...to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future, which is precisely the present moment; to toe that line. -H D Thoreau

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be
to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. -
T. S. Eliot

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Y
ou may have heard warnings a million times, you may have imagined danger in a thousand details, but just try to recall a saying someone asked you to remember in the face of instant danger, (will you be able to?) just before getting struck by lightening or bit by a snake...
Squat and go up on Your Toes!
Red on Black Okay Jack, Red on Yellow Kills a Fellow!
And I know, it will take a few moments to pull up the
mental index card of the crash position, when I'll only have a jiffy to assume the posture.

It is forbidden to enter the public garden carrying flowers.- Jean Paulhan Les Fleurs de Taebes

Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of. -Mark Twain


Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop.

-Mickey
di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
...And then work through remembering the Court Jester mnemonic rhyme to which chalice holds the 'brew that is true'.

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