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"WE HAVE NOW SUNK TO A DEPTH AT WHICH RESTATEMENT OF THE OBVIOUS IS THE FIRST DUTY OF INTELLIGENT MEN." George Orwell   Now set down and hold on I am about to go on a rant. If you get mad, well just tough. This is a deadly serious...

"EVERY REVOLUTIONARY ENDS UP EITHER AN  OPPRESSOR OR A HERETIC." Albert Camus   The deliberate division that is now a popular thing to be working for in this country owes itself to the fact that history is left out of the education of the revolutionary. If the actual truth is...

"WITH BOMBS AND FIRES, YOU ONLY GET ONE MISTAKE." Red Adair   We are at the start of the winter fire season here. The last two years has taught a lot of hard lessons and I think we need to be reminded of some safety precautions that can...

"ENVY IS THE ART OF COUNTING THE OTHER FELLOWS BLESSINGS, INSTEAD OF YOUR OWN." Harold Coffin   The constant war of envy that so many take part in is what the commandment DO NOT COVET THY NEIGHBORS GOODS. There is also the one about the neighbors wife. Seems that...

"GOOD JUDGEMENT COMES FROM EXPERIENCE, AND A LOT OF THAT COMES FROM BAD JUDGEMENT." Will Rogers   We always get the things turned around in life. When I was young and full of energy and optimism I needed good judgement. Now that I am older and cannot do much...

"NEXT TO THE WORD OF GOD, THE NOBLE ART OF MUSIC IS THE GREATEST TREASURE IN THE WORLD." Martin Luther   One of the greatest things in my life was taking my music to another level. Most may have never heard me or have seen me perform. I had...

"EVERYBODY IN THEIR OWN IMAGINATION DECIDES WHAT SCARY IS." Yvonne Craig   The world has been scary my whole life. When I was a toddler we could not eat snow ice cream anymore after the governments of the world started testing nuclear bombs at ground level. We were warned that...

"EDUCATION IS WHAT REMAINS AFTER ONE HAS FORGOTTEN WHAT ONE HAS LEARNED IN SCHOOL." Albert Einstein   I had a conversation with a friend not long ago whose daughter is a math teacher. She said her daughter was very upset from taking classes to learn how to teach the...

"FALL IS ONE OF MY FAVORITES, BUT THEY KEEP TRYING TO RUIN IT." Roger   Temperatures are cooling and rain keeps going just east of us but Fall has always been one of my favorite seasons. Mostly because when I was younger Fall and early winter always meant...

"OUR FATIGUE IS OFTEN CAUSED NOT BY WORK, BUT BY WORRY, FRUSTRATION, AND RESENTMENT." Dale Carnegie   TECHNOIDIOCRACY, I invented a word! I expect that Webster will want to add this to the dictionary. What it describes is the fatigue and frustration that I, and I am sure many...