Tag Archives: Politics

Rod Chimes In

Imagine if you will, A world where every tweet, every post, and every meme must be fact-checked . . . . . .  but not a ballot. You’ve just crossed over into . . . the Twilight Zone. Thanks, @realEscanor

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Thanks, I Needed That

It’s been a tough few weeks for a lot of us and I needed a little dose of patriotism. I first heard this version of the 1812 Overture 20-30 years ago and it was one of the first CDs I … Continue reading

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Comment From The Cheap Seats

When Angela Merkle chimes in support of our President, it should cause you to take notice. If that is not enough, does this saying make any sense? “When you tear out a man’s tongue you are not proving him a … Continue reading

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GK Was Forward Thinking

“Representative government has many minor disadvantages, one of them being that it is never representative.” -G.K. Chesterton

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Are We There Yet?

Our youngest daughter, her husband and their two dogs recently made the 12.5 hour trip from the frozen tundra of Michigan to sunny, mild South Carolina. A few days later, they turned around and reversed course. Below are a few … Continue reading

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A Lesson For The Season

A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right and evil doesn’t become good just because it is accepted by a majority.” Booker T Washington   Editorial note:  Especially when the size of the minority is inflated with the aid … Continue reading

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That Smell

No, not the song by Lynyrd Skynyrd, but a smell that triggered a few fond memories, but first. . . In just a few weeks, I’ll begin my 12th year of blogging and while I am no longer committed to … Continue reading

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On Being Afraid

“Cutting out a man’s tongue doesn’t make people think he’s a liar. It makes them think you’re afraid of what he has to say” –Tyrion Lannister Any current application of this idea that you can think of?

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The Week In Review (No Politics. . . Mostly)

Things are starting to settle down and I’m not having to commute 262 miles each day.  Thank you to the owner of my company for providing me a place to stay. Driving that much leaves little time or mental reserves … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Adeline, Anniversary, Babies, Back in the day, Blogs, Chick-fil-a, daughters, family, Music of the 1980's, Observations, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

And It Makes Me Wonder

No, not Stairway to Heaven, but this online, word quiz that I received today. Considering the current, political climate, I think this question may have more than one correct answer. So today, after 23 days of political sobriety, I need … Continue reading

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