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  1. "Life is short. Break the rules. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret ANYTHING that makes you smile." Mark Twain
  2. Thought I'd start a thread for humorous and/or thoughtful postings about life in general. Please keep everything in good taste. I hope this becomes a daily draw and brings lots of past Smart members back to the site, along with newbies also. So, here we go.....
  3. "How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?" Satchel Paige- baseball player
  4. Saw this little bugger at the Loblaws SuperStore in St.Thomas a few days ago. Logo on it was 'MATR X NEXA'. Couldn't stop to talk with driver, an elderly gent loading his groceries. Made me feel like I was driving a bus ! I've got couple more photos, but all over 2 Mb file size so system won't let me download. Haven't got a clue how to reduce pix size. Oh well.
  5. "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back." Oscar Wilde
  6. "To be is to do" - Socrates "To do is to be" - Immanuel Kant "Do be do be do" - Frank Sinatra
  7. "Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt,.... and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen." Leonardo da Vinci
  8. "A great man is hard on himself; a small man is hard on others." Confucius
  9. I’m very saddened to hear the bad news of Ron’s failing health. My thoughts and best wishes go out to him, and his wife Dot.
  10. "Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance." Plato
  11. Our first dinner outing since November 2021. Great to see a lot of the old timers as well as some newbies. A dozen folks turned out tonight. Opinion was 'a good time was had by all'. Particular hits were the $7.99 6oz burger&fries, and the $4.25 16oz draft beers. Set aside Tuesday April 09th for our next dinner outing. It'll be at the New Sarum Diner, south of Belmont (Hwy 73 & Hwy 3). I'll post a signup page, with website and directions. Keep an eye out. 👀
  12. 'We back, baby' Time to get together, as we did in the past. We've been to The Dawghouse a few times over the years, so it's a good bet for quality and value. It's been a couple of years since the Smart car group has been on a monthly dinner run. So Tuesday February 13th around 6PM'ish. I have interest from 8 people I recently spoke with, but as always, everyone is welcome. Please sign up below to assist me in making final numbers for reservation. SIGNUP 1 to 8) confirmed 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15)
  13. "If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?" George Carlin - comedian
  14. "The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them." Robert Frost - poet
  15. "Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again." C. S. Lewis
  16. SIGNUP 1 to 8) confirmed 9) Nigel 10) Willys 11) Janet Sale & maybe Dawn 12) Larry & Gail 13) Todd ("Sans" Sally) 14) Bill & Lucy (451 newbies) 15) Dieter (Grandstyle owner) 16) Dave T & Charlene 17) 18) 19) 20)
  17. "I wish I didn't know now what I didn't know than." Bob Sefer - rock&roll musician
  18. "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." Seneca - Roman philosopher
  19. SIGNUP 1 to 8) confirmed 9) Nigel 10) Willys 11) Janet Sale & maybe Dawn 12) Larry & Gail 13) 14) 15) 16)
  20. "Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed." Arthur Schopenhauer
  21. "I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. But for those people that like country music, denigrate means 'put down'." Bob Newhart - comedian 😊
  22. "Without love, living is easy; but it's meaningless." Leo Tolstoy
  23. SIGNUP 1 to 8) confirmed 9) Nigel 10) Willys 11) 12) 13) 14) 15)
  24. "We can evade reality, but we can't evade the consequences of evading reality." Ayn Rand
  25. "We are all broken.... that's how the light gets in." Ernest Hemingway