“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
“If you’re standing around talking about doing away with fossil fuels while pointing at an electric vehicle that’s about 70% synthetic materials, you’ve already failed an IQ test you didn’t even know you were taking.”
“Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.”
“They’re not ignorant. They’ll tell you all about what they know.”
“You guys just don’t spend enough time giving yourself cool but limited super-powers. This is the internet.” – laura w.
“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” – Thomas Paine
“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
“They can pass a law to say anything, but reality gets to bat last.”
“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
Always remember: Law is about arguing one fact that helps your argument and ignoring the ten facts that disprove it.
“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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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #19: Blues and Rhythm
. What’s that you say, Skippy? Your sweetie’s far from home? Well, just tell him/her to “Please Come Home For Christmas”: . .
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #18: Mom’s Birthday
Today is my Mom’s birthday, so I picked this song out especially for her. It came out in 2008; I remember that, because just a few weeks after I heard it for the first time, my mother had to unexpectedly … Continue reading
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #17: A (Mostly) Acoustical Christmas
. I have to admit, the first time I heard this song, I thought it was a release from Peter, Paul, and Mary – the Barenaked Ladies are joined by Sarah McLachlan to do an upbeat version of “God Rest Ye, … Continue reading
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #16: Happy Hour
Christmas is a little more than a week away, and I’m sure that nerves are getting a little frazzled. So today, I thought I’d play some music with a sophisticated, “grown-up” feel to it – the kind you might hear … Continue reading
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #15: An Instrumental Christmas
Not all Christmas music has words; there are many lovely instrumental arrangements of old and new classics out there. While I’m not particularly fond of the style, one of the more popular “new” ones is Transsiberian Orchestra’s “Wizards of Winter” … Continue reading
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #14: The Children’s Hour
While most Christmas songs are performed by adult artists, there are a few that will forever be associated with child artists (and/or thought of as uniquely children’s songs). I grew up with these songs, and still love them today – … Continue reading
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #13: Odds and Ends
There is so much great music out there that I couldn’t include all of the songs that I love (or that people want to hear)! While putting this series together, I tried to group songs with a similar theme together, … Continue reading
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #12: Songs from a Shared Childhood
Today’s post is a little different from all the rest.
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #11: Christmas at the Movies
. Not every character in the movies likes Christmas: . . Happily, however, most of them do! I thought today I would share some Christmas music from the movies – many of the songs that we think of as “Christmas … Continue reading
My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #10: The Bells of Christmas
Whenever I hear sleigh bells, it always makes me think about Christmas. There are lots of Christmas songs with a “bell” theme to them, so I thought I’d group some of them together in a post.