(Reworked from a 2013 post with new cartoons.)
There are many old sayings which we have accepted as true. However, I believe that to stay true they have to be adjusted--to be brought up to date. So I did:
Don't sweat the petty things & don't pet the sweaty things.
No news is
good news not very interesting.
What doesn't kill us, makes us
stronger extremely nervous.
A bird in the hand
is worth two in the bush will make a big mess.
A penny saved is
a penny earned not much.
Marry in haste, repent in
leisure divorce court.
Keep your nose to the grindstone & you can avoid rhinoplasty.
Walls have ears & potatoes have eyes.
The leopard does not change his
Variety is the spice of life, but chili needs cumin.
The early bird catches the worm, but the lazy worms get to safely sleep in .
The squeaky wheel gets the
When the going gets tough the tough
Blood is thicker than water, so never use it to thin out your soup.
Charity begins at home, except for yard sales.
A man's house is his castle & there are alligators in my moat.
Any port in a storm--or cabernet or riesling.
Do unto others
as you would have others do unto you before they do unto you.
Nothing lasts forever except taxes.
One hand washes the
The best things in life are
free on Ebay.
Change is inevitable, unless nothing happens.
Everything comes to those who
wait order online.
Nothing is certain except
death & taxes shipping & handling.
The camera doesn't lie, except when you use Photoshop.
Confession is good for the soul & the Catholic Church.
You win some, you lose some--it doesn't necessarily even out.
History repeats itself, itself, itself...
A miss is as good as a