Do you remember those? Goose bumps? I seemed to get them a lot when I was a kid. I would encounter something that I found to be unexpectedly gorgeous, fantastic, awe-inspiring, breath-taking, and I would get goosebumps. But the older I get, the less I seem to experience goose bumps. Oh dear: less euphoria in […]
Introduction In the last few weeks I have seen one too many Facebook posts (typically linking to desperate articles) from my Pensacola Christian School classmates of yore clumsily trying to justify Donald Trump as the “moral choice” in this election. That absurdity is what prompted me to write this post. Those of us who grew […]
I told Art we need a word for laughing as crying. This, about when everything is for sale… HT: Art
Sometimes you take a punch to the gut when you realize just how astonishingly manipulative and brazenly dishonest people can be, especially when the stakes are high and massive amounts of money are at stake. An Example: Liars Lie My sister told me today in a phone call that she was really shocked to learn that even […]
But, when I saw this a couple of weeks ago, I couldn’t resist. I snapped this photo knowing I would post it to my blog for everyone to enjoy. It makes a number of statements. Update In response to Janice’s comment below, I am including the animated toilet bowl plunger in this post since the […]
Go Right, Young Man I have remained silent on politics for the entire, tedious nomination process. But now that we have our presumptive candidates, I want to weigh in on politics for just a bit: long enough to make my endorsement. After this, I will attempt to remain silent on the election. If you can’t […]
At the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority conference this week, Georgia Senator David Perdue, (R), said we need to pray for our President. He then stated that we need to specifically pray a certain way. Well, in his own words: I think we’re called to pray for our country, for our leaders, and […]
I’ve stayed away from the political freak show for months now, but I couldn’t pass this one up! This photo appeared in my Facebook timeline. Hat tip to Rex. And I loved Borowitz’ comment yesterday about her1 upsetting the whole country by reminding us she exists when she endorsed, or whatever she meant, the hairpiece. I don’t […]
A few years ago I wrote a blog post, “I’ll Buy a Vow*l”, about the state budget horrors of California. I jokingly stated that, to raise revenue, the state passed a law limiting the use of the vowel “e” from all forms of written communication.
Since most people don’t keep their car for 10 years, they are paying taxes for a vehicle they no longer own. High marks for clever. Very clever! I call this theft, not taxation. At best one would call it a hefty tax increase.