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January 6, 2009

...and now a word from Galileo:

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January 9, 2009

...and now a word from Friedrich Nietzsche:

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February 13, 2009

...and now a word from Donald Trump.

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March 15, 2009

...and now a word from Robert Mugabe

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Yeah? And how's that working out for you, Mr.Bazillion Percent Inflation?


March 27, 2009

and now a word from George Carlin...

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NOTE: I happen to prefer the '70's George Carlin.

April 3, 2009

and now a word from Woody Allen...

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April 17, 2009

and now a word from Robert De Niro...

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April 22, 2009

and now a word from Albert Einstein...

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Yes, Virginia, there is an Earth Day....


April 30, 2009

and now a word from Ronald Reagan...

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May 6, 2009

and now a word from John Adams...

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May 9, 2009

and now a word from Blutarsky...

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May 18, 2009

and now a word from Ann Coulter...

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May 24, 2009

and now a word from General George S. Patton...

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In remembrance...

May 29, 2009

and now a word from Steven Wright...

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June 9, 2009

and now a word from Theodore Roosevelt...

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June 23, 2009

and now a word from George Orwell...

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July 3, 2009

and now a word from King George III...

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Well, it's been 233 years since the world's greatest de-pantsing and we're still rockin' in the free world! HAVE A HAPPY FOURTH, MY FELLOW YANKEE DOODLERS!

July 23, 2009

and now a word from Vladimir Lenin...

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Let's be skeptical of ObamaCare, people.

July 28, 2009

and now a word from Henry Louis Gates...

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August 3, 2009

and now a word from Vince Lombardi...

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August 10, 2009

and now a word from Richard Lewis...

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August 23, 2009

and now a word from Ross Perot...

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September 7, 2009

and now a word from Mark Twain...

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Happy Labor Day, y'all.

September 16, 2009

and now a word from Richard Nixon...

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September 30, 2009

and now a word from Mahatma Ghandi...

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(A shout-out to Terwiliger for this quote suggestion.)

October 8, 2009

and now a word from John Brown...

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October 11, 2009

and now a word from Alfred Nobel...

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Congratulations, President Obama. You proved his point.

October 12, 2009

and now a word from a carpenter's level...

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October 16, 2009

and now a word from Alfred Hitchcock...

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November 2, 2009

and now a word from Elvis Costello...

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November 9, 2009

and now a word from Kurt Vonnegut...

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November 18, 2009

and now a word about Sarah Palin...

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November 26, 2009

and now an outtake from Neil Young...

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I dare anyone out there NOT to sing this in a high nasally voice, sitting at the table across from your uncle, the ex-hippy.

Happy Thanksgiving, y'all!

December 9, 2009

and now a word from George Custer...

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December 30, 2009

and now a word from Tom Waits...

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January 9, 2010

and now a word from Pete Rose...

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January 17, 2010

and now a word from Conan O'Brien...

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January 26, 2010

and now a word from Scott Brown...

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Talk about Mass. appeal....

January 29, 2010

and now a word from Andy Warhol...

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February 8, 2010

and now a word from John McEnroe...

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Lately, I've been missing McEnroe, Connors, Borg, Nastase....early 80's pro tennis. There's something missing, maybe that "international gunslinger" vibe, in modern tennis.

February 17, 2010

and now a word from Devon Cox...

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February 27, 2010

and now a word from Barak Obama...

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March 10, 2010

and now a word from Newt Gingrich...

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March 16, 2010

and now a word from Alexander Hamilton...

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March 21, 2010

and now a word from Adolf Hitler...

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March 26, 2010

and now a word from Edward Murrow...

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April 2, 2010

and now a word from Jed Clampet...

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April 9, 2010

and now a word from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad...

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And lying your ass off is just fine?

Charles Krauthammer wrote a sharp and insightful piece on the signing of the arms reduction treaty that examines how rogue nations just may benefit from this agreement.


April 14, 2010

and now a word from Bono...

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April 29, 2010

and now a word from Charles Darwin...

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May 7, 2010

and now a word from Philip Johnson...

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May 14, 2010

and now a word from Joseph Stalin...

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May 18, 2010

and now a word from Lou Reed...

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May 30, 2010

and now a word from Ulysses S. Grant...

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I find Memorial Day a somber, introspective sort of holiday that requires acknowledging our soldiers' ultimate sacrifice; yet, it's a time to enjoy the fruits of the very things they held dear: Strength, Loyalty, Courage, Honor.

America will always be worth protecting as long as we are worthy of peace.

Have an inspiring Memorial Day.


June 9, 2010

and now a word from Robert Frost...

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June 14, 2010

and now a word from Frank Burns...

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June 26, 2010

and now a word from Ralph Waldo Emerson...

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June 30, 2010

and now a word from Truman Capote...

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July 7, 2010

and now a word from Frank Zappa...

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July 18, 2010

and now a word from Prince...

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His music? Love it. His style? Provocative. His grasp of reality? Not so much.


July 26, 2010

and now a word from Bob Dylan...

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August 11, 2010

and now a word from Joan Baez...

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August 21, 2010

and now a word from Sun Tzu...

