"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 this day 18 years ago, we were given a very special gift: . . On July 10, 2001, we welcomed Rebecca Claire into the world. She was absolutely perfect – another beautiful daughter. A few hours after her birth, … Continue reading
Paul’s father passed away in 2013; I am so very grateful that my Dad is still around for me to tell him how very much I love him.
I got brave a few years ago, and made a photo book online for my Mom; thought I’d post it again this year, as it’s gotten to be a tradition with me…. (Click on the picture to take you to … Continue reading
Even though she is no longer with us, I always put up a post for my dear sweet Granny Carroll’s birthday. I was never able to see her very often since we lived so far from her, but I thought … Continue reading
. On April 21, 2009, I answered “Here” for my sister, Beverly Suzanne Hamilton ’84. Last year, Paul and I answered “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.”