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Archive for the ‘bravery’ Category

Those Annoying Neighbors

November 25, 2017

You have them, too. Those annoying neighbors who always put their Holiday decorations out one day before you do and they almost always look spectacular. The neighbors with their yards that are immaculate and always look like something out of Homes and Gardens. And, their kids who are always well dressed, well mannered, and well […]

The Two Worst Days of the Week

November 24, 2017

Every week there are two days that are going to happen and over which we have Little or No Control: Yesterday happened.  It’s over.  There is nothing we can do about that day anymore. But, we can take some learning out of our Yesterdays if we choose to. What happened?  What can we learn from […]

An Inside Joke

June 18, 2017

Do you know what an Inside Joke is? It’s a joke that only works inside my head!  That’s an Inside Joke. And by the way, that, in itself, is an Inside Joke!   However, since you are here, why don’t you check out some of my other blogs: IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering: https://softwareengineeringhandbook.wordpress.com/ […]

Presidential History

April 28, 2017

From a Friend on Facebook (I hope he doesn’t mind…) The first president I remember led the allied forces in Europe to victory in WWII. He cautioned us against the military industrial complex. He built the American highway system to enable American to defend itself. The second gave his life for America. He read seven […]

Common Sense Bill of Rights (from eMail)

April 14, 2017

This is probably the best e-mail I’ve seen in a long, long time. The following has been attributed to Lewis Napper, a Jackson, Mississippi computer programmer. He didn’t expect his essay — a tart 10-point list of “rights” Americans don’t have — to become an Internet legend. ——————————————————————————————– NEW PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION We the […]

The BEST Advice

November 30, 2016

HAPPINESS IS HOME MADE LIVE SIMPLY, LOVE DEEPLY, SPEAK KINDLY SMILE, ITS GOOD FOR THE HEART ENJOY GOOD FRIENDS, GOOD FOOD, AND GOOD TIMES PROCRASTINATE NOW AND PANIC LATER DOGS WELCOME, CHILDREN MUST BE LEASHED SIT LONG, TALK MUCH, LAUGH OFTEN THING BIG, BUT RELISH SMALL PLEASURES WHEN YOU FIND YOURSELF IN A HOLE, STOP […]

The Internet of Things and Your Car

November 12, 2016

Use the car’s remote access to unlock the doors and get into the driver’s seat. Mount your cell phone on a device that has sensors to let it and your Car know that there is a GPS capable cell phone in the mount. Activate your GPS system and ask it to Navigate to an address […]

And for my next trick…

November 9, 2016

The American People elected a new President on November 8th 2016.  The rumors and speculations about WHY they chose this one instead of the other candidate have only just begun. Some may say that is because the Silent Majority decided that they finally had a non-political choice and have been waiting for the chance to […]

All of a sudden – from eMail

October 31, 2016

Think about all of this in less than 8 years – just think about it!!! Before Obama, there was virtually no outlandish presence of Islam in America. All of a sudden, Islam is taught in schools. Christianity and the Bible are banned in schools. All of a sudden, we must allow prayer rugs everywhere and […]

Firearms Refresher – Found in eMail

October 24, 2016

Firearms Refresher Course 1. “Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.” ~Thomas Jefferson 2. “Those who trade liberty for security have neither.” ~ John Adams 3. Free men do not ask permission to bear arms. 4. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject. […]