To Be Or Not To Be


San Diego, United States

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Young snail contemplates the slings and arrows of outrageous Fortune…..
or was it slugs and sparrows….

To be, or not to be, that is the question:
Whether ‘tis Nobler in the mind to suffer
The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune,
Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them: to die, to sleep
No more; and by a sleep, to say we end
The Heart-ache, and the thousand Natural shocks
That Flesh is heir to? ’Tis a consummation
Devoutly to be wished. To die, to sleep,
To sleep, perchance to Dream; Aye, there’s the rub,
For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come,
When we have shuffled off this mortal coil,
Must give us pause…

Extra lily leaves removed in Photoshop Elements

Snail…near Tijuana Estuary, Imperial Beach, California

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda

Dedicated to William Shakespeare

And then there were the Movies…

To Be of Not to Be
Starring Mel Brooks and Ann Bancroft
a remake of the original:

To Be or Not to Be (1942)
During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier’s efforts to track down a German spy.
Starring Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack
Some funny lines in these films.

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