Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016


       What good is a ticket to the good life,
       if you can't find the entrance?

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Golden Oldie

    Mitchell's Law of Committees:
        Any simple problem can be made insoluble
           if enough meetings are held to discuss it.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Golden Oldie

           You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.

                                          -Olin Miller.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016


        Never try to outstubborn a cat.

                -- Lazarus Long, "Time Enough for Love"

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

 You cannot propel yourself forward
                by patting yourself on the back.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21st, 2016

 “Defeat is not the worst of failures.
         Not to have tried is the true failure.”*

                (George E. Woodberry)

Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016

  “When you find yourself in a hole,
         the first thing to do is to stop digging.” *

               From the Penny Pennington tftd

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

  “You don’t drown by falling in the water;
         you drown by staying there.”*

                    (Edwin Louis Cole)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

"Experience is not what happens to you.
         It’s what you do with what happens to you.”


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

They say they climb mountains because they are
     there.  I wonder if it would astound them to
     know that the very same reason is why the rest
     of us go around them.

                  -S. Omar Baker (1894-1985)
                   Poet and writer
                   "Bits & Pieces"
                   November 2004

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, November 14th, 2016

 I use not only all the brains I have,
           but all I can borrow.”

                            -(Woodrow Wilson)

Friday, November 11, 2016

Friday, November 11th, 2016

 A good listener is not only popular everywhere,
      but after a while he gets to know something.

                       -(Wilson Mizner)

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Snacktrek, n.:
        The peculiar habit, when searching for a snack, of constantly returning to the refrigerator in hopes that something new will have materialized.
                -- Rich Hall, "Sniglets"

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Just because you don't take an interest in politics
           doesn't mean that politics won't take an interest in you.

                                      (Pericles . 430 B.C.)

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7th, 2016

The answers you get depend on the
         questions you ask.

                             (Thomas Kuhn)*

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

    Drew's Law of Highway Biology:

        The first bug to hit a clean windshield lands
        directly in front of your eyes.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Don't let success go to your head
               or failure go to your heart.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, Nov 1st, 2016


                 The law will never make men free;
                 it is men who have got to make the law free.

                              -Henry David Thoreau