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The Paper Trail

The routine seldom varies. I get an ‘idea’ over the weekend and spend the next few days jotting down associated thoughts and notions on random pieces of paper as I go about my routine daily humdrum. 1,306 more words

Getting Older

Reviews of "Churchill: Walking with Destiny" by Andrew Roberts

Churchill: Walking with Destiny
by Andrew Roberts
1104 pages
Allen Lane / Viking
Release Date: Nov 27, 2018 (intl edition)

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Almost no historical figure is as complex, colorful and beloved as Winston Churchill. 457 more words


A Passage To Ponder: Mark 12:41-44

Years ago Paul Harvey told a story on his radio show about The Butterball Turkey company setting up a hotline to answer consumer questions about preparing holiday turkeys. 789 more words

Winston Churchill

REVIEW: That Churchill Woman by Stephanie Barron

By Heather A.

3 out of 5 stars   ★★★☆☆

January 22nd 2019 by Ballantine Books

Wealthy, privileged, and fiercely independent New Yorker Jennie Jerome took Victorian England by storm when she landed on its shores.

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Dog is God spelled backwards

There’s an old joke about the dyslexic atheist who stayed up all night wondering if there really is a Dog. With apologies to dyslexics, that’s funny, but there’s also some truth in it. 289 more words


“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

Winston Churchill


A Time of Responsibility


“The price of greatness is responsibility.”

― Winston Churchill


I saw an idiot* on television yesterday say, “The buck stops with everybody… 364 more words