You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.

Happy birthday today to a true original, Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel , who delighted and inspired me as a child with his whimsy and his wisdom and his boundless, colorful imagination. I still think of some of his words and images often, and always fondly.

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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”