“In great deeds something abides. On great fields something stays. Forms change and pass; bodies disappear, but spirits linger, to consecrate ground for the vision-place of souls.” – Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain (October 3rd, 1889 Gettysburg. 20th Maine dedication)
Sometimes you Feel Like a Nut!
Well the snow is melting and I am working a on a good size project and all is okay in my World at the moment. It’s at these moments I think of some of the great philosophers of our times and can’t help but want to share their words with you. “An intelligent man is… Continue reading Sometimes you Feel Like a Nut!
Saw this quote tonight, it seems to have really struck something in me. So much sadness and hate and violence, including the Cleveland woman who killed her small child by “scalding her baby to death”. I suppose I would be remiss if I didn’t say I was feeling in quite the melancholy mood. “The only… Continue reading Edmund Burke
“There are too many people who can too easily identify with defeat.” –Woody Hayes, former coach the Ohio State University . .
I Speak my Mind
” I cannot help but speak my mind. I speak my mind because what is happening in my mind is much more interesting than what is happening in the real World.” Interesting —- I don’t know where this is from or who to attribute it to, but I will now use it for the reason(s) past,… Continue reading I Speak my Mind
This is pretty much right on . . . “The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it” .
On the eve of what would be the biggest change to our lives in America and how the government would get completely involved in our lives because of the “Cap and Trade act/bill“. I think former President Coolidge has it right . . . “If all men are created equal, that is final. If they… Continue reading Calvin Coolidge
It’ll Happen When I am Gone!
“Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.” – Mignon McLaughlin
“What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of science is not able to make an oyster?” – Jeremy Taylor [Most popular image on the blog! ] _______________________________________________________ Addendum: So my yearly break to refresh and rejuvenate is over.… Continue reading Jeremy Taylor