What??!! Why in the world title a blog “Dash of Strange?” That’s because I have a little bit of strange in me, as we truly all do—we all have our stories. Some, rich in love, some, in winces of pain, but all of us, a mixture of generations past and our own day-to-day—a graceful, inelegant, exquisite and flawed entwining.
Have you ever noticed what a negative prefix “dis” is? Any word, especially anything that could be remotely positive, immediately sinks, deep into the depths, 20,000 leagues under the sea into the darkest hole…when paired with “dis.”
Have you ever jumped to a conclusion? In the great children’s book, The Phantom Tollbooth, Milo and friends find they have done just that—but not only have they jumped to conclusions, but literally they have jumped to the Island of Conclusions.