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“I venerate old age; and I love not the man who can look without emotion upon the sunset of life, when the dusk of evening begins to gather over the watery eye, and the shadows of twilight grow broader and deeper upon the understanding.”

~ Quotation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

I’ve never re-posted from another blog before… but this one needs to be read by everyone…
Kudus to Michael Sacasas and his blog “The Frailest Thing.” Thank you … and congratulations to you for being “Freshly Pressed.”

The Cost of Distraction:  What Kurt Vonnegut Knew "The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal." So begins the late Kurt Vonnegut's 1961 short story, "Harrison Bergeron." In 2009, Chandler Tuttle released a 25 minute film version of the story titled 2081, and you can watch the trailer at the end of this post. Vonnegut goes on to describe the conditions of this equality: They weren't only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter than anybody else. N … Read More

via The Frailest Thing

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.”

Quotation by Kahlil Gibran

photo by featherheart

 “ The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.” 

 Quotation by Isak Dinesen

Road to Botany Bay, Edisto Island S.C.

“Life is complex.
Each one of us must make his own path through life. There are no self-help manuals, no formulas, no easy answers. The right road for one is the wrong road for another…The journey of life is not paved in blacktop; it is not brightly lit, and it has no road signs. It is a rocky path through the wilderness. ”

~ Quotation by M. Scott Peck

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"Featherheart"
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because when
I remember
to keep my
heart light as
a feather,
life is much
easier.

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Jimmy Margulies
The Record
Jan 7, 2011
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