[PW] a meme about fixing things - or yourself

Mark Rego markrego at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 10:23:03 PST 2016


Perhaps you mean a shaggy *d*og type story found in Twain's Roughing It
called The Story of Grandfather's Old Ram.

On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:24 PM, Lonn Taylor <taylorw at fortdavis.net> wrote:

> Dear Friends,
>
> I am not sure how to start a new thread on this site so I am tagging along
> on this one.
>
> Can anyone help me locate a Mark Twain story about a man telling a story, I
> think about a hog? The humor lies in the fact that every sentence leads the
> narrator one step further from the original premise of the story, It is
> very short but very funny.
>
> Lonn Taylor
> Fort Davis, Texas
>
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 5:51 PM, GraceAnne DeCandido <
> graceanneladyhawk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Dear friends,
> > a year or two ago there was a meme going around about what to do when
> > everything seems terrible and you cannot find any light.
> > It was all very simple self-care, things like "when was the last time you
> > ate?" Eat something. "Are you hydrated?" "When did you last shower?"
> things
> > like that.
> > My Google-fu has failed me. This is for me, and for me to share with a
> few
> > people. I would like to know its source, and the precise words.
> > Thank you all, very much.
> > GraceAnne, very much retired.
> >
> >
> >
> > *GraceAnne Andreassi DeCandidoNew York City*
> > * "Stand your ground, know your truth, but be kind."** -- *Terri Windling
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