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Archive for the ‘figure of speech’ Category

Are we still Free?

April 25, 2019

Have we become TOO Politically Correct or TOO Corrected Politically? Do the citizens of the United States have the right to choose their own destiny OR have we become Victims of our fear of confrontation? I remember a time when the United States was a proud nation with family origins from almost everywhere in the […]

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 […]

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/ […]

Replacement Theory

April 16, 2017

There are some people who are fundamentally habitual in their nature.  These folks tend to repeat, focus on, become addicted to a behavior of one kind or another and they, then, tend not to let go. There are other folks who are much less habitual but I am not talking about them now. Habit driven […]

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 […]

Recent Palindromes

May 14, 2015

The current week has dates that can be written like this: 5/11/15 5/12/15 5/13/15 5/14/15 5/15/15 And EACH of these can be written backwards (as a Palindrome) to show the same date: 5/11/15,  5/12/15,  5/13/15, 5/14/15, 5/15/15. Just thought you would all like to know that. bgbg