“Quotidian” is a fancy word that means “commonplace” or “everyday,” which is a little ironic. “Redux” is another fancy word that means “brought back” or “revived.” This 10-List is another collection of everyday wisdom (and a few wisecracks) from your ol’ pal Firewater, the wisest man in my home office. For a person who has […]Read more "10-List: Quotidian Quotes Redux"
I know, some of this isn’t necessarily “wisdom” in the classic sense of the word. Some are just observations or wisecracks. Personally, wisdom is as scarce around my house these days as paper products during a pandemic. It’s estimated that 40,000 people a year die in US traffic fatalities. Here’s a stray thought you probably […]Read more "10-List: Another Serving of Quotidian Quotes (Firewater’s Everyday Wisdom)"
More practical wisdom and/or observations for the list-minded web-surfer. Several of the people I’ve heard use the phrase “it’s time to fish or cut bait” have probably never fished or cut bait. Not even once. It’s only fair, I guess. I’ve never thought outside the box, shifted a paradigm or raised a bar. Not even […]Read more "10-List: Again, Quotidian Quotes (Firewater’s List of Everyday Wisdom)"
Practical wisdom for the list-minded web-surfer. They say that two alcoholic drinks a day is the recommended maximum for men. I’m saving mine up for the weekend. Remember this: You can’t sing as well as you think you can, no matter what your family tells you. When an ink pen begins to give you trouble, […]Read more "10-List: Even More Quotidian Quotes (Firewater’s List of Everyday Wisdom)"
More commonplace wisdom for those of you open to advice during your personal pursuit of happiness. I’m not claiming that all of these are original thoughts. I’m just claiming to have included them in a 10-List. And, you can quote me on that. The video rental places may have all closed, but this advice […]Read more "10-List: Quotidian Quotes, Part Deux (Firewater’s List of Everyday Wisdom)"
“Quotidian” is a highly unusual word that means “everyday” or “ordinary.” Which I think is ironic. I’m not claiming that the following are original words of wisdom at all. However, I think each one offers wise advice, and since I can’t find out the original author for any of them, they might as well belong […]Read more "10-List: Quotidian Quotes (Firewater’s List of Everyday Wisdom)"