My weekend in idioms

A watched pot never boils, but an unwatched pot might be a dog's object of obsession and then get tipped over, causing you to cry with the mess of white bean chili everywhere.

You can lead a horse to water but you can't make a teenager write a college admissions essay unless she really wants to (and that might be at the last moment).

Into every life a little rain must fall on the multitudes of leaves, making them wet and impossible to rake.

A fool and his money are easily parted, especially when internet shopping.

Blood is thicker than water except when asked to take your little brother with you to the movie with friends. 

Practice makes perfect but a reminding (nagging) mom makes practice happen in the first place.

Rome was not built in a day but I'll bet we could clutter it up really good and put it on the road to destruction in a single Sunday afternoon.

Rather than cursing the darkness, light a candle. And enjoy the extra hour of sleep.

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How was your weekend? What rings true for you today?

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