These two go together, I think:
"Every child begins the world again."
—Walden, Henry David Thoreau
Don't play what's there, play what's not there.
"We could take a walk. The pier's longer than it seems." ~ Avett Bros
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Do not go where the path may lead,
go instead where there is no path and
leave a trail."
..that's a beauty.
Now here is something much more frivolous
'When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you'.
Nora Ephron (RIP)
"I mean, after all; you have to consider we're only made out of dust. That's admittedly not much to go on and we shouldn't forget that. But even considering, I mean it's a sort of bad beginning, we're not doing too bad. So, I personally have faith that even in this lousy situation we're faced with we can make it. You get me?"
-Philip K. Dick, preamble to "The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch"
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have
done what you could. Some blunders and
absurdities crept in; forget them as soon you can.
Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely
with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
this is the wrong topic for that question. You might try the Report Shows and Setlist Errors thread. This is for Words to Live By.
I have a ticket stub from a New Haven CT show, 11/28/78. This show is not listed in the archive on Dead.net or in my copy of Dead Base Jr. The ticket is ripped in half so the show did go on, I am not hallucinating! (As has happened back in the day!)
The show was put on by John Scher and WPLR. Can someone please tell me why this show seems to have disappeared into the blue? What a long strange trip it has been and it continues to get stranger all the time. Rock on.
'Coherence in contradiction expresses the force of a desire.'
–Jacques Derrida, Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences