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It’s all Downhill from here Friday Giftures

January 17, 2018 Leave a comment

Ben's Bitter Blog

Everyone goes through peaks and valleys or as I like to call them The Middle of the Sun during Summer and Middle of the Antarctic in the winter.  You might reach your peak efficiency of the work week on Wednesday at 10 am, or you might reach you absolute low at 3 pm on Tuesday. Or you might have the best year of your life at 32 or the worst one at 31.  A bitter person has only one peak which is when they are born, and then everything else is downhill from there.   It’s basically like getting to the top of the kiddie slide and just complaining so much about the steep one foot decline that everyone around you thinks it’s the world’s tallest slide.  And they are so tired of hearing you complain about your first world problems that they finally decide to stop following your blog…

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Clear and Present Dangers . . . . Martin Luther King Day

January 15, 2018 Leave a comment

“Martin Luther King, Jr. didn’t carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.”

~Adrian Cronauer

U.S. Cavalry Flag

January 13, 2018 Leave a comment

January 8, 1877 – Crazy Horse (Tashunca-uitco) and his warriors fought their final battle against the U.S. Cavalry in Montana.


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The Analects of Mudcat: The Internet

January 12, 2018 Leave a comment

“The Internet and social media are like the ocean:  good for surfing and fishing, but never drink any Kool-Aid made with the water.”

~M.T. Bass


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“Don’t try to win over the haters; you are not a jackass whisperer.”

January 10, 2018 Leave a comment

Art of Quotation

“Don’t try to win over the haters; you are not a jackass whisperer.”

— Brené Brown, author, speaker, educator

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Clear and Present Dangers……John Young

January 8, 2018 Leave a comment

“The greatest enemy of progress is the illusion of knowledge.”

~John Young


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On Writing: Thomas Berger

January 1, 2018 Leave a comment
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