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+ 353 The swimming hole is still in use. It has the same mudbank. It is still impossible to dress without carrying mud home in oneís inner garments. As an engineer I could devise improvements for that swimming hole. But I doubt if the decrease in motherís grief at the homecoming of muddy boys would compensate the inherent joys of getting muddy. Herbert Hoover

+ 299 It's only when the tide goes out that you discover who's been swimming naked. Warren Buffett

+ 83 You know, happiness isn't a permanent state. Neither is unhappiness. There's a flow, back and forth. Carole Glickfeld, Swimming Toward the Ocean: A Novel