I wonder what the founding fathers wore when they were relaxing. Their version of tennis shoes and shorts.
The Monticello visitors center has a statue of Th. Jefferson, telescope in hand, next to where the
shuttle bus loads. Visitors can stand next to the man, see how they measure up.
Two Jehovah’s Witnesses dropped by yesterday. They stood on my front porch and talked about Jesus. They read several passages from the Bible.
They were very kind. They left a copy of the Watchtower. They headed on down the road.
You dig your grave with your teeth.–A Dictionary of American Proverbs edited by Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder
Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door keys, the hour badly spent. The art of losing isn’t hard to master. Then practice losing farther, losing faster: places, and names, and where it was you meant to travel.. –Elizabeth Bishop, One Art
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