Monthly Archives: June 2014

Six-pocket pants

Handy as a pocket on a shirt.                 – Traditional Folk Saying Six-pocket pants “Why do you always wear six-pocket pants?” We members of the Over the Hill Gang, all debonair and sophisticated gentlemen, hear that question frequently. It’s true, … Continue reading

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The moment

You can go back to the place, but you cannot go back to the time.                         – Clement Seagrave The moment In one moment everything changed, and your life was not the same. A door closed, another door opened, and … Continue reading

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Good decisions

Good decisions are based on experience. Experience is based on bad decisions. – Clement Seagrave     Good decisions You have heard that old saying “Experience is a great teacher.” What a lie! Experience is a lousy teacher. What kind … Continue reading

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Red in tooth and claw

In the presence of the storm, thunderbolts, hurricane, rain, darkness, and the lions, which might be concealed but a few paces away, he felt disarmed and helpless.             ― from In Desert and Wilderness, by … Continue reading

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Shoulder to the wheel

I did not mind killing anything, any animal, if I killed it cleanly. They all had to die and my interference with the nightly and seasonal killing that went on all the time was very minute and I had no … Continue reading

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Almost famous

“L’imagination est une arme dans la guerre contre la réalité.” (Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.)        – Jules de Gaultier, French philosopher (1858-1942) “The man who has no imagination has no wings.”   … Continue reading

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Newton’s Third Law

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.  – Newton’s Third Law of Motion Newton’s Third Law Isaac Newton was a physicist, not much devoted to the study of human behavior, but I find his Third Law of … Continue reading

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