Monthly Archives: May 2010

“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” -G.K. Chesterton


‘Cause the world depends on US!

Another song from my childhood. I love so many Johnny Horton songs to this day! This one still gives me a feeling in my gut I cannot describe to you… Here’s the Blues Brothers – it’s not a video, but it’s a terrific version, in my opinion: Something a bit more light-hearted:

A song in memory of Michael Henry Cassel

A lot of songs I really like are from my childhood, and many of the memories that go with them are centered around my father. I idolized him as a little girl, and wanted SO much to be like him. In some ways I succeeded magnificently…but not necessarily in a good way. Loud, opinionated, stubborn…among […]

BarryO is a real piece of work…this is sickening

From Carol’s Closet, via Paco Enterprises, I find this the most depressing news of the day…so far. It’s not even 0715! The present “leader of the Free World” is a scum-sucker of world class proportion. In his nomination to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, BarryO has chosen Judge Robert N. Chatigny — who believed […]

Thomas Sowell – cuz it’s Tuesday!

No time for more than an excerpt and a link to Dr. Sowell’s column: “But magic words do not create magic realities.” Read it all at!

“Daddy, I didn’t know you were there.”

From the Billings Gazette, in Billings, Montana, comes this story out of Wyoming. In case you’re not familiar with the area, Billings is VERY close to the Wyoming border. My Favorite Cousin lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming – wonder if she saw this article? The Honor Flight Network is one of the best ideas to come […]

“He hugged Florida Gov. Charlie Crist so hard…

…he squeezed him right out of the Republican Party.” And we don’t miss him much at all. I can’t write a headline to save my life, but I can copy someone else’s words. These are from Jonah Goldberg’s column today at Jonah’s point is that while BarryO’s endorsement of a candidate isn’t exactly the […]