"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 couldn’t do posts of Christmas music without including an all-time favorite, but it truly defied classification. I finally came up with a solution – Christmas favorites that come to us from other countries/cultures. It just might work….
The Coventry Carol has been a favorite of mine for many years – when done “right”, it will send chills up your spine. The author of this work is unknown; the oldest known text was written down by Robert Croo … Continue reading
While I love the traditional Christmas carols that we sing in church, I also love many of the songs that I hear on the radio. One of my favorites has always been “Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree”; no Christmas is … Continue reading
Can you go a Christmas season without hearing “Blue Christmas” at least once? I say you cannot! This is one of those songs that grows on you over the years.
The first time I heard this arrangement of “The 12 Days of Christmas”, I knew that I had to go out and buy this group’s album: . . I liked their music so much that I bought copies as Christmas presents … Continue reading
. I have to admit, when I was a kid, I didn’t care for this song at all – I think it’s only as we grow up and leave home that we are able to appreciate the bittersweet sentiment of … Continue reading