Thursday, November 16, 2017

16 Nov 17 - 1138 ET - 10 QUOTES, ETC

*Because of my eye surgery yesterday I was not allowed coffee until after the 

operation, this morning I'm so grateful that I can have early morning coffee 


*If God is in charge in Heaven and the devil is in charge in hell, who is in charge

of us remaining here on earth?

*Getting mad and/or angry accomplishes nothing. Relax and pretend like your 

talking to God.

*May those who show kindness be blessed, may those who do not let us pray for.

*"On Google's search page: "Chinua Achebe's 87th Birthday."

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Chinua Achebe

Nigerian novelist

"Chinua Achebe was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. His first 

novel Things Fall Apart, often considered his best, is the most widely read book 

in modern African literature. He won the Man Booker International Prize in 2007. 

Born: November 16, 1930, Ogidi, Anambra

Died: March 21, 2013, Boston, MA

Full name: Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe

Education: University of London, University of Ibadan


^One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.

^When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he 

tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.

^A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself.

*Make amends to those who you have wronged today, your tomorrows may 

never come.

*I'll take away the small American flags out in front of house today, 5 days after

Veteran's Day, but still remembering that our country is "The Land Of The Free 

Because Of The Brave." 

*Carolyn, Ryan and I have our own floors in the house. Ryan is on the top floor,

Carolyn is on the middle floor and I'm in the basement. We also have our own 

fridges and microwaves. 

*There are still things I need to do outdoors, but not today with a high 

temperature of 39°. I'll just wait until Saturday with a high temperature of 55° 

and next Tuesday with a high temperature of 51°.

*I've heard of Global Warming, but why is it so cold here?

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