The most wasted day is that in which we have not laughed.
That is so true!
Chipmunks at Home – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor & Ink
I know! Brown? This little chipmunk house must not be in Bethville!
I painted this from a photo by Sharrm at WetCanvas.
Chamfort was born Sébastien-Roch Nicolas,
Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme on April 6th,1741, according to a
baptismal certificate from Saint-Genès parish in Clermont-Ferrand, to a
grocer named Nicolas. On June 22nd, a second birth certificate gives him
the name « Sébastien Roch » from «unknown parents ». A journey to Paris
resulted in the boy’s obtaining a bursary at the Collège des Grassins
(a secondary school). He worked hard, although one of his most
contemptuous epigrams reads: Ce que j’ai appris je ne le sais plus; le
peu que je sais encore, je l’ai deviné (“What I learned I no longer
know; the little I still know, I guessed”). When the principal of the
College promised Chamfort a benefice, he replied that he could not
accept because he preferred honour to honours, j’aime l’honneur et non
les honneurs. About this time he assumed the name of Chamfort. More…