Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson My rating: 5 of 5 stars There were times when I thought this book, "We Have Always Lived in the Castle" was a retelling of Shirley Jackson's famous short story, "The Lottery." Six years before all but three members...

Sometimes, When I’m Bored, I Google

Google has an interesting feature I use when I need a little inspiration or when I feel like looking for something, but I don't know what I want to look for. Open the Google search page and just click on the bar that says, "I'm Feeling Lucky." Usually, I don't enter...

I Have a Little Running Joke with My Granddaughter

My granddaughter and I have a lot of fun when we're together. I have a number of running jokes I use with her. For instance, I try to use her name at least once in any story I read her. I also try to change something in the story. That way I know if she's paying...

Proud to be an American

If tomorrow all the things were gone I'd worked for all my life And I had to start again with just my children and my wife I'd thank my lucky stars to be living here today 'Cause the flag still stands for freedom and they can't take that away And I'm proud to be an...

There are Rules… and Then There May Be Rules

It often seems to me Twitter should suspend Donald Trump's Twitter account for violation of Twitter's Rules. It seems to me he has often violated these two rules. Abuse: You may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone, or incite other people to do so. We...

Sayings of Caledon Pritz

Not Guessing

“Got my glasses fixed yesterday. I’m really pleased cuz they were cleaned, too. Now I’m not guessing as much when I drive.” ~ Caledon

Barking

“I thought the neighbor’s dog finally went to sleep, but apparently, there was still another hours worth of important barking to do.” ~ Caledon Pritz

Closure

Maybe you’re waiting for closure, even though you’ve already gotten it.” ~ Caledon Pritz

Waste

Life’s a waste of time.” ~ Caledon

Applause

If no one applauds when you walk on stage, does that mean you aren’t there?” ~ Caledon Pritz

Being Old

A man is not old until his ears are too big for his head.” ~ Caledon

Dreams

If you’re not building your own dreams, then whose are you building?” ~ Caledon Pritz

For Some

For some life is a catastrophe, for others it is merely an apostrophe.” ~ Caledon Pritz

Look Out…

“Be careful Mrs. Butterworth, things could get a bit sticky around here.” ~ Caledon Pritz

Gifts

Don’t let the past steal your gifts.” ~ Caledon Pritz

Caviar or Peanut Butter

A $200 ounce of caviar is no more filling that a 20¢ ounce of peanut butter.” ~ Caledon Pritz

The Day

“Either you run the day, or you run away.” ~ Caledon

Yesterday

Yesterday might have been terrible, but stop fretting about it. You made it to today, and that’s good.” ~ Caledon Pritz

Life

A difficult thing about life is letting things be what they are rather than trying to make them what you want them to be” ~ Caledon Pritz

Life… Again

“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% what happens to you, or is it the other way around?” ~ Caledon Pritz

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