Category Archives: Wisdom

Let the Wind Blow Through You

“A playground dispute in the fourth grade concluded with a barrage of epithets hurled at me, each one more stinging than the one before it.  I was called every derogatory name for Indians that two white fourth-grade classmates could remember. … Continue reading

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WNA – 5

“We do not want churches because they will teach us to quarrel about God…” Chief Joseph Nez Perce

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WNA – 3

“Knowledge was inherent in all things.  The world was a library…” Chief Luther Standing Bear, Oglala Sioux

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Time to Clean House…

Congress has only been in session 1 day this year (2014), and the bickering is as loud as ever.  I for one, am very tired of it all.  All the partisan bickering, and nothing of substance ever gets done.  Beginning … Continue reading

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A “Caution” for Viagra, and the Like…

I think they ought to include a “Caution” on Viagra, and the like, that reads: “Caution:  It just might be a good idea to ensure your ‘partner’ is actually going to show up before taking Viagra.”  

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Rude Smell

I love fresh flowers in the house.  Especially now (late May) through the Fall.  However, this being said, there is a critical time wherein you have to get rid of them – that time before the water in the vase … Continue reading

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Have you ever wondered who first uttered the phrase “You Gotta Be Shittin Me?” Well, it just so happens to have originated through the Father of Our country, way back when George Washington was crossing the Delaware River with his … Continue reading

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Observation: Attitude

“You can’t operate a high-performance jet with, a low-performance attitude…”

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The Men in My Life…

All my life it seems I have ‘gravitated’ towards certain men in my life – men of “character.”  Harry is the latest; Harry is a man of “character.” My Dad was a man of “character” also, I suppose.  But he … Continue reading

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Air Force Regulations and manuals (now ‘Operating Instructions,’ soon to be ‘Suggestions’), spelled out ‘the letter of the law’ when it came to day-to-day operations.  Mentors on the other hand, told us ‘how the cow eats the cabbage.’  I was … Continue reading

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