Saturday, March 28, 2009

maestro primero

No. This is not a spanish blog, not that there would be anything wrong with that. It just feels eerily similiar to the first day I tried to teach pre-civil war US history to my bilingual 7th graders. My brain saying to me, "ummm... even if they understand my ramblings, do they truly comprehend it? Do they even care?"

At least, that is what I find myself asking myself every day, multiple times, "Who cares?"

We all deal with the political bullshit of our jobs, families, and other semi-complex social situations. But...

Are we advancing?
Are we learning anything?
Does it matter?

I contemplate much, forget most, and learn little from these day to day encounters.

Then, as I leave my one world behind and tromp to the iron death box for the roller coster ride down town, I take a break from the adventures and hardships of Lewis and Clark.

I glance at the people who have decided to fill this subway car at the exact time that I briefly inhabit it. Who are they?

Life is taking place: the young mothers are plying their child with cheetos and chocalate milk, all the while texting a life they wish they had. The night shift worker with the off gray dusty carhart and mud crusted timberlands is snoring. His head is nodding like he is agreeing with the shaken, but not stirred dream he's having...........

Okay...that's all I've got for now....

Yes. I have made some errors, and my thoughts have just dribbled out. I will hone my talents and hopefully come back to you soon with a more directed vision of the human soul. Till then, remember evolution is revolution. It has just started.

12 comments:

ConverseMomma said...

I care. I do. I think you are brilliant. And, I'm writing that not just because you have agreed to stay married to me for all these years despite how much of a beast I can be.
If anyone can revolutionize blogging, you can.
I love you. Honest ;)

ifmomsaysok said...

Ooooo... I love reading new blogs, especially ones CM recommends. Nicely done on your first outing.

Melissa said...

a new guy blogger. cool. you write well. cm must have helped ya! ;)
nice to meet you!
welcome to the blogging world. even though you were kind of in it already due to wifey!!

slouching mom said...

Hey, D.! Nice to see you here! Can't wait to read more of your ramblings.

justcurious said...

Sounds great! Let's go!

Woman in a Window said...

Who cares?

I'm gonna trust that the answers to the Universe will be revealed here. K? So when I come back, be ready, 'cause I've got lots of questions.

And can I just tell you how freaken mind blowing fun this is! It is.

sweetsalty kate said...

(waving)

:)

Neil said...

Welcome. Although I am always a little wary of anyone touting a revolution. It always ends up with violence.

Rikkij said...

Mr. Madman, I agree with your wife. and the added scent of testosterone is refreshing around here. ~Rick

flutter said...

welcome to the grand land of blogging. looking forward to getting to know you

starrlife said...

Great first post.... See, I care? Welcome aboard the Spaceship Internet! Looking forward to more adventures. Are you sure you're a teacher- could've sworn you were a therapist!

Jaina said...

Very nice first post. Nice to see you on here. I'm over from Ordinary Art :)