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Tuesday’s Quotes October 17, 2017 - First Frost?

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”
— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

As I write this it is Monday night and the temperatures are falling rapidly, with a frost in the forecast (actually a bit late this year).

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When you want stop arguing

…Harvey Weinstein being a sexual predator…Doesn’t somehow exclude every time that Trump has been one?

These arguments are the reason why I feel like I should just stop arguing with extreme Trump supporters. 145 more words

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Food for thought

Variations on an oft-repeated theme.

My volunteer job, in conjunction with my paying job, is taking up quite a bit of my time recently, so I find the need to pause a bit to re-focus. 206 more words

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Ancient history

Repost, with a few changes, from October 13, 2015.

“there are two different ways of writing history: one is to persuade men to virtue and the other is to compel men to truth.”

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Tuesday’s Quotes - October 10, 2017 - Time

“Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now.

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Too Soon? Or Old News?

Yes, it’s time for me to repeat much of what I’ve said previously about guns in the United States in the wake of the slaughter in Las Vegas. 2,390 more words

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Inappropriate/appropriate ear worms?

Ok – so I saw a headline this morning on an opinion piece that we’d given up trying to determine the Las Vegas gunman’s motive. Now this was an op-ed, and was meant to express frustration with the arguing about mental health care and/or gun control, with nothing ever changing, but, being me, the first thing that popped into my head when I saw the headline was “ 253 more words

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