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I don't care what's right or wrong, I don't try to understand.


From the song "Help Me Make it Through the Night"
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- Sung by Kris Kristofferson

With the coming of spring, I am calm again.


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- Gustav Mahler

Don’t Forget the Thank You Notes

When my sister and I were little girls, our mother and father made us write thank you notes. I remember one time my brother’s girlfriend brought us pretty little bracelets. We dutifully sat down and wrote one thank you note together. When our parents found out they insisted that we write separate ones, but we succeeded with just the one. The note, after all, had already been written we told our parents, and thus won the battle!

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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
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- Helen Keller

“Sweet April showers, do spring May flowers.” This is a popular rhyme often heard around springtime, and can be traced back to the mid 1500s.

- THOMAS TUSSER, “A Hundred Good Points of Husbandry”