Category Archives: Musings

Procrastination

“Time passes irrevocably.”   – Virgil   “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” – Pablo Picasso   “Procrastination is like masturbation. At first it feels good, but in the end you’re only screwing … Continue reading

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knowing dark

“Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.”   –  Walt Whitman   “In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.”   –  Dante Alighieri   … Continue reading

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mon voisin aime me taquiner / my neighbour likes to tease me

“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn.”   –  Jane Austen   “Listen, you only tease the ones you love.”   –  John Boehner   “I have an intense dislike … Continue reading

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Chasse au trésor

“Time passes irrevocably.”   –  Virgil   “Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true.”   –  Marcel Proust   “If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons … Continue reading

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Un jour parfait

  “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”   –  Anna Quindlen   “To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect … Continue reading

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It’s in the air

“In small towns people scent the wind with noses of uncommon keenness.”  –  Stephen King   “The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!”   –  Francois Rabelais It’s … Continue reading

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Mademoiselle

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”  –  Stacia Tauscher “Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.”  –  William Stafford Mademoiselle Ambre Ambre une poupée … Continue reading

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Le berre de rivière (The river Berre)

“Look deep into nature, and you will understand everything better.”   –  Albert Einestein “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”   –  William Shakespeare “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”   – … Continue reading

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Re-post: Finding voice

This is a re-post of the first one to appear on this blog 11 December, 2011. My apologies to those who have already seen it. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means … Continue reading

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Ces mains

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”   –  Audrey Hepburn   “The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”   –  Anne Frank … Continue reading

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