November 27, 2011

Quotes: Groucho Marx, Rudyard Kipling and Charles Dickens

Posted in Uncategorized at 7:48 am by aleksan

Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun! GROUCHO MARX

There are only four things certain since Social Progress began–
That the dog returns to his vomit and the Sow returns to her mire,
And the burnt Fool’s bandaged finger goes wobbling back to the fire;
R KIPLING quoted to me in chastisement by my sister Jane Reynell and put here at the request of my friend Sarah Johns

To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart. CHARLES DICKENS

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November 2, 2011

Nursing Home Reading…

Posted in Uncategorized at 5:17 pm by aleksan

Visiting a Nursing Home, full of very old people I examined the bookshelf. First book I saw was “An Unhealthy Interest in Bones” by Ellis Peters and the second was “101 Things NOT to do Before You Die” by Paul Merton……