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#901:You can't own a home. A home owns you.
— Fri Jul 10 2009 10:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#902:Buying a home is committing yourself to eternal servitude to its needs.
— Fri Jul 10 2009 10:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#903:Seen along a highway in Texas: "Make A Difference... Be A Correctional Officer."
— Fri Jul 10 2009 20:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#904:Most of the personal investments people make seem to be based on the assumption that they're going to live forever.
— Fri Jul 10 2009 23:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#905:The fundamental right and responsibility of every individual is to regulate their own economy.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 11:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#906:Whatever happens during sleep, you need it to put everything into perspective.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 11:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#907:When you lack sleep, you can still work on immediate problems but you fail to see the big picture.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 11:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#908:Ninety-nine percent of the consumer economy depends on the consumer having poor reasoning skills.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 12:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#909:When you eliminate television, radio, newspapers, YouTube & MP3s from your life, you regain your brain and can begin to live.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 14:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#910:In Houston, store windows fog up on the outside when the hot, muggy air hits the air conditioning.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 14:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#911:It's a good bet: If you give someone extra resources, he will use them to dig himself a deeper hole.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 14:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#912:Essential to dealing with clients is making them believe thay are wise and in control no matter how stupid they have been.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 17:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#913:In the aftermath of 9/11, it became a matter of civic pride that the terrorists would strike your town next.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 23:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#914:No human can obey every law and government regulation. It's impossible! You must choose what to comply with and why.
— Sun Jul 12 2009 01:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#915:The law, in practice, is more an escape from responsibility than an expression of it.
— Sun Jul 12 2009 01:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#916:Luxury brands make you look stupid. If you waste money on them, you're going to feel foolish in the long run.
— Sun Jul 12 2009 02:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#917:Oxymoron Alert: "Smart Water". Photo: http://bit.ly/7ZjWF - Six bottles for only $5.75. You gotta be an idiot to fall for this!
— Sun Jul 12 2009 03:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#918:Do you take this man/woman as your lawfully wedded spouse, to clean up after, to make excuses for, to protect from reality, 'til death...?
— Sun Jul 12 2009 10:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#919:I'm goin' through the Big "D". All my exits are in Texas. - Facebook: http://bit.ly/yuMpW
— Sun Jul 12 2009 11:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#920:Every Wal-Mart is nearly identical EXCEPT for prices. Here's a dramatic example I found yesterday in Texas: http://bit.ly/42dak
— Sun Jul 12 2009 12:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#921:Why did the turtle cross the road? I'm afraid we'll never know. R.I.P.
— Sun Jul 12 2009 13:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#922:In Oklahoma, don't fall for those "Scenic Turnout" signs along the highway. This is OKLAHOMA.
— Sun Jul 12 2009 13:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#923:I don't see how foreigners can say America lacks substance. Our Ponzi schemes are the finest in the world!
— Sun Jul 12 2009 14:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#924:So Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary, but Mary was married to Joseph. Does that mean married people didn't have sex back then?
— Sun Jul 12 2009 22:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#925:All of my Kilroy Cafe philosophy newsletters are now available on a simple text-only index: http://bit.ly/kqiiW
— Mon Jul 13 2009 12:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#926:Just had a filling meal from the free sample stations at Costco in Denver. This expired membership of mine is well worth the price!
— Mon Jul 13 2009 19:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#927:My latest Kilroy Cafe philosophy essay: THE TRAGEDY OF SUCCESS: http://bit.ly/bgqDE - If you don't know when to stop, success will kill you.
— Mon Jul 13 2009 22:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#928:Digital is the new slavery.
— Tue Jul 14 2009 10:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#929:The best relationships start with "I really like your work." If you can say it in both directions, you might be onto something.
— Tue Jul 14 2009 11:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#930:Wyoming has a wild ungulate problem. There are far too many! Fortunately, cars eat ungulates.
— Tue Jul 14 2009 17:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#931:You can't create music with the radio on or iPod in your ear. Either you consume music or produce music; you can't do both!
— Wed Jul 15 2009 10:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#932:Musicians get so wrapped up in the mechanics of music they forget its essence: the words and tune - the part being sung.
— Wed Jul 15 2009 10:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#933:Instruments can be a huge distraction from the words being sung. They are there to serve the words, not the other way around.
— Wed Jul 15 2009 10:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#934:Think of "Sound of Silence" by S&G. Simple, word-driven song. You don't need a band or agent. The song stands on its own.
— Wed Jul 15 2009 10:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#935:Success in life depends on knowing your role. You err when you get sucked into things you know you're not good at.
