"What all the wise men promised has not happened, and what all the damned fools said would happen has come to pass." - Lord Melbourne
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"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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. Be back in a few days – this year’s “camping” trip is at the beach! . .
Today is the first Father’s Day since Paul’s father passed away. I know that he has great memories of his Dad from his childhood (and beyond); I am so very grateful that my Dad is still around for me to … Continue reading
Well, I knew this day had to come – it comes around every year. The day that all kids look forward to. and all mothers dread. That’s right, folks – the Last Day of School is here….. . . Oh, … Continue reading
I got brave last year, and made a photo book online for my Mom; thought I’d post it again this year, as things have been kinda crazy around here the last couple of weeks…. (Click on the picture to take … Continue reading
. Well, we’re back home. I swear, my father-in-law is up in heaven laughing his ass off right now….. The night before the funeral, our nephew, Andy, was in the Ballinger ER with a kidney stone – he was miserable (and medicated) the … Continue reading
Way back in 1979, I had the honor of meeting a man who came to mean a lot to me over the next 34 years. I had just started seeing a fella who very quickly asked me to spend the rest of … Continue reading
Rest in peace, Charles Henry Koch. December 13, 1927 – May 2, 2013 Thanks for being such a fantastic father-in-law. You will be greatly missed. .
. A couple of months ago, Paul found out that the team he works on had been chosen to receive an ”Aero Star” award – this is the highest award available at the Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Division, and it puts the team in … Continue reading
. They say that “Necessity is the mother of invention”. They also say, “Teach a man to fish…..” (you know the rest). One of the blogs that I follow had a post about William Shatner today, and I wanted to … Continue reading
…so I figured I should share a picture of me with my favorite bunny: I used to be so cute…..