Random snapshots from the adventures of Jam Jopp.
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Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Out in the blue.
Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.
Our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
A selfish man is a thief.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
When we drink, we do it right, gettin’ slizzard.
Here, Fridays were dedicated to the two Bs – Beach and Boats.
If you’re inclined to leave the nest, New York is where most people think they have to go, and it’s been that way since the first skyscraper.
The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man.
So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause.
Bridge is nowhere; over the bridge, you feel an emptiness inside you. Bridge is nowhere.
The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding.
What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t invent with your mouth.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.