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

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. - Douglas Adams

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

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

Climate is what we expect. Weather is what we get. - Mark Twain

The New Year begins in a snow-storm of white vows. - George William Curtis

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

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. - Albert Einstein

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. - Miguel de Unamuno

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

Jon Snow: I'm not afraid to die.
Mormont: Nor life, I hope. - George R.R. Martin

Some of my best friends are illusions. Been sustaining me for years. - Sheila Ballantyne

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

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

I suppose the best kind of spring morning is the best weather God has to offer. - Dodie Smith

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

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin

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

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

I'm leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it's not raining. - Groucho Marx

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

Let's get an extended weather forecast from a jittery, inconsistent, reddish brown rodent. - Unknown

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

The illusion that the times that were are better than those that are has probably pervaded all ages. - Horace Greeley

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

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live. - Mark Twain

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

Dreams or illusions, call them what you will, they lift us from the commonplace of life to better things. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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

We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and let our illusions die. - W H Auden

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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