Sunday Dinner: Foolishness

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“I have great faith in fools –
self-confidence my friends will call it.”
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Edgar Allan Poe

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“Any darn fool can make something complex;
it takes a genius to make something simple.”
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Pete Seeger

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“If you are not willing to be a fool,
you can’t become a master.”
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Jordan B. Peterson

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“The first thing every mage should learn
is that magic makes fools of us.
Now you may call yourself a mage.
You have learned the most important lesson.”
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Tamora Pierce

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“Every man is a divinity in disguise,
a god playing the fool.”
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“If it is ones lot to be cast among fools,
one must learn foolishness.”
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Alexandre Dumas

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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2018

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Happy April!  Happy Easter!  Happy Spring!

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“Dare to be a fool in the face of impossibilities.”
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Temit Ope Ibrahim”

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April Fool’s Day 2018

Sunday Dinner: April Fools

Narcissus ‘Thalia’

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“Children and fools always speak the truth.”

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Mark Twain

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Left: Narcissus ‘Mary Gay Lirette’, a Heath hybrid   Right: Narcissus ‘Mount Hood’

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“The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever

than the men who laugh at them.”

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George R.R. Martin

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“There are two ways to be fooled.

One is to believe what isn’t true;

the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”

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Søren Kierkegaard

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Narcissus ‘Cragford’

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“Fools put trust in promises;

The wise in action.”

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A. Spencer

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“The greatest lesson in life

is to know that even fools are right sometimes.”

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Winston S. Churchill

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Narcissus ‘Telamonius plenus’

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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2017

In Celebration of

The Gloucester Daffodil Festival 2017 

“The Daffodil:  A Golden Dream Come True”

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Leucojum vernum, Spring Snowflake

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“The whole problem with the world

is that fools and fanatics

are always so certain of themselves,

and wiser people so full of doubts.”

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Bertrand Russell

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Narcissus ‘Acropolis’

 

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“The world is full of fools,

and he who would not see it

should live alone and smash his mirror.”

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Claude Le Petit

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Narcissus, ‘Katie Heath’ named for Brent Heath’s mother.

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Order these beautiful daffodils, and more,
from Brent and Becky Heath’s own bulb shop.

 

 

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