"If a Tree Falls in a Forest… Who Cares!"

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”  Albert Einstein    I’m confused. I was reading an article online that got me thinking. I’m sure at some time or other you’ve heard the question “if a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”Well …

Big Brother's Watching Even When He's Not Watching"

There you are behind the wheel of your small, foreign made economy car headed to who knows where, barreling down the freeway at well above the posted speed limit, playing a pretty good game of ‘spotter,’ but that could change quickly.  What is ‘spotter’ you ask? well it’s an observation game most drivers learn to …

"3 Year Prison Term for an 84 year old? Nunsense! "

Did you hear the one about the 84 year old Roman Catholic Nun who was sentenced to a 3 year prison term for sabotage? No really, it’s not a  joke. It really happened! Yesterday an 84 year old anti-nuclear protester nun and her two Catholic co-defendants were sentenced for their role in a break in …

George Zimmerman: "Notoriety Aftermath"

Remember George Zimmerman the overzealous Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot and killed 17 year old Trayvon Martin back in February of 2012? I’m sure you do, the killing and subsequent murder trial were a media bonanza and received worldwide attention. During the course of the trial questions were raised about such important issues as racial …

"The Choice is Yours"

“The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.”     H. Norman Schwarzkopf  American General ——————————————————————————————- Life is all about making choices. It’s about reaching decisions and being prepared to live by those decisions. I’m not talking about the countless day to day choices …

"Why Didn't I Take the Day Off? Raylene Update"

God what a night! After Raylene’s  ‘playground accident’ and subsequent four hour ER experience I had a hell of a time falling asleep! I was pretty wound up and didn’t get to bed until around 1:30AM and didn’t actually fall  asleep until nearly 4 AM.  Try as I might I just couldn’t get Ray’s slide …