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Written Words

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. – Benjamin Franklin

This is something that really bugs me… Write something that is worth reading… Of course I want to write something worth reading, but will I manage to do so? 229 more words

Quotes

Monday Quote!

Benjamin Franklin

1706-1790

How many observe Christ’s  birthday! How few, His precepts! O! ’tis easier to keep Holidays than commandments.

This is the last of the Ben Franklin quotes for a while. 49 more words

Religion

Drive Slow

“Lost time is never found again” – Benjamin Franklin

“Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” -Braveheart

It’s that special time again… a new year is almost here! 637 more words

Opinionated Facts

We may delay, but time will not

Helga’s Post # 97:  So said Benjamin Franklin, as if to remind us we have scant time left to get organized for Christmas. To make it worse, here at Canada’s west coast, we are battered by storms and daily rain warnings as if to punish late shoppers fighting their way through throngs of fellow shopping-procrastinators. 818 more words

Albert Einstein

Almanac(k) December 19, 1732: The Nack and How To Get It

Filled with proverbs preaching positive virtues such as industry and prudence, Poor Richard’s Almanack debuted on this day in 1732 and was published yearly until 1757. Read more.

Humor

Poor Richard's Almanack First Published

December 19: On this day in 1732, Benjamin Franklin first published Poor Richard’s Almanack in Philadelphia. The book, published annually for 25 years, was filled with proverbs preaching hard work and thriftiness. 736 more words

American History

"Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus"*...

It seems that in northern Siberia, the reindeer developed a taste for those colorful red and white mushrooms, fly agaric (amanita muscaria), and will eat them till they’re higher than a kite. 

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