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I wrote this January 7th, 2021 the day after the Electoral College confirmed the new President.
A Bit of a Brag
On April 30, 2010 the doctor (me) had his 3rd hole-in-one at North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village, CA. I, like many, blame fate for all other accidents, but somehow I feel personally responsible when I make a hole-in-one.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
“What ya gonna do?” Tony Soprano
“Do you come here often?” Asked in many a tavern across the fruited plain.
“Do I come here often?” Asked by senior citizens in many taverns.
“How’s that working for you?” Dr. Phil
“Still working on that?” (Referring to your dinner plate) A waiter who wants to turn your table
“History teaches that men and nations behave wisely after they have exhausted all other alternatives” Abba Eban
“If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.” Mark Twain
“Nothing is often the right thing to do, and always the right thing to say.”
“Politicians are like diapers. They both need to be changed often – and for the same reason.”
Hilton’s Rule: “No job is too small to botch.”
“Good listeners are not only popular everywhere but, after awile, they know something.
“It’s really hard to make predictions, especially about the future.” Yogi Berra
“A simple way to take a measure of a country is to look at how many want in, and how many want out.” Tony Blair
“A man can fail many times but he doesn’t become a failure until he blames someone else.”
“Wringing your hands only stops you from rolling up your sleeves” James Rollins (in The Black Order)