Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Thought for the Day – Robertson Davies

The Fool is zero. And what is zero? Power, no? Put zero to any number and in a wink you increase its power by ten. He is the wise joker who makes everything else in the hand conditional. – Robertson … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – June 18, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… HERE WE GO AGAIN: Last month we wrote about Cleve Heidelberg, an Illinois man who spent 47 years in prison after being convicted of murder, a conviction that was vacated earlier this year. It … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – John F Kennedy

Go for the top. If you aim for second you will end up there. – John F Kennedy The 100th anniversary of John Kennedy’s birth passed recently. We couldn’t be bothered to do a Thought for the Day then, so … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – June 17, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… THERE’S ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE: Last month, the Ringling Brothers Circus closed after entertaining Americans for parts of three centuries.  It didn’t take long to fill the entertainment-you-don’t-need-to-see-but-want-to-see void, as it was announced this … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – June 14, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… BRILLIANT OL’ CHAP: We have come to the conclusion that either President Donald Trump will serve out his term or he will not serve out his term. Right now I ‘d say it’s 50/50, … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – June 13, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… BACK TO THE FUTURE: In our last column we discussed how the latest unemployment rate of 4.3 percent, while good, is not indicative of a strong American economy. It should be, but it’s not. … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – James 1:4

Perseverance must finish its work. – James 1:4 The Epistle of James is a book in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. James is generally thought to be the brother of Jesus Christ, though some who hold that Mary … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – June 11, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… NUMBERS GAME: The unemployment rate in the United States continues to fall, down to 4.3 percent in May, down a bit from April. Dry, Technical Matter: Now, as people both smarter and infernally duller … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – An Old Hindu Saying

Everything has happened. Everything will happen. Today’s Thought is unattributed because while we’ve seen this sentiment attached to the Hindus, we would not completely die of shock if other peoples – the American Indians come to mind – have expressed … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose/June 10, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… I  DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR…OR NOT: Between FBI and Russia investigations, and the general, day in, day out tumult that has been, and will continue to be, the Donald Trump Administration, it is a bit … Continue reading

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