Sayings

“Our heads are round so our thoughts can change direction.” (Francis Picabia)
“Extremism makes you stupider.” (David Brooks)
Hard part of riding a tiger is getting off. (Chinese saying?)
“Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison, then waiting for the rat to die.” (Anne Lamott)

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pipe smoking cow lady

Drawing by Tom Jones.

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Happy Words

A word is a terrible thing to lose.

Rescued Words by Wallace Stevens:
fubbed
gobbet
diaphanes
pannicles
carked
rapey
cantilena
fiscs
phylactery
princox
funest

hot air club

Buzzer’s Hot Air Club. 1906 post card. Copyright 2018 James Mansfield Nichols. All rights reserved.

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Two Testaments

THE BOOK OF DON’T
Waste not.
Want not.
Kill not.
Lust not.
Rage not.
Curse not.
Gawk not.
Binge not.
Lie not.
Lay not.

THE BOOK OF DO
Do not.

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“Abstract Bull”

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Double-Sided Watercolor

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“Steer”

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