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I will charge thee nothing but the promise that thee will help the next man thee finds in trouble.
  —  Mennonite Proverb
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On This Day In:
2017 Hopefully, I’m Good Company
2016 Maybe Not Most
2015 Differences That Matter
2014 But Sometimes It Takes A Village
2013 Laughter > Grief
2012 Pioneers
2011 It Is Free

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He who would rule must hear and be deaf, see and be blind.
  —  German Proverb
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On This Day In:
2017 The Soul Of Victory
2016 Getting Furrowed?
2015 Pretty Good So Far
2014 Still Learning?
There Ain’t No Thing Like Me, ‘Cept Me!
2013 Little Lives
2012 Evolution
2011 Excellence At Performance = 10,000 Hours
2009 A Brief Poem…
Crater Lake Trip with James

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A new broom sweeps clean, but the old broom knows all the corners.
   —  Irish Proverb
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On This Day In:
2017 Prayers, Miracles And Lottery Tickets
Roman View
2016 Dignity And Grace
2015 Is It Warm Enough For You
2014 What The Right STILL Wants
2013 Embrace Serendipity
2012 Your Order, Please
2011 Well Enough Anyway

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Lost Time

There’s no thief like a bad book.
   —  Italian Proverb
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On This Day In:
2017 Are You Talking To Me?
2016 Here, Desire Is Purified
2015 Hopefully Just Visiting
2014 Fond Memory?
2013 Distress, Hope, Trust
2012 Creating Interlocking Fragility
2011 Four Stories And A Gospel
What Have You Burned Lately?

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Less advice and more hands.
   —  German Proverb
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On This Day In:
2017 I Ought To Be A Little Careful
2016 Rising From The Ashes
2015 Honor
2014 Disappointment
2013 Seeing Heart
2012 On Success
2011 What This Place Needs Is Another Theory

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Work is not a wolf.  It’s not something to run away from.
  —  Kyrgyzstan Proverb
[Actually, we should be grateful the more time #LazyDonald wastes, the less time he spends discrediting the Office and wrecking the country.  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2017 Watched The Inauguration
Two Geniuses
2016 Come Dance And Laugh With Me
2015 Looks Good To Me
2014 Desire For The Sea
2013 The Fierce Urgency Of NOW
Happy Inauguration Day!
2012 One Path
Sorrow And Joy
The Seven Year View
2011 Emergent Practicality

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Hold a true friend with both hands.
   —  Nigerian Proverb
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On This Day In:
2017 Nearer My Goal To Thee
2016 Relatively Simple Actions
2015 And Yet, You Did
2014 Difficult Learning
2013 Four Things To do
2012 When I Was Young…
Emergence

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A man’s wealth may be superior to him.
     —  Cameroonian Proverb
Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous – not just to some people in some circumstances – but to everyone all the time.
   —  Thomas J. Watson
[Pity the man whose great wealth or position shows him to be small.  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2016 Two Murrow’s
Election + 1 Week
2015 Not Mine, Anyway
2015 South By South East
2013 Don’tcha
2012 I Hear A Distant Thunder
2011 A Poison Tree

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To the mediocre, mediocrity appears great.
     —  Indian Proverb
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On This Day In:
2016 What’s Your Excuse?
2015 Some Meaningful Resemblance
2014 Bloom
Orange October (VII) – The Giants Win The Pennant!!
2013 Walking The Walk
2012 Legacy Of Star Trek (TOS)
2011 Tolerating The Intolerant
Passionate Germs
2010 Giants Win Game 1 In Philly (4 to 3)!!

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Improvise

If you don’t have a dog, you hunt with a cat.
     —  Brazilian Proverb
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On This Day In:
2016 Got Leisure?
2015 It’s Been Hurtin’ For Quite A While Now
2014 Curious Talent
2013 Eureka
2012 Slow Me
2011 He Said What?!?
2010 Gritty
3 and 3
Just A Hunch
Wall Street – Movie Review
2nd Pair – Shoe Review (Aborted and Final)

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In a good book the best is between the lines.
  –  Swedish Proverb
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On This Day In:
2016 My Prediction For #AmnestyDon
2015 Worth A Try
2014 I’m Feeling It
2013 May I Have A Little More, Please?
2012 Increasing Doubt
2011 You Can’t Touch This

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Many look with one eye at what they give, but with seven at what they receive.
   —  German Proverb
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On This Day In:
2016 Handle With Care
2015 Nothing But Pride
2014 Go
2013 Well, Does It?
2012 Near Misses Aren’t Successes
2011 Uncomfortable Feelings
2010 San Francisco (favorites)…
Bullets or Butter?

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