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You tell me, and I forget. You teach me, and I remember. You involve me, and I learn Benjamin Franklin 40 more words



If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.”
– Benjamin Franklin

Who the hell can argue with Ben? I mean, really? The man had his portly little fingers poked in just about every pie: from politics (that were so dull in his later years that he…

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October 27 - The reins of passion. October 28 - The power of negative thoughts

October 27 – “If passion drives you, let reason be the reins.” (Benjamin Franklin)

I tend to be a fairly passionate person. Sometimes the fire of my passion can get me into trouble. 660 more words



This is Benjamin Franklin’s town. In the old city, it’s all cobblestones and narrow streets. Along the Delaware River, it’s concession stands closed for the summer season and old vessels with stories to tell. 89 more words


Delving Deeper -- Postal Service for Pioneers in Canada

In my trek through Canada’s postal history, I’ve discovered a colourful array of similarly delightful details– dogsled, horse carts, penny farthings, and telegraphs. They all provided that glimpse into yesteryear that I enjoy reading about. 1,212 more words


This Day-Saving hour. Let's save 2 hours, once for all and in all seasons

This Day-Saving hour. Let’s save 2 hours, once for all and in all seasons

And delay the school schedules for kindergarten and elementary kids 2 hours… 188 more words