Just popping in to delete spam posts ... this is the only reason I come here nowadays.
Nothing great or surprising, just a note to say I'm alive and far more likely to be found on facebook.
For the record, you can find me on facebook ... I only pop back here to delete spam from old posts :)
I hear that both Severn bridges are shut due to the danger of ice ... not on the road surface but falling from the support cables. Apparently several car windscreens were broken! Glad I'm not travelling that way until this evening.
If you can find something everyone agrees on, it's wrong.
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors.
William Ralph Inge (1860 - 1954)
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
I can't understand why a person will take a year to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.
Fred Allen (1894 - 1956)
My mother was as religious as she was repressed. Her facts of life speech began with the phrase, 'Satan takes many forms...'
They say that kissing a smoker is like licking an ashtray, which is a good thing to remember the next time you get lonely.
Employee of the month is a good example of how somebody can be both a winner and a loser at the same time.
Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
I never know how much of what I say is true.
Bette Midler (1945 - )
Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That's how rich I want to be.
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)
For reasons that are far too complex to even begin to explain, all of today's quotes come from Elayne Boosler:
My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for forty years because even in biblical times, men would not stop to ask for directions.
The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
[Use of surrogate mothers? No way!
That's the Vatican's creed for today.
Guess that rule was a stranger
To those round the manger
As Jesus was born in the hay.]
To listen to your own silence is the key to comedy.
[ and, I think, the key to inner tranquillity]
When the sun comes up, I have morals again.
When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking.
Wouldn't it be great if you could only get AIDS by giving money to television preachers?
Happy holidays and peace to you and all those you care for.