Daily Quote: January 10, 2022

I spent ninety percent of my money
on wine, women and song
and just wasted the other ten percent.

~ Ronnie Hawkins
American – Musician Born: January 10, 1935

Holidays and Celebrations:

Porte Musings:

What do you think is a waste of your money? Living certainly isn’t. So although it is necessary to have a good financial plan it is also important to invest wisely in your vices and passions. Happy Birthday Ronnie Hawkins. Sing on!

It’s important to set aside one day as National Clean Off Your Desk Day. I’ve always been more of a keep items handy that you’re working on type of person. So I guess one day a year it should be cleaned.

Dark chocolate, eat Dark chocolate on National Bittersweet Chocolate Day. 😉

Although the Eagles have rebounded in the last few years it’s still important to recognize them on Save the Eagles Day. So here’s to all the eagles.

Daily Quote: January 7, 2022

Wear the old coat
and buy the new book.

~ Austin Phelps
American – Clergyman / January 7, 1820 – October 13, 1890

Holidays and Celebrations:

Porte Musings:

Merry Orthodox Christmas. The day after the Epiphany.

Enjoy National Bobblehead Day. Who doesn’t love those little caricatures?

Eat fried foods on National Tempura Day. Fried Fish on Friday in tempura. 😉

Daily Quote: December 27, 2020

I love quotations
because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have,
beautifully expressed with much authority
by someone recognized wiser than oneself.

~ Marlene Dietrich (German-American  Actress / December 27, 1901 – May 6, 1992)

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Daily Quote: December 26, 2020

To the gifted and experienced musician, music is a language…..

~ Leopold Mannes (photographer, musician, patent inventor / December 26, 1899 – August 11, 1964)

Holidays and Celebrations:


*The Ontario Province wide lock down began this morning at 00:01. Only essential services will be open for business. All none essential services are to remain closed. Gatherings are limited to immediate household members only. Hopefully in combination with the COVID-19 vaccine these extreme measures will curb the rise in the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Vaccinations have begun with Health Care Professionals and the most vulnerable.

Boxing Day sales on line only or only in “essential” stores. So my daughter-in-law and I aren’t able to do our annual shopping at Whiteoaks in London ON.

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Daily Quote: December 2, 2020

While all deception requires secrecy,
all secrecy is not meant to deceive.

~ Sissela Bok (Swedish – Philosopher Born: December 2, 1934)

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