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THE SENILITY PRAYER GRANT ME THE SERENITY TO FORGET THE PEOPLE I NEVER LIKED ANYWAY, THE GOOD FORTUNE TO RUN INTO THE ONES I DO, AND THE EYESIGHT TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE.           The story goes that the old fire horse heard the alarm and...

"A GOOD FRIEND IS HARD TO FIND, HARD TO LOSE, AND IMPOSSIBLE TO FORGET." Friends For Life      On March 2nd you might have noticed a tear in the eyes of some of the toughest cowboys you will ever know.  Especially at Pretty Prairie.  Anyone who knows...

" RULE FOLLOWING, LEGAL PROCEDURE, AND POLITICAL CONSISTANCY ARE NOT MORE IMPORTANT THAN RIGHT, JUSTICE, AND PLAIN COMMON SENSE." W.E.B. DuBois      In part one I ended up expounding on the basis of how the government was intended to operate by our founding fathers.  Plus all the...

"RULE FOLLOWING, LEGAL PRECEDENCE, AND POLITICAL CONSISTENCY ARE NOT MORE IMPORTANT THAN RIGHT, JUSTICE, AND PLAIN COMMON-SENSE." W.E.B. DuBoise      We are at a point in our history where the right circumstances have come together that can affect the very existence of our nation, if we will just...

"ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS NO MATCH FOR NATURAL STUPIDITY."           Being a student of History it is interesting to me how agendas can drive the narrative with no regard to the facts.  Science is an investigation into the workings of any given subject.  There may...

"HONESTY IS THE FIRST CHAPTER IN THE BOOK OF WISDOM." Thomas Jefferson       It seems that the political climate has made many go wild about which ever side that they supported.  Some want the results changed to fit their own sense of values and others...

"THE LIFE OF THE DEAD IS PLACED IN THE MEMORY OF THE LIVING." Marcus Tullius Cicero      It seems too often that I am attending the funeral of a friend.  This comes with age and the fact that no one gets out of here alive.  Pretend if...

"WHEN I THINK OF KANSAS, I THINK OF FAMILY." Trai Beyers       I write this on Kansas birthday, so you are reading this afterward.  But on this day there are so many commenting on the birthday I leave it to them.  The fact that taking time...

"ONE OF THE BIGGEST PROBLEMS WITH COMEDY WAS THAT I DID NOT UNDERSTAND SOME OF THE JOKES." Desi Arnaz       I wanted to say a bit that is light hearted and when I went to find the customary quote that I start every piece with.  When...