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"EVERYBODY IN THEIR OWN IMAGINATION DECIDES WHAT SCARY IS." Yvonne Craig   The world has been scary my whole life. When I was a toddler we could not eat snow ice cream anymore after the governments of the world started testing nuclear bombs at ground level. We were warned that...

"EDUCATION IS WHAT REMAINS AFTER ONE HAS FORGOTTEN WHAT ONE HAS LEARNED IN SCHOOL." Albert Einstein   I had a conversation with a friend not long ago whose daughter is a math teacher. She said her daughter was very upset from taking classes to learn how to teach the...

"FALL IS ONE OF MY FAVORITES, BUT THEY KEEP TRYING TO RUIN IT." Roger   Temperatures are cooling and rain keeps going just east of us but Fall has always been one of my favorite seasons. Mostly because when I was younger Fall and early winter always meant...

"OUR FATIGUE IS OFTEN CAUSED NOT BY WORK, BUT BY WORRY, FRUSTRATION, AND RESENTMENT." Dale Carnegie   TECHNOIDIOCRACY, I invented a word! I expect that Webster will want to add this to the dictionary. What it describes is the fatigue and frustration that I, and I am sure many...

"LEADERSHIP IS PRACTICED NOT SO MUCH IN WORDS AS IN ATTITUDE AND IN ACTIONS." Harold S. Geneen The facts of fire have been driven home twice in two years here in Kansas and now it is California that is facing realities. Montana and Idaho have been facing all...

"YOU CAN DELEGATE AUTHORITY, BUT NOT RESPONSIBILITY." Byron Dugan   There is always a big rush to take a horrible situation and turn it to something that shifts responsibility. Since the individual responsibility has been removed from everything those who would use this for their own reasons seem...

"ATTITUDE IS A LITTLE THING THAT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE." Winston Churchill   Attitude is a big thing and lately I have been having a bad attitude. Now I know you will think this is about politics. Not this time. In many if not all news and websites that...

"WHEN ONE BURNS ONE'S BRIDGES, WHAT A NICE FIRE IT MAKES."                                 Dylan Thomas   Are you tired of politics being injected into everything? I am, and Aunt Gladys would sure like for me...

"JUST WHEN I THINK I HAVE LEARNED THE WAY TO LIVE, LIFE CHANGES. Hugh Prather   Life has a funny way of drop kicking you as you think things are just where they should be. Reality jumps up and punches you in the nose and gets your attention. It...

"A MIND THAT IS STRETCHED BY A NEW EXPERIENCE CAN NEVER GO BACK TO ITS OLD DIMENSIONS." Oliver Wendel Homes Jr.   The most frequent question right now to me is "Do you feel like a weight has been lifted?" Not really, let me explain. As you may be aware I...