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I AM GETTING TOO OLD FOR THIS!   It started fifteen years and eleven months ago. We had started building the Ranch house and Bunkhouse up on a hill of what became the Wildfire Ranch. Our home and business sold so quick that we had moved into...

"A TRULY AMERICAN SENTIMENT RECOGNIZES THE DIGNITY OF LABOR AND THE FACT THAT HONOR LIES IN HONEST TOIL." Grover Cleveland All through the years of music trends and fads those in the music business will tell you that Wichita Kansas is a giant in the Country and Western...

FRUSTRATION RUNS DEEP WHEN DOING THE RIGHT THING IS IGNORED!   I have written about GAMBLE CHALK ONE in the past. In 1953 the US Army decided to have two military transports loaded with men and equipment fly at night under blizzard conditions in Alaska. Trouble was...

"WHEN YOU AIN'T GOT NO MONEY - YOU GOTTA GET AN ATTITUDE."   Pardon my attitude. My life has been so different than what I planned that dreams have become a source of disappointments. Do not for a moment think that I am crying in my beer....

"MADNESS IS RARE IN INDIVIDUALS - BUT IN GROUPS, PARTIES, NATIONS, AND AGES IT IS THE RULE."   When you listen to people who have achieved some sort of power it seems that no statement is too outrageous to make. And there are those who will shake their...

"EVERY NEW BEGINNING COMES FROM SOME OTHER BEGINNINGS END" Seneca   This time of year would be appropriately called 'The moon of madness'. In Kansas it is wheat harvest time. It is the time when motorists are asked to please be careful and give all the farmers and...

"MY MEMORIES MEAN A LOT TO ME AND I HOLD THEM CLOSE TO MY HEART." Radhika Apte   I have been blessed in my life in the fact that I have known so many interesting people and when I lose one it is very personal to me. Before...

"START WHERE YOU ARE. USE WHAT YOU HAVE. DO WHAT YOU CAN." Arthure Ash   What I cannot understand is how people go all in on statistics. Statistics are like computers, garbage in-garbage out. Statistics are used and manipulated to push points and manipulate others. When the numbers...

"YOU CAN RULE IGNORANCE; YOU CAN DO WHATEVER YOU WANT WHEN A PEOPLE ARE UNEDUCATED, SO THAT GOES IN LINE WITH CORRUPT BUSINESS AND CORRUPT POLITICS." will.i.am   I ask the question once again. What if you threw a party and no one came? The 'Green' forces in academia, government,...

"I'M ALWAYS LOOKING AT WAYS OF SHAKING UP THE WRITING EXPERIENCE BECAUSE I THINK IT HELPS." Michael Connelly   I always need a break from writing about politics. I need to tell stories that are timely and that does not work up my liberal friends, and besides politics are...