WATCHING PEOPLE’S SHOULDERS

Genuine emotion is always expressed with the entire body. When uncertain of a person’s sincerity, watch their shoulders. You should doubt anyone who is speaking with strong emotion and relaxed shoulders. – D. Klein, painter, Brooklyn, New York

 



 

USING A REFRIGERATOR FREEZER

Don’t even consider freezing a large mass of food in the freezer compartment of a conventional refrigerator. Add no more than three pounds of unfrozen food for each cubic foot of space in the box. – The Lobel Brothers, Madison Avenue butcher shop owners, New York City

 



 

DRESSING RIGHT

If a person is poorly dressed, you notice the clothes. If impeccably dressed, you notice the person. – Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator

 



 

WATCHING THE SUNSET

It takes two minutes for the sun to drop out of sight once it touches the horizon. – Emmon Bodfish, Oakland, California

 



 

BICYCLING SAFELY

Bicyclists can expect to have one serious accident for every 10,000 miles they log. – Russell T. Johnson, Temple City, California

 



 

FOLLOWING LABOR

If a woman can walk around during contractions, she is not fully dilated. – Dr. K. Emmott, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 



 

WATCHING A WINERY

A winery’s standards start to slip if it produces more than 50,000 cases of wine per year. – Richard Graff, chairman and chief operating officer, Chalone, Inc., Sonoma County, California

 



 

GROWING TALLER

A girl will reach her full height 18 months after she starts to menstruate. – Hilary Peterson, homemaker

 



 

BUYING ANTIQUES

Don’t buy antique wooden-wear that smells like vinegar. Chances are, it’s a reproduction. – Paul Polce, Ponzi’s Antiques, Trumansburg, New York

 



 

DEVELOPING REAL ESTATE

Barring geographic barriers, cities will grow, and grow affluent, toward the northwest. – Michael Ridley, real estate developer, El Paso, Texas