— Wed Jul 15 2009 10:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#936:When you feel you've lost your way, the best advice is "Go back to your roots" - your core skills, your original motivation.
— Wed Jul 15 2009 11:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#937:Yesterday, I was ATTACKED BY PRAIRIE DOGS at a Wyoming rest area. Here is the photographic record: http://bit.ly/E8LhP
— Wed Jul 15 2009 11:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#938:Made some minor revisions to my travel guide, HOW TO SLEEP IN A HOSTEL: http://bit.ly/u0xQ9
— Wed Jul 15 2009 15:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#939:I can't say enough about the glories of the Northern Hemisphere summer. It beats out winter by a long shot!
— Wed Jul 15 2009 18:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#940:Age can be measured in years or in the number of excuses one has to not do things.
— Thu Jul 16 2009 14:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#941:The main goal of human relations is not to convince people you are right but simply to get the behavior you want from them.
— Thu Jul 16 2009 16:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#942:People become imprisoned not so much by authority as by restrictions they impose on themselves.
— Thu Jul 16 2009 18:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#943:As soon as people have enough food, they start inventing new ways to make food more complicated.
— Thu Jul 16 2009 19:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#944:In Yellowstone: tourists on cellphones, relaying every detail of every attraction to the folks back home. Also: me Twittering about it.
— Thu Jul 16 2009 23:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#945:The Alaska Highway is still rugged. 1500 miles from Dawson Creek to Fairbanks and only three Wal-Marts!
— Fri Jul 17 2009 00:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#946:Parenting, like democracy, requires a delicate balance between authority and the consent of the governed.
— Fri Jul 17 2009 02:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#947:You should rely on your own resources to solve your problems. It's nice to have the help of others but don't expect it.
— Sat Jul 18 2009 12:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#948:Most of the battle of life is negotiating with yourself. When life doesn't give you what you expect, what will you give up?
- #existentialism — Sat Jul 18 2009 12:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#949:There is no safe haven. If you think you've found one, you've probably lost your freedom without gaining the safety you expected.
— Sat Jul 18 2009 13:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#950:People will obsess over some trivial contributor to health-like organic food-while ignoring their own bad habits that will really kill them.
— Sat Jul 18 2009 14:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#951:Every misfortune is also an opportunity. It is up to you to discover what that opportunity is.
— Sat Jul 18 2009 18:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#952:People who are bored are boring people.
— Sat Jul 18 2009 23:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#953:Most people spend most of their lives positioning themselves for a life that never happens. Then they die.
- #existentialism — Sat Jul 18 2009 23:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#954:People can spend a lifetime building a shrine to themselves. Then they die and it's sold for scrap.
— Sun Jul 19 2009 02:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#955:The Alaska Highway is an "adventure" only in the sense that you have endured five days of driving through a lot of trees.
— Sun Jul 19 2009 02:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#956:The northern lands are all about resource extraction: oil, forest products, and extracting money from the occasional tourist.
— Sun Jul 19 2009 04:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#957:In Canada, I find that conversations just go better with a few superfluous "eh?"s thrown in, eh?
— Sun Jul 19 2009 13:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#958:Between Whitecourt and Ft. St. John is boreal forest interspersed with wheat and canola fields. Growing season is April to Sept.
— Sun Jul 19 2009 13:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#959:Anyone who named their business "2000" or "New Millennium" has to be regretting it by now.
— Sun Jul 19 2009 15:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#960:In Canada, most big towns have community recreation centres with gyms and indoor pools, open to all for a low fee. Stop in for a shower!
— Sun Jul 19 2009 18:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#961:A low-fat diet and moderate exercise can help you live longer, but super-nutrition or hyper-exercise don't do anything more.
— Sun Jul 19 2009 18:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#962:Do health food advocates and Olympic athletes live any longer than normal active, healthy people? Their obituaries suggest no.
— Sun Jul 19 2009 18:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#963:I propose that shopping at health food stores, buying organic produce and paying twice as much for food has zero effect on your longevity.
— Sun Jul 19 2009 18:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#964:The town of Beaverlodge accepts no liability for injuries to persons climbing the giant beaver. Please do not mount the beaver!
— Sun Jul 19 2009 22:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#965:Each person has built his life on a platform of delusion. It is not your role to pull it out from under him.
- #existentialism — Tue Jul 21 2009 06:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#966:It is refreshing to see Canadian geese IN CANADA, where they belong. Better than fouling our parks and jet engines in the U.S.!
