A man my age has nothing left to do but move to the country and grow big...– President Chester A. Arthur
287. Make your own costume.
286. Explore the branches of your family tree. You...
285. Sleep with the window open.
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the...– Benjamin Franklin
REQUIRED LISTENING: Bing Crosby,...
284. If you drop change, pick it up. Even the...
283. Don't forget your local elections.
See Rule #42
282. Never swing at the first pitch.
281. You aren't done raking until you've played in...
REQUIRED LISTENING: Stone Roses, “I Wanna be...
280. Never respond to a critic in writing.
Don’t pay attention to the critics—don’t even ignore them.– Samuel Goldwyn
279. Take her picture.
278. Know the difference between arts and crafts.
277. Fish don't have eyelids. Cast into the shade.
276. Surround yourself with smart people.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.– Woodrow Wilson
275. Don't be a snob.
274. Don't settle for a store-bought cake. Bake!
REQUIRED LISTENING: Jonathan Richman, “New...
273. Catch and release.
272. If the teacher forgets to assign homework,...
271. Don't ride your bike on the sidewalk.
270. Stand up to bullies. You'll only have to do...
I am not a librarian of my own work. It’s a good thing not to be too...– Mick Jagger
269. If you've made your point, stop talking.
268. Watch your language at the ballgame.
REQUIRED LISTENING: Gregg Allman, “These...
267. Sit for a portrait.
266. Own a gray flannel suit.
265. Don't drive angry.
264. Have a pen pal.
A man’s penmanship is an unfailing index of his character, moral and...– Lord Philip Stanhope
263. Get your pumpkins from a pumpkin patch.
REQUIRED LISTENING: Sam Cooke, “A Change is...
262. Don't sabotage the family portrait. Smile...
261. Admit when you are wrong. Be convincing.
260. If you spot a teacher outside of school,...