dennis scharnberg

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up and scoot

We are scornful of our ancestors because, at a certain level, we realize that they lived and we do not.

Nigel Swoone,  Old Theories of Time.

long winter evening

Challenge:  Find a single redeeming feature of Joe Kennedy.

Winslow Crabb,  A More Satisfactory World.

fish in bowl

“Remove all constraints!” sang Dr. Freud.

Corliss Archer,  Boarding the Crazy Train.

four and twenty

“All I can remember is that lazy sneer on her face.  And I kept wondering where the hell that came from.”

Will Bestwyck,  Letters From Mr. Palindrome.

admiring the shrubbery

Randomness is a useful illusion.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.

needle and thread

awed or even

Andrew Tertullian,  Pandora’s Ponderous Puns.

hither and yon

“But the carpet doesn’t harmonize with the wallpaper, William.  Not in the least.”

Burdyce Goode,  Philosophy of Vegetables.

into the cold

farther  and  sun

Andrew Tertullian,  Pandora’s Ponderous Puns.

lender is liable

“Harpo might be wonderful, Lisa.  I don’t know.  All I’m saying is that he isn’t funny.”

Benedict Elder,  A Cosmopolitan Paradise.

well rounded tale

Stumbling upon it is far better than arriving by reason.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.