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grifter, a reminder

grifter

grifter is a con artist: someone who swindles people out of money through fraud.

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“Negotiation should never degenerate into an argument; it should always be kept on the level of a discussion.”

Harold Nicolson, 1934

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Let me have Power & the problems it brings.

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Marcus Aurelius – “Awake”

When  I Wake

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virescent

adjective – beginning to be green.

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roister

Verb – to engage in noisy revelry.

Allen didn’t get much sleep last night because his neighbors were roistering untill the wee hours of the morning.

 

St Patrick Cross

 

           Happy St Patrick’s Day.

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tramontane

adj: lying on or coming from the other side of a mountain range

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THERE IS ONLY TIME!

There is only time

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REFECTION

“The hospital had been instituted for the reception & refection of the poor…”

noun – refreshment of mind, spirit,or body; especially nourishment.

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Quarrels

“There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.”

E.B.White, 1944

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