"What all the wise men promised has not happened, and what all the damned fools said would happen has come to pass." - Lord Melbourne
"We voted for these people. We should be allowed to taser them." - Mike
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"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods" - Albert Einstein
"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke
"The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted." - D.H. Lawrence
"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." – Thomas Paine
"God doesn't call the equipped - he equips those he calls." - Barbara Curtis
"Hand-written notes in cursive writing are still the finest personal way of saying thank you. The people who send those after interviews are the ones who get the jobs."
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Monthly Archives: March 2011
I’ve been doing this job (parenting) for 8,925 days, and I still suck at it. You’d think with all of the on-the-job training I’ve had, I would have figured things out by now, but noooooo – it’s always something new, and … Continue reading
I had my semi-annual teeth-cleaning today. My dentist is a cool guy – he and I have a running “rivalry”. He knows I’m an Aggie, so he ALWAYS puts me in his “Longhorn” room for cleanings. Well, I got him … Continue reading
OK, this is great. Warning: Be sure and pee first before you read this…… Life as a child growing up in Texas… Author Unknown Around age 10 my dad got me one of those little badass compound bow beginner kits. … Continue reading
Got this from The Patriot Post in my inbox this morning: Apparently the White House tossed out a number of perfectly good names before arriving at “Operation Odyssey Dawn”:
Got this in my e-mail this morning from my aunt, and had to share it with all of you (this was forwarded to her by someone else – it’s just one of those funny stories): After I retired, my wife … Continue reading
March 6th is a very important day in Texas history, as it is the day that we commemorate the fall of the Alamo, a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution which was the beginning of the end of Mexican rule.
A dear relative, who I just love to pieces, passed along an e-mail to me today. While the intent of the original is well-meaning, I really and truly feel that a lot of people today jump in with both feet before they think about what they are … Continue reading