Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Diary of a Nobody – The Funny Novel of Everyday Life

Meet Sparrow, an average man passing an average life… Wednesday March 30 I did very little today…Recall it has been a fairly busy few weeks what with graveyard shifts, different days off and that period where I worked 17 out … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Louis L’Amour

Riches are a claim to distinction for those who have no other right to it. Ancestry is most important to those who have done nothing themselves. – Louis L’Amour, The Walking Drum Louis L’Amour probably does not need an introduction; … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Nobody – The Funny Novel of Everyday Life

Tuesday March 30 A busy day today at The Shire as both spring cleaning was accomplished and the phone guy came by and fixed our home phone/Internet service. Regular readers of this crap know my cleaning skills are limited to … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Gore Vidal and King Xerxes

He too, was greedy – for honor. By allowing his ruling passion avarice to be overruled by love of glory, he destroyed himself. It is always a mistake to act out of character. – Gore Vidal, Creation For our money Creation … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Nobody – The Funny Novel of Everyday Life

Monday March 28 I started thinking early out about 1 or so, when I got back from lunch…The circumstances appeared to be favorable: we had stolen Jason for the day from Maintenance and it wasn’t too busy. But circumstances, as … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – March 28, 2016

…the ultimate opponent is the warriors own self…To actually overcome one’s own defects is the nature of victory. – Deng Ming Dao, 365 Tao The biggest obstacle to success is oftentimes ourselves. This is because there is a lot to … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Nobody – The Funny Novel of Everyday Life

Sunday March 27 Today’s Mystery of the Front Desk is that most guests who had 10am checkouts were leaving their rooms at 10am…Prudence, who runs the housekeepers from a desk in the back office – the same desk I watched … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Nobody – The Novel of Everyday Life

Saturday March 26 The only downside to the odd hours I’ve been keeping is The Wife and I are off-kilter schedule-wise…More than anything we are not eating together at times we are accustomed to eating together at…This means we are … Continue reading

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The Thought For The Day – Garrison Keillor

…actually it’s more like golf. You’ve got to go out and do it every day and live by the results. – Garrison Keillor, Love Me Garrison Keillor is an American humorist. Like all good humorists he not only makes us … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Nobody – The Diary of Everyday Life

Meet Sparrow, an average man passing an average life.  Friday March 25 I can’t believe I went this long without talking about my new iPhone…I know you’re pretty shocked, too. It came Wednesday, right on schedule…Actually, a bit early…The email … Continue reading

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