travellin' man day 3

January 17, 2006
Mortality Quotes of the Moment
"There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval."
--George Santayana

"After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box."
--Italian Proverb

"As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death."
--Leonardo da Vinci

"I am not dying, not anymore than any of us are at any moment. We run, hopefully as fast as we can, and then everyone must stop. We can only choose how we handle the race."
--Hugh Elliott

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."
--Isaac Asimov

Birthday of the Moment
Happy 300th Ben Franklin! What a guy. If we have to have mostly presidents on our money, he makes one hell of a good idea for an exception.