Fun Friday: This meme is me…

Okay – so the title of this post looks like someone is warming up to sing. Well, I will not be torturing your ears today. I will save that for another day.

Let’s start with the definition of a “meme” (according to Google):

meme/mēm/

  1. An element of a culture or behavior that may be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, esp. imitation.
  2. An image, video, etc. that is passed electronically from one Internet user to another.

An example of a popular visual meme is the Continue reading

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Fun (and Franklin) Friday: Quotes by Ben Franklin

ben franklin quotesYears ago I read one of the most interesting biographies that I could imagine. The subject, Ben Franklin, quickly became one of my favorite historical figures. I find his wit and witticisms to make me smile, ponder and chuckle. Here are a few of my favorites:

  • By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
  • Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
  • Energy and persistence conquer all things.
  • Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
  • A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
  • Creditors have better memories than debtors.
  • I guess I don’t so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old.

And my all time favorite…

  • Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.