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Day November 7, 2010

Anything in parentheses can (not) be ignored.  ++

A pessimist counting his blessings: 10 … 9 … 8 … 7 …

Mid-life can bring out your angry, bitter side. You look at your latte-swilling, beeper-wearing, know-it-all teenager and think, “For this I have stretch marks?” ~ Anonymous

Concerns for Baby Boomers

Then: Acid rock Now: Acid reflux. Then: Seeds and stems. Now: Roughage. Then: Popping pills, smoking joints. Now: Popping joints. Then: Our president’s struggle with Fidel. Now: Our president’s struggle with fidelity. Then: Killer weed. Now: Weed killer. Then: Getting out to a new, hip joint. Now: Getting a new hip joint.

It’s a small world–unless you gotta walk home.

A wise and frugal government which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government. ~ Thomas Jefferson (1801)

One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation. ~ Thomas B. Reed

Isn’t it interesting that the same people who laugh at science fiction listen to weather forecasts and economists? ~ Kelvin Throop    ++

4 out of 5 voices in my head say “GO FOR IT”

The former ruler of Russia and his wife were called Tsar and Tsarina, so clearly their children were called Tsardines.

If a woman changed her sex, what would her religion be? She would be a he-then.    ++

Little rivers which run into the Nile are…Juveniles.

It is not the responsibility of the government or the legal system to protect a citizen from himself. ~ Justice Casey Percell

The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. ~ Thomas Jefferson

If I cannot brag of knowing something, then I brag of not knowing it, at any rate, brag. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to stay, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact. ~ George Eliot

I don’t deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don’t deserve that either. ~ Jack Benny

There is too much sax and violins in music. ~ Jim Loy

I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up. ~ Dean Martin    ++

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always drink upstream from the herd. ~ Will Rogers

No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society.  If we’re looking for the sources of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed, and love of power. ~ P. J. O’Rourke

The only thing wrong with a perfect drive to work is that you end up at work. ~ Anonymous

Get a bicycle. You will not regret it. If you live. ~ Mark Twain

When important issues affecting the life of an individual are decided by somebody else, it makes no difference to the individual whether that somebody else is a king, a dictator, or society at large. ~ James Taggart