Thursday, October 23, 2008

Cosmic Truckin' Child Of The Universe

It's been a while since we had a Colonel update. It's only 8:30am while I am typing this and he's been here a grand total of 12 minutes, but it's begun.

What?? Well, he has turned on his computer and radio. Whined about how it rained last night. And crept down the hall to get some bathroom water for coffee.

Today is another sales on-the-phone conference with his trainer and fellow students. As I mentioned before, he was a week to 2 weeks behind everyone. Yesterday he said he had caught up in the materials (reading, writing, etc...) but that he was just SO FAR behind everyone else. Two weeks??

This is all rehash. Sorry. I still just can't believe he has this job and has had it for so long.

Then, I feel bad for posting all this here. After all, he's ...


"...a child of the universe

no less than the trees and the stars;

you have a right to be here.

And whether or not it is clear to you,

no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should."


Wow! Now, if you're in my age range, does that quote ring a bell?? I remember when Desiderata by Max Ehrman was on a poster in every bedroom. And they were sooooooooooooo cool, groovy, hipster, and far out.


And, this little gem was frequently seen:


This Peter Max was on my notebook...



Holy cow, the Colonel has sent me into the nether regions of memory. For the love of Pete! Or maybe that's the love of Peter Max. He's still cool in my book.

And here we come full circle...back to our Kentucky Colonel (bestowed honorarily) who is about to begin another seminar. I'll do some eavesdropping and see what kind of excuse-making ensues today.

Keep on truckin' people!



9 comments:

Dawn said...

I so remember the Keep on Truckin' and that peter max picture!

Happy Thursday! :) Dawn

Gary Rith Pottery Blog said...

I never had you figured for a Dead Head Lynda, far out!
Rock on baby....

i am very mary said...

Sometimes one simply must drive the train, high on cocaine.

Megryansmom said...

Hi it's the welcome wagon again, just to keep things interesting, I'll be randomly revisiting ALL the blogs in SSS. You can call it butt kissing too, just in case you have me as your partner, I want to make sure I've made a good impression.

Ritch in Love said...

Oh the "creeping down the hall for bathroom water for coffee" kills me! You have LOTS of patience!

Melissa B. said...

Oh, Mr. Natural. I was-and still am-a big fan! I think you and I are from the same Cosmic Universe, oui? But the Colonel? I'll have to think on that one...

Anna Lefler said...

Oh, my GOD! That keep on truckin' sent me on such a time-trip, I think I threw my back out! Holy smokes!

Awesome!

XO

Anna

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Patti said...

Hope you have a great weekend!!

 
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