Tuesday, December 31, 2013

did you know this?


Chris Hadfield is afraid of heights.

Monday, December 30, 2013


"80% of what an actor does is speech."
- Peter O'Toole

Sunday, December 29, 2013


"Jesus said to be careful if the world is only saying good things about you."
- Cardinal of New York, Timothy Michael Dolan

Friday, December 27, 2013


"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."
- Oscar Wilde

Thursday, December 26, 2013


"Playing Shakespeare pays the soul but not the rent."
- Stacy Keach

"If you're not upsetting someone in business you're doing something wrong."
- Dave McClure

routine


Charles Dickens wrote from 9am to 2pm daily.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013



Are you a psychopath? Take the test here.

Monday, December 23, 2013


"Brave is he, who possessing strength displays it not, and lives in humble ways."
- Guru I. Majh Rag

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Sunday, December 22, 2013

routine


"The first thing I do is write the last line."
- John Irving

Saturday, December 21, 2013


"When she was diagnosed as terminal, Jackie Kennedy took one last walk through Central Park."
- Patti Smith

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

a source for firewood in Cambridge


Greg's Firewood

For all your Firewood needs

hardwood and campfire wood

519 743 6651

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Monday, December 16, 2013



"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies."
- Matin Luther King, Jr.

have you any unanswered calls inside you that you don't understand or can't qualify?

Sunday, December 15, 2013


"Swearing is practically a vitamin."
- Douglas Coupland

Saturday, December 14, 2013

birds don't have taste buds



The average age of the Founding Fathers was 43.

"I wanted to be the instigator of new ideas."
- David Bowie

Friday, December 13, 2013


"Tell me what you eat and I'll tell you who you are."
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
The nine-to-five workday is hell for creative workers.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

without a tongue I'm nothing



Q: How do you know it's funny?

A: If I laugh it's funny.

Monday, December 9, 2013


Pigeon was originally imported to the new world as a source of food.

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"The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself."
- Benjamin Franklin

Sunday, December 8, 2013



"I'm not trying to sell something; I'm trying to share the wonder of this entire experience."
- Chris Hadfield

"In the USA, one-third of bank tellers are on social assistance."
- James Carville

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“I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying."
- Nelson Mandela

Saturday, December 7, 2013


"It always seems impossible until it's done."
- Nelson Mandela

Thursday, December 5, 2013

17th century quota


One thousand tea cups were to be produced daily by a single potter.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

last words


"Why not?" or according to William Shatner "Of course."
- Timothy Leary

"We've never been smarter; we've never been stupider."
- Douglas Coupland

Monday, December 2, 2013


"There's either respect or no respect (there's no friendship) because we fight constantly."
- Three time World Champion Niki Lauda on Formula 1 

Friday, November 29, 2013


"Nothing other than a battle lost is as melancholy as a battle won."
- Duke of Wellington

Thursday, November 28, 2013


"Very early in my life it was too late."
- Marguerite Duras, The Lover

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

routine


"I start writing at about 10am and finish whenever the muses leave me - say 5pm. Then I soak in my heated pool."
- Quentin Tarantino

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

out of the monastery


"The reality is being out there with people who push your buttons."
- Hedwig Bakker

"Reindeer fur is the warmest known to man."
- The Nature of Things

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"78% of NFL players, 60% of NBA players and a very large percentage of MLB players (4x that of the average U.S. citizen) file bankruptcy within five years of retirement." Source here.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

environmentalism


"Even if we knew for sure that we were going to fail (which we don't), what could men of good conscience do but fight until the very end?"
- Jacques Cousteau

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


"Be kind because everyone you meet is fighting a great battle in their own life."
- Gloria Vanderbilt

Monday, November 18, 2013

the man who drove him the hardest


"Set your goals so high that you can't achieve them in your lifetime."
- Ted Turner's father

Sunday, November 17, 2013


"... people don't live or die, people just float."
- Bob Dylan

Friday, November 15, 2013


"Invention requires a long-term willingness to be misunderstood."
- Jeff Bezos

Thursday, November 14, 2013


"Every dream is a wish."
- Sigmund Freud

Tuesday, November 12, 2013


"Death had to take him sleeping or he would have put up a fight."
- on Theodore Roosevelt

Monday, November 11, 2013

on "Do the Right Thing"


"It took me ten days to write the screenplay."
- Spike Lee

a place to eat in Detroit


Yelp review here.

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Saturday, November 9, 2013



Go where there is no path and leave a trail.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013


"It's not you that owns stuff; it's stuff that owns you."
- John McAfee

"When you have nothing to say, say nothing."
- Sting

Monday, November 4, 2013


"Hell is other people."
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Sunday, November 3, 2013