'Tales of the Sissy' is a play on words related to Armistead Maupin's novel 'Tales of the City' which chronicles the daily lives of several seemingly unrelated people. Since my blog chronicles my daily life and I am gay (hence the stereotype 'sissy'), I decided to call my blog 'Tales of the Sissy'.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Here are 20 Zen teachings everyone should know:
1. Do not walk
behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do
not walk beside me for the path is narrow. In fact, just leave me the Hell
2. Sex is like air. It's not that important unless you aren't
3. No one is listening until you fart.
remember you're unique. Just like everyone else.
5. Never test the depth
of the water with both feet.
6. If you think nobody cares whether you're
alive or dead, try missing a couple of payments.
7. Before you criticize
someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize
them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.
8. If at first you
don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
9. Give a man a fish and he
will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink
beer all day.
10. If you lend someone $20 and never see that person
again, it was probably well worth it.
11. If you tell the truth, you
don't have to remember anything.
12. Some days you are the dog, some
days you are the tree.
13. Don't worry, it only seems kinky the first
14. Good judgment comes from bad experience ... and most of that
comes from bad judgment.
15. A closed mouth gathers no foot.
There are two excellent theories for arguing with women. Neither one works.
17. Generally speaking, you aren't learning much when your lips are
18. Experience is something you don't get until just after you
19. We are born naked, wet and hungry, and get slapped on our
ass... then things just keep getting worse.
20. Never, under any
circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same