"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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. Michael Buble, sexy and soulful – the boy can eat crackers in my bed any time. (The lovely Mrs. Buble might have a problem with that…. :P ) . . Have a nice, relaxing day – .
. Last night, we went to see “American Sniper” (great movie – if you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend it). After the movie, Paul wanted to stick around until the “50 Shades of Grey” theater right next to … Continue reading
. Well, I went playing on YouTube again, and this time I ran across several versions of one of my favorite orchestral pieces, George Gershwin’s quintessentially classic American composition, “Rhapsody in Blue“. Rhapsody in Blue premiered in an afternoon concert … Continue reading
My dear sweet mother sent me a check for my birthday this year. After thinking about what I really wanted, I decided that now that we have a proper fireplace with a mantle, it was time to have a few Christmas stockings … Continue reading
. With holiday parties coming up, here’s a neat idea for either bringing along to share, or giving as a hostess gift. It is delightfully easy to make, and it is decadently delicious. If you don’t like alcoholic drinks, you … Continue reading
. . From 1978, this classic clip from the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” never fails to leave me in stitches: . . Turkey Day’s comin’! .
(This post originally appeared on October 2, 2011) So the New York Times put up a really cute picture of a sassy little bird: It’s got that certain je ne sais quoi , no? I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading