Thursday, December 2, 2010

a post mid-week pick-me-up

Okay, that last video likely wasn't in the best interest of the internet.

This song will get you going though:

If you are a fan of Mark Twain, check out the Mark Twain Project, where you can even read the recently published Vol 1 of his autobiography on-line. I bought the book at the local dealer, but I'm still a bit old fashioned and prefer the paper format.

Speaking of the guy, I've always been a fan of the letter Mr. Clemens wrote to the president of Western Union back in 1902 (starts on the bottom of page 722 below); the back-handed compliments, elegance, and hilarity is welcomed warmly to this day:

Got the Nokians installed on the steamrolleur, don't think I don't.

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