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  • Friday, December 25, 2009

    Nuggets of Fun and Wisdom

    1. Forbidden fruits create many jams.

    Did you know St. Paul was not only a tent maker by trade, but a baker too? Acts 16 says, ". . . he then went to Fill-a-pie . . . " (Philippi).

    3. Why does your eye always itch when your hand is in the dough?

    4. A dollar will get you a ride on the subway. Garlic will get you a seat. (Quote seen in a natural food store & cafeteria in Canada)

    5. "The more you're able to walk with your hands open, you are in the right posture to give as well as receive." (Patricia Lentz)

    6. "Food is very forgiving. It let's you learn from past mistakes." (Patricia Lentz on creating Ginger Bread Houses.)

    7. "Food is a balance between nurturing and nourishing. Be advised it can also be used to manipulate." (Patricia Lentz)

    8. “The noblest of all dogs is the hot-dog; it feeds the hand that bites it.”
    Laurence J. Peter (1919 – 90) Canadian educator and writer

    9. “Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.” Thomas Fuller (1654 – 1734) English physician and writer

    10. "Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife." (Proverbs 17:1 KJV)

    11. "Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live." Socrates, from Plutarch, How a Young Man Ought to Hear Poems

    15. "The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." Calvin Trillin, US columnist (1935 - )

    16. "
    If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world." J. R. R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973)

    17. "Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine -- how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beautified Strawberry." John Keats, English lyric poet (1795 - 1821)

    18. "And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul."
    Plato, 427 BC - 347 BC

    19. Life is a piece of cake--each ingredient (like every one of our trials) on its own leaves a nasty taste in your mouth, but eventually when it's all put together it's oh so good. (Debby)