Thursday, June 30, 2011
Eye of newt, and toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog, adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, lizard's leg, and owlet's wing. For a charm of powerful trouble, like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
- Witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth
Some days it seems like someone has made you drink the potion described above. Or as a wise philosopher once said, some days you are the dog and some days you are the hydrant. When these events arise we need only remember "This too shall pass". Once during an incredibly violent and long lasting thunder storm, a traveler asked an old timer if he thought it would stop raining. The old timer responded "It always has before!"
Carpe diem! It is the only one we have