Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries;
but who can tell or who can explain them!
~ Max Muller (December 6, 1823 – October 28, 1900)
St. Nicholas Day
Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished?
Yes, work never begun.
~ Christina Rossetti (December 5, 1830 – December 29, 1894)
So tie the laces on your work boots,
put a smile on your face and get to it.
Thank-you for all that you do.
International Volunteer Day for Economic & Social Development
When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall,
but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.
~ Thomas Carlyle (December 4, 1795 – February 5, 1881)
World Wildlife Conservation Day
We can do more good by being good,
than in any other way.
~ Rowland Hill (December 3, 1795 – August 27, 1879)
International Day of Persons With Disabilities
Some say they see poetry in my paintings;
I see only science.
~ Georges Seurat (December 2, 1859 – March 29, 1891)
My favorite Mutt Rickie:
Even if you are on the right track,
you will get run over if you just sit there.
~ John Ray (November 29, 1627 – January 17, 1705)
Think in the morning.
Act in the noon.
Eat in the evening.
Sleep in the night.
~ William Blake (November 28, 1757 – August 12, 1827)
Planning and following simple guidelines for daily life.
Happy Thanksgiving to all my American Friends
When it is dark enough,
you can see the stars.
~ Charles A. Beard (November 27, 1874 – September 1, 1948)
While waiting for the stars you may miss the beauty of a full moon.
~ Deborah Porte
Tie One On Day
No wild enthusiast could rest,
till half the world like him was possessed.
~ William Cowper (November 26, 1731 – April 25, 1800)
Shopping Reminder Day