Thursday, October 17, 2013

Be Happier

Opinion Leader

“I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.”

—Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), Founding Father, principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the 3rd U.S. president, had a love-hate relationship with the press. 

• Editorial Comment: A perspective apparently shared by more and more Americans.


PeezPix by Ted Pease 


Original PeezPix archival prints, matted at sizes from 5x7" to 16x20" or larger, available for sale. 

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