Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Bottom Ten/NCAA Week 10

t is The Bottom Ten/NCAA Week 10 By Gaylon Kent America’s Funniest Guy Three winless teams. One ESPN Cup, symbolic of NCAA Bottom Ten supremacy. The battle is joined. #1 tight, but so is the competition for the remaining spots. It is … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – J.C. Watts

The American dream is not about money. It is about using your abilities and being the best you can be. – Congressman J.C. Watts, United States Congressman, Republican National Convention, 8/13/96 We’ve been keeping our quotebook since 1998 and of … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – October 31, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… OH, I  WISH I WAS IN DIXIE, HOORAY!: The headline about a Mississippi school district deciding to return the landmark book To Kill A Mockingbird to its eighth-grade curriculum caught our eye, but it … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Nietzsche

Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves? – Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche was a German writer and philosopher whose writings covered a broad spectrum, from philosophy to art, history, science and culture. He originally … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – October 30, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience…   THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’: You know, there was a time when winning ensured some job security for managers and coaches. Not anymore. Joe Girardi manages the New York Yankees to within a … Continue reading

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October 29, 2017

Today’s Menu: The Daily Dose and The Thought for the Day We didn’t intend to go three days between columns, but that is how it worked out. We keep rather odd hours right now and we sat down at the … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Gore Vidal

Each of us must endure the entire cycle from beginning to end. There is no way out. – Gore Vidal, Creation Both this author and this book have appeared numerous times in this feature so we won’t bore you with … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – October 29, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… HELP WANTED: We don’t usually talk about personal amusements here at your Daily Dose but today we are going to chat a little bit about sports officiating. For several years the number of people … Continue reading

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October 25, 2017

Editor’s Note: scroll down to read today’s gems. The Links Department had the night off.  The Holy Trinity again for you today, valued readers: On This Date, The Thought for the Day and The Bottom Ten/NFL Week 9. Today on … Continue reading

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The Bottom Ten/NFL Week 9

The Bottom Ten/NFL Week 9 By Gaylon Kent America’s Funniest Guy The Bottom Ten is a merit based survey. And there is no shortage of merit this season. Sure, the Browns and 49ers continue to provide needed stability in these … Continue reading

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