I read a lot, think a little, and now and then write down a few things.
When Democracy just won’t work, Vote Republican. /s
1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
2. The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
3.Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
From Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry into the Limits of the Possible: Arthur C. Clarke – 1962.
The girls rented a room over a tacoria. / At the time, it seemed such a good idea. / While the scenery is swell, / Not so much is the smell / Resulting from double black beans day! Ave Maria!
Because the violin had become such a cliché, he / Tuned it to match the tones of a ukulele. / He thought he was daring and edgy, / A musical Machiavelli, / But he never made it to play in the hall named after Carnegie.
Please note the point to which his gaze is drawn. / It’s a subtle flirtation. Oh yeah, it’s On! / So now we know / Even with peaches below, / The answer to “Where have all the flowers gone?” 8>)
So Grey Poupon is stuck in everyone’s minds / As shown in all these marvelous lines. / Well, I’m really quite flustered. / Today, I just can’t cut the mustard!/ I’m just as bland as French’s or Heinz. 8>(
“Adventures only make you late for dinner.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit (1937).
There once was an old man from Gloucester / Abducted by aliens in a flying saucer. / It was said in The Times, / It was because of his rhymes / Which the aliens considered superior to Chaucer’s. 8>)
Watching Annette’s name move from the vertical to a sloping horizontal gave me my first appreciation of continental drift. . . . 8>)
Frankly, I don’t care if you do or do not wear a mask. But I do request, since it’s a matter of “personal freedom,” that you leave me alone if choose to wear one, as a matter of “personal freedom.” I never ask anyone to “agree” with my choices, I but do expect my choice be “respected.”