Sunday, November 14, 2010

Today's Cul de Sac, November 12 & 13 2010

 Here are two of Petey's notable pastimes in collision- picky eating and chewing his arm off. Somebody said that the ability to hold two contradictory ideas is the mark of a first-rate mind (F. Scott Fitzgerald, I googled it), which makes sense to me although it obviously doesn't at all.

4 comments:

Luna said...

For a second there I was afraid that arm really might come off...
...thank goodness mom stepped in with her witty remarks.

paul bowman said...

What a woman! — I remain smitten.

paul bowman said...

Holding two opposed ideas in the mind at once is just a matter of getting through the day for most of us — please. Why FSF thought he should bring intelligence into it escapes me.

Mike said...

Fitzgerald's notebooks are a collection of thoughts that weren't well-formed enough to belong in a book. As were some of his aphorisms that found their way into books just the same. Poor old sod held two opposing thoughts constantly: "I want to write a great novel" and "I'm running out of money." Granted, he eventually managed to do both ...