“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.” – 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
“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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Category Archives: Family
. Whenever I think of Thanksgiving, this is the song that comes to mind – and this is a beautiful arrangement sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir: . .
. It was 34 years ago today that our lives changed in the space of an instant. One second we were a couple, and the next we were a family. It still never ceases to amaze me how seamlessly that … Continue reading
. Whenever we go to visit Paul’s mom, we know that there is always going to be pie. Mary has these wonderful old cookbooks filled with recipes from long ago – all of those little “church” and “small town” cookbooks fit … Continue reading
Growing up, I always wondered why my parents had named me “Teresa“. It isn’t a particularly common name (“Theresa” did make it to #65 in 1950); I lost track of the number of “Mary”s I grew up with, however! The only other girl … Continue reading
. Yield: serves 4-6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours Total Time: 8.5 hours
. One of the joys of having a child with Down syndrome is that they are constantly reminding you of the truly important things in life, simply by living a life full of joy and happiness. They live each day … Continue reading
Today is “Lola”‘s 8th birthday, so I thought I would re-run this post from 2012: Her Name Is “Lola”….. ….and whatever Lola wants, Lola is gonna get. . .
(October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month; this post – originally posted in 2011 – highlights just one more thing that many people don’t know about the DS population) As many of you know, our youngest daughter, Rebecca, was born with … Continue reading
. Today would have been my little sister’s 58th birthday. Miss you like heck, Sis…. . (“Again Someday” by Blackmore’s Night – available on CD or MP3)