Day 221: Ride the Roller-coaster!

I would say that I consider myself a fan of certain catch-phrases, aphorisms, or words of wisdom. There’s a reason some of these sayings get used to the point of practically sounding meaningless. For example, there are many common expressions which try to explain or shed light on the often bitter-sweet nature of life. We’ve all heard them: “Take the good with the bad,” “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” “No pain, no gain.” Another one: “Life’s a roller-coaster.” These are sayings may seem like meaningless cliches. But are…