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"THE ONLY SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE IS EXPERIENCE." Albert Einstein   What gets peoples undivided attention in Kansas? Shout TORNADO! I want to commend the residents of Andover for learning the lesson so well this time. When the word tornado was shouted and the sirens went off All-Ya-All paid...

"IF FREEDOM OF SPEECH IS TAKEN AWAY THEN DUMB AND SILENT WE WILL BE LED LIKE LAMBS TO THE SLAUGHTER." George Washington   If you never agree with anything I say you should read me anyway so you do not forget what free speech is all about. You do...

"IF YOU ARE BORED WITH LIFE - YOU DON'T GET UP EVERY MORNING WITH A BURNING DESIRE TO DO THINGS - YOU DON'T HAVE ENOUGH GOALS." Lou Holtz   Are you bored of living a boring existence in Kansas? Do you lay around the house and complain that "there...

"TIME MOVES IN ONE DIRECTION, MEMORY IN ANOTHER." William Gibson   The new born baby in my arms was a wonder and when he became my godson he became even more special. I don't consider myself to be a great godfather, but the three kids that became my...

"WHY DON'T THEY PASS A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROHIBITING ANYBODY FROM LEARNING ANYTHING? IF IT WORKS AS WELL AS PROHIBITION DID, IN FIVE YEARS AMERICANS WOULD BE THE SMARTEST RACE OF PEOPLE ON EARTH." Will Rogers   Slow Joe stated that he was actually for something but half of the White...

"IF ANTS ARE SUCH BUSY WORKERS, HOW COME THEY FIND TIME TO GO TO ALL THE PICNICS? Marie Dressler   The Kansas Legislature is working so hard that they are almost in a dither. There are so much important stuff to work on they may not get everything done....

"I AM PREPARED FOR THE WORST, BUT HOPE FOR THE BEST!" Benjamin Disralei   Hello-Mr. Roger Reenger. This is Roger Ringer. Hello I am calling you to inform you that I am your personalized agent from the Publishers Clearing House. Have you heard of us? Why yes, yes I...

"DOST THOU LOVE LIFE? THEN DO NOT SQUANDER TIME, FOR THAT IS THE STUFF LIFE IS MADE OF." Benjamin Franklin   As I sit and write this I am pondering on the 67 trips I have made around the sun today. It seems that it has gone by pretty...

"YOU CAN'T LEARN IN SCHOOL WHAT THE WORLD IS GOING TO DO NEXT YEAR." Henry Ford   I have many school teacher friends that understand when I criticize what education has become. There are many who just knee jerk and will not stop and consider what is said. We...

"HOPE FILLS THE HOLES OF MY FRUSTRATION IN MY HEART." Emanuel Cleaver   Do you ever feel that you have been beating your head against a wall? Try the feeling of beating your head against a wall for decades! That is what I am feeling now. I started writing...