Friday, December 23, 2011

Quote du jour

There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
-Erma Bombeck

5 comments:

  1. That's an interesting quote. On the surface it is depressing, but I wonder if the deeper meaning is that we all should be children on Christmas Morning?

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  2. Odie: I fear the Erma is no longer with us, but her humor and insight live on! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

    'Fiddle: I think she was trying to obliquely point out the innocence of a child's joy at Christmas time. And yes, given all that we have been given, we, too, should be more joyful, and not just at Christmas time!

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  3. It means hopefully you still hear the bell ringing at Christmas as in my favorite Christmas book....The Polar Express. Christmas through the eyes of a child is a wonderful thing. Always believe especially at Christmas.
    Merry Christmas everyone!

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  4. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Chelsea!

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