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Definition of the Day 8-10-17 -- Tough

TOUGH, n. A term used by sycophants to describe powerful politicians, especially heads of state. It normally means: 1) callous; 2) having little regard for human life; 3) ready and willing to shed the blood of others while running no personal risk of injury. 24 more words

Humor

Cosmic Quote #85

Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.–Ambrose Bierce

I’d say the quote above isn’t true, but I’d be lying.  Um. That’s assuming I copied it correctly.  

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Quotes

"Listen To Him!"

Today is Monday, August 7, 2017. Day 21,697. Only 12 more days until S’s and J’s birthday!

“Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.” ~ Ambrose Bierce, … 666 more words

Devotions

The Twilight (War) Zone

It’s been a good few weeks with family and friends, even if it was a tad on the hot side in Orlando, Florida, USA.  Still, my years in the American South prepared me well, and survive, I did, enjoyably even. 833 more words

Weird world

“GHOST, n. The outward and visible sign of an inward fear.”
Devil’s Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce

I was looking for some information and came across a video of a paranormal investigation at a place we are very familiar with… Avebury. 507 more words

Mystery

Weird world

“GHOST, n. The outward and visible sign of an inward fear.”
Devil’s Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce

I was looking for some information and came across a video of a paranormal investigation at a place we are very familiar with… Avebury. 701 more words

Consciousness

Definition of the Day 7-23-17 (Death)

DEATH, n. For Christians, a blessing — the gateway to heaven, the portal to paradise. It speaks volumes of the generosity of Christians that they so freely bestow this blessing upon their enemies, yet routinely do all in their power, even in extreme old age, to deny this same blessing to themselves. 23 more words

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