Sunday, August 19, 2007

advice

The best practical advice I've ever been given is this: Floss only the teeth you want to keep.

While not a habitual flosser by any means, I remember this refrain passed on to me by a dentist. I'm curious, what's the best practical advice you've ever been given?

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12 Comments:

Blogger Barbara said...

G0 to bed mad - or you will be tired in the morning!
- my mom

I don't love you because I have to, I love you because I want to - my dad (in response to me telling him he only loves me because he has to, hes my dad, at age-10)

Last, don't lick ice - The Christmas Story Movie.

:-)

12:48 PM  
Blogger The Rev. Anne Marie said...

Don't do anything damn fool - my mother. By far the best ethical measure I've ever had.

7:36 PM  
Blogger Wendy Power said...

Don't get their goo on you. - CPR and first aid class last week.

8:06 PM  
Blogger Carrie said...

Don't eat yellow snow- my mom

8:52 PM  
Blogger Jim Miller said...

Don't spit in the wind.

By Michael R. Miller, my wise father

9:14 PM  
Blogger Jackie said...

When I left for college, Mom told me, "Don't turn left unless you have to."

11:53 PM  
Blogger Zeb said...

My practical advice:

Listen to "jackie"...

11:31 AM  
Blogger pastorkes said...

"you don't have to say everything you're thinking" -david wray

"be true to your teeth, or they'll be false to you" -my great-grandpa

"don't shake me when i'm sick"
-my 2 year old son, harry

2:10 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

In reference to smoking/drugs/alcohol:
"Why try it? You might like it."
-My dad (i.e. Don't try it, you may get stuck on it.)

3:02 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

Another one from my dad:
"Listen to your gut."

3:04 PM  
Blogger mad4books said...

From Dad: "Every gun is loaded." and "Do not point at anything you do not plan to shoot."

From Mom: "Drive with your car doors locked in the city and unlocked on the highway. You don't want people getting IN in an urban setting, but you want them to be able to get YOU OUT in an interstate accident."

9:47 AM  
Blogger Sam I Am said...

(from Linda Coney, my piano teacher of 11 years, lifetime mentor) - Practice only on the days you eat.

2:58 AM  

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