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A proverb is no proverb to you until your life has illustrated it. – John Keats John Keats was an English poet who flourished in the early 19th century. Like some poets, Keats was not particularly well received while living, … Continue reading
The Daily Dose By Gaylon Kent America’s Funniest Guy Notes from around the Human Experience… UH, YEAH, THIS IS BREAKING NEWS: Last week the United States carried out two airstrikes in Somalia in an effort to kill senior ISIS leaders. … Continue reading
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Notes from around the Human Experience… ANCHORS AWEIGH: Last week the Navy released its reports on collisions involving the USS Fitzgerald and the USS John McCain. Both suffered catastrophic collisions this past summer, the Fitzgerald off the southern coast of … Continue reading
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American poet, essayist and lecturer. He was ordained as a … Continue reading
Notes from around the Human Experience… OUR COUNTRY IS DYING: Usually after the latest mass shooting we trot out our suitably witless remark about cutting and pasting the previous mass shooting column, changing only the location and the number of … Continue reading
Humility will give you the power to do the job honestly. – Sonny Bono, December 5, 1997 Sonny Bono was an American singer, actor and politician and today’s Thought was one of the few we were actually present at when … Continue reading