encumbered with your old nonsense

June 17, 2005

Quote of the Moment
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson, fwd'd to me by my mom this morning...I'm not usually a big fan of the transcendentalists, but it's a good quote. Actually it reminds me of that old philisophical idea of sleep being a small death, and morning being a new birth...

Laffy Taffy of the Moment
"What is the begining of eternity and the end of time and space?"
"The letter e"
--Ooh, I like the apocalyptic bent of that one. It's like Sesame Street meets Billy Graham.