Fortune Cookie Wisdom Revisited

Some fortune cookie messages are silly. Some are oversimplified slogans. Occasionally some have a bit of wisdom. Went on Friday to the best of the Chinese restaurants in our small town. Best is not saying much. We were spoiled by one of the top ten Chinese restaurants in the Washington DC metro area. It happened to […]

Fortune Cookie Wisdom: When You Do Foolish Things, Do Them With Enthusiasm

Breaking the somewhat clamshell shape of the cookie, my brown-sauce-slick fingers pulled out the literary treasure. Along with a few digits, allegedly winning numbers for some unnamed lottery, came these words of wisdom: When you do foolish things, do them with enthusiasm.  Hah, I wondered—enthusiastically foolish or foolishly enthusiastic? I certainly have done my share […]