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In Other Words, wave…

In Other Words

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My 5 lines this week,

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There was a Yankee who left Cleveland
With a quick snappy wave of the hand
Never once looking back
Now from a southern shack
Greets Y’all saying ain’t life simply grand

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In Other Words, vacation…

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Here is my story this week,

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When she told them there was such an uproar. All the questions and concerns about what they would do without her were mind-boggling and giving her a headache. The way they were carrying on one would think she was leaving them forever.  For Pete’s sake she wasn’t dying, she was just going on a two week vacation!

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Quotes & Questions, 8/3/2018

Q&Q“There is more to life than
increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi

 It seems we think faster is better for most everything.  The other day I was putting a package of stuffed peppers in the microwave and I had to laugh at myself because I thought fifteen minutes was a long time to wait for it to be ready to eat. And let’s not forget how long we have to wait for a K-cup to brew for our morning coffee. Oh, and if we come to a traffic light and it changes to red and we have to stop for that minute to wait for it to turn green again is like forever! Maybe sleep is the exception to this silly need for speed. Although, we do usually want to fall asleep as quickly as possible.

I wonder what Gandhi would think of the pace of life today?