Tag Archives: Politics

Not My Circus?

This morning, on fellow blogger Stef’s Daily Delights, I encountered this Polish proverb: Not my circus, not my monkeys!  Well! I promptly decided to adopt the proverb as my mantra-of-the-day. Enough of the silliness, enough of the small stuff (I thought … Continue reading

Posted in Challenge, Doubt, Personal Essay | Tagged , , , , , , | 24 Comments

My Favorite Brew!

Beer certainly has its place (it’s sneaked into both my blogs!) — But my favorite tipple is tea. Morning, noon, evening, any time is tea time! Here’s how a British statesman put it: If you are cold, tea will warm … Continue reading

Posted in Etcetera, Food, Poetry, Quotes | Tagged , , , , | 34 Comments

What Does Freedom Mean, Take #2

The debate — no, strike that — the fight over the nation’s debt goes on and on, and while it’s raging, our nation’s fabric is being torn apart. Benjamin Franklin, wasn’t it? who said, If we do not hang together, … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Etcetera, Freedom, Personal Essay, Quotes | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Original or Copy?

Which do I think I am? Here’s the challenge: “Every man is born an original, but sadly, most men die copies.” — Abraham Lincoln But he himself was born an original and remained so to the last day of his … Continue reading

Posted in Etcetera, Photography, Quotes, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments