Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Decision is a sharp knife that cut
    clean and straight. Indecision is
    a dull one that hacks and tears
    and leaves ragged edges behind.
               -Ian McKeithen
                Daryl R. Gibson's
                Weekday Wisdom


   I think I will vote "Present" or maybe not. -tftd

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

While it may be true that a watched pot never boils, the one you don't
keep an eye on can make an awful mess of your stove.
                -- Edward Stevenson

Friday, October 26, 2012

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Life is like a roll of toilet paper.
        The closer you get to the end the
        faster it goes.
                        -Puns of the Day

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Some folks are wise,
    and some are otherwise.
          -Tobias Smollett
           Bits and Pieces
           September 2009

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Just because it's hard
  doesn't mean it's impossible.
             -Dude Perfect
              Group that has many trick shots on YouTube.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Golden Oldie

      It doesn't matter how good an eggs looks.
      If it smells, there's something wrong.

                     Dieckhoff's Law

  (According to the character Captain Muller in Jack Higgins'
  _Night of the Fox_ speaking of 'old Dieckhoff, Chief of Detectives
   in Hamburg'.)

Friday, October 19, 2012

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Golden Oldie
     He seems to not appreciate
     the glory of the unspoken thought.

               -James Carville
                speaking of Dr. Dean
                Late 2003 / Early 2004

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

      Ever notice that even the busiest people
      are never too busy to tell you
      just how busy they are

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

The amount of good we can do with a
    glad heart and a smile is incalculable,
    and the good of it goes out to others
    and stays with us at the same time.
                         -Dixie Carter
                         "Trying to Get to Heaven:
                          Opinions of a Tennessee Talker"
                          Submitted by Daryl Gibson

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Golden Oldie

        We can often do more for others
        by trying to correct our own faults
        than by trying to correct theirs.

           -Francis Fenelon
            From Penny Pennington 2001/10/01-
            tftd would certainly try
            to correct its faults...
            if it had any.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Golden Oldie

      The society which scorns excellence
      in plumbing as a humble activity and
      tolerates shoddiness in philosophy
      because it is an exalted activity
      will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy ...
      neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.

                             -John W. Gardner

Friday, October 12, 2012

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Golden Oldie

       He that promises most will perform least.

                     -Gaelic Proverb
                      PAX Proverbs Plus - 05-23-01

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

A diplomat is a man who can convince his wife she'd look stout in a fur coat.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

"When you are in it up to your ears, keep your mouth shut."

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Golden Oldie

     There are three kinds of memory--
        good, bad, and convenient.

                    -Author unknown
                     Bits and Pieces
                     On the Lighter Side
                     Daily Inbox 28 Jan 2005

Monday, October 8, 2012

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Golden Oldie

      I know that there are people in this world
      who do not love their fellow man,
      and I hate people like that!
                        -Tom Lehrer

Friday, October 5, 2012

Friday, October 5th, 2012

tftd believes this is
                                a Golden Oldie but
                                'who knows?'

There's a new virus going around. It is called C-Nile. Even

the most advanced programs from Norton or McAfee cannot
take care of it so be warned. It appears to affect mostly
those of us who were born before 1960.

Symptoms of C-Nile Virus:

1. Causes you to send the same e-mail twice
2. Causes you to send a blank e-mail
3. Causes you to send it to the wrong person
4. Causes you to send it back to the person who sent it to
5. Causes you to forget to attach the attachment
6. Causes you to hit "SEND" before you've finished the

Received from Bette Tolnai.

The Good, Clean Funnies List

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Feeling gratitude and not
     expressing it
     is like wrapping a present
     and not giving it.
           -William Arthur Ward
            Bits and Pieces
            March 2010

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

October 3rd, 2012

Ah, but the choice of dreams to live,
there's the rub.

For all dreams are not equal,

some exit to nightmare
most end with the dreamer

But at least one must be lived ... and died.

Monday, October 1, 2012