Ferrick: I’ll join in, too, in welcoming you. Yes… Living the day with simplicity is a very good thing!
Keep On Truckin’ Mike – try that Wheat Ale on your first hot day. Or second or third… Whenever it gets hot. That will change your mind about it.
Your poem number 299 has struck a cord.
Back several decades ago a new saw company came to be. It was called Stihl and with it came a jingle Trade commission frowned upon:
“DON’T BY YOUR WOOD, STIHL IT.”
Scott, speaking of ‘stealing/Stihling’, I recently failed to receive an Ellam’s vintage typewriter ribbon tin, and the post office that ‘lost’ it, in West Yorkshire, is called ‘Robin Hood’ – true story
Before cell phones a bird in our neighborhood often sent us to answer a phone that had never rung.
Welcom Thomas Frasano. I had STP at age 63; after a few trips to the Emergency and some observation by my cardiologist, I had an ablation procedure — to prevent the double electrical charge. I have had no problems since. I’m 65 and can have a cup of coffee without fear. I hope your STP has proper treatment and a good prognosis.
Kent, I’m a Dylan fan when it comes down to it. He was only a kid when Dylan wrote,
“How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?…”
And we are still looking for the answer.
Leo – You took me on a trip through the Way Back Machine. I had acquired a book by the author Abby Hoffman with the same title as yours: “Steal This Book”. Oddly enough, it was based on the same principle as your poem.
Michael: Yes, it’s a fine principle, in theory, but writers do have to make a living, so I’d add the caveat, Steal This Book if you can’t afford to buy it and/or the writer doesn’t need your money. And don’t get caught!
Catalina – You should make him walk. Just be sure to stop the car before you eject him.