Behind Curtain Number One

How to change winter into spring

Looking out for better days to come



Taking a peek behind the winter scenes

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Weather forecast for tonight: dark. - George Carlin

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted. - Mae West

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde

You bring your own weather to the picnic. - Harlan Coben

Where does the white go when the snow melts? - Hugh Kieffer

Despite the forecast, live like it's spring. - Lilly Pulitzer

An iron curtain has descended across the continent. - Winston Churchill

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. - Ludwig Borne

What a strange illusion to suppose that beauty is goodness. - Leo Tolstoy

So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings. - JRR Tolkien

Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish. - Minna Antrim

It is best to read the weather forecasts before we pray for rain. - Mark Twain

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative. - Oscar Wilde

A man loses his illusions first, his teeth second, and his follies last. - Helen Rowland

Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly. - Morticia Addams

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. - William Shakespeare

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. - Amelia Barr

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw

Like the cosmetics industry, the securities business is engaged in selling illusion. - Paul Samuelson

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow. - Jeff Valdez

Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure. - Scott Adams

I don't make plans, because life is short and unpredictable - much like the weather. - Al Roker

The Iron Curtain may be a thing of the past, but Mother Russia is as mysterious as ever. - Robert Gottlieb

Wishes and fears are illusions, Dil Bahadur, not realities. You must practice detachment. - Isabel Allende

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. - Irish Murdoch

I didn't like the play, but then I saw it under adverse conditions - the curtain was up. - Groucho Marx

There's one good thing about snow: it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbor's. - Clyde Moore

The Bermuda Triangle got tired of warm weather. It moved to Alaska. Now Santa Claus is missing. - Steven Wright

Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart. - Rainer M. Rilke

It's not my fault I was dragged out of my house by a mob and forced to predict the weather. - Punxsutawney Phil

Just 'cause there's snow in the basement don't mean there ain't no fire in the roof! - Archie Bunker

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet. - Woody Allen

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. - Simone Weil

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. - Robert Frost

The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love. - Margaret Atwood

They invented the three-day bank holiday weekend because you can't lump all the bad weather into just Saturday and Sunday. - Unknown

Don't knock the weather. Nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while. - Kin Hubbard

The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it, and wrong too often for us to rely on it. - Patrick Young

Love easily confuses us because it is always in flux between illusion and substance, between memory and wish, between contentment and need. - Tom Robbins

NBC News just called it "The Great Freeze" - coldest weather in years. Is our country still spending money on the global warming hoax? - Donald Trump


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