"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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Category Archives: Special Occasions
. On April 21, 2009, I answered “Here” for my sister, Beverly Suzanne Hamilton ’84. Tonight, Paul and I will answer “Here” for our beloved daughter, Michelle Elise Koch ’13. One day our children will answer “Here” for both Paul … Continue reading
The first day of high school (Fall, 1974), the girl sitting in the desk in front of me in my first class (German II, with Herr Suhr) turned around and said, “Hi! I’m Becky.”
Today is my Dad’s 86th birthday. I can’t tell you how very glad I am that he is still here to celebrate with us – Paul lost his father a few years ago, and it is a loss that he feels … Continue reading
. It was 31 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
. Today would have been my little sister’s 55th birthday. Miss you like heck, Sis…. . (“Again Someday” by Blackmore’s Night – available on CD or MP3)
. Twenty-five years ago today, a spirited whirlwind of a girl blew into our lives: ….and we have never been the same. Where has all that time gone? God has a wicked sense of humor – ask any family that has … Continue reading
Thirty-seven years ago today, two starry-eyed kids said “I do”…. To my wonderful husband, Paul – thank you for all of the special memories, and for making me so incredibly happy.