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should avoid. Four decades later, I was married under the colors of periwinkle and cornflower. I thought they were blue and yellow. Why? Because I had descended dangerously close to growing up. I'd put away my Crayolas and neglected my education.
I did learn a lot from crayons.
"Never invest in any idea you can't illustrate with a crayon." Peter Lynch.
I think we as adults would admit during our nap times when our guard is down that we're still a lot like the little kids we used to be. We're still trying to make sense of pages plopped on our table and coloring them in with the crayons we're dealt, even if no one's actually seen a mulberry puppy before.
While it wasn't until later in life that I found out the melting point for a crayon is 120 degrees, I learned early from accidental experimentation that the clothes dryer is hot enough. I also learned that Mom's memory is long.
lid on a fresh pack of crayons and inhale the hues of possibilities.
There's something about opening a fresh box of crayons and inhaling the waxy scent of possibilities that starts a day right. Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 2010
Even the big tub where Mom pitched the broken, dull, paperless stubs held promise of discovery.
But I have yet to find out what a ''sienna'' is and who burnt it. And ''umber.'' I've never heard of the color umber outside of a Crayola box. I figured the person in charge of naming all the shades just ran out of ideas.
"Coloring outside the lines is a fine art." Kim Nance.
Color my world with crayon logic
"If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone." Robert Fulghum.
In researching this column (what, you thought I made up EVERYTHING?), I was surprised at all the crayon quotes for living life scribbled on the walls. Here's a small sampling torn from my coloring book:
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"Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons." Al Hirschfeld.
"My childhood smells like a box of Crayola crayons." Jessi Lane Adams.
"Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue. Those of us who aren't artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we're stupid." Jules Feiffer
A flashier person is making up even crazier names now, such as jazzberry jam, inch worm and mango tango.
"We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others are bright, some have weird names, but they all learned to live together in the same box." Omega Watch 2017 Fulghum again.
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