Tuesday, January 22, 2019

father of American literature

"Never let school get in the way of a good education."
- Mark Twain

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

stroke of insight

Thursday, January 17, 2019

losing your hair?

Contact Wade for realistic hair pieces.

on Richard Cassel

Online Holocaust resources include www.ushmm.org.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Power and Food

What the aliens offer are unlimited power/energy and food! What could possibly go wrong?

how ted danson holidays

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

ground zero


"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all."

on what to say to a betrothed ex

"Happiness is hard to come by in this life, and you've given me more than my fair share."
- Advice Alex Reiger gave to Louie DePalma 

on positive mental attitude

"The only thing negative we want are test results."
- Sheryl Underwood

Monday, January 14, 2019

could go either way

A Hirst interview here

dog whistle

Only heard by a select, special audience.


More than 40% of workers feel (and corroborated by hard statistics) that their work is meaningless and doesn't contribute to the bottom-line.

Sunday, January 13, 2019


"44% of Canadians have been bullied on the job."
- The Stats of Life, CBC

Shaq foot

cabo wabo

"My performance side of me came from being nervous and scared."
- Sammy Hagar, who also said he "never wants to take an enemy to the grave."


"The longer you keep it up, the longer you have to burn in hell and the quicker you'll get there."


"Facts are the backbone from which truth is made."
- Shelby Foote


Saturday, January 12, 2019

on overcoming suffering through art

"The scab on the wounds that life has dealt."
- Elia Kazan

motivational speaker

"You're going to eat lightening and crap thunder."
- Burgess Meredith to Sylvester Stallone in Rocky

just manic enough


"First there was prostitution. Then carving."
- On the second oldest profession 

The Stone Carvers: Fetter, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1863-1949 here.

Amidst the gargoyles of Washington (D.C.) Cathedral, some of the last remaining Italian-American stone carvers demonstrate their traditional skills and exchange lively stories about their customs and work experiences. Shows that from the Gothic cathedrals of Europe to the beaux-arts skyscrapers of New York, these carvers have brought enduring beauty to the environment. Directed and produced by Marjorie Hunt and Paul Wagner. Blue Ribbon winner, American Film Festival, and Academy Award winner.

Friday, January 11, 2019

On gin

"It's an aromatic vodka."
- Tony Hale

roof and walls

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.”
- Winston Churchill, who was born at Blenheim Palace

on power

"Wherever I sit is the hot-seat."
- William Randolph Hearst

over education

"If I had any more degrees, I'd be a thermometer."

"always happy"

Thursday, January 10, 2019