Don't let your husband tie a guy wire for his ham radio antenna to the chimney.
Not getting what you want can sometimes be a good thing. • If someone offers you a breath mint—take it. • Most projects will take twice as long as you think, cost much more than you estimate and will require at least three trips to the store. • It is easier to stay out of trouble than get out of trouble. • Don’t underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. • When you are accumulating, you can’t imagine throwing the stuff out. When you are throwing stuff out, you can’t imagine how you accumulated it. • The more connected the world becomes; the worse the mass hysteria. • Never ask, “How bad could it be?” • Having diarrhea is bad. Having it in a public bathroom is worse. • Any time your sons come back from playing in the snow without stopping at the emergency room on the way—it is a good thing, • Don’t wash your car during arctic weather. And if you do—don’t lock the doors until the temperature warms up some. • It seems to me that a hand basket is a pretty silly thing to go to hell in.