Category Archives: choice

push and pull.

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my favorite indignant complaint of the month

 straight from our local ‘next door’ site. 

“So half of ann arbor doors are PUSH. But the other half are all PULL. Can’t the CITY make up their minds about anything??? I’m drafting a letter to Governor Whitmer if you want to sign. We can not be expected to remember which is push or which is pull! I am just tired of this. Life is stressful and having to constantly push or, wait, PULL is nonsense at this point.”

“a man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that’s unlocked and opens inwards;

as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.”

ludwig wittgenstein

art credit: gary larson, the far side

oui, s’il vous plaît.

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new french patisserie in town

 seems an impossible challenge

to make the right choice

yet an impossible challenge

to choose wrong.

 

“but compared with the task of selecting a piece of french pastry held by an impatient waiter,

a move in chess is like reaching for a salary check in its demand on the contemplative faculties.”

-robert benchley

confidence.

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 when you choose

to step out of your comfort zone

to dip your lucky charms into ranch dressing

and fully enjoy eating them that way

no matter how others react

that is confidence. 

“i have made the choices that work best for me. i know i cannot please everyone, and that’s fine.”

-marlee matlin

options.

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b tells me these are the ‘options’

for ordering from his coffee/hot cocoa shop

i can certainly appreciate that he has organized it so beautifully.

now that they’re all laid out

it will be much easier to choose.

“it’s easy to make good decisions when there are no bad options.”

-robert hall

 

50.

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50 days to get your vote in. 

mail, walk, run, scooter, car, bike, parasail, swim, boat, bus, fly, hoverboard, taxi, uber….

find a way.

“in matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems,

for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same. “

-albert einstein

both.

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both thoughtful and wonderful gifts

both ways to mark my days

both things i like

whimsical animals

whimsical heroes

which to choose

easy decision

both. 

it’s always good to get a second opinion about what day it is. 

think victor hugo would be proud of my skills. 

“concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.”     

-victor hugo