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"NEVER THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAS A MAN WHO LIVED A LIFE OF EASE LEFT A NAME WORTH REMEMBERING." Theodore Roosevelt   You have probably just heard wild tales of No Man's Land, the area known today as the Oklahoma Panhandle. Were the stories just fiction dreamed up by some western Hollywood...

"DO THE RIGHT THING. IT WILL GRATIFY SOME PEOPLE AND ASTONISH THE REST." Mark Twain   I have been known to tilt at windmills. If you don't know what 'tilting' is go look it up. If you don't then I will assume that you are reasonably well read. In my search...

"IF HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF, AND THE UNEXPECTED ALWAYS HAPPENS, HOW  INCAPABLE MUST MAN BE OF LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE." George Bernard Shaw   If this seems a bit late it is because I get my inspiration and then write my story. I am writing this on 9-11 of 2019. Eighteen years after...

"I HAVEN'T GOT THE SLIGHTEST IDEA HOW TO CHANGE PEOPLE, BUT STILL I KEEP A LIST OF PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES JUST IN CASE I SHOULD EVER FIGURE IT OUT.." David Sedaris   The largest loss of life fire in the United States took officially the lives of 1100 people....

"TRUTH IS EVER TO BE FOUND IN SIMPLICITY, AND NOT IN THE MULTIPLICITY AND CONFUSION OF THINGS.   I caught a TV program report and have had a devil of a time finding it again. The story caught my eye and then was off. With my aging mind (which has...

"SOCIALISM IN GENERAL HAS A RECORD SO BLATANT THAT ONLY AN INTELLECTUAL COULD IGNORE OR EVADE IT." Thomas Sowell   I was reminded of the facts of a Socialist society the other day and I had forgot about it. Since I have seen it several times in my life first...

"YOU CAN CONTROL TWO THINGS: YOUR WORK ETHIC AND YOUR ATTITUDE ABOUT ANYTHING." Ali Krieger   As you know I have opinions on about any subject. And I invite anyone who disagrees to make a case as to why I am in error. But lately I find that most who...

"WE CAN EASILY FORGIVE A CHILD WHO IS AFRAID OF THE DARK; THE REAL TRAGEDY OF LIFE IS WHEN MEN ARE AFRAID OF THE LIGHT." Plato   Today we have become so afraid of offending anyone that we cower when saying anything. We are so angered and sad when there...

"IF THE WORLD WERE A LOGICAL PLACE, MEN WOULD RIDE SIDE SADDLE." Rita Mae Brown   The recent attempt to drain the Swamp has taken a great new twist. You know that dwellers of the swamp do every thing possible to resist change. With the regular coming and going of...