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August 31, 2010

and now a word from Blaise Pascal...

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September 3, 2010

and now a word from Ty Webb...

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September 10, 2010

and now a word from Yogi Berra...

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September 19, 2010

and now a word from Abraham Lincoln...

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September 26, 2010

and now a word from Josephine Baker...

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October 5, 2010

and now a word from Voltaire...

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October 12, 2010

and now a word from Groucho Marx...

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October 17, 2010

and now a word from Henry Kissinger...

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November 1, 2010

and now a word from Warren G. Harding...

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Amidst the hubbub of the Roaring Twenties, Harding's administration was rife with corruption. Yet, if you look into his actual accomplishments, they stand up quite well. He died in office and Calvin Coolidge took over.


November 10, 2010

and now a word from Otto von Bismarck...

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November 15, 2010

and now a word from Arthur Fonzarelli...

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November 22, 2010

and now a word from Willy Wonka...

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December 4, 2010

and now a word from C. Everett Koop...

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I'm pretty sure he was refering to cigarettes, but I like to think it could be applied to soft socialism.


December 10, 2010

and now a word from Garrison Keillor...

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December 17, 2010

and now a word from Che Guevara...

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December 20, 2010

and now a word from Tiny Tim...

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December 30, 2010

and now a word from T. S. Eliot...

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January 5, 2011

and now a word from John Huston...

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January 15, 2011

and now a word from Fran Lebowitz...

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January 23, 2011

and now a word from P. J. O'Rourke...

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January 29, 2011

and now a word from Jimi Hendrix...

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February 9, 2011

and now a word from Sigmund Freud...

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February 20, 2011

and now a word from Edgar Allen Poe...

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February 27, 2011

and now a word from Charles Dickens...

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March 4, 2011

and now a word from Carl Von Clausewitz...

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Couldn't help but offer up a quote that alluded to today's date,"MARCH FORTH!".

March 10, 2011

and now a word from Oliver Wendell Holmes...

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March 15, 2011

and now a word from Lenny Bruce...

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For all you youngsters out there, do yourself a favor and try to find some performance clips from Lenny Bruce. He practically invented hipster firebrand humor.

March 23, 2011

and now a word from Muammar Gadhafi...

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April 7, 2011

and now a word from Bette Davis...

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May 1, 2011

and now a word from Benito Mussolini...

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May 7, 2011

and now a word from Ayn Rand...

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May 13, 2011

and now a word from Will Rogers...

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May 29, 2011

and now a word from Omar Bradley...

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Have a thankful Memorial Day, y'all.

June 6, 2011

and now a word from Miguel De Cervantes...

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June 13, 2011

and now a word from Cristobal Colon...

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I've been reading up on Colon's extraordinary life, discovering myth after myth that is nothing but hype and overzealous PR. (Sheesh, he's NOT even ITALIAN. His folks were Spanish and he only grew up in Genoa.)

June 20, 2011

and now a word from Jim Ignatowski...

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June 29, 2011

and now a word from Carl Sagan...

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July 5, 2011

and now a word from Henry Adams...

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July 11, 2011

and now a word from Eleanor Roosevelt...

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If you haven't laughed so hard you've damaged your pancreas, may I recommend "Taladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby".

July 25, 2011

and now a word from Audrey Hepburn...

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August 3, 2011

and now a word from Keith Haring...

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August 12, 2011

and now a word from Howard Cosell...

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August 18, 2011

and now a word from Immanuel Kant...

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August 27, 2011

and now a word from Mrs. Fromple...

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I'd love to find a few of my elementary school teachers and laugh in their collective self-righteous, soul-dead faces.

Issues? Naaaaaaahh.....


September 7, 2011

and now a word from Nicolo Machiavelli...

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September 18, 2011

and now a word from Kojak...

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September 24, 2011

and now a word from Mitt Romney...

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October 4, 2011

and now a word from Solomon...

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October 14, 2011

and now a word from Xarvoodu Kreth...

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October 20, 2011

and now a word from Henry David Thoreau...

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October 28, 2011

and now a word from Henry Ford...

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November 7, 2011

and now a word from Sting...

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A cordial hat tip to Terwiliger for the oddly funny suggestion.

November 16, 2011

and now a word from Pablo Picasso...

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November 29, 2011

and now a word from John Lennon...

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December 13, 2011

and now a word from Benjamin Franklin...

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I was commissioned to do this particular "and now a word from..." (8" x 5" on watercolor paper) by my good friend Doug Johnson who has a been a fan of the site for a while. He thought this would make a unique gift for his wife who happens to love a nice glass of wine.

Let me remind you that I'm available for customized versions of ANAWF. The possibilities are endless.

December 21, 2011

and now a word from Victor Borge...

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All I want for Christmas is Victor Borge's sense of humor. Check out some of his classic bits on Youtube.

January 4, 2012

and now a word from Margaret Thatcher...

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January 11, 2012

and now a word from Thomas Aquinas...

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January 20, 2012

and now a word from Euripides...

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January 27, 2012

and now a word Louis XIV...

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This was suggested by Devon Cox. Who knew?

February 3, 2012

and now a word from Julius Caesar...

