Category Archives: Family

Respect & Civility

                As I have entered what many call the” Golden Years”, I have begun to notice a complete lack of two things that I was taught as a younger person, observed my elders … Continue reading

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Illegitimi non-carborundum or Don’t let them get you down.

  As my friend Zig Ziglar was fond of saying ” Some people look for a fault like there’s a large reward for it”, or as my Grandfather used to say ” some people can find a black cloud in … Continue reading

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Everyone, Yes, Everyone, Operates on Faith

    Faith, definition of : firm belief in something for which there is no proof, trust in things unkown or unseen.  Let me say first that this is not meant to be a secular post. As a very wise And … Continue reading

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The Big To-Do About Really Nothing + WHAT IS IMPORTANT

Currently everyone seems to be over wrought about politics, on both sides. The Democrats seem to be almost foaming at the mouth daily about Trump. The Republicans seem to want to blame the congressional Democrats for their own lack luster … Continue reading

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The Season of Reason

As the world seems to spin out of control, people hating each other, hurting each other, whining and complaining about most everything, we come to a small break in the year when most of us turn our thoughts to religion, … Continue reading

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As I See It From The Porch

Just a few short months ago, the Democratic Party was reveling in what they thought would be a cakewalk to the White House. In my opinion, had they chosen a different candidate, they would almost be at the finish line … Continue reading

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The Deterioration Of Wisdom From Experience Today

I can remember as a youngster hundreds of times being told if I wanted to know something to go and ask my grandparents. It was not because this was a” nice” thing to do, it was done because the adult … Continue reading

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The Truth–It’s Out There—-Somewhere

As a society, we seem to labor today with some of life’s simple things, as for example, the truth. I hear people berating Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, CBS, ABC, etc. etc., claiming the truth is not being told. Everyone has … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit – – If You Can’t See It, Does It Really Exist??

It is again that time of year, when hopefully during the Christmas holidays we are full of thankfulness and goodwill toward men. There are those among us who see no real use for not only the Christmas holiday, but this … Continue reading

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Why Having More is Not Always Happiness..

Often today I meet some people who seem to be very unhappy with their lives. They feel they have not accomplished enough, have not advanced in their careers to where they think they should be, and often feel that their … Continue reading

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