pretend today is yesterday
and just go out
one hell of a time
– Art Buchwald
Art Buchwald’s full quote is: We seem to be going through a period of nostalgia, and everyone seems to think yesterday was better than today. I don’t think it was, and I would advise you not to wait ten years before admitting today was great. If you’re hung up on nostalgia, pretend today is yesterday and just go out and have one hell of a time.
A selection of Art Buchwald’s columns in The Washington Post
The Final Days of Art Buchwald: A Visit By Suzette Martinez Standring
One of my favourite columns, one I discovered some 32 years ago when I spent my first Thanksgiving in the US, Le jour de Merci Donnant