One might think, given my age, I would know better. In fact, I do, but, it doesn’t prevent me from making poor decisions… My latest foray into public turned overly social on me (forgot the date….), so I ended up socializing too long with my old friend Jack. Now, I can only use two words to explain why there is no fresh Pearl today, which are, hung over…. Go figure, eh? I’ll be back tomorrow. Here, to sublimate, is a quite extensive Pearl from 2014, with a bunch of older Pearls included in the package from that day’s post. I hope you enjoy it; if not, well, c’est la vie, & we’ll try again tomorrow. See ya, ffolkes; I’m gonna go somewhere & groan for a while…. Ugh….
~~ Seneca ~~
(B.C. 3-65 A.D.)
Today is a day pregnant with possibilities…. I have high hopes that when I return from my outing today, my life will have undergone some significant alterations, at least in one or two respects, and, all I can say is, it’s about damn time….. I feel as if I’ve been stuck in a rut for months, and have an opportunity to break free of whatever it is that has been keeping me from LIFE….
Hence, the quote from Seneca seems to me to be most appropriate, encouraging us, as it does, to look forward, to see what there is to see, and to learn, rather than wasting precious time trying to hold on to something in the past, expressing the advantage of keeping our eyes…
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