Friday, September 30, 2016
Thursday, September 29, 2016
“The President and the Congress are all very well in their way. They can say what they think they think, but it rests with the Supreme Court to decide what they have really thought.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
"If by chance some day you're not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled." ~ Red Skelton
totalitarianism. (Totalitarianism is a political system where the state recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible.) I was being optimistic by using the word 'soft'. Okay. Enough of my view of Civics 101 for today. I observe, report, inflate, conflate, and maybe even irritate, but, at the end of the day, you decide for yourself. As God leads, of course. Take care and may He bless us, one and all. Amen. ....More later.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Influence Peddling: "The practice of using one's influence with persons in authority to obtain favors or preferential treatment for another, usually in return for payment." (www.yourdictionary.com)
Monday, September 26, 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016
“We have deemed all these words necessary in order to explain that we have been traveling more slowly than was predicted, concision is not a definitive virtue, on occasion one loses out by talking too much, it is true, but how much has also been gained by saying more than was strictly necessary.” ― José Saramago, The Stone Raft
|Young champion beard growing competitor.|
Thursday, September 22, 2016
"The Blogosphere: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the View From Here. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new stuff, to seek out new things to talk about and new words to communicate, to boldly go where no one has gone before." Or something like that. ...More later.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
“The truth has become an insult.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, recognized Nigerian novelist, nonfiction writer and short story writer.
|Three of my all time favorites, Casey Stengel, Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra|
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016
"The greatest thing is not to believe in Santa Claus; it is to be Santa Claus." ~ Pat Boone, American singer and actor.
Friday, September 16, 2016
Thursday, September 15, 2016
"I got overwhelmed by the magnitude of the celebrity culture in America. My background is as a news journalist, and newsrooms in the US are shrinking - investigation teams are being terminated or shrunk on newspapers all around the country. The one aspect that's expanded is coverage of celebrity culture." ~ Carl Hiaasen, American journalist
|While this was a problem, it was Ike's 18 inches of rain that came into our house that really did us in.|
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
"If you look in the mirror and your see a big belly, a bald head, wrinkled face, a complexion like leather, well, look on the bright side, at least your eyesight is still okay." adapted from an unattributed graphic
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016
“We often use the Bible as a source for personal validation and defense, a sidekick and a shield, but these will prove ineffective without first the other part. We must also allow ourselves to be wounded by it. We tend to forget its authority - that it is a double-edged sword. Our decrepit, depraved hearts must be completely ripped out in order to welcome that of God.” ― Criss Jami, American poet, essayist, and philosopher.
Friday, September 9, 2016
|"But we`ll travel along Singing a song Side by side."|
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Facebook message sent to Kroger from an elderly gentleman: "Facebook was down for about five minutes so I went and visited my wife. She seems like such a nice person."
septuagenarians. Look it up. May God bless us all is my prayer. Amen. ....More later.