Quotes, quotes, football, quotes. I know, sorry. The blog has become a seldom-varying quote-factory. Oh well, that has some value...to cause a smile, to provoke thought, to stoke ancient prejudices into a burning inferno of hate. Well, maybe not that last one. I am debating whether to commence, or dispense, with the "I'm really busy" line. I have been busy, painting and in-general carrying out my … [Read more...] about News of Misc.
As a U.S. American who has lived in South Africa, and such, but not in the Iraq, I have great appreciation for this fine answer. I know this is old, but...wow... … [Read more...] about I personally believe that this never gets old
A friend of mine, Jodi, recently asked if I would use a pseudonym/pen name if my book is ever published. OK, so my name is boring. Samuel Smith is my name, along with, according to the N.A.M.E. (Naming Association of Maladroit Educationists) four and two-thirds trillion other people (in Japan alone). So she suggested S.D. Smith. D is my middle initial, and yes, I was named after a woman named … [Read more...] about Initial Discussion
Item: It is my custom to specify, when ordering at a drive-through window, that the order is to go. It is helpful to repeat this as if you have no confidence that the person taking the order will get it right. Item: What’s the deal with this team? Item: Mark Twain said "Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." … [Read more...] about Honk if you like peace and quiet