"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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(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
. They’ve started already – the ads for Christmas come earlier and earlier each year. I’m old enough to remember when we actually got through Thanksgiving before we started seeing and/or hearing Christmas stuff. I may not always agree with … Continue reading
(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
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. So a couple of years ago, Paul wasn’t feeling well after he’d been sick with a cold for awhile and his doctor wanted him to get some bloodwork done. Why, I never could figure out, but he’s the doctor, so I guess he must have … Continue reading
Paul is currently remodeling our front living area (where the new fireplace is). One of the features that we are keeping – apart from using the century-old bricks from the original fireplace – is the mantle that was on the fireplace. … Continue reading