12 April 2013

Sad moment

So I was looking a little wistfully at one of my favorite t-shirts. It's got a scene from Charlie Brown's Christmas on it, but it's all but faded away. I commented to the folks at the table that I never really could see the brown in the shirt very well. Bekah crinkled her face and asked: "What brown?" So I dutifully pointed to the faded color. She and Cindi both exclaimed: "That's not brown. That's green." The story of my life: I live with people who simply don't see the world the way it is...

1 comment:

Unknown said...

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.

Anais Nin, in her book “Seduction of the Minotaur”, attributed this to the Talmud, where it cannot be found. It has also been variously attributed to Emanuel Kant, H. M. Tomlinson, and a Chinese fortune cookie.

George A. Marquart