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If one is going to change things, one has to make a fuss and catch the eye of the world.
  —  Elizabeth Janeway
[Happy Birthday, James!  —  Mum and Dad (KMAB)]
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On This Day In:
2019 Hopefully, You’re Learning To Forgive
2018 Enjoy The Sunsets As Well As The Sunrises
2017 Enjoy
2016 I Got A Feeling
2015 Fiction Leading To History
2014 A Self-Correcting Process
2013 None But He Knows
2012 99% Are Demanding
2011 All In The Family
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When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around.  But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
  –– Mark Twain (attributed to)
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
   ––  Oscar Wilde
[Happy Birthday, James!  —  Mum and Dad (KMAB)]
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On This Day In:
2018 Enjoy The Sunsets As Well As The Sunrises
2017 Enjoy
2016 I Got A Feeling
2015 Fiction Leading To History
2014 A Self-Correcting Process
2013 None But He Knows
2012 99% Are Demanding
2011 All In The Family
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Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
   —  Isak Denison
(The pen name for Baroness Karen Christenze von Blixen-Finecke)
[Happy Birthday, James!  Life is short and we can never tell you enough times how proud of you we are and that we love you!  —  Mum and Dad (KMAB)]
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On This Day In:
2017 Enjoy
2016 I Got A Feeling
2015 Fiction Leading To History
2014 A Self-Correcting Process
2013 None But He Knows
2012 99% Are Demanding
2011 All In The Family
Take Your Pick

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The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
    —  Bertrand Russell
[Happy Birthday, James!  Remember it is the enjoyment of life, not its duration that makes living one’s life meaningful.   We love you!  —  Mum and Dad (KMAB)]
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On This Day In:
2016 I Got A Feeling
2015 Fiction Leading To History
2014 A Self-Correcting Process
2013 None But He Knows
2012 99% Are Demanding
2011 All In The Family
Take Your Pick

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I got a feeling I was born for a purpose.  I don’t know what I’m here for.  I just feel abnormal, a different kind of man.  I don’t know why I was born.  I’m just here.  A young man rumbling.  I’ve always had that feeling since I was a little boy.
   —  Muhammad Ali
[Happy Birthday, James!  Like your sisters, you were born to bring joy to the hearts of your Mum and me.  I’m sure you were born for other stuff, too, but the joy is all that matters to us.  We love you!  —  Mum and Dad  (KMAB)]
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On This Day In:
2015 Fiction Leading To History
2014 A Self-Correcting Process
2013 None But He Knows
2012 99% Are Demanding
2011 All In The Family
Take Your Pick

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