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“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.”
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“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
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“God doesn’t call the equipped – he equips those he calls.” – Barbara Curtis
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Category Archives: Annual Posts
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.
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….
Back in 2011, I got an idea for something to do for the days leading up to Christmas – I LOVE Christmas music, both sacred and secular, so I thought it might be nice to post some of my favorites. … Continue reading
. . From 1978, these classic clips from the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” never fail to leave me in stitches: . . Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! .
. There are plenty of videos with this beautiful song out there, but I absolutely LOVE the photography used in this one – it’s full of the people and things that make America such a great country: . . (“Simple … Continue reading
. Today marks the 155th anniversary of a most solemn occasion: .
. Today would have been my friend Becky’s oldest son’s 39th birthday. Jonathan left us much too soon (a car accident in 2001), but he left lots of great memories behind for those who loved him best. One of the things … Continue reading
. Just ask my family – I’m one of the original “Fanilows“, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’ve been hooked ever since I heard “Mandy” on the radio in 1974 (what can I say? Other girls my age … Continue reading
I love Halloween – it’s the only night of the year when you are allowed to wear a costume without being in a play: