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Old 01-09-2013, 09:19 AM   #1966
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I forget the title of the book where I read it originally.

“A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” – Arab proverb
Hmmm....I think some of the gardens I've been carrying around are full of creepy crawly things and thorny plants. It is a great quote though.
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:22 AM   #1967
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Hmmm....I think some of the gardens I've been carrying around are full of creepy crawly things and thorny plants. It is a great quote though.
like those fuzzballs I find in my jeans pockets......quick everyone clean out your pockets!

only sort of but I found a half-handful of birdseed in my sweatshirt pocket yesterday.....musta spilled some when filling the feeders....
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:04 PM   #1968
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“The best thing for being sad," replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, "is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honour trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then — to learn. Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning is the only thing for you. Look what a lot of things there are to learn.”
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:03 AM   #1969
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Old 01-11-2013, 06:04 AM   #1970
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:51 AM   #1973
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