Favorite Quotes Archive

A Toast to Independence Day

It’s time to honor those who secure our freedoms and remember those who visualized the United States. In preparing for July 4th, I was searching for a few good toasts. While I did run across a link to some “time honored” traditional toasts at http://www.rsvlts.com/2015/07/03/13-july-4-toasts/ , none of them were quite what I sought. So what’s better than an old timey toast? How about a…

Wagging Tail?

It’s 11:00 PM, and she leans over and says, “Let’s talk.” Or, your boss invites you to her office unexpectedly, and as you innocently arrive, there is a second person you don’t know in the room. Or, as you walk by an office mate’s cubicle where a conversation has been going for at least 15 minutes, you hear accompanied with, “I’m sure he can explain…

Deep Thoughts, Shallow Waters, and the Orgy of Unreason.

As I was swimming in the neither deep nor shallow waters of the pool, random thoughts swirled around in my brain. For instance, is it possible to have deep thoughts and live a shallow life? While some view swimming as exercise, I find it a superb vehicle to review the day’s happenings, consider variations to recipes, and ruminate on a variety of topics. Today’s post…

Post election euphoria, blues, or exhaustion?

It’s the morning after the election. Is anyone else tired? We all know “To sleep per chance to dream.” But Friedrich Nietzsche mused, “No small art is it to sleep; it is necessary to keep awake all day for that purpose.” As for the election, let’s take a deep breath and relax for just one moment. Perhaps Albert Einstein was right, “Politics is far more…