Archive | June, 2013
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Proverbs From Pergatory

21 Jun

by Lloyd Schwartz

It was déjà vu all over again.
I know this town like the back of my head.
People who live in glass houses are worth two in the bush.
One hand scratches the other.
A friend in need is worth two in the bush.
A bird in the hand makes waste.
Life isn’t all it’s crapped up to be.
It’s like finding a needle in the eye of the beholder.
It’s like killing one bird with two stones.
My motto in life has always been: Get It Over With.
Two heads are better than none.
A rolling stone deserves another.
All things wait for those who come.
A friend in need deserves another.
I’d trust him as long as I could throw him.
He smokes like a fish.
He’s just a chip off the old tooth.
I’ll have him eating out of my lap.
A friend in need opens a can of worms.
Too many cooks spoil the child.
An ill wind keeps the doctor away.
The wolf at the door keeps the doctor away.
A friend in need shouldn’t throw stones.
A friend in need washes the other.
A friend in need keeps the doctor away.
A stitch in time is only skin deep.
A verbal agreement isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.
A cat may look like a king.
Know which side of the bed your butter is on.
Nothing is cut and dried in stone.
You can eat more flies with honey than with vinegar.
Don’t let the cat out of the barn.
Let’s burn that bridge when we get to it.
When you come to the fork in the road, take it.
Don’t cross your chickens before they hatch.
Throw discretion to the wolves.
After the twig is bent, the barn door is locked.
After the barn door is locked, you can come in out of the rain.
A friend in need locks the barn door.
There’s no fool like a friend in need.
We’ve passed a lot of water since then.
At least we got home in two pieces.
All’s well that ends.
It ain’t over till it’s over.
There’s always one step further down you can go.
It’s a milestone hanging around my neck.
Include me out.
It was déjà vu all over again.
21 Jun


20 Jun

“Religion has convinced people that there’s an invisible man…living in the sky, who watches everything you do every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a list of ten specific things he doesn’t want you to do. And if you do any of these things, he will send you to a special place, of burning and fire and smoke and torture and anguish for you to live forever, and suffer and burn and scream until the end of time. But he loves you. He loves you and he needs money.”

– George Carlin


19 Jun

“The hardest thing in the world is to assume the mood of a warrior.  But it is of no use to be sad and complain and feel justified in doing so.  Or to believe that someone is always doing something to us.   Nobody is doing anything to anybody, much less to a warrior.”

– Carlos Castaneda

strong woman

Happy Father’s Day!

16 Jun

Happy Dad’s Day to the best dad around.  How did I get so lucky?  Among all the amazing ways that make you a great dad is that I can always rely on you.  You were always there, you always showed up.  You always made time to play with me and make me laugh.  You taught me to work hard and play harder.  To not care what people think of me.  To make smart choices.  You did more than was asked of for me.  That’s more than some little kids will ever get.  And I know you didn’t always get that when you were growing up.  So I hear.  You never talk about it.  You never make me feel like I need to feel grateful.  But I am.  Thank you for being a bigger man and giving me a different childhood.  A happy and safe one.  Every day I try to give that kind of selflessness to the people I love.  Thank you for teaching me that.

Every Rolling Stone song, I can hear you singing along with.  Loudly, haha.  Your favorite.  Here’s a fitting one.  I love you!