l. Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood.
2. If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.
3. Keep your juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move.
4. Go very gently on the vices, such as carrying on in society – the social ramble ain’t restful.
5. Avoid running at all times.
6. Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.
MORE HELPFUL ADVICE FROM MANY SOURCES OCCAM’S RAZOR The principle of Occam’s razor suggests that the simplest hypothesis is usually the correct one - - or as the character Gil Grissom in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” succinctly puts it, if you hear hoofbeats “think horses, not zebras.” Michiko Kakutani. New York Times (February 16, 2010) **’ Don’t let your mouth write a check that your ass can’t cash. Anonymous Don’t fatten frogs for snakes. Anonymous When you discover you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount. Traditional wisdom of the Dakota Indians Here is a rule I recommend. Never practice two vices at once. Tallulah Bankhead What matters most is how well you walk through the fire. Charles Bukowski If Your Plan Is for 1 Year, Plant Rice. If Your Plan is for 10 Years, Plant Trees. If Your Plan Is for 100 Years, Educate Children Confucius It’s great there are so many demanding travelers who raise their voices. It makes it easier for the rest of us. Start out friendly and playful. The idea is to convey “I like you and want you to enjoy interaction.” Chris Voss, a former F.B. I. negotiator, on how to negotiate travel perks, in The New York Times (February 2, 2020) Travel Section Never give credence to ideas that occur to you indoors, said Nietzsche, which I think I’ll take as my New Year’s resolution. Jeremy Clarke The Spectator (l4 January 2006) A Japanese friend of mind gave me a piece of advice, which I should like to pass on to the general reader: Never, he said, go for the most beautiful girl in the brothel, avoid the best rooms – the ones on the first and second floors; the beautiful girls are irritable and greedy – they will certainly swindle you: always go to the third floor, where the plain girls will be much more pleased to see you, and consequently give you a better time. James Fenton. You Were Marvelous (Jonathan Cape, 1983) …don’t accept a ride in a car with another hitchhiker. Jules Feiffer. Backing Into Forward. (2010) When authorities warn you of the sinfulness of sex, there is an important lesson to be learned: Do not have sex with the authorities. Matt Groening
THE ANSWER IS: 345,465, 212 THE QUESTION IS: Where does Louis Phillips rank on Forbes’ list of the richest Americans? ** The doctor has told me that I have a disease known as“The Accountant’s Bookkeeping Disease.” That means my body has one set of cells that it shows to the doctor and a second set that is shown to the insurance companies. ** I am a very obedient human being. The other day I passed a shop that said “WATCH REPAIR.” So I did. ** CONTEMPLATING THE NONES Although some nuns Know about the nones, To me the nones Are one of the unknowns. No one I know Knows the nones. nones -- In the ancient Roman calendar the 7th day of March, May, July or October and on the 5th day of the other months. The American Heritage Dictionary (Fourth edition)