One of the most important values parents can give their children is an understanding of the importance of caring for the world around them. For hardline progressives, that involves recycling. The rest of us care more about people. What the actual, literal, actual flip do those words actually really in real life mean? One of
When a man does all he can, though it succeeds not well, blame him not that did it. G. Washington’s “Rules of Behavior” as found in Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for the Seventh Grades (1898) “When a man does all he can… .” Who is to be the judge?
Several months ago a friend of mine characterized Cruz’s appearance as “ugly.” My friend was commenting on Cruz’ appearance, as he saw Cruz depicted. Look at this guy. I had not really paid attention to Cruz’ appearance until then. And yes. Contrary to the image of him on the Senate floor from a few years
Missy: My Dear Friend, why are you so short with that sweet little Bebe thing? Rocky: Ruff? Gil: Sister’s right, Man. You do get a bit testy with Bebe. Rocky: Ruff? Me: Oh, guys! Give Uncle Rocky a break! At least he’s not snarling at Bebe any more. Missy: Truer words were never spoken, Marica.
It is Fancy Tuesday. To my mind, it would be inconceivable to print a Southern cookbook without a recipe for chicken à la king. When I was a child, it was standard party fare, and in my earliest youth, conceivably the most delectable of all main courses. It was served in my home for special
I’ll cut to the end of the chase. Bebe was found. But that was not before we called the girls who live up front (and who have an ATV they like to drive around) and enlisted their help, stopped in at Mrs. S’s to alert her, called the vet, and left this note for the
Show not yourself glad at the misfortune of another, though he were your enemy. G. Washington’s “Rules of Behavior” as found in Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for the Seventh Grades (1898) This is a hard one.
See the eggs? Note the attire. Last evening, we rolled out the menu. Daughter C asked, “What’s the attire?” Mr. Big Food said, “Farm casual.”
Speak not injurious words, neither in jest nor earnest; Scoff at none, although they give you occasion. G. Washington’s “Rules of Behavior” as found in Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for the Seventh Grades (1898) Have you noticed that many of George’s rules have modern day versions? My father always said, “If you can’t
carrot cake by Daughter C The Carrot Cake by Daughter C is done. Reality. The kitchen in the apartment is not complete. I own a mahogany tea cart that my mother says could very well have been made in 1910. She says Baker Furniture was a very good furniture maker back in the
Be not hasty to believe flying reports to the disparagement of any. G. Washington’s “Rules of Behavior” as found in Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for the Seventh Grades (1898)
Go not thither where you know not whether you will be welcome or not. Give not advise without being asked; and when desired, do it briefly. G. Washington’s “Rules of Behavior” as found in Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for the Seventh Grades (1898).
Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. G. Washington’s “Rules of Behavior” as found in Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for the Seventh Grades (1898)
Never need a rhyme. Just step in time!
The pressure’s dropping like crazy. The wind is picking up. Clouds are rolling in. My special powers of weather prediction tell me it’s going to rain soon. Fortunately… Mr. Clack & Son finished getting the tin on the Big House this afternoon. It’s an interesting process. Lots of ladders and air compressors and Electrical tools
I like this little left-hand corner of my desk to be free from organization– to be free– to hold a pile of books I think I might want to come back to to which I think I might want to refer again someday. Oh! There it is. Stepping Stones to Literature (1898) George Washington Rules! When
AFC: — automatic frequency control — Air Force Cross — Appolo Flight Control BRB: — Borba (Yugoslav– Struggle– leading newspaper in Communist-controlled Yugoslavia) — British Railways Board FU: — Farmers Union — Friends University LOL: — length of lead (actual) — little old lady — Lobitos Oilfields Limited WTF: — will to fire — Waterford
It’s comin’ on Tuesday and I am nearly finished recovering from the Mississippi Philosophical Association Meeting and am ready to return to LoL– my Life of Leisure. Laugh out Loud! If I may… . Mindful folks have a sense of what it takes to entertain all proper like. But even mindful folks forget about the
That’s Bob over there on the left and Jesse on the screen on the right. Haha. Wonder how all that works out. Pic a funny pic: Jesse shooting.
Don’t you wish you were a Philosopher in Mississippi? Who’d gotten invited to the Mississippi Philosophical Association Meeting? The Reception for which is being held here at Farther Along Farm? You do. You know you do. ATTENTION! Everybody’s a philosopher! Come along! Join us!