"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
"You guys just don’t spend enough time giving yourself cool but limited super-powers. This is the internet." - lauraw
"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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I love Halloween – it’s the only night of the year when you are allowed to wear a costume without being in a play:
. Something pretty for an October day: . . This beautiful arrangement of Towles van Zandt’s original is from Lyle Lovett’s “Step Inside This House” album (available in CD or MP3 format). .
. . Yes, Virginia, there IS a “Mother-In-Law Day” – who knew? It seems that since 1934, the fourth Sunday in October has been designated as the day when we honor the women who have been the target of a … Continue reading
. If you ever have a stressful day, this tune is a wonderful tonic… This is a lovely arrangement of Claude Debussy’s hauntingly beautiful “Claire de Lune” performed on a 10-string guitar – I heard a version of this on the “Falling … Continue reading
My friend Bob passed these along a while back (go pee first….): . . Chick-Fil-A is closed on Sundays :-( , so you’ll have to wait until tomorrow to get yourself some of that yummy goodness (it’s worth the wait…). … Continue reading
Happy Birthday to me: . . A fireman, a kitten, and margaritas. I’d better go check on that fire that I set earlier smell in the back yard…..
(It’s my birthday later this week, so I’m reposting an old favorite – this one originally appeared on October 11, 2012): . So Paul got a flu shot at work a couple of days ago…. The flu shot: The viruses … Continue reading