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Not guilty

Originally posted March 2012 “No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.” —George Bernard Shaw … Continue reading

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When the eagle lands: Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa

“History with all her volumes vast, hath but one page.”   – Lord Byron   “Is it only in the army in the Philippines that Americans sometimes commit deeds that cause all other Americans to regret?” – Theodore Roosevelt   “As … Continue reading

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A joyful tongue

“The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.”   –   Molière   ***    A joyful tongue Goat’s cheese fat pillow Heart of first ripe fig Wild honey dripping Lapped with pleasure Treasures of the Season I … Continue reading

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Luscious

 “I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.”   –  Mae West “If I can’t have too many truffles, I’ll do without truffles.”   – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.”   – … Continue reading

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Caring for your muse

“To draw you must close your eyes and sing.”  –  Pablo Picasso “I can always be distracted by love, but eventually I get horny for my creativity.”  –  Gilda Radner “I do not seek. I find.”  – Pablo Picasso *** … Continue reading

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La pomme

“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple is connected with that of man.”   –  Henry David Thoreau “With an apple I will astonish Paris.”   –  Paul Cèzanne “And there never was an apple, in Adam’s opinion, that … Continue reading

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Salon de thé à Narbonne

“So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all the questions for the time being.”  –  Franz Kafka “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier … Continue reading

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Moisson: Chasse pour la survie (Harvest: Hunt for survival)

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.”   –  William Blake “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.”  –  William Blake   Moisson: Chasse pour la survie (Harvest: Hunt for survival) Winding through the hills And vineyards Durban … Continue reading

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