who wouldn’t buy from these six?
not many customers were available
and most who stopped by
had no money on them
so they changed their marketing plan
added music, dance, costumes
even an impromptu wedding
after drinking away
much of the merchandise
everyone still made a profit
not bad for a day’s work.
“if life gives you lemons, don’t settle for simply making lemonade – make a glorious scene at a lemonade stand.”
to my class on our last day together.
credit: meister eckhart
as i walked in with one of the grandies to his ninja training class
and asked if he had everything he needed
before he scrambled off to
jump, climb, twirl, crawl, and yell
his deadpan answer was
“ninjas don’t wear underwear.”
i suspect that he created this rule
because he didn’t feel like putting them on
and he quickly adopted this as his mantra.
ninjas are clever.
“true ninjas are always outnumbered, because they are individuals.”
grandie j, age 5, believes in science.
“by denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.”
“every portrait that is painted with feeling is a a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”
image credit: s
the maypole dance is in full swing.
“when you do dance, i wish you a wave o’ the sea that you might ever do nothing but that. “
the busy work of designing and building
the playground bridge and dam
a bigger project than the panama canal.
“i’m in an agreeable state: busy, enthusiastic, curious.”