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Archive for November 21st, 2009

Andy Rooney – Quoted

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“Don’t rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.”

Andy Rooney, US news commentator (1919 – )


“I love to juggle because it keeps my body busy and somehow focuses my thoughts”

–David ‘checkerhead’ Aiken

When I was growing up our house was right next to the High School I attended. Early on in my High School Career I figured out ways to get two lockers side-by-side and would put my school books in one and a collection of juggling equipment in the one next door. The halls of the school were well lit and a great place to practice and I’d often spend a couple of hours after school working on various tricks and skills. I have vivid memories of juggling before exams because the act of juggling was almost meditative. Instead of getting all wound up with nerves before the exams, the juggling actually focused my thoughts and allowed me to write a better exam as a result.

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