Walmart does it again!
I saw these delightfully homely signs while taking the Monte Cristo scenic drive through rural northern Utah a few weeks ago.
This is the time of year that ranchers bring their sheep and cows down off federal land, where they’ve been grazing all summer.
Naturally, I had to wonder—Do only the slow sheep hang out on the road?
The fast sheep are quick enough to get out of the way of speeding cars! 😉
I spotted this fun sticker proclaiming automotive financial wisdom on a car in my workplace parking lot the other day!
As an aside—I’ve found debt-free living to be a highly satisfying lifestyle and I’m happy to own my own I-paid-for-it-with-cash vehicle. I recommend Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps as a great guide for budgeting, paying off debt, saving money, and building wealth.
I’m guessing that this person is 1) an ardent practitioner of crewel embroidery and 2) an admirer of the villainess in the The 101 Dalmatians!
“Crewel embroidery, or crewelwork, is a type of surface embroidery using wool. A wide variety of different embroidery stitches are used to follow a design outline applied to the fabric. The technique is at least a thousand years old.”
“I can explain it to the gentleman, but I cannot comprehend it for him.”
—Andrew Jacobs, Jr., American congressman, 1969
“I’ve been called worse things by better people.”
—Pierre Trudeau, Canadian prime minister
“Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.”
—Jorge Luis Borges, Argentinian writer
“I’m right, and you’re smart, and sooner or later you’ll see I’m right.”
— Charles Munger, American businessman
Here are some fun sayings and quotations about family:
Some family trees have beautiful leaves, and some just have a bunch of nuts.
It is the nuts that make the tree worth shaking.
Friends come and go, but relatives tend to accumulate.
He who has no fools, knaves, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightning.
—Old English proverb
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
—George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright
I don’t have to look up my family tree because I know that I’m the sap.
—Fred Allen, American comedian
Can a first cousin once removed be returned?