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#967:The Great North has only two seasons: winter and mosquito.
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#968:Traveling in Northern Canada, I haven't seen the night in days. I'm sure it happens, but it's light when I go to sleep and when I wake up.
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#969:In an encounter between car and moose, nobody wins.
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#970:In human behavior, there is no "normal", just differing gradations of dysfunction.
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#971:Religion is just another way of saying, "I am not responsible for what happens to me."
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#972:In northern latitudes, the sun rises in the northeast, circles the horizon then sets in the northwest.
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#973:I have driven from Texas to Alaska without listening to the radio for more than five minutes. It's thought pollution!
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#974:Real estate is so 20th Century. It just isn't relevant to the 21st. Those who are invested in real estate are entrenched in the past.
— Wed Jul 22 2009 07:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#975:Not far from the permafrost in Alaska is agriculture! Wheat, barley and oats grown near Delta Junction, thanks to plenty of summer sun.
— Thu Jul 23 2009 05:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#976:Travel advice: If you have only a two-week vacation and more than half a brain, go to Europe. (If less than half, go to Vegas.)
— Thu Jul 23 2009 05:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#977:Many a sucker has taken an exciting two-week vacation and extended it for a lifetime, only to find the excitement ended after two weeks.
— Thu Jul 23 2009 14:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#978:You thought something would make you happy, so you worked hard to attain it, only to find it wasn't what you thought it was.
— Thu Jul 23 2009 14:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#979:If the Yukon ain't north enough for ya, there's Inuvik on the Arctic Ocean, 750 road miles from Whitehorse. http://inuvik.ca
— Thu Jul 23 2009 14:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#980:My new motto for this state: "Alaska: The Land of Half-Built Dreams"
— Thu Jul 23 2009 15:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#981:The greatest barrier to learning is education.
— Thu Jul 23 2009 17:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#982:Attention old people: Please clip your protruding nose and ear hair. It will make you seem connected to the real world.
— Thu Jul 23 2009 18:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#983:Most people use their freedom only to build their own prison.
— Thu Jul 23 2009 18:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#984:Young people are eager to try any product that promises to give their life meaning. They want to buy an identity, not build one.
- #existentialism — Thu Jul 23 2009 18:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#985:Interacting with the common man in Fairbanks, it all comes back to me: Alaska attracts wackos!
— Fri Jul 24 2009 00:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#986:Of course, Alaska attracts wackos from the Lower 48, but it also breeds them locally!
— Fri Jul 24 2009 02:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#987:The trouble with public advice of any kind (health, travel, legal, etc.) is that it has to be addressed to the dumbest person out there.
— Fri Jul 24 2009 07:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#988:Alaska, like Las Vegas, has approximately six tourist activities available. Once you've done them, terminal boredom sets in.
— Fri Jul 24 2009 08:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#989:Who says America has lost its edge? Our people are the fattest in the world! No one can compete with our morbid obesity!
— Sat Jul 25 2009 00:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#990:Special summertime offer from Alaska: 100 tons of scenery with every purchase! (Getting it home is your problem.)
— Sat Jul 25 2009 15:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#991:Bad things happen when you insulate people from the effects of their own actions.
— Sat Jul 25 2009 16:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#992:Companionship aside, a proprietorship is usually far more efficient than a partnership.
— Sun Jul 26 2009 03:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#993:If a sentimental dipshit like Manilow can write the songs, I can too! http://lovestrangely.com
— Sun Jul 26 2009 10:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#994:Please do not climb the giant beaver! Town of Beaverlodge accepts no liability for injuries sustained thereby. Photo: http://bit.ly/ELwvo
— Sun Jul 26 2009 10:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#995:You can study the theory of something, but you have to interact with its reality before you truly understand.
— Sun Jul 26 2009 10:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#996:This is all you need to know about the meaning of life: No one knows any more than you do!
- #existentialism — Sun Jul 26 2009 11:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#997:The American pattern of parenting is being hyperprotective in infancy but losing all control by the teen years.
— Sun Jul 26 2009 14:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#998:Some new photos from the Alaska Highway: http://bit.ly/yQOqg
— Sun Jul 26 2009 16:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#999:Paradise ain't all it's cracked up to be! "Squatters in paradise say it's job from hell" http://bit.ly/14QSX4 (LA Times, 7/27)
— Sun Jul 26 2009 18:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1000:Success can mean the end of growth because it commits you to certain behaviors and robs you of the incentive to change. http://bit.ly/bgqDE
— Sun Jul 26 2009 19:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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