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my own little "White Squall"

My wife and I watched White Squall last night on Netflix instant download.

(sidenote: Netflix Instant Download kicks ass.)

Use the link above if you don't know the movie... it's definitely worth a watch if you haven't ever seen it.

It has tones, some underlying, some completely obvious, that life is a journey. It mentions Homer, the lliad, The Odyssey... both in narration and in context of the boys in the movie receiving education on the classic pieces of literature.

Please understand... I am really not "educated" in these things... I spent 6 weeks in Junior College and then enlisted in The Marines because I wasn't accomplishing anything in college. I don't get or appreciate the study of psychology as a true occupation, but I do love conversation about the topic.

I don't know why I even typed that last paragraph... I guess I wanted you too know this... I think you can be way to philosophical, I think you can waste time... over-thinking why, or how and never really get to live any of it.

I think the movie last night made me in my own mind reaffirm the thinking of it truly being about the journey. It's not about the destination at all--- zero.

But... if you don't have a destination in mind... would you ever embark on a journey, would you go out and live life?

Maybe it's all about not over-thinking it... (which I am right now) and "Just Doing it" --- probably it's about finding balance of the 2???

Crap I don't know... if you haven't seen the movie... it's pretty good.


  1. This one calls for one of my favorite quotes... It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it's the journey that matters in the end ~ Ursula K. Le Guin


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