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Relatively persnickety when startled....

Ffolkes,

“Keep the juices going by jangling around gently as you move.”

~~ Satchel Paige ~~

A man and his shadow….

Hajime…. We begin today with a statement from one of my all-time favorite Georges…. 607 more words

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Repeat performances....

Ffolkes,

Today’s Pearl is a stealth re-blog; it’s from December of 2012, & I didn’t feel like finding it online, so, I went to my draft archives & pulled it out. 1,610 more words

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Up the creek, paddling madly....

Ffolkes,

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion;
it is easy in solitude to live after our own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd… 860 more words

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The best test quest in the west....

Ffolkes,

“Life is shot at us point-blank.”

~~ Ortega y Gasset ~~

Alcatraz Island….

Hajime…. Though it probably doesn’t look like it, today’s Pearl involved a LOT of effort; I’ve spent as much time at the computer as I could tolerate since Arthur’s return, piecing together what you will see below. 870 more words

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On to the bonus round....

Ffolkes,

“E’en from the tomb the voice of nature cries,
E’en in our ashes live their wonted fires.”

~~ Thomas Gray, “Elegy in a Country Churchyard”, Stanza 23 ~~ 768 more words

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Twisty passages, all alike....

Ffolkes,

“There are many intelligent species in the universe.
They are all owned by cats.”

~~ Encyclopedia Galactica ~~

Tower watch duty….

Hajime…. Although I did notice the stock market didn’t crash, I’m sure there was some sort of reaction to my total absence from the net yesterday. 460 more words

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The right way is to the left....

Ffolkes,

“A stiff neck usually supports an empty head.”

~~ Observant Bee ~~

Leelu, locked & loaded….

Hajime…. I had hoped, upon arising today, to find it within me to write some actual prose here to begin. 919 more words

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