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There is a Season - Turn, Turn, Turn

In my last post, I briefly discussed time and one’s use of it. Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Does’t thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.” 119 more words

S. Thomas Summers

Benjamin Franklin

Only two things that are certain in life are death and taxes.

                                                       – Benjamin Franklin

Quotes

Thomas Paine & Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin said to Paine, “Where liberty is, there is my country.”

Paine answered, “Where liberty is not, there is mine.”

Anecdote

Some beautiful bougainvillea growing out of our worn out compost bin.
Have a beautiful day.

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Too much for the whistle...

Benjamin Franklin learned one of his first, and most important, personal finance lessons as a boy and he shared his wisdom about the true value of things later on in a letter to Madame Brillon. 767 more words

Addiction

"Then Do Not Squander Time"

Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Does’t thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.”

Time, like a river, flows. 74 more words

S. Thomas Summers

1.9 Hollow Man

Jacob reached for the door bell with his ring finger.  From behind a mosquito screen peered two blue eyes saturated by fear.  Jacob did not know fear as fear; he knew fear in anger and rage.   90 more words

Love's Executioner