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Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

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 […]

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 BUFFETT Rule (email)

November 30, 2016

The BUFFETT Rule  Pass on to at least 20 people if you agree We must support this – pass it on and let’s see if these idiots understand what people pressure is all about. Salary of retired US Presidents .. . . . .. . . . . .. . $180,000 FOR LIFE Salary of […]

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 […]

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. […]

Take down the Statue of Liberty – Rosemary LaBonte

October 5, 2016

This was written by Rosemary LaBonte to the editors of a California newspaper in response to an article written by Ernie Lujan who suggests we should tear down the Statue of Liberty because the immigrants of today are not being treated the same as those who passed through Ellis Island and other ports of entry. […]

Three Word Short Sad Story

September 6, 2016

Elected!   Assassinated!   Forgotten!  

Can’t Happen In America?

August 20, 2016

Can’t happen in America? Think about it.   Food for thought!  If it does happen, revolution can not be far behind.   Here’s a very scary thought………….. I had to take my vehicle to the mechanic the other day for service. The Service Manager, Pete, gave me a ride home and on the way he […]