DEEP THOUGHTS, A MORNING MUSE

By Norman M. Covert

Good morning, travelers. I am persuaded that Ernie Kovacs and Charles Dickens should be the lesson of this day as I plant my foot firmly and put on my best grump face.

There is this from British author Mr. Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” He wrote of London, King George III’s bunker in 1775, a time when American Patriots started to fight back and ultimately overturned his oppression:

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven….”

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