“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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They started Mom on managed morphine last night – she receives a small dose every 4 hours. This is what she would want; she is tired, and ready for this journey to be over. I sit vigil by … Continue reading
Mom is sleeping most of the time. She is in pain whenever she is moved, and we have noticed more swelling in her body. Hospice came by today and is going to start her on a maintenance dosage of … Continue reading
As most of you know by now, I am in North Carolina helping out with my Mom and Dad during Mom’s last days. Everyone has been so nice – sending prayers and thoughts to the family, and telling me … Continue reading
Mom entered hospice today. She woke up and announced that she wants to go. Things are starting to deteriorate a little bit more quickly now – she is asking for pain medication more frequently, she is more uncomfortable, she … Continue reading
Mom is tired. She told me tonight that she is ready for Hospice. She says that she will probably see Michelle first, then her mother, then Bev. I can’t imagine a world without her in it, but she is ready … Continue reading
It is true what they say – as you get older, you progress from a child to the parent of your own children, and then one day you find yourself parenting your parents as their bodies and minds … Continue reading
Mom has finally(!) given me permission to tell everyone what is going on. Last August, she was given a diagnosis of Stage 4 (metastatic/terminal) lung cancer which had already spread to her lymph nodes and bones. She decided not to … Continue reading
.. When time is short, and you are blessed enough to be able to be there for the ones who have been there for you since the beginning of your life…… I am so thankful. ..