I know I’ve mentioned other blogs and provided links to them in a couple of my posts, but I don’t believe I’ve ever Re-blogged anyone’s post before. The one is just such a simple and enjoyable post that I wanted to share it. – Enjoy!
We get too soon old and too late smart.
– Appalachian folk saying
Following the example of Benjamin Franklin in America’s colonial the era when he published snippets of wit and wisdom in his annual Poor Richard’s Almanac, I have decided to share some bits of common sense and practical advice with readers.
Franklin’s collection of folk sayings, adages, and truisms has been called “sage counsel with a dash of cynicism.” Mine may be better described as “bitter vetch with a dollop of skepticism.” Ben was a young and optimistic Poor Richard whose advice theme was “I want to tell you…” I am an old and pessimistic Curmudgeon whose advice theme is “I told you so…”
Ben said “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” I say: “Early to bed and early to rise and your girl goes…
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