They Are Everywhere

sandwich boardIt’ll come as no surprise to regular readers of my blog that I’m fond of those quotable quotes.  Pithy pearls of wisdom and insight, often packaged in humour or, at the very least, good writing – what’s to not like?  So I’m very pleased with the trend of the last few years of shop and café owners everywhere putting up quotes on sandwich and chalk boards in and outside their stores.  There was one coffee shop in Toronto that I used to run by practically daily that would have a quote of the day conveniently placed along the sidewalk.  A terrific start to the day and I don’t even drink coffee.  A sandwich board I ran past the other day had this to say: “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”  (Marcel Proust)  The shop was an optician’s.

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