The Wisdom in Experience

“We should be careful to get out of an Experience only the Wisdom that is in it … And stop there; Lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove lid again … and that is well; but she will also […]

Remember the Past

Those who cannot remember the Past are Condemned to Repeat it. George Santanya

The Mettle in a Tea Bag

A woman is like a tea bag … You never know how strong she is until you get her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt, contributed by Charles S. Thurston, M.D.

Fool’s Hill

When I was about 18 years old, and returned home from college one day, I said to Saline Blackson, the black woman who had had been my Mom’s maid for many years, and who had helped Mom raise me: “Saline, I’m sorry I was such a damned nuisance to you when I was a little […]


“Experience is the jockey, Education is the horse” taken from an old Clark Gable movie