Death will destroy my body, but my creatures will keep on living ever after, in the years to come.
98 years ago, Enzo Ferrari drove his first race in Parma, Italy. Though he lost, coming in 4th place, his desire for speed and beautiful cars never ceased. This one event is the butterfly effect that leads to the selling of the first Ferrari sports cars in 1947.
“Tacos?” I echoed.
This seemed to amuse him. “Tomatoes, lettuce, cheese.”
“I know what a taco is!”
-Becca Fitzpatrick, Hush Hush
It’s National Taco Day! Grab your tortillas and enjoy the catching song below.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Happy 308th birthday Dr. Johnson!
Adventure is just bad planning.
I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
-Virgina Woolf, A Room of One’s Own
We are going through emotional and historic events…We have drawn a line under World War II and we have started keeping the time of a new age.
-Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze
Twenty-seven years ago today, German occupation rights were relinquished, allowing East and West Germany to slowly reunite. Though the WWII Allies gave up overseeing Germany years prior, this day was the formal declaration to relinquish the remaining rights.
“Take some more tea,” the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly.
“I’ve had nothing yet,” Alice replied in an offended tone, “so I can’t take more.”
“You mean you can’t take less,” said the Hatter: “it’s very easy to take more than nothing.”
“Nobody asked your opinion,” said Alice.
-Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I know you’re dead TJ, but I say we should deserve to be a little idle on Monday for Labor Day. Just saying.
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
If you were to ask me ten years ago if I liked football, I would say “Hell no.” Every year since then, I get a wee bit more excited about the start of the season. Still not a fan of NFL, but high school football and college football is tolerable. Happy Thursday!