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Archive for the ‘colloquial’ Category

The Fast Lane: An Enigma

March 10, 2019

Many people who drive have a preference for one of the lanes on a highway over the others. My experience has shown me that most of the folks who are driving in the slow lane are planning to get off the highway at one of the exits that are coming up pretty soon.  Although, some […]

The Magic of Communication

January 14, 2019

I get an idea about something to say. My mind translates that idea into words and I think about how or whether I am going to share this idea with anyone else. Usually, I start to formulate how I am going to express my idea to another and, if and when the right chance arises, […]

Jesus’ Younger Brother

November 14, 2018

What if Jesus had a younger brother? Would Jesus have had to baby sit him when Peter, or was it Joseph, and Mary went out to shop or for dinner? What kind of role model might Jesus have been and how would he influence this younger brother? Some one asked me, today, if I would […]

Life is an Asymptote

September 10, 2018

In Math, an asymptotic relationship or formula is defined as: a line that continuously approaches a given curve but does not meet it at any finite distance It’s sort of like a football penalty for half the distance to the goal: you get closer but you never get there. In my experience, Life is like […]

Now Is Forever

March 23, 2018

Every second of our lives is a moment in “The Now”. How can it be otherwise? What is past is passed and we can only remember and HOPE that we Learn from our past. What is Yet To Come holds promise and, perhaps, fear but we spend each Now preparing for what is Yet To […]

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 […]

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/ […]

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. […]

1947 to 1948

March 15, 2016

This should give you a laugh…Just thought you should know… The year was 1947. Some of you will recall that on  July 8, 1947 , more than 65 years ago, numerous witnesses claim that an Unidentified Flying Object, (UFO), with five aliens aboard, crashed onto a sheep and mule ranch just outside  Roswell ,  New […]

ABOUT HARRY and BESS – from email

March 13, 2016

Just a little FYI, interesting how things have changed in our life time!! We will never see this again. Thought you’d enjoy this! It’s one you want your Children and Grandchildren to read. They won’t believe this happened, but it DID. Harry & Bess (This seems unreal.) Harry Truman was a different kind of President. He […]