Last night, I went out for dinner with my daughter, as her birthday celebration. My ‘celebration’, as is my habit, went right on past mere celebration, on into over-indulgence… it was probably that second B&B that sent it over the edge…. Long story short: I’m pretty hung over… Three aspirin & six more hours ought to fix most of it, but, for now, it’s pretty well beyond me to try to write much more than what you see… This very old Pearl, from the very early days here on WP, will serve to sublimate my urge to post, as well as it can be served…. I hope you enjoy it; I’m going back to bed…. See y’all tomorrow….
We’ll begin today with one of my all time favorite quotes…..
“A man who carries a cat by the tail is getting experience that will always be helpful. He isn’t likely to grow dim or doubtful. Chances are, he isn’t likely to carry the cat that way again, either. But if he wants to, I say let him!” — Mark Twain
The first time I read this, years ago, it brought a huge smile to my face, a huge laugh, and one more piece of evidence that Mr. Clemens was more than just an author of good books. There are numerous websites that feature quotations by Mark Twain, with varying formats for finding the one you want, but going to a different website for each quote isn’t an efficient use of time, so I generally use what I find in my own secret pools, where I know the oyster…
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