Tag: boredom

A Matter of Attitude

 August 30, 2017

Ordinary Time – Season of Stability Most of us lead lives of quiet desperation, or so says Thoreau. One day spills into another day without cease. Time never stands still for all our efforts to slow it down or speed it up. We work at the same boring job, live in the same boring suburb, […]

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How Can Anyone Find Time to be Bored?

 July 24, 2017

Ordinary Time – Season of Stability “I’m bored.” “Boring.” “Bored, bored, bored!” How I hate those words. Bored people sometimes act crazy to relieve their boredom. Children pick fights. Teenagers dare each other to do things they later regret. Some married couples seek extramarital affairs. Some adults throw away jobs, careers. How can anyone find […]

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Boredom is the Artist’s Tool

 February 16, 2017

Ordinary Time Boredom is a great tool. It is the artist’s tool. I had never considered boredom as being good till reading a book on art that claimed boredom as a tool. Only boring people are bored, I used to think. How could anyone be bored when there is so much to do, so much […]

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The Price of Being Boring

 July 17, 2014

Advertising is the price of being boring, Rob Eager of Wildfire Marketing posted last week. If you are not boring you get all kinds of free word of mouth advertising. The rest of us have to pay dearly for such advertising. We are fascinated by people who live exciting lives, using and abusing drugs, living […]

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