[PW] a meme about fixing things - or yourself

Lonn Taylor taylorw at fortdavis.net
Thu Nov 17 13:36:47 PST 2016


Mark,

That is it. Thank you so much,

Lonn Taylor
Fort Davis, Texas

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On Nov 17, 2016, at 12:23 PM, Mark Rego <markrego at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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