We have nothing to fear but fear itself. ~Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt It's no secret that Democrats think differently. Donkeys and elephants see the world through very different filters. Democrats are interested in individual equality, fairness, freedom of thought. We want everyone to get a chance to speak. While the traditional Republican values authority and … Continue reading New: Hand Sanitizer Turns Conservatives Liberal
“If you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right.” ~Prof. Greg Scott “To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it.” ~Charlie Chapman Note: Some of you may recall this post, which was originally published on November 28, 2017 - almost exactly one year ago! Its message felt especially … Continue reading Joy to the Resistance: the Power of Good Cheer
Each one of us can make a difference. Together, we make change. ~Senator Barbara Mikulski It's a refrain I hear often. "I'm just not important enough." As in: "It's not like my comments really make a difference anyway. I'm only one person. That's just not enough." Or: "I've been donating $5 a month, but that's just not … Continue reading The Danger of Feeling Insignificant
Here comes the sun, and I say. It's alright. ~The Beatles. A sunrise begins with one ray of light. That one ray is soon joined by others. Then still others. Then even more. And then, it's morning. The results we had last Tuesday were ... perfect. I'm not being overly optimistic here. In fact, the … Continue reading A Ray of Light?
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ~Warren Buffett Today is many things. An anniversary. A test. A deadline. It's the culmination of efforts - large and small - from people across the country. There will be people who win, and others who lose. There will … Continue reading You Planted a Seed.
It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it. ~Vince Lombardi Danger and deliverance make their advances together; and it is only in the last push that one or the other takes the lead. ~Thomas Paine Push yourself again … Continue reading What We’ve Been Waiting For
Ask yourself: Can I give more? The answer is usually yes. ~Paul Tergat, Kenyan Professional Marathoner Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. ~Lyndon B. Johnson If you’ve ever trained for a marathon, you probably know what a "fast finish" is. It’s a term for saving a wee … Continue reading Run Through the Tape