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Who Says

Seasonal HumbleBrag

December 17, 2013

“We send a Christmas letter every year to a thousand of our closest friends.     But we find it very hard to hide our incredible wealth behind self-effacing prose,  so we don’t.”                      ~ Larry Tuttle .

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December In The Stars

December 9, 2013

  “I don’t believe in astrology.  I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.”                    ~Sir Arthur Charles Clarke     .

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Henry Ford On Personal Choice

November 25, 2013

        “People can have the Model T in any color …  so long as it’s black.”              ~ Henry Ford  “If I had asked people what they wanted …  they would have said faster horses.”              ~ Henry Ford “Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government […]

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Life Well Lived

October 21, 2013

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body  … but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, “Wow, what a Ride!”                – Stephen Jay Gould   .

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When To Have Trouble

June 14, 2013

    “If there must be trouble … let it be in my day … that my child may have peace.”                       Thomas Paine,  1776   . .

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A 50 Percent Chance

December 29, 2012

  Haven’t done a formal test, but seems that 80% of the time I try to insert a USB plug into my laptop,  I get it the wrong way.                    ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson  

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Listening in Charlottesville – Thoughts From Gore

August 5, 2012

“Fifty percent of people won’t vote, and fifty percent don’t read newspapers.  I hope it’s the same fifty percent.                                    ~  Gore Vidal, author “A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.”                   ~ Gore Vidal “All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.”                              ~Gore Vidal […]

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Don’t Worry Be Happy

July 22, 2012

“Bitterness is like drinking rat poison and waiting for the rat to die.”                                       ~ John Ortberg Jr. -  ‘Everybody’s Normal Till You Get to Know Them’              But Google Books finds an earlier citation in 1993, when it turns up attributed to someone in an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting: “Someone in a twelve-step meeting” said […]

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Listening in Charlottesville – Bad Girls

May 25, 2012

      “I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.”                 ~ Mae West     ” I’m not bad.   I’m just drawn that way.”                 ~ Jessica Rabbit         “If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.”                  ~Alice Roosevelt Longworth   “The reason Santa […]

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Listening in Charlottesville – Tanning Beds

May 15, 2012

       ” Just bought a new solar-powered tanning bed. “         ~ Steve Martin, Comedian       .

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