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my mood ~

ghost rider
J.M.W.Turner probably says it all in the picture below. i have been trying to make decisions about blogs and slogs and hogs and other nogs, but my cogs are fulla clogs apparently. and something has got to change, but i am dithering on the edge of the precipices that surround me. i need to take a leap, but i'm not feeling ready for the drop. are we ever ready?


There is a certain relief in change,
even though it be from bad to worse! 
As I have often found in travelling in a stagecoach,
that it is often a comfort to shift one's position,
and be bruised in a new place. 
 
~ Washington Irving

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lookingland
Apr. 13th, 2011 11:59 pm (UTC)
oops ~ didn't mean for this post to appear to be such a downer! my perspective must be really warped; i thought the turner was kind of cool and foreboding, not actually gloomy!

i'm just roiling around in trying to make a blog decision! ooo the drama!

: D

but thank you for the well-wishes anyway. i am sure there are other aspects of my life that need good news most desperately.
scarlite
Apr. 13th, 2011 11:52 pm (UTC)
Completely off the subject, but I was at the library book sale today and grabbed an Émile Zola novel because it reminded me of you. ^_^
lookingland
Apr. 13th, 2011 11:55 pm (UTC)
ha ~ ! which one did you get? a good one, i hope?

: D
scarlite
Apr. 14th, 2011 12:00 am (UTC)
I hope it's good too. I've never read Zola, but he's always been on my list.

The one I got was L'Assommoir. I tried to find more but was unsuccessful. :-/
lookingland
Apr. 14th, 2011 12:04 am (UTC)
oh! i just finished that one (and need to blog about it!).

i don't know which translation you got, but the one i just finished was excellent. very sad, but incredibly real.
scarlite
Apr. 14th, 2011 12:06 am (UTC)
Oh! Good! I look forward to reading it. My translation is by Margaret Mauldon.
lookingland
Apr. 14th, 2011 12:07 am (UTC)
sweet! that's the good one! it's unexpurgated, so it includes all the saucy stuff that got censored in the vizitelly translation!

: D
scarlite
Apr. 14th, 2011 12:09 am (UTC)
WOO!!! I'm excited now! ^_^
utter_scoundrel
Apr. 14th, 2011 01:42 pm (UTC)
:was going to post something really clever that rhymed with "ogs", drummed fingers on desk for a few seconds, gave up:
lookingland
Apr. 14th, 2011 04:52 pm (UTC)
bogs woulda been good ~ i left that one out and it's pretty choice!

: D
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