Saturday, April 25, 2009

Life is curious

I talked on the telephone to my brother last night. It was because of my birthday. We talked for over an hour. It was a good conversation. But we are so different. He is a conservative, I am a liberal. He has become religious, at least church going, I am an atheist. But we still had a good conversation. Strange, how things happen.


  1. It's so nice when you can talk despite your differences. Shows real respect in my book!

  2. As one gets older, I believe the edges blur.

  3. Siblings can be so very different, in spite of sharing genetic similarities.
    When I spoke to my best friend in Auckland she was quite shocked that her partner has 'found Church'. After 18 years together it is a strange turn!

  4. Sometimes the awareness of mortality has an effect.

  5. My and my sister are vastly different too. She is a country bunkin so she prefers baseball bats where I prefer a more modern chain saw. She likes BBQ's with a big pigs heads on the table and lots of beer and I want a good Sushi Bar with sake. She wants a hunting dog and I want a graceful greyhound. She chops down trees, I hug them.

    She goes to church, which I find so funny as she is such a poser and most churches may accidentally burn down if I enter them, so I respectfully stay away cause I know good folks put a lot of their own money into them.

    I have children, she doesn't and never should have them. They would only run away from home to me anyway.

    Times never changed, I just keep thinking I am either the mail mans or the milk mans kid. And I am ok with that! At least you two talk on birthdays. We don't even have that much going on, not even for the kids.