"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
"The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted." - D.H. Lawrence
"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke
"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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Monthly Archives: July 2011
On Friday, we got the latest edict from on high: President Obama announced new automobile fuel-efficiency standards on Friday that require an average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.
. I saw this yesterday in the comments section at another blog. I don’t know where the commenter got the original. I took the liberty of adding some pictures – I hope you enjoy it! If you or anyone you … Continue reading
. I don’t know about you, but I’m getting sick and tired of this president waiting until the last minute to take care of problems that are entirely of his own making. Now, I don’t know if this method of … Continue reading
If any of my children were stand-up comics, I would be giving them plenty of material to use in their act. I used to laugh at all of those comedians who told stories about their parents and grandparents not being … Continue reading
. . Wendi Aarons has a job opportunity for someone with a strong constitution: …The Movie Chaperone will be responsible for meeting Mrs. Aarons and her two (2) children at the theater. He/she will then wait in line for popcorn … Continue reading
Yesterday, I heard something that I have never – NEVER – heard an American politician admit on national TV: that the American government has been lying to her people for the past 75+ years. See if you can pick it … Continue reading
On this day 51 years ago, a very special little boy was born. I just LOVE Birthdays! (Especially mine….)
Yesterday was Rebecca’s birthday, and I realized that 3 previous generations – and one baking legend - helped make her birthday cake special. When Rebecca was diagnosed with Celiac Disease, I was sure that baking from that point on was going to … Continue reading
On this day 10 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
. Sometimes, you really CAN learn new and interesting things late at night. Last night on one of the blogs that I frequent, a commenter who has been following the situation in South Sudan couldn’t hold in his excitement and elation … Continue reading