Waiting on the ebb

The river is everywhere.

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– Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.

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– Lao Tzu

Time and tide wait for no man.

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– Geoffrey Chaucer

Reputations rise and fall almost as regularly as the tides.

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– Peter Benchley

Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.

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– Warren Buffet

One may as well dam for water tanks the people’s cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man.

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– John Muir

You can’t trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.

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– W.C. Fields

Here lies one whose name was writ in water.

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– John Keats

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

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– Harriet Beecher Stowe

For you I know I’d even try to turn the tide.

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– Johnny Cash

And we’ll all float on alright.

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– Modest Mouse

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For more information about The Jones River & all the good work being done by 

The Landing, The Watershed Association, and The Mass Bay Maritime Artisans,

paddle over to:

 www.jonesriver.org

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Inspired by Steve McCurry. Thanks to Brainy Quote

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Saturday, December 7th @ 9pm

BBC Cedarville

2294 State Road

Plymouth, MA

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14 thoughts on “Waiting on the ebb

  1. francedozois says:

    very high tides this week–up to your whatevers–

  2. pine duBois says:

    FANTASTIC, YOU, OAK!!
    THANKS.
    pine

  3. pine duBois says:

    truly inspiring…….
    building on times past….
    settling down future promise…
    hoping to win before time runs out.
    at least we’ll give it a try, with excellent effort.
    thank you!

  4. I was hoping to see one of those shingle pullers but you got the big knife there.

    Regards,

    E.duBois

  5. sally says:

    Is Pret Gumby’s alter ego? I thought there was something familiar in the way he moved…
    Lovely post.

  6. colonelstevenson says:

    Blue Oak does it again!

  7. John Wolf says:

    Nice Rick. Have you read A River Runs Through It?

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