Random Thoughts and Notes iii
Sometimes the gardener wonders what happens to plants…
One night I woke up and looked at the clock; it was 23:41. Oh, I thought, it’s still yesterday.
How can bath towels get stinky when they are only used to dry a clean body?
I did a good job washing my car, even the bits you tell a boy to do in case his date wears a dress. I don’t know if my friends will be wearing dresses, but we have signed up for an outdoor watercolour workshop tomorrow. I wanted the car to be at least halfway decent.
There are phrases that are commonplace, yet I wonder do we really hear what we are saying? Like “war crimes”—is there a part of war that isn’t a crime? “Rules of engagement, laws of war”—OK, we’ve decided we’re going to do horrible things, but not too horrible, you know, there’s a limit to our horribility, let’s say we can kill this way, but not that way, and these ones but not those ones, hey!–you broke the rules!
Who are we fooling? Am I the only one that sees this as blatant lying?