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February 4, 2012

Graphic Novel Cover Illustration Idea...

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This is my entry for this week's Illustration Friday theme: SUSPENSE. Wanna see the other talented efforts? Really? You sure? I mean...you know...it can be kind a...well...how shall I put it?

February 15, 2012

and now a word from The Dude...

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February 20, 2012

and now a word from Abraham Lincoln (sort of)...

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Enjoy your Presidents Day, folks.

Still waiting on House Majority Whip Day.

COMMENTS are now OPEN

March 1, 2012

and now a word from Isaac Asimov...

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March 17, 2012

and now a word from Ludwig Van Beethoven,..

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March 26, 2012

and now a word from Sir Edmund Hillary...

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April 1, 2012

and now a word from Anthony Davis...

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April 11, 2012

and now a word from Tom Wolfe...

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April 19, 2012

and now a word from Vladimir Putin...

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April 27, 2012

and now a word from Lao Tzu...

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May 3, 2012

and now a word from Nefertiti...

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May 28, 2012

and now a word from General Stonewall Jackson...

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May your Memorial Day be a thankful one.

June 8, 2012

and now a word from Ray Bradbury...

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Science fiction giant, Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) will remain a platinum standard of highly thoughtful and entertaining stories that reveled in our shortcomings yet burnished our desire to redeem humankind.

June 18, 2012

and now a word from Oscar Wilde...

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July 3, 2012

and now a word from Albert Shweitzer...

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July 17, 2012

and now a word from Richard Petty...

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July 24, 2012

and now a word from William Butler Yeats...

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August 13, 2012

and now a word from Paul Ryan...

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August 23, 2012

and now a word from Herman Melville...

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August 30, 2012

and now a word from Charles Mingus...

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September 7, 2012

And now a word from John Steinbeck...

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September 16, 2012

and now a word from Socrates...

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October 10, 2012

and now a word from Emile Zola...

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October 20, 2012

and now a word from Miles Davis...

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I believe that sentiment applies to drawing, too.

November 2, 2012

and now a word from Dan Rather...

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I had more fun with this one than a proctologist at a Klan meeting.

November 12, 2012

and now a word from William T. Sherman...

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November 30, 2012

and now a word from Veruca Salt...

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A memorable character from the 1971 movie, "Willie Wonka And the Chocolate Factory", Veruca Salt met her demise when she greedily tried to possess Wonka's Golden Eggs. Her infamous declaration "I want it NOW!" became her epitaph.

December 9, 2012

and now a word from Andrew Jackson...

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December 28, 2012

and now a word from Warren Zevon...

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January 5, 2013

and now a word from Sammy Davis, Jr....

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January 10, 2013

and now a word from Carl Spackler....

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January 17, 2013

and now a word from Han Solo....

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January 21, 2013

and now a word from Martin Luther King, Jr.....

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February 4, 2013

and now a word from....

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March 10, 2013

and now a word from Ted Nugent....

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March 22, 2013

and now a word from Casey Stengel...

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April 11, 2013

and now a word from Laurie Anderson...

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April 20, 2013

and now a word from Dr. Seuse...

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May 6, 2013

and now a word from Achilles...

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May 17, 2013

and now a word from Pyotr Tchaikovsky...

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May 27, 2013

and now a word from Dwight D. Eisenhower...

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With gratitude and somber remembrance; Memorial Day, 2013.

June 3, 2013

and now a word from Michelangelo Buonarroti...

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Not historically accurate, but very truthy. There was no love lost between the two.

June 19, 2013

and now a word from William Blake...

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June 29, 2013

and now a word from Gilda Radner...

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July 4, 2013

and now a word from Abraham Lincoln...

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Happy 237th, my fellow countrymen! May your Independence Day be one of inspiration and gratitude.

July 25, 2013

and now a word from Arturo Toscanini...

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August 15, 2013

and now a word from Marcel Duchamp...

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August 26, 2013

and now a word from Malcolm X...

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What got my attention about this quote is how it goes against everything Martin Luther King Jr. stood for, yet, oddly enough, King was on good terms with the hot-headed radical.

How many people are waiting on HIS marble likeness on The Mall?

September 20, 2013

and now a word from Harpo Marx...

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October 7, 2013

and now a word from Orson Wells...

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October 29, 2013

and now a word from Kurt Vonnegut...

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November 3, 2013

and now a word from Ed Koch...

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December 4, 2013

and now a word from Francis Bacon...

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December 14, 2013

and now a word from Sigmund Freud...

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"Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine."


December 24, 2013

A Christmas Wish

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To everyone who has participated in this experiment and find a certain joy in creativity, may your Christmas be filled with glad tidings. And for years to come....

January 7, 2014

and now a word from Alfred Hitchcock...

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January 16, 2014

and now a word from John Waters...

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February 3, 2014

and now a word from Ayman Al-Zawahiri...

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February 28, 2014

and now a word from Will Rogers...

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How much would Will Rogers have enjoyed ribbing the news coming out of Washington these days?

March 10, 2014

and now a word from Joseph Stalin...

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March 18, 2014

and now a word from George Carlin...

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September 1, 2014

and now a word from Moshe Dayan...

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