The lost art of eye contact

“It’s hard to hold a conversation with people when you’re not seeing them.” – Dale Ludwig

Walking in the footsteps

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence B. Kelland  

Three old friends

“Raising a dog is like a rainbow… Puppies are the joy at one end. Old dogs are the treasure at the other.”  – Anonymous

Different frequencies

“What we’ve got here . . . . . is failure to communicate.” – Strother Martin as the Captain – Cool Hand Luke

Now boarding . . . . . .

“When you’re young and fall off a horse, you may break something.  When you’re my age and you fall off, you splatter.” – Roy Rogers  

Staying in step

Big brothers – the only guys who will pick on you for their own entertainment and beat up anyone else who tries.

The lonely hallway

“Adulthood is a wonderful thing and brief.  You must be sure to enjoy it while it lasts.” – Marilynne Robinson, Gilead  

You are what you eat

“Like pornography, junk [food] might be tough to define but you know it when you see it.” – Mark Bittman  

Finding solitude

“A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that… Continue reading

In search of independence

“I’ll walk where my own nature would be leading. It vexes me to choose another guide.” – Charlotte Bronte,  Jane Eyre