Tags » Quid Pro Quo


It is believed that the system of Barter Exchange started around 6000 BC. People of that time understood that nothing and absolutely nothing would be done without expecting a valid consideration. 838 more words

Quid Pro Quo

Sleep is difficult

Without your arms to hold me

Nightmares are haunting

Dawn Serene | ©


Children Learn What They Live

My daughter jokes with her brother than she’s had responsibility for the General and I for the past twenty years.   While he’s been courting danger in far away places (Iraq & Afghanistan), she’s had the daunting task of being present and ensuring we’re getting it right. 1,047 more words


Foreign Influence

Prior to the mid-1990s, one of the security questions asked of candidates for security clearances was whether or not the individual had *ever* used illicit drugs. 838 more words


When I’m Reminded to Give It Away (#BestOf)

(the Best of) A Year of Being Kind, Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Another day of service, another opportunity to be kind. I can be kind in all sorts of situations, including the library. 521 more words

False piety

False piety

Each day the sun rises. Each day hope escapes to be chased and sought after as a balm for the inequities we suffer from those we trusted and no longer accept as just and honest. 706 more words

Gulf states seek quid pro quo of US assurances, weapons, for support in Iran deal


In order to back a nuclear agreement with Iran, leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council are seeking new weapons technologies and major security guarantees from the White House to ensure the Sunni countries a military edge over Shi’ite Iran in the region, the  286 more words

Daily News