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A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.   Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin(January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rodbifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions.  He founded many civic organizations, including Philadelphia’s fire department and the University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

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Rejuvenating

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Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating; the mind is like a car battery – it recharges by running.  Bill Watterson

William BoydBillWatterson II (born July 5, 1958) is an American cartoonist and the author of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, which was syndicated from 1985 to 1995. Watterson stopped drawing Calvin and Hobbes at the end of 1995 with a short statement to newspaper editors and his readers that he felt he had achieved all he could in the medium. Watterson is known for his negative views on licensing and comic syndication and his move back into private life after he was done drawing Calvin and Hobbes. Watterson was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, whose suburban Midwestern United Statessetting was part of the inspiration for Calvin and Hobbes.

 

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Forget

“My presence of mind is frequently absent.” Rain Bojangles

Sorry to all my followers, I did not post anything yesterday, got a little caught up in my life, will put up another something today to make up for it. But I think yesterday was the first daily posting I have missed since I started this on Dec 1 of last year.