"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
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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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. . From 1978, this classic clip from the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” never fails to leave me in stitches: . . Turkey Day’s comin’! .
Sometimes when you start exploring YouTube on a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon, you stumble across the most beautiful things: . The gentleman playing this gorgeous arrangement of the theme from one of my all-time favorite movies is a young man … Continue reading
. Today would have been my friend Becky’s oldest son’s 31st birthday. Jonathan left us much too soon (a car accident in 2001), but he left lots of great memories behind for those who loved him best. One of the things … Continue reading
. Just ask my family – I’m one of the original “Fanilows“, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’ve been hooked ever since I heard “Mandy” on the radio in 1974 (what can I say? Other girls my age … Continue reading
I love Halloween – it’s the only night of the year when you are allowed to wear a costume without being in a play:
. Now, mind you, that isn’t what he MEANT to say, but in this interview on today’s “Morning Joe“, that is EXACTLY what he said – without realizing it: . . “First off all, in fairness, you have to blame … Continue reading
This may take a while to fix….. . .
Love, love, LOVE this picture of a veteran who decided to take one of the Barrycades and deposit it at the White House: . I’m sure the IRS will be showing up on his doorstep any day now….. .
I’ve loved this song since the first time that I heard it; Josh Groban has such an amazing voice, and “Per Te“ (from his multi-platiunum album “Closer“) is just an amazing song – the soaring violins, piano accompaniment, and tympani undertones just stir … Continue reading