagged “love”

Love at First Bite

And really, when you want to profess your love for someone, what could be more meaningful than biting off each other’s ring finger? “… it had to be our ring fingers. We were both just out of rough relationships, and wanted to both reclaim and be rid of those fingers… this has a permanence to

Love for Sale

“Hey, we seem basically compatible. I enjoyed kissing you. What do you say about trying a three-month love contract?”

Never Stop Questioning

“The important thing is to never stop questioning.” That quote is often attributed to Einstein. I cannot confirm that he ever actually said this. But I doubt I would hear many arguments if I suggested he was one of the greatest thinkers in history. Is “questioning” really all that important? I guess it depends on

Good Links

I think that the best linking weblog on line right now is Follow Me Here. Every time I visit I find a half-dozen or so excellent articles. Eliot must be a voracious reader, and his comments are insightful and thought-provoking. If you have never been to his site, go right now. Here are a few

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February 14

The History of Valentine’s Day Every February, across the country, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and why do we celebrate this holiday?

Slip Sliding Away Paul Simon

<soapbox> Slip Slidin’ Away is one of my favorite Paul Simon songs. Sylloge wrote about the 3rd verse and how it so captures a feeling of loss and desperation. It is a beautiful song, in much the same way that Yesterday is a beautiful song. I believe there are certain songs … writings … pieces

The Pompatous of Love

The Pompatous of Love

Your Valentine

I haven’t been this scared in a long time And I’m so unprepared so here’s your valentine Bouquet of clumsy words, a simple melody This world’s an ugly place, but you’re so beautiful to me – Blink 182

Mathematical Physics

Embedded in Week 152’s essay by John Baez for This Week’s Finds in Mathematical Physics is a very sad love story. I mean it. I think I will subtitle this post, Love Surrounded by Confusing Mathematics.

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