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Nobody Ever Tells Me Anything

Doc was a teacher from 1967 to 2010. (Sigh)

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Interesting words - T. S. Eliot
"After one has passed middle age one must be, in one sense, a little 'retired' from life: that there may remain just as important things to do (please God) -- but that one must not try to do so many things, or WASTE any of the time that is left -- and that one must husband one's strength for the things that matter most. When one is young it is right to dissipate and even squander one's resources of strength and time to some extent -- for one should not be too sure that one knows in what directions one can be most useful. Many activities that I once pursued, which 'sensible' people would have said at the time were a waste of time for ME, proved useful in my own education and development. But when a man is over 60, he should have learned by experience what to say Yes or No to, and to say No much more often than Yes. The things I can do well, I BELIEVE I can do as well as ever -- only it takes more time, to do them well; and therefore I can't afford to be so active in other ways."
T. S. Eliot