Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Happy Halloween!

Trick or treat, smell my feet
Give me something good to eat.

If you don't, I don't care,
I'll pull down your underwear.

~ traditional kids' Halloween chant ~

Tuesday, October 30, 2007


There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
~ G. K. Chesterton ~

Monday, October 29, 2007

Yes, It Is!

It took all 25 of us to get the job done. It's just phenomenal.

~ Jonathan Papelbon ~

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Sunday's Kat Kwote

Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well.

~ Missy Dizick ~

Saturday, October 27, 2007

'Nuff Said

Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.

~ Mark Twain ~

Friday, October 26, 2007

Yeah, Let's Not Forget...

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.

~ Franklin D. Roosevelt ~

Thursday, October 25, 2007

And It'll Put Hair on Your Chest, Too!

Next to music there is nothing that lifts the spirits and strengthens the soul more than a good bowl of chili.
~ Harry James ~

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

The Series Will Barely Be Over And It'll Be Presidential Primary Time!

If anything prepares you to be president, it's being a Red Sox fan.

~ John Kerry ~

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

And All the Mosquitos You Can Eat!

Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made.
~ John Berryman ~

Monday, October 22, 2007

A Quote from the Only Yankee I Ever Liked

He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.

~ Yogi Berra ~

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Sunday's Kat Kwote

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.

~ Jean Cocteau ~

Photo of Eddie and Lila courtesy Lucinda McQueen.

Saturday, October 20, 2007

One by One

A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.

~ Mark Twain ~

Friday, October 19, 2007


A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Sounds Good to Me!

If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater...suggest that he wear a tail.

~ Fran Lebowitz ~

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

What Are You in the Middle Of?

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in
the middle of it.

~ P.J. O'Rourke ~

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

We're Tryin'

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful people can make a difference, in fact, it is the only thing that ever has.

~ Margaret Mead ~

Monday, October 15, 2007


I really think that it's better to retire, in Uncle Earl's terms, when you still have some snap left in your garters.

~ Russell B. Long ~

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Sunday's Kat Kwote

The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it.

~ Doug Larson ~

Saturday, October 13, 2007

A Challenge We Can't Afford to Fail At

The climate crisis is not a political issue, it is a moral and spiritual challenge to all of humanity.

~ Al Gore ~

Friday, October 12, 2007

Shall We Dance?

Every Saturday night,
he creeps down our back stairs,
sneaks out of our house
to go waltzing with bears!

~ from "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears" by Dr. Seuss ~

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Read a Poem Today

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech.

~ Simonides ~

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Applicable in Many Situations

The world will not evolve past its current state of crisis by using the same thinking that created the situation.

~ Albert Einstein ~

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Ah, Autumn!

Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile.

~ William Cullen Bryant ~

Monday, October 8, 2007

Good Thinkin' Chris...

Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood.

~ Christopher Columbus ~

Sunday, October 7, 2007

Sunday's Kat Kwote

A house rabbit is a poor substitute for a cat.

~ Kurious Kitty ~

Saturday, October 6, 2007

Greetings from New Jersey

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.

~ Ogden Nash ~

Friday, October 5, 2007


There was never a good war, or a bad peace.

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Yeah, But Psychoanalysis Is Still Cheaper!

Space flights are merely an escape, a fleeing away from oneself, because it is easier to go to Mars or to the moon than it is to penetrate one's own being.

~ Carl Gustav Jung ~

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Interested People Use Libraries to Find Out Interesting Things

There are no uninteresting things, there are only uninterested people.

~ Gilbert K. Chesterton ~

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

See--It's Okay to Eat Cinnamon Buns in Bed

"I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon."
~ Proverbs 7:17 ~

Monday, October 1, 2007

It's Nice to Know That Perfection Isn't Everything!

Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.

~ Ted Williams ~