Varied Elements

Essential Quotes

“The page is your only true friend. Be true to it in return.” ― Mike Battaglia

“Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.” – HL Mencken

“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” ― Mae West

“I’d challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you came unarmed.” ― Katherine Hepburn (and many others)

“My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M’s and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.” ― Dave Barry

“Don’t look at me in that tone of voice.” ― Dorothy Parker

“Being powerful is like being a lady, if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” ― Margaret Thatcher

“Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.” ― Steven Winterburn

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” ― Oscar Wilde

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” – Agatha Christie






Good Reads – Good Friends

Mike Battaglia  ―, The Legend of Lunar Pines Vols 1-4

Dean Kuch –

Mary Ellen Gavin  ― Secrets of the Apple Tree Tavern; Hiding Places at Barrington Hall

John M. Wills  ― – Celebrated writer of crime stories

Suzi Weinert  ― Suzi, Garage Sale Stalker, Garage Sale Diamonds

Julie Phend  ―, D-Day and Beyond

Judy Hill  ― The Secret Diary of Ewan Macrae