Reading is not a waste of time.
While we have always enjoyed reading, and do quite a bit of it, sometimes there are other things that we really should be doing. Watching television or going to some sports event, with the exception of a rodeo or horse show of course, are inefficient, too. Yet, many people spend considerable amount of their lives in those endeavors.
What happened to the free cup of coffee? For that matter, where’s that nickel coffee?
Unbelievable is the cost of a cup of coffee these days. Actually, ground coffee in a can isn’t too high priced, but just try buying a cupful in a public place and cost skyrockets.
Cowboys don’t ride bicycles.
Well, not typically, but we know a cowboy and cowgirl, who ride rough country roads on a daily basis. “More exercise than our horses,” they claim. We disagree, but will acknowledge bicycling is better than walking, if a horse isn’t available.
Eyesight is the most valuable of the senses.
What is being able to see worth? Money might buy eye transplants, and modern mechanisms can prolong and improve deteriorated vision. So saying money can’t buy eyesight might be wrong, but to us, one can’t put a price on sight. It’s too valuable.
“What is that dirt on your forehead?”
“Here, let me wipe off your forehead. There’s a smudge of some kind on it.”
One of those statements or similarities will be said numerous times next Wednesday, Feb. 6. At least our experience indicates such. Many people will have a cross marked with ashes on their forehead, and those kindly noticing won’t know why.