Category Archives: NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER 30 2017: “sometimes the best thing to do is to pretend it didn’t happen”

― Candace Bushnell, Summer and the City “I mean, you know how it is. You chase a bottle of sleeping pills with a bottle of Jack Daniel’s and life’s never the same, no matter how many ti…

Source: NOVEMBER 30 2012: “sometimes the best thing to do is to pretend it didn’t happen”

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NOVEMBER 29 2017 : “What we ask is to be human individuals, however peculiar and unexpected. It is no good saying: “You are a little girl and therefore you ought to like dolls”; if the answer is, “But I don’t,” there is no more to be said.”

― Dorothy L. Sayers, Are Women Human? “As a child, she’d always had what she imagined were fascinating thoughts, but didn’t ever say them. Once, as a little girl, at recess, she thought that if she…

Source: NOVMBER 29 2012 : “What we ask is to be human individuals, however peculiar and unexpected. It is no good saying: “You are a little girl and therefore you ought to like dolls”; if the answer is, “But I don’t,” there is no more to be said.”

THE GEM 27 NOVEMBER 2017 : “In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.” ― Kobayashi Issa

“True hospitality is marked by an open response to the dignity of each and every person. Henri Nouwen has described it as receiving the stranger on his own terms, and asserts that it can be offered…

Source: “In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.” ― Kobayashi Issa

THE GEM 26 NOV 2017 : A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy. ~ Albert Einstein

The second fiddle. I can get plenty of first violinists, but to find someone who can play the second fiddle with enthusiasm     | -Leonard Bernstein

Source: A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy. ~ Albert Einstein

THE GEM 25 NOV 2017 : Scientists announced that they have located the gene for alcoholism. Scientists say they found it at a party, talking way too loudly. CONAN O’BRIEN

AUSTRALIAN DRINKING CULTURE. Accountability – Knocking over someone else’s beer will only be tolerated if there is a full replacement on the table. In some mining communities, the spill…

Source: Scientists announced that they have located the gene for alcoholism. Scientists say they found it at a party, talking way too loudly. CONAN O’BRIEN

THE GEM 24 NOV 2017 : “Fellowship is a place of grace, where mistakes aren’t rubbed in but rubbed out. Fellowship happens when mercy wins over justice.

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Source: “Fellowship is a place of grace, where mistakes aren’t rubbed in but rubbed out. Fellowship happens when mercy wins over justice.