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From forwarded e-mail, author unattributed:

"You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the Swiss hold the America's Cup, France is accusing the US of arrogance, and Germany doesn't want to go to war."

That's just downright amusing because it's so accurate!

"He who only lives wise lives a sad life."
-- Voltaire

Came across this today on a web site. It seems somewhat truly applied to me these days because I think I'm living a pretty wise life in the sense of holding down a regular steady job. But it sure is an unexciting one with no prospects for change, and to me that's kind of sad.

OTOH, it really was only a few months ago that I was in Egypt doing the opposite. Weird.

I find that wanderlust seems to be coming in ever shortening cycles these days. It used to strike every spring really badly after I stopped going abroad to Ireland for so many years in a row each May. Now it's a constant battle of desires to stay the course.

"Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under."
-- H. L. Mencken

True dat.

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