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don_socalAugust 12, 2013

Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Dr. Seuss

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
Dr. Seuss

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.
Dr. Seuss

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
Dr. Seuss

A person's a person, no matter how small.
Dr. Seuss

Adults are obsolete children.
Dr. Seuss

House at Pooh Corner
Loggins and Messina

Christopher Robin and I walked along
Under branches lit up by the moon
Posing our questions to Owl and Eeyore
As our days disappeared all too soon
But I've wandered much further today than I should
And I can't seem to find my way back to the Wood

So help me if you can
I've got to get back
To the House at Pooh Corner by one
You'd be surprised
There's so much to be done
Count all the bees in the hive
Chase all the clouds from the sky
Back to the days of Christopher Robin and Pooh

Winnie the Pooh doesn't know what to do
Got a honey jar stuck on his nose
He came to me asking help and advice
From here no one knows where he goes
So I sent him to ask of the Owl if he's there
How to loosen a jar from the nose of a bear

Help me if you can
I've got to get back
To the House at Pooh Corner by one
You'd be surprised
There's so much to be done
Count all the bees in the hive
Chase all the clouds from the sky
Back to the days of Christopher Robin and Pooh

It's hard to explain how a few precious things
Seem to follow throughout all our lives
After all's said and done I was watching my son
Sleeping there with my bear by his side
So I tucked him in, I kissed him and as I was going
I swear that the old bear whispered "Boy welcome home"

Believe me if you can
I've finally come back
To the House at Pooh Corner by one
What do you know
There's so much to be done
Count all the bees in the hive
Chase all the clouds from the sky
Back to the days of Christopher Robin
Back to the ways of Christopher Robin
Back to the days of Pooh

Here is a link that might be useful: House at Pooh Corner - Loggins and Messina

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mawheel

Every one of the quotes is a gem, which proves to me it doesn't take big words or convoluted thought processes to convey a lot of wisdom in a small package.

As always, thanks, Don, for starting my day off right. :>)

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 6:53AM
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anneliese_32(6)

What a delight, Dr. Seuss and Pooh. When it comes to story time I wish I had some little ones around to have a reason to read these book, but the Dr. Seuss ones I can recite, I had to read them so often.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 8:01AM
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lilosophie

Lovely start to Monday, doesn't get much better than this! Thanks

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 9:02AM
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surya55_gw

Thanks, Don. I needed this. Have a great day!

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 11:04AM
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west_gardener

You and Dr. Seuss made my day. You for posting the quotes and Dr. Seuss for making it possible,
Thanks Don.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 6:51